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Waves Village Resort Hatteras Sunsets galore! Onsite Resort Amenities

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,650 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Spacious 3BR condo w Private Hot Tub, Dock, Pool, Onsite Watersports & More

Downwinder is a spacious 1st level end condo at WAVES VILLAGE RESORT with tons of light and full of amenities and easy access to pool area! Downwinder is sure to please not just the kiteboarding and watersport enthusiasts! Watch all the kites, kayaks, paddle boarders and more by day, and the great soundfront sunsets in the evening from the large balcony or the private hot tub! Enjoy onsite restaurant & bar (Good Winds), plus fun for all ages: kiteboarding, surfing, NEW onsite ropes course, coffee shop, and short walk to the beach.

Enjoy a large open kitchen with breakfast bar, granite counters and stainless appliances. There are 3 large bedrooms - K/K/Q plus queen sleep sofa, with TV in every bedroom. Amenities include: DVD player, outdoor shower, onsite kiteboarding/ watersports; air pumps, lockable storage w/board racks, soundfront pool & sun deck. Private Hot tub. Pet friendly (fee). Beds made, Elevator access, Washer/dryer, WiFi.

Kitty Hawk Kites is located next door and offers kiteboarding lessons, kayak tours, hang gliding lessons, and kiteboarding/kayak/paddleboard/surf board rentals. There is a kiteboarding school at this location. Also you will find a full service restaurant (Good Winds), coffee shop, and plenty of other shops filled with something for everyone! NEW onsite ropes course opened July 2016!

About the Area: The beach is a 10 minute walk just across the two lane road. The road you walk down brings you to the Rodanthe Pier (where The Nights of Rodanthe movie starring Richard Gere was filmed) - this is the only Pier within 20 miles - and a fairly secluded beach area. You'll be able to pick your spot on the beach with ease and without having to walk far.

The Chicamacomico Life Saving Station museum is about 1 mile away, and the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (America's Tallest Lighthouse) is about 25 miles away and is worth climbing. S-Turns is known as the best surf spot on the East Coast and is 1 mile from the resort.

More Details

Property Manager
First Flight Rentals
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2017

About First Flight Rentals

Original owner; local Outer Banks resident for over 40 years. Local business owner

First Flight Rentals purchased this condo in 2008

Why First Flight Rentals chose Cape Hatteras

Waves Village Resort offers kiteboarding and watersports from the condo.

Amazing sunsets

Easy access to beach, lighthouses, and more.

Onsite Restaurant and coffee shop.

What makes this condo unique

Unique watersports resort - Waves Village Resort Hatteras Island - with walkable amenities and onsite food options

Guestbook comments from the manager

Great location and amenities next door - restaurant, bar, coffee shop, store, and kiteboarding setup. Staff was very friendly and accomodating. Good central location.

Spent a lot of time on deck enjoying the wonderful kitesurfers. Would be nice to have a lounge chair on deck as afternoon sun was spectacular.
May 2014
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Rodanthe Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Luxury tilework is a strong point in each bathroom. Each bathroom is connected to 1 bedroom for privacy. Two bath towels, two hand towels, and two wash cloths are included in each bedroom/bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Master Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Pull Out Couch - 1 sleep sofa /futon , In Great Room
  • All Bedroom Beds have a 4 inch Memory Foam Mattress Topper on them. One King bed can split into 2 twins underneath the mattress topper to allow for two twin beds - please request sheets in advance. Please request sheets for the pull out couch. Sheets & Towels for all 3 bedrooms (K/K/Q) are included. All bedrooms have TV and DVD Player, free Wi-Fi, dresser, closet with cedar walls for added scent, and a full bathroom attached.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
next door - NEW Ropes course NEW climbing wall, laser tag, & putt putt golf. Fun for all ages!


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(8 traveler reviews)

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Waves Village Resort Hatteras Sunsets galore! Onsite Resort Amenities
average rating of 3.75 based on 11 reviews

Excellent kiting, mixed reviews

  • 3 of 5

I rarely spend time on these surveys because the owners/managers never post negative comments. I’ll provide a balanced, accurate review and see if it gets posted.

In some ways, this place gets 5 stars, in others it gets 1 star.


* The kiting setup is fantastic.

** It’s literally across the lawn from the Kitty Hawk Kites school.

** The lawn can get a little crowded, but it’s super convenient for setup, take-off and landing, and all just 60 seconds from your front door.

** There’s an air compressor at KHK for the kites, although it needs a little TLC.

** There are lockers at the garage level for your kite gear so you don’t have to haul it up and down the stairs every day.

* The local staff are super friendly and helpful.

* There are a couple of restaurants within walking distance

* The unit as a whole was clean, spacious, and had a fabulous view of the sunset.

* The kitchen was a great space for preparing meals.


* You’re sharing walls, ceilings and floors with your neighbors. If they are noisy (e.g. barking dogs, running kids, etc) you are pretty much stuck with it. Cross your fingers for good neighbors. Frankly, given how little money they earn from letting tenants bring dogs, the owners would be better off just not allowing dogs at all in order to prevent the headaches for everyone all around.

* Calling the pool shower a “shower" is being generous. It has no water pressure and you need one hand at all times to run the water - requiring gymnastic balancing skills to use it.

* Although they provide a pool, they do not provide pool towels.

* Depending on the unit you rent, there are windows with no blinds, so be prepared for some bright mornings.

* The WiFi is spotty and will disconnect you fairly regularly

* Watch out for the welcome letter you’ll get about 1 week before your stay. It’s not very clearly written and it may make you think you’ll need to pack a couple extra suitcases of stuff. Call ahead to find out what’s actually in the unit and what’s not so that you know what to pack.

We will definitely return to the OBX for the amazing kiting, but we’re on the fence about whether we would rent this place again, the biggest problem being noisy, disrespectful neighbors. Maybe we’ll have better luck with that next time.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stay in Wave 18

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed the location and our stay in Wave 18. The unit is, however, in need of some TLC. The king bed is very noisy due to an unattached headboard and some undetermined structural issue. The MBR fan makes a lot of noise until it gets up to speed.

The toilet seat in the bathroom off the living area is missing a bolt and slips around. The washing machine sounds like it is on it's last legs. The middle heating element in the left side of the toaster doesn't work. On the positive side the cleaning lady does a first rate job.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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New Windsor NY

Great Vacation!

  • 4 of 5

We had such a great vacation week! The unit was so spacious, clean, comfortable and nice (but slightly worn) furnishings. The deck furniture wasn't very comfortable and looked weathered but watching the beautiful sunsets from the hot tub was amazing...a big benefit from staying on the sound side. We liked the open concept and the kitchen had plenty of room to move around and lots of storage. We cooked in the majority of the time and we were a bit disappointed the kitchen was lacking in some basics such as a strainer for pasta and some other utensils. Otherwise it had nice stainless appliances and tons of counter space. The living area was comfortable . We liked that the unit wasn't "over decorated" but noticed it lacked small touches like a lamp that plugged in even though it was placed on an end table. And I know we weren't there to watch TV but we don't go out at night so movie channels would have been nice verses basic cable. There was a fireplace as posted, but it was just for show which seemed odd. The master bedroom was also very spacious and lots of closet space. My only complaint there was the mattress. The actual mattress was thin and cheap with a Tempur-pedic topper. My back was bothering me toward the end of the week. And lastly, the one thing that was annoying that really can't be helped was the noise from upstairs. Who ever was above us walked heavily at ALL hours. They woke early and went to bed late. It was loud like they were in our unit. Also adding to the noise was construction outside even on the weekend. But in spite of all the minor issues we really enjoyed our stay! Everyone was very friendly, the pool was sparkling, the weather was perfect. We loved watching the kite surfers and all the activity on the sound. The restaurant and shops next door were very convenient, as we got in late the night we checked in and didn't feel like cooking. The food was good and service great. We loved the remote wild beauty of Rodanthe and really look forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very friendly service,beautiful views

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I really enjoyed the condo. The only thing I was unhappy with was the condition of some of the furniture. The leather sofa was ready to be put the curb. It looked as though it had been left out in the weather too many times. Other than that, it was just we needed. It was our first vacation in 30 years without children. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great property, with minor flaws. Would stay again

  • 4 of 5

Loved the location - away from the more touristy areas of the OBX. We're not kite boarders, but loved sitting on the balcony watching them. Condo was in good shape when we arrived, though it could have been a bit cleaner. Beach is only a short distance away and was never crowded. Biggest problem was WiFi. It was basically unusable during our stay. ISP had been out to work on it during the week, but didn't see any improvements. All-in-all, it was a nice vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Couch was in poor condition.

  • 3 of 5

The Couch was in poor condition The leather /vinyl cushions were peeling. Had to use one of our blankets as a covering to sit in the couch and not get little pieces of peelings on our cloths. The Freezer would not stay cold enough seems there is an issue with the defrost circuitry in the Freezer since the bottom

would collect Ice and had to be set at 8-9 to freeze in the freezer. The pipe that went from the garbage disposal to the drain trap was loose and was discovered when running the dishwasher the first time. wiped up the water under the sink and tightened the hand fitting that connected to the trap and the water leak was solved. Didn't know that some water had run down the drain pipe under the sink and to the unit below until we talked to the maintenance person. We had early check in and seems the floors were not mopped in the 2 king bedroom bathrooms. Feet would collect black that you would notice when showering. The unit reports that you can sleep 8 however when checking the Plates and coffee cups there were not enough.

Had only 5 plates with chips and cereal bowls only had 5. The toaster had to be replaced during our stay since only half of the 4 slice toaster worked. Their are at least 5 light bulbs that need to be replaced in the unit. Recommend that the floor in the kitchen be made of tile and not hardwood flooring. When the maintenance man checked the refrigerator the feet of the refrigerator scratched the floor. The refrigerator was to close the wall causing poor circulation for the refrigerator . We pulled it out so there was 4-5 inches behind the refrigerator. You can see that the laminate flooring in front of the refrigerator is slightly warped from getting wet I suspect from previous leaks from the freezer thawing. These are the only reason I only gave 3 stars. I liked the location, Great we has a hot tube, and grill. Had plenty of dishes and silverware for the 4 of us Great sound system as I hooked up my computer to HDMI extra input and was able to play music to the installed system. Great touch. Great view of Kiteboarding and sunsets. Nice deck for sitting out and enjoying the view. Had a great relaxing vacation. Would rent here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
120 Miles
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Nags Head Golf Links
Nearest Train
110 Miles
Rocky Mount
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
158 West & 64 West
Car: necessary

The Outer Banks is a great destination for families, groups, families with kids, retirees, couples, and more. Though summertime is the most populated and warmest time of year, the Spring & Fall have much to offer including lower rates, nice weather, and less traffic.

If you enjoy going to the beach, flying a kite, sightseeing, shopping, watersports, eating out, or just relaxing with your family and friends, Rodanthe is the perfect location. Sunsets here are amazing - the sun sets into the horizon with no land in sight - reminding many of the west coast, and of course there's nothing like watching a sunrise on the soft sandy beaches of Cape Hatteras.

Rodanthe is a world class kiteboarding and surfing destination. Stand Up Paddleboarding and Kayaking are also two of the more popular activities. This particular location is one of the few Kiteboarding Resorts in the world, featuring a Kiteboarding School, Waterfront Condos & Restaurant, Coffee Shop, and 4 exciting retail shops!

Other Activities: Kiteboarding, Hang Gliding, Kayaking, Stand Up Paddleboarding


Rates & Availability

Rodanthe Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mid Aug
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late August
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 28 2017 - Jan 5 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/Linen $200 + Tax
Pet Fee $125 + Tax
Admin Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Partial week stays must be quoted through our office. The partial week stays do not calculate correctly on this site. 252-489-4747
Note: Rates are subject to change based on availability.

Optional Travel Insurance is available through Red Sky Ins Co. - please call our office for a quote.

Credit Cards Accepted: * Visa * MasterCard * Discover
Personal Checks & Electronic Check accepted within 30 days of arrival.

Condo available: Year Round
Restaurant open March - Dec 31.

Half of rent (plus optional travel insurance) is due with reservation. The other half and taxes and fees due 30 days prior to arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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