Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Waves

The island views and parks create a pretty picture of Waves. This city has something for everyone. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Waves

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Waves a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rodanthe Pier (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Avon Fishing Pier (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Waves

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Waves is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Salvo Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Hatteras Island (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Waves

The nearest airport is in Manteo, NC (MEO-Dare County Regional), located 27.4 mi (44.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Waves?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 428 holiday lettings around Waves. From 371 Houses to 29 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Waves?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Waves:

  • Palisade Acres: 112 holiday homes
  • Wind Over Waves: 160 holiday homes
  • South Nags Head: 367 holiday homes
  • Spindrift Banks: 114 holiday homes
  • Ocean Isle Estates: 190 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Waves?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Waves. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bodie Island Lighthouse: 2,372 holiday lettings
  • Avon Fishing Pier: 1,313 holiday lettings
  • Salvo Beach: 951 holiday lettings
  • Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site and Museum: 989 holiday lettings
  • Surf's Up: 1,137 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Waves listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Waves?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 371 Houses in Waves. Our other popular types of Waves holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 29 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Flats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Waves?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 280 holiday homes with pool available in Waves. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.