Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Southern Shores

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Southern Shores. Renowned for its beaches, dolphin watching and seaside, this city welcomes all visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Southern Shores

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Southern Shores a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Duck Woods Country Club (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Sea Scape Golf Links (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Pointe Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Kilmarlic Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Paradise Fun Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)

Seasonal weather in Southern Shores

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Southern Shores

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Southern Shores is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nags Head Woods Preserve (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Jockey's Ridge State Park (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Elizabethan Gardens (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Festival Park (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Currituck Beach (16.9 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Roanoke Island (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Southern Shores

Fly into Manteo, NC (MEO-Dare County Regional), the closest airport, located 15.5 mi (24.9 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Southern Shores?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,599 holiday lettings around Southern Shores. From 1,229 houses to 118 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 Southern Shores?

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 Southern Shores:

  • Whalehead Beach: 1,101 holiday homes
  • Colington Harbour: 35 holiday homes
  • Monteray Shores: 445 holiday homes
  • Ocean Sands: 789 holiday homes
  • Tuckahoe: 111 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 Southern Shores? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Southern Shores. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Duck Woods Country Club: 3,693 holiday lettings
  • Nags Head Fishing Pier: 2,434 holiday lettings
  • Sweetgum Swamp Trail: 2,454 holiday lettings
  • Nags Head Woods Preserve: 2,519 holiday lettings
  • Children at Play Museum: 3,113 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Southern Shores listed on 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 Southern Shores?

Yes, of course. offers 1,229 Houses in Southern Shores. Our other popular types of Southern Shores holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 118 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 187 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 118 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Southern Shores?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,022 holiday homes with pool available in Southern Shores. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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