Jan 09, 2023

Top 10 OBX Vacation Home Pools

Step into one of Twiddy & Company’s top 10 OBX vacation home pools! Imagine how refreshing it will feel after you make a splash in one of these fantastic pools on a hot summer day. We voted on our favorite OBX pools and we’re happy to share the results. Our top pools take the pool area into consideration as well – these Outer Banks pool areas offer resort-style amenities. 

#10 – “Les Dunes” (B985)

If you’re seeking privacy during your Outer Banks vacation, “Les Dunes” is a perfect choice. Tucked away in the oceanfront community of Palmer’s Island, “Les Dunes” invites you to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and relax. Surrounded by the rare views of both the Atlantic Ocean and the Currituck Sound, this pool provides plenty of space for the entire family to swim and entertain. This sprawling coastal estate features a main home as well as a guest house and expansive landscaped grounds. 

#9 – “Sunlight on the Coast” (BFS125)

The beautiful pool and hot tub at “Sunlight on the Coast” give you a front-row seat to astonishing sunsets against the backdrop of the Currituck Sound. This home is just a short walk from downtown Duck, allowing you to cool off in the soundfront private pool after enjoying a day of shopping and eating in Duck.

KD1627 Pool Area

#8 – “Aphrodite” (KD1627)

The pool area at “Aphrodite” provides endless entertainment for your family and friends. This oceanfront oasis includes a lazy river around the perimeter of the pool, a bridge to the swim-up bar in the center of the pool, a tiki bar, and three hot tubs. Grab a raft and float on!

#7 – “Heavens to Betsy” (ER011)

After enjoying a day at the beach, walk over the dune and enter the stunning pool area at “Heavens to Betsy.” Located in the Pine Island Reserve community of Corolla, this vacation home is located in a private area, with just one row of homes between the ocean and the sound. The pool area at “Heavens to Betsy” has it all: a tanning ledge, a shallow area for the kids, a swim-up bar, an epic poolside gazebo, a firepit area, and easy access to the beach. 

#6 – “Welcome Aboard” (EC4)

Just steps from the ocean, “Welcome Aboard” offers a large and spacious pool area to soak up the sunshine or relax in the shade. Enjoy the lounge chairs, both by the pool and in the pool, basketball goal, swim-up bar, and cabana.

#5 – “The American Dream” (ER006)

Enjoy your own luxurious oceanfront resort at “The American Dream.” This pool area has it all! The pool offers a shallow end with steps to get into the refreshing deeper water, which includes a ledge with underwater barstools. The poolside cabana is truly an outdoor living area, with comfortable furniture, a TV, and automated screens. Between the pool and the beach, there is a 7-hole miniature golf course, with a small lighthouse feature to complete the Outer Banks theme. The hot tub and several seating areas are also included within the gated pool area. From the pool area, open the retractable doors in the game room with bar to create one large epic entertainment zone. Outdoor dinners are on the agenda, as there is a grilling area with an outdoor dinette set between the gated pool area and the game room. 

#4 – Sound to Sea Beach Club” (EC3)

Located in Pine Island Reserve in Corolla, this home’s pool area has all the bells and whistles. Grab a tube and float around in the lazy river. Cross the bridge over the lazy river to enter the shallow kiddie area and swim-up bar. Enjoy playing ping pong and cornhole poolside, or practice your putt on the putting green. There are various seating options in the pool area, choose whether to be in the shade or the sunshine, under the tiki bar or pergola. There is plenty of seating for a poolside dinner as well. Your family and friends are sure to be occupied in this amazing pool area for your entire vacation!

#3 – “Spyglass” (J11099)

Located directly on the oceanfront in Corolla, the spacious pool area at “Spyglass” has everything that you need to spend the entire day outside. The pool is large and includes a fun waterfall feature, as well as a tanning ledge for those who would like to stay cool while soaking up the sunshine. When your group is ready to refuel, there is a bar area with a pass-through window to the kitchenette in the game room. Lunch, snacks, and beverages can be conveniently served from the refrigerator and bar in the game room directly to the pool area. There is a ping pong table nearby in the shade when a break from the sunshine is needed. Lounge around on the comfortable furniture in the cabana while enjoying a good book or watching the kids splash around in the pool. After the sun sets for the evening, stargaze while enjoying a warm soak in the hot tub. The outdoor showers in the pool area are as functional as they are attractive. 

#2- “The Ocean Club of OBX” (ER010)

Surrounded by palm trees, the pool area at “The Ocean Club of OBX” feels like an oasis and includes resort-like features. A few of these features include an infinity pool that waterfalls into a kiddie pool, giant hot tub, shaded swim-up bar, pool table and foosball, and a spacious cabana with a TV. At night, the pool lights up and guests can enjoy a unique swimming experience under the stars.

#1- “Chateau De La Mer” (EC2)

One look at this pool and you’ll see why “Chateau De La Mer” is our top pick on Twiddy’s top 10 OBX vacation home pools. With exclusive features, such as the largest private lazy river on the Outer Banks, waterfalls, water fountains, lighting enhancements, a swim-up bar, a ping pong table, a deluxe grilling area, hot tub, and a spacious cabana with a TV, this pool area is top-notch. 

Best Community Pool

Many OBX communities offer a community pool and our favorite community pool area is the Oceanfront Complex at Corolla Light Resort. The Oceanfront Complex features two pools, a baby pool, and a heated training pool. The Oceanfront Grill is located on the premises, so tasty food and beverages are just steps away. There is a walkway to the beach as well. Just outside of the Oceanfront Complex, you’ll find several playground areas, and lighted basketball, volleyball, and shuffleboard courts. Horseshoes and a putting green are also available. Corolla Light also features scheduled activities at the Oceanfront Complex during the summer. In addition to the Oceanfront Complex, Corolla Light Resort offers a soundfront community pool, soundside piers and nature trails, indoor and outdoor tennis and pickleball courts, Sports Center with gym and pool, and trolley service that runs throughout the community in-season.

Corolla Light Oceanfront Pool Complex

Vacation Homes with Pools Book Quickly

A private pool is the most sought-after amenity at our vacation homes, and homes with pools book quickly. If you’re looking for a home with a private pool, we suggest starting your search early and booking an Advance Property Hold.

Twiddy & Company

Twiddy & Company

Jan 09, 2023

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