Show Boat is pure escapism, but not from civilization.

Kick Up Your Flip Flops!

Your great Outer Banks adventure starts here, at Show Boat. We designed our vacation villa "Show Boat" to offer our guests access to the very best of everything the Outer Banks has for travelers, explorers, pirates and kids too. Show Boat is:

Centrally located.

Right across the causeway and to the right means our guests avoid the heavy change-over day traffic heading north or south on the islands.  At Show Boat our guests find themselves perfectly situated to begin exploring everything on their treasure map right away. We are located at literally the first traffic light on the southern highway.  Turn right here and find your vacation hide-a-way nestled among the greens of the Seascape Golf Club.  From here, you can walk or bike to the ocean.  If you have kids and gear, you may prefer to drive up and park at one of the many clean public access stations with showers and restrooms.

In the heart of the islands.  

The Outer Banks is literally a series of small islands off the coast of North Carolina. And Show Boat puts you smack in the heart of the restaurants, cafes, shopping and attractions.  In fact, North Carolina's newest water theme park, the fabulous OBX H2O,  is just minutes away. You will pass it just before you make the crossing onto the islands. From your exploration base here in Kitty Hawk, you can quickly reach the major attractions to the north, such as Duck and the 4-wheel drive beaches and just as easily head south to the take in the sights such as the Wright Brothers Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, The Jockey's Ridge Dunes in Nags Head and the historic Village of Manteo with the Elizabethan Gardens and reproduction of the Elizabeth II explorer ship.

A private villa that pampers you.

Show Boat was designed with a huge open and airy floor plan filled with natural light.  Our location on the golf course and bordering a wooded preserve affords our guests a unique level of privacy for this area.  We built our house to make even large families comfortable... with huge bedrooms with decks that open out to the sunshine and breezes, en-suite baths, a large great room with gourmet kitchen and on the ground level there is a game room with air hockey, wet-bar and sleeper sofa for the last minute friends who show up to join you on your adventure. Wink, wink. 

As an oasis of peace and tranquility.

Show Boat also offer guests a private heated pool and hot tub set among serenely landscaped gardens, lawns surrounded by lush foliage and flowering plants. The cottage is at the end of the cul de sac, so it is always that perfectly peaceful and private retreat. 


This wonderful cottage rents weekly only, from Sunday - to - Sunday throughout the season.

Show Boat Villa is just a 10-15 minute walk to the ocean beach, about six blocks of sidewalk with a traffic light to cross.  There is also plenty of beach parking and there are public restroom facilities near our beach access.

Tip: Reserve your week now as we typically book up the entire season by April. 

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