• 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Chairs
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Children Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck/Patio
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher
  • Family
  • Family
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Golf
  • Golf
  • Heating
  • Heating
  • Housekeeper Included
  • Housekeeper Included
  • Ice Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Kitchenette
  • Linens Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Oven
  • Oven
  • Parking
  • Parking
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Porch/Veranda
  • Porch/Veranda
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Smoke Detector
  • Smoke Detector
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Toaster
  • Washing Machine
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

2BR/2BA - BR1:1Q, 2T Bunk, BR2:1Q, Den:1Q Sleeper (linens for sleeper not supplied, but can be added) - Stunning sea and pier vistas from the family friendly happiness of this cute duplex located right beside the Sea Crest Pier. Open living, dining, and kitchen. W/D, D/W, WIFI, Cable, covered porch,, shared fish cleaning station and outdoor shower. No smoking, No family dogs and cats.
Linens and departure cleaning service are supplied in your rental.

How to Save Money on Your Rental

  • Many property management companies and vacation homes supply Southport area promotional travel catalogs which include offers, either offered individually by local companies, or via a relationship between the property management company and the vendor itself. These guides may provide a good start to your rental home search.
  • Able to change your trip week? The off-peak shoulder seasons will offer you incredible rates on weekly rental accommodations.
  • Are you a armed forces veteran? Quite a few management companies provide unique discounts to vets and active-duty forces. Be sure to check with property management company to see if your vacationing group qualifies for a price reduction.
  • Is there a particular activity that you are most anticipating during your stay? You'll receive the most value from a rental which most directly matches your ideal vacation setting, even if it costs a bit more.
  • Think about getting trip insurance with your lease agreement. Trip insurance, which generally will cost you somewhere between 1% - 5% of the base rental price, provides vacationers reimbursement of their rental expenses for any missed due to personal medical emergencies or weather, and additionally ensuing additional hurricane evacuation costs or charges, such as an unexpected hotel room stay or additional gas. Trip insurance can be a bank account-saver if the unforseen occurs (heaven forbid!).

How to Book a Vacation Home

Many people are surprised to learn the number of vacation rentals are available in their area of interest. Vacation home accommodations have gained in popularity with the rise of essential search sites like Homeaway and VRBO.

The vast majority of vacation rentals in Southport are privately owned and many are represented by well-known local rental management companies. Owners frequently choose management companies to manage promoting and advertising, housekeeping and maintenance tasks.

Here are some tips and strategies to help you understand the vacation rental search and booking process.

Where to find and reserve the best vacation rental:

Before you book "2 Tortugas West -- 1127 East Beach Drive, West Unit", review our short checklist of issues to consider.

The Earlier You Start, The Better The Selection

Southport vacation homes start booking very early. Reserving your rental property 6-12 months before your travel dates is recommended, when possible. A lot of visitors choose to begin their search over Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year gatherings.

Find your Area and Confirm Dates

Consensus can be difficult between family members, but as soon as this challenging part is complete everything will quickly slide in place.

Bedrooms and Bed Sizes Matter

Take a head count. How many beds and bedrooms will you be needing? Try to remember that most homes advertise maximum guest capacity, which usually includes sofa beds in the living area. You'll need to figure out what is most appropriate for your group. Generally rental home listings will summarize each of the unit's specific bedrooms and mattress sizes.

Decide on Your Budget

Check to make sure "2 Tortugas West -- 1127 East Beach Drive, West Unit" suits your price range *during your desired dates*. If multiple individuals or families are sharing the cost, be certain that each group understands their obligations and has agreed to a maximum they are willing to contribute. Most rental agreements call for a single individual to be in charge of the entire reservation.

Let's Discuss Amenities

What home features is your group interested in? Do you just desire a rental with a swimming pool, spa or beach volleyball court? Will the unit need to be beachfront, downtown, or near shopping? Are extras like beach chairs, grills, beach umbrellas, carts or coolers available and included in your rental property charge? Gather a list of "necessities and wants" from your party to help narrow your search to the most suitable property.

Accessability

Proper accessibility could make or break a vacation for the less-mobile. If wheel chair access, elevators, pool lifts or other special equipment is required, factor that into your search. Almost all vacation home postings will include a list of amenities.

Paws-Friendly, Please

Are you or other members of the party visiting with a family dog? Although quite a few vacation rentals allow pets, rules and charges fluctuate per rental. Make sure to read agreements and contracts carefully. Extra fees or deposits may be applied to your agreement. If in doubt, ask the property manager and get it in writing.

It Is Time to Search

Several internet resources exist to match renters with rental owners.. Together with Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Southport local vacation homes" for local vacation rental management companies. Local rental management companies pride themselves on an exceptional rental experience.

Negotiate

When you have spotted your dream rental, make sure your trip dates are available.

Although not true for all rental homes, many owners and property managers will make a deal on rates. If the price isn't negotiable, the number of nights might be. The off-season offers your best chance to make a deal for a lower rate.

Study the Total Agreement

Find out which of the following is included in your quoted rate:

  • Utilities
  • Internet Connectivity
  • Phone service
  • Pool Heating
  • Cable and pay-per-view TV
  • Daily Cleaning (If Available)
  • Trash collection
  • Maintenance (get a phone number)
  • Check in & Check Out Key Exchange
  • Parking requirements

In addition to the regular rate, guests must pay state taxes when booking "2 Tortugas West -- 1127 East Beach Drive, West Unit", as well as any other additional fees which might be mandatory depending on their circumstances, including a dog fee, early check-in or late check-out fee, or a pool heating fee for private pool usage during the autumn or spring months.

Cancelling your Rental Home

Cancellation policies vary for each property. You'll probably be offered trip insurance. Trip insurance, which frequently costs somewhere between 1% - 5% of the standard rental home rate, can provide vacationers with reimbursement of their vacation costs (and subsequent rental home costs) for any days missed due to personal medical emergencies or weather, as well as hurricane evacuation expenses, such as a unforeseen motel stay or additional gas.

Reserve It

As soon as you think you've identified "the one", start the booking process. You will likely have to submit a security deposit at time of reservation.

Get Contact Details

Remember to get the manager's contact telephone number and entry/exit procedures for your rental property. We recommend storing the contact's details in your smartphone and wallet.

Good job on booking your vacation home! You're on the right path to a fabulous vacation!

During your Stay

  • Photograph on your arrival. Take notes of any damage immediately after you arrive. If you find damages, or if repairs are required call the home manager without delay. If there is a dispute about legal responsibility later, having the documented problems and communication attempts will be useful.
  • Ask questions. You may need instructions for a gas fireplace, TV or spa. Call your home manager. They are there to help. A quick phone call prevents many headaches.
  • Be considerate of the community. Local people will probably be as friendly to you as you are considerate of them. Remember the golden rule and treat others the same way you'd like to be treated by visitors next to your primary residence.
  • Ask a local. Residents may point you in the right direction.
  • Ensure you protect the rental owner (and your things!) by keeping the vacation rental locked up when you are away, exactly like you would in your own home.

Leaving Paradise

  • Check to make sure you've packed all of your belongings. Sweep every room in the home for forgotten possessions. Check bathrooms, the garage, kitchen cabinets, decks, the pool area, and anywhere else your gear might "hide".
  • As soon as everything is out, perform a walk-through of the property to make sure that no damage occurred in the course of your remain. We suggest walking through with the rental manager whenever feasible (this isn't always the case).. If the property manager is not available, make certain you take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • How was your trip? Nearly all rental property websites ask for reviews after your stay is complete. Owners and rental managers will thank you for favorable ratings. If anything was wrong and they didn't correct it in a reasonable manner, or when the rental home was not as described, you'll want to make it a point as part of your review.

Iterate

Hold a debrief with the members of your group. Did everyone have a great time? Maybe everything turned out to be ideal and you're ready to reserve the property for next season. Otherwise, you've gained useful experience to help with the next search.

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Victory Beach Vacations

Victory Beach Vacations

Visitors who are on the hunt for the postcard-perfect vacation rental in the heart of the Carolina Beach or Kure Beach area will find an enticing selection and plenty of friendly customer service when they rent through Victory Beach Vacations. Based in Carolina Beach in the coastal Cape Fear region, Victory Beach Vacations has more than 100 vacation rentals in all shapes and sizes to ensure that every vacationing family can find their dream home away from home on the beach.   When you book your Cape Fear getaway with Victory Beach Vacations, the fun doesn’t end when you leave the beach, it continues with an array of privately-owned properties outfitted with all of the amenities needed for a fabulous beach vacation.   Jenna Lanier, General Manager, explains that her family first opened the rental and property management business in 2002. At the forefront of Victory Beach operations is Lanier’s mother, Caroline Meeks. Meeks is both the Broker in Charge and co-owner with husband, Buck Meeks, who manages the Field Services team with Lanier’s husband, Scott.   For nearly 20 years, the Victory Beach team has worked tirelessly to establish a network of top-of-the-line rental properties for Cape Fear visitors to enjoy. “As far as our properties go,” explains Lanier, “they are all updated, well-furnished and appointed. “We have always performed post-cleaning inspections and since the pandemic, have put freshly laundered duvets over all of the comforters between rentals.”   Lanier emphasizes how important the guests experience is “we strive to give our guests a relaxing, stress free, memorable vacation.” This emphasis on customer service has led to Victory Beach Vacations having a 4.8 Google rating with over 300 reviews by happy owners and guests.In addition to Victory Beach’s superior sanitation practices, the company offers properties for every type of visitor. Choose from luxury oceanfront houses and condos to more reasonbly priced 2nd row properties with oceanviews. Many properties include pools and hot tubs as well, perfect for outdoor entertaining, and many are dog friendly.   Lanier also notes that all properties are within walking or driving distance to Pleasure Island’s main attractions – Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. The former, as described by Lanier, is the more commercialized of the two destinations and features a boardwalk, outdoor dining options and a plethora of weekly activities including fireworks, live music, amusement park pop-ups, and movies under the stars. Kure Beach offers a more residential feel with its fishing pier, intimate restaurants and family favorite, North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher.More water fun awaits, too. “There is a harbor and a canal that feed into the intercoastal. We have several properties on the harbor so guests can bring their boat, kayak, [or jet ski] and travel between islands,” says Lanier.   A stay with Victory Beach Vacations is an annual pilgrimage for most. “A large percentage of guests are previous guests. Some even reserve the same property for the next year as they’re checking out,” Lanier says. “It’s almost like it’s their personal vacation home.”   Even before guests arrive at their vacation destination, the Victory Beach Vacations’ website greets them with a live beach cam and exquisite aerial footage of both Carolina and Kure Beaches. See for yourself by scanning the QR code and call Victory Beach Vacations at 910.458.0868 to book your Cape Fear getaway. Start making your memories today! —Grace Silipigni