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Carova Beach

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Corolla, Carova, NC
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Took an amazing Labor Day trip with friends to Carova Beach. Not too packed and he water was perfect. Great times!

Thank Amilcar G
Reviewed 21 August 2018

My family and I rented a large house on the 4x4 beach in Carova. It was amazing. I was very nervous but it turned out to be a m a z i n g. If you're looking to be in the center of action, this...More

1  Thank Frank B
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We arrived to to corolla 4x4 beach and instead of a cop being helpful he cussed us out and said “why are you even here in the rain”. We were trying to get to are beach house and he insisted on telling the rest of...More

3  Thank Tirzah M
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

The wild horses are SPECTACULAR to look at! The beachhouse is just a 1 min drive away from the beach. The outside-shower was a great idea! I could go on about how they thought of anything we could POSSIBLY need. The black hornets/ wasps and...More

Thank smilenac2018
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Have stayed on the 4x4 only beach several times and never disappointed! This is an area that is accessible by 4 wheel drive only and is a good time! A few more visitors on the beaches this visit but everyone seems to be cool and...More

1  Thank theJeepDAD
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

If you don’t mind being away from stores and shops it’s awesome. Not really that far from anything but the beach drive in and out is challenging. Overall fun experience. Lots of room on the beach for families, being able to take vehicles on the...More

3  Thank ScottWStrode
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Great beach to bust out the 4x4 and hit the beach. Very Long Beach access road with wild horses. Bring your beach gear and be prepared for a private day on the beach.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Gosh! I almost hate to let people in on this sort of secretive spot. For me no trip to OBX would be complete without a ride up the coastline to Virginia. Yes there are other people there, but because it is accessible only with 4wd,...More

2  Thank xbondgirl
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Awesome family trip. Booked home on Twiddy on 4x4 beach. First we came with an AWD Acadia and I do NOT recommend it. Although the vehicle could navigate the sand the track and sand in between are too high and you will get stuck! It’s...More

2  Thank MrsG102013
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We had a blast driving on the beach, enjoying the waves, and seeing the wild horses. Unlike anywhere we had ever been. Highly recommend taking a ride up to Carova in your 4x4, so glad we did it on our own instead of one of...More

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12 July 2018|
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Response from xbondgirl | Reviewed this property |
Im sorry. Im not sure
Jon S
27 March 2018|
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Response from LT T | Reviewed this property |
Questionable depending how far back this road is....on the beach you should have no problem but when you go off the beach the sand can be unforgiving. We have had trouble in our four wheel drive truck with the loose sand and... More
Melode O
9 February 2018|
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Response from Timothy L | Reviewed this property |
We had no trouble finding the horses among the houses behind the dunes. As another response says be careful of the water holes as some are quite deep and will swamp your vehicle. A 4wheel drive is a must. If you are... More