Welcome to "On the Half Shell" - your shell-abration destination for the ultimate beach getaway on beautiful Topsail Island! This three-bedroom, two-bathroom vacation rental is a true seaside gem, offering you a turtle-y relaxing escape like no other. Dive into a vacation experience where sea-inspired vibes meet modern comfort and convenience.
Step into the sun-kissed embrace of this spacious haven, where an open-plan living area beckons you to unwind and create memories with your pod of loved ones. The airy layout is perfect for enjoying good times together, whether you're whipping up seafood feasts in the fully equipped kitchen or lounging in the comfy living space. As the sun dips below the horizon, the front and back decks become your front-row seat to breathtaking sea turtle spectacles, and with the added bonus of a shaded outdoor "living room/lounge" crowned by a Tiki bar, you can raise a glass and clink your way into pure relaxation.
You'll be just a flipper's splash away from the public beach access – no need to worry about any crabby commutes across main roads! Whether you're catching waves, building sandcastles, or taking a leisurely stroll along the shoreline, the pristine beach is your playground. Nestled near the heart of Surf City, you'll find yourself in the midst of charming coastal vibes, vibrant local culture, and irresistible seafront dining options.
And let's not forget the special touch that sets this vacation rental apart – its name, "On the Half Shell." Much like the sea turtles that grace these shores, this home offers a safe haven where you can retreat, relax, and re-energize. So why wait? Book your shell-tastic stay today and embark on a beach vacation that's shore to leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Hurry, the tides and time wait for no one!
• This property is pet-friendly! A non-refundable fee will apply per pet. Limit of 2 pets per reservation. (100lb limit)
• No Smoking is allowed inside this property.
• Please refer to our Rentals FAQ page for useful information about our rentals!
• Linens (Sheets and Towels) are NOT provided with Lewis Realty reservations, However, we do offer a linen rental service!
A Full house linen package will include Sheets for all advertised beds, 2 towel sets per person, and a set of Kitchen Towels with a sponge. Additional charge for rentals longer than 1 week.
Individual bed sheet sets will include a set of bedsheets and 2 sets of towels per person. (2 sets for Twin beds and 4 sets for Double, Queen, and King Beds)
See our Available Rental Items page for a complete list of rentable items to add to your reservation!
• The town of North Topsail Beach has installed a sandbag barrier along the shoreline of the farther end of New River Inlet Road. Sandbags are visible in front of this property. For more information and photos of the shoreline condition, please refer to the Town of North Topsail Beach website.
• A 7-night Saturday to Saturday stay will be required during our Maritime, Bungalow, and Buccaneer seasons. A 3-night minimum stay will be required during our Castaway seasons. Please see the rate section for season dates.
• No pesky Security Deposits! All reservations will be required to have an Accidental Damage Protection Waiver. The cost of this waiver is included in the listed required reservation fees.
• This property offers PointCentral Keyless Access for a speedy check-in. Check-in instructions will be emailed to the reservation holder.