What to Bring


All properties are equipped with complete kitchens including full size appliances such as dishwashers, refrigerators, stove, oven, and microwave.  Dishes, glassware, and silverware are provided for at least 1.5 times the number of people a home accommodates to make sure there is adequate kitchenware.  Pots and pans, cookware, and bake ware are also provided including serving bowls, Tupperware and utensils. 

Small appliances such as a coffeemaker, blender, toaster and can opener are provided.  However, if you require specialty appliances such as a food processor, crockpot, or coffee grinder during your stay, please bring them as they are most likely not provided.  Kitchen linens such as dish towels, napkins, and any paper products are NOT provided, so make plans to pack them or purchase them at the local grocery store.  Kitchen linens are included in the linen package.  Spices and condiments are also not provided due to OSHA Health and Safety Standards. 

Bedrooms supply pillows, mattress pads and bedspreads for all beds.  Additional blankets are often not provided so please bring a few just in case.  Irons and ironing boards are generally not provided so please bring your own.  All properties in Atlantic Realty's program have central air conditioning and heat and internet access (unless noted in the property description). 

****Exceptions to these standard amenities are noted in the individual property descriptions.


  • Bath Mats
  • Dish Detergent
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Trash Bags
  • Foil, Plastic Wrap, Plastic Baggies*  Please note that plastic grocery bags are banned in our area for environmental reasons.  Paper bags are provided but we recommend using re-usable bags on your trip the grocery store.
  • Paper Products such as toilet tissue, paper plates, paper towels, plastic ware, etc.
  • Bath Soap, Shampoo, etc.
  • Hairdryers, Iron and Ironing Board
  • Medications and copies of prescriptions in case they get lost
  • Contacts and Glasses with copy of prescription in case they get lost
    • Baby Equipment -- items such as strollers, high chairs, cribs or pac n plays are not provided due to possibilities of item recall.  We recommend either bringing these items or renting them from a local company BabyQuip
    • Pet Needs -- Food and Bowls, Leash, Bedding, Treats, Toys, Collar with identification, Vet contact information and any medications

    • Sunscreen
    • Beach Blanket
    • Beach Toys
    • Beach Chairs and Umbrellas -- these items as well as watersports items can be rented from local companies such as Ocean Atlantic Rentals or OBX Beach Cabana
    • Cooler
    • Sun Hats
    • Sunglasses
    • Camera/Video Camera
    • Cash, Traveler's Checks, Credit or Debit Cards (make copies of both sides in case these are lost or stolen and keep in a safe place). 


    • Bring an extra set of keys for lockouts
    • Check tires for proper inflation pressure
    • Check all fluids
    • Do not over pack your vehicle so that your vision is blocked
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