10 Dreamy Airbnbs in Cape Charles, VA (+ Waterfront Rentals)

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There are few places as charming as Cape Charles on the Eastern Shore. These are the best Airbnbs in Cape Charles VA to help you have the most memorable trip possible!

Are you planning your trip to Cape Charles last minute?

If you’re traveling to Cape Charles last minute, you want to ensure you have lodging ahead of time! Below are some of our top picks in town!

Best Lodging in Cape Charles:

  1. Cape Charles Homel 
  2. Key Lime Cottage 
  3. Stunning Cape Charles Retreat 
  4. Cape Motel

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One of my favorite places in Virginia is Cape Charles, a small town of just over 1,000 people on the southern part of the Eastern Shore.

There are many things to do in Cape Charles, but I just love how slow things move there and how the day starts with such peace and relaxation. It truly is a remarkable place!

Best Airbnbs in Cape Charles, VA
Best Airbnbs in Cape Charles, VA

A lot of people don’t realize it, but Cape Charles has some of the most beautiful homes in the state and there is a lot of history behind some of them! And, hotel options are not aplenty in this part of the Eastern Shore, so there is no better way to experience Cape Charles than by staying at an Airbnb rental there.

These Cape Charles Airbnb rentals are fantastic options for your trip. If you have any favorite bayside cottages in Cape Charles or close by, please let us know in the comments! Thanks!

Top Airbnbs in Cape Charles VA

Below, you will find our hand-picked Airbnbs in Cape Charles to consider for your trip. We hope you like them and find one suitable for your vacation!

Liberty on the Bay (Featured on HGTV!)

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This gorgeous Cape Charles Airbnb was featured on HGTV’s Beachfront Bargains and is a beautiful property and one of the best and most acclaimed in Cape Charles!

It can fit up to ten guests in its four bedrooms and two baths. There is a brand new kitchen and a fire pit.

Inside, you’ll find hardwood floors, a fully-equipped and spacious kitchen, and two outdoor showers. There is also a large front porch and private backyard available to guests.

The house is a 5-minute walk from the beach and the historic part of Cape Charles. This is definitely one of the best places to stay in the town and great value for money.

Chesapeake Bay View Luxury Stay

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If you’re looking for a gorgeous stay on the Chesapeake Bay, this home is it! Their motto is ‘The only thing we overlook is the Bay’ and it’s definitely true!

This spacious Cape Charles rental is one of the three ‘grand old ladies’ that were built across from the beach with the objective of facing directly into the sunset.

This home fits 12 people, has 5 bedrooms, and 4.5 baths. It was built in 1927 for a wealthy merchant in Cape Charles and has been modernized since but still has retained its old charm.

Four of the bedrooms have queen-sized beds (and en-suite bathrooms) and the fifth bedroom has 4 single beds. There is free parking, wifi, washer/dryer unit, and so much more. This is definitely one of the best Airbnbs in Cape Charles and the entire Eastern Shore.

Family Reunion on the Bay

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This spectacular and cozy home in Cape Charles is the perfect getaway for groups and large families looking to head to the Eastern Shore town. Fitting up to 16 people, you will be impressed by the modern appliances, spacious and open floor plan, generous seating, and more!

This home is accessible even to those with mobility challenges (side-door ramp, 1st floor in shower seat, and more).

There are five bedrooms. Two have a king-size bed and a third has a king-size bed and two single beds. The fourth bedroom has a queen-size bed and a crib and the fifth has 5 single beds. There is wifi, a dryer, heating, high chair, and free street parking.

Sweet Retreat in Cape Charles, VA

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This gorgeous and spacious home is the perfect Airbnb rental in Cape Charles for groups of 12 or less. There are 6 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, and renovations as recent as 2018.

The home is located just 9 homes from the beach and there are 3600 square feet inside of the property.

There are six bedrooms – two have queen-size beds, two have king-size beds, one has 3 single beds and 3 floor mattresses, and one has a bunk bed. You’ll find wifi, air-conditioning, heating, a fully-equipped kitchen, and more at this lovely rental.

The Salt Box (One Block to the Beach)

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One block from the beach, you will find ‘The Salt Box’, an Airbnb in Cape Charles worth booking if you’re a group of six or fewer. This property has 3 bedrooms, 4 beds, and 2 baths and is exceptionally clean and practical for a great trip!

The Cape Charles home sits in the Historic District and is a short walk to many bars, shops, restaurants, the beach, and the harbor. It truly is an exceptional location for your Cape Charles trip!

You will find one bedroom with a king-size bed, another with a queen-size bed, and a third with two single beds. There is heating, free street parking, a dryer, A/C, a fully-equipped kitchen, and more.

Retreat With In-ground Pool & Private Beach

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This spectacular home is located a bit south of Cape Charles near Kiptopeke State Park. It fits up to 12 guests in its 5 bedrooms (with 3 baths).

You will find a 1/2 mile walk to the beach (a private beach community) and a pool on the property. There is also an outdoor shower. The home is a fantastic option for family get-togethers but is not a party house and is not mean for groups looking to be loud and throw parties.

In the home, you will find one bedroom with a king-size bed, three bedrooms with queen-size beds, and one with a bunk bed. There is wifi, A/C, a fully-equipped kitchen, and more.

The Minnow (Lovely Studio near Beach)

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If you’re after a more affordable home for fewer guests, this is a great option for a weekend getaway to Cape Charles!

This charming home fits two people and has one bedroom and one bath. Inside, you’ll find a coastal style interior with a private entrance, deck, and kitchenette. This is located on the second floor, please note (no elevator).

There is free wifi, free parking heating, A/C, and more at this gorgeous Cape Charles rental. It is located just a few blocks from the beach and town’s main street.

Large Family Rental Close to Beach

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If you’re seeking a large, spacious house that can accommodate up to 14 guests, this is a perfect option for your Eastern Shore trip!

With 5 bedrooms, 9 beds, and 2.5 baths, this gorgeous Airbnb in Cape Charles has all of your needs and is located near the Bay.

The home is a large Victorian house that has renovated bathrooms with large showers and hot water. You can walk from the house to the beach, restaurants, and the main street of Cape Charles. It has a three-story layout with a large living room, dining room, kitchen, and there are three porches!

The kitchen is fully-equipped for guests and you’ll find free wifi and parking on the premises.

Cape Charles Cottage in Historic District

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Another fantastic Cape Charles cottage that is an ideal stay in the Eastern Shore town! This home can accommodate up to 10 guests in its 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths.

It is freshly renovated and located in the historic district. They are merely one block from the beach, restaurants, and shops. There is one bedroom with a king-size bed and the other three all have queen-size beds. There is a bathtub, heating, wifi, A/C, and more at this lovely property!

The Grand Escape (Featured on HGTV!)

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This beautiful home was featured on HGTV’s Beachfront Bargain Hunt and truly is fantastic value for a trip to the Eastern Shore! It is a renovated Victorian home that is located merely one block from the water.

It fits up to 11 guests in its 5 bedrooms (6 baths). There is a spacious, fully-equipped kitchen, dining room, living room, and a den. However, you can close the den off to allow it to serve as another sleeping area.

There is free wifi, a dryer, A/C, and much more in this wonderful Cape Charles summer rental!

We hope that this guide helped you discover the best Airbnbs in Cape Charles and will make your trip planning much easier!

If you have any tips for fantastic Cape Charles Airbnbs, please let us know in the comments!  Thanks!

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