• As low as $218/Night
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 10
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General Features

  • Books
  • Games
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Area rugs in public areas
  • At least 80% lighting from LEDs
  • Barbecue grill
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Blender
  • Boat on site
  • Carbon monoxide detector installed (host has indicated there is a carbon monoxide detector on the property)
  • Close to skiing
  • Coffee grinder
  • Deadbolt lock
  • Deck or patio
  • Dining table
  • Dishwasher
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Fitness center
  • Free WiFi
  • Garden
  • Golf nearby
  • Golfing on site
  • Hair dryer
  • Hardwood flooring in public areas
  • Heating
  • Hiking nearby
  • Ice maker
  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Kayak on site
  • Living room
  • Lobster/crab pot
  • Microwave
  • Near a health or beauty spa
  • Near a hospital
  • Near laundromat
  • Near outlet shopping
  • Near the beach
  • Near the sea
  • No elevators
  • No pets allowed
  • Note from host: NO smoking in the house, on the patios or decks!
  • Onsite parking
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Oven
  • Power boating nearby
  • Refrigerator
  • Smart TV with cable/satellite service
  • Smoke detector installed (host has indicated there is a smoke detector on the property)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Stovetop
  • Swimming nearby
  • Tennis on site
  • Theme parks nearby
  • Tile flooring in public areas
  • Towels provided
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Water park
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Water tubing nearby
  • Water-efficient toilets only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Windsurfing nearby

About this Property

  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Private vacation home

You'll be "Dune the Happy Dance" when you book this delightful 4 bedroom/3 bath home! You will be greeted with CONCIERGE LINEN AND TOWEL SERVICE. Upon your arrival, all beds will be completely made with kitchen and bath towels supplied. Please note: we do NOT provide beach towels or toiletries. Unwind and savor the amenities that award-winning Sunset Beach has to offer at "DUNE THE HAPPY DANCE", a west-end, fifth row beach home ideally poised just a few steps from the beach. Once you're on the beach, you are only about a football field's walk to Bird Island. With 40th Street being the end of the island, 37th Street is one of the closest walks to the famed Kindred Spirit Mailbox. This inviting comfortable home features cavernous vaulted ceilings throughout with TWO PRIMARY SUITES and private baths along with two additional bedrooms connecting to a third jack-n-jill bath. With two king beds, two full beds, two twin beds, the home sleeps 10 with bespoke designed furnishings and linens, cheerful paint in all rooms, 7 ceiling fans with remotes, stainless appliances, bespoke wood countertops, well-supplied kitchen with all the pots/pans, dishes, etc. you could possibly need including both a Keurig (bring your favorite pods) and a traditional coffee maker. The home includes hi speed wi-fi and cable and intelligent TVs for your convenience to log into with your own streaming accounts during your visit. Soak up the sun and sounds of the ocean from EITHER the upsized screened porch off the back of the home or the upsized sun deck on the front of the home. Both have seating for 10! Mosquitos will not be invited to your gathering as additional care has been taken to screen the entire back porch including the deck floor. Outside amenities include a grille, outside shower, wide selection of outdoor furnishings, beach chairs, body boards, sand toys, umbrella, and picnic table. Inhale the ocean breeze calming in the hammock or bring your own eno to appreciate. Rainy day entertainment includes your choice from multiple board games, puzzles, and books for our guests' enjoyment. DUNE THE HAPPY DANCE rents SATURDAY -SATURDAY during the peak summer weeks. It is also ideal for off season weekend retreats with nightly rental available. Dune the Happy Dance, with two primary suites, is the ideal vacation home for multiple families, multi-generational families, girls weekend, and golf weekends. Hear the ocean from the back porch and sink into total relaxation in the evenings after a day of play in the waves and sand. As much as we adore four legged furry family members, we do not allow family pets in this home. If evidence of a pet is found during the stay, guests will be asked to leave immediately for breach of contract with no refund for remaining nights and the returnable deposit will be withheld. If evidence of a pet is found after departure, the deposit will be withheld. We want to maintain the highest quality of our home for your enjoyment and enjoyment at the beach.
We enjoy our guests and aim to provide as many convenient details as possible so you can RELAX, EXHALE, RENEW, and ENJOY. We look forward to you staying with us at Dune the Happy Dance.

About the Area

Located in Sunset Beach, this vacation home is near theme parks and near the beach. While the natural beauty of Ocean Isle Beach and Holden Beach can be enjoyed by anyone, those looking for an activity can check out Cherry Grove Pier.
Ingram Planetarium and Museum of Coastal Carolina are also worth visiting. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.

Special Instructions

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Know Before you Go

This property does not have elevators

Pet Policy

Pets not allowed

Rental property booking tips and tricks:

Cost saving strategies:

  • Book your rental as early as possible. Rental schedules often open 12 months in advance (or in September just after Summer ends). Many families reserve their Summer rentals during holiday get-togethers. Reserve before these holidays for best selection.
  • Book your rental home in the Spring or Fall to enjoy beautiful weather while saving money and avoiding crowds.
  • Veterans and Active Duty Military members may qualify for special discounts. Be sure to ask your prospective property management company or host if your vacationing group qualifies for a price reduction.
  • Management companies and individual rental owners often offer their guests an option to add trip insurance. Trip insurance, which will generally cost 1% - 5% of the base booking price, offers visitors reimbursement of their vacation costs for any missed time as a result of medical-related issues or weather, as well as evacuation charges, such as an unanticipated hotel stay or additional fuel expenses. Trip insurance is definitely a life-saver if the unforeseen happens. Ask your host for details.
  • Look for your local visitors guide upon checking in. If your rental home doesn't have one, you can find them at local shops and visitor centers. In addition to great local stories, visitors guide magazines have money saving offers on local accommodations, tours and attractions.

Planning and choosing a perfectvacation home:

  • Start by selecting your vacation dates and a max budget.
  • Decide how many beds and the configuration your family needs. PREMIER location; CONCIERGE linen service; 2 PRIMARY SUITES has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. If you need a larger or smaller rental, use our rentals search.
  • Precise descriptions of bedrooms and bed counts is normally accessible on booking pages. If not, call the host before you book the vacation property. Note that most listings specify the max. guest capacity, which oftentimes includes sofa beds. You'll need to establish what is right for your vacation group.
  • Do your family pets travel with you? Although a number of vacation homes allow pets or animals, guidelines and costs vary per property. Allowable pet type, breed, and size are often limited. Ask your host before booking, and study your agreement! Additional pet fees or might be applied to your agreement.
  • Are you visiting for a single event? Try a map search to browse nearby properties.
  • Proper accessibility amenities can make or ruin a vacation for the less-mobile. Make certain to ask about specialized equipment and wheel chair accessibility.

Some things to know before you go:

  • Get the property manager's phone number and check in/check out procedures for your rental property. We recommend storing the host's contact information in your smartphone.
  • Hosts are there to help! Don't be shy to ask questions during your stay.
  • Ensure you protect the rental owner (and your things!) by locking and securing the home while you are out, just like you would back home.
  • To make certain that damages aren't linked to your stay, make note of any problem areas upon your arrival. Get in touch with the property manager immediately to document your findings. If there is a dispute about legal responsibility later, having a record of concerns and contact attempts will be valuable.
  • Be a good neighbor! You wouldn't like disrespectful visitors bothering your peaceful neighborhood. Practice the golden rule for common sense. If they like you, locals might even recommend great beaches and scenic spots you would have not otherwise known about!
  • Speaking of neighbors... Ask a local resident! Local residents can often help you find exactly what you're looking for. Who better to ask where to get the best seafood, have a great night out, or the best spots for shopping?
  • Upon check-out, take a final walk-through to make sure you didn't forget any personal items. Re-check garages, decks, and cabinets for hidden items. Remove everything from the refrigerator and take any leftovers home.
  • Record a video to document the condition of the property.
  • Did you have a great vacation? Many rental management companies make it easy for clients to provide comments. If your property and/or property management company was fantastic, they would love to hear it. If anything was imperfect and they failed to fix it reasonably, or if the vacation rental wasn't described correctly, you'll want to make a note as part of your feedback.

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