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TV, video-game console
TV, video-game console
2 bedrooms, WiFi, linens
TV, video-game console

Guest reviews

4.5 out of 5 Wonderful
2 reviews

Popular amenities

Air Conditioning
Pet Friendly
Outdoor Space
Barbecue Grill


Explore the area

Popular LocationSurf City Beach2 min walk
Popular LocationSurf City Pier15 min walk
Popular LocationPoplar Grove Plantation27 min drive
AirportWilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.)44 min drive

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    About this property

    Entire place

    You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

    The Fishbowl - The Perfect Surf City Intimate Beach Cottage!

    Adults-only cottage in Surf City
    A lovely, 2nd row, beach cottage, perfect for your stay at Surf City! Within walking distance of local restaurants, shops, and public beach access. Open plan with spacious screened in back patio. TV, cable, and WiFi also provided. Full kitchen to allow your family to enjoy home cooked meals too! The Fishbowl has a spacious, screened in back porch, a perfect place to chill and enjoy a quiet morning cup of coffee. A gas grill is also available for use by guests. The Fishbowl sits on the 2nd row road, oceanside, about 100 yards from a convenient beach access point. From the front porch, local restaurants, bars, and shops are just across the street within walking distance.
    Air-conditioned accommodations at this cottage offer video-game consoles and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

    Property amenities


    • Beach sun loungers


    • WiFi available

    Parking and transportation

    • Onsite parking


    • Refrigerator
    • Stovetop
    • Microwave
    • Oven
    • Dishwasher
    • Toaster
    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Paper towels
    • Ice maker


    • 2 bedrooms
    • Bed sheets provided


    • 1 bathroom
    • Shower/tub combination
    • Soap
    • Hair dryer
    • Toilet paper
    • Shampoo
    • Towels provided

    Living spaces

    • Dining room


    • TV
    • Video game console
    • Video games

    Outdoor areas

    • Patio
    • Barbecue grill
    • Garden
    • Outdoor furniture


    • Air conditioning
    • Heating

    Pet friendly

    • No pets allowed


    • Smoke-free property


    • Sleeps 7
    • Property does not allow children



    Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
    Minimum check-in age - 20


    Check-out before 11:00 AM

    Special check-in instructions

    You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions


    Pets allowed

    Children and extra beds

    This property welcomes adults only

    Property payment types

    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
    Long-term renters welcome

    Property is also known as

    Vrbo Property
    The Fishbowl The Perfect Surf City Intimate Beach Cottage!
    “The Fishbowl” The Perfect Surf City Intimate Beach Cottage!

    About this area

    Surf City

    This cottage is located in Surf City. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Surf City Beach and Southside Park, while Seacoast Art Gallery and Missiles and More Museum are cultural highlights.

    Visit our Surf City travel guide
    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Surf City Beach - 2 min walk
    • Surf City Pier - 15 min walk
    • Poplar Grove Plantation - 27 min drive
    • Figure Eight Island - 46 min drive
    • Johnnie Mercer's Pier - 48 min drive

    Getting around

    • Wilmington Intl. Airport (ILM) - 44 min drive


    • Hunga Bunga Java - 5 min walk
    • Island Delights - 8 min walk
    • The Daily Grind - 11 min walk
    • Shaka Taco - 13 min walk
    • Daddy Mac's - 13 min walk

    Frequently asked questions

    Is this property pet-friendly?
    Yes, pets are allowed at this property.
    What time is check-in at this property?
    Check-in begins at 3:00 PM.
    What time is check-out at this property?
    Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
    Where is this property located?
    Situated in Surf City, this cottage is within a 15-minute walk of Surf City Beach and Seacoast Art Gallery. Surf City Pier and Southside Park are also within 1 mi (2 km).

    Guest reviews

    Overall score and ratings for The Fishbowl - The Perfect Surf City Intimate Beach Cottage!

    2 reviews
    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    4.0 out of 5 Good
      Surf city trip

      The fishbowl was very nice to stay at. It was nice for my fiancé, future sister-in-law and I. It was nice to have the beach just a short walk away. Would stay there again.

      5.0 out of 5 Excellent
        Enjoyed it!

        The property was the perfect size for my friends and I. The house was so clean and we had everything we needed right there. I can’t wait to stay again!