12 bedrooms
8 K, 1 Q, 2 D, 1 BS, 2 Duo, 1 DBS
12 bathrooms
10 Full 2 Half


Featured in this Home
Beach Cabana Plus Details:
Dates: May 25 - Sept 5
2 umbrellas and 6 beach chairs
2025 Season
Private Pool Details:
Open Dates: 4/26/2025-10/10/2025
Pool Heat Fee (Not Available July/August): $500 Plus Tax/Week
Pool Size: 16x45
Advance Property Hold Fee Details:
Amount: 1000.00
Beach Chairs Details:
Chairs Provided: 5
Bed & Bath
  • Bath Towels
  • Bed Linens
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Pillows & Blankets
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Pool Table
  • Theater Room
  • Wifi
  • Air Hockey
  • Arcade Game
  • Foosball
  • Ping Pong
  • TV & DVD Player
  • Wet Bar
  • Blender
  • Dishes, Utensils, & Cookware
  • Dishwasher
  • Drip Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Gas Grill
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Private Beach Walkway with Steps
  • Advance Property Hold Fee
  • Beach Chairs
  • Central Heat & Air Conditioning
  • Municipal Water
  • Telephone
  • Welcome Bag
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Home details

12 bedrooms

8 K, 1 Q, 2 D, 1 BS, 2 Duo, 1 DBS

12 bathrooms

10 Full 2 Half

Saturday, 4:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am
This home accepts future year reservations more than 51 weeks in advance. Current year guests are not offered first right of refusal. Please contact our office for details, (866) 457-1190.

Experience the grandeur of “Taj Mahal” on the Outer Banks oceanfront! Luxurious, upgraded finishes, and fresh contemporary decor create a spa-like setting sure to leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed. Delight in breathtaking views of the Atlantic. Take advantage of the convenient location in Corolla’s Whalehead Community. Experience the incredible package of indoor and outdoor amenities at your fingertips at this well-appointed home. Every need and desire of vacationing families has been considered in the construction and design, leaving you and your guests to enjoy your vacation to the full extent.

Cool off in the large 16’x45’ swimming pool or lounge in the shade of the poolside cabana with water feature. Climb to the cabana’s rooftop deck to enjoy a prime location for sunbathing. Even on rare rainy days, children and adults will find themselves spending time outdoors thanks to an under-home play area with ping pong and foosball. Spacious decks and porches surround the home on all levels, creating comfortable spaces to take in ocean breezes or enjoy drinks and meals al fresco. A private beach walkway leads you effortlessly from your doorstep to the beautiful sandy beaches for shelling or a dip in the ocean.

Step inside and let the private elevator carry you and your belongings to the top floor of the main home. Here, you’ll be greeted by spacious and open common areas including the living, dining and kitchen. Take in views of the Atlantic in one of two comfortable seating areas, which offer enough space for the group to spread out while still enjoying each others company. The large gourmet kitchen ensures preparing meals for a large party is anything but a chore. Two islands leave plenty of counter space for meal prep and also provide seating for family to gather for pre-dinner conversation. Dine as a group at the custom table surrounded by stunning ocean views. The third floor is completed by the first of eight master bedrooms with a private attached bath.

The mid-level of the main home is made up primarily of sleeping quarters. Six master bedrooms with attached baths provide their guests with comfort and privacy. In the morning, early risers can visit the mid-level coffee bar to grab a cup of joe to enjoy on the deck while watching the sky light up at sunrise. On the first level, the rec room is undoubtedly the highlight. Gather for a night of friendly competition on the 7-foot billiards table. Grab a snack or beverage from the wet bar and have a seat at the drink rail to wait for your next shot. Guests of any age will find entertainment in the various arcade games. Lastly, you’ll find a master bedroom with private bath and two bedrooms with a full hall bath.

As an added bonus, the guest house offers additional sleeping arrangements, perfect for the heads of the household or a family with young children. The top floor offers a family suite with two bedrooms and a shared bath. With easy access from the main house, the mid-level invites all guests to watch their favorite movie in the theater room.

Inside and out, this spectacular home was designed to deliver an Outer Banks vacation you’ll never forget. Experience life in luxury on the Corolla oceanfront at “Taj Mahal”!

Maximum Occupancy: 34

Main House layout

Bedroom Definitions

Level 1

Master 1
King, Standing shower

Room 1

Room 2
2 Doubles

Full Bath
Standing shower

Rec room with pool table.

Level 2

Master 1
Oceanside, King, Standing shower, Deck access

Master 2
Oceanside, King, Standing shower, Deck access

Master 3
Oceanside, King, Standing shower, Deck access

Master 4
Oceanside, King, Standing shower, Deck access

Master 5
King, Standing shower

Master 6
2 Duo Bunk Sets, Shower/tub combo

Level 3

Master 1
Oceanside, King, Standing shower, Soaking tub, Private deck

Half Bath

Great room, kitchen; dining area.

Not Available

The Great Room fireplace is not available for use.

Guest House layout

Bedroom Definitions

Level 2

Half Bath

Rec room with air hockey and arcade game; theatre room.

Level 3

Room 1
King, Shared bath with room 2, Shower/tub combo

Room 2
Double Bunk Set, Bunk Set, Shared bath with room 1, Shower/tub combo


Elevator, private pool, hot tub, multiple TVs, and beach cabana service from May 25 - September 5 only (provides morning set-up and afternoon take-down of two umbrellas and six beach chairs on the beach).


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Guest recommendations

32 guests recommended this home
John   ·  Stayed May 2024

"All masters had nice bathrooms, the pool was great, the room was nicely maintained."

Tonya   ·  Stayed April 2024

"The space and view."

David   ·  Stayed April 2024

"The house was very spacious, clean and updated with everything needed to spend a wonderful week vacation on the beach."

Michael   ·  Stayed April 2024

"The pool, pool side putting green, open space, ocean view. An amazing home with so many options to occupy your time. Perfect home for familles or a group of friends."

Ericka   ·  Stayed April 2024

"Beautiful and spacious"

Alyson   ·  Stayed March 2024

"This house exceeded our expectations in beauty and amenities! We would absolutely stay in this house again if and when we return to OBX."

Gino   ·  Stayed March 2024

"The third floor view of the ocean is breathtaking. My family and I felt that every piece of furniture, from the window bench to the couches, were very comfortable. We had seven families staying together and never felt crowded."

Julie   ·  Stayed March 2024

"The home is decorared beautifully, so spacious and of course the setting is gorgeous!!"

Rebecca Mayo   ·  Stayed November 2023

"The location and view were wonderful. The house was comfortable for our family."

Brigid   ·  Stayed October 2023

"A beautiful home with an amazing view of the ocean. Love the detached portion of the house--great for a family with young ones. I've been coming to the beach once or twice a year for a long time, and this is one of the top 2 houses I've rented."

Theresa   ·  Stayed October 2023

"It was great that it was so close to the beach!!"

Mary Jo   ·  Stayed September 2023

"Very spacious. Lots of places to gather. Bedroom and bathroom sizes were perfect. Twiddy was there when we arrived and gave us a little tour."

Nancy   ·  Stayed August 2023

"Loved the ocean front access, the pool and the pool deck area with the TV and bar area. The bedrooms and bathrooms were all roomy and modern. The kids loved the game room area that provided lots of entertainment."

Debbie   ·  Stayed August 2023

"Close to beach."

Chelsi   ·  Stayed July 2023

"The Taj Mahal is a one of a kind spectacular beachfront home that our large family and friend group enjoying sharing year after year. The layout to the house is simply grand and the views are unbeatable. Nearly private beach space with minimal outside traffic. We have high hopes this house continues to meet our families needs for years to come."

Dan   ·  Stayed July 2023


Kevin   ·  Stayed June 2023

"Great views. The Grandkids loved the separate building."

Kevin   ·  Stayed June 2023

"The outdoor entertainment areas and furniture were well cared for and clean."

Tonya   ·  Stayed April 2023

"The ocean view!"

Tonia   ·  Stayed March 2023

"This home was immaculate and everything we needed. It truly exceeded our expectations. We’ve traveled to Corolla annually for family vacation but this was the best home we have ever rented. The personal touches added any the owners was exceptional!"

David   ·  Stayed November 2022

"Great space for large gatherings. We had 25 and the house was perfect"

Donald   ·  Stayed October 2022

"The rooms, the"

Emily   ·  Stayed September 2022

"Big beautiful home! Enjoyed it with family and friend for the week. Pool and hot tub were excellent and the oceanfront location made the beach super easy to access. Our family goes every year and this was by far the best house we’ve ever stayed at."

Dina   ·  Stayed August 2022

"The house was perfect for our 4 families. It was well stocked, great pool and beach. The game room and pool table were a big hit for non water activities. The view from the kitchen/great room was breathtaking."

Linda   ·  Stayed July 2022

"Set up was perfect for a large group with 3 generations of needs."

Frances   ·  Stayed July 2022

"The bedroom configuration was optimal for our family."

Gregory   ·  Stayed June 2022

"Floor layout is great for our large group of 25"

John   ·  Stayed June 2022

"The home was better than advertised. Beautiful house can't think of an amenity that wasn't there. We had 19 people from 2-2yr olds to 2-71yr olds celebrating their 50th anniversary. The house never felt uncomfortable or crowded. The fit & finishes for such a large home were outstanding!! We are so happy that we chose this home."

Scott   ·  Stayed June 2022

"For a large house with a lot of bedrooms- this feels like a home. We have stayed at several larger houses and many feel like a small hotel- this feels like a home. The layout is great. The top floor is great for accommodating a lot of people but you can still have different areas to gather."

Brenda   ·  Stayed June 2022

"We love the Taj Mahal! It was a beautiful home, and our family of 21 fit with room to spare! We had a couple minor issues that were taken care of very quickly, and we were impressed with how nice and helpful everyone was! Also, the welcome gifts were awesome! (and sweet!) We appreciated them! The house was well stocked. We wished we had more towels but found out this is the norm in Outer Banks - many homes do not supply any towels or even bed sheets, so that's the way it is. But the home could not be nicer! And, we loved the location. We hope to be back. Our family rated it our best family vacation ever! Thank you for sharing your beautiful home!"

Emily   ·  Stayed March 2022

"Absolutely gorgeous, clean, spectacularly located and outfitted home that was just perfect for our off-season family vacation. We cannot wait to return!"

Michael   ·  Stayed March 2022

"Modern build and location"

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