Vacation Rental DIY – When Your Wifi Stops Working

Whether it’s because we are forced to stay connected for work or because these days it’s just so hard to completely unplug, if and when your wifi stops working, we made this wifi troubleshooting guide just for you! Of course we always want our wifi to be working strong for you, but sometimes, and it may even happen in your … Read More

Outer Banks Seashells: Live Swell Cheat Sheet

Finding Outer Banks Seashells Finding Outer Banks Seashells is mostly about timing and being first to the shell patch, what we refer to as “First Rake.” Shells will wash up at all times of the day, however, there are some more likely times and conditions to be mindful of which can increase the chance of bringing home a gem!  We … Read More

Let’s find the sunset Outer Banks

Live Swell Earth Cruisers

sunset Outer Banks Sunrises and sunsets are always a fan favorite and somehow you often feel like “this is the best sunset I’ve ever seen.” And lucky for us, the OBX proves no different, now join us as we show you some of our favorite spots for the best…sunset Outer Banks! Take a Bicycle Ride around the Outer Banks Sound … Read More

Avalon Pier Outer Banks – Why it could be your favorite pier

Avalon Fishing pier

What makes us grow attached to places? Maybe its the sounds of a loved ones laughter, the baby’s first steps, that dish that just melts in you mouth, the smell of fresh cut flowers, that embarrassing moment that became the inside joke. Whether good or bad, places for whatever reason can start to hold special places in our hearts and … Read More

Airbnb Video Tour: Chill Beach and Surf Bungalow OBX

Chill Bungalow Front Hammock Live Swell Beach Bungalows

Airbnb Video Tour: Chill Beach and Surf Bungalow OBX Take a personal guided tour of Live Swell’s “original” beach bungalow, The Chill Beach and Surf Bungalow OBX. This tour will be beneficial for our upcoming guests, future guests, investors and people looking to learn more about Live Swell. The Chill Beach and Surf Bungalow has been an OBX fan favorite … Read More

Best Restaurants Outer Banks – a Yelp junky gone rogue

Best Restaurants inOBX – Everyone’s an Expert! With yelp, trip advisor and google, these days its almost information overload on what restaurants to chose from. The Outer Banks is no different, plenty of fantastic choices and everyone is an expert! I mean really, what are the best restaurants in the Outer Banks? Here at Live Swell, we never claim to … Read More

Airbnb Video Tour: Magical Bungalow OBX

Magical Bungalow OBX:  Airbnb Video Tour Take a Guided Airbnb Video Tour of the Magical Bungalow OBX with hosts and founders of Live Swell, Maria Feurer and Michael Hamilton. Enjoy! This guided tour will introduce you to our Magical Bungalow OBX, our most requested beach bungalow.  You will see many of the features that make the Live Swell bungalows different … Read More

Airbnb Video Tour: Avalon Beach Bungalow OBX

Avalon Breezeway Frog Flame sm (1 of 1)

Avalon Beach Bungalow OBX – Airbnb Video Tour Take a Personal Guided Airbnb Video Tour of the Avalon Beach Bungalow OBX with hosts and founders of Live Swell, Maria Feurer and Michael Hamilton. Enjoy! This guided tour will introduce you to the bungalow so you have an accurate look at what to expect and if its a fit. This video … Read More

Mike’s Surf Lessons

How to Set Up and How to Wax a Surfboard Step #1 Before we can get into the water its important to cover some basics like setting up a surfboard which includes connecting a leash and how to wax a surfboard.  We cover those in this video; Surfing Etiquette + Surfing Rules Its important to be mindful of general surfing … Read More