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

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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

Magical Bungalow OBX – Vacation Rental Property Tour

Magical Bungalow OBX Vacation Rental Tour Vacation Rental + Airbnb “Superhosts” Michael and Maria take you on a tour of the Magical Bungalow in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. This video showcases one of the Live Swell Beach Bungalows most desired vacation rental properties and the recent renovations. Enjoy the ride!

Live Swell – Our Story

Live Swell Story In this short presentation you will learn about Live Swell, a growing brand of “limited edition” coastal vacation rental properties. Live Swell’s mission is to open the doors to the surfing lifestyle for travelers that dream about life near the ocean and waves. Currently they operate in the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina (OBX) and in … Read More

Magical Bungalow OBX Airbnb Coupon Code

Magical Bungalow Front Porch Airbnb 2016 - 1

Hear the sound of the waves, take in the ocean air, and feel the sea breeze on the front porch of our Magical Bungalow. You will get a “peak-a-boo” ocean view of the Atlantic be able to take a short walk to the dunes of the stunning OBX beaches. We are located close to restaurants, shopping, the Avalon Fishing Pier … Read More

Part 1: Surf Trip FAQ’s Answered

Surf Trip FAQs

I have spent a considerable amount of time over the last few months trudging knee deep in the depths of a variety of surf forums. The following piece is addressed to help narrow down some of the most reoccurring questions and concerns that traveling surfers face on a regular basis. However, if you don’t feel like going through this article … Read More

Most Commonly Forgotten Items While Packing For a Surf Trip

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I had just landed in France for the very first time. I could not wait to eat copious amounts of food, binge on Bordeaux’s cheapest wines and hit up the notoriously wild beach breaks. The anticipation has been building for the last fifteen hours of travel all of the way from San Diego, through Paris and finally down to Biarritz. … Read More

Best Airline Credit Cards for the Surf Traveler

Best Airline Credit Cards for the Surf Traveler

How’s your mindset around credit cards?  Most people have a consumer mindset around credit cards – they have negative idea’s engrained into their subconscious from years of conditioning.   Problem is they don’t know how to use them and even fear them (at times these folks even experience paranoia like cutting them up frantically).  Folks the problem is not the … Read More