Corolla is an unincorporated community located in Currituck County of North Carolina, on the northern part of Outer Banks. The village of Corolla has been around for decades, but the development boom in the 1980s sparked growth in the area, and Corolla has become a popular vacation destination. With a permanent population of only a few hundred people, Corolla attracts thousands of tourists during the summer vacation season.
Many visitors and their families are attracted to Corolla because of the limited commercial development and its upscale and quiet atmosphere.
The beach is the main focus of Corolla. Clean and free public beaches are spacious and never too crowded, especially in the off-season. Corolla has fifteen public beach accesses.
Corolla is home to the Currituck Beach Lighthouse, Pine Island Sanctuary and Audubon Center, Historic Corolla Park with Whalehead Club and Center for Wildlife Education. The village is also known for its numerous water sports and outdoor activities: kayaking and kiteboarding, jet ski and parasailing, surfing and fishing, segway and wild horse tours, go-carts and mini-golf. You can also enjoy multiple tennis courts and probably the OBX finest golf course located in Currituck Club community. Last but not least, Corolla Adventure Park is the largest aerial adventure park on the Outer Banks!
Corolla has some of the finest planned neighborhoods on the Outer Banks including Buck Island, Corolla Light, Currituck Club, Pine Island and Villages of Ocean Hill. These and some other neighborhoods offer valuable amenities, such as community pools, gyms, playgrounds, tennis courts, club houses and gated community access.
Weddings and special event gatherings are quite popular in Corolla any time of year due to many large and exquisite homes that can serve as ceremony or reception sites.
Home prices in Corolla vary from $300,000s to $4,000,000 and above.