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Emerald Isle vacation rentals

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Tiny home · Emerald Isle
Bloom Where You Are Planted Tiny House
If you are looking for a bright and encouraging beach retreat, look no further. Peace and the sound of the ocean is beaconing you to this adorable tiny house. This tiny house is perfect for 2 but can accommodate 4 people(queen bed and pull out). Prime location in Emerald isle, which is within walking distance to the beach as well as shopping and great restaurants. You are less than a 5 minute walk to the beach. Be blessed and encouraged in this space and enjoy the beautiful Eastern NC coast.
Nov 22 – 29
$67 per night
Superhost
Apartment · Emerald Isle
Efficiency suite at Gramma's Beach
Great private space on the ocean side, short walk to the water. Brand new efficiency suite with everything you need for a vacation or extended stay. Parking, private entrance, fully equipped kitchen. Very quiet neighborhood but also close to restaurants, mini golf, go carts etc.
Nov 4 – 11
$64 per night
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Condo · Atlantic Beach
AB Paradise by the Sea
This beautiful condo is seconds from the beach by a walkway and gazebo. Lovely living area with TV, sleep sofa, ocean view, fully-equipped kitchen, and an updated bathroom. On-site amenities include a laundry room, pool, grills and picnic tables, gazebos overlooking the ocean and private (to the condo community) beach access. Work from here with private wifi access.
Feb 22 – Mar 1
$89 per night
Superhost

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Stay near Emerald Isle's top sights

Photo of Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier
Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier43 locals recommend
Photo of Flipperz Family Bar & Grill
Flipperz Family Bar & Grill12 locals recommend
Photo of Emerald Plantation Shopping
Emerald Plantation Shopping8 locals recommend
Photo of Surf's Up Grill & Bar
Surf's Up Grill & Bar21 locals recommend
Photo of Salty Pirate Waterpark
Salty Pirate Waterpark30 locals recommend
Photo of Rucker Johns Restaurant
Rucker Johns Restaurant34 locals recommend

Emerald Isle beach vacation rentals

Condo · Emerald Isle
A Wave From It All
Jan 26 – Feb 2
$119 per night
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Home · Emerald Isle
Stunning 4 BR Oceanfront Home
Nov 12 – 19
$475 per night
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Condo · Atlantic Beach
🏖 Cozy Oceanside Suite_Pool_Kitchen_400MBps WIFI
Nov 20 – 27
$85 per night
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Home · Emerald Isle
“Shore Thing” East - Our spacious Beachfront Oasis
Feb 13 – 20
$299 per night
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Private room · Emerald Isle
Big Swell East Beach House-1 King Bed & 2 Bikes
Nov 28 – Dec 5
$99 per night
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Guest suite · Emerald Isle
FREE beach parking, bikes, kayaks - Ahuna Matata
Jan 26 – Feb 2
$116 per night
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Condo · Salter Path
Oceanfront 1BR condo, million dollar views!
Apr 19 – 26
$170 per night
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Condo · Emerald Isle
Oceanside King Bedroom Condo - Private Pools!
Dec 13 – 20
$99 per night
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Home · Emerald Isle
Heart of EI•Luxurious Heated Pool•King•2min 2Beach
Jan 25 – Feb 1
$250 per night
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Condo · Emerald Isle
The Beach Flat
Jun 6 – 13
$160 per night
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Guest suite · Emerald Isle
Adorable Modern Apartment steps from the beach
Feb 12 – 19
$125 per night
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Home · Emerald Isle
OCEAN VIEW, across from beach access, 4 bed/4 bath
Dec 17 – 24
$203 per night
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Emerald Isle house rentals

Home · Emerald Isle
*-Relaxing Amazing Ocean View-Single Family Home-*
Sep 13 – 20
$375 per night
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Home · Emerald Isle
Feelin TipSea, A modern updated Beach experience!
Sep 18 – 25
$311 per night
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Home · Emerald Isle
NEW! 'Coastal Vista' — Walk to Emerald Isle Beach!
Apr 15 – 22
$460 per night
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Home · Emerald Isle
Escape to the Dunes
Feb 14 – 21
$363 per night
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Home · Emerald Isle
The Emerald Cottage - one block to beach/hot tub
Jan 24 – 31
$299 per night
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Home · Emerald Isle
Sunny Oceanfront Family Beach House
Oct 6 – 13
$320 per night
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Home · Emerald Isle
Upscale Oceanfront, with Panoramic Views
Apr 28 – May 5
$457 per night
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Home · Emerald Isle
Bright, Quiet, and Cozy, 3 bed/2 bath
Aug 26 – Sep 2
$199 per night
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Home · Emerald Isle
Come relax on Island time!
Nov 5 – 12
$155 per night
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Home · Emerald Isle
Toes in the sand, drink in hand! 🏖 4BD on Ocean
Apr 16 – 23
$444 per night
Superhost
Home · Emerald Isle
Newly renovated! Close to beach. Linens included.
Feb 16 – 23
$285 per night
Superhost
Home · Cedar Point
Hottub, Waterfront, King suite, Pet Friendly,Kayak
Apr 19 – 26
$247 per night
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Emerald Isle cottage rentals

Cottage · Emerald Isle
Cozy Oceanfront Home with Panoramic Beach Views
Dec 5 – 12
$241 per night
Superhost
Cottage · Emerald Isle
Pirate's Hide-A-Way, Sound Front with Private Pier
Mar 5 – 12
$178 per night
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Cottage · Emerald Isle
Bobby's Beach Barn
Sep 27 – Oct 4
$232 per night
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Cottage · Emerald Isle
OCEAN & SOUND VIEWS, beach access right out front!
Jun 12 – 19
$499 per night
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Cottage · Emerald Isle
Peace at the Pier Cottage B With King size bed
Nov 11 – 18
$96 per night
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Cottage · Swansboro
"Once Upon A Tide" Waterfront cottage
Feb 17 – 24
$175 per night
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Cottage · Emerald Isle
Oceanside 4-bedroom cottage with pool
Sep 4 – 11
$350 per night
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Cottage · Emerald Isle
Zzz Shell -- Quiet Emerald Isle beach cottage
Jan 8 – 15
$270 per night
Cottage · Emerald Isle
Rum Pineapple Club, cozy coastal cottage
Oct 20 – 27
$236 per night
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Cottage · Atlantic Beach
Sound view with seven minute walk to beach
Mar 19 – 26
$203 per night
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Cottage · Emerald Isle
Sea Glass Cottage - Beachside w/ Private Pool
May 7 – 14
$523 per night
Cottage · Emerald Isle
On Island Time, Central EI, Private Beach Parking
Aug 2 – 9
$315 per night
Superhost

Your guide to Emerald Isle

Introduction

Emerald Isle is a small-town beach retreat. It offers beautiful sand-dune-covered beaches beribboned with leaning wooden fences and a quaint village of cottages and low-key seafood joints. A big day here involves a leisurely kayaking trip followed by a stop at the local ice cream shop, where you can sit in one of the several brightly colored rocking chairs lined up outside. Emerald Isle is one of a network of Outer Banks barrier islands, which intersects with North Carolina’s Crystal Coast — an 85-mile stretch of pristine coastline that has long attracted those seeking a refuge from the demands of daily life.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Emerald Isle?

April through June in Emerald Isle is warm and sunny, with temperatures in the low 70s to mid-80 degrees Fahrenheit. July through September grows hotter, with temperatures in the mid- to high 80s, and October through March cools down considerably, with temperatures in the high 50s to mid 60s, with forays into the 40s. Emerald Isle is prone to rain year round, so pack an umbrella no matter the season.


What are the top things to do in Emerald Isle?

The Point

Emerald Isle is home to 12 miles of sandy beaches, but locals and visitors alike tend to agree that the Point is the prettiest. Located on the westernmost tip of the island, this expansive, undeveloped strand offers unobstructed ocean and views, perfect for watching the sun set. To access this beach, you’ll have to nab one of the limited number of spots in nearby Station Street Park, then walk about a quarter mile. The sense of isolation is part of the Point’s appeal, but it also means there are no restrooms or shops nearby, so plan accordingly.

Bogue Inlet Pier

A stroll down the 1,000-foot Bogue Inlet Pier is a great way to take in ocean views, watch surfers playing in the waves below, or partake in one of Emerald Isle’s big draws: fishing. Every year people line up along the pier to cast off and try to snag trout, mackerel, and tuna — or even blowfish or barracuda. You can buy day fishing passes and rent equipment at the pier. If you’d rather someone else catch your dinner, or you want to enjoy the ocean views with a drink in your hand, the pier’s bar and grill has got you covered.

Emerald Isle Woods Park

Escape into the shady, forested environs of Emerald Isle Woods Park, bordered on the north by Bogue Sound. Its 41 acres are criss-crossed with walking trails, and a wooden boardwalk will lead you to a floating dock and kayak launch. This park is a favorite of birders, who come here to spot ospreys, egrets, woodpeckers, and other feathered locals. It also features a nine-hole disc golf course.