Set on Bogue Banks Island, the town of Emerald Isle has pristine beaches, excellent golf courses, state parks, heritage sites and kid-friendly activities. Try these travel suggestions when you arrive on the Crystal Coast.

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Beach | On the beach, sun loungers
5.0
Outstanding(237 Reviews)
Cottage
 in Emerald Isle
Pet Friendly And Cozy Oceanfront Cottage w/Views From Nearly Every Room
8 guests · 3 bedrooms · 2 baths
Pool · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Are you ready to indulge in a relaxing getaway? Our Cottage in Emerald Isle has everything you need for a rejuvenating stay. Treat yourself to Pet Friendly And Cozy Oceanfront Cottage w/Views From Nearly Every Room's exceptional amenities, such as Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi.

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Beach | On the beach
4.9
Outstanding(188 Reviews)
Apartment
 in Emerald Isle
\"SweetWater\" ~ 1302 Queens Court ~ 1Bd/1Ba Top Floor Oceanfront Condo ~ Elevator
4 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Looking to create some memories in Emerald Isle? Look no further than our Apartment, \"SweetWater\" ~ 1302 Queens Court ~ 1Bd/1Ba Top Floor Oceanfront Condo ~ Elevator. Enjoy top-rated amenities including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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Beachfront
Property view
4.2
Excellent(1,803 Reviews)
Hotel
 in Emerald Isle
3star
Islander Hotel & Resort
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Looking to create some memories in Emerald Isle? Look no further than our Hotel, Islander Hotel & Resort. Enjoy top-rated amenities including Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Laundry, and more.

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Apartment
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1 Ocean Fun Emerald Isle Apt, Steps to Beaches!
Garden · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Looking for a business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, or traveling to Emerald Isle, at $129 per night for your next great vacation.

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Vacation rentals with internet & wifi in Emerald Isle

Property grounds
4.9
Outstanding(162 Reviews)
House
 in Emerald Isle
Welcome to Xanadu East, your home away from home!
8 guests · 4 bedrooms · 3 baths
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

This House for $329 in Emerald Isle, is perfect for your next (business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Beach | On the beach
5.0
Outstanding(169 Reviews)
Apartment
 in Emerald Isle
\"Jackpot\" ~ 1304 Queens Court ~ 2Bd/2Ba Top Floor Oceanfront Condo ~ Elevator
4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 baths
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Looking for a business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, or traveling to Emerald Isle, at $283 per night for your next great vacation.

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Property view
4.1
Excellent(315 Reviews)
Inn
 in Emerald Isle
Oceanview Inn - Emerald Isle
Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner · Internet / Wifi

The best choice in Emerald Isle for Inn, for $102 per night for your (business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Beach
5.0
Outstanding(141 Reviews)
House
 in Emerald Isle
Great Stay & Located Middle Row! EI Bungalow One Minute Walk to Beach & Sound!
4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 1 bath
Pool · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette

This attractive House in Emerald Isle, $192 per night for your (business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Emerald Isle travel guide

Let us help you plan your perfect Emerald Isle vacation. Our travel guide highlights things to do, places to see, favorite vacation rental amenities in Emerald Isle, and more.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Emerald Isle?

  • Internet / Wifi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Laundry

About Emerald Isle

Whether your passion is history, nature, fishing or golf, Emerald Isle has attractions to surpass your expectations.
  • Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier: Find everything you need on this popular fishing pier, including food and drinks, tackle and bait and a pass (which can be used in place of a North Carolina fishing license).
  • Salty Pirate Water Park: Cool off in a wading pool, shoot down one of the large slides, play in the arcade and enjoy food from the snack bars. Young kids love the separate Kid Zone.
  • Emerald Isle Woods Park: Explore the forest and shoreline trails, including a section of the North Carolina Birding Trail. Play disc golf, go kayaking, stroll along the pier and enjoy an al fresco meal at the picnic pavilion.

What are the must-visit tourist attractions in Emerald Isle, NC?

Emerald Isle, NC is a popular tourist destination known for its stunning beaches and outdoor activities. Here are some of the must-visit attractions in Emerald Isle:

  • Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier
  • Fort Macon State Park
  • Emerald Plantation
  • Emerald Isle Woods Park

The town is also home to some unique attractions such as the Emerald Isle Christmas Parade, the Emerald Isle St. Patrick’s Day Parade, and the Emerald Isle Bike Fest. There are plenty of things to do and see in Emerald Isle and it's a great place to visit for a fun and relaxing vacation.

How can I get around in Emerald Isle, NC?

You can get around in Emerald Isle, NC in a few different ways:

  • By car
  • By bike
  • By foot

You can also rent golf carts or mopeds to get around the island.

Where can I find affordable accommodation in Emerald Isle, NC?

Affordable accommodations in Emerald Isle, NC can be found at the following locations:

  • Sea Ranch Resort
  • Sea Shell Motel
  • Cove Realty & Rentals
  • The Emerald Isle Beach House

Sea Ranch Resort offers beachfront access, an outdoor pool, and a variety of amenities. Sea Shell Motel offers a variety of room sizes and styles, as well as an outdoor pool. Cove Realty & Rentals offers a variety of vacation rentals in Emerald Isle, NC. The Emerald Isle Beach House is a 3-bedroom beachfront home with a private pool and all the amenities of home.

What is the culture like in Emerald Isle, NC?

Emerald Isle, NC is a charming town located on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina. It is known for its stunning beaches, friendly locals, and laid-back atmosphere. Here are five points that highlight the culture of Emerald Isle:

  • A strong sense of community – locals are friendly and welcoming, and there are plenty of ways to get involved in the community.
  • An appreciation for nature – Emerald Isle is surrounded by stunning beaches, rivers, and forests, and locals take pride in preserving the natural beauty of the area.
  • A focus on outdoor activities – from fishing and kayaking to surfing and swimming, there are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy in the town.
  • A laid-back lifestyle – the locals of Emerald Isle have a relaxed attitude towards life, and take time to appreciate the small things.
  • A strong sense of history – the town has a long and rich history, and locals take pride in preserving the heritage of the area.

Is Emerald Isle, NC safe to travel to?

Yes, Emerald Isle, NC is safe to travel to! Here are some reasons why:

  • Low crime rate
  • Beautiful beaches
  • Plenty of outdoor activities

What are the popular shopping destinations in Emerald Isle, NC?

  • Emerald Isle, NC is a popular vacation destination, and offers plenty of shopping options for visitors.
  • Popular shopping destinations include the Emerald Plantation Shopping Center, The Circle Center, and the Emerald Isle Shopping Center.
  • Each of these shopping centers offers a variety of stores, restaurants, and entertainment options for visitors to enjoy.

Where is Emerald Isle, NC?

Emerald Isle, NC is located on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina. It is a popular vacation destination due to its 12 miles of white sandy beaches and crystal blue waters. The town is known for its family-friendly atmosphere and abundance of outdoor activities.

What are the top things to do in Emerald Isle, NC?

Emerald Isle, NC is a beautiful beach town that offers a variety of activities for visitors. Here are the top things to do in Emerald Isle:

  • Visit the Emerald Isle Woods Park
  • Go fishing or boating on Bogue Sound
  • Explore the Emerald Isle Beach
  • Visit the Emerald Plantation Shopping Center

Whether you're looking for outdoor activities, shopping, or simply a place to relax, Emerald Isle is the perfect destination for your next vacation.

What do I need to know before visiting Emerald Isle, NC?

Before visiting Emerald Isle, NC, there are a few things to keep in mind:

  • The area is home to a variety of wildlife, so be sure to respect the environment.
  • Be aware of the weather and dress appropriately.
  • Bring plenty of sunscreen and insect repellant.

Additionally, Emerald Isle is a popular tourist destination, so expect crowds during peak season.

What is the price range for rentals in Emerald Isle?

Vacation rentals in Emerald Isle have a price range between $71-$2,641. The average price for rentals in Emerald Isle is $371 per night.

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