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The Emerald Cottage - one block to beach/hot tub
The Emerald cottage is a charming, fully renovated 1950s beach cottage one block to the beach! Hear ocean waves from the master bedroom w/ a queen bed, en-suite bath & claw foot tub. Enjoy your morning coffee on the private deck or gather together in the open living area. There’s a hall bath & guest bedroom with desk area too! Unique & cozy, this cottage has it all with modern amenities, family fun, bikes a fire-pit, hot tub, a 3 minute walk to the beach, is pet friendly & close to city center!
$205 per night
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OCEAN VIEW, across from beach access, 4 bed/4 bath
Formally known as Maybe Later, "Isle be at the Beach" will sweep you off your feet as you relax soaking up the sun, enjoying ocean views from the deck, and listening to the waves crash on the shore. This home is the perfect setup for families, kids, adults, etc. Come as you are and enjoy the beach life! The ocean view is wonderful from the deck and living area. This duplex is literally across the street from the beach access! 4 bed/4 bath, linens and towels included for your convenience.
$189 per night
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*-Relaxing Amazing Ocean View-Single Family Home-*
Mi Sueno is a single family home located on a sand dune that boasts gorgeous second row views. The open floor plan, large deck spaces and first floor lounge area are great for tons of family fun. The driveway is located on a hill and allows for enough space for 4 cars and has an outdoor shower. The whole house is newly renovated and ready for guests. Linens included. We are located 7 minutes to all shopping, food and nightlife. Come and spend time enjoying the beautiful Crystal Coast!
$185 per night
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Stay near Emerald Isle's top sights

Photo of Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier
Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier78 locals recommend
Photo of Flipperz Family Bar & Grill
Flipperz Family Bar & Grill29 locals recommend
Photo of Surf's Up Grill & Bar
Surf's Up Grill & Bar30 locals recommend
Photo of Rucker Johns Restaurant
Rucker Johns Restaurant61 locals recommend
Photo of Emerald Plantation Shopping
Emerald Plantation Shopping14 locals recommend
Photo of Salty Pirate Waterpark
Salty Pirate Waterpark64 locals recommend

Emerald Isle house rentals

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Toes in the sand, drink in hand! 🏖 4BD on Ocean
$292 per night
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Peace of the Beach Unit B King size
$69 per night
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Sunny Oceanfront Family Beach House
$350 per night
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2 Bed Remodel - Central EI - Beach Front Parking
$135 per night
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*POOL SPRING 2023~Oceanside~Family Beach House*
$165 per night
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Oceanfront location perfect for families and large
$191 per night
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Fisherman's paradise waterfront
$195 per night
Home in Cedar Point
Hottub, Waterfront, King suite, Pet Friendly,Kayak
$133 per night
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Upscale Oceanfront, with Panoramic Views
$420 per night
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Cozy 1 bed - Central EI - Beach Front Parking
$110 per night
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Relaxing Island Getaway - Close to the beach!
$211 per night
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Colorful Emerald Isle Home, Walk to the Beach
$209 per night

Emerald Isle cottage rentals

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Sea Glass Cottage - Beachside w/ Private Pool
$225 per night
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Bobby's Beach Barn
$174 per night
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Peace at the Pier Unit A with king size master
$76 per night
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On Island Time, Central EI, Private Beach Parking
$150 per night
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Peace at the Pier Cottage B With King size bed
$61 per night
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Cozy Oceanfront Home with Panoramic Beach Views
$211 per night
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Blue Haven
$124 per night
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Cottage in Atlantic Beach
Atlantic Breeze South-2min Walk To Beach-Renovated
$96 per night
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Pirate's Hide-A-Way, Sound Front with Private Pier
$180 per night
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Cottage in Hubert
Coastal Carolina Cottage
$90 per night
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Cottage in Atlantic Beach
AB Sea Digs, a Cozy Cottage in Atlantic Beach, NC
$105 per night
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Rum Pineapple Club, cozy coastal cottage
$193 per night
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Emerald Isle beach vacation rentals

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Bright Emerald Isle Condo w/ Private Beach Access!
$105 per night
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Oceanside King Bedroom Condo - Private Pools!
$75 per night
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The Beach Flat
$70 per night
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Guest suite in Emerald Isle
Ahuna Matata-free beach parking/bikes/kayaks
$99 per night
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A Wave From It All
$105 per night
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Vacation home in Emerald Isle
The Hideaway
$81 per night
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Townhouse in Emerald Isle
Modern Coastal & Expansive Ocean Views
$189 per night
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Guest suite in Emerald Isle
Adorable Modern Apartment steps from the beach
$125 per night
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Condo in Emerald Isle
Hidden Gem
$90 per night
Condo in Salter Path
Oceanfront/Easy Beach&Pool Access/ Family Friendly
$170 per night
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Guest suite in Emerald Isle
Emerald Isle Guest Suite with a View
$110 per night
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Rental unit in Emerald Isle
Efficiency suite at Gramma's Beach
$81 per night
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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.