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Cottage in Emerald Isle
OCEAN & SOUND VIEWS, beach access right out front!
Spacious 4 bedroom private home directly across from beach! Fun decor, updated in & out, GREAT ocean & sound views, HDTVs, WIFI, game room w/58-game Arcade game, foosball, large ocean view deck, 2 patios. Tons of parking, 10 mi bike trail, private & serene. Guest tips on where to find local shops, dining, etc - & the famous Crystal Coast beach right out front! Perfect for 1 large family or 2 small families with 2 bedrooms/bath/living area on each floor. Come and make some lifelong memories!
Nov 13 – 20
$399 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 170 reviews
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Cottage in Beaufort
Newly Renovated Guesthouse in Historic Downtown
Charming guesthouse in historic Beaufort. Two blocks from Front St with the shops, restaurants, beautiful boats and waterfront! Private parking and access along a brick path, surrounded by an English garden. Inside you will find a spacious Living Room with 50” TV, full kitchen, full bath with tiled glass shower, and a roomy Bedroom with a built in bunk room. There is a private patio, with seating, a fire pit and a public dock 3 houses away for fishing, crabbing, kayaking and swimming!
Oct 21 – 28
$126 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 195 reviews
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Cottage in Surf City
The Salt Box Beach House of Surf City, NC
Welcome to “The Salt Box” in beautiful Surf City, NC! Our 3 bed/2 bath 1957 cottage has had a complete make over inside and out, just in time for summer. The Salt Box has a laid back, casual coastal style designed to remind you of the surf shacks of the good old days...all with modern amenities, of course. With a mixture of new and vintage furnishings, a little boho thrown in...we’re sure you’ll love the stunning ocean views, the proximity to the beach access, and outdoor living spaces.
Dec 13 – 20
$239 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 101 reviews

Popular amenities for Emerald Isle cottage rentals

Cottage rentals with a hot tub

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Cottage in Kure Beach
All Decked Out in Kure Beach
Nov 24 – Dec 1
$206 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 126 reviews
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Cottage in Sneads Ferry
Sea La Vie with Hot Tub and fenced in yard.
Sep 9 – 16
$199 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 133 reviews
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Cottage in Wilmington
Hot Tub, Close to Downtown & Beaches, Private Yard
Dec 29 – Jan 5
$135 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 233 reviews
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Cottage in Wilmington
Outdoor Shower, Hot Tub & Central to Everything!
Mar 3 – 10
$120 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 141 reviews
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Cottage in Sneads Ferry
Lake House w/pool&tub. 10min to beach Dog friendly
Dec 4 – 11
$270 per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 122 reviews
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Cottage in Surf City
Ocean Front Cottage in Surf City! Dog Friendly!
Jan 25 – Feb 1
$250 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 7 reviews
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Cottage in Surf City
New Owner ~ 1 min to Beach ~ Hot-Tub ~ Fire Pit
Dec 16 – 23
$220 per night
4.67 out of 5 average rating, 3 reviews
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Cottage in Pine Knoll Shores
Tranquility Now
Aug 12 – 19
$280 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 42 reviews
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Cottage in Sneads Ferry
Bout Time Cottage w/ HotTub Near Beach Base & Golf
Nov 13 – 20
$155 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 29 reviews
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Cottage in Sneads Ferry
The Crab Shack! hot tub, 10 min to beach & base
Feb 15 – 22
$192 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 63 reviews
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Cottage in Hampstead
Dream Again Cottage w/ Hot Tub Near Golf Course
Jan 18 – 25
$237 per night
4.84 out of 5 average rating, 31 reviews

Pet-friendly cottage rentals

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Cottage in Beaufort
Beaufort Cozy Cottage - Waterfront end of street
Oct 16 – 23
$122 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 326 reviews
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Cottage in Beaufort
Dog Friendly Fenced Bungalow in Heart of Beaufort
Feb 11 – 18
$313 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 121 reviews
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Cottage in New Bern
Quaint 40's Cottage
Dec 21 – 28
$111 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 195 reviews
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Cottage in Topsail Beach
Warren Peace (South End) Floating dock
May 6 – 13
$275 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 107 reviews
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Cottage in Cedar Island
Lazy Days on Cedar Island Bay
Sep 8 – 15
$113 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 181 reviews
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Cottage in Harrells
Cozy cottage near the Black River
Jun 22 – 29
$90 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 289 reviews
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Cottage in Sneads Ferry
Canady House Cottage by the Water
Jan 24 – 31
$108 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 172 reviews
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Cottage in Carolina Beach
Charming beach cottage blocks from the beach!
Feb 10 – 17
$214 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 260 reviews
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Cottage in Sneads Ferry
Waterview Get Away
Oct 8 – 15
$175 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 228 reviews
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Cottage in Carolina Beach
Walk to Beach + Boardwalk | The Little Ray
Apr 19 – 26
$115 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 201 reviews
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Cottage in Sneads Ferry
Kayaks, Fishing, Waterfront cabin--private dock
May 29 – Jun 5
$155 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 132 reviews
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Cottage in Surf City
'Da Island Retreat
Dec 21 – 28
$187 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 102 reviews

Private cottage rentals

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Cottage in Beaufort
Perfect Honu Hut in the Heart of Downtown Beaufort
Jan 26 – Feb 2
$122 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 159 reviews
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Cottage in Beaufort
Bella Blú Craftsman Cottage Duplex
Sep 6 – 13
$166 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 270 reviews
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Cottage in Wilmington
The Farmhouse at the White Barn Compound
Aug 15 – 22
$124 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 202 reviews
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Cottage in Castle Hayne
Bridge Tender's River Lodge
Jun 9 – 16
$131 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 267 reviews
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Cottage in Wrightsville Beach
Wrightsville Beach Haven East Henderson Street
Feb 14 – 21
$135 per night
4.81 out of 5 average rating, 227 reviews
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Cottage in Surf City
“Sea Biscuit”-Oceanside cottage in Surf City!
Sep 6 – 13
$239 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 116 reviews
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Cottage in Wilmington
The Artist's Cottage
Dec 5 – 12
$99 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 177 reviews
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Cottage in New Bern
Adorable 1953 renovated cottage in New Bern
Apr 25 – May 2
$69 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 233 reviews
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Cottage in Emerald Isle
On Island Time, Central EI, Private Beach Parking
Sep 29 – Oct 6
$149 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 89 reviews
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Cottage in Emerald Isle
Sea Glass Cottage - Beachside w/ Private Pool
Oct 4 – 11
$375 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 32 reviews
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Cottage in Emerald Isle
Peace at the Pier Cottage B With King size bed
Oct 22 – 29
$90 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 48 reviews
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Cottage in Emerald Isle
Carter Cottage 3 BR, 2 BA beach retreat w/ wifi
Apr 11 – 18
$127 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 9 reviews

Quick stats about cottage rentals in Emerald Isle

Total rentals

20 properties

Popular amenities

Kitchen, Wifi, and Pool

Wifi availability

20 properties include access to wifi

Family-friendly rentals

20 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

1.1K reviews

Nightly prices starting at

$70 before taxes and fees

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