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Vacation Rentals & Beach Rentals in Emerald Isle

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Sand Castle

Emerald Isle house

4 bedrooms / 4 bathrooms / sleeps 8

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$392

Lou Sea Ann-East

Emerald Isle house

4 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 8

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$261

Seabreeze- B

Emerald Isle house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

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$137

Aquaholics Anonymous

Emerald Isle house

4 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Responds fast! avg. 1 hour 14 minutes

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$410

After Dune Delight (formerly Alpha-West)

Emerald Isle house

4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

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$222

Metro

Emerald Isle house

4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

“A Beautiful and Relaxing Escape” The house was lovely and clean and was so open and filled with light! The covered porch and deck were fully furnished and provided a "bridge" between the house and the beach. The gift we received as we entered the house was a real surprise and much appreciated. I would say that this is the nicest rental property we have leased!

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$294

Nautilus East

Emerald Isle house

4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

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$215

Kilpatrick West

Emerald Isle house

4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Price per night from

$201

Oceanfront Beach House Emerald Isle NC Voted #1 beach in NC by USA Today 2018

Emerald Isle cottage

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

“The best rental I have stayed in!” Barry is just a phone call away and really cares about his renters. Everything you need is there,Bring your clothes, some food and enjoy. The view from the porch and loving room is amazing. The beds are comfortable. Everything works and is really great shape. I loved it and will return!

Responds fast! avg. 1 hour 0 minutes

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$186

Flashlight Canyon

Emerald Isle house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$201

Hover Inn

Emerald Isle house

3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 6

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$351

Lou Sea Ann-West

Emerald Isle house

4 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 8

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$261

Cottage East

Emerald Isle house

4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Price per night from

$201

Nautilus West

Emerald Isle house

4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

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$523

Beach Place

Emerald Isle house

6 bedrooms / 6 bathrooms / sleeps 12

“Great location” We loved the size of bedrooms and private baths. The layout of the family area was good, but a little small for number of rooms. The game room was tiny and did not match up with the picture, but was fun to have.Blinds on the east and west facing windows would be good, and the pub chairs on the deck aren't really suited to lounging, more for partying. The grill worked very well, and the walk to the beach is a short one. Internet access was easy and nice to have, and we really appreciated the ice cream cake, especially the kids.

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$622

Contentment

Emerald Isle house

4 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 8

“Great Place To Stay” It's been a while since we stayed at Contentment, but I would recommend this rental to anyone ! It's a wonderful place to stay, and aptly named. I am hopeful we will be able to return in 2012. Excellent beach location, very family friendly, clean and spacious. Our now grown children are excited about possibly going back next summer.

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$492

Shag-A-Way

Emerald Isle house

4 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 8

“great layout and location” This house has a great layout for small children (all on one level). oceanfront and very close to water. only minuses are that the kitchen is a little old and the a/c vents really need to be cleaned. beach was not busy in sept and house isn't far from downtown emerald isle. i'd come and stay again.

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$230

Sun Flower

Emerald Isle house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$201

Kilpatrick East

Emerald Isle house

4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

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$201

Isle Stay

Emerald Isle house

5 bedrooms / 4 bathrooms / sleeps 10

“A Perfect Fit!” I can't imagine a more perfect family vacation. This roomy and well-appointed house, right on the beach, brought together four families from four different states (including very small children) - giving us room to eat and play together, and room to have private time as well. The views are breathtaking, the location is convenient, the beach is not crowded, it could not have been better. Only a couple things could be considered lacking, but they are so minimal, they hardly bear mentioning. We'd read someone else's review that suggested a non-stick fry pan, so we brought ours along, and were glad we did. The dryer only worked if set on the highest setting and left to run for a while - but we reported that to management, and considering how responsive they were about everything else, I'm sure the dryer has been addressed by now. There really is very little shade when you sit on the deck, so it might be helpful to bring along a clamp on umbrella for the deck chairs if you want to be outside, but out of the sun. Again, we loved every minute of our stay.

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$387

Fins to the Right West

Emerald Isle house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

“Well stocked home with easy beach access” We love that Grandpa can surf fish and we can stay on the deck or house and assist him if needed--the rest of us are not fishermen. We love the area of Emerald Isle, the beach size etc. and easy access to the shopping center. Some of our party like to walk to the Point during our stay. The house is well stocked and we like the linen service so we don't have to pack those, too. Shorewood office personnel are great! A big thanks to our "savior" when we were locked out. A restful beautiful week was enjoyed by all, after several cool days at the beginnjng of the week. Grandpa didn't catch any fish for the first year. Disappointing but Islanders said the water was murky and the fish don't like that--from the previous rains.

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$251

Angelfish Cottage

Emerald Isle house

3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 6

“Great Spot!” Angelfish was a great place for a winter get-away with our dog, Bunker. Deck is very large-dog friendly. With few restaurants open, we had no problem fixing meals in the well-equipped kitchen. Beach access is good, too, with lots of shells within just a few blocks. Would certainly stay here again. Tried to book for a week in april but it was taken. Very nice place in a nice part of the beach.

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$301

Cute cottage near Emerald Island

Emerald Isle cottage

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 6

Responds fast! avg. 1 hour 10 minutes

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$299

A Reason To Be

Emerald Isle cottage

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

“Enjoyable” We had a really nice time. The accomodations were clean and comfortable. Being off the ocean was not a big deal because of the many public access sites. We enjoyed many fine dinners up and down the isle and liked being there during the last week in august when most people in North Carolina think summer is already over.

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$176

Crystal Charm- East

Emerald Isle apartment

4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

“Shorewood rocked / Crystal Charm East was nice w/ some bumps” Janet, Cathy, and Dick @ Shorewood were absolutely fabulous (as they were last year). They were extremely responsive, handling all our inquiries with courtesy & professionalism. We rented Sea Garland from them last year, and we will be using Shorewood for all our future visits to Emerald Isle. Crystal Charm East is a very nice home, right on the beach, with a wonderful master suite on the top floor w/ private porch to watch the waves - we loved it. Couple of glitches - the a/C went out but Janet & Cathy @ Shorewood arranged for a repairman that night (fixed the next day). Also it was advertised to have a charcoal grille, and high speed wireless internet. No grille to be found - but they had one delivered the next day. When the internet went down, we called the cable folks only to learn the the home was provided only cable TV and phone service - the wireless service was piggybacking off the neighbors unsecured Lynksys modem (we had go next-door to ask them to reset it). The neighbors were very nice, and we had wireless for our laptops the rest of our stay. Also one suggestion - a screen on the master balcony porch would allow tenants to keep the door open to hear the waves, but not let the bugs in. Lastly - the kitchen was great, but needs some "utensiling" . . .

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$215

2 Seas the Day

Emerald Isle house

4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

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$244

Edgewater

Emerald Isle house

4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

“Edgewater was a Wonderful Cottage” We thoroughly enjoyed every moment of our vacation.

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$271

Apex House

Emerald Isle house

3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 6

“Fabulous” This was our second time staying at apex. The view of the beach is perfect and the house meets all our needs. We had a wonderful vacation and really enjoyed staying in the house. Only suggestion would be to nail down some of the boards on the deck for safety purposes.

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$271

Crystal Charm West

Emerald Isle house

4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

“Perfect” Crystal Charm east and west was everything we had hoped it would be. Shorewood is our favorite realty co on Emerald Isle!

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$230

Ocean Bliss

Emerald Isle house

4 bedrooms / 4 bathrooms / sleeps 8

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$230

Cottage West

Emerald Isle house

4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Price per night from

$201

Family cottage in the great central location! 10% off 7 nites

Emerald Isle house

3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

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$300

Shore is Fun

Emerald Isle house

4 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 8

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$201

Magical Dreams

Emerald Isle house

5 bedrooms / 5 bathrooms / sleeps 10

“Great location” Very nice and comfortable. Great location on the beach and house was well layed out. Could have used a few more amenietes such as TP and Paper towels.

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$833

Unwinders- East

Emerald Isle house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

“So Good We Came Back” We stayed in Unwinders-East in 2009 and had to come back again this year. Great comfort. Comfortable floor plan. Awesome view of the ocean. Easy access (across the street) to the beach. Everything we needed in terms of kitchen items. Good, quiet neighborhood. And the price was right, again.

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$201

Mint Julep

Emerald Isle apartment

5 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 10

“Go buckeyes!!” Everything was Great! My cousins and I stayed for a week at this beach house. The place was clean. The rooms were convenient. Everyone had their own space, but still had a common room to relax and have fun together. The pool was fabulous and the pool was cleaned every two days. The beach access was right across the street. Could not of had a better time staying at this house. My only complaint was the front door was hard to lock and unlock. We barely locked it because we were afraid of getting locked out. I stayed in an upstairs room, but heard complaints that the downstairs beds were very uncomfortable, might be time to replace those. They still got the job done and everyone had a good time. Kudos to the staff!!! They were very helpful. We showed up 2 hours early in hopes that our place was cleaned so we could watch the Buckeyes. It wasn't, but the manager came out right when we were leaving and told us without a doubt it would be in time. They did not disappoint. Loved this house and the vacation. Thanks for a lovely week!

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$222

Bikini Cove

Emerald Isle house

5 bedrooms / 6 bathrooms / sleeps 10

Price per night from

$416

Oceanfront, Handicap-Frdly, Elevator, Screen Porch

Emerald Isle house

6 bedrooms / 5 bathrooms / sleeps 15

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$978

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About Emerald Isle

Located on a thirteen-mile narrow strip of barrier island between the Atlantic Ocean and Bogue Sound, Emerald Isle is considered a postcard-perfect vacation destination. Many families decide to rent a summer house here and return year after year. One of the most popular aspects of Emerald Isle is its accessibility to several desirable points around the Outer Banks area. Rent a beautiful summer villa here and let your children make memories that will last a lifetime, or take a long weekend away from work and sneak off to Emerald Isle for a romantic getaway.

Here are a few suggestions of things to do here:

  • Go on a wild horse safari: A 15 minute ferry ride can take you from Emerald Isle to the Cape Lookout National Seashore. Here you can meet the wild horses of Shackleford, one of the last remaining wild horse populations in the United States.
  • Learn about pirate history: The legendary Blackbeard, also known as Edward Drummond, was one of the most famous pirates of North Carolina's Outer Banks. Visit his house in historic Beaufort and learn more about how pirates lived, how they died, and the adventures that happened in between.
  • Play on Shackleford Beach: Go shelling, swimming, sunbathing, wild horse watching, or dolphin spotting along this stretch of the unspoiled Shackleford Banks, right across the water from the Rachel Carson Estuarine Reserve.
  • Spend the afternoon in the spa: Enjoy head-to-toe pampering in one of the many spas within reach of Emerald Isle.
  • Play golf: The golf courses you'll find in this area are some of the greenest, best kept and best designed courses in the state.
  • Take a nature tour by boat: Explore the marine ecosystem, learn more about the salt marshes, and see dolphins, turtles, lighthouses and famous landmarks.

For your stay, book a vacation rental that offers everything you need. You may decide to rent a small condo just for two or a beach house big enough for a family reunion. No matter what you're looking for, you'll definitely find a place with beautiful views of the ocean almost anywhere you decide to stay.

Top Destination reviews

Bodiford West
Beautiful place!

This place is a treasure, so clean and comfy, right on the beach - such a tremendous value. Everything was perfect and we will return! … see more
Oceanfront Beach House Emerald Isle NC Voted #1 beach in NC by USA Today 2018
Cozy Winter Getaway

The house was perfect for an anniversary getaway. Cozy and warm, the house was well furnished and met all our expectations. So accessible to other venues and of course an easy walk to the beach. Comfort and charm. … see more
Point Emerald Villa C-302
Awesome Condo

Upon arrival we noticed the unit was very well cleaned. Great views just like the pictures. No glitches from Emerald IsLe realty either. Staff was curious and friendly. Defiantly recommend and stay here again. … see more
Tranquility Base
Beach Cottage Bliss

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this beach cottage. Close proximity to the beach, great pool, comfy furniture, great for families. … see more
Family Tree East
Location, location, location!

Family Tree East was a great place to stay. It had plenty of space for everyone inside and out! The best part about this rental was the location! It was located just across the road to beach access. Also, it was a great place for my kids to boogie board, fish, bike, and relax. The location to shopping and resteraunts was just a short drive away. My mother, my kids, and myself enjoyed the book and toy store at Emerald Plantation (and feeding the local turtles). Other favorites were visiting the Maritime Museum, Fort Macon, and the Acquarium! I'm glad we booked this home because of its location to the beach and the fun! Thanks again!see more
Sound Of The Sea 204 N
Perfect for our family

We stayed in Emerald Isle for the week and had an amazing time. Our location was perfect to the beach, pools, biking trails and plenty of stores and restaurants. While the location had a lot to offer it still was quaint, calm and quite which is exactly what we needed for our busy family of 4. We had an easy walk to the beach each day and easy access to two different pools. Our condo had everything we needed plus two different balcony's to enjoy an early morning cup of coffee or an evening meal with beautiful views and the sound of the ocean. We've stayed at the Sound of the Sea before but in a different Condo. This one was clean, modern and had everything we could need for a week of fun and relaxation. Easy drive to the Aquarium and if you like to walk or bike mini golf, the Pier, Movie Theatre, restuarants and wonderful shops easy to access. Highly recommend.see more

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