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Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Emerald Isle, North Carolina - Updated 2020

Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Emerald Isle, North Carolina - Updated 2020
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Emerald Isle is a family-friendly resort island by the Bogue Banks in North Carolina. This tiny island is part of the Crystal Coast and faces the Atlantic Ocean on its south banks. Tourists love frequenting Bogue Sound for its boating and water sports facilities, Emerald Isle Woods Park for its walking trails, and Salty Pirate Waterpark to enjoy its water attractions. Check out our comprehensive list of Airbnb vacation rentals in Emerald Isle, North Carolina and book your favorite one today!

1. Bobbi's Choice the EI Beach Cottage (from USD 70)

This charming cottage dating back to the 1950’s features airy and tidy interiors and conveniently located near the beach. It comes with a wealth of amenities such as a cable TV to watch entertaining shows, a laptop desk for working remotely, and a private entrance for easy access. A seafood market and deli are approximately 0.8 kilometers (0.5 miles) away, a coffee shop; hardware store, grocery store, drug store, and a movie theater are about 1.6 kilometers (1 mile) away.

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Bobbi's Choice- EI Beach Cottage
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
246 reviews
Entire cottage 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The home has plenty of space
It has everything you need
Nearly everything that one would need for a beach visit is provided
It had everything we needed to have a fishing trip
Ocean breezes under the shade of a wonderful live-oak tree great place to read in the mid-day heat
Cleanliness:
The house was clean and well kept
Linens were very clean and fresh
The house was clean and comfortable
The house was very very clean and comfortable
Nice and clean and convenient to everything
Host:
You will not go wrong with this awesome beach cottage
Richard was very helpful and very nice
Richard was a great host who was kind enough to let us check in early
Richard was a very nice guy & came to meet us soon after we got there
a great extra Communication with host was quick and easy Close to shopping
Location:
Several shops and eatteries to choose from Great location
Many good restaurants are within walking distance
It's literally a 3 minute walk from the beach and local restaurants
The house is in a good location but needs a lot of upkeep and cleaning
The location is great easy walk to the beach and restaurants
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2. The All Joy Cottage (from USD 120)

Relax at a laid-back abode that reminds one of a bygone era yet features plenty of modern conveniences. It boasts an open floor layout with a porch and back deck making it incredibly comfortable with plenty of spaces to chill. Included is a keypad entry for added security, free parking on the premises for your vehicle or rental, and WiFi access to surf the web. The Minnesott Beach ferry, Minnesott Beach Golf & Country Club, Oak Grill, Gary’s Oyster Bar are all in the immediate vicinity, whereas a Dollar General is approximately 1.6 kilometers (1 mile) away.

The All Joy Cottage
Minnesott Beach, North Carolina, United States
170 reviews
Entire cottage 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it had all the promised basics (kitchen/dining/bath/bed)
comfortable place, for 4 adults, fully equipped kitchen
most of all it felt like home
) the bed was really comfortable, too
the beds were so comfortable, the upper-level bedroom did not have a bathroom on that floor which might be a consideration
Cleanliness:
very clean, quiet and well kept
everything was exactly as described
quiet and clean
well kept and maintained
the cottage is beautifully decorated and had everything we needed
Host:
the host was quick to respond to any questions we had
made for a great relaxing getaway
host was very quick on helping us with any questions
definitely a 5-star rental and host!
you can expect outstanding customer service, quick, friendly responses, peaceful surroundings and beautiful river views nearby as well as quaint historical towns
Location:
picture perfect area, lots to do, peaceful neighborhood, loved the outdoor living areas
nice quiet location
we were looking for a relaxing get a way in a great location
this charming home is located in a quiet and peaceful location
so peaceful and quiet
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3. Quiet two-bedroom duplex (from USD 60)

Get away from it all and crash at a lovely duplex that has efficiently laid out interiors painted with inviting pastel colors. This guesthouse is nestled in a quiet cul de sac but still near the beach and other attractions, making it both serene and ideal for your summer vacation. It comes with a lock box to secure valuables, air-conditioning with indoor heating to set optimal room temperatures, and a kitchen to prepare your favorite meals. Biking and walking trails are nearby, the marina is about a 5 minutes’ walk away, and the beach is a 10 minutes’ walk away.

Quiet 2 bedroom 1/2 duplex
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
124 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Has all the amenities needed to be comfortable
Had all the cooking equipment you would need to prepare basic meals
Very nice place to stay 2 large bedrooms with queen beds and a spacious living room
The space itself was the perfect size for me
The house was comfortable quiet and cozy just what I was looking for
Cleanliness:
It was very clean and tastefully decorated
The house is very clean and homey
the duplex is exactly as described and very clean
It was spacious and very clean
Her place was very clean and nice
Host:
friendly Susan was very informative and quick to answer your questions
boat launch awesome eating places great boat parking and dog
and she let us use her beach stuff
The host was quick to reply to any questions and was very friendly
Susan was great with communication and also very generous
Location:
Great little house just a short walk away from beach access
5 min drive to stores and restaurants Possible to walk everywhere too Loved it
We also found quite a few restaurants
The location is great just a short walk to the beach
Great house in a great location 5 minutes from the beach and sound Close to town and the bike route
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4. Charming cottage by the sea (from USD 150)

Make the most of your vacation by staying in this magnificent and spacious cottage excellently located on the west end of Emerald Isle. Its interiors are airy and spacious, while its exteriors feature balcony patios and a manicured garden. Some of its amenities include an indoor fireplace to stay warm during chilly evenings, a barbecue grill for cooking outdoors, and a washer and a dryer to do the laundry. Emerald Isle Woods Park, Ocean Oaks Park, and the beach are in close proximity, whereas Salty Pirate Waterpark is about a kilometer (0.6 miles) away.

Our Charming Cottage by the Sea
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
122 reviews
Entire cottage 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice outdoor shower with hot water for rinsing off
kitchen was fully stocked with anything you might need
everything was as expected
comfortable rooms and well-equipped kitchen
very comfortable and peaceful
Cleanliness:
the house was clean and had everything we needed
beds were clean and comfy
comfortable, clean, great decks
the house was very clean and the yard was beautifully landscaped
the house is decorated beautifully
Host:
host was super responsive/communicative
he was understanding and humble
he helped by arranging each towels for us for a small additional fee
can not say enough good things about the home and hosts
amazing home
Location:
very convenient to shopping and the ei bike path
short, easy walk to beach
quiet neighborhood with just a little walk to a really nice beach
quiet neighborhood
literally a block from the beautiful beach and it's a quiet section as well
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5. Country living by the beach (from USD 100)

This gorgeous single-bedroom apartment is tastefully decorated and comes with many handy conveniences for a comfortable stay. It features a deck outside the bedroom where guests can kick back and relax. Also, there’s an indoor fireplace to stay warm during those chilly moments, WiFi access to surf the web, and free parking on the premises for guests’ vehicles or rentals. Several beaches and the Swansboro’s downtown area are within a close walking distance, and the Goose Creek RV & Camping Resort is about 3.5 kilometers (2.2 miles) away.

The Branch country living @thebeach
Newport, North Carolina, United States
99 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the entire second floor is an open bedroom/living room space
the apartment was wonderful
and the bed is comfy!
a full kitchen, two sitting/tv areas, dining room, etc
the apartment itself is well-furnished, comfortable, and tasteful
Cleanliness:
the property and apartment are well kept, clean, and very nicely decorated! we would definitely stay there again!
the home was extremely clean
spacious, comfortable, nicely decorated and clean
the place was very spacious and tastefully decorated
very clean and nice neighbors
Host:
this was a great experience! joann met us upon arrival and walked us through the house
there is even a dog named sassy and a couple of cats that love attention
super friendly and accommodating
she was welcoming and accommodating of our family
she made us feel welcome and right at home
Location:
very easy to get around the area
quiet and convenient location
good location
a great jewel that is minutes away from the beach, shops, and a great pier
jo ann's place is beautifully decorated, located in a quite neighborhood, yet still close to the beach and restaurants
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6. Cozy chic beach hideaway (from USD 150)

Laid back with an elegant style, this beautiful guesthouse is tucked away within a tranquil surrounding consisting of lakes and willows. Its interiors are airy and spacious featuring a ton of amenities to keep guests happy. These include a travel crib for guests traveling with infants, a barbecue grill for outdoor cooking, and a laptop desk for getting work done. The beach is about 0.8 kilometers (0.5 miles) away, and the NC Wildlife Public Boat Ramp is approximately 1.6 kilometers (1 mile) away.

Cozy Chic Beach Hideaway
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
86 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space is comfortable, including the beds
the master bed was very comfortable!
safe, private, quiet setting
it felt like home
bed and furnishings comfortable
Cleanliness:
very clean and private!
the cottage was clean and we had everything we needed
the house was clean and comfortable
very clean and well appointed!
a extremely clean and gorgeous place to relax
Host:
would love to know the brand
madi was very helpful and responsive
madi was quick to respond to any questions and her parents were next door but never intrusive
madi was a fantastic host
host was responsive and accommodating
Location:
very convenient location
not a far walk from the beach
just a beautiful place to vacation by the beach
great place, quiet area, close to everything
exceptionally beautiful beach cottage, walking distance to public beach access, minutes from local restaurants
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7. Perfect retreat for families (from USD 100)

Families and large groups of travelers can’t go wrong with this lovely and spacious apartment suite. It’s on the second floor featuring a front deck, which is the perfect spot to view the birds and possibly deer visiting the yard. It comes with children’s books and toys to keep the little ones occupied, window guards for extra safety, and a private entrance for easy access. Archer Point, Piney Creek, and the NC Wildlife Public Boat Ramp are about 0.8 kilometers (0.5 miles) away.

Sound Side Retreat
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
86 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
especially the bedrooms with closet organizers
The beds are so comfy
There was plenty of room for all 8 of us to stay
You can see the sound from the side of the deck and the kitchen and back bedroom windows
You can see the water of the ICW from the master bathroom and kitchen windows Highly recommend
Cleanliness:
Everything very clean and very nicely decorated
Everything is so clean and
The house was beautifully decorated very clean and had everything that we needed
The place itself is very clean and decorated nicely
the place was very clean
Host:
The home was even prettier in person
She treated us like family :))
She is so welcoming and so warm
She has made vacation so easy
Judy was very nice and even gave us fresh tomatoes from her garden Would have loved to have some extra paper products
Location:
you are a few miles from shops and restaurants
Not a bad walk to beach
The location was ideal on a quiet road within walking distance of the sound
It's a 15 min walk to the beach
The sound was very pretty Close enough to town but still far enough away
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8. A contemporary condo within walking distance to the beach (from USD 50)

Stay at this contemporary condo and you will be a short stroll away not only from the beach, but from the restaurants and shops. Enjoy a good night’s sleep on the comfortable queen bed for two people. If there is an extra guest traveling with you, they are welcome to enjoy sleeping on the futon. Whenever you want to kill time and just be lazy, you can lounge on the chaise in front of the sliding door or sink into the Papasan and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate. You are welcome to use the beach chairs or play the board games that can be found in the closet.

Holiday Special! 25% Off Fully-Stocked Condo
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
134 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the king size bed was very comfortable
the apt is adjacent to the pool
out of 6 days internet down 5 and cable down 4
nice, comfortable condo with easy pool access
we would leave the beach, shower at the pool, spend time in the indoor pool and then head up to the room to shower and prepare for dinner
Cleanliness:
very clean and quiet
the place was very clean and neat
extremely clean
very clean and comfortable
the condo is very clean, beautifully decorated and had everything that we needed
Host:
no big deal, but something more comfortable would have made the experience even better
nicole was quick to respond and checked to make sure we made it in ok
nicole provides good information as well as a sparkling clean and welcoming home away from home
nicole is a fabulous host and the communication with her is great
communication was easy and host wonderful
Location:
this condo is in a great location, a short walk through the complex to the beach
there were some great restaurants in walking distance
the location is amazing
ten minute walk from the grocery store as well
such an easy walk to the beautiful beach
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9. Quaint cottage near the beach (from USD 145)

Enjoy stunning ocean views and easy access to the beach when staying at this cozy duplex. Its interiors feature plenty of natural light and rooms are painted with pastel colors making for a relaxing environment. Some of its amenities include a washer and a dryer to do the laundry, WiFi access to go online, and children’s books and toys for the little ones. Restaurants, parks, and the beach are all in the immediate vicinity.

Fully renovated 3rd row cottage/duplex
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
46 reviews
Entire cottage 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the ocean is view-able from the front porch
air conditioned, comfy beds, simple, and comfy
the cottage was very nice and cozy, with all the amenities we needed
surge protector had to be provided to allow for plugging in the coffee maker as there was only one counter outlet in the kitchen
brittany was very easy to reach during our stay
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and comfortable
there were some beach towels available however we did bring our own
Host:
she was quick to answer any questions i had
she made sure we were taken care of and more
the host checked on us to make sure we didn't need anything
brittany and her beautiful little house gave us a fantastic week at emerald isle! she was very helpful with local suggestions and always responded quickly; she really cares
dave and sue
Location:
very close walk to the beach
great beach area duplex with public access to the beach right across the street
restaurants and shops are about a 5 minute drive
it's just a short walk to the beach access
it's a 2 minute walk from the cute little bungalow to the ocean, which is surrounded by beautiful houses
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10. The Island Treehouse (from USD 100)

Now, we’ll unveil an accommodation that’s a little different from the norm. This lovely and spacious apartment resembles a treehouse aptly named after the old oak tree in its front yard. Also, it comes with room-darkening shades to block the harsh sunlight, a private entrance for easy access, and a laptop desk for working remotely. The hosts thoughtfully provide a hearty breakfast so that guests can start their day on a good note. Pine Knoll Shores Aquarium, a movie theater, the beach, and restaurants are all within a close walking distance.

The Island Treehouse
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
95 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The apartment is very comfortable for a couple
Annmarie adds wonderful and fun amenities *easy to find *
The bedroom is big and has plenty of room for luggage and the closet has lots of room for hanging clothes
The kitchen is the perfect size and has everything you might need no matter how long your stay
The ground floor apartment includes a full kitchen and access to a laundry room and is so close to the beach we could barefoot it to the water
Cleanliness:
The apartment was as described and neat and clean
Everything was so clean and comfy
We loved the apartment which was very clean
The location is INCREDIBLE and the unit is so clean and comfortable
It is sparkling clean with beautiful touches and decor
Host:
a book with local tips
The hosts were so friendly
Great weekend getaway Annmarie and her husband were very welcoming and available to help with anything we needed
Both her and her husband greeted us upon arrival - very nice hosts If you are looking for a welcoming clean close to the beach relaxing getaway
Beach beach beach
Location:
The location is perfect and just minutes from the beach and short walking distance to shops and restaurants There are bikes and beach gear for guests to take advantage of at their leisure
I loved The Tree House
Short walk to the beach quiet street and close to shops and restaurants
barely a five minute walk)
A day trip to Wilmington's river walk is also a treat and almost 2 miles long- and great waterfront restaurants there
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11. A mobile beach mansion

If you’re looking for a vacation rental that’s near beautiful natural surroundings and key attractions, then consider this offering. It’s a comfortable mobile home next to a creek with plenty of turtles to keep you company. Some of its amenities include a smart lock for added privacy and security, comfortable Adirondack chair to lounge outside, and a kitchen with a coffee maker to prepare delicious meals and hot beverages. The beach, a movie theater, grocery store, restaurants, ice-cream shops, and nightclubs are all in close proximity.

Tortuga's Lie - A "Mobile Beach Mansion"
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
97 reviews
Entire place 6 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

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Airy and spacious accommodations near the beach

What’s great about visiting Emerald Isle is its wealth of outdoor attractions and beaches to keep you entertained throughout your summer vacation. And there’s no shortage of spacious accommodations featuring an airy and laid-back atmosphere that further accentuates that magical holiday vibe.

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