10 Vacation Rentals In Emerald Isle, North Carolina - Updated 2022

vacation rentals in emerald isle nc

Emerald Isle is a coastal town in North Carolina with a population of 3683 as of 2017 census. Being a beach town, it houses as many as 50,000 visitors during the summers filling up rental properties. In the event of tourist pouring down heavily, the oceanfront is lined with large and small living spaces, still maintaining a family atmosphere all around. It also home to magnificent shorelines, forest trails and many more. Beach nourishment is also in its full course of action. Well, some praise and some question this effort. When in Emerald Isle you can enjoy nature at its best. It has a lot to offer to you and your family. Let’s find out some of the best things you could do in the Emerald Isle. You can start with shelling and then moving on to surfing fishing.

You can experience the coastal adventure walking, running and biking on Emerald Isle. It has something for all age groups starting with a community centre for kids, kayaking and canoeing for adults, and dinner arrangements amidst nature. If your next holiday destination is Emerald Isle, then you can check out the top vacation rentals for your stay.

1. The island treehouse (from USD 100)

The name is inspired from a 250-year-old live oak tree in the front yard; Island Treehouse is just a 5-10 minutes’ walk from the beach. This is an ideal place for solo adventurers, business travellers and couples of course. The apartment and its surrounding will just make you fall in love with it. Staying in this property can give you an epitome sightseeing and fishing. You get access to the entire first floor of the apartment, that has porch and laundry, and an outdoor area for smoking. You get all basic amenities starting from WIFI, a cosy workspace, your kitchen and lot more you may need.

The Island Treehouse
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
100 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this apartment was perfect for our weekend stay and we loved the decor and amenities
small but very usable kitchen comfy furniture comfy bed and kept cool and clean
the apartment was as described and neat and clean
this adorable apartment was perfect for our two night stay in emerald isle
its a nice quiet spot well equipped and a full kitchen for when you want that
clean and good communication very comfortable
i loved the coziness and cleanliness of the accommodations
it is sparkling clean with beautiful touches and decor
so clean so refreshing
clean beautifully decorated excellent layout
the hosts were so friendly
the owners were friendly and helpful
hosts were very nice and always answered questions or requests promptly
annamarie and dave are wonderful host and very accommodating
the hosts were warm and friendly
central location lovely neighborhood
cute space close to the beach
the location was ideal - it was only a few minutes from grocery stores restaurants and shops
short walk to the beautiful beach
annmarie's place was perfect the location was great
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2. A quiet beach cottage (from USD 91)

This cosy family cottage is one from the 1950s. It is located near the Bogue Inlet Pier, your first visit to the island’s west coast. Bogue banks have been home to many starting from Algonquin Indian tribe, whalers and to about 15 families who arrived in 1893. The cottage is an answer to everything you wish. It finds its existence half block from the fishing pier and public beach. There are two bedrooms with separate entrance. It also has a full-sized kitchen with bells and whistles.

Bobbi's Choice- EI Beach Cottage
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
265 reviews
Entire cottage 5 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
no wifi available unless you go to k9 and coffee which is a great little place
everything was clean and neat
clean and had everything we needed
the house was clean and well kept
nice and clean and convenient to everything
the house was clean and comfortable
great host and property manager
bobbi was a great host
richard was a great host who was kind enough to let us check in early
bobbi and her property manager were very helpful during our stay
bobbi was a responsive host and the process to check in and out was easy
great location you can walk anywhere
great location walking distance from about everything you need
great central location and convenient to everything
great location for a beach getaway
nice location close to the beach
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3. A duplex surrounded by serenity (from USD 84)

Adjacent to the ocean, bike trails, sound and shopping, make this a great living space. It is at an ideal distance from the ocean beach. You can view sunsets when nature is at its best from this place. You can get easy access to bike and walking paths. The host is even animal-friendly, so your loved pets won’t even miss you. Spending your next holiday in this space and lets, you enjoy to the fullest within your budget.

Quiet 2 bedroom 1/2 duplex
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
166 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
has all the amenities needed to be comfortable
furniture was comfortable and in good condition
the beds were very comfortable which is sometimes not the case
great porch soft beds and lots of household items available to use
very nice two bedroom one bathroom half duplex
everything was clean and well maintained
very clean affordable and well-appointed
it was clean quiet and very functional
the unit was clean on a very quite street
the beds were cozy and everything was clean and convenient
host was very responsive
the host was quick to reply to any questions and was very friendly
the home was fully stocked such a great host
susan was a wonderful host
susan was a great host
great location and quite street
location is great - easy 5 minute walk to the beach
house in good location friendly neighbors
great little house just a short walk away from beach access
cute little place not too far from the beach
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4. A sun room to accommodate your family (from USD 209)

This property is made in a cottage style. It houses four bedrooms, with one king, three queens and two single beds. It has a well-equipped laundry and has got high-speed internet access, so you can work while you enjoy. Apart from all these, it has got ample furniture for your use. Well, you have to leave your pets back home, as they don’t let your pets in.

4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, sleeps 8, Ocean View, Large Family Room and Sunroom
43 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The house was roomy and comfortable
The kitchen is well equipped and there is seating at the bar
They enjoyed the ping pong table and bicycles
There is a nice living area and sun room which became our game room
House equipped with everything you need but
The house was very clean
The bedrooms were cute and quiet
It was very clean and a nice place to stay
Thanks Chris for sharing your home with us
The owner was very accommodating and informative
The owner was very nice to work with and responded to all emails quickly
beautiful decor new appliances very accommodating
We loved the home Great accommodations close to the beach met all our needs and more Owner was great to work with and quickly responded to all our needs Would highly recommend this home and wo...
The owner was easy to communicate with
There is a great beach access about a block from the house
The neighborhood is quiet and peaceful
But nothing to stop another visit from us
It was nice to be close to the grocery store and not to far of a walk from the beach itself
The kids really enjoyed it
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5. Stunning new beachfront apartment (from USD 119)

It’s a budget accommodation you can think of in Emerald Isle for your next holiday stay. It is spread over an area of 60 sq.m (645.83 sq.ft) and probably is one of the largest among other properties. It has a large living area with outdoor dining. It is at an ideal distance from Arkles Bay and Rangitoto Island. Kayakers are going to love it. Staying in this property, one can enjoy local markets on Saturdays and Sundays.

Stunning modern beachfront apartment
142 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

6. Huge renovated ocean-side pool house (from USD 1143)

With a new makeover in 2017, it now has five bedrooms with pool sleeps just a few steps from the beach. Now it has a hot master king suite, bunk room, gourmet kitchen, covered porch, game room and large decks for an outer living. Well, a lot of stuff. It is spread over an area of 269.42 sq.m (2900 sq.ft.) that can accommodate 22 guests for a weekly stay.

🔹Spacious 5 bedroom Oceanside Pool House🔹 Sleeps 22🔹Steps from the Beach🔹
81 reviews  Wifi Available
House 22 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 22
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and I loved cooking in the kitchen
Enough pots and pans and dishes to support a large family
All the appliances are top of the line
All the beds are top quality mattresses and very comfortable
The beach was a short walk down the street
It was spacious and very clean
The house is beautifully decorated and equipped with almost everything you need
There was ample space for 3 families (10 of us) and it was updated and very clean
Had no problems accomdations were as advertised
Nice house very well decorated with beach theme
etc to the beach
Beautiful home and owner very responsive when asked questions Short walk to beach that is not very crowded
Home was very accommodating for our large group
Had a lot of personal touches that made us feel very welcome
We also loved watching the UVA Cavaliers win on their way to a Championship
the house is lovely and the location is great only about a block from the beach
My family stayed in this property from 7/16/17-7/23/17
The pool was a great addition
There was a short 5 minute walk to the beach and
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7. The ocean front Xanadu West (from USD 345)

It is an amazing oceanfront duplex that sits taller and closer to the ocean. You can get a mesmerising view from this place. It has got a complete makeover recently, and now it houses an outdoor shower, newly build kitchen and flooring, fresh paintings, and furnishings improving the look and feel, and comfort in the house. All the bedrooms have got an ocean view, so your mornings would be fresh. There are plenty of events away from the beach for one and all in your group

Oceanfront. Enlarged Deck. Great for families!
Emerald Isle, NC, US
62 reviews
House 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house had plenty of room for our family and we were very comfortable
clean comfortable beds well equipped kitchen
great view clean and beautiful the house has everything you could need for your stay
the owner is responsive to questions in a timely fashion
matt the owner was a pleasure to work with
beach is beautiful and family friendly
had a few hiccups when we first arrived that were taken care of promptly by our host
the owner matt is very responsive and helped us with an issue that came up during our stay
really enjoyed the location
great location and steps onto the beach
the best thing is the location just a few steps to the ocean
we really enjoyed being close to the aquarium and the few restaurants and grocery stores
we were immediately impressed with the location surroundings cleanliness
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8. Duplex for large families

It’s a new oceanside duplex, with private driveway and porches that face different directions. It’s an ideal place for large families. You can connect both houses and increase your sleeping capacity to 28. Each of the duplexes has its elevator and covered parking. Apart from all this, you can spend your stay with the paraphernalia.

Duplex great for large families! sleep 12-14 or rent both sides & sleep up to 28
26 reviews
House 14 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen/great room/dining room was designed to create memories
so it offered more privacy
And the elevator was the bomb
The kitchen was easy to use for food prep with many working at the same time Maid service could do a better job Fan in master was in need of cleaning and the kitchen cabinets could be washed down
We enjoyed the large kitchen and spent a lot of time on upper deck
The house was very clean and in perfect condition
The property was clean and very high quality
This home gave us everything we needed and Kevin quickly addressed and questions we had while there
We actually got both sides and they opened the doors in between
The owner was fabulous always responding quickly to questions and was very friendly and helpful throughout the rental process I would recommend this rental to all my friends and family
We hosted our Family Reunion and one of the challenges was finding a location that would keep us under the same roof without being cramped
My girlfriends and family members have stayed here numerous times and will continue to return All rooms are most accommodating and met all our needs
Beautiful house and a great location--just a short walk to the beach
great Living area furniture has seen its better day
It is close to shops
It is difficult to please big groups of people but Pharmsea East and West
Amos Mosquitos was a good place to eat sushi
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9. A pretty guest house

This is new construction, centrally located on Emerald Isle. It has a private suite with one bedroom, one bathroom and a full-sized kitchen with everything you may wish. It’s just a couple of minutes’ walk to the beach, Bogue Inlet Pier, sound public access and restaurants.

EI Getaway, Ground Level Suite, Centrally Located
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Oceanside luxury and convenience at the beach

It is a lovely living space located in a quiet residential surrounding, at a convenient distance from restaurants, shops and Bogue Inlet Pier. The public beach is a seven-minute walk from the property. It is well equipped with all bells and whistles you may think of starting from premade beds, bidet, and fully furnished kitchen and outdoor dines. You can bring your loved pets at 100 USD per animal with a higher limit of 3 animals.

Oceanside Luxury and Convenience at the Beach
16 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The renter is expected to wash beach towels prior to leaving
It was nice to have bed linens
The kitchen is well stocked with pots pans
The proximity to the beach was nice and when compared to the price I feel it was a good deal during that season
There was simply insufficient work to justify the cost of the fee
The house was clean and the decor was adorable and very homey
The owner 'provides' shampoo body wash conditioner and 6 body towels for the two bathrooms with separate beach towels
Beautifully decorated and comfortable clean pillows and beds we enjoyed our stay here
mostly the short walk to the beach which was very clean and private
soaps detergents dishwasher and washer/drier
Finally the duplex provides WiFi RoKu T V with local channels and is monitored by the owner with a Ring security camera at the entrance of the property
spatulas etc Owner is extremely kind and was able to accommodate our earlier check in and available if we needed anything Would definitely stay again
Otherwise my family was very happy with the experience
We only had to bring food clothes and ourselves
We really used and lived in the house
The short walk to the beach was no big deal
Very nice house and short walk distance to the beach
The house is also walking distance to restaurants and stores We would definitely stay again
we rented a golf cart and zipped around everywhere
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The glorifying Emerald Isle

Beach town Emerald Isle is all set to impress you this summer. Your next holiday destination should be undoubtedly Emerald Isle. Hope our well-curated list will help you plan your perfect stay in Emerald Isle.

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