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10 Best VRBO Accommodations In Emerald Isle, North Carolina

Gillian
Published Feb 26, 2019

A beautiful beachfront town off the western coast of North Carolina, Emerald Isle, looks right out of a postcard. Even its name sounds enchanting. The long, sandy beach bordered by the sparkling waves of the ocean, complete with gorgeous pastel-coloured beach houses along the coast, make for an amazing beach vacation destination (and some very good Instagram-worthy shots). Once you’re there, there are also many activities (most of them, of course, water-based) and attractions for you to enjoy, with a myriad of pubs, shops, and restaurants along the coastline. It’s no wonder more than 50,000 vacationers flock here during the holidays. Here are 10 beautiful beachfront VRBO accommodations in Emerald Isle, NC, for all of you, summer vacationers, to plan the best beach getaway.

1. Gorgeous oceanfront cottage for a large group (from USD 145)

A large, pastel-themed house with four bedrooms, this cottage-style rental can comfortably accommodate a large family. It overlooks the ocean, so you can enjoy a view of the Atlantic from the comfort of your own house. It’s also well-equipped with a gas grill, cable TV, high-speed internet and even a ping pong table. Located in a peaceful neighbourhood and a short walk from the beach, this gorgeous listing will definitely make a great stay for your family vacation.

4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, sleeps 10, Ocean View, Large Family Room and Sunroom
106 Surf View Rd
house 12 guests 4 bedrooms 3 bathrooms

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2. Well-equipped oceanside abode for six (from USD 184)

This convenient beachside rental is well-situated in a quiet neighbourhood, and down the street from shops, restaurants and Bogue Inlet Pier. More importantly, it’s only a mere seven minutes’ walk from the beach. The house itself is a large, decorated space with three bedrooms and two baths, and can comfortably accommodate a party of six. It is also well-equipped with many amenities, such as a beverage fridge, body wash and shampoo, bath linens, for a more convenient stay. They even provide beach equipment for you to enjoy a day at the beach.

Oceanside Luxury and Convenience at the Beach
118 Shore Rush Dr
10 reviews
house 6 guests 3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms

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3. Bright, dog-friendly rental for eight (from USD 81)

For those families with an extra furry friend, you’ve found the perfect rental. This brightly coloured, three-bedroom rental allows you to bring pets at no extra cost. It also offers many amenities, and even boasts a brand new coffee maker and blender for you to enjoy home-made drinks on the patio. Our only gripe is that the city centre is a bit of a walk away; however, with so much entertainment to keep you occupied even within the house, we doubt that this would be a big issue.

Dog Friendly Beach House (6th row)
109 Page Pl
house 8 guests 3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms

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4. Convenient oceanfront duplex for six (from USD 155)

This listing allows you to rent one side of an oceanfront duplex. However, big families (or those who would appreciate more personal space) can rent both sides of the duplex, which has soundproof walls and is separated by lockable privacy doors. Each side has two bedrooms and bathrooms, a deck with beach equipment, and a fully-furnished interior. There’s even an open-air hot shower to rinse off from the beach. Conveniently located, this rental is also very close to the city centre, and steps away from the beach.

Spectacular view! Updated, modern style, clean lines, oceanfront 2/2 duplex
2405 Ocean Dr
house 4 guests 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms

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5. Huge vacation home near prime fishing spots (from USD 37)

Located in a quiet neighbourhood on the western tip of Emerald Isle, this beach house is a distance from the bustle of the town centre. Anglers, take note: it’s also located near prime fishing spots at the Point, so definitely consider this rental if you’re coming here during the fishing season. Spanning over 2500 sq. ft. (232.3 sqm) of living space, this huge, sunny listing comes fully equipped with living amenities, cable TV, and a whole library of books and movies. There’s even a 24/7 local contact for you to call if you encounter any issues. It’s just like staying at a resort, but at a fraction of the price.

Sept 23-30 discount!!! Clean vacation home at the Point. Drive on beach to fish!
11006 Station Street
house 8 guests 3 bedrooms 4 bathrooms

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6. Beach-themed oceanfront listing for a large group (from USD 100)

A mere five minutes away from the beach, this rental is beach-themed to get you in the spirit for a true beach vacation. It’s great for larger families, as its four bedrooms and three bathrooms can accommodate up to 12 guests comfortably. It also boasts countless entertainment options, with six TVs across the house, a poker table, a foosball table and even an outdoor swing to enjoy the beach breeze on. It’s located a distance away from the town centre, although the three bicycles provided definitely make travelling and exploring the area much easy.

Oceanside Beach House, newly updated, 5 minute walk to the beach!!
128 Fawn Dr
6 reviews
house 12 guests 4 bedrooms 3 bathrooms

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7. Charming 1950s seaside cottage for seven (from USD 75)

Rancho Relaxo is a beautifully remodelled, 1950s seaside cottage that can sleep up to seven guests. It’s located in a quiet neighbourhood a mile from convenience stores and gas stations, and less than 4 miles (6.4 km) from downtown. This charming house is also furnished with a fully stocked kitchen, an open plan living and dining room that’s great for group gatherings, as well as beach and fishing equipment for you to use during your vacation.

Beautifully Remodeled Beach House - Drink in the Ocean Views from Inside or Out!
105 Joel Ln
house 7 guests 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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8. Huge oceanfront duplex for a party of 13 (from USD 156)

Windoon East is a large five-bedroom duplex that overlooks the ocean. Conveniently located, it’s slightly over a mile (1.6 km) to the town centre, and a short walk to the beach (you even have your own private walkway to the beach!). This listing is well-furnished with state-of-the-art appliances, including a recently remodelled kitchen and living room, and many entertainment options. There’s even an entire floor for children, with four single beds and many toys to ensure they don’t get bored. The deck provides a beautiful spot to hang out and enjoy the ocean view.

5 BR OCEANFRONT Duplex! Gorgeous views and only steps from the ocean!!
4103 Ocean Dr
house 13 guests 5 bedrooms 3 bathrooms

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9. Cosy, affordable rental for eight (from USD 85)

Cosy home with an open style family room, three bedrooms and two bathrooms, this listing can comfortably host up to eight guests. It’s located away from the town centre, so you can get a good, quiet sleep at night; it’s also a mere three blocks away from the beach. It provides all the basic amenities, including a gas and charcoal grill in case you want to have your own barbecue party. This listing makes up for the lack of oceanfront property with its privacy (there are a few trees shielding the property from its surroundings) and very wallet-friendly price.

Your own special paradise
11007 Parker St
house 8 guests 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms

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10. Homely oceanfront duplex for bigger families (from USD 66)

Wake up to panoramic views every day, as this beautiful oceanfront house sits atop a cliff, overlooking the ocean and surrounding neighbourhood. With four bedrooms (each with an ensuite bathroom!), as well as a loft that can double as a media room or bedroom, it can comfortably house up to 12. Bigger parties can also request to book the other half of this duplex, which is separated by soundproof walls and locked passages to ensure privacy. The house is also well-furnished with a country-style kitchen, countless entertainment options (including five cable TVs with Netflix) and is located within walking distance of the Bogue Inlet Pier and other restaurants and services. The owners also pride themselves in providing a seamless experience for their guests, so you can be assured of a great stay here.

Oceanfront! New Listing from Owners Who Have Great Reviews on Older Listing
129 Heverly Dr
house 12 guests 4 bedrooms 5 bathrooms

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Start your vacation with a gorgeous view of the water

Emerald Isle, North Carolina, is full of a myriad of beach activities and attractions you can enjoy. With the pristine beach and picturesque seaside cottages along the coastline, it’s a quintessential beach getaway spot. Start your beach holiday right by booking a stay in one of these gorgeous oceanfront houses for an unforgettable experience.

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As a student, Gillian's wanderlust is limited by her meagre bank account. In her spare time, she likes looking at AirBnBs she cannot afford, playing with her pets (2 budgies and a dog!) and...Read more

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