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.
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 8, Ocean View, Large Family Room and Sunroom
Top guest reviewsThe house was roomy and comfortableThe kitchen is well equipped and there is seating at the barThey enjoyed the ping pong table and bicyclesThere is a nice living area and sun room which became our game roomHouse equipped with everything you need butThe house was very cleanThe bedrooms were cute and quietIt was very clean and a nice place to stayThanks Chris for sharing your home with us
Host:beautiful decor new appliances very accommodatingThe owner was very nice to work with and responded to all emails quicklyThe owner was very accommodating and informativeWe 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 withRead more reviewsThere is a great beach access about a block from the houseThe neighborhood is quiet and peacefulBut nothing to stop another visit from usIt was nice to be close to the grocery store and not to far of a walk from the beach itselfThe kids really enjoyed it
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 6th Row Beach Home!!!
Top guest reviewsThe owners have recently renovated the space and have filled it with luxurious amenities for guestsThe kitchen is fully stockedThe kitchen is fully stockedHouse has beyond everything you need from comfortable beds to new kitchen appliances to an outside hot tuball the amenities one would needVery beautiful house and super cleanVery clean comfortable and convenient place to staythe living spaces are clean comfortable and spacious and there are brand new high end appliances throughout The houseThe house is everything you see in the photos and more and the ocean is a quick 3 min walk
Host:The owner was responsive immediately to any questions we hadLaura was very responsive and a great hostClean Great to finally find a place that allows us to bring our pup along Great access to the beach even for my older parents Would love to stay again soonThe owners Laura and Eric were very responsive when we had questionsThe owner addressed a small conern we had with immediate reply and attentionRead more reviewsThe house is located in a nice quiet neighborhood with close beach accessBeach Baby is in THE perfect locationIts just a short 3 minute walk to the beachIt is very close to a bike and walking pathThe home is a very short walk to the beach (and a nice walk to The Point
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.
Winter Deal! Stay 5 nights get the 6th night free!! Perfect location, clean, A++
Top guest reviewsThere was plenty of light from the large windows overlooking the beachThe beds are top quality and comfortableThe kitchen is well-stocked and the reverse osmosis water filter is a huge bonusOur daughter stayed with us in the master and the pack and play fit right in the closet with the doors open which was perfectIt is absolutely beautiful here and not crowdedThe house is clean uncluttered (so rare )The house was nicely decorated and the rooms were all comfortableThe kitchen was well stocked with clean utensils and cookwareThe house was cute & had everything we neededIt was clean and neat Great access to the beach
Host:Lovely home with one exceptionOur host was very responsivenewly renovated bright modern beach homeEmerald Isle is a beautiful clean family-friendly beachWell the beach access is amazingRead more reviewsAnd there are 2 grocery stores a couple beach shops and several good restaurants only a few miles awayhas lots of storage and lots of amenitiesAn excellent property in a perfect locationWe loved the house and the location Our number one priority was access to the beachThe view is unbeatable and the house is just steps from the ocean
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.
Few dates open for clean, renovated home at the Point. Wide, soft sand beach!!
Top guest reviewsthe dining room seats 8 plus more at the kitchen counterThe main floor is large and the many porches offer lots of outdoor spaceKitchen is completely remodeled and equipped with anything a cook would needWonderful beach cart is super easy to pull on the sandThe carpet throughout the house looks brand newThe house is wonderfully decorated and spaciousThe house was so lovely and cleanThe house was found very clean and updatedIt was very well appointed clean and comfortableThe house is decorated in a tasteful beach decor
Host:We arrived and gave a shoutAlso the owner contacted us personally after arrival making sure we were settled in Wonderful touchValerie was very responsive to question and very accommodatingThe home is beautiful well decorated great locationIt was more than we hoped for Delightful location and great accommodationsRead more reviewsBeautiful property in a quiet neighborhood with the impressive Point just a couple of blocks awayWhat a great house at a great locationThe beach is great at the Point easy to get to work a very short walkWeather was beautiful all Week House is located at the point which is the best location on Emerald IsleThis is a great property located 3 short blocks from an outstanding white sand beach
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, 5 minute walk to the beach!!
Top guest reviewsThe kitchen was stocked with everything we needed to prepare meals and snacksProperty was perfect for our large family with young children Plan of room for the children to play and sleepHouse had plent of room and met all our needsDecor was just-right-beach spirit comfortable furnitureEverything was neat and organized and every thing we needed in the kitchen to prepare any type meal was availableVery clean well stocked inviting place to stay
Host:what I fell in love with was how absolute spotless the house was upon arrivalPolite courteous and so professionalWell updated and layout is greatI am in love with the cleanlinessWe had a wonderful time renting this unit Everything was great and was setup by the owner so that you would have a true beach cottage experienceRead more reviewsWalk to beach is not too badEverything about this property is great Perfect beach locationThis was a great house in a terrific quiet neighborhoodmy husband and my son both suffer horribly from allergies and traveling usually leaves them exhausted from all the dust and dirt that lingers but not in this housethe beach is conveniently 5 minutes away
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! Completely remodeled kitchen!
Top guest reviewsThe view was breath taking My MomIn the last day owner had to come replace the hot water heaterThe views from the decks and the dining room are greatThe bedroom and bathroom on the first floor was perfect for her and the ocean breezewell equipped Comfortable beds- love the 2 oceanfront bedrooms with private deckThe house is spacious bright and very comfortableThe house was very clean and had everything we needed (lots of pots and pansThe property was very clean and well-maintainedBeautiful home on the strand Very well decorated Loved the 2nd level with 3 King rooms 2 full baths and "foyer"The ocean views in 2 rooms made them even more special
Host:Owner was very responsive to questionsWith absolutely perfect weather water and amenitiesrepaired and back door lock brokeThe property owner took care of our needs very promptlySue was super responsive and helpfulRead more reviewsThe location is just perfect for the best sunrise in SeptemberThe location was great and close to stores and restaurantsThis is the best beach house and location everand we loved being just steps away from the beachOnly issue was not enough sheets but one call and problem solved with delivery within the hour Great place and great service
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
Top guest reviewsbut had everything we needed including plenty of space as well as a fully stocked kitchen that you wouldn't find in most hotel roomsThe closets also need to be organized so that some storage room is available Also a couple of minor repairs need to be made to a sliding door and a stair stepThe large deck and screened porch is truly an asset; my dogs loved playing on the deck and I could easily lock the gateIt easily sleeps 6 and the trundle into king bed turns into a true king perfectlyThe balcony could use a little work Everything we needed while staying thereGood location clean and bright
Host:We loved being so close to the beachVery cleaned and well maintainedSmall walk to the beach GREAT outdoor spaceWhat a cutie Short walk to beach Clean and beautifully decorated Host was very accommodating Hope to return next yearIt would have been nice to have been reminded prior to our arrival to bring out own linens and paper productsRead more reviewsGreat cute house at the PointThe property is in a good location and is a great value Comfortable furniture and bedsThe walk to beach is short but if you carry a cooler or lots of gear you may want to bring a wagon Neighborhood is very quiet and lovely place to ride bikesOtherwise the house is well suppliedWe very much enjoyed our stay at Vitamin Sea Very nice home in a great location Close to everything
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.
Walk to Groceries! Four Full Baths + Outdoor Shower with Plenty of Hot Water!
Top guest reviewsThe kitchen was well stocked with everything we needEverything is clearly labeled and easy to findThe beach/ocean view is gorgeousthese should be included in rental costs which was not cheap for off season then the hurricane ruined the rest of our vacationThe decor is very tastefulThe house was very clean andAustin takes great pride in maintaining the house for rentershad everything clearly labeled and can you spell gorgeous views?
Host:and he is a great hostHe is available for any questions or needsAustin and Margaret met us as we arrived at their beautiful home in Emerald Isle and immediately made us feel welcomeAustin contacted us several times before we our trip with terrific information about the house and Thea areaWe appreciate them for sharing their home with usRead more reviewsBeautiful location in Emeral Isle - close to shops - nice section of beach - and privacy Could not ask for a better vacationThe house was close to shopping and several restaurantsPerfect location and wonderful houseJust steps from the beachever - so relaxing every single day and centrally located to the fishing pier and restaurants
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
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
Top guest reviewsThe renter is expected to wash beach towels prior to leavingIt was nice to have bed linensThe kitchen is well stocked with pots pansThe proximity to the beach was nice and when compared to the price I feel it was a good deal during that seasonThere was simply insufficient work to justify the cost of the feeThe house was clean and the decor was adorable and very homeyThe owner 'provides' shampoo body wash conditioner and 6 body towels for the two bathrooms with separate beach towelsBeautifully decorated and comfortable clean pillows and beds we enjoyed our stay heremostly the short walk to the beach which was very clean and private
Host:soaps detergents dishwasher and washer/drierFinally 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 propertyspatulas etc Owner is extremely kind and was able to accommodate our earlier check in and available if we needed anything Would definitely stay againOtherwise my family was very happy with the experienceWe only had to bring food clothes and ourselvesRead more reviewsWe really used and lived in the houseThe short walk to the beach was no big dealVery nice house and short walk distance to the beachThe house is also walking distance to restaurants and stores We would definitely stay againwe rented a golf cart and zipped around everywhere
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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