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Where To Stay In Emerald Isle, North Carolina - Updated 2020

Where To Stay In Emerald Isle, North Carolina - Updated 2020
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Perfectly nesting on the crystal coast of North Carolina, Emerald Isle is a beautiful town. It is home to Bouge, best known for the breathtaking Atlantic Ocean and the perfect fishing spot. Some of the most popular locations to tour in this amazing area include Emerald Isle beach famous for the music festival and perfect sandy beaches, the Salty Pirate Waterpark which a small and family-friendly water park full of exciting activities and Emerald Isle Woods Park, a leafy park with amazing trails and golf course. The perfect shoreline provides the ambiance for a nice relaxing time at the beach and leafy and lush green forest trails for a nice walk in the woody forest. Come and visit these amazing places and read on to know where to stay in Emerald Isle, for a comfortable vacation.

Hotel

1. Islander Hotel & Resort (from USD 184)

Boasting rooms fitted with a flat-screen TV, refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker, the Islander Hotel & Resort takes comfort to a whole different level. Lay down as you soak up the sun at the sun loungers or take a cool and relaxing swim in the outdoor pool, whatever you decide you will enjoy your time. Guests have the privilege of enjoying amazing cocktails at the pool bar as they take in the mesmerizing beachfront view. Stretch out your legs as you visit the Caribsea restaurant to taste local delicacies.

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Vacation rentals

2. Beautiful two-bedroom apartment (from USD 60)

If you are a party of four and you are looking for the perfect and cozy spot to set up camp, then take a look at this beautiful two-bedroom apartment. Located in private and quiet part of town, this magnificent two-bedroom home boasts a modern kitchen, fully equipped with modern cooking appliances for guests to prepare their own meals. A cozy blue couch awaits you in the spacious living room fitted with a large television set and an internet connection to always keep you entertained. The beach is just a short distance from this lovely home, the perfect spot to enjoy a romantic getaway or vacation with friends and family.

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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3. Spectacular tree-house to reconnect with nature (from USD 100)

Come and rekindle your connection with nature while nesting in this spectacular island treehouse. From outside, this home looks simple but the secret lies within. From the polished wooden floor to the spacious rooms, this home is clearly designed to offer comfort, peace, and tranquility. Step into the fully equipped kitchen to prepare your meals or sit and relax on the cozy and plush couches in the living room as you enjoy your vacation. The screened porch offers the perfect place for you to sit and relax as you enjoy your meal or absorb the perfect scenic views from the top deck.

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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4. Amazing beachfront three-bedroom condo (from USD 145)

Enjoy your vacation in this amazing beachfront three-bedroom condo. It boasts spacious rooms, a fully stocked kitchen, cozy beds and can easily and comfortably host six guests. Enjoy short walks on the private pier that leads you directly to the sandy beach or you can just choose to sit and relax on the deck taking in the views of the Atlantic Ocean as you watch the sunset. Towels and beach towels are readily provided for guests to utilize as they enjoy their vacation.

Sea Oats East of Emerald Isle, NC
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
79 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The deck is a wonderful place to watch the sunset
Master bedroom was (obviously) the best room in the house with a ceiling fan
The house is very cozy with very comfortable furniture and deck to view the ocean with easy beach access with stairs down to the sandy footpath to the beach
They provided everything that was in the description
Very roomy accommodations with all the amenities of home Highly recommend
Cleanliness:
The beds slept great and everything was super clean
It was very clean and affordable
but there were plenty in the laundry storage that were in good condition (as well as sand toys too)
The house was clean and comfortable (albeit a bit dated)
Host:
Jeff was very helpful and responsive to questions both before and during our stay and also gave us some tips about the area
Jeff was quick to respond to questions Loved having the beach chairs available
Jeff was great to work with easy and understandable directions
He made us feel at home and very welcome
Jeff was very responsive to all of my emails and a great host
Location:
A lovely little cottage in a fabulous location
Wonderful location on the beach Loved it
Pretty much in the middle of the isle far enough away from public beaches but close enough to attractions and food options 15 stairs down
The location is very quiet and local but great seafood staples and groceries aren't more than a 10 minute drive away
My stepson (10) was ready to just move in and live there :-)
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5. Stunning one-bedroom condo for a family (from USD 125)

Located about four minutes away to the pier, this amazing one-bedroom condo offers comfort to no more than four guests. It boasts a modern and spacious open plan kitchen equipped with cooking appliances. The allure of this beautiful home rests on the stylish and airy living room furnished with posh couches and fitted with an amazing large television. The internet is easily accessible from all corners of the house. If you are thinking of just chilling within the house premises, the spacious deck with barbecue facilities would be the perfect place to be.

Emerald Isle Guest Suite in great location
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
74 reviews
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The living area has a comfortable couch for watching tv or visiting or reading and a small table for meals with four chairs
The space was well appointed and we felt right at home
The beach is walkable and very private
The guest suite was well-appointed and included a full kitchen with all the necessary pots pans
and it was great to have pots and dishes to use
Cleanliness:
Everything was very clean and comfortable
and we are both clean "freaks "
that is clean and safe
Clean environment with lots of space and has washer and dryer for guests to use
It was also super clean and well stocked
Host:
Host was very friendly and accommodating
He's super nice and made us feel right at home
He was the quickest to respond about me bringing my boat
David was very helpful and gracious with anything we needed and reached above to help us
David was the perfect host and was super accommodating
Location:
This is a beautiful place in a lovely location
great location close to restaurants and 10 minutes walking to the beach
Beautiful place in a great location Thank you
Within biking or driving distance to the beach Safe walking neighborhood
Very close to all restaurants and shops
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6. Modish beach-side home for seven (from USD 150)

Come and luxuriate in the comfort of this gorgeous Emerald Isle beach house. This three-bedroom condo has more than enough space to easily accommodate seven vacationers. The home not only offers modern and elegantly furnished living room but also the beautiful kitchen fully equipped with modern cooking appliances. The beach is just an easy walking distance from the house and if you are just looking for the perfect spot to chill, there are cozy swings and sitting areas under the house and the deck is furnished with outdoor chairs where you can relax as you unwind while enjoying the breathtaking ocean views.

EI Beach House, Emerald Isle, NC
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
37 reviews
Entire guesthouse 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Great place Very walkable to the beach and the pier
The house was cozy and comfortable to come home to every night
the fridge and cabinets were fairly stocked with staples and condiments
The views and sounds of the beach are one of a kind
The bed was comfortable and the house felt like you were visiting a family member's home
Host:
She was always quick to respond to my questions
Deb was a wonderful host
Deb is a great host and responds quickly to questions
House had a homey feel and owners are quick to respond to all questions with helpful answers
This home is very warm and welcoming
Location:
Great location within walking distance to the beach
It is conveniently located to area stores shopping and restaurants
Beautiful location and a wonderful house
Wonderful beach house walking distance to clean sandy beach Quiet neighborhood close to shops restaurants and entertainment
It was located just a short bike ride from the 2 main grocery stores as well as to local shops and restaurants
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7. Alluring two-bedroom retreat for a group (from USD 100)

Take a moment and wallow in the peace and tranquility of this alluring two-bedroom beachfront condo. Surprisingly, it can comfortably host a maximum of eight guests and has a total of four cozy beds. It boasts a spacious and cozy polished wooden-floor living room furnished with plush and comfortable couches. For indoor entertainment board games, a huge flat-screen TV mounted on the wall and internet connection have been provided. Sit and relax on the top floor deck unwinding while basking in the oceanic vista.

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. Perfect getaway for four (from USD 110)

Gaze your eyes upon this spectacle of a house, a modish and spacious two-bedroom beach condo that can comfortably accommodate a maximum of four vacationers. It features a fully equipped modern kitchen, a cozy and airy living room fitted with a flat-screen television set and internet connection. The master bedroom with a queen bed on the first floor of this cozy condor has direct access to the deck, the perfect spot to enjoy an early private breakfast. The second bedroom is furnished with two single cozy beds also offering direct deck access.

Emerald Isle Ocean View - Cozy Beach Getaway
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
37 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The view of the beach on the top floor and balcony is very nice
The house is adorable the hot tub was relaxing
This place is a remarkable home From the well appointed kitchen to the comfy beds
The view from the porch is breathtaking
It is clean comfortable spacious and modern
Cleanliness:
The house is located very close to the beach which was the highlight of the trip
The space was very clean and worked well for our family of 4
Host:
Gabi was attentive and helpful in answering our few questions
The host is very gracious and attentive to your needs
These additions made our stay easy and kept us enjoying the lovely beach nearby
Amazing experience Exceptional hosts with attention to every detail Can say enough positive comments
We are grateful and feeling very blessed by their hospitality
Location:
The beach is a short walk from the house in a very nice neighborhood
It is in a very convenient location on the island
Well located with public beach access steps away and shops a short drive
Short easy walk to the beach makes it a very convenient and pleasant place to stay
So comfortable and relaxing A very short walk to the beach which can be seen and heard from the house Amenities are far better than expected A great place to go to relax
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9. One-bedroom nest for a couple (from USD 130)

Relish in the comfort offered by this lovely one-bedroom apartment. It boasts a modern, fully equipped kitchenette, beautiful dining, and a well-decorated and spacious living room fitted with a large television set mounted on the wall and WI-FI access. Enjoy watching the sunset at the beach, an easy two minutes’ walk from home. This cozy condo can comfortably host no more than two guests making it the perfect spot for two love birds to nest on a romantic getaway.

SaltWater Cove
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
86 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The amenities are over the top
the bed super comfortable and
outdoor shower/towels/soaps
has thought of everything you could want or need during the stay
I felt safe and cozy in the place when I did have down time to relax (nothing beats cable TV and lounging in a bed with lots of comfy pillows)
Cleanliness:
The apartment was beautiful and exceptionally clean
This apartment was so clean and bright
The apartment was clean and relaxing
Exceptionally clean and really just perfect sheets were soft and bed was comfortable
Linda and Barney were extremely friendly Very comfortable and inviting
Host:
soap Netflix and more
The hosts are very generous and helpful
She left clear instructions on how to check in and check out
our host was very communicative if we needed anything
The hosts were so thoughtful
Location:
It is within walking distance to the beach and restaurants Check in
A great location walking distance from beach access
By far one of my best experiences
short walk to beach and nearby restaurants
Saltwater Cove was perfect in every way
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10. Luxurious oceanside condo (from USD 115)

Come and enjoy your vacation or weekend getaway at this luxurious oceanside condo located just meters away from the beach. It boasts a lavish and elegant living room fitted with outstanding and cozy couches, an amazing flat screen television set, and if you prefer preparing your own meals, you will love the modern and fully equipped kitchen well fitted with necessary cooking appliances. Six vacationers can happily call this three-bedroom condo a home away from home.

Oceanside Luxury and Convenience at the Beach
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
44 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
well stocked kitchen and very comfortable space
The screened in porch was perfect for cooling off and relaxing and the kitchen and instructions provided everything we needed
The best part of the house is probably the screened porch in the front
But the extras that were provided went above what we expected Plenty of pillows comfortable beds a coffee maker that worked and was clean
are just down the road
Cleanliness:
The duplex was really clean and quiet
towel warmers bidet Washer and dryer to go home with clean clothes
Everything was well kept and there were TV's in every bedroom with Roku's
Extremely clean wonderful location
Host:
Katherine was very quick in her responses and additional pet fee
Her home is absolutely adorable
We loved her place and hope to return next year
Katerine was amazing to work with
Katherine was a great host
Location:
Perfect location and perfect beach fun?
Restaurants are only 15 mins drive away
2 mins walk to the beach Convenient stores and coffee shops
I rented a bike from Highway 58 per Katherine's recommendation and really enjoyed the ease of getting around Emerald Isle by bike
you may want to take note that this property does allow pets
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