Where To Stay In Emerald Isle, North Carolina - Updated 2022


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.

Vacation rentals

1. Cassimir East (from USD 400)

Cassimir East is a three-bedroom oceanfront duplex that features panoramic views of the surrounding area. These views, the sunrise, and sunset are best enjoyed on the duplex’s deck and private balcony. The master bedroom has a queen bed and a master bathroom with a hot tub and shower. The garage has been converted into a game room and is furnished with a ping pong table, flat-screen TV, DVD player, and a video library.

Location-wise, the duplex is conveniently close to Emerald Isle Woods Park, Water Boggan Water Park, Salty Air Open Market, and Cedar Point Tideland Trailhead.

Newly Renovated Oceanfront Home with Private Beach Access in Emerald Isle
137 reviews  Wifi Available
House 12 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
it is clean well stocked kitchen and right on the beach
this was a clean wonderful beach property we took the family - 4 bedrooms and 3 baths
the house was well equipped clean and located on a beautiful beach
perfect location clean property property manager very responsive
the location amenities and extremely clean and comfortable
this house is in a beautiful location with literally a 1 minute walk to a swimming pool
easy private walk to the beach and a pool that was very easy to walking distance
location is great we loved the private beaches and neighborhood pool
not here the beds were very comfortable location is perfect
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2. SweetWater (from USD 152)

This is SweetWater, a single-bedroom condominium unit that boasts showcasing some of the best views in the complex. This oceanfront condo features custom cabinetry, granite countertops, a stone mosaic wall, a 50-inch Roku TV, a Blue-ray player, air conditioning, and a small radio with a CD player. There is an ice maker, lobster pot, stove, and coffee maker in the kitchen.

For guests planning to explore the area, they will be happy to know that the condo is less than 4 mi (6.4 km) from Water Boggan Water Park, Emerald Isle Woods Park, Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier, Salty Air Open Market, Cedar Point Tideland Trailhead, and Star Hill Golf Club.

1 Bed/1 Bath ~ Top Floor Oceanfront Prime Condo ~ Elevator ~ 1302 Queens Court
Emerald Isle, NC, US
4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

3. Hotel

4. Islander Hotel & Resort (from USD 187)

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.

Also See: 10 Most Fun & Amazing things to do in Emerald Isle

Islander Hotel & Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 102 Islander Drive
Accommodates: 4

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Garden Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Facilities for disabled guests

5. Vacation rentals

6. Beautiful two-bedroom apartment (from USD 84)

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
168 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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7. 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
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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8. Amazing beachfront three-bedroom condo (from USD 320)

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 Beachfront
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
183 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
new appliances excellent air conditioning  nice washer and dryer wifi two tvs  and a well-equipped kitchen work out well
comfortable and well stocked with necessary items
lovely shaded deck out back with a big roomy table and benches
my folks stayed in this room and thought the bed was very comfortable
bedrooms were comfortable and the space has all you need
the place was very clean and had all the essentials (kitchen essentials bath towels beach towels etc)
we saw dolphins multiple times it was very clean and affordable
the house was clean and comfortable (albeit a bit dated)
the apartment is good very clean and has good amenities
amazing location well equipped kitchen super soft towels very clean and directly on the beach
also super helpful recommendations and quick responses
jeff is a wonderful host and was very quick in his responses
jeff was a great host
jeff is one of the most friendly hosts that i have stayed with
jeff was an excellent host and very gracious
the location is superb
great beachfront location - 5 min drive to town
great location and comfortable space
i can’t recommend this location enough
great place and super location
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9. Stunning one-bedroom condo for a family (from USD 150)

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.

Cozy cottage on the canal 2 /Emerald Isle NC
131 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed the conversation and the amenities of the apartment
great kitchenette for breakfast and lunch
the heated toilets seat was a nice touch :-)
the bed is very comfortable with a plethora of pillow options and extra linens in the closet
the home is cozy with a large closet and beautiful bathroom
super clean and new
everything was very clean and comfortable
it was also super clean and well stocked
the guest apartment was very clean new and cozy
the place was spotless when we arrived and very well laid out
david is an awesome host
david was a wonderful host
and david was an outstanding host
host was very friendly and accommodating
david is super friendly and offers great advice for exploring the island
safe walking neighborhood
great place in a fabulous location
beautiful place in a great location
this location was perfect for what we wanted
also central to all attractions on ei
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10. Modish beach-side home for seven

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
67 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of space to stretch out and be comfortable
quick walk to beach clean and comfortable
great hosts and great home
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 house and owners are wonderful
great space deb was a wonderful host
great location within walking distance to the beach
great house with a great location
beautiful location and a wonderful house
quiet neighborhood close to shops restaurants and entertainment
relaxing outdoor spots around the house and easy walk to the beach
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11. Alluring two-bedroom retreat for a group (from USD 130)

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
184 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 4 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen is all modern stocked with cooking ware and the space is open with great light
the space was lovely nicely decorated and comfortable
the house had everything we needed for a comfortable stay
showers and plumbing all drain well and a good washer and dryer
the space was spacious and comfortable
it was clean & nicely decorated
everything very clean and very nicely decorated
super clean and we had everything we needed
very clean and accurate listing
judy's place is very clean and well decorated
judy was a wonderful host
really enjoyed our stay judy was a great host
judy was around throughout our trip and was very helpful with any questions we had
judy is a very gracious host with lots of tips to share of the ei community
judy is a great host and a very nice person
it’s located in a great location
the location is superb
great location and a great stay
right next to a park with a beautiful public dock to walk and fish on
not a bad walk to beach
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12. Perfect getaway for four

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:
this home is phenomenal beautiful views from the living room deck private feel to bedroom areas below
fantastic kitchen recreation room and porch on the third floor
it is clean comfortable spacious and modern
the space was very clean and worked well for our family of 4
sparkling clean wonderful location
the house was spotless and we had a very relaxing and comfortable stay
gabi’s place was beautiful clean and all over all an incredible experience
the host is very gracious and attentive to your needs
gabi was a great host that was quick with communication and made sure there were no questions unanswered
amazing experience exceptional hosts with attention to every detail can say enough positive comments
gabi was fabulous pleasant and attentive
the hosts' attention to detail is outstanding from the decor to amenities
close to the beach friendly neighborhood
the location was extremely desirable
the house is located very close to the beach which was the highlight of the trip
quiet neighborhood and easy walk to beach
the house is nice and it's very close to the beach
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13. One-bedroom nest for a couple (from USD 213)

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.

Island Apartment - Ocean Access - SaltWater Cove
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
138 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a private patio grill and outdoor shower is yours to enjoy
they offer plenty of towels beach cruisers bbq grill nice patio outdoor shower the list goes on
comfortable bed and adorable setting that was equipped with everything we could need and more
super clean all the amenities you need comfortable quiet private
the space was sparkling clean the bed super comfortable and all the amenities we needed
it was so clean and the space was beautiful
the apartment was clean and relaxing
clean clean clean maybe a two minute walk to the ocean
clean and comfy with all those special touches that delight the soul
it is updated clean and quiet
linda was an amazing host
linda is the most gracious host
the hosts were so thoughtful
linda and barney are excellent hosts
linda and barney were the perfect hosts
a great location walking distance from beach access
great location private and super cute
the location is excellent short walk to the beach and walkable distance to restaurants and ice cream
perfect location we had a lovely vacation
great apartment short walk to beach and nearby restaurants
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14. Luxurious oceanside condo (from USD 186)

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
113 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
had 13 people for a christmas eve get together very comfortable for us all
the duplex was really clean and quiet
clean and exactly as the description
very clean with a well-provisioned kitchen
this place was just as described it’s clean and spacious
the place was very clean and provided all the essentials
excellent hosts if you need anything
katherine and property manager were very responsive when anything arose
excellent host with awesome communication
katherine is very kind and a great host the location was great the home is beautiful
katherine was a great host we loved her place and hope to return next year
nice and confortable house with great location 2min walking distance to the beach
great place short walk to beach
the house is in a great location close to the beach restaurants and grocery stores
very short walk to a nice beach access
perfect location we had a great stay
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Beachside vacation

The perfect vacation spot deserves the perfect place to bunker down as you enjoy your vacation. With this list of a home worthy of your time and money, you will end up extending your stay.

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