Where to stay around Emerald Isle?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 472 holiday lettings near Emerald Isle. From 208 houses to 141 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Emerald Isle is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Emerald Isle?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Emerald Isle:

  • The Point: 21 holiday homes
  • Cottages at Bay Ridge: 33 holiday homes
  • Salter Path: 46 holiday homes
  • Sea Dreams: 101 holiday homes
  • Island Quay: 97 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Emerald Isle?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Emerald Isle. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Emerald Plantation: 558 holiday lettings
  • Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier: 650 holiday lettings
  • Water Boggan Water Park: 584 holiday lettings
  • Emerald Isle Woods Park: 647 holiday lettings
  • Fort Macon State Park: 604 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Emerald Isle listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Emerald Isle?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 208 houses in Emerald Isle. Our other popular types of Emerald Isle holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 141 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 57 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 13 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Emerald Isle?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 251 holiday homes with pool available in Emerald Isle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a vacation rental on Emerald Isle, USA your home away from home

    Emerald Isle is a barrier island off the North Carolina Coast, towards the southern stretch of the popular Outer Banks. Emerald Isle vacation rentals are favoured for summer beach getaways; with miles of white sandy shore and an excellent range of activities to be enjoyed close by.

    Things to do on Emerald Isle, ISA

    The key attraction for visitors to Emerald Isle vacation accommodation is the wonderful coastline. Within walking distance you’ll have a number of different access points to some of the best Atlantic beaches for hundreds of miles. In addition to taking a dip there are a host of ways to make the most of the ocean. You could go kayaking, or hire a boogie board.

    Emerald Isle self-catering accommodation is also set in one of the best diving areas on the USA’s East Coast. The waters here tend to be warm and there’s a very high concentration of wrecks just off the coast. One of the most popular destinations for a scuba diving trip is a U-352 submarine, while the other wrecks off the outer banks today serve as artificial reefs supporting a wonderful variety of marine life.

    An option for a family activity for visitors to vacation rentals on Emerald Isle would be fishing. Here you could go surf fishing or pier fishing, while there are a number of companies based on the area offering chartered trips on the ocean. Other family-oriented attractions close by include crazy golf centres, cinemas and the North Carolina Aquarium, which provides a showcase for the marine life found in the waters around the Outer Banks.

    Places to visit on holiday on Emerald Isle, USA

    No more than 15 minutes from Emerald Isle vacation accommodation is Swansboro, a town known for its distinctive waterfront shops and restaurants. At Pine Knoll Shores is the Country Club of Crystal Coast, with its 18-hole championship course – ideal for golf enthusiasts. For a taste of Outer Banks’ history there’s Beaufort, 45 minutes away and boasting a preserved waterfront and the North Carolina Maritime Museum.

    Weather on Emerald Isle, USA

    Emerald Isle vacation rentals are set in a region that gets plenty of warmth throughout the summer. The hottest months here are July and August, when you can expect highs in the low-30s or high-20s. The Atlantic ensures that winters here are consistently mild, and a little wetter than summer.

    Cheap flights to Emerald Isle, USA

    Travelling from the UK, perhaps the most convenient way to reach Emerald Isle self-catering accommodation would be to fly with Delta or British Airways to Atlanta (ATL), before transferring to Wilmington International Airport (ILM) with Delta Connection and making the 90 minute drive on to the Outer Banks.

    Activities and attractions in and around Emerald Isle

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Emerald Isle a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Water Boggan Water Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
    • Star Hill Golf Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
    • Silver Creek Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
    • North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
    • Lake Road Winery (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
    • Brandywine Bay Country Club (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Emerald Isle

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Emerald Isle

    Travellers enjoy Emerald Isle for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Emerald Isle is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Emerald Isle Woods Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
    • Hammocks Beach State Park (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
    • Theodore Roosevelt Natural Area (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
    • Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
    • Croatan National Forest (17.2 mi / 27.8 km)
    • Fort Macon State Park (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)