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Featured Property: Coco West

Kick up your feet and relax in paradise at this week’s Featured Property, Coco West. This upscale oceanfront duplex is professionally decorated, beautifully furnished and features 5 bedrooms (1 king, 3 queens, 1 double, 1 queen sleeper sofa) and 4 bathrooms with 2 spacious master suites. The open floor plan living area is perfect for […]

Fall Fishing Along the Crystal Coast

With summer over and fall in full bloom the Crystal Coast is turning into a hotspot for anglers. As water temperatures cool down the fishing will heat up with migratory patterns for many types of fish becoming more active in the area. Some of the most sought after fish in the area range from spot […]

Carolina Kite Festival

Over 100 kites of all shapes, colors and sizes will fill the sky of Atlantic Beach as the 27th Annual Carolina Kite Festival returns. Spectators and kite enthusiast are invited to come on out to the main beach (CIRCLE) on Oct. 25 and 26 for this free event from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily […]

Emerald Isle NC Worry Free Getaway

With so many things on your plate when planning a vacation, it’s easy to get caught up in the smallest formalities. Booking your vacation to the shores of Emerald Isle may help in relieving some of those tedious tasks that go along with any vacation. Emerald Isle offers an array of guest services that are […]

Featured Property: Emerald Star

Find your next relaxation getaway amongst the stars at this week’s Featured Property, Emerald Star. This home is architecturally designed for spectacular views that you will see from every angle of this magnificent home. The 4 bedroom (4 kings, 2 bunk beds, 1 rollaway, 1 queen sleeper sofa) and 5 ½ bathroom oceanfront cottage features […]

Wedding Vow Renewal QA

Saying “I do” all over again. It can be a joyous occasion, a reminder of all you’ve gone through and the promises you made on your original big day. But planning a vow renewal shouldn’t be a stressful experience. It’s much easier than your original wedding, especially if you have the right help. There are […]

Top Emerald Isle, NC Area Golf Courses

COUNTRY CLUB OF THE CRYSTAL COAST The Country Club of the Crystal Coast is an 18-hole championship course nestled along the Bogue Sound in beautiful Pine Knoll Shores, NC. Being the only course on the 21 mile island, the Country Club offers other features for the family while dad gets his golf fix. With 4 […]

Featured Property: Summer Winds C-224

Feel the ocean breeze on your face and take in the aroma of the beach as you step out to your private balcony at this week’s Featured Property, Summer Winds C-224. This 3 bedroom (1 king, 1 queen, 2 singles and 1 queen sleeper sofa) and 2 bathroom oceanside condo, featuring a generous master suite, […]

A Day in New Bern, NC

The second oldest town in North Carolina, as well the birthplace of Pepsi-Cola, the 300-year-old town of New Bern is a must place to visit (especially for history buffs with over 150 homes and buildings listed on the National Registry) while on vacation in Emerald Isle. Only a short, one hour drive from your vacation […]

Overnight Camping at Cape Lookout

The instant one experiences natural beauty, it’s as if time has stood still and Mother Nature is inviting you to see her wonders. Experience the natural beauty of Cape Lookout National Seashore with the entire family during your next stay in Emerald Isle. With miles of sound and beach front, Cape Lookout National Seashore is […]

Traveling with Your Pet | Pet Travel Tips

Going on a vacation with your family to North Carolina’s Crystal Coast sometimes means taking your furry family members as well. We offer a large selection of pet friendly rentals to insure the entire family stays together. Flying Airlines have long lists of rules and travel restrictions on type of animals that can fly, so […]

Featured Property of the Week: Grande Villas 5-D

Stand out on your private oceanfront terrace and enjoy the natural beauty of Indian Beach as you vacation like a celebrity at the Island’s newest and most luxurious condominium complex, Grande Villas. This breathtaking 2 bedroom (1 king, 2 queen), 2 bathroom fifth floor suite, complete with the grand master bedroom suite, Grande Villas 5-D […]

Insider Tips While Vacationing in Emerald Isle NC

Knowing the ropes can be a little tricky on a vacation, especially if it’s you’re a first timer in the area. If this is your first time to the Crystal Coast, here’s our list of Insider Tips to help make your vacation a little bit easier and a little more enjoyable. Shackleford Banks: A secluded […]

Dine Like a Local

Fast food may be convenient and easy to find, but you can enjoy fast food at home. You’re on vacation, you’re visiting some place new and you should be making the most to relax and enjoy the area as much as possible. One of the Crystal Coast’s best secrets would be its culinary expertise. And […]

Featured Property of the Week: Cabana Bay

Resting near the coast is this week’s Featured Property, Cabana Bay. This third row cottage is the epitome of coastal living with a touch of North Carolina comfort and the perfect property for your Crystal Coast getaway. Cabana Bay features 5 bedrooms (4 queen, 1 bunk bed (double down, single up)) and 5 bathrooms. This […]

Featured Property of the Week: Ocean Reef 8-A-2

Oceanfront is always a plus; especially at this week’s Featured Property, Ocean Reef 8-A-2. This condo is exceptionally located in Emerald Isle, close to attractions and is off the beach for easy access. This 2 bedroom (2 queen, 2 queen sleeper sofa) and 2 bathroom condominium feels cozy and comfortable with updated beach décor. The […]

Out & About in Swansboro NC

Known as the “Friendly City by the Sea,” Swansboro, North Carolina is known for its small town appeal and colonial history. While the town itself is relatively quaint, it’s booming with unspoiled beaches, a picturesque and historic downtown district and other attractions. Swansboro’s history started in 1730 as a colonial port town first known as […]

Planning Your Family Reunion in Emerald Isle

When it comes to reunions, nothing compares to an Emerald Isle family get together. Whether it’s the awesome vacation rentals, the gorgeous beaches or the just the casual, coastal atmosphere, Emerald Isle and the Crystal Coast have what it takes to make your family vacation unforgettable. Here are some ideas to help in planning your family […]

Featured Property of the Week: Ocean Club D-202

Treat yourself to luxury and ocean side views at this week’s featured property, Ocean Club D-202. This Indian Beach property offers the best of both worlds with D-202 facing the Atlantic and Bogue Sound just around the bend. With 3 bedrooms (1 king, 1 queen, 1 twin daybed) and 2 bathrooms, this condo is cozy […]

Featured Property of the Week: Sea Heaven

This week’s featured property from Emerald Isle Realty, Sea Heaven, is 3,775 sq. ft. of coastal bliss that offers panoramic views from the second and third floors. This brand new, spacious second row cottage offers panoramic second and third floor ocean views and quick beach access. Sea Heaven has 6 bedrooms (1 king, 4 queens, […]

Journey Out to Sea: The Loggerhead Sea Turtles

Between the months of May to November an extraordinary phenomena takes place along the beaches from North Carolina to Florida. A threatened species, the loggerhead sea turtle is one of Mother Nature’s mysteries, as they return from their 20 to 30 year journey in the sea to their natal birth place to lay their eggs […]

Featured Property of the Week: Dolphin Run

Simplicity meets ocean side at this week’s featured property, Dolphin Run. Sitting off the coast, this cottage has stunning views of the Atlantic, while offering the comforts of home. The layout of the property is spacious as there are two separate living areas, and includes 5 bedrooms (3 queens, 4 singles, 1 queen size sleeper […]

Emerald Isle Tides

Whether you’re boating, fishing, or going surfing–knowing the tides and taking a look at the tide table in advance can be very helpful! Wind changes for just a few hours can change the tides dramatically so getting updated information is important in planning your Emerald Isle fun in the sun. Why are the tides important? […]

Packing for Your Day at the Beach

Planning a trip to Emerald Isle is easy, but planning what beach gear to bring can be tough! It’s sometimes hard work just deciding what beach chairs, umbrella, or tents to take to make everyone comfortable. Before your next visit, use this easy cheat sheet to remind yourself of what you need to pack for […]

Owning Emerald Isle: An Insider’s Look at the Real Estate Market

It’s easy to see why owning a piece of Emerald Isle is hot on the minds of our visitors. With a 29-mile island and peacefully preserved beaches, it’s easy to want to visit the island on a more permanent basis. So how do you know as a home buyer where to begin?  Our realtors can […]