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Featured Property of The Week – Boardwalk Bungalow

Imagine waking up in the morning feeling revitalized, grabbing a fresh cup of coffee and gazing upon the sunrise and view from the backyard that is the Crystal Coast. It’s one of the added benefits of staying at an oceanfront vacation rental, like this week’s featured property called Boardwalk Bungalow. Newly constructed for 2020, this […]

Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Activities and Things to Do Along North Carolina’s Southern Outer Banks

North Carolina’s Southern Outer Banks are rich in natural beauty and offer and abundance of outdoor activities for young and old alike. Whether you’re looking for things to do outdoors on a long weekend getaway or entertaining the whole family for a week-long vacation, you’re sure to find something for everyone. Discover more ways to […]

Featured Property of The Week – Tradewinds East

Coastal living is a mixture of laid-back style with a carefree mentality backed by gorgeous sunsets and views of the water from just about anywhere. This week’s featured property Tradewinds East is a newly renovated third-row duplex with three bedrooms and three bathrooms with enough space for the entire family that gives you the coastal […]

4 Things to Consider Before Buying A Vacation Home

So, you’ve been visiting North Carolina’s Crystal Coast for years with your family now and you’re considering the option of buying your very own vacation home. But purchasing a vacation home is a huge investment, so how do you know if it’s the right decision? In order to help you make the most informed decision […]

Best Shelling Beaches in North Carolina’s Outer Banks

For locals and visitors alike, a favorite pastime on the Outer Banks is taking a scenic stroll along the beach, breathing in the fresh ocean air and finding beautiful seashells along the way. If you know where to look, the area can be a beachcomber’s paradise, with a variety of seashells ranging in size, color […]

Celebrating Vacation Rental Week

Emerald Isle Realty is thrilled to participate in the first annual Vacation Rental Week – the vacation rental industry’s first of its kind! We would like to use this opportunity to highlight the value and key benefits of professionally-managed vacation rentals for both guests and property owners alike, and to encourage you to book a […]

Featured Property of the Week – All About Bubbles

There’s a word to describe the way you get when you’re happy, excited and cheerful with high spirits: it’s bubbly. This week’s featured property, All About Bubbles, captures that exact feeling in a six-bedroom, six-bathroom oceanfront cottage with so much to offer. It’s a family oasis for the perfect beach vacation and it’s available to […]

Best Rentals for Your Spring Break

It’s been a long winter, and we’re all looking forward to the warmer weather in the months ahead. More specifically, we’re looking forward to Spring Break on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast! Emerald Isle and the surrounding beach communities offer the perfect vacation spots for families who want a fun but relaxing beach vacation. Check out […]

Featured Property of The Week – Simple Blessings West

Sometimes all you need in life is a place to kick up your feet and a view that will make you forget about your troubles. It’s the little things like that, that make up the best parts of life which inspired the name for this week’s featured property, Simple Blessings West. This soundfront vacation rental in […]

Where to Go for a Couple’s Weekend Getaway in North Carolina

It’s a no-brainer that Emerald Isle is a wonderful destination for family reunions and friend vacations, but it’s just as enjoyable for a group of two looking for a romantic weekend getaway. Whether you’re here this weekend celebrating Valentine’s Day or planning a spring escape for two, we’ve put together some of the best places […]

Featured Property of The Week – Luxury Sands

In our opinion, nothing is more luxurious than being steps away from sticking your feet in the sand, feeling the ocean breeze on your skin and watching an Emerald Isle sunset. Fortunately for you, we have the perfect property to provide just that. Luxury Sands is this week’s featured property boasting seven bedrooms and four […]

5 Tips to Help Plan a Family Spring Break to Emerald Isle

Emerald Isle, North Carolina is the ideal destination for fun family beach vacations, and Spring break is no different. If you’re one of our regular visitors, then welcome back! But if you’ve never been to North Carolina’s Crystal Coast, then you probably know that you’ve been missing out. Emerald Isle and its surrounding beach communities […]

Featured Property of The Week – Pebble Beach D207

Modern chic meets the comforts of the Crystal Coast at this week’s featured property, Pebble Beach D207. This cozy condo provides the perfect space for a small family getaway or couples retreat in the heart of Emerald Isle. With three bedrooms, two bathrooms, numerous condominium complex amenities and being close to local attractions, this condo […]

Best Attractions and Things to Do in Emerald Isle

Known for its beautiful beaches and cozy coastal communities, the Crystal Coast is a premier vacation spot for family and friends alike. From quality time spent at the beach to embarking on new adventures, here are some of our recommendations for the best attractions and things to do while visiting Emerald Isle. Beach Time is […]

Featured Property of The Week – Cardinal

Cardinals are known for their intelligence, striking red color and unique song that is well known around the world. It’s only fitting that this week’s featured property is named after this beautiful bird, as it features red-hued Brazilian walnut decks surrounding the cottage and grabs attention like a stunning red cardinal bird along the Crystal […]

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Emerald Isle

  The most pristine beaches and emerald green waters. Dig your toes in the sand while soaking up the sun on Emerald Isle’s gorgeous beaches. Take a dip in the emerald green waters, which is perfect for water sports such as kayaking or fishing. Nothing more can be said, other than when you get here, you’re […]

Winter Beach Getaways on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast

  Let’s face it, when it starts to get cold, there’s nothing you’d rather do than take a winter beach getaway to North Carolina’s Crystal Coast! Nothing warms you up faster than a nice walk along the beach as you listen to the sound of the waves as they crash onto the shore and breathe […]

Featured Property of The Week – Beach Hair Don’t Care

Do you know that relaxed, nonchalant feeling you get after coming back from a day on the beach? It’s a carefree feeling you’ll get after listening to the waves, digging your toes in the sand and watching crisp white clouds float across the blue sky. That feeling is welcomed and encouraged at this week’s featured […]

Featured Property of The Week – Hooked on The View

Family reunions or group vacations are about to get a lot better, and once you check out the view from this custom-built cottage, you’ll be hooked. This week’s featured property, Hooked on the View, is a massive second row cottage that boasts seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms, and features premium amenities like a game room […]

Best Things to Do During the Holidays on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast

With the holidays in full swing, it is one of the best times to visit the Crystal Coast with friends or family! Cooler weather, fewer crowds and small-town holiday decorations make the perfect backdrop for a memorable vacation that could possibly become a fun tradition for years to come. Whether you are visiting the Crystal […]

A Beginner’s Guide to the Crystal Coast Beach Communities

Our name may be “Emerald Isle Realty”, but as many of you know, we have vacation rentals and homes for sale in many different areas of the Crystal Coast. In fact, our communities make up a large portion of the 85 miles of coastline on the southernmost part of the Outer Banks. So, if you’re […]

Featured Property of The Week – Ocean Club F-201

As we move into the holiday season, it’s safe to say we could all use a getaway to recharge our batteries and relax. Don’t hesitate to make that want a reality. Escape to the Crystal Coast and stay at this week’s featured property, Ocean Club F-201. This oceanfront condo was recently renovated in 2018 and […]

Featured Property of The Week – Sea Worthy

Located in the middle of Emerald Isle, this week’s featured property is perfect for your next family or friends’ vacation. A luxurious custom-built oceanfront home, Sea Worthy is a four-bedroom, three and a half bathroom getaway that provides some of the best views you can only get along the Crystal Coast. Be sure to see […]

Top 10 Reasons to Have an Emerald Isle Destination Wedding

There’s a lot that goes into planning a destination wedding and it’s no secret the process can be a bit overwhelming. It seems that once you dip your toes into the planning process, you and your fiancé are immediately flooded with decisions to make up until the wedding day. Whether you’re planning a large formal […]

Top Places to See the Most Amazing Sunsets on NC’s Crystal Coast

When it comes to natural wonders, it’s hard to find much that compares to the majesty of a beautiful North Carolina sunset. From the muted hues of red, orange and pink, to the quiet whisper of the sun dropping behind the horizon, it is one of the best things you can experience outdoors. Especially, if […]