Round up the girls, leave the kids, spouse, and stress behind, and get ready to head to the shores of Emerald Isle for a girlfriends’ getaway! It’s time to catch up with your best friends and reminisce about the good old days and create new memories.
Explore the Crystal Coast Beaches and Beyond
You can’t go wrong with the pristine beauty of the beaches along North Carolina’s Crystal Coast. Whether it’s sunbathing or listening to the sound of the waves, our uncrowded beaches are the perfect way to spend the day catching up with longtime friends. If you need beach equipment, use our beach gear rental services for everything you need, from beach chairs to bicycle rentals and more.
For a truly unique beach experience, spend a day at the Cape Lookout Lighthouse, boasting miles of unspoiled beaches and home to the wild horses of Shackleford Banks.
If you prefer to stay active, the Crystal Coast offers plenty of activities such as birding and biking, parasailing, scuba diving and paddle boarding. Whatever the case may be, you’re sure to find plenty of things to do to make your time away with the girls even more memorable.
Another great way to discover all that the Crystal Coast area has to offer is on one of our local tours. Crystal Coast Ecotours offers customized boating tours where you can go snorkeling, dolphin watching, shelling and more. Hungry Town Tours, located in historic Beaufort, North Carolina, offers food and wine-focused bike and walking tours, where you and your friends will be treated to some of the area’s best cuisine.
Sample Delicious Wines and Fresh Seafood
Exploring local restaurants in the Emerald Isle area will truly be a treat for your taste buds. Find everything from fresh seafood and delicious burgers to mouth-watering pastas, fine wine and more. We recommend a stop at Caribsea, a steak and seafood restaurant in Emerald Isle featuring upscale modern coastal cuisine with a rich historical inspiration. Sip cocktails and listen to live music with your friends, all while enjoying stunning views of both the ocean and sound in the rooftop lounge. Another popular spot is Bistro by the Sea, a waterfront restaurant in Morehead City, known for its boutique wines, fresh seafood and live music.
And don’t forget about Lowes Foods, with whom we’ve teamed up with, to provide grocery delivery services right to the front door of your vacation rental.
Relax and Spend Quality Time with the Girls
And what girl can’t resist a little retail therapy? Shopping on the Outer Banks is the perfect way to spend quality time with friends. From unique specialty shops and boutiques to gift shops, antiques and collectibles, and everything in between, there’s always something new to discover in Emerald Isle and its surrounding beach communities.
And no girlfriends’ getaway would be complete without a visit to the spa. Let the stress melt away and get pampered from head to toe with facials, massages or pedicures from one of our local spas. We’ve got you covered for the ultimate day of relaxation and time to catch up with your favorite women.
Enjoy Magnificent Views and Countless Amenities
With over 700 condos, oceanfront beach homes, duplexes and more, there are endless possibilities when searching for the perfect beach house rental for your getaway. Our vacation homes are spacious, giving everyone a cozy place to relax and spend time together catching up. Keep the group entertained with a variety of amenities to choose from such as private or community pools, hot tubs, game rooms and more! And at the end of the day, pour a glass of wine and enjoy magnificent views of the ocean or Bogue Sound as the sun begins to set from just about anywhere in these beautiful beachfront homes.
The Crystal Coast provides a variety of options when it comes to having a great time with your girlfriends. From local dining to fun indoor and outdoor activities, we’ve got you covered. There is no better location for a girlfriends’ getaway than Emerald Isle, North Carolina.v