Top 5 Reasons You Deserve an Emerald Isle Vacation

The Crystal Coast is always a magical place to visit. Between the beautiful beaches and stunning surroundings, you shouldn’t need more reasons to book your getaway as soon as possible. A trip to Emerald Isle can be relaxing, exhilarating, memorable and may even become a new tradition.

If you are still on the fence though, you’re in luck. We’ve put together a list of reasons why you and your family or friends deserve a vacation to Emerald Isle this year.

Surfing in Emerald Isle

You Deserve Fun and Adventure

One part of your vacation should be experiencing something you wouldn’t normally get the chance to. Emerald Isle is jammed packed with activities that are suitable for both adrenaline seekers and sightseers alike.

If you’re looking for a thrill, you might want to try your hand at taming the waves. The Crystal Coast is home to great surfing conditions and there are spots suitable for surfers of all skill levels. If this is something you’re looking to do for the first time, some local shops in town provide surf lessons and board rentals for your convenience.

For those who want to take it easy and still feel the excitement of Emerald Isle, fishing is a great activity to check out. Regardless of where you fish, whether it’s off the pier, in the surf or deep sea, you can’t go wrong with the laidback atmosphere and your chance to land a catch of a lifetime! Redfish and red drum are abundant all year long and for the upcoming summer season, expect to see flounder in the inlets.

For folks looking to kick back and take in the scenery, ecology tours are the perfect way to relax and clear your mind while checking out some great sights and treasures that make this area so cherished. Some tours are even available by sailboat or charter, but all are guaranteed to be relaxing, entertaining and even educational.

Cape Lookout Lighthouse at Sunset

You Deserve Health and Happiness

Two-day weekends are sometimes not enough to recover from your busy work week. Eventually, we need to hit the reset button and take some time off to recharge. Fortunately, Emerald Isle has just what you need to get back to feeling refreshed and renewed.

Paired with the coastal setting, Emerald Isle and surrounding communities offer a one-of-a-kind experience. Whether it’s relaxing on the beautiful beaches, enjoying a leisure bike tour of historic Beaufort, experiencing the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores or exploring Cape Lookout National Seashore, you will find plenty of ways to recharge and reset.

For some though, retail therapy may be more their speed. With plenty of local boutiques and antique shops, you’ll get to meet the friendly business owners, indulge in a few local gems and maybe take home a treasure that will remind you of your blissful getaway for years to come.

1 Esperanza Pool - Emerald Isle Vacation Rental

You Deserve A Room with a View

Looking at a computer screen or the same thing day after day can make you want to step away and find something nice to look at. In Emerald Isle, you can do just that by stepping outside any of our available vacation rentals to find a view that begs you to stay. At an oceanfront property, you get the luxury and privacy of having the beach right outside your back door, resulting in beautiful ocean views and the unforgettable sunrises and sunsets.

Condos are also great options for smaller vacation groups, but still pack great amenities in addition to the incredible views. Condominium complexes in Emerald Isle often have private swimming pools, tennis courts, basketball courts, fitness centers and even easy beach access.

Emerald Isle Realty has plenty of properties that will meet your needs and expectations. Use our helpful search tool to narrow down your search by location, property type and even amenities like game rooms, private pools and elevator access.

Dining in Emerald Isle

You Deserve to Create Seaside Memories

Emerald Isle is unique from other popular beach towns because of its small-town appeal. The local vibes are perfect for creating those memorable vacation moments that will last a lifetime, or even become a treasured tradition. Even the most simple activities like building a sandcastle, beachcombing for shells or even visiting one of the areas amusement parks can be remembered for years to come.

Some of the fondest memories are created around the dinner table with the people we love. With a fully-stocked kitchen in your vacation rental and local eateries serving some of the freshest seafood caught along the Atlantic, there are plenty of options that will create the perfect setting for your seaside memory.

While planning your vacation, be sure to include fun-filled, family-friendly events in Emerald Isle and the Southern Outer Banks that are happening during your stay. Choose from festivals, arts & craft shows, holiday celebrations and much more all year long! Fun memories are always on tap along the Crystal Coast.

Family on The Beaches of Emerald Isle

You Deserve Your Vacation Time

You work hard, and every now and then you need take some time to treat yourself. If you have unused vacation time from your tireless labor, you should use it, especially if it’s a use-it-or-lose-it policy! With the summer season quickly approaching and the kids ready to relax, now is the perfect time to start looking at dates to visit.

The summertime in Emerald Isle is one of the best times to visit with the sun shining bright and the water glimmering its signature emerald color. Many activities in the area are complemented by the summer season like long beach days, parasailing, a few games of golf and much more. Don’t let your vacation time expire! Pull out the calendar and start planning your dream escape!

Enough Reason to Book Now!

Whether your family is needing time to relax, looking for an adventure or you have some vacation time to burn, now is the best time to start planning your Emerald Isle vacation!

Be sure to check out our area information for a more detailed list of things to do while you’re in town and more reasons to book your vacation today!