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As you start to plan a family getaway or dream coastal vacation, there are a variety of online travel agencies (OTAs) by which you can browse and book a vacation rental, such as VRBO, Airbnb, Evolve, and Homeaway. However, not all rental property websites are created equal. Booking direct, through a trusted, locally owned and operated company like Emerald Isle Realty, has perks and benefits that go beyond the ease of booking. Since 1962, our family has approached southern hospitality by providing our beach-loving guests with the most delightful island homes for friends and family, backed by a promise to always put our customers’ needs first. Throughout our long history, we’ve supported the local communities we live in and take pride in working with destinations to keep our destination thriving, beautiful and ready for your vacation.


Emerald Isle Realty is the most experienced professionally managed vacation rental and real estate company along the Crystal Coast that works every day to meet the needs of both vacationers and homeowners. With strong local roots and a customer-first attitude, you can count on us to be there. Whether it’s a general question or a dinner recommendation, we’re here to help. It takes a brain and a heart. That is the true difference for rental guests and homeowners who have grown to trust the personalized, exemplary services of their local vacation rental company and its full suite of property management and real estate services.


Atlantis vacation property

Emerald Isle Realty is consistently looking to give vacation goers the best pricing possible, including last-minute specials, extended stay discounts, seasonal savings and more that you won’t find with OTAs. With competitive rental rates throughout the year, you’re getting a wonderful vacation for a great price, guaranteed.

Sunshine Estate vacation property

Booking through an OTA website includes additional fees, which can total up to 20% of the total rental booking price. So, your affordable vacation rental may easily become out of budget when you reach the final checkout. With Emerald Isle Realty, there are no hidden fees – the price you see on the website is the price you will pay. This means you can save that extra money for fun activities on your Crystal Coast vacation.

Vacation Planners at Emerald Isle Realty

Every home in our inventory is ready and waiting for your family to make lasting memories. The Emerald Isle Realty team knows that a vacation experience is more than where you lay your head at night – it includes the best recommendations for things to do, places to see, and much more. We’re ready to provide all the area information that you need to make your trip to Emerald Isle one that you will look back on for years to come, and maybe even make a yearly tradition!

Leadership Team Staff Photo

Your vacation should include the ability to slip into the vacation state of mind without worry. Access to the Emerald Isle Realty team ensures that you will be able to do just that!  If anything is less-than-perfect during your stay at your home away from home, we are here to provide support and safety. Our Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals are here to make your stay pleasant and relaxing while our dedicated maintenance team to help handle any unforeseen needs quickly during your stay.

Avalon vacation property

No two vacations are the same, and our variety of rental properties ensures that you find the perfect home to accommodate your friends and family. Whether you’re looking for a state-of-the-art kitchen, a place to bring your family pet, or a private pool, you’ll find what you’re looking for with Emerald Isle Realty’s vacation property offerings. Our management team works directly with homeowners to make sure their homes meet the Emerald Isle Realty’s elevated standard. With beautiful homes of all sizes located along the Crystal Coast, you can experience an oceanside getaway or a soundside escape, and we’re always here to help you find the perfect home for your stay if you need it.


Look no further than Emerald Isle Realty when you start to plan your next vacation to the Crystal Coast, and continue reading for more reasons why you’ll love our miles of emerald waters.

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