Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Emerald Isle

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Emerald Isle. This city's fishing, bird watching and surfing draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Emerald Isle

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Emerald Isle a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Water Boggan Water Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Star Hill Golf Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Silver Creek Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Lake Road Winery (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Brandywine Bay Country Club (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Emerald Isle

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Emerald Isle

Travellers enjoy Emerald Isle for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Emerald Isle is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Emerald Isle Woods Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Hammocks Beach State Park (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Theodore Roosevelt Natural Area (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Croatan National Forest (17.2 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Fort Macon State Park (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Emerald Isle

The nearest airport is in New Bern, NC (EWN-Craven Regional), located 28.4 mi (45.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Jacksonville, NC (OAJ-Albert J. Ellis), which is 35.8 mi (57.6 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Emerald Isle?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 695 holiday rentals around Emerald Isle. From 216 flats & apartments to 351 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Emerald Isle is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Emerald Isle?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Emerald Isle. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Emerald Isle Woods Park: 931 holiday rentals
  • Emerald Plantation: 794 holiday rentals
  • Water Boggan Water Park: 811 holiday rentals
  • Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier: 898 holiday rentals
  • Emerald Forest Golf: 797 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Emerald Isle listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Emerald Isle?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 216 Condos/Apartments in Emerald Isle. Our other popular types of Emerald Isle holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 351 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 65 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 65 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Emerald Isle?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 373 holiday homes with pool available in Emerald Isle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.