Sun-Surf Realty Blog

15 Fast Facts That Will Make You a Sea Glass Expert

The art of sea glass hunting is a beautiful thing. That feeling you get when you're strolling the sandy beach and all of the sudden a shimmer in the sand catches your eye. As you bend down to get a closer look you discover a beautiful piece of sea glass. If you're... View the full post »

How to Have Fun and Stay Fit at the Beach

Are you trying to amp up your health and fitness goals this year? Then the beach is the place for you! With so many ways to take advantage of your surroundings, exercising at the beach comes in many forms. Whether you're lucky enough to live at the beach or you're... View the full post »

When is the Best Time to Plan a Romantic Getaway to Emerald Isle?

It's the start of the New Year and you're probably not thinking too far ahead yet of the things to come this year. Special occasions, celebrations, vacations and romantic getaways are all part of the excitement in the months ahead. But are you ready? Now is the ti... View the full post »

The Best Things To Do in Emerald Isle in January

January is rolling in fast. With the whirlwind of the holiday season, the end of year to-do lists, and all the gatherings—the new month and new year will be here before we know it. So stop what you're doing, inhale slowly then exhale, and take a few moments to see w... View the full post »

The Most Compelling Reasons to Plan Your 2020 Vacation Now

With all that's going on this time of year, the last thought on your mind (if it's even a thought at all) is next year's vacation planning. With holidays, family gatherings, and everything else that is happening at the end of the year, you surely have a very f... View the full post »

The Most Popular Reasons to Love Emerald Isle Beach Rentals

There is so much to love about an Emerald Isle beach rental from its stunning views and easy access to the water and sand to the comforts of home and the luxuriousness of its offerings. Let's focus on the most popular reasons vacationers fall in love with Sun-Surf Rea... View the full post »

Quotes That Will Inspire You to Live Your Best Life

Amidst the busyness of the holidays, the start of another new year, and just the day-to-day demands of life, you might find yourself lacking a little bit of life perspective right about now. It's perfectly natural. The days are filled with many things that consume you... View the full post »

December 2019 Events and Things To Do on the NC Coast

It's hard to believe that 2019 is quickly coming to an end. Before it does, why not spend some time on the North Carolina coast where you can stroll the shoreline, catch the coastal Christmas lighted boat flotilla, tour historic candlelit homes decked out for the holi... View the full post »

How to Make the Most of Your Day at Fort Macon

Historic Fort Macon and its surrounding state park are a must-see during your North Carolina beach vacation. Located in Atlantic Beach, NC on the opposite side of the island (the eastern end of Bogue Banks) from your Emerald Isle rental, Fort Macon is filled with opportun... View the full post »

Coastal Recipes for the Best Holiday Meal Ever

Here come the holidays! Are you ready? Whether you're hosting a holiday dinner at the beach or just bringing a dish to a holiday event you're attending, we've got you covered. Here are a few favorite holiday recipes that include a touch of Southern flair and r... View the full post »

8 Great Game Night Ideas for the Best Family Time

Family game night is a wonderful way to spend some quality time together with those you love the most during your next Emerald Isle, North Carolina beach vacation. It's the perfect opportunity to gather everyone together (and get them off of their electronics) for som... View the full post »

November 2019 Events and Things To Do on the NC Coast

Hello, November! We're ready for you. The Crystal Coast of North Carolina and its surrounding beaches and towns are gearing up for the holidays while still enjoying beautiful beach weather, plenty of sunshine, and pristine golden sandy beaches. Here are the highlights... View the full post »

What Type of Real Estate Agent Is the Right One for You?

So exactly how do you go about finding the right real estate agent that meets your needs and exceeds your expectations? We've spent a good deal of time talking about the different kinds of agents, what their titles mean, and how to find the best one to represent you i... View the full post »

The Most Amazing Facts About Emerald Isle, NC

How much do you know about Emerald Isle, North Carolina? Let's find out! We're talking about some fun facts about the town and beaches that you can share with your family and friends during your next NC beach vacation. Have a family trivia night in your Emerald Is... View the full post »

How to Enjoy Fall to the Fullest at the Beach

Autumn is a gorgeous time for a vacation on the coast of North Carolina. How can you make the most of your time and enjoy the fall season to its fullest potential during your Emerald Isle beach vacation? Great question! Here are our favorite ways for you and your famil... View the full post »