Sun-Surf Realty Blog

Plan the Perfect North Carolina Honeymoon

Plan the Perfect North Carolina Honeymoon Your honeymoon is the ideal way to relax and unwind after months or even years of planning your dream wedding. Whether you’re hoping to do nothing but soak in the sunshine on a sandy shoreline or enjoy thrilling adventures, Emerald Isle has ... View the full post »

Dig In at the Best Emerald Isle Restaurants

A vacation home from Sun-Surf Realty is the perfect way to enjoy the comforts of home while surrounding yourself with the beauty of the Crystal Coast. Whether you are visiting with friends or family, staying at one of our rentals will put you close to the sights and attractions that draw vis... View the full post »

Tee Off at the Best Emerald Isle, NC Golf Courses

Emerald Isle is known for its stunning waters, so it’s no surprise that visitors flock to the sandy beach for a day of sunshine-filled fun. From riding the waves on a boat rental to scouring the sand for shells, there is no shortage of activities that take advantage of being on the c... View the full post »

Discover More of North Carolina on Fantastic Day Trips

One of the best parts of a vacation is exploring a new destination. Emerald Isle is full of unique activities and attractions to explore. Spend the day on the beach looking for shells or riding the waves on a boat rental. When you rent from Sun-Surf Realty, you'll have the perfect ho... View the full post »

Become an Expert Beach Sheller on Emerald Isle, North Carolina

The sandy beaches near your Sun-Surf Realty vacation rental are the perfect location to enjoy a relaxing day soaking in the North Carolina sunshine. Whether you’re visiting the area with family or friends, there’s nothing better than breathing in the ocean air while enjoying a day of... View the full post »

Explore the Atlantic Coast on the Best Emerald Isle Boat Rentals

When you book your Emerald Isle getaway with Sun-Surf Realty, you’ll wake up every morning to stunning sunrises over the Atlantic ocean. Whether you are planning your next family vacation or a romantic getaway, our rentals put you within walking distance of the beach and coastline. If ... View the full post »

The Most Excellent Emerald Isle Nature Adventures to Enjoy

The abundant coastal adventures found in Emerald Isle, North Carolina are always worth exploring. From the soundside waters and maritime forests to the meandering sandy shoreline and sparkling blue-greens of the Atlantic Ocean, there are plenty of ways to immerse yourself in the natura... View the full post »

What Do All Beautiful Beach Homes Have in Common?

*The Emerald Isle beach house featured above is named At Water's Edge. You can view it here.If you gathered up the most beautiful beach homes from all over the world, would you find a common thread? We think so. But what could they all have in common? Good question! We think that a... View the full post »

How to Successfully School and Vacation at the Same Time

More beach time? Yes! Remote learning makes Emerald Isle beach vacation opportunities more plentiful and more easily attainable when your kids aren't required to be physically present in a classroom. Now's the time to take full advantage of the freedom that this type of learnin... View the full post »

The Best Emerald Isle Day Spas? Yes, Please!

Whether it's for a special occasion like Valentine's Day or just any day you want to pamper yourself or someone else, the day spas in the Emerald Isle, NC area are a wonderful way to find the relaxation and rejuvenation you desire. Massages, facials, manicures, yoga, reflexolog... View the full post »

How to Keep Your Dog Happy on Vacation

Does it take much for your dog to be happy? Probably not. Your pup just wants to be with you and your family wherever you go—and rightly so—they're part of the family, too. This includes coming along with you on your family vacation. It's hard leaving pets behind while ever... View the full post »

2021 Emerald Isle, NC Real Estate Trends You Need to Know

So what can buyers and sellers expect when it comes to Emerald Isle real estate in 2021? Well, while no one can predict the future—we do have current statistics that show what's trending now and in the coming months whether you're looking to buy a home on the Crystal Coast of... View the full post »

3 of the Best Reasons Why Summer Vacation Planning Starts Now

Summer vacation planning in the middle of winter? Yes! Now is the time to plan your Emerald Isle beach vacation. But why? We're glad you asked. Here are three of the best reasons to book your Emerald Isle rental in January. An NC beach vacation is always a good idea. Reach out... View the full post »

Sailing Quotes to Inspire You on the Water and in Life

Sailing is inspirational all on its own, but even if you have never sailed on the open waters—you can still find life wisdom in these quotes. You can read these sailing quotes now, and then take it to the next level by booking a sailing charter during your next Emerald Isle, NC beach... View the full post »

10 of the Weirdest Ocean Animals That Will Wow You

Do you want to see some crazy ocean creatures? We've got them! Don't worry, you won't see any of these during your Emerald Isle, NC beach vacation. These weird wonders are found in the really deep waters—and it's probably best that they stay there. If you want to lear... View the full post »