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The Most Romantic Things To Do in Emerald Isle

  Whether it's Valentine's Day or any day you want to make extra special for your loved one, Emerald Isle is a place where you can whisk your sweetheart off for a romantic getaway at the beach. Emerald Isle beach gives you precious quality time together as a couple, while also enjoyi... View the full post »

10 of the Best Reasons to Download the Emerald Isle App

Oh beautiful Emerald Isle, North Carolina, located along the stunning Crystal Coast with its pristine beaches, sparkling blue Atlantic waters and verdant green landscape. There is so much to love about this little piece of paradise. Do you know about the Emerald Isle app? (Yes, there indeed is a... View the full post »

One Easy Way To Be Happier and Healthier This Year

  Anytime is a good time to make a change for the better in your life. New Year's resolutions come and go but real life change should be the ultimate goal. Did you know that there's one easy way to ensure a happier and healthier you? There is. And guess what? It's probably one of... View the full post »

January Events on the Crystal Coast That Will Warm You Up

Warm up your winter days on the coast of North Carolina with these favorite local events on the Crystal Coast this month. January on the beach offers a tranquility and solitude that's hard to find, so come and get some. Daily walks on the beach, fun and interesting things to do around town, ... View the full post »

New Year Resolutions You Can Keep at the Beach

  It's that time of year again. We're on the cusp of change as the calendar year winds down and the new year rolls in. Have you thought about any New Year's resolutions you'd like to make? Now's the time. We've gathered up some New Year's resolutions that are perf... View the full post »

The Most Popular FAQs About Coastal Real Estate

When you're considering buying a beach home on the coast of North Carolina, you may have questions about what you need to know when buying coastal property. We can help! We've gathered some of the most frequently asked questions that come up when homebuyers are interested in purchasing c... View the full post »

How to Have the Perfect Coastal Christmas

  Ah, Christmas on the coast. There's nothing quite like the beautiful blend of bright, happy holiday cheer set against a palette of white sands, blue skies, and blue ocean waters. Christmas on the coast is a one-of-kind experience that everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy at le... View the full post »

The Most Fun and Festive December Events in Emerald Isle

  'Tis the season for all things fun and festive. December is a month full of holiday celebrations and more on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina. Come and experience a coastal Christmas where seashells trump snowflakes and you can build a sandman instead of a snowman. Toss off those ... View the full post »

10 Ways to Be More Thankful This Year

Being thankful and showing gratitude seem like easy enough concepts, but our human nature has a way of interfering with that. It takes a little more effort and mindfulness to cultivate an attitude of gratitude. This time of year there is a concentrated effort to focus on thankfulness, but how ca... View the full post »

How to Winterize Your Beach House in 3 Easy Steps

Winter is coming. Is your beach house prepared? And exactly what do you need to do? Let us help. We're breaking it down into three simple steps to make sure your house is ready for the change of seasons. Winters on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina are mostly mild and temperate, but it'... View the full post »

The Best Quotes to Bring You Back to the Beach

If you're missing the beach and days of summers past, here's a little beach inspiration to brighten your outlook and warm your soul. The beach is good for the mind, body and spirit so don't discount the benefits of a beach vacation whenever you need one. Our Emerald Isle oceanfront r... View the full post »

The Most Fun November Events and Things To Do in EI

It is so hard to believe that November 2017 is right around the corner. How did that happen? Where did the year go? And how can it almost be the holiday season again? If you haven't been to visit us here in Emerald Isle, North Carolina this year—you better get to it before the rest of the ... View the full post »

5 of the Best Haunted Attractions Near Your Emerald Isle Rental

Not for the faint of heart, there are tales of unusual sights and sounds, unexplained occurrences, and tales from the past that still haunt the Crystal Coast of North Carolina to this very day. Are you looking for a real-life history lesson combined with the chance to experience the unexpected? ... View the full post »

The Most Popular Pumpkin Patches on the Crystal Coast

Family fun for everyone happens this season all over the Crystal Coast. Autumn favorites like corn mazes, hay rides, pumpkin picking and other farm-centered activities can be found right here on the coast of North Carolina. Just because you're at the beach doesn't mean you can't cele... View the full post »

3 Beautiful Hairstyles Perfect for a Day at the Beach

  Beach hair is supposed to be easy, breezy and carefree—and it can be! It doesn't take much to transform your hair into surfer girl style in minutes. Here are three super simple ways to make your hair beach ready and beautiful all at the same time. These styles work for most hair type... View the full post »