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3 of the Best Reasons to Visit Emerald Isle for Your North Carolina Summer Vacation


Is there anything better than a summer vacation with the family? There’s nothing quite like spending days relaxing by the beach or visiting nearby attractions. These are the days that create memories that your children will look back on fondly. When you’re planning your North Carolina summer vacation, book a home on Emerald Isle. Our beautiful, small beach town is the perfect place to enjoy some quality time with your loved ones. All of our rentals are in the same neighborhood, just minutes from the beach. During the day, you’ll be able to explore the shoreline, fish, or spend time on the water. At night, you’ll enjoy the quiet of our peaceful town. Discover everything you need to know about planning your ultimate family vacation!

If you’re a first-time visitor to Emerald Isle and are searching for the best restaurants and family-friendly attractions, you’re in luck! Download our free Vacation Guide to get the local perspective on the best-of-the-best of the Crystal Coast. Planning your North Carolina summer vacation has never been easier, thanks to our free Vacation Guide!

Visit Emerald Isle for Your North Carolina Summer Vacation

Emerald Isle is located on the Bogue Banks and is part of the Crystal Coast. It is known as the quieter, more serene option when it comes to North Carolina beach vacation spots. There are plenty of opportunities for fun day trips from Emerald Isle. Get a sneak peek of some of the fun things you’ll be able to do on Emerald Isle!

Relax on the Beach

Spend some time on the best beaches in NC! The beach along Coast Guard Road is the easiest one to access from a Spinnaker’s Reach home. This section of shoreline is less crowded than the more popular spots around town. It is a fantastic beach for families, as the sandbars along the water create little kiddie pools, perfect for the little ones! Best of all, all the beaches in Emerald Isle are pet-friendly!

Enjoy a Meal at an Emerald Isle Restaurants

With so much delicious seafood just off the shore, it’s no wonder that we have some incredible restaurants. Whether you’re planning a date night with your loved one or you’re trying to find a place to eat with your kids, we’ve got it all! One of our favorite Emerald Isle seafood restaurants that is also kid-friendly is Flipperz Family Grill. This restaurant features live performances almost every week and a delicious array of classic Southern food. If you’d prefer to enjoy a meal somewhere a little more upscale, head to Caribsea. This high-end restaurant features expertly prepared beef and seafood dishes. A visit to Caribsea is an experience unlike any other!

Enjoy Emerald Isle Nightlife

If you’re hoping for some adult-only fun during your North Carolina summer vacation, you’re in luck! There are some awesome spots in the area to experience Emerald Isle nightlife. For the dance club experience, stop by Salt. This club features live music, fun events, and delicious drinks. For a more laid-back experience, stop by Kathryn’s Bistro and Martini Bar. Enjoy one of their many artisan cocktails paired with a delicious entree.

Stay with Spinnaker’s Reach

The first step to planning your North Carolina summer vacation is finding the perfect rental! Spinnaker’s Reach has the best selection of properties in Emerald Isle, located in one convenient area of town.

Consider booking Seaside Retreat! This property is one of our most elite, with a hot tub, a pool, and decks on every level. The ground level of this home features a game room that your kids will love, as well as a kitchenette with a fridge and a pyramid bunk. There is also a bedroom on this floor, furnished with a queen-sized bed, a bathroom, and a laundry room.

The second level is the “bedroom floor,” which features three bedrooms: a queen, a queen and a twin room, and a king master suite. This is one of our favorite bedrooms in the house. It features a soaking tub, double vanity, and a tiled shower. It’s your perfect little escape at night!

The first floor is the main living level. It features an open living and dining area, as well as a gourmet kitchen. Off the living room is another King Master Suite.

Check out our full catalog of rentals and book today! We look forward to having you.

Are you looking for things to do in North Carolina this weekend? Check our facebook page! We’re always posting great deals on homes as well as our favorite area events.


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