Hotels in Emerald Isle, North Carolina

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Emerald Isle overview

Emerald Isle is a relaxing place known for its beaches, and surrounded by picturesque views of the sea and islands. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and dining options, along with outdoor areas for camping and walking. Spend a relaxing day at Emerald Isle Woods Park and Theodore Roosevelt Natural Area when the weather is nice. Be sure stop by Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier and Emerald Plantation while you're here. Emerald Isle is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Emerald Isle

Featuring accommodation choices that can meet everyone's needs, Emerald Isle is the place to go. There are 54 hotels in the Emerald Isle area and you can shop as many as 11 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 25%.
  • • 24 2-star hotels with an average price of $50 per night
  • • 27 3-star hotels with an average price of $60 per night
  • • 3 4-star hotels with an average price of $139 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 5330 user reviews of Emerald Isle hotels:
  • • Islander Hotel & Resort (Emerald Isle)
  • • Oceanview Inn (Emerald Isle)

How to get to Emerald Isle

Fly in to New Bern, NC (EWN-Craven Regional), 28.4 mi (45.7 km) from downtown Emerald Isle. Jacksonville, NC (OAJ-Albert J. Ellis) is the next closest major airport, 35.8 mi (57.6 km) away.

What to see around Emerald Isle

Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Water Boggan Water Park
  • • North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
  • • Old Burying Ground Historic Cemetery
It's recognized for its beaches, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Emerald Isle Woods Park
  • • Hammocks Beach State Park
  • • Theodore Roosevelt Natural Area
  • • Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail
  • • Fort Macon State Park
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Emerald Plantation
  • • Salty Air Open Market
  • • Coral Bay Shopping Center
  • • Morehead Plaza Shopping Center
  • • Arts and Things Gallery
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier
  • • Star Hill Golf Club
  • • Silver Creek Golf Club
  • • Lake Road Winery
  • • Brandywine Bay Country Club

When to visit Emerald Isle

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 67°F day, 35°F night
  • • April-June: 84°F day, 49°F night
  • • July-September: 86°F day, 61°F night
  • • October-December: 77°F day, 35°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 12.2 inches
  • • April-June: 12.2 inches
  • • July-September: 20.4 inches
  • • October-December: 12.2 inches