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Deals & Specials

                    North Carolina’s Crystal Coast invites families to escape the winter blues for a budget-friendly experience, as the Southern Outer Banks -- comprised of Emerald Isle, Atlantic Beach, Morehead City, Beaufort and Cape Lookout -- presents affordable attraction and accommodation offerings for families looking to experience it all without breaking the bank, representing more than 40% off peak season rates.

            From roaming the streets of Beaufort -- recently named one of “America’s Favorite Towns” by Travel + Leisure -- to discovering wild Spanish mustangs on Shackleford Banks, exploring countless species at the Aquarium and taking a glimpse back into maritime history, the Crystal Coast remains one of Southeast’s best values. Promising plenty of wallet-friendly adventures for the entire family, the 85 miles of silken shoreline bid the perfect backdrop for a wondrous winter escape with local attractions under $10, including:


Fort Macon State Park                                           FREE

Beaufort Maritime Museum                                   FREE

Cape Lookout Ferry                                               Round trip $10

Shackleford Banks Ferry                                        Round trip $10

Beaufort Double Decker Tour Bus                         Adults $8/Children $4

North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores      Adults $8/Children $6

Core Sound Waterfowl Museum                            All $5

Beaufort Historic Site Homes Tours                      Adults $8/Children $4

Old Burying Grounds                                            Adults $8/Children $4


After a day spent meandering along the Crystal Coast, travelers looking for a place to rest tired eyes before the next coastal venture find lodging options to suit every lifestyle and budget. From seaside cottages and massive beach mansions to oceanfront condo accommodations and quaint bed-and-breakfast inns. A sampling of best available starting rates include*:


Atlantis Lodge                                                      $55-125/night

Islander Inn & Suites                                             $75 /night

Hampton Inn Morehead City                                 $79/night

Inlet Inn                                                                $85 /night

Emerald Isle Realty                                               $550/week

Bluewater Vacation Rentals                                   $599/week


*Rates are subject to availability and blackout dates apply.

Beaufort Inn

Winter Special 10% Off through March 2014. Reservation Code: Winter.


101 Ann Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-2600

Bluewater Vacation Rentals

Spring Savings – 4 nights for the Price of 3 with Bluewater Vacation Rental

Enjoy a free night at the beach with our 4 for 3 Spring Savings Special, for new reservations vacationing from February 27th through April 6th!
Stay four nights on North Carolina’s beautiful Crystal Coast and only pay for three! Find your favorite vacation rental below, and call (855) 816-6528 to make your reservation. Be sure to mention this promotion to receive your free night at the beach!

More sand. More sun. More fun. On us!
For details Click here http://www.bluewaternc.com/CrystalCoast/VacationRentals/Specials/SpringFever4for3/?NCK=tda

15% off for all Military Guests - Bluewater and participating homeowners would like to say "Thank You" to our Active Duty Military and their families by offering a military rental discount. Many participating homes are offering a 15% discount off of the regular rental rates www.bluewaternc.com/CrystalCoast/VacationRentals/Specials/MilitarySpecials/?NCK=tda

Last minute discounts - Stay for as low as $54 a night! View all last minute specials at www.bluewaternc.com/CrystalCoast/VacationRentals/Specials/?NCK=tda

Partial week Specials - Can't stay a week? No problem! Find nightly specials here! http://www.bluewaternc.com/CrystalCoast/VacationRentals/Specials/NightlyRentals/?NCK=tda

Shake 1/2 your pet fee off on your Crystal Coast Beach Vacation!

We all need a beach vacation, why leave your furry family member at home? Let your dog sniff the salty air and dig their paws in the sand – all at half the price! Book a new weekly reservation through October 31st and receive your pet fee at half price. This offer is valid for our pet-friendly properties.

Find all of our Pet Friendly beach cottages here www.bluewaternc.com/CrystalCoast/VacationRentals/Specials/PetFriendly/?NCK=tda   Call Bluewater Vacation Rentals today at (855) 816-6528 to take advantage of this phone-in special!

Please note that some of our properties do not participate in this promotion. Please contact one of our vacation specialists at (855) 816-6528 to verify the property you are interested in participates in this promotion.

Bluewater Atlantic Beach Location: 311-C Atlantic Beach Causeway, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512, (855) 816-6528

View Website 200 Mangrove Drive
Emerald Isle, NC 28594

(855) 816-6528

Circa 81

Circa 81 will open at 10am on Easter Sunday and serve brunch until 2pm, along with the regular menu all day until 9pm. Reservations are encouraged - 252.648.8300. 

View Website 4650 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 648-8300

Coldwell-Banker Spectrum Properties

‘We offer the finest selection of vacational rental properties on the Crystal Coast and are unsurpassed in customer service. Choose from oceanfront, oceanside and soundfront homes, condominiums & duplexes of all sizes and prices”.  To view specials, visit http://www.spectrumproperties.com/rentalList.asp?type=specials


515 Atlantic Beach Causeway
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

(800) 334-6390
or (252) 247-7610

Core Creek Lodge

Offering a 10% discount for multiple night stays.

307 Core Creek Road
Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 728-4500

Emerald Isle Realty

We’ve been making dream beach vacations come true for over 50 years! Book your Emerald Isle vacation now for the best value and selection. Classic cottages, luxury condos and elegant beach homes are available to fit every budget. Choose from over 700 vacation rentals!

Spring Savings Discount

Get a 10% discount off regular rates when you spend a week with us this spring. You must book and confirm your reservation by April 20th, 2014 and stay during our Spring Sports or Spring Getaway seasons, April 12th– June 8th, 2014.

Click here to see the homes participating in the Spring Savings Discount.

*Offer valid for select properties and new reservations only. Multiple offers do not apply. Discount applied upon checkout.

Lounging in the Sun Package

Book a new weekly reservation arriving on May 31st/June 1st or June 7th/8th and receive your choice of either a “Lounging in the Sun Package” which includes 2 beach chaise lounges and 1 beach umbrella ($85 value), or a $50 Visa gift card. Call 855.903.1962 today!

*New reservations only. Some restrictions apply. Offer expires April 30, 2014.

Pet-Friendly Rentals
Emerald Isle Realty offers a wonderful selection of Pet-Friendly Properties. Choose from nearly 100 homes. Since 1962, we’ve been welcoming generations of families and their pets.

Military Discounts
Emerald Isle Realty is proud to provide Military Discounts to the men and women who courageously defend our country. Choose from a wide selection of beautiful homes that you can hold your military reunion at with a discounted price.

View Website 7501 Emerald Drive
Emerald Isle, NC 28594

(866) 209-0165

Inlet Inn

Mention this ad when you make your reservation and get a 10% discount.

View Website 601 Front Street
Beaufort, NC 28516

(800) 554-5466
or (252) 728-3600

Quality Inn

25% off our nightly rate. Valid though March 31, 2014

3100 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 247-3434

Sun-Surf Realty

View discounts on summer weeks – up to 30% off! http://www.sun-surf.com/vacation/category/vacation-specials                 

View Website 7701 Emerald Drive
Emerald Isle, NC 28594

(800) 553-7873

Surfside Realty

SurfSide Realty, Inc is happy to offer $50.00 off weekly rates and $25.00 of three night weekends. Daily discounts (two night minimum) given upon request.

View Website 204 Sandpiper Drive
Newport, NC 28570

(252) 241-3928
or (252) 726-0950

William And Garland Motel

Any guest staying at least 7 nights receives a 10% discount.

View Website 1185 Salter Path Road
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

(252) 247-3733

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