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A Must See Natural Attraction In Emerald Isle

We visited Emerald Isle for the first time last year. The Point was a gorgeous FREE natural... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
A C
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Pikeville, Kentucky
Beautiful area

This is an absolutely stunning area but it was a little too chilly on the day that we visited to... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2017
denver60
,
Denver, Colorado
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“coast guard” (7 reviews)
“bear island” (2 reviews)
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Emerald Isle, NC
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"great place"
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

We visited Emerald Isle for the first time last year. The Point was a gorgeous FREE natural attraction to visit. Its a secluded beach at the tip of the island, peaceful and not crowded at all. I think there was one other person there when...More

7  Thank A C
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

This is an absolutely stunning area but it was a little too chilly on the day that we visited to really enjoy the views. Hopefully, we will return again when the weather is a little better.

1  Thank denver60
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

The Point is a beautiful beach, nestled at the tip of Emerald Isle, across from Bear Island. The sunset is absolutely breathtaking and it is the perfect place to collect sea shells. In the off-season months, driving is allowed on the beach.

2  Thank tpcdawg
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Beach is very well kept, some stretches are for homeowners and beach rentals . There is public access close to the point ! A few shells can be found on the point when the tide goes out !

Thank Norma T
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

We went to enjoy the sunset. We drove down but were unsure of the parking lot. My husband dropped us off while he went looking for the parking. We climbed the stairs to the beach. Once we reached the top we were shocked to see...More

6  Thank VacationSmith
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Reviewed September 12, 2017

Very scenic area for beach lovers. Sunrises and sunsets are spectacular. Even though today is overcast and windy, the "rawness" of the elements still made it an outstanding experience to be out here.

Thank John K
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

This is a wide, very clean and uncrowded beach. It is very peaceful to walk here and enjoy the views. It is especially lovely at sunrise and sunset.

Thank Crcb
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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

This is an awesome large flat beach area. View of sound across the way Hammocks Beach state park. Perfect to see sunsets. Lots of shells and roped off area to protect the dunes and natural area. Parking is few blocks away no street parking be...More

1  Thank Jessica K
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

The point is a beautiful sight to take in while in Emerald isle. It's a nice walk in the early morning and would probably be just as nice at sunset. We found a horseshoe crab washed up on the sand and a few shells.

Thank mec46
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Reviewed July 16, 2017

Stop at the Point, it's a breathtaking view and you can park free if you are not there long. Get a drink and use the restroom, this is a nice stopping point if you are traveling through and need a break.

2  Thank Mel K
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April 16, 2018|
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Response from Jessica K | Reviewed this property |
When we went in 2017 there were not as many shells as I thought there would be. However if you are to go to the Point, make some time to catch the sunset because it is beautiful. We went around evening and I believe it was... More
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Michelle R
December 7, 2017|
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Response from Jessica K | Reviewed this property |
There are a few I have looked but they are typically through VRBO. You could check Emerald Isle reality as well :). Good luck!
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jc378571
July 4, 2017|
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Response from BBDY | Reviewed this property |
You can get to the point from Coast Guard Road without a 4wd vehicle. Finding parking can be a challenge, and you might have to walk a block or two to get to the stairs over the dunes.
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