Shops in Emerald Isle, NC

For a day of shopping on Emerald Isle, NC, park in the Emerald Plantation shopping center and you will have access to a wide variety locally owned businesses. Why not start with a comfortable pair of shoes at H’s Shoes where merchandise is stacked to the ceiling in this labyrinth of a shop. If you are visiting from out of town, or even if you’re not, stop by the Carteret Country Store for every gift imaginable - from sweets, to aprons, to unique local artwork, t-shirts and more. Emerald Isle Book Store, an Insider favorite, will draw you in with well-stocked shelves of books for everyone as well as toys and games for the kids. For a unique tie-dyed t-shirt or dress, Planet Wear in the same shopping center has a variety of natural fabric items, and candles, jewelry and more.

Hunting for a bargain on Emerald Isle? Shortly after you cross the bridge and enter the island, Splash Consignment Shop greets you on Hwy. 58 (also known as Emerald Drive) and Mallard Street. Here you can pick up gently-used items to decorate your home, clothes and a variety of other items. Stop by frequently, because there’s always something newly stocked. Next to the Splash Consignment Shop is the surfers’ dream shop, Hot Wax Surf Shop. Buy a new surfing logo t-shirt or a board - everything surfing and stand up paddle boarding can be found here.

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Hot Wax Surf & Paddle Sports Emerald Isle Shops
200 Mallard Dr.
Emerald Isle, NC
(252) 354-6466

Hot Wax Surf Shop is Emerald Isle's core surf shop with everything you need to surf, kayak, stand-up paddle board and more! This retail store carries brand-name sportswear, clothing, sunglasses, hats, and accessories. You'll find a large selection of surfboards, stand-up paddle boards, kayaks, skim boards and body boards for sale...more about Hot Wax Surf & Paddle Sports

8202 Emerald Drive
Emerald Isle, NC
(252) 354-2441

Bert's was Emerald Isle's first surf shop and has two stores on Emerald Isle. The Emerald Isle store is at 8202 Emerald Drive at the main intersection. The 300 Islander Drive store (252-354-6282) is across from Holiday Travel Park near the Emerald Isle bridge. The stores stock just about everything you need...more about Bert's Surf Shop

Emerald Plantation Shopping Ctr.
N.C. Hwy. 58
Emerald Isle, NC
(252) 354-3800

The Country Store is a complete souvenir and gift shop where you will find the perfect thing for yourself or for family and friends. The store sells nautical and rare gifts, baskets, windsocks, t-shirts, flags, cards, clocks and frames. The staff is friendly and courteous and more than willing to help...more about Carteret Country Store

Emerald Isle, NC 28594
(910) 934-4762

Emerald Isle Baskets offers creative ways to express your feelings and share special memories. The shop offers custom-made gift baskets of all types, arranged in unique containers and containing special items. Whether it is a university-themed basket or a home theater basket or a vacationers basket, the gift is sure to...more about Emerald Isle Baskets and Gifts

Emerald Plantation Shopping Ctr.
8700 Emerald Drive
Emerald Isle, NC
(252) 354-5323

This store has hundreds of books and magazines for all ages, an extensive collection of regional and travel books, and local interest books. Of course, the store has all the bestsellers in paperback and hard cover. Plenty of kids' toys, from the strictly fun to the educational, are available. Visitors will...more about Emerald Isle Books & Toys

3305 Emerald Drive
Emerald Isle, NC 28594
(252) 354-3446

Flip Flops Gift Shop is the place to find the perfect flip flops and much more. This popular shop has home accessories, art, clothing, jewelry, and, of course, an inexhaustible supply of flip flops. Check out their brand new location....more about Flip Flops Gift Shop

8305 Emerald Dr.
Emerald Isle, NC
(252) 354-3151

For those who dread finding the perfect swimsuit, Fran's is a good place to start. Fran's Beachwear carries an excellent selection of swimwear, including cup-sized swimwear to G, as well as Juniors' swimwear and plus sizes. Fran's offers more than 50 lines of suits to choose from with many designer brands such...more about Fran's Beachwear

8700 Emerald Plantation Rd
Emerald Isle, NC 28954
(252) 354-6011

H's Shoes in the Emerald Plantation shopping center is a shoe shopper's paradise. Boxes of well-known name brand shoes are stacked to the ceiling in the maze like shop.  Choose from Sperry, Sanuk or Rainbow sandals, Crocks, Skeechers, New Balance, Avia, and Rockport, just to name a few. They also carry...more about H's Shoes

Emerald Plantation Shopping Ctr.
N.C. Hwy. 58
Emerald Isle, NC
(252) 354-7262

This is a popular store that specializes in tie dye and imported clothing, candles, jewelry, rock and roll collectibles, hemp accessories and more. You'll find beads, incense, stickers and a good selection of Grateful Dead items and beautiful sun catchers. There are always new items, so be sure to stop in....more about Planet Wear

8201 Emerald Dr.
Emerald Isle, NC 28494
(252) 254-6201

The Sweet Spot, located in the heart of Emerald Isle, is loved by locals as well as tourists for their generous scoops of more than 50 flavors of Hershey's Premium Ice Cream. Banana Splits are their specialty — a real treat for all ages. Also a favorite is the fresh, gourmet saltwater taffy —...more about The Sweet Spot & Sandpiper Gifts

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