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
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.