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“A getaway at Sanderling is a promise of memories, discovery and adventure”

“There is something rare and wonderful in counting on something as simple as promises delivered”

“Cared for under the warmth of an impeccably trained staff, Sanderling is the only full service resort in the Outer Banks”

“Sanderling- charming and romantic, diverse and eclectic, authentic and unpretentious, alive and vibrant. It’s an experience.”

“A one-of-a-kind destination, Sanderling has a magical pull on those who come here.”

“Sanderling- charming and romantic, diverse and eclectic, authentic and unpretentious, alive and vibrant. It’s an experience.”

"A beautiful place for a wedding. A romantic and emotionally, amazing experience. Everything was exceptional."

“Sanderling brings the retreat to the level of art”

Sunrise brings as much promise as sunset brings beauty. For most, the allure of a beach without crowds is reason enough to stay at Sanderling. For others, it’s the long list of equally alluring memories.

Specials & Packages

Breakfast Package

Breakfast Package

Enjoy breakfast in the Lifesaving Station. Package includes one entrée, coffee and juice for two. Taxes and nightly resort fee additional.More information...

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The Sanderling Resort offers a wide array of on-site recreational activities, including three pools- a family-oriented Resort Pool and oversized spa, the adults-only tranquility pool and spa and its indoor pool. Guests can also enjoy the award winning spa, yoga and the fully-equipped on-site fitness center. Our water sports provider is located on property with access to both the ocean and soundside. Standup paddleboarding, kayaking and surfing are all available as rentals, tours or lessons. Bicycles can be rented for a leisure stroll up to Duck or to further explore the Audubon Trail. Wind down in the evening with s’mores by the firepits!  Click here for rental pricing.

Sanderling Adventure Concierge is available to offer assistance to make the most out of your time at Sanderling and your exploration of the Outer Banks!


There's plenty to do during your visit. Check out our events calendar!


There is nothing like the private access to the sandy beach from our unique beachfront setting. No need to pack the chairs or umbrellas. The beach valet will be happy to help!


New this season: A family-oriented resort pool and adults-only tranquility pool both with oversized spas. Enjoy a heated indoor pool at the spa.

Water Activities

No need to leave the resort to go kayaking, surfing, jetskiing and paddleboarding. Tour, rentals and lessons all available.

Family Activities

So many activities for the entire family to enjoy.  Check out our weekly offers and special events.


You can take home the memories - Specialty themed portrait parties, Loverbun Sessions, Family Fun or Underwater.

Summer Season

Unlimited possibilities to enjoy these coastal barrier islands.

Fall and Spring Season

Time to enjoy the natural environment and disconnect from the normal stresses.

Winter Season

Perfect time to reconnect and just slow down time.

Fitness Center

Check out our new Fitness Center!


Guests can tee up at one of North Carolina’s top ranked courses at The Currituck Club.