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

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“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”

Wander on the boardwalk to the Beach House for your coffee and paper. Your favorite chaise lounge awaits at one of the pools or right in the sand. Sanderling has a magical pull on those who come here to slow down time.

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May 2014

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June 2015

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Rooms and Suites

From the moment the door opens on your Sanderling hotel room, you know that you’ve arrived in a very special place. Whether you’re holding hands with your mate, bumping elbows with children or grandchildren, or simply stepping inside on your own, your stay at the Sanderling has begun and you can look forward to experiences and memories that will last forever.

Unpretentiously elegant décor, the highest quality linens, and stellar views combine to create a perfect setting for your time in the Outer Banks. Private soundside and oceanfront balconies provide perfect views of rainbowed sunsets and glowing sunrises, vast Ocean and tranquil Sound, protective sand dunes and swaying marsh grasses.

In 2015, rooms will be sold by Building- North, Beach House and South.  All the rooms with two queens are located in the North Inn. The Beach House and South only have king bedded accommodations.  The South Inn has an elevator and new in 2015, the North Inn does as well.  The Beach House does not.   The Resort Pool is located at the North Inn and the Adult Tranquility Pool is located at the South Inn.

2015 Guestroom Rates

North Inn Sunset King / Two Queens 

A Sunset King or Two Queens is a west facing classic guestroom with lovely property or landscape views.These are first or second level rooms.

Beach House Deluxe Kings

These heart of the house rooms located on the oceanside in the Beach House are king bedded.  They do have obstructed views and sit in close proximity to the Sandbar and Beach House firepits.  All rooms enjoy a balcony.  There are two located with sunset views.

North Inn Oceanside and Poolside King / Two Queens

Oceanside King and Two Queen rooms are located on the 2nd floor in the North Inn and provide views of  protective, scenic sand dunes from your balcony where you can listen to the waves and smell the salt air.

Poolside King and Two Queen rooms are located on the first floor of the North Inn with patios on the ground level overlooking the Resort Pool.

South Oceanside King

Oceanside King located on the 2nd level of the South Inn provides views of  protective, scenic sand dunes and the adult tranquility pool. 


South Inn Poolside Tranquility Kings and Suites

New with the 2013 renovation were the addition of two suites, featuring a king bed and double pullout in the parlor area, located on the ground level with seating and direct walkout to the new Tranquility pool and four (4) king bedded rooms.  

Note: Bathroom and Parlor are in the suite.

Beach House Premium King

Premium kings are larger, oversized rooms centrally located in the Beach House providing views of landscaping and scenic dunes or views of the Currituck Sound. Rooms are spacious and appointed with a king bed and a sofa that pulls out to a queen bed.

South Inn Oceanview King

Oceanview King rooms are located on the top floor and provide views of the Atlantic Ocean over protective, scenic sand dunes. These rooms overlook the adult tranquility pool.

Beach House Premium Oceanview King

Premium Oceanview Kings located in the Beach House provide views of the Atlantic Ocean over protective, scenic sand dunes. Here you have the best opportunity to see dolphins at play or ships sail by. Premium rooms are oversized with a king bed and a queen sleeper sofa.


Suites provide either a  scenic, sand dune view on the 2nd level or oceanview from balconies from the 3rd floor of the South Inn where you can listen to the waves and smell the salt air. The bedroom is furnished with a king bed and an additional television. The suite has a living room spaciously appointed with half bath, dining table, couch with a queen size pull out sleeper sofa, a small kitchenette with a wet bar, microwave, coffee maker and mini-refrigerator.  

New in 2015 we will introduce suites in the Beach House with both Ocean and Sound views.  Please contact reservations to assist with selecting the perfect suite for you!


May 1st we unveiled ten new rooms in the Beach House.  This will include two ocean and two soundview kings on the 2nd level (Beach House Soundview King  and Beach House Oceanview King) .   Two additional junior suite rooms with amazing views up a staircase with a king bed, fireplace and pull out sofa (Beach House Superior Oceanview King and Beach House Superior Soundview King).  The Beach House will also add two new suites located with unobstructive views and balconies of both the ocean and sound (Beach House Ocean -Sound King Suite). 

In late May in time for the holiday, the North Inn will open with a new third floor constructed with optimal views above the dune line of the Ocean or the Sound.   There are both kings and rooms with two queens available.  (North Soundview King or Two Queens and North Oceanview King or Two Queens)

Ask Reservations to assist with booking these new rooms!