“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”

Contact Spa at Sanderling

Phone: 252.261.7744
Fax: 252.261.1352


Open Daily Year Round
Fall/Winter Hours
Daily 9am - 6pm
Starting June 1 - Daily 8am - 9pm
Indoor Pool Hours are the same as the Spa hours
Spa at Sanderling is Open to the Public

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Spa Treatments

The Sanderling Spa offers a luxurious variety of spa treatments designed to relax and rejuvenate you during your time in the Outer Banks. Below is a listing of the Signature Treatments, Massages, Body Care, and Skin Restoration options available at our spa.Our spa treatments not only feature the beauty of the Outer Banks as a serene backdrop, but also as part of our services. The Sanderling Spa's Signature Treatments incorporate ingredients from the Outer Banks to create a truly unique and special experience. Browse our services listed below and choose one that is perfect for you.


BABOR - Spa at Sanderling is now offering 6 exclusive new facials and 4 spa enhancements with our fresh leading luxury brand BABOR offering our guests innovative skin care! A luxurious experience is reached with the combination one of a kind technique with the ingredients from natural products and science to create synergistically optimized quality and results. Indulge in a Spa at Sanderling experience today and leave in solitude and harmony that you can radiate tomorrow.  


  • OCEAN SERENITY RITUAL  Inhale the air off the coast and enjoy total relaxation. Two therapists work in tandem in our Hydrotherapy room. Ritual includes a hydro tub massage, facial massage & masque, scalp treatment, sea salt glow & moisturizing body wrap, Scotch hose massage & Vichy rain shower.
    Seventy minutes  $320

  • SIGNATURE MASSAGE & BROWN SUGAR SCRUB  Listening carefully to your concerns, your service provider will design the eighty-minute treatment to your specific needs. Essential oils of tangerine, mandarin, orange and brown sugar leave skin smooth & nourished.
    Eighty minutes  $160

  • SEA OF LIFE FACIAL  With products customized to your individual & unique needs, our Signature facial pampers and immediately renews the health and beauty of your skin. Incorporating a breathtaking facial massage with sea shells and therapeutic ocean sounds, the treatment accelerates your skin toward balance and glow. Eighty minutes of bliss.
    Eighty minutes $160

  • SANDERLING COUPLE'S SUITE  The nature of the Spa experience is about to change...capture the essence of the Sanderling Spa's Outer Banks charm in our exclusive Couple's Suite designed for two; featuring a large, jetted soaking tub, deluxe treatment tables, and a view of the Currituck sound. Fifty minute custom massage for two and aromatherapy soak.

    Choice of neroli cypress high atlas soak (detox/soothing/calm); hinoki mint mineral bath soak (energizing); organic birch mineral soaking plunge (healing/therapeutic)

    Seventy minutes $265


  • AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE Deeply delight the senses and return balance to the skin, heart and body. Enjoy your choice of certified organic and botanically based aromatherapy oils that will address your individual needs.

    Peppermint and Rosemary - to enhance circulation and calm the mind
    Jasmine and Neroli - to uplift the spirit and release the tension
    Eucaluptus and Laural Leaf/Clove - to boost the immune system and heal
    Blood Orange and Pink Grapefruit- to deeply detoxify and stimulate

    Fifty minutes  $125
    Eighty minutes $180

      Borrowing from the art of reflexology that promotes balance and relieves tension, this pressure point massage on specific areas of the feet will leave you completely relaxed.
    Fifty minutes: $110

  • CUSTOM MASSAGE  Whether you desire a deeply relaxing experience, a more invigorating treatment or something in between, a brief consultation prior to your treatment will result in the perfect massage for you.
    Fifty & eighty minutes $110/$160
    Deep tissue fifty & eighty minutes $120/$170

  • SOOTHING SEA STONE MASSAGE  Wonderfully warm and nurturing massage using marble and basalt stones. This treatment relaxes both mind and body by balancing the chakras, boosting the immune system and improving circulation.
    Eighty minutes $170

  • SIGNATURE MASSAGE & BROWN SUGAR SCRUB  Listening carefully to your concerns, your service provider will design the eighty minute treatment to your specific needs. Essential oils of tangerine, mandarine, orange and brown sugar leave skin smooth & nourished.
    Eighty minutes $160

  • SHORE SOOTHER  Head-to-toe relaxation focusing on the scalp, neck and shoulders with a therapeutic facial massage. Float away to paradise with a lower leg and calf massage followed by foot reflexology.
    Fifty minutes $110

THAI YOGA MASSAGE  This ancient massage technique has been handed down through the centuries. Based on the application of pressure along the energy lines of the body, together with the stretching of the muscles and applied yoga exercises, Thai massage stimulates energy flow and eases muscles, replacing tension and stress with a feeling of energy and peace. Comfortable, loose pants and top or yoga wear is essential to the enjoyment of this harmonious experience.

70 minutes $220.00
100 minutes $285.00
  • SOUND-SIDE GAZEBO SANCTUARY  The wide, tranquil waters of the Currituck Sound are a serene backdrop to your own quest for calm, contentment and renewal in a private outdoor sound-side gazebo.
    Fifty minutes $115
    Eighty minutes $165

    PINE ISLAND JOURNEY (Especially for Men) This pine nettle scrub and invigorating massage infused you with potent scents of the deep woods. PIne iteself boasts powerful natural healing and cleansing properties. Ground nettle leaf with eucalyptus and pine also helps fortify the body's immune system while easing muscle aches. Ease tension and clarify just about everything.
    Eighty minutes  $160

  • MOTHER-TO-BE MASSAGE  This massage focuses on reducing tension in the back and neck and helps to alleviate aches and pains in the legs and back. Taking care of mom is the best way of taking care of baby!
    Fifty minutes $110 
    Eighty minutes $160


  • 24 KT. WRAP & FACIAL  Infused with carrots, this organic body treatment will provide a makeover to dehydrated and dry skin by softening and rejuvenating with essential vitamins, antioxidants, and hydrating herbal oils. Service includes an exfoliation, detoxify wrap, and facial.
    Eighty minutes  $160

  • SHOWERS TO FLOWERS  Wrapped in a cocoon of warmth, this body treatment uses custom seasonal blend of flower oils and honey to improve the elasticity of tired skin. Relax in the healing properties of water as we massage the body with pulsating jets of warm water.
    Eighty minutes  $190

  • SPA ELIXIR  Sunshine on cloudy Day-Relax in our own private oasis at Spa at Sanderling. This body treatment includes a honey clementine soak, wild lime scalp massage, and pineapple coconut body scrub & melon body moisturizer.
    Eighty minutes $180

  • TREASURES OF THE SEA Rebalance your body, mind and spirit featuring our signature body envelope infused with trace elements of diamonds, amethyst, sapphire and rubies.  This mineral elixir will regulate chakras and increase your skin's luminosity.
    Eighty minutes $190

  • PEARL SENSATION Crushed pearls hydrate, firm and tone the body. A powerful emulsion rich in proteins and trace minerals create lasting nourishment and firmness
    Fifty minutes $140
    Enhancement options pearl facial (25 minute) for additional $50

  • SPA GOLD THERAPY With the benefits of golden algae this body treatment will work against aging, stimulate metabolism and provide your skin a stunning golden look and boost of energy.
    Fifty minutes $150
    Enhancement options massage (30 minutes) for additional $40

  • SCOTCH 'N' WATER SOAK  A Scot's Hose massages you with a stream of warm water of varying pressure. This therapeutic soak ends with a soothing Vichy Shower and application of our Signature Russian Olive Body Lotion.
    Fifty minutes  $120

  • SANDERLING SEA COCKTAIL  This is a vitamin cocktail for your skin. Indulge with an invigorating exfoliation before you luxuriate with a vitamin body cocktail of A,C & E that leaves your skin nourished & enriched.
    Fifty minutes $125
  • OUTER BANKS DETOX  Relax & enjoy this full body salt glow before being enveloped in mineral-rich glacial clay infused with centuries of ocean secrets. You'll be cocooned in this rich, beauty emulsion leaving your skin soft and conditioned.
    Fifty minutes $120

  • VACATION RESCUE  A cooling, sensational way to find relief following too much sun exposure. A soothing body mask takes the sting out of over-exposed skin. Using our organic skin care line, your therapist will start the healing process for sun damaged skin. Body wrap also include a soothing scalp massage.
    Fifty minutes  $120

  • SUN KISSED BRONZING  Get that healthy sun-kissed look without the drying effects of the sun. You will be exfoliated to allow for perfect coverage with our state-of-the-art self tanner.
    Fifty minutes  $120

  • HEALING WATERS Soak in purifying seawater and take in the healing properties of the sea.  You're then wrapped in a warm sea algae masque and finally massaged with pulsating jets of warm water.
    Seventy minutes $175


    This nutrient-rich facial combines a complex of White Tea & Chamomile essential oils to cleanseand calm dry, sensitive skin leaving the face smooth and soft. Aimed to replenish elasticity and help firm aging skin.
    Fifty minutes  $110

    This anti-aging facial brings encapsulated oxygen back into the skin. This treatment will diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles to provide the skin with a fresh and softer look.
    Fifty minutes  $135

    A deep pore-cleansing, exfoliation, and masque designed for the back. Leaves skin glowing and hydrated.
    Fifty minutes  $110 

    Using a revolutionary Sea-telligent complex from the exclusive Ilike Skin care line, this facial will refine and smooth the skin providing optimum protection agai aging. This breathtaking facial massage incorporates sea shells and therapeutic ocean sounds. The complete treatment guarantees you an exquisite result and an unforgettable experience.
    Eighty minutes of bliss  $160

    A revitalizing treatment with deep cleansing exfoliation, face, neck & shoulder massage, hand or foot reflexology, and a replenishing masque is customized your skin's needs. This signature organic facial consists of mineral rich thermal waters along with organically grown fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers. Harvested at their peak, for the nutrition content, these organic ingredients will allow your face to take what it needs from nature.
    Fifty minutes  $110

    Great for in-between facials. For people on-the-go, enjoy a customized cleansing, masque, toning, and moisturizing.
    Twenty-five minutes  $65 

    This facial counteracts bacteria, soothes, refines, and promotes healing of the skin. Benefits any stage of oily, blemished and acne prone skin.
    Fifty minutes  $110

    Soothe skin irritated by shaving, sun or wind with this therapeutic facial. Relax for the works including steam, hand or foot massage. 
    Fifty minutes  $110.

    The fountain of youth for the skin. Ilike's exclusive anti-aging facial makes fine lines and wrinkles visibly smoother and refines the skin's surface.
    80 minutes  $160