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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”

Couples fall in love in the Spring. Sweethearts stroll the beaches in the Summer. Lovebirds get engaged in the Fall. Brides and Grooms exchange vows year round.

Let us help you plan your dream beach wedding!


Or call a wedding specialist today: 252.449.6664 or 877.300.0624


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Specials & Packages

Heroes Welcome

For America's Brave starting at $119

Available to Current and Former Military, Fire and Rescue, Law Enforcement and Medical Personnel, the Sanderling Resort is an ideal escape for hero families and couples to relax and reconnect.More information...

Fall Getaway Package

You Choose Your Experience! September - December 2014

This is not just any getaway and you get to choose how you would like to experience it! With this package, you each can enjoy a 50-minute spa treatment, Dinner for two in the Lifesaving Station or Lunch followed by a Wild Horse Tour for two. More information...

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Photos throughout our wedding pages courtesy of
Island Photography,
Brooke Mayo Photography,
Neil GT and
Mary Basnight Photography


Love is a feeling that defies words, yet on the Outer Banks, at the Sanderling, you’ll find your love complimented by the glory and magnificence of the landscape, the steadily rolling waves and the constantly calling seabirds – all of which combine to reinforce what we already know—that our love is special, oceanic in force, and deserving of celebration absolutely nowhere else on earth.

Sanderling Resort’s sublime 16-acre Ocean-to-Sound location provides the ideal setting for you and your guests for your special day. Whatever your group’s celebratory need—be it a rehearsal dinner, wedding ceremony or reception or farewell brunch, Sanderling’s wide variety of venues and commitment to detail, service and presentation will provide you with a world class and memorable wedding experience. Our Banquet Staff is dedicated to providing exemplary service and the finest southern coastal cuisine and beverages for your event and will work with you every step of the way to plan your perfect day.