Land Activities

Sanderling Resort is the perfect base camp for your Outer Banks adventures. The Sanderling is 5 miles from the Town of Duck, 10 miles from Corolla, 20 miles from Wright Memorial, 33 miles from Bodie Island Lighthouse and 90 miles from Hatteras. Whatever you have in mind, our on-site Adventure Concierge is ready to prepare the details.

outer banks beach front hotel

BEACHRelax, Sunbathe, Enjoy

Every Outer Banks vacation requires plenty of beach time and at Sanderling Resort you will always be within steps of the sand. Directly in front of the Resort, you'll set foot on a world-class beach, whose beautiful wide sandy area stretches north to south as far as the eye can see.

outer banks golf from Sanderling Resort


Golf is a great way to experience the unique Outer Banks terrain and coastal air. Sanderling guests enjoy playing privileges and a discount at The Currituck Club, a scenic Rees Jones designed course that stretches over 6,800 yards of diverse coastal landscape.

Seasonal Pricing $50-$125.

Reservations: 252.453.9400

outer banks bike rentals with kitty hawk kites


Go explore the area surrounding the Sanderling Resort on two wheels. On-site during season visit the Kitty Hawk Kiosk for adult and children's bikes and helmets. Our concierge can assist with off-site rentals out of season.

Half-Day $25 / Full-Day $35.

Reservations: 252.305.2528

outer banks sunrise yoga at Sanderling Resort


Come embrace the incredible outdoors and join us on the ocean side observation deck or beach.

Mid-May through mid-October, Monday through Friday, 7:30a-8:45a. Everyone $17.

Private yoga sessions are available by request; $100 per session.

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outer banks tennis

TENNISPractice Your Serve

Located five miles north of the Resort is Pine Island Racquet and Fitness Center. They offer rentals and lessons for all ages along with ea discount to resort guests.

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Reservations: 252.453-8525

outer banks horseback riding on beach from Sanderling Resort

HORSEBACK RIDINGIncluding Time On The Beach

Take a guided horseback tour through a Maritime Forest in Hatteras and then onto the beach. All abilities welcome. 200lbs maximum. 10 year age minimum. Tours last about two hours.

Seasonal Pricing $100-$125pp.

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Reservations: 252.305.2528

outer banks wild horses tour from Sanderling Resort


Hop in one of Corolla Outback's custom off-road vehicles and ride 20 miles through the Wild Horse Conservation Easement and other areas only accessible by Corolla. Private tours available. Tours last about two hours.

Adults $50 / Kids 12 and Under $25.

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audubon trail in outer banks

AUDUBON SANCTUARY2,600 Acres Forever Protected

The Pine Island Sanctuary 170 bird species, as well as 7 amphibian species, 17 reptile species, 19 mammal species, and more than 350 species of plants. Sanderling Resort stands adjacent to this wild and natural landscape, and the 2.5 mile self-guided nature trail through a portion of the sanctuary bordering Currituck Sound is open to the public year-round.

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