If you couldn’t tell, this was a big wedding. But what you most certainly won’t have any difficulty seeing is the great lengths this charismatic, lovely couple went to for each and every one of their guests to have a memorable experience while celebrating their wedding. As an event planner herself, the bride had enough […]

This wedding cast it’s anchor in all things nautical for a truly inspiring day reflecting a love deeper than any ocean. With the magic of Bells and Whistles at their fingertips, Becky and Chris’s big day was full of details inspired by the big blue. Sailors knots, buoy adorned chairs and anchor stamped custom napkins were just […]

Shimmering Gold Therapy This glamorous body experience utilizes the energizing power of golden-algae to work against aging and to stimulate the metabolism. This treatment will leave you with a subtle shimmering appearance perfect for any occasion. Fifty minutes $150 Queen Bee Facial This anti-aging and hydrating facial utilizes Royal Jelly, a powerful elixir that is […]

Some people are looking for adventure, which is readily at your fingertips in the Outer Banks with our water sports and nature trails among other things. Some, however, are looking to just relax already. No packing up the car and sitting through traffic for hours on end, no 6 AM wake up calls for skydiving, […]

Since Sanderling opened in 1985, it has been a quiet retreat, a romantic escape, a family treasure, and so many things to our guests. We see familiar faces and new ones, each year growing more and more. Some of those faces are of the Hughes family who have been visiting for 26 years!  We enjoyed spending […]

After working with engaged couples for close to a year before their actual wedding day each Sanderling wedding is special to us. We were more than thrilled with all the lovely details from Bells and Whistles that came together to make this new family’s celebration a stunning, Soundside event. After a sentimental ceremony overlooking the Atlantic, […]

If you plan on having an intimate wedding, there’s no place we find more beautiful than the Observation Deck at Sanderling. With a top lookout of the Atlantic Ocean, your private party will be nestled into the sand dunes with the perfect ocean breezes dipping over. This wedding had so many details for an outdoor […]

Look who hopped on by for our Easter Egg Hunt this past Saturday at Sanderling! Our Egg Hunt was heaps of fun, with all the little kiddos coming to find eggs hidden away. The race to the treasure was fun for all of our guests, who certainly went home happy (and with full baskets!) Along […]

Photos by Brooke Mayo Photographers The Outer Banks is a versatile vacation destination, with so many options for you to choose exactly what kind of vacation you are looking for. Whether you want an action-packed adventure with the whole family or a romantic, relaxing getaway for two, our Sandbar can provide just what the doctor ordered. We’re […]

There’s something to be said for a chef who still loves the simple dishes the most. Winning over the food-loving heart of our newly acquired Banquet Chef, Jon Wilson, is easy as whipping up a plate of pan-seared chicken and grilled asparagus. When he’s making it for himself, he adds a sweet potato puree that […]