Sanderling Resort has so many things to offer, even when the sand and surf isn’t exactly your style. If sand between your toes and salt in your hair isn’t your idea of a good time, don’t count us out just yet.


[ONE] Looking for an easy day of swimming? Try one of our pools to cool down without heading out on the beach. Steps from your room you will find a relaxing experience at our Tranquility Pool, of course with access to service from the Sandbar so any items you may want from the menu can easily find their way to your lounge chair. Swim some laps or float around, this is your oasis to cool down and relax.


[TWO] Working with a crowd that’s looking for a little more fun in the sun? Our Resort Pool is the perfect place for the whole family. Bring on playtime in the water for all the little tykes. When staying in our North Inn, this pool is steps from your door and the conveniences of your room- with no sand. (Photo by Brooke Mayo Photographers)


[THREE] Get some exercise in while exploring our area. Rent bikes from the Activity Kiosk to ride to the Town of Duck where you can find quaint shops and eateries to poke around. They have cabooses, children’s bicycles and helmets. This is a great adventure for the whole family.(Photo by Brooke Mayo Photographers)


[FOUR] Roast a s’more or two. You will find our signature s’mores kits in your room when you arrive. When the sun falls, make sure you grab your essentials and head to the firepit for a sweet ending to your day! (Photo by Brooke Mayo Photographers)

[FIVE] The perfect activity for your competitive spirit? Head over to play some games like cornhole and bocce ball on the North end of the property. Don’t forget to practice for our weekly Cornhole Contest every Tuesday! (Photo by Brooke Mayo Photographers)

Evening Fire Pit

[SIX] Storytelling around the firepit! Every Saturday evening guests can meet at the North Wing firepit for tales of the Atlantic. Local speaker spins Blackbeard legends with historic facts during the fireside adventure. Get there early and bring your s’mores kits from your guestroom to enjoy a warm, chocolatey treat!


[SEVEN] Rest and rejuvenate with the Spa at Sanderling. How does nail services for all the girls, a couple’s massage or maybe a full day of pampering just for you sound? Whatever you are looking for, let our team help choose the best service for your needs so your vacation is perfectly relaxed.(Photo by Brooke Mayo Photographers)


[EIGHT] Let out your inner artist while you’re in a place as inspiring as the Outer Banks. Candy & Canvas is the perfect activity to unwind with some creativity and make a take-home keepsake of your trip! (Photo by Brooke Mayo Photographers)


[NINE] Family portraits! Sanderling’s stunning property is a gorgeous place to capture everlasting memories whether it is just the two of you or the whole gang. Brooke Mayo Photographers is an amazing option for whatever you’re looking for- on the beach, docks and pavilions or fun in the sprinklers! Brooke and Candace also offers an underwater session every Wednesday that will keep you laughing the whole time! (Photo by Brooke Mayo Photographers)


[TEN] Ghost crabbing- a true Outer Banks adventure! This evening activity is a great family outing on the beach in search of the elusive ghost crabs. Ghost Crabbing Adventures is an organized, night-time beach activity focused on catching and releasing ghost crabs. Our Master Crabber will join you for the evening and provide all the tools and guidance necessary to make sure the experience is easy, enjoyable and safe for all (including the little crabbies). (Photo by Brooke Mayo Photographers)


[ELEVEN] Share a glass of wine and a view. Our Beach House Bar is the best stop to pick up a drink to accompany one of our Outer Banks sunsets. With lounge areas clustered around property in optimal locations, prop your feet up to watch the sun light up the sky at the end of each day. (Photo by Brooke Mayo Photographers)


[TWELVE] We love ending the day with a glass of wine, almost as much as we love beginning each day with our Sunrise Yoga. Wake with a energizing yoga session as the sun starts her day as well. Offered Monday through Friday on our Observation Deck. With views like these, it’s difficult to feel anything but calm as our seasoned yoga instructor, Susie Nelson, eases you into peaceful stretches.

[THIRTEEN] Sandbar has all your sunny day needs! This is your perfect spot to grab lunch or a refreshing drink while you’re lounging by the pool. Grab a picnic basket lunch to enjoy on a day trip or with your toes in the sand. Ask the Front Desk when you can find Minsky Delmonte playing live steel drums to enjoy a slice of island life. (Photo by Brooke Mayo Photographers)

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