Last Fall, the  Spa at Sanderling welcomed Crystal Swain as the new Spa Manager.  With a degree in Environmental Science from the University of Georgia, she has been in the health and wellness industry from over 25 years.   After teaching anatomy, physiology and muscular therapy at Southeastern School of Massage and Neuromuscular Therapy her career […]

As the Summer season comes to a close, we want to show our appreciation to our staff for all of their hard work throughout our busy season! Each year in September, we host an associate recognition BBQ luncheon to recognize our outstanding associates. Everyone has stepped up to the plate to make this year amazing […]

We would like to give a warm welcome to Erika Westover, our Spa Manager at the Sanderling Resort. Erika has been employed in the spa, health and fitness industry for the last 13 years. She has held managerial positions in spas such as the Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa in Washington, DC., as well as spent […]

We want to give a warm welcome to Douglas Watkins, our new Maître D’/Sommelier at Kimball’s Kitchen. Douglas comes from a long line of restaurant experience, beginning when he was just 14 years old as a bus boy and prep cook. Throughout his years of experience, he has worked his way up to Executive Chef […]

All photos by Brooke Mayo Photographers Do you like to be up in the early morning to catch the sunrise? Why not add a little yoga to your morning mix as well! Here at the Sanderling Resort during the summer season, we offer Sunrise Yoga on the Beach, a great way to set the tone […]

Photo by Brooke Mayo We are spotlighting an employee that guests may not know we have, but is definitely worth chatting with while visiting. Elizabeth Davenport is our ever-loving, Adventure Concierge. You will find her next to our Front Desk recommending some of the best places to visit on the Outer Banks. Whether it’s food, […]

Chef Brian Riddle is the latest and greatest addition to our exquisite culinary team! Chef Riddle spent the last 33 years refining his culinary skills in high-volume 4 and 5 star properties, such as The Galt House Hotel and Suites in Louisville, Kentucky. His motto of “Keep it fresh, keep it local, keep it simple” is […]

Joining us in a new position as the Assistant Food and Beverage Director, Landry Brown spent the last 10 years at the Five Star and Five Diamond Inn at Little Washington as the dining room manager.  Trained at the Culinary Institute of America,  he was the executive chef at several North Carolina resorts and clubs, prior to […]

In this 12-part spotlight we will be highlighting one of our talented spa therapists who will be giving out helpful tips and product recommendations. Topic #1: Blushing Bride! Employee: Viviana Saenz Viviana loves the spa industry, allowing her to express her creative side, “it’s a perfect fit to who I am” she says. After moving from […]