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The Sanderling Resort & Spa

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At a Glance

    Pros

  • on-site spa
  • natural surroundings
  • plush robes in every room

    Cons

  • DVD players and microwaves must be requested at the front desk

The Sanderling Resort & Spa Review

Located on a remote beach 5 mi north of Duck, the Sanderling is a fine place to be pampered, go swimming, or go for a stroll. The three resort buildings and five homes feature the mellow look of classic Carolina beach cottages with warm tones, wood furniture, and chenille lounge chairs. A 3-mi nature trail winds through the adjacent Pine Island Bird Sanctuary, and a partnership with Kitty Hawk Kites gives guests access to kayak tours, paddle boards, and other activities. The elegant, dinner-only Kimball's Kitchen restaurant ($$$$) has a wall of windows overlooking Currituck Sound. The resort-casual Lifesaving Station ($$–$$$), in a restored 1899 lifesaving station, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner and includes a second-floor lounge, No. 5 Bar.

    Hotel Details

  • 95 rooms, 5 homes.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 10-05-2012

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