Sanderling Resort

1461 Duck Road, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Sanderling Resort

Sanderling Resort is a full service wedding venue located in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. This breathtaking resort offers a beautiful beachfront backdrop for your wedding. The atmosphere of this enchanting venue will make any couple feel like they are having a memorable affair. The venue, being beachfront, offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean sure delight all of your guests. Offering both friendly service and a simple but elegant atmosphere, Sanderling Resort is the perfect place for your big day.

Cuisine

Sanderling resort offers outside carters. They are willing to work closely with the caterer of your choice to ensure that everything in terms of food and drink is perfectly taken care of. They also offer an in-house bar.

Facilities and Capacity

Sanderling Resort provides you with you the gorgeous ocean views and the Event Lawn, one of their five event spaces, offers more seating. The Soundside Pavilion offers an private gazebo and unforgettable sunsets, making it a popular reception location that can accommodate 65 people and up to 180 people with additional tenting. There is also an outside deck that offers great sound views. The Event House & Deck, perfect for more intimate receptions holds 15-100 people, and is a great inside/outside space with a private fire pit. Smaller spaces are also available for 20-50 people, which is ideal for a bridal suit or rehearsal dinner.

Services Offered

Sanderling Resort offers a plethora of services sure to put your mind at ease on your big day. They offer to serve you with everything from the bridal suite to the reception, The team of skilled professionals at Duck Woods always have your best interests in mind and are willing to cater to your every whim to make your big day perfect. Additional services include:

  • Accommodations
  • Event Planning
  • Event Rentals
  • In-House Bar
  • In-House Catering
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Set Up
  • Wireless Internet

Accommodations

Sanderling Resort provides its guests with excellent accommodations. Considering that the venue itself is a resort, they can certainly accommodate the lodging for you and your guests. They are also very accommodating when it comes to parking and wheelchair services. With its elegant atmosphere and top-notch service, Sanderling Resort is the perfect choice for your big day.

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190 Reviews for Sanderling Resort

Recommended by 99% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 5.0

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  • Arianna

    Arianna Mentzer · Married on 10/03/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    A Dream Come True

    I have always wanted a beach wedding and when my now-husband recommended the Outer Banks, I found the Sanderling Resort. We visited the resort and felt so welcomed by the wedding team. We went with the Event House elopement package, which included a beer canoe and s'mores by the firepit! Over the course of planning, our original Sanderling wedding planner left and Kristen Allen took over. Kristen was able to take over seamlessly and made sure that we had everything we wanted for the big day. We never had to worry because she made sure every detail was perfect! Even when we had to make some last minute changes to the reception due to the unusual amount of bugs outside, she kept us informed and relaxed for our special day. Surprisingly, the bugs stayed away that night and we could enjoy the outdoors and firepit! I couldn't imagine having our wedding anywhere else or with any other planner!

    Sent on 10/17/2019

    Sanderling Resort's reply:

    It was our honor to host your special day! We wish you happiness and love for all the years and hope you are able to return to the Sanderling on an anniversary.
  • Paisley

    Paisley · Married on 09/20/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
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    • Responsiveness:
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    Amazing Wedding Experience-Start to Finish!

    I cannot recommend the Sanderling Resort enough. We fell in love with the property as soon as we pulled up, I think my husbands words were "now, this is what I'm talking about". We met with Debbie and instantly clicked with her and loved everything she was sharing about the property. It was clear that there were many options to meet all kinds of budgets and sizes and Debbie was going to be there every step of the way. Planning a wedding from afar can be really challenging so I LOVED the fact that Debbie was onsite and able to help coordinate vendors and that the Sanderling was a number of the largest vendors all in one: caterer, linens, tables/chairs & bar. Which meant that I didn't need to find *too* many more vendors to complete my day. Having a day of coordinator included in the package price was also a HUGE selling factor to me.

    The Sanderling has a great preferred vendor list, they had a million linen colors to choose from, many of the 'extras' that you may want but again can all coordinate through them. We wanted a few special options at the bar, (beer & wine that were not on their list) & Debbie worked with the Bar Manager to ensure that we could have what we wanted on our day. She did a fantastic job walking me through the budget & helping me make decisions to stay within the budget, I never felt pressured to increase what we wanted to spend. Debbie was EXTREMELY responsive, again something you really want when you are planning your wedding from far away, she was always easy to get ahold of via email and willing to pop on the phone for a more in depth phone call.

    I've seen so many brides STRESS about the day of schedule and the coordination of all of the vendors and I did not have one ounce of stress about this process. Debbie handled all of it, asked for my opinions but created our timeline based on her experiences and had everything ready to go. My bridal party was a little rowdy, to say the least, & Debbie handled them like a pro, keeping everyone on task & on schedule.

    I received endless compliments about our food, the service, Debbie, the venue etc. and having our big day at the Sanderling was everything we could have dreamed of. 10 out of 10 experience and I will always recommend them & Debbie, to anyone looking to get married in the Outer Banks!

    Sent on 11/18/2019

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Sanderling Resort FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 1000.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 1000.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    6
  • Describe your venue:
    Beach
    Resort
    Restaurant
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Accommodations
    Bar Services
    Catering Services
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Audio Equipment
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    April
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    November
    December

Professional Network & Endorsements

12 Endorsements

  • SOULone Wedding Bands

    The Sanderling has it all for the perfect upscale beach wedding. My band has played at several events there and we are always amazed at how perfect the set up is. If you're looking to put your feet on the sand during your ceremony and be only footsteps away from a very comfortable, accommodating setting to entertain your guests, this is one of the best options for you on the Outer Banks. Also, not to mention, their wedding planners on staff are wonderful to work with. 5-stars!

  • Sugar Snap Events Wedding Planners

    The Sanderling.....what a perfect location for your special event! A beautiful property capturing the natural beauty of the Outer Banks, a team of dedicated and professional individuals who will work with you to bring all of the details together, and chefs that create delicious and eye catching delights that will leave you and your guests wanting more. We love them.

  • Holiday House Weddings and Events Wedding Florists

    We love to work with Wendy and Jessica both are amazing to work with and are super professional. The Sanderling Resort and Spa are the dream event location on the OBX!!!

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