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Outer Banks: Sanderling


The communities of Sanderling and Palmer’s Island are centered on the decommissioned Caffey’s Inlet Life Saving Station which now houses the Sanderling Inn Restaurant. This lovely area, abounding in vegetation is a dedicated bird sanctuary. Along with the quiet natural beauty, wildlife enthusiasts will delight in the nature trails for bird watching and fresh-air adventures!


Sanderling Community Amenities

  • Nature/ Walking Trails
  • 12 Beach Accesses (2 on Station Bay Dr, 2 on Martin Ln, 1 on Vireo Way, 1 on Waxwing Ln, 1 on Waxwing Ct, 1 on Blue Heron Ln, 1 on Pelican Way , 1 on Shearwater Way and 2 located on Skimmer Way)


Sanderling Inn Health Club Facility

Some homes offer community privileges at the Sanderling Inn Health Club, please see the individual house page to see if this is included in your rental.  (Sanderling rules and regulations apply; guests must be 18 or older to use the health club facility)

  • Soundfront Outdoor Pool with Kiddie Pool (open from mid-May through late-September)
  • Tennis Courts (available at a nominal fee per day/week)


Sanderling Community Restrictions

  • Motor bikes, ATVs and motor homes/campers are prohibited and may not be parked or stored in the community.
  • Jet skis and wave runners may not be used, operated, launched, retrieved, tied up at any dock, moored in the sound or ocean, parked or stored anywhere in the community.


Additional Amenities

Pine Island Racquet & Fitness Center  – Usage FEE for family: *$45/day or $125/week (per person and per couple rates also available – *price subject to change), call 252-453-8525 for more information.

(June to August: 7am to 8pm weekdays / 7:30 am to 6pm weekends – September to May: 8am to 8pm weekdays / 8am to 5pm weekends)

    • 3 Climate Controlled Cushioned Indoor Tennis Courts
    • 2 Clay Outdoor Tennis Courts (available May through November)
    • Fully Equipped Fitness Center with Cardio and Training Equipment
    • Locker Rooms and Showers
    • Access to 2.5 mile self-guided Audobon Nature Trail
    • Tennis Lessons (Additional Fee)

Book a Sanderling Rental for an Unforgettable Outer Banks Getaway

The team at Brindley Beach Vacations and Sales is here to partner with you when you’re searching for that ideal vacation rental in the Outer Banks. We put our vast experience and ever-growing portfolio to work for you when it comes to finding a property that brings the quality, comfort, and luxury you’ve been looking for. Contact us at 877-642-3224 to start planning your next adventure and to book your Sanderling rental today!


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Covid-19 – Community Amenities/ Restaurants/ Non-Essential Businesses

Community amenities, restaurants, gyms, etc. that are usually available to you on vacation may not be open during your stay. Brindley Beach Vacations cannot guarantee nor do we have control over the availability of these businesses.


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