North Carolina long has been known for its mountain resorts. But several hundred miles to the east, beach resorts in North Carolina also offer a mix of hospitality and amazing views. The 300 miles of coastline lined with barrier islands, stretches from the Outer Banks to Bald Head Island. Whether you're a golfer, fan of spa services, or just looking for a vacation wrapped in luxury, there is a resort just for you along the beach.
When looking for a North Carolina Beach Resort in the Outer Banks, consider the Sanderling Resort (pictured). Its collection of low-rise buildings with cedar shingles designed to look like traditional coastal buildings, but housing a sophisticated set of services. Guests enjoying the spa and fitness center also are treated to fantastic views of the water. The refurbished and well-appointed guestrooms and suites are scattered throughout three inns and five ocean-side villas at this provider for luxury lodging in North Carolina. The rooms are decorated with wildlife art and feature private porches and plush robes.
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Perched between the Atlantic Ocean and the Currituck Sound in the town of Duck, the resort is located on Bodie Island. The Pine Island Audubon Sanctuary is a short walk away, and the other communities of the Outer Banks, including Rodanthe, Kitty Hawk, and Roanoke Island, are all easy to reach from the Sanderling Resort.
At the southernmost point of the coast, you'll find Sunset Beach, a tiny island just three miles in length and home to a fine choice for luxury beach lodging in North Carolina. Sea Trail Resort offers a mix of vacation villas and condos, all with large living rooms, full kitchens, and plenty of places to stretch out. No matter which room is reserved, guests have access to a full slate of activities and amenities, including a full-service restaurant, children's activities, fitness centers, and 54 holes of golf. This North Carolina beach hotel is also within steps the beach, bike rentals, horseback riding trails, and many other seaside favorites.
Golfers also are featured guests at another North Carolina Beach Resort, Beau Rivage. Located in Wilmington, the biggest city along the coast, the golfer's paradise includes villas just steps from the green, free wireless Internet, and stay-and-play packages. You'll also have the chance to strengthen your skills with lessons, the putting green, and driving range, all found at this provider of luxury beach lodging in North Carolina. Downtown Wilmington, the beaches, and the Cape Fear Riverwalk are just minutes away.
Beach resorts in North Carolina are also found along the Crystal Coast, the southern tip of the Outer Banks, including Beaufort, Cape Lookout, and Atlantic Beach. The Ocean Club Spa in neighboring Indian Beach is a fine place to relax and soak away the cares of the everyday. In addition to the exhilaration of being away from home and the fresh ocean air, this North Carolina beach resort has a menu of spa services that will rejuvenate both the mind and body. The spa is just one of the offerings of the Ocean Club Resort. Its well-stocked villas feature ocean views, fully equipped kitchens, and multiple bedrooms. In addition to the spa treatments, guests can for a dip in the pool, enjoy fine dining, play tennis, use the fishing pier, watch the sun set, and play on the sugar-sand beaches just steps from their luxury beach lodging in North Carolina.
With mild weather throughout the year, many of the beach resorts in North Carolina don't shut down for the winter season. So if you're looking for a getaway for the holidays or one during the height of summer, you won't have to worry about off-season closures. And the nice weather means you won't