The Outer Banks

Hotels in The Outer Banks

The spacious, gabled rooms invite lingering for long, lazy mornings. The Lighthouse Suite includes a private fourth-floor cupola, with a wet bar and panoramic water views.

Survey the seas from your private upper deck. The wood-paneled, privately owned cottages have killer views and plenty of room for families.

The Sanderling Resort is the only full service resort in North Carolina’s Outer Banks, one of the country’s best coastlines for sand dunes, secluded beaches, and waterfront wildlife.

The shallow waters of the Outer Banks are invitingly warm in summertime, and the 12-room Inn on Pamlico Sound offers guests several means of enjoying them: kayaks and fishing poles are free to borrow, while kite- and wakeboarding instructors can meet you at the inn's dock.

Located just 500 feet from one of the area’s most pristine strands is this 1950 beach chalet. In the morning, owner Cathy Moir serves up her signature “eggs rarebit”—a toasted English muffin topped with a poached egg, Swiss cheese, and diced ham.

A short walk from Manteo’s downtown dock, the homey saltbox-style B&B has rooms reminiscent of Grandma’s.