Drenched in decades of tradition, this newly-remoded luxury resort comprising three multi-story buildings and five Carolina beach-style rental homes spreads over 16 quiet acres of Ocean-to-Sound property, five miles north of Duck. Walk through a nature trail in adjacent Pine Island Bird Sanctuary, or sign up for kayak tours, paddleboard lessons, and other activities through Kitty Hawk Kites....
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Also appeared in the Gold List in 2008, 2007
Amenities: Beach, Golf, Pool, Spa, Tennis, Water sports