A Destination for Every Occasion of the Year

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Thursday, October 11, 2018

After Labor Day passes and the summer crowds return home, the folks at the Sea Ranch Resort maintain their dedication to every individual stay in the fall, winter and spring, giving each guest their own custom vacation experience. If 55 years in the hotel business has taught the Sea Ranch anything, it’s that the vacation season continues long after summer. The downtime during the off-season enables the staff to take each visitor into consideration and assess the best way that they can go the extra mile to set every visit apart from one elsewhere. 

The gentle fall weather is wonderful for wedding season, and the Sea Ranch’s oceanfront hotel rooms offer views to match the memories. But memory making surpasses the setting as the team at the Sea Ranch creates a dream experience for each wedding. Those envisioning a beach wedding can exchange their I Do’s with their toes in the sand without even leaving the hotel premises. Then, take the wedding party inside to the Sea Ranch’s event room for the reception; they’ll set it to suit your fancy, whether that’s a full buffet or multi-course plated meal. The talented culinary team from the onsite restaurant, Beachside Bistro, has you covered with hors d’ouevres like petite crab cakes and entrees such as pepper-seared tender steak. Everything needed for the wedding is right there – no driving, directions or hassle required. 

As the weather turns cooler, winter welcomes the generations of family members who annually gather at the Sea Ranch for their holiday festivities. 

For many of the families visiting the Sea Ranch Resort, the hotel serves as a cherished landmark. People around the country choose the hotel for their holiday home to gather in and celebrate occasions. With custom menus and accommodations designed to meet the guests’ needs, the hotel’s crew takes care of the preparation and work so that guests can spend more quality time with family. Splash around in the indoor heated pool or play with board games in the lobby. For those in need of a little Me time, however, the stylish and comfortable rooms offer a nearby retreat. Guests can relax there with a movie on HBO or sip a cup of tea while admiring the expansive ocean views. 

While the holiday season only lasts a fraction of winter, the cheer and bustle remain at the Sea Ranch. Winter and spring are prime times for activities like charter fishing, duck hunting and golfing on the Outer Banks. This hotel treats those looking to cast their lines or spend time on the green with special packages when they book their stay. The hotel staff happily helps with planning and scheduling golfing and fishing activities. Whether you need recommendations of the Outer Banks golf courses, someone to schedule your tee time or a packed lunch from the bistro for an early morning fishing trip, the Sea Ranch Resort takes care of it for you. 

The resort isn’t a getaway solely for visitors. Beachside Bistro attracts quite a local following as well. It serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, and it regularly hosts live music from local acts during evening. Their oceanfront dining is made complete with a menu featuring their popular steamed shrimp and award-winning Cajun-roasted oysters. Those looking for outdoor seating or the experience of a beach picnic, without risking sand in their sandwich, will find their answer at the Bistro. Relax at the patio tables that lead directly onto the beach. 

With the Sea Ranch Resort’s commitment to each guest and unbeatable views, it’s no wonder why so many people choose this hotel for everything from special occasions to mini getaways. A testament to this quality is the visiting families who return to the Sea Ranch across generations, making it their traditional vacation destination. They know that the hotel’s personal touch will enhance any occasion. From weddings to overnight trips, the Sea Ranch Resort believes that every visit deserves significance and tailors an experience to match. 

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(252) 441-7126  |  1731 N Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills  |  searanchresort.com

About the Author Hannah Lee Leidy
Hannah Lee is a fiction and creative nonfiction writer living on the Outer Banks. She graduated from Kenyon College in Ohio with a degree in English Literature and Creative Writing. Traveling is her passion, but nowhere ever feels as much like home as the Outer Banks. When not planning her next trip or adventure, Hannah Lee loves aimless drives down the Beach Road, spending copious amounts of time in coffee shops and reading every short story collection she gets her hands on.