North Carolina’s Outer Banks Has a Stylish New Resort

Hatteras Island, one of many barrier islands within the beloved Outer Banks coastal area of North Carolina, is thought for its breathtaking seashores and storied maritime legacy, however much less so for its fashion, trendiness, or vogue.

However that will change on June 15, when boutique lodge Edgecamp Pamlico Station opens its doorways to company. It has a good likelihood to raise the vacation spot’s vogue cred because of a design by the one and solely Jonathan Adler, who was taken with the world’s pure magnificence.

“The primary time I visited Pamlico Station, I used to be in awe of the panorama,” Adler informed Journey + Leisure. “The lodge sits alongside one of many largest preserved parcels of the Outer Banks’ shoreline, and if you’re there, you might be surrounded by the blue of the sky, the yellow of the solar, and the white of the clouds. I used to be instantly drawn to the venture upon visiting it and knew I wished to create one thing that was not like the rest within the Outer Banks.”

Gieves Anderson/Couretsy of Edgecamp

Adler had full design reign over the 14 lodging of the all-suite lodge (from $475 per evening), together with decor and furnishings. Every spacious suite has a front room, eating space, fully-equipped kitchen, and bed room.

“I consider Mom Nature is the world’s greatest designer, so the mind-blowing nature surrounding Pamlico Station was the preliminary inspiration,” Adler stated. “From there we thought-about different glamorous beachside locales just like the Italian and French Rivieras within the ’50s and ’60s, in addition to the strong kitesurfing group within the Outer Banks.”

This resulted in particulars like laminated oak cabinetry, cream-colored boucle eating chairs and navy blue tiles within the kitchen; ochre and white striped tiled loos with vivid inexperienced round mirrors; orange wood-burning hanging fireplaces and teal couches within the residing space; and curvy mattress frames with fluffy faux-fur rugs within the bed room. Adler’s ceramics are used all through.

“We utilized a impartial palette with pops of greens and blues, attention-grabbing supplies like mohair and bouclé, and combined brass with black metals for a luxe but grounded really feel,” Adler defined. “The rooms additionally function ceramic tile artwork (I’m in the beginning a potter), artwork by Slim Aarons, Lord Bodner, and C. Jeré, in addition to customized Peruvian flatweave tapestries that I believe are notably groovy. The ultimate contact? Malm fireplaces for cozy heat.” 

Proprietor Richard Fertig knew the world deserved a hospitality model to match its spectacular outside choices. Earlier than Edgecamp got here alongside, Hatteras Island solely had midrange and funds inns, motels, and trip rental houses with basic coastal decor. The handful of luxurious properties within the larger Outer Banks area stay very conventional. 

“There’s nothing else like this within the Outer Banks,” stated Fertig. “Our objective was to create a really distinctive hospitality expertise — one which’s luxurious and high-end, but nonetheless embodies the laid-back, adventurous spirit that makes this place so particular.”

Gieves Anderson/Couretsy of Edgecamp

To that finish, the lodge has a concierge to help with water sport leases and classes (the Outer Banks are recognized for kite browsing specifically and Fertig states it as certainly one of his important inspirations for the property), dune buggy adventures, biking, in addition to kitchen stocking and a non-public chef. The property additionally contains a wellness middle geared up with saunas, chilly plunges, and a sizzling tub. In-room massages could be scheduled. 

Nonetheless to return within the subsequent yr would be the adjoining Edgecamp Sporting Membership, an added amenity for lodge company and membership members the place they’ll get pleasure from waterfront eating, a kiteboarding membership, pool entry, and extra.

Edgecamp Pamlico Station is barely the primary of a number of Edgecamp properties deliberate for the longer term, together with areas within the Hamptons; Nosara, Costa Rica; Palm Seaside; and Palm Springs.

“The Edgecamp model is all about design-inspired areas that open the door to world-class sports activities and journey,” Fertig stated. “We’re huge on wellness, relaxation, and restoration as a result of we all know they’re important for creating these joyful, lasting reminiscences.”

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