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Ocean City Beach

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Address: 16 E. 9th Street., Ocean City, NJ 08226
Phone Number: 609-399-1412
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  • 5

I visit this beach every year and always have a relaxing peaceful time. It's great for people of all ages

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
amanda s
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25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visit this beach every year and always have a relaxing peaceful time. It's great for people of all ages

Thank amanda s
Ocean City NJ
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ive been to cancun where the beaches are white and chalky but there are boulders in the water which are very dangerous to swimmers, rafters, and surfers. Ive been to the Hamptons the sand is grainy, brown with alot of debri. Ocean city has soft sand and extremely clean beaches. I highly recommend these beaches for anyone, but especially families!

Thank Colette04
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shelly and unkept compared to other beaches in other states. Absurdly crowded in certain areas, particularly near the boardwalk and where rusting drainage pipes corral people close together. Better locations are past the boardwalk area, where there is more space and more quiet. The farther south the better.

Thank Kevin H
Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is the best of the best. Everything you want is here. Totally relaxing, clean, safe in every respect

Thank Frank P
Woodbine, New Jersey
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ocean City is a family fun experience. So much to do for all ages. Good restaurants, entertainment, & of course the beach & boards. Lots of shops, in town & on the boardwalk

Thank PamDragoniMeadow3242
Carmel, New York
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is excellent. It is clean and quiet. No one bothers you, no loud radios. The life guards keep everyone safe by always watching.

1 Thank jlo0212
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Long walk to the beach with a lot of stuff. Tip: grab a taxi, it's like $2 from the boardwalk to the beach.

Thank Mirella F
Baltimore, Maryland
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62 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

There was not a lot to do at Ocean City Beach for the kids but I did enjoy the water. I can't say that I will return again with my kids but perhaps I will come alone if I want a relaxing beach getaway.

Thank MissDivaDoll
New Jersey
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542 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

It is such a beautiful stretch of beach on a quiet Fall morning. The sun is just breathtaking on the shore line. It makes for a nice afternoon.

Thank jwatrel
Poughkeepsie, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

I thought that the beach at Ocean City was nice.It was clean.You easily found beach umbrellas and boogie boards to rent.Public restrooms were available near the beach.The actual area where you are allowed to swim is small.

Thank MTK372

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