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Ship Bottom Beach

Address: Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ
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Fort Pierce, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Long Beach Island- Ship Bottom is a great place to vacation. Bagel Eddie has great breakfast items and there is always a line going out the front door. The island in whole has a lot of entertainment to offer for all ages. If you go, you won't be disappointed.

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Candiac, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This beach is unreal ! Beautiful sand, a lot of people but not too crowdy since the beach is so big. However, we could not find a washroom or shower on the beach which is sad for this quality of beach. The ask us to pay to get entrance to the beach but half the service. I guess they have... More 

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New Milford, NJ
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Love the beach in Ship Bottom, LBI. It is a large beach that is clean and people don't have to sit on top of each other.

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Kearny, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The beach was only a block away and it was very clean and not overly crowded. They have plenty of lifeguards on duty.

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I used to spend every summer at Ship Bottom Beach and then moved too far to return but now that I am back in NJ I went to visit again with my family and oh boy what a nice family beach with lovely people and mostly locals. This beach has a good access and public restrooms which is great specially... More 

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Clark, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I've been going to the Ship Bottom beach at 4th Street for over 30 years.....it's a great family beach and we see the same faces every year. The beach has changed over the years.....seems to be bigger this year. Never super crowded except on holidays.

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Ship Bottom, New Jersey
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379 reviews 379 reviews
105 attraction reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Ship Bottom has public restrooms, good beach access for handicapped individuals. Excellent lifeguards [10-5 daily from end of June through end of September]. Excellent bay beach. Unlike Surf City you can actually have fun on the beach. Nice sandbars, surfing beaches. Beach badges required during season during guarded hours.

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Barnegat, New Jersey
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55 reviews 55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Ship Bottom and the rest of Long Beach Island (LBI) have the best beaches in New Jersey. LBI is a great summer resort for any family with much to do. I have seen all the major beaches on the east and west coast, visited many caribbean islands and believe me you won't find nicer beaches and better restaurants than exist... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

LBI is a relative quiet summer spot. The beaches are well kept. I go every summer along with 12 friends and spend the weekend. Usually a few of us go to the beach in the late afternoon. I am a beach person, I love to swim in the ocean. We all go and have wine and cheese to toast the... More 

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Ship Bottom, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Ship Bottom is the best location on LBI. Beaches are clean, sand is beautiful, water is clean. We love it!

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