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Ship Bottom Beach

Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ
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Candiac, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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341 reviews 341 reviews
98 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
6 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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201 attraction reviews
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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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Albany, New York
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96 reviews 96 reviews
48 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Of all the beaches I've been and spent the day hanging, swimming or just watching a sunrise I found it to be the best. Whoever maintains the beach does an excellent job in keeping it very clean and it remains so from dawn until dusk. It is great place to watch a sunrise and the best place to ride the... More

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