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Holden Beach

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Address: Ocean View Blvd, Holden Beach, NC
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Love, Love, Love the Beach Life

Holden Beach is a small fishing village on the intracoastal waterway in North Carolina. Our family rented two homes on the island from Hobbs Realty. Both were in excellent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Holden Beach is a small fishing village on the intracoastal waterway in North Carolina. Our family rented two homes on the island from Hobbs Realty. Both were in excellent condition and more than met our needs. The island, while busy in high travel season, is a sleepy get away that focuses on the sand and surf. Close enough to Wilmington... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

What are you looking for when you travel to the beach? If you are looking to spend many hours basking in the sun and a quite experience this is the place. There are few things to do on Holden Beach in the way of entertainment or eating out. Myrtle Beach and Wilmington are about an hour away if your looking... More 

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Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This was actually our first full vacation. We came here on the recommendation of a friend. We found the entire area to be warm and welcoming. From renting our house to all of the sites we visited and activities we did, it was a fantastic experience! The beaches are not crowded and very clean. The water was clear and warm.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Warm water, uncrowded beach, great location for day trips, what more could you ask for. The only down side is that if you don't stay in an oceanfront house it can be a ridiculously long walk to a beach access.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

If you're looking for a quiet, family beach--this is it. We played putt putt at Fantasy for only $5 each and enjoyed wonderful ice cream cones for only $4.50 with homemade waffle cones, the quaint little coffee shop at Fun Rentals is wonderful, there is a Food Lion just over the bridge, along with a CVS, the food lion is... More 

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Supply, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Holden Beach is a wonderful, small town place to spend a day or a week. The beach extends 6 miles to the east and west. At the east end, you can walk across the river at low tide onto the sand bars. Several restaurants offer good food, and the Sunday night summer concerts under the bridge are always fun.

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Crestline, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a great place if you are staying there. But there are no changing areas for the beach and there really is no where to change. We left and drove to another beach that had more amenities. I think if you were staying right there, it would be fabulous. But, for day trippers it would be better to go... More 

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King,NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Nice quiet beach, family friendly. Ate at Mermaids very good but limited menu. Music at Holden Bridge on Sunday evenings very good for children and adults. No motels but plenty of rentals on beach.

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Stevensville, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great family beach town. We spent a week in the 500 block OBW and it was awesome. The beach was clean and uncrowded. The people were very nice. There are several local restaurants and also a Food Lion and Walgreens very close by. Holden Beach Seafood also has fresh fish and shrimp that is reasonably priced. We thoroughly enjoyed our... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

A nice quiet beach community on the NC shore. There's not much to do there, except for the few local restaurants or teeshirt stores, but it has a great location at the intersection of the Lockwood Folly river and the Intercoastal Waterway.

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Address: Ocean View Blvd, Holden Beach, NC
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Holden Beach

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