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Holden Beach

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Address: Ocean View Blvd, Holden Beach, NC
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Typically quiet family beach

Traffic awful on weekends , usually everything quietens back down once people get settled in . Some nice restaurants , a little pricey though.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Wilmington, NC USA
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Wilmington, NC USA
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122 reviews 122 reviews
15 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Traffic awful on weekends , usually everything quietens back down once people get settled in . Some nice restaurants , a little pricey though.

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North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I wanted to go on vacation to relax, not fight the crowds - and I wanted to go to the beach. Sounds almost impossible right? No - Holden Beach was the answer! Ooooh, it was so peaceful. My husband and I sun bathed, flew kites, played in the ocean, fished and spent some quality time together. Most of the people... More 

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

What an incredible beach community! We fell into this piece of paradise by chance at what couldn't have been a better time of year. Due to its southern facing beach front one is able to witness the majesty of both sunrise and sunset on the ocean. It's beauty is can not be described by mere words, you must feel it.... More 

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Pinebluff, NC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

If you rent a beach house with family this is the place to go. The beach is clean and family friendly. My whole bunch' ages 60-12 had fun for the whole week.

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Zanesville, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Holden Beach is just amazing. If you've never been there, you must visit! Shelling is great and very family friendly. Not crowded

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Off the beaten path, non commercial, with minimal tourist traffic!! A lovely beach to spend the day with family and friends. Dog friendly but only certain times of the year. No life guards. There is no public bath house. You will want to park in the limited public parking lots to avoid any parking tickets. There is some handicap parking... More 

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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Love this place! It is not filled with tourist traffic. It is laid back and we had plenty of room to ourselves. Now this beach is not watched by lifeguards so keep that in mind and be very careful. We walked the beach and found many shells which is something you don't always find on today's beaches. We will definitely... More 

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Ontario
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218 reviews 218 reviews
55 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We arrived late at night after driving 23 hours to get there to visit family.. I could not wait until morning to visit the beach. Almost midnight and we drove over to the beach ...Amazing!!! So dark the stars seemed to glimmer off the water...the moon with the stars and water.. Absolutely gorgeous! After a bit of sleep we did... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Strongly Recommend this beach if you are planning a family vacation or planning to rent a beach-house with a group of close friends. It is a beautiful non-commercial beach, with some entertainment facilities near-by such as mini-golf and good food.

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We made this a family vacation on one rental over the beach. The breaking waves were a music to my tired ears. The evening strolls ,watching the early morning sun rise gave us some unforgettable moments.I would recommend this place for it's tranquility.

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