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Holden Beach

Address: Ocean View Blvd, Holden Beach, NC
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is a small quaint little town. The beach was very peaceful and pleasant. There are several attractions nearby to enjoy with your family. It is definitely a place for relaxation.

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Holden Beach, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Ocean front rental right on the beach. Nothing beats listening to breaking waves as you fall asleep and waking to see the surf roll in through your bedroom window. Family beach is quiet without heavy traffic, loud neighbors, and crowded beach. Island is simply beautiful and homeowners, business owners, local government and visitors work hard to keep it that way.

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We made this trip with our large family including many younger children. This beach was perfect. It's a pretty flat beach, so when the tide goes down there is *a lot* of beach. Lots of room for sandcastles, digging, etc. And lots of solid sand to push a stroller on the beach when the tide was down. The waves were... More

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San Leandro, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Like stepping back in time. HB is quaint, charming, family oriented, and the beach is amazing. Almost sorry to see the place get "discovered" the crowds are hard on the beach. Too many people, cigarette butts, trash, etc.... But in the off season it is a wonderful place, like it used to be quiet and sleepy, with miles of shoreline... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Holden Beach is like beaches used to be when I was a child...calm, low key, wide wide beach, no high rises...beautiful and serene. Just the absolute best! Not as expensive as other beaches, either!!!! Shhhh!!!

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I liked the beach at Holden Beach a lot. There's lots of room to spread out because the sand area is very wide, compared to some of the other beaches along the Carolina coast that are struggling with beach erosion. Since it's a south facing beach, the waves are calmer and not as wild as some of the others. The... More

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Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The beach is very private with wonderful soft sand. The ocean is clear, although the waves can be pretty rough, the water is wonderful. Great for low key family vacations.

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Denton, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Went in August and March so both off seasons but beautiful each visit. Lovely beaches, great restaurants and a perfect getaway.

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Belmont, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Great beach for the family mom, dad and kids as well not like they'er over rated neighbors south of the border who have lost the meaning of family vacation. If you like some peace and quiet to go along with your vacation then this is the place for you

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East Bend, North Carolina
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59 reviews 59 reviews
13 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

A quiet fishing area. Great for Families. It is limited though for things to do, but it is great if your idea is to relax, fish, and not be bothered with traffic. Plus you can literally leave to go home and not feel as though you need to get a few extra jobs to pay for it. LOL It is... More

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