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Address: Ocean View Blvd, Holden Beach, NC
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I grew up @ HB & it will always be my favorite beach around! It's clean & quite for the most part until summer.....then it gets a bit hopping which is ok.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Holden Beach, North Carolina
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Holden Beach, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up @ HB & it will always be my favorite beach around! It's clean & quite for the most part until summer.....then it gets a bit hopping which is ok.

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Thank Amanda R
Ohio
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have tried other places... Myrtle, Topsail, OBX.... and we just keep coming back to Holden! The beach is never super crowded. It is an ideal place for families. If you are looking for action, Holden is not for you. But if you like a relaxing vacation, give it a try. No fighting traffic to go out to dinner like... More 

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We were in Myrtle Beach for a spring golf trip and golfed some Wilmington area courses. We took a side trip to Holden Beach to check it out. This is a place I would like to visit again in the summer.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

The best home made ice cream ever! Hyoodge scoops.Definitely worth a special trip, or several special trips.

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Ellwood City, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

We've been coming to this beach for a number of years. If you're looking for a beach with lots of things to do and a bunch of restaurants, move on to Myrtle. If you want a beach WITHOUT hundreds of people in each direction, this is the place. We come every year and while there may be a few older... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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224 reviews
131 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Our family had a great vacation at Holden Beach this past week. This is our third time visiting here. I love that it is all rental houses and residences and no big hotels or condos. It makes it very quiet and not crowded and scenic. The beach is clean and beautiful. We even got to see baby sea turtles going... More 

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Thank aprilsumner
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35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

It was such a fun and beautiful place. The island allows for bike riding, swimming, tide pooling, kayaking, walking, a few bars and restaurants, and a lot of family fun. We had people from 1 to 85 years in our group and everyone had the time of their life.

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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Waters Edge condos are super. The weather in September is perfect. No crowds. Lots of great restaurants within a short drive.

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Thank Jim F
North Carolina
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We decided to go to Holden Beach for the Labor Day holiday. My wife and I spent 3 days on the beach and in the restaurants here. We had a very good quiet time. The traffic was a bit heavy but compared to the traffic we have seen at other beaches along the North and South Carolina coast this was... More 

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York, South Carolina
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50 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

We go here every year. It is the only beach with both a sunrise and a sunset as it faces south. Lots of both large houses and smaller ones. A price range for just about everyone

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