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Address: Virginia Beach, VA

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Nice quiet beach

Went to this beach on Labor Day and it was not crowded at all so I'm really puzzled by the reviews that complain about lack of parking and crowded beach. Parking was mucho... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2013
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English first
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Located at the Croatan neighborhood. We stayed in a beach rental in that neighborhood. What a beautiful area! And the beach was not crowded, clean and very peaceful. So beautiful!!

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This beach was such a hit with our family last year we thought we would try it again the weekend of June 22, 2014. Great, close, inexpensive parking was available both mornings (after 10am). Bathhouses could have been cleaner (I have had cleaner experiences with the porta johns on the beach.) There was plenty of room on the beach and... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Tucked away in a very exclusive neighborhood, this beach has become very crowded with tourists. It is clean and pretty and still worth a visit to people watch. Park near the exit or getting out during a rush is hard. Near the Army base, water park and aquarium.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Went to this beach on Labor Day and it was not crowded at all so I'm really puzzled by the reviews that complain about lack of parking and crowded beach. Parking was mucho plentiful and if you can arrive before 10am it's...FREE ALL DAY! After 10am it'll cost you $5 unless you're a resident in which case you probably don't... More 

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Allentown PA
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Our hotel was right on Croatan Beach and we loved it. The sand is so soft and the water was beautiful. The beach is so clean and there are not a lot of sea shells to step on. Really nice.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Last weekend we decided to try this little beach near the resort area. Parking was plentiful and free before 10am and only $5 thereafter. Pets are allowed on the beach before 10am and after 6pm. A very nice and clean bath house was available with both inside and outside showers. The walk to the beach is short, however, the first... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Decided to go here and hang out instead of the main beach. Parking is really bad there are way to many people and the rips are worse here than on the main beach. DO not go here with kids.

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virginia beach
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

nice sandy beach with quiet views and relaxing atmosphere. family friendly, quaint and a great place to sunbathe in the open sea air.

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Virginia Beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

This little beach is tucked away behind the Croatan neighborhood of Virginia Beach. There is city parks entrance gate with parking attendant, bathrooms and showers. There is a minimal charge for city residents. There is a wooden walkout that goes close to the beach and lifeguard stations. There is a gated seperation on either side of the area. All in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

This year we rented a house near Croatan Beach. At first I thought I might be disappointed with the beach, I couldn't have been more wrong. The beach was ALOT less crowded than the main beach at Virginia Beach which was great. The beach was clean and the people were friendly! I would definitely go back to spend time on... More 

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Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach

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