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Croatan Beach

Virginia Beach, VA (Northeast Virginia Beach)
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Type: Beaches
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- Sep 3, 2013
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English first
2 reviews
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012 via mobile

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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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

Lots of parking, clean restrooms and changing rooms.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012 via mobile

I've lived here for 26 years. I've put up with you scowling tourists, littering our beach, parking in our yards, tearing up hotel rooms, and not respecting our wild life. How do you know the teenagers walking around the strip are locals? Did it ever dawn on you that the unruly teens are unsupervised TOURISTS!!!! Do you really think the... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

This is a very crowded beach in the summer. It is where the local surfers go! It is in a very exclusive neighborhood and parking is pretty horrible.

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