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Clean, sparkling water, and plenty of room for everyone. The beaches of Cape May provide a... read more

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Very clean but....

Beach ticketing staff was rude and lacked any personality. Thankfully our time dealing with her was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed yesterday

Clean, sparkling water, and plenty of room for everyone. The beaches of Cape May provide a wonderful place for sitting, sunning, swimming, and walking. Lots of amenities including clean and free restrooms. Many hotels line the beach so one need not walk more than a...More

Thank kls925
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beach ticketing staff was rude and lacked any personality. Thankfully our time dealing with her was brief and once we were on the beach all was forgiven

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 5 days ago

The beach was ok, normal beach but not straight. There were several places that jutted out one had to walk around. The beach was jammed, wall to wall people. I like that NJ sweeps their beaches at night, so I don't mind paying, but $6...More

Thank bbg130
Reviewed 5 days ago

I love The beaches of Cape May. They seem more natural than other shore points, with migrating birds and dolphins that pass by every few hours or so, You can walk to the lighhouse and the bird sanctuary is simply awesome. Give you a real...More

Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay at La Mer so we go to the beach across the street. The beach is clean, and never really crowded when we go in September. There is a wooden pathway that leads to the sand. There is a restroom about a tenth of...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 1 week ago

only surprise was that one has to pay USD 6/ person/ day to access the beaches between Memorial and Labor day.

Thank meckioi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is expansive sand at Cape May beaches and it was not overly crowded. Beach tags are available for 1 day, 3 days, 1 week or season tickets.

Thank nancydkgarden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great beaches in CM even though a beach tag is required. Easy access to restrooms and restaurants. Beach patrol is professional and alert.

Thank wawachalfont_pa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always fun to be at the beach and Cape May is a rare treat. Beaches are clean and fun to spend the day on. Group of 6 friends staying in town for the week and enjoying time away from the real world. Sand area is...More

Thank JamieJW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved being on the beach for Labor day. Clean and great weather. We had chairs from the place we stayed at with our own beach umbrella.

Thank Dawn E
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June 25, 2018|
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Response from TIMOTHY O | Reviewed this property |
Any of them is good, I think.
June 12, 2018|
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Response from Justin W | Reviewed this property |
There are going to be waves on any beach on the East Coast. That is the reality of Mother Nature. But, the waves I found smaller on Sunset Beach, which is in the bay as opposed to the Coastline. Sunset Beach is in West Cape... More
October 7, 2017|
Response from Loveagoodmeal | Reviewed this property |
The beaches do not close in the off season. They are not guarded so you are on your own for safety.