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Holden Beach

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Address: Ocean View Blvd, Holden Beach, NC
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Our favorite beach

We love Holden beach because it is so beautiful and tranquil. Very clean and great for shell collecting (very early morning). It was a little chilly during our most recent visit... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love Holden beach because it is so beautiful and tranquil. Very clean and great for shell collecting (very early morning). It was a little chilly during our most recent visit but we were dressed accordingly and enjoyed the beach almost to ourselves (only one other couple out early in the morning). Hope to return soon.

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Holden Beach, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great family beach. Located halfway between Wilmington,NC and Myrtle Beach,SC. About 35 miles each way. Very clean beach with great white sand. Everything you need is there without the hustle and bustle of the larger beaches?

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love Holden Beach, They are rejuvenating the beach right now (2/2017). The beach is so much bigger than before and after the hurricane. Lots of shells. Usually see dolphins in water. Great place to visit and stay.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Holden Beach is "The Family Beach" - Quiet - But really, not much to do. So if you need to be amused, stay away. If you want a beautiful quiet relaxing time, come and enjoy.

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Southport, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the honor of staying at a beach front home for 4 months last winter ( November through February). It was truly a wonderful experience! We often had the beach to ourselves or a few other people! On holidays-- when warm enough, more showed up! The beach is clean and beautiful! Hurricane Matthew did some damage and changed the... More 

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Elizabethton, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

I have been visiting Holden Beach for family reunion/vacation trips for many years now - unlike the hyper-developed Myrtle Beach about an hour away in South Carolina, Holden Beach has a small town vibe, clean beaches, and much wildlife (Holden Beach is also a sanctuary and safe environment for nesting sea turtles and hatchlings) that you can see in the... More 

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Efland, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

We loved not having all of the hotel/motel scenery, and the beautiful, relaxed atmosphere. The Turtle Watch staff were wonderful as they were at the nests each evening near our rental. Grocery close enough to be convenient, although I recommend not shopping Saturday at Food Lion when everyone just arriving is. Best beach for shells we've visited.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Great family vacation area. Secluded and private. Beaches very clean and good shells! No chain restaurants

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Supply, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

We moved here from the Northern Virginia area and do not miss the traffic and hectic fast-paced life of the Washington Metro area one bit. Average temperature of 56 degrees and almost zero percent chance of seeing snow make Brunswick County a delightful place to call home. And one still has the opportunity to enjoy all four seasons!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

We have come here for the past 17 years. It is quiet and not commercialized. We so enjoy it here. We typically rent houses and come with family. It's quiet and laid back.

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