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Cape Charles Beach

Bay Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310
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I LOVED it here!! This beach is a must see and a photo in the "LOVE" design is something you should... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2017
Newman Lake, Washington
via mobile
A relaxing beach with beautiful sunsets!

I LOVE coming to Cape Charles, VA. Such a quaint town. Nice relaxing beach. Never overcrowded... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2017
Covina, California
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“free parking” (13 reviews)
Bay Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310
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Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

I LOVED it here!! This beach is a must see and a photo in the "LOVE" design is something you should definitely do! I will definitely come back!

Thank jbowen13
Reviewed January 25, 2017

I LOVE coming to Cape Charles, VA. Such a quaint town. Nice relaxing beach. Never overcrowded. Can walk out yards and yards in low tide and see right down to your toes! The sunsets on this beach are to die for. Nothing like it! We...More

1  Thank Laura_Michele66
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Step back in time to locals, ice cream parlors, wide beaches and small town fun, fishing on pier, check it out for tournaments-fun for all ages- Sit on a bench watch the world go by and the sun set on the day!

2  Thank CRITIC1OF2
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

White sand beach is beautiful! Houses around beach are beautiful also. Lots of photo opportunities. We visited in winter so it wasn't crowded but I'm sure it is full of people in summer! Lots of statues and artwork scattered around beach and town, lovely place...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed December 12, 2016

You can see an awesome sunset from the end of the dock. Its Free! You can just walk out an watch boats sail by. Take a drink with you and enjoy the view.

Thank PappyLeary
Reviewed November 5, 2016

A sort walk from anywhere in Cape Charles the beautiful sand and peaceful serf make this an ideal beach for both young and old. Sincerely hope to return to this bucolic beach.

Thank Time-Out007
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Cape Charles Beach is one of the best beaches on the eastern shore and it is free to use. Also, fishing peir is free, no liscense needed.

Thank barbarabQ1131TK
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Cape Charles has a lot of history, some nice places to eat and shop, but not much else. One of it's redeeming qualities is it's pristine beach. Great for sunsets. Very clean.

Thank Lee5608
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Very pretty, well maintained beach. Bathrooms near the beach were clean and part of a eagle scout project.

Thank DMM284
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Very impressive fishing pier. Even more, the sand on this Chesapeake Bay beach was so soft and clean. Loved it!

Thank pinkbeachtraveler
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August 12, 2017|
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Response from savoystudio | Reviewed this property |
No fee! There is sometimes a problem with parking along the beach but as long as you are respectful of residents' driveways, there is not a problem using the side streets for parking. Lovely beach, especially for children... More
July 25, 2017|
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Response from Nurseviv24 | Reviewed this property |
Normally I only stop at the beach during the work week in the off season. It's usually clear and not crowded. I usually find parking along the side. The town isn't usually too busy. Compared to VA Bch/oceanfront it's... More
June 27, 2017|
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Response from lindadG6092IJ | Reviewed this property |
Cape Charles is a wonderful beach. But realize it is the 4th of July coming up so yes, there will definitely be lots of traffic!