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“Most relaxing vacation ever!”
Review of Holden Beach

Holden Beach
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Reviewed September 27, 2013

I vacationed at Holden Beach with family & friends in June 2013. This was my first visit. When you drive across the bridge and reach the top, the view is breath-taking! There were 11 of us, and we rented an ocean-front beach house. It was very roomy and comfortable. We had our own spot on the beach, not crowded at all. There aren't tons of shops/restaurants, so if you're looking for excitement ...... go somewhere else. But, if you're looking for relaxation, family time, enjoying nature ..... Holden Beach can't be beat! Holden is a great town for biking/walking. Wish I'd had more time to explore the sea turtles and learn more about them. We drove to Wilmington one day, had a great lunch and toured the battleship. We traveled to Myrtle Beach another day for shopping, Ripley's Aquarium, etc. Actually, there are some very neat & unique shops in Holden Beach that I didn't discover until the last evening before we left. Wish I had explored these shops earlier in the week! I will definitely be returning to this awesome little town!!

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Reviewed September 21, 2013

Very clean beach end to end,very family friendly ,laid back ,main road in had a good flow not the stop and go as some of the other beach's to the south of Holden

Thank Julian P
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Reviewed September 13, 2013

Great family beach. Almost all residential with very little commercial (a couple of stores and 3 restaurants) on the island. Wide beaches and not so crowded even in high season.

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Reviewed August 28, 2013

I've been to several beaches up and down the east coast, from Delaware to Florida. Holden Beach is BY FAR the BEST beach I have EVER been to. We rented a beach house on the oceanfront, and it was worth every penny. There are rentals to accommodate all families and all wallets! A short drive to North Myrtle and Wilmington, so the action can be found, if that's what you want. You want a family-friendly, relaxed, clean, beautiful, non-crowded beach? This one is for you! Can't wait to make the reservations for the next trip!!

1  Thank TM1023
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Reviewed August 27, 2013

A fantastic, laid back beach vacation. a perfect place if you like to swim, ride waves, fish, and takes walks on the beach. An east coast "gem".

Thank larrycon
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