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Holden Beach

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Address: Ocean View Blvd, Holden Beach, NC
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Holden Beach - A Small Beach Town

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
ElmerGantry
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Elizabethton, Tennessee
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Elizabethton, Tennessee
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 5 October 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 29 September 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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Buffalo, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Holden Beach has been the go to beach for my wife's family for decades and ever since we've been married, we have done the same. I have seen a large portion of the North Carolina coast and waterways including the OBX, but Holden Beach has something that feels just right. It's not over crowded, no high rises or big hotels.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

My grandparents started the family vacation here in the 60s. I remember going down the Magic Mountain waterslide as a kid and I loved being able to share it with my son. We love the relaxed family atmosphere, no big crowds, just a small island with just enough to do for a relaxing week. This year was the first time... More 

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Holden Beach, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

If your life is way too hectic and you're looking for a quiet place to get away from it all then Holden Beach might be just what you're looking for. Our family has come to this beach since I was a toddler and my folks retired here. Located halfway between Wilmington and Myrtle Beach, it's the kind of beach that... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a very laid back beautiful beach. It is so clean and the beach is big. Good restaurants on island and right over the bridge. We love this beach so much.

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Pickerington, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I have visited Holden Beach almost every year for the last 11 years. It has become a sort of tradition for us. It is the most relaxing beach I've ever been to. We rent a large oceanfront home, cook meals together, relax and play on the beach, go out to the local restaurants a few times. We... More 

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