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Cape Charles Beach

Bay Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310
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What a beautiful beach! We had no intentions of going to the beach but were looking for gift... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Chesapeake, Virginia
via mobile
beautiful and relaxing

The beaches are lovely and not overcrowded. Even though there were a good many people on the... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Petersburg, Virginia
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“shallow water” (17 reviews)
“free parking” (13 reviews)
Bay Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful beach! We had no intentions of going to the beach but were looking for gift shops and ended up at the beach. Didn't have time to go but on our return trip I took the children 9 & 13 out on the...More

1  Thank JenniferSenior
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The beaches are lovely and not overcrowded. Even though there were a good many people on the beach, it wasn't overcrowded. I like that there is no driving on the beach and there is a restroom a short walk down the beach. It is also...More

2  Thank regeniagrubbs
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

For labor day on the eastern shore, I do not think it can get much better than this. One set of bathrooms is better than nothing. Clean beaches. Nice sand dunes. People seemed nice. Cap Charles itself is quite cute. Overall it's a great beach.

1  Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This was a nice beach to visit with lots of parking around it. The town was really neat to see the stores and the homes.

Thank Debbykentucky
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Very soft sand AND near a walkable town. This clean beach has a bathroom, fishing pier, playground, shallow water with no waves on the bay, great for kids who love to play for hours and parents can relax BC their is no under tow.

Thank D L
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Cape Charles and its beach is absolutely adorable. We immediately wanted to spend some time there and look around in this little lovely town. The beach is clean and the water was warm yet still refreshing. The sunset over the beach is incredible! Check out...More

1  Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This was the best time I have had at the beach since moving here from CA. It was very peaceful. There were not a lot of people. We just sat and enjoyed the atmosphere. My daughter the water. Looking forward to returning again.

Thank kaynel
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

The water is warm & shallow with very little wave action. Perfect for little ones! Our teenagers were looking for a bit more wave action though. Lol!

Thank midhudsonvalley
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The public and nice sandy beach offers lots of space. The water (in summer I guess) is nice and even warm. The sea is shallow for hundreds of feet, ideal for games and safe for children. Loved it.

Thank kleinrichard
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Beach was really nice. Kids had a great time playing in the water and building sand structures (not necessarily castles 😏). The pier was really nice for fishing. We all had an amazing time--even the dog!!!

Thank Toshiba B
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Nearby Attractions
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.82 km away
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Janice I
24 October 2017|
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Response from michellemM3971OX | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The oyster farm at kings creek have places to stay as well. It is expensive, they have a marina and restaurant on site. Not a big town with lots to do,but there are charter boats found on-line that do sunset cruise with... More
13 August 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
26 July 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