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Cape Charles Beach

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Address: Bay Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310
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Beautiful and Quiet

This beach is in a quaint part of Cape Charles. The beach was just the type of beach that I prefer, quiet and clean. I'll definitely go again. Nice little shops there too!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
Terri H
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Gloucester, Virginia
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Gloucester, Virginia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This beach is in a quaint part of Cape Charles. The beach was just the type of beach that I prefer, quiet and clean. I'll definitely go again. Nice little shops there too!!

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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79 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Cape Charles Beach is a nice place to watch the sunset. Take beach chairs, or ignore the signs and sit on the rocks. Not crowded. Good for kids. Pretty sand. There is a nice Virginia "LOVE" art work at the south end, which is nice for photos.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Great for a very quiet and relaxing day. Chesapeake bay is so beautiful. Water was warm and clean, beach well manicured. Crowd mostly families, retired folk and newlyweds. Missed ocean waves, though.

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Hampton, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Great place to take a walk out to the Chesapeake Bay. Also a great place to use a dip net to catch Bay Crabs

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Aberdeen, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This appears to be a great beach if you have little ones. Flat sandy beach with small waves and shallow water quite a distance out. Looks like a good family beach. Wonderful for sunsets as it faces West.

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Clifton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Before this trip I had never even heard of Cape Charles, VA. They also have a great LOVE art piece that is fun to pose next to - just walk around the beach all the way to the left past the jetty and wooden structure/pier. The water is super shallow, clear and calm, the shells are abundant and the town... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

This place is really beautiful. Sand is super fine and white, there's a boardwalk where you can fish, watch osprey, or see the boats coming in and out of the harbor, and the beach is wide and pretty. Water is shallow and seems like it's typically calm, so great for families, and it's a short walk to the cute restaurants... More 

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Smithfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Great beach clean and very well taken care of. Very family friendly. Great location with an ice cream shop within walking distance.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

White sand and calm waters of the bay is the way to describe Cape Charles Beach. If you would like to have a relaxing day at the beach or have children and who enjoy playing in the sand and water, then this is the beach to come to.

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Lorton, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Shallow water-kids paradises. This is the 10th time in last 6 years, we had to come to Cape Charles beach. Love the shallow water to walk, cuddle with kids, swimming, kayaking, fishing and crabbing. Every time feels like this is the best sun set ever. And the best part is not crowded. Will coming back again and again. This time... More 

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