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Holden Beach

Ocean View Blvd, Holden Beach, NC
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Quaint area

We visited for a day, first time i had been here in years. Of course there were changes but I loved... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sandra D
Asheboro, North Carolina
via mobile

Quaint and quiet little town at least when the tourists are gone. Nice area. Clean and more... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Longs, South Carolina
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  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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“family beach” (33 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (18 reviews)
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Ocean View Blvd, Holden Beach, NC
Ocean View Blvd, Holden Beach, NC
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for a day, first time i had been here in years. Of course there were changes but I loved the way it still is an area that is about being at the beach, not about shopping or going to shows or concerts. There...More

1  Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Quaint and quiet little town at least when the tourists are gone. Nice area. Clean and more aesthetically appealing than Myrtle Beach’s Grand Strand. Unfortunately many places were closed for the season.

Thank AnneMarie704
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful quiet family beach. Safe and clean. Great distance to both Wilmington and Myrtle Beach. A couple of decent restaurants and a grocery story across the bridge. I have a house there, so I visit frequently.

1  Thank Jennerwein1
Reviewed 17 September 2017

it's true that they roll up the sidewalks at dark here. most folks wouldn't have it any other way. we usually stay in a canal home and are able to dock the boats right behind the house. other prefer the beach and enjoy one of...More

Thank Bbqman3341
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Moldy, damp 1st floor with dungeon feel and some roach activity,mobile window air conditioning unit; 2nd floor had no kitchen pantry to store food, no closets in bedrooms, no televisions in bedrooms. Kitchen and dining area very tight, bedrooms and bathrooms very very small. You...More

Thank maymichelle
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Been visiting here each year for 30 years, renting a different house each year. Have never had a bad experience. Houses are usually well kept and clean. Only a couple of small condos on the island and no motels, which keeps the density of people...More

Thank J1a2c3k
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Very beautiful, well-kept beach area. The houses in this community are gorgeous and colorful. It's quiet because everyone renting these houses are hanging at the beach most of the time. The beach area is nice and clean. The ocean is breath-taking. The streets are flat,...More

Thank Educatdhorses
Reviewed 10 August 2017

It is a nice quiet beach town. A great place to watch the boats and birds. The beach has little holes with water in them for the kids to play in.

Thank Keith G
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I just love the NC barrier islands! Soft sand, lots of sea shells, natural sand dunes, plenty of waves, and best of all - no crowds. I visited here late June and again late July, and found lots of room to roam both times. Most...More

Thank mdFoxes
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

The beach and city is clean family friendly. This is our second year. There is not much of a crowd so finding a spot on the beach is easy. It's great for smaller kids as the water stays waist deep for pretty far out. Renting...More

1  Thank Amanda S
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Laura C
4 August 2017|
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Response from markfarner58 | Reviewed this property |
Holden is pretty similar to Ocean Isle Beach. I never wear sand shoes, but my wife always does. If you think you need them at OIB you should plan on needing them at Holden, too.
Laura C
4 August 2017|
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Response from MaryLTRN | Reviewed this property |
It's pretty shelly. I wore water shoes on the beach. The plus side is some amazing shells. We found conch shells almost every day and the find of the week was a fossilized sand dollar. No pieces of eight... More
Karl M
15 July 2017|
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Response from MaryLTRN | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, didn't go there.