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Croatan Beach

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Great beach at the oceanfront

Not many people know about Croatan. It's in a neighborhood. If you go all the way down, they do... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Wonderful Beach

A lot of parking at the South End makes visiting here easy. The beach has life guards in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Virginia Beach, VA
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Reviewed yesterday

Not many people know about Croatan. It's in a neighborhood. If you go all the way down, they do have public parking. It offers very nice restroom and shower facilities.

Thank vbsunshine610
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lot of parking at the South End makes visiting here easy. The beach has life guards in the summer.

Thank LisaSmith703
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

My boys did a Surfing Camp at this beach. The beach was clean and there were plenty of lifeguards on duty. The downfall was that there were biting flies when the wind was blowing towards the ocean. I'm guessing it had something to do with...More

1  Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

If you are looking for a quiet beach away from the crowds, Croatan is a good place to go. Not many people know about it. It's serviced by a parking lot, but there aren't many commercial opportunities in the area. Also, it's not far from...More

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This is a small, lovely beach, when can get crowded, but can be quite private depending on when you go. The feeling is smaller like an island (that is not surrounded by water). If you are visiting or renting here, the walk to the beach...More

1  Thank 2FOODY2017
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Lots of surfers to watch! Free public restrooms and lifeguards-have to pay for parking-VB locals get discount

Thank joysprenkle
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a small beach, located within a very high-rent subdivision. As I remember, the beach is only ~ 1/10 mile wide with fences across the sand at both ends. It is served by a municipal parking lot which charges a nominal fee. There are...More

2  Thank MisterEd7
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We have family that lives right on the beach st Croatan beach The beach is well maintained and very pretty It's good for little kids cause the waves aren't to big

2  Thank loribean
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The sunrise this morning was breathtaking! We were the only ones on the beach. Beautiful fall morning!

Thank Laura Z
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I enjoy this beach because it isn't as crowded as First Street or the oceanfront. It has great restroom facilities and outdoor showers to rinse off the salt and sand. Plenty of ample parking is available.

Thank Alexander R
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Taylor R
27 June 2017|
Response from joysprenkle | Reviewed this property |
Yes I've seen locals walk their dogs there before-there are lifeguards there during day in summer