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Kite event

Very nice - go early parking is tough !! 4 day event held every year rain or shine , never knew... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Chersh N
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A beach all to yourself!

While in April, & a chilly one at that, I appreciated having this beautiful sandy beach all to... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Very nice - go early parking is tough !! 4 day event held every year rain or shine , never knew the kites could be so big.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chersh N
Reviewed 30 September 2018

While in April, & a chilly one at that, I appreciated having this beautiful sandy beach all to myself several times, and under a pure blue sky it just doesn't get much better!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Moonshore
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We went in June, a beautiful beach that was not too crowded, lovely views. Would love to go back next year

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We’ve grown to loved this beach and most of LBI in general. The beaches are amazing and the town has great restaurants and hotels. Worth the drive.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael R
Reviewed 29 August 2018

There NO bathrooms anywhere near where we were. I guess there was one for the whole many miles of beach somewhere no where close to us. The beach was well maintained, life guards on duty, trash cans around to throw away trash. My biggest complaint...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Erin R
Reviewed 16 August 2018

If you've already been to other shore points in NJ, you're not missing much here. I will say, however, the beaches weren't overly crowded with "party people". Un-spectacular.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Such a wonderful beach! Just enough people. Staff is courteous as well as the people utilizing the beach. Collecting sea shells was so much fun! I really like this beach a lot and will return.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank deanodee96
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Staying in Manahawkin we came to this beach. Easy street parking (but it was pre-season). Clean beach

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JoAnne P
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Recently rated #4 out of 44 beaches in NJ! The beach is clean, wide and the sand is relatively soft compared to other beaches. The lifeguards are top notch and will even go into the water on boards if the currents are rough on a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank dawnmidnight
Reviewed 27 July 2018

This is an amazing stretch of beach. Sandy, clean and beautiful ocean water. Lifeguard areas are marked, as well as areas for surfers only. Love it here. Surf can be a bit rough at times, but still a great beach.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank witchcity2018
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11 July 2018|
Response from globedecker | Reviewed this property |
I threw footballs and softballs there last week with no lifeguard intervention...