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Croatan Beach, Virginia Beach

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  • Croatan Beach is tucked away unless your not a local you probably wont find it. During the week its nice a quite . Weekends its pretty busy . They also do surfing .  more »
  • Parking is kinda hard to find. But if you want to forgo the usual crowded beach. This is the place to go for sure  more »
  • Actually its awesome, best beach ever, just trying to keep it local. Everyone is super friendly and you can drive/drink/ cookout/ basically do whatever you want on this beach. Not too crowded and hope...  more »
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  • Great beach for getting away from crowds. First part of beach for surfers, so bit of a walk through sand to reach swimmers beach. Restrooms and outdoor showers. Paid parking.
  • Croatan beach is a hidden gem! If a friend hadn't told me about this beach, I wouldn't have known it was here! There are no signs that indicate it's location and you cannot see the beach or the parking lot from the main road. All day parking costs $5.00, unless you reside in Virginia Beach, then it's only $3.00. The lot has plenty of room and wasn't even half full on the day we visited. According to posted signs, the parking lot closes at 8:00 PM and vehicles remaining in the lot will be towed. There is a public bathroom and showers/spigots for rinsing off as well as a walk way to the beach. The beach is divided into a surfing side and a swimming side and there is a life guard on duty. There aren't any food vendors or shops, which is why I love it here! That being said, if you are planning to stay a while, be sure to bring your sunscreen and cooler. This is a beautiful place to spend the day catching waves or laying out in the sun & reading a book without falling over all the tourists. Love this beach!!!
  • Great local beach. There's not much to do there like there is at the oceanfront, but it's not as crowded.
  • Been surfing there since I was a teen. Although it has changed quite bit, I still love it all the same.
  • Closed on another beautiful beach home Croatan is an awesome place to live
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