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Ocean City Beach

16 E 9th St, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3444
+1 609-399-1412
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Family Friendly New Jersey Beach

We were there the last day in April and it was breezy and rather cool. The nearly empty beach made... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2016
Gary C
Great clean beach.

Ocean City has over 7 miles of ocean beach. The beaches have fine, near white, clean sand. The... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2016
Ocean City, New Jersey
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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16 E 9th St, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3444
+1 609-399-1412
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Reviewed 30 April 2016

We were there the last day in April and it was breezy and rather cool. The nearly empty beach made it easy and very pleasant to walk along the tide line. There were some areas of storm damage to the beach, but that was under...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Ocean City has over 7 miles of ocean beach. The beaches have fine, near white, clean sand. The ocean usually has 2 to 3 feet waves that are great for body surfing. The beach dips gradually into the ocean. Water temps are usually in the...More

Thank stickr2016
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Really. Ocean City Beach was rated top in the country on a recent poll. If you haven't been here, that's okay. More fun for the rest of us.

Thank John H
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Wonderful family resort. Just voted the best beach in America and was named America's greatest family resort. No alachol sold on the island and no "brown bag" in restaurants. You may enjoy a drink in your own home a rental property or take a short...More

Thank jsmiller2016
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

I love love this beach, my beach is 59th Street now. Back years ago it was 14 th street beach. I feel so relaxed, happy,content when I'm here. Lifeguards,clean,safe. It does have beach tag fee but it's worth it,it's Family oriented.

Thank Jelena S
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Took a walk down 59th street beach They have done a lot of work There are now pathways to the beach The rocks and the pier are gone Sand is replenish and dunes have been planted. Nice job ocean city

Thank ellen h
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Sorry did not get to be on the beach on this trip but did get a good look at it from high up at the port o call hotel. It is a very clean and relaxing beach that I have visited for years, It is...More

Thank gcouture2016
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Not a good beach considering you have to pay to play.....too crowded for my taste....annoying seagulls, wouldn't go back.

1  Thank Anthony Z
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Ocean City has a nice beach for families. While it isn't as nice as Wildwood's beach, Ocean City is great for the family appeal. One thing to note is one has to pay a fee for beach addmittance. It's $5 a day or $10 for...More

Thank FirstCruiseToRoatan
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We go to OC Beach for the sand and waves, but it is also nice to know you can take a stroll on the boardwalk and use bathrooms and restaurants when you want.

Thank suemullen
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Where can we get fresh seafood to go or eat at ocean city? Any good seafood market or restaurant recommendation?
18 May 2017|
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Response from Anita E | Reviewed this property |
Spadafora's at 848 Atlantic Avenue in Ocean City has dine in or take out seafood as well as other options. If you are further south on the island, Mike's seafood at 55th St is very good during the summer months. The Hula... More
Do I have to pay anything to go to the beach if it's not beach tag season yet?
6 April 2017|
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Response from OCNJLVR | Reviewed this property |
Beach tags are not needed after Labor Day in Ocean City, NJ
Susanne T
I would like to know where there are parking areas near the Boardwalk in Ocean City, NJ
8 August 2016|
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Response from elizabeth j | Reviewed this property |
There are not a lot of good parking. The only parking that I saw were tied to rentals. Elizabeth