We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
While visiting Sandbridge

While visiting Sandbridge for the first time we were able to go out on the pier to watch some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peggy C
,
Marshall, Virginia
Great place to catch a big one

The staff is helpful. The pier is in a great location. There are great little shops at the... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
lcoblentz1310
,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Read all 103 reviews
65
All photos (65)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good19%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“red drum”(4 reviews)
“flounder”(3 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
17°
Oct
12°
Nov
Dec
Contact
Sandbridge Beach, Virginia Beach, VA
Website
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Virginia Beach
from US$44.00
More Info
from US$40.00
More Info
from US$55.00
More Info
Reviews (103)
Filter reviews
100 results
Traveller rating
57
20
14
5
4
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
57
20
14
5
4
Show reviews that mention
All reviews red drum flounder cleaning station false cape state park wildlife refuge the outer banks crab nice beach all ages bait sandbridge bathhouse shelter anglers playground pole dusk
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 100 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

Son has second home at sandbridge. Beautiful place, peaceful and relaxing. It is not far from Williamsburg

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting Sandbridge for the first time we were able to go out on the pier to watch some fishing..... nice visit.

Thank Peggy C
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

If you are new to Virginia Beach this is a gem of a park that is a must to come and check out with the family. If your already a resident and never been you've missed out on one of the cities best! Sandbridge a...More

Thank J David H
Reviewed September 6, 2018

The staff is helpful. The pier is in a great location. There are great little shops at the entrance to the pier with lovely staff. The fishing is good during the day.

Thank lcoblentz1310
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Wish I had found this place sooner,because we' ve been missing out. The Fishing Pier is great!(bring your own gear),beach to swim,playground for the kids,picnic tables,bath houses. Generous parking. Handicapped parking in 1st row. Friendly employees with answers to my questions. Beautiful coastline...

Thank ShirlC73
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Sandbridge beach is the destination that locals go when they want to spend a day at the beach. Fewer crowds than the Virginia Beach beachfront and a more 'laid back' environment. Backed up against Back Bay Wildlife Preserve, it is as close as you can...More

2  Thank Bob H
Reviewed July 2, 2018

We were here at the perfect time - dusk, uncrowded beach, people fishing off the pier. My kids were swimming in the water when my daughter thought she saw a shark - or maybe it was a dolphin...? It was about 15 feet away from...More

1  Thank sourdoughgirl
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to take a ride and explore the neighborhood a little because it was a cool, rainy/cloudy day, not a beach/pool day. Needless to say we were glad the day turned out the way it did. We came across this beautiful...More

Thank yogi329
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

I wanted to try a new place at Virginia Beach, as the bridge tunnel and Lynnhaven piers were closed when I visited. I fished right before and during low tide. I would not recommend fishing there during low tide. The water is extremely shallow, and...More

1  Thank Stubtail304
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

My wife and her family went on vacation the week before memorial day. We stayed at sandbridge and loved it. My brother in law and father in law went to this pier to fish. Don't go on weekend, locals get there early and take the...More

1  Thank fwdurst
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 109 nearby hotels
Royal Clipper Inn and Suites
622 reviews
11.14 km away
Schooner Inn
455 reviews
11.25 km away
Ocean Key Resort
539 reviews
11.47 km away
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Virginia Beach at the Beach
382 reviews
11.54 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,615 nearby restaurants
The Bee & The Biscuit
224 reviews
3.68 km away
Margie & Ray's Crabhouse
605 reviews
.34 km away
Blue Pete's Restaurant
312 reviews
2.49 km away
Pungo Pizza & Ice Cream
117 reviews
3.50 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 349 nearby attractions
Sandbridge Beach
1,289 reviews
6.38 km away
Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge
314 reviews
6.91 km away
Hunt Club Farm
254 reviews
6.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Cosmopolitan714993
October 14, 2018|
Answer
Response from Stubtail304 | Reviewed this property |
No you do not need a license. As long as you pay to fish off a pier, you are good to go.
0
Votes
Tonya L
June 20, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Ron B | Reviewed this property |
A license for large scale crabbing is necessary; however, recreational crabbing does not require a license. You can catch up to a bushel with no license. There are other exemptions. Using Google, if you search for Virginia... More
0
Votes
terri2taylor
June 17, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Ron B | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen many. You may want to try at the Lynnhaven pier. I've seen them caught there.
0
Votes