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Ship Bottom Beach

Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ
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Beautiful beach

Great beach on LBI. Taken care of great and good size swimming areas near lifeguards. Two sand... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Huber Heights, Ohio
via mobile
Perfect beach!

This was my first time on Long Beach Island and my sisters and I stayed in Ship Bottom. Easy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cate H
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  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great beach on LBI. Taken care of great and good size swimming areas near lifeguards. Two sand volleyball courts as well. Beach badge checkers and the end of every dune so bring your badge or buy a badge there.

Thank sstubnar
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time on Long Beach Island and my sisters and I stayed in Ship Bottom. Easy access to everything on LBI and the beach was absolutely beautiful and clean. This has become my new "favorite" destination and I am looking forward to...More

Thank Cate H
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This was a very nice beach town , and clean beach. I would recommend it to family friends and beach enthusiasts.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I got lucky one day in February. It was a freakishly beautiful day and I had no work. I grabbed my camera and headed right for Ship Bottom. I walk up and down the beach for hours, enjoying the surf and sand and sun. Spotless...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 17 January 2017

One of the nicest places on Long Beach Island is Ship Bottom Beach. And it is right when you get off Route 72! So you won't have to go too far!

Thank mcmannis12
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great beach and kept clean. Good sand and well trained beach patrol/guards. The beach is just the right size from dune to water. Easy parking.

Thank mjmccusker
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

A very nice way to spend a summer day. The beach is extremely clean. Plenty of local eateries . Great for people of all ages!

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent our 33rd anniversary at the Ship Bottom Beach for a week. It is a fantastic Beach and a quiet beach. The guys were fishing seem to be catching quite a few from the shoreline.

Thank Carl S
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We loved Ship Bottom, the beach, the local bakery Ferraro's! We enjoyed walking around and to the beach! We will definitely would like to go back.

1  Thank seagirl16
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Well maintained. Clean. Good lifeguards. Easy access. Family friendly. Great view along the entire lenght of the beach.

1  Thank stugordon51
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First time to LBI, trying to figure out what beach to go to. Day trippers so we will need access to beach and public restrooms. We like to swim and I hard currents can get rough the more south on the island you go, so i was thinking about Ship bottom. Are there public restrooms and where should we try to park to be near that beach? thank you!!
6 July 2016|
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Response from Nomyfoodie | Reviewed this property |
Sorry some errors on there I hit the send button by accident. There is parking and facilities in Beach Have near the Shopping Area
Are there greenhead flies In ship bottom in June like other parts of LBI?
25 May 2015|
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Response from Donna D | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
I have only had a problem once about 5 years ago. Prior to 2012 a few of my summer tenants in Holgate complained. I hear it has not been much of a problem since then.