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Perfect beach for families!

We went to Yorktown beach twice during our stay in Williamsburg and it was perfect! It’s a small... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jan J
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Beautiful Beach

Yorktown Beach is a must see if you are in the area. Parking can be a hassle when it is busy but if... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Emily Y
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425 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690
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All reviewsclean beachyork riversmall beachswimming areagreat beachfree parkingfishing piernice place to relaxfamily friendly beachriverwalk areaparking deckbeach goerspublic restroomsday tripgreat for kidsshops and restaurantsthe river walk
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to Yorktown beach twice during our stay in Williamsburg and it was perfect! It’s a small, quaint town and the beach was clean and calm and not at all crowded. The water was beautiful and cool and they have rubber mat walkways that...More

Thank Jan J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Yorktown Beach is a must see if you are in the area. Parking can be a hassle when it is busy but if you do not mind walking there are lots in the area. Yorktown beach is my go to for a beach day. It...More

Thank Emily Y
Reviewed 5 days ago

This small beach has it all. It is close to Richmond, Va, about an hour away. It has ample free parking and a very laid back atmosphere. It has several restaurants right on the water. Very quaint. Very safe swimming. It also has a free...More

1  Thank FWH61
Reviewed 6 days ago

This beach area is so nice for little kids to come wade and play in the sand. It is nice and clean with nearby restrooms and free parking. There are also restaurants, shops, and an area to walk along the river and see the boats...More

1  Thank igolfCA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to explore & absolutely loved the quaint area of the river walk. There is the beach, sailboats available to take a cruise on and even a cave across the road. Shops & restaurants are on the river walk with Free trolley rides to...More

Thank TWilson21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to find a way to deal with parking, but once that’s out of the way, the beach is wonderful. The water is great for families with small children, the beach for couples wanting to just hang out.

Thank LSNS2652
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice change from going to Va Beach. Very small and quaint would be great if you have children since its less busy than VA Beach. I came with my husband and we still enjoyed ourselves. The restaurants onsite are really good. I saw that theres...More

Thank VLR3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a relaxing visit here! We were staying in Williamsburg and were initially considered going to Virginia Beach but decided we didn’t want to drive that far. Once we got there we were glad we changed our minds! The drive there was scenic...More

7  Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great riverwalk area with shops and places to eat! Fun beach area for families with wading areas for small kids.

1  Thank irishislands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great day in a fun town. Spent the day exploring the National Park then headed to the beach. Nice and clean and easy access. Free parking. Kids played in the sand. Only concern was sharp rocks. My little on cut her foot pretty...More

Thank shelleyv24
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cierrajackson1999
12 July 2018|
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Response from jmmaccord | Reviewed this property |
yes, but the toll is only in one direction (north), last time I went over about 2 yrs ago it was $2.
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D L
14 June 2018|
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Response from Foodiein757 | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of places for food right in the beach. The others are correct for gas.
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piglet1951
25 May 2018|
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Response from Bob H | Reviewed this property |
The water should be fine, don't know if jellyfish will be in season. There is a waterfront hotel (Duke of York), lots of other hotels and timeshares on the lower Peninsula. Not familiar with the VRBO acronym.
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