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  • Sandbridge: Vacation to Virginia Beach’s Most Serene Shore

    Spanning 5 miles of sand dunes, sea oats, and sparking shoreline, Sandbridge offers all the seclusion of a beach hideaway just 15 miles south of Virginia Beach’s bustling Resort Area. Sandbridge welcomes you to relax, unwind, and explore its peaceful seaside community at your own pace. In addition to all the entertainment and relaxation of the Atlantic, those craving even more outdoor adventure can visit the marshes and open waters of Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge and False Cape State Park for great kayaking, hiking, and fishing.

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  • The Ins and Outs of Sandbridge Beach


    Sandbridge Map

    To Sandbridge from I-264 East: Take exit 22 (Birdneck Road) and turn right onto Birdneck Road. Follow Birdneck for about 3 miles and then turn right onto General Booth Blvd. Follow General Booth for approximately 4 miles then turn left on Princess Anne Road. Stay straight (past Upton Drive) onto Sandbridge Road. In approximately 5-6 miles, this will dead end at the beach in Sandbridge.

    From Sandbridge to the Resort Area: Follow Sandfiddler Road to Sandbridge Road and turn west. Stay straight onto Princess Anne Road. Turn right on General Booth Blvd. Follow past the Virginia Aquarium. Once you cross the bridge at Rudee Inlet, the road becomes Pacific Avenue and you are in the resort area. For parking information, see the Resort Area Beaches.


    Sandbridge Map

    Municipal parking lots are located near Sandbridge Market at the corner of Sandbridge Road and Sandfiddler Road. The lots charge a fee between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The maximum fee is $5 per day. Parking is also available at Little Island Park. 

    Little Island Park: 

    This large public beach area at the southend of Sandbridge (south of 3600 block) provides a great place to spend your fun-filled vacation days. The park features lifeguards, covered picnic areas with grills, bath houses/showers, lighted tennis courts, basketball court, children’s playground, and even a fishing pier. Pier open 5:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. 

    (757) 426-7200 


    Little Island Parking Fees (Friday before Memorial Day to Labor Day): 

    $3 per day residents 

    $5 per day for non-residents 

    $10 for buses and RV’s


    Sandbridge Map

    Lifeguards are on duty from 9:30am to 6pm from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend at Little Island Park and Sandbridge Beaches. Lifeguard supervisors also patrol this area.

     Click here to download information on rip tide currents.


    Sandbridge Map

    Public restrooms are available at Little Island Park and just south of Sandbridge Market.


    Sandbridge Map

    Fires of any kind are not permitted on the beach. 


    Glass containers and alcoholic beverages are not permitted on the beach. 


    Pets are only permitted on the public beaches after 6:00 p.m. and before 10:00 a.m. from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Airtight containers for cleanup must be carried and used at all times. 


    Surfing restrictions are enforced from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. Surfers must wear a leash and surfing is prohibited within 30 feet of the shoreline. Surfing is permitted all day Monday-Thursday. Surfing is not permitted between the hours of 11am and 4pm Friday-Sunday.


    Sandbridge Map

    A beach wheelchair is available at Little Island Park on a first come, first serve basis. There is no fee for this service. Sandbridge is 15 miles south of Virginia Beach’s famous boardwalk. 


    The Little Island fishing pier is wheelchair accessible.

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