Sandbridge is one of Virginia Beach’s Local Gem! Tired of the hustle and bustle of the busy Virginia Beach Boardwalk? Locals know that the long, wavy road leading to Sandbridge Beach is the way to go. This 3-mile drive will lead you to the perfect beach vacation for families coming from all over the east coast who have the Atlantic Ocean as their destination. And with numerous diverse pit spots along the way, Sandbridge will prove to be an enjoyable excursion for the whole family.
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The perfect meshing of quiet and cosmopolitan, this 4-mile stretch is bursting with family friendly activities, a host of local shops and restaurants perfect for a girls’ weekend, and a wealth of parks and gardens to set the scene for a romantic afternoon with a loved one.
In South Beach, you will find a mecca of shopping destinations and excellent eateries ranging from very causal to find dining. This up-and-coming area of South Beach, Red Mill Commons, is located near Sandbridge Road and is one of the beach’s newest—and largest— shopping centers. The commercial area is also home to other entertainment and diversions, including a movie theater, public library, a recreational center and a number of service businesses.
Not too much further down the road, you will find Hunt Club Farm, a 28-acre family owned and operated farm that raises livestock, provides educational field trips and features agricultural-based entertainment. Gather the family and come experience pony rides in the summer, a Pumpkin Patch in the fall and Winter Wonderland in the winter. Hunt Club is also home to the only Petting Farm in the area with dozens of:
Virginia Beach Petting Zoo
You can observe a beautiful bird aviary filled with peacocks, crowned cranes, doves and pheasants. Plan a birthday or group party here, sign your child up for summer camp or simply come for the day for some family fun on the farm!
Visit the Strawbridge Shopping Center on General Booth for fine dining, entertainment and shopping. The commercial area is also home to other entertainment and diversions, including a newly renovated movie theater, a recreational center and a number of service businesses.
Here you’ll find Either Ore Jewelers, a locally owned and operated family business carrying numerous exquisite lines of jewelry to include platinum, gold and sterling silver. Best of all, they offer such a varied selection that for years they’ve been able to meet the needs—and budgets—of locals and vacationers searching for that special something to take home with them. Being in businesses for over a decade now, the owners are proud to be known as “Your Neighborhood Jeweler.”
Continuing south will bring you a mecca of shopping destinations and excellent eateries ranging from casual to fine dining. Red Mill Commons, an up-and-coming area of South Beach, is right before you hit Sandbridge Road and is one of the beach’s largest shopping centers with new shops and eateries being added throughout the year. With big name retail stores, locally owned shops, a variety of dining options and even a giant pond where you can cast a line, Red Mill Commons offers a unique mix of family-friendly activities in a refreshing and dynamic atmosphere.
Nestled in a beautiful neighborhood located off Sandbridge Road is Hell’s Point Golf, a Rees Jones Signature Course with an 18-hole championship golf course that runs through the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
Located further into the Pungo area of South Beach is the latest masterpiece by Arnold Palmer Course Design known as The Signature at West Neck Golf Club. This championship golf course offers: