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Colonial Beach not just in Virginia

While the most well-known Colonial Beach is the one here in Virginia, it shares it's name with some other locations around the globe and in some other states in the U.S.A. Naturally, the one here in Westmoreland County, Virginia is my favorite. It's interesting to see how many namesakes there are.

  • Casa Colonial Beach & Spa Resort is a high-end boutique hotel located on the north coast of the Dominican Republic in Puerto Plata. It was the first resort to open in the region and was designed by Sarah Garcia, daughter of owner Don Isidro Garcia.
  • In the Bahamas, there's the Best Western British Colonial Beach Resort. It is situated on eight beachfront acres located halfway between Paradise Beach and Crystal Cay on Paradise Island. Blackbeard the Pirate once commandeered the area for his home and the well he used for his water supply still exists on the property.
  • In Mauritius, a hotel property uses the name and is situated in the small village of Pointe aux Piments on the northwest coast.
  • Barceló Maya Colonial Beach is one of four all-inclusive hotels which combine to make up the Barceló Maya Beach Resort, situated on the east coast of Mexico along the Mayan Riviera.
  • The state of Florida has a place using the same name in Hillsborough County.
  • A subdivision in Pasadena, MD (in Anne Arundel County) has a Road with our same name.
  • Colonial Park Beach is up in Massachussetts. http://cpbassoc.org/
  • Brunswick County in North Carolina has a subdivision in Holden Beach sharing the same name as our town.
  • Santa Barbara, California had a B&B called the Colonial Beach Inn, and the inn changed its name a few years ago to the Lavender Inn By the Sea. Shop the Largest Collection of Bed and Breakfast Inns and BedandBreakfast.com
  • West Yarmouth, MA on Cape Cod has a beach with the same name as ours.
  • Here's a Cracker Crab recipe from The Crab Place in Maryland. The recipe uses our town name. 

    If you know any other locations that share the same name as our beautiful riverside resort town, please let me know and I'll make sure it gets added to this page.


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