There are miles of pristine beaches at Fort Monroe. Surrounded by water on all sides, the Fort Monroe beaches are some of the best places in Hampton Roads to enjoy beautiful views of the Chesapeake Bay. There is something for everyone at Fort Monroe. With approximately 89 species of birds, 9 species of trees and 249 species of flora, the nature lover will feel right at home.

The public beach, Outlook Beach, is the perfect place for swimming, sun bathing and relaxing. It is open from sunrise to sunset.  Lifeguards, provided by the City of Hampton, are on duty from 10am – 6pm Memorial Day through Labor Day. Dogs are not allowed on Outlook Beach from May 15 through September 15.

The Paradise Ocean Club, located at 490 Fenwick Road, has a private beach where guests can enjoy use of the club’s chairs and umbrellas as well as order food and drinks from the snack bar or restaurant. Memberships are available.

North Beach, formally referred to as Dog Beach is closed to the public.