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South Beach Haven, LBI

South Beach Haven, LBI Beach Haven, just a little more mellow Everyone who comes to LBI loves Beach Haven. With all its history, amazing dining and amusements, it’s the stuff that traditions are made of. But not all of Beach Haven is lit up day and night. South Beach Haven is still part of Beach Haven, it’s just the southern, quieter end of town, starting right around Pearl Street and stretching south to the southern border with Holgate at Grosser St. From here, it’s easy to get to Murphy’s Market, Bistro 14, The Black Whale, South End Surf N’ Paddle, the Engleside Inn, Bay Village, Thundering Surf, or Farias Surf and Sport, or any of the other restaurants, sho... Read more

Holgate, LBI

Holgate, LBI Welcome to the end of the earth Ok. It’s not really the end of the earth, it just feels that way. Holgate is as unique a place as you will find in New Jersey. It’s the 1.5-mile stretch of Long Beach Island south of Beach Haven that serves as the gateway to the Edwin B. Forsythe Refuge and Beach Haven Inlet, the protected land at the very tip of LBI. But in terms of LBI vacation rentals, Holgate is as far south as you can get. Holgate was part of the collection of small communities that all fell under the designation of Long Beach Township before the turn of the century. It was one of the first places to be developed on, especially noted for the Long Beac... Read more

North Beach, LBI

North Beach, LBI North End Serenity If you’re idea of a vacation is a morning bike ride, maybe some tennis, laying out on a towel, a dip in the ocean, and grilling fish on the back deck without the noise and distractions of a “tourist” town, North Beach is for you. Long Beach Island is something of a hidden gem to the Tri State area, with 18 miles of sandy beaches. North Beach is one of the stretches of Long Beach Island that was incorporated into Long Beach Township in the 1800s. It sits between Surf City to the south and Harvey Cedars to the North. This is some of the most exclusive real estate at the New Jersey Shore, on LBI second only to Loveladies. But where ... Read more

Loveladies, LBI

Loveladies, LBI Enjoying the good life Loveladies, New Jersey, is home to some of the most exclusive real estate on the East Coast. If you’re looking for some quiet relaxing time on the beach, look no further. Long Beach Island is a true gem of the Jersey Shore and this is the most upscale area. Loveladies borders Barnegat Light to the north and Harvey Cedars to the South. Loveladies was among the communities that all became Long Beach Township over a century ago. It was never commercialized; so today it’s a true getaway. Staying in a Loveladies vacation rentals means you get access to beaches that are far less crowded than other towns on LBI. Where else in New Jersey... Read more

Surf City, LBI

Surf City, LBI Sunning in the city of surf Surf City is one of those classic LBI towns, a place where folks come year after year. Historically, Surf City was the site of the first boarding hotel at the New Jersey Shore, the Mansion of Health. And in the last several years, Surf City has become something of an artist enclave with galleries like the MT Burton Gallery, Firefly, Swell Colors, Solace Gallery, the Ann Coen Gallery, and East. Every summer weekend, you’ll find live music and open doors with gorgeous art on display. The eateries have stepped it up as well, as Baked on the Beach, Shore Fire Grill, the Northside Bar & Grill, Wally’s, and the Sandbox, have a... Read more

Ship Bottom, LBI

Ship Bottom, LBI A great name and a great place It’s known as the gateway to Long Beach Island, the first town you arrive in when you come over the Causeway Bridge. In 1817 a vessel of foreign origin was seen turned upside down in a dense fog. Upon finding the victims, a woman was saved from the hull of the vessel, and this part of the Island has been Ship Bottom ever since. The first community was built around the life saving station here. It has since seen its share of additional historic shipwrecks. Ship Bottom is, above all else, a family community. It’s wide beaches play host to thousands every day with great sandbars as well as surfing outside the flags. There... Read more

Beach Haven West, LBI

Beach Haven West, LBI A vacation well connected to Long Beach Island Long Beach Island is something of a gem at the New Jersey Shore. But this 18-mile sandbar is very interdependent on the mainland communities. Just across the bay from Central Long Beach Island is Beach Haven West, part of Manahawkin in Stafford Township, is a water lover’s paradise. Manahawkin, named by the Native Americans, played an important part in developing Ocean County, with a strong baymen culture. It’s still a fantastic spot for family fishing and crabbing. Beach Haven West vacation rentals are ideal for boating families, with its intricate lagoon system. If you’re looking for a vacation ... Read more

Harvey Cedars, LBI

Harvey Cedars, LBI A special place among the cedars There are few places in New Jersey as unique as Harvey Cedars. It’s a special place full of vacation rentals and beach houses from the quaint to the contemporary. Harvey Cedars’ beaches are some of the most beautiful in all of New Jersey, quiet and relaxing, perfect for watching the sunrise, lounging all day with a sandwich and a cold drink. Here, you’ll find Hudson Avenue, one of the longest running guarded surf beaches, a fantastic place to watch all the action. And the Harvey Cedars Beach Patrol, who guard these waters, win lifeguard competition events all over the state. Just a block across the Island, is the... Read more

North Beach Haven, LBI

North Beach Haven, LBI Beaches, nightlife and good times Beach Haven, New Jersey. It’s one of the great towns of the New Jersey Shore, bustling with family fun and activity. But don’t let the name fool you. North Beach Haven, adjacent to Beach Haven proper, is actually part of Long Beach Township. The beaches here are some of the finest in the state for swimming and sun worshipping. Kids are entertained for hours, searching for sand crabs or bodysurfing the rolling waves. Surfing, kayaking, and stand up paddling (SUP) are allowed anywhere outside the swimming area flags. North Beach Haven is home to the fantastic Italian dining of Calabria Ristorante and the Hudson Ho... Read more

Spray Beach, LBI

Spray Beach, LBI New Jersey’s summertime oasis Welcome to Spray Beach, New Jersey. What would you like to drink? A Spray Beach vacation rental is a great choice for folks who want to be close to the action, but not right on top of it. This tiny neighborhood on gorgeous Long Beach Island, is part of Long Beach Township, but it has its own feel. Spray Beach is located just a few blocks from Beach Haven, the hub of activity on Long Beach Island’s south end with Fantasy Island, Thundering Surf, and favorite restaurants ranging from upscale at The Gables to the straight up fun of the Chicken or the Egg. Shop Bay Village or Schooner’s Wharf or dance late into the night a... Read more

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