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Long Beach Island

Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ
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Fun filled vacation

Great family place. Beautiful beach. Very good restaurants. Amusement park, water park... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2016
Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey
My childhood vacation place

I moved to the MW many years ago, but my mother still lives on LBI. I have spent my first 30 years... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2016
Chicago, Illinois
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“barnegat light” (19 reviews)
“vacation spot” (11 reviews)
Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ
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Reviewed August 7, 2016

Great family place. Beautiful beach. Very good restaurants. Amusement park, water park. Miniature golf. Lighthouse. Bike riding. Walking, jogging.

Thank Suebenkel
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

I moved to the MW many years ago, but my mother still lives on LBI. I have spent my first 30 years of my life off/on LBI and I wanted my kids to experience the real Jersey Shore. Not the one from MTV disgrace. Wonderful...More

Thank chitown5Chicago
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

LBI is my families summer vacation spot for the past 15 years. The island has recovered nicely from Sandy. We rent a home on the beach that accommodates our 2 small dogs. The island is very pet friendly. I especially like the byob Concept which...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

What a great place. Lots to do. Great restaurants, para sailing, fishing, wave running, Golf, claming, crabbing and relaxation! 😎😎😎😎😎

1  Thank lbi1224
Reviewed July 30, 2016

We have been vacationing on and off in Beach Haven, LBI for years. It is a great family vacation spot with enough to do for the kids and plenty of relaxation for the adults. Great food choices and lovely beachfront!

Thank Tara L
Reviewed July 28, 2016

LBI is geared to families. It is clean. Beach tags are required. If going for the day look up the LBI webisite for day-trippers so you can find parking and where there are showers and bathrooms. There are no boardwalks. Now days you can bring...More

1  Thank Kate G
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Good friend's daughter got married and we made the trip from Long Island. The beach at our motel was great and surprisingly empty for a steamy July weekend. The Lighthouse was a great side trip and the food we had on the strip was good

Thank Michael R
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Great beaches, food, family entertainment, water sports, local musical entertainment, and lodging. Something for everyone! I've visited the NJ Shore my whole life. Seeing this island makes me regret all those Seaside summers!

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Wow, beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Walk run or bike along Ocean Blvd any time of day and see more people than cars. Great surf or an Ocean kayak journey or walk just a few hundred yards to the bay for a great SUP adventure. More...More

2  Thank larrynis
Reviewed July 26, 2016

I spent 4 days here last summer and absolutely loved the beach, great restaurants and low key vibe. Restaurants and vibe still great, but beach is no way around it - horrible. I stay in Holgate, usually a short stroll to the beach. Still is...More

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August 4, 2017|
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Response from Foodie1336 | Reviewed this property |
The north end has more room for walking biking and dogs. barnegat light has a dog park that you can take your dog but must show proof of shots. Go to e 7th street (twnshp bldg) to get a week pass for $10. There are usually... More
July 9, 2017|
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Response from bobwinitsky | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are you will need a beach pass. They are available at the township offices or you can purchase them from the "beach badge checkers"
Mari M
June 15, 2017|
Response from UU J | Reviewed this property |
Call the Island Realtors. They handle 85% of all rentals.