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116 Swainton Goshen Rd, Cape May Court House, Middle Township, NJ 08210-1411
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#1 of 5 Specialty lodging in Cape May Court House
Location
4.6
Cleanliness
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Service
4.2
Value
3.9
Experience the finest in resort family camping at Sun Retreats Avalon (formerly Big Timber Lake) - in the heart of the Jersey Cape. You'll find all the wonders of life in the wilderness with all the conveniences of a modern campground.Enjoy all the fabulous recreational facilities such as a swimming pool, on-site lake, kayak rentals, miniature golf, hiking,planned events and much more.Just minutes away in Cape May, you'll find sailing and pleasure boating, fresh local seafood, sightseeing, shopping, and exciting night life.
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Convenience store
Outdoor pool
Snack bar
Mini golf
Fishing
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Sofa
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Rich G wrote a review Jun 2022
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Sun Retreats Avalon is a family oriented, clean, beautiful campground with an excellent staff. They take the time to make everything great at the resort. I encourage any family interested in camping to stop by and stay at this resort.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Responded Jun 7, 2022
Hi, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review of your experience. I am pleased to hear that our team made your experience pleasant and we look forward to seeing you again soon!
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AMELIA P wrote a review Aug 2021
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Brenda is just amazing! She always has the best activities including our favorite candy bar bingo. The staff is amazing. They have amenities including a pool, a small arcade, a restaurant, a mini golf course, playgrounds, basketball courts, shower houses, and a zipline course. This place is just amazing. We love going here! We go here every year. I can't recommend this enough! It's a great place for a family vacation!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: If you have young kiddos I would recommend getting a golf cart! We love ours!
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Responded Aug 3, 2021
Hello Amelia, Thank you for your review! We love sharing our little piece of paradise with our guests and are thrilled that you enjoyed your time here at Big Timber Lake. We appreciate your kind words regarding our location, amenities, and staff. We'll look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Enjoy your day!
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Brittany B wrote a review Sep 2021
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We came here with our toddler and newborn and my husband and I . Booked the trip 3-4 months in advanced as a nice first family get away to relax and spend time together. We have family that have a seasonal spot and we’re looking forward to the trip. I was greatly disappointed. There was no mention that the living area was in this condition and when my family and myself brought it up to the staff they continued to say they couldn’t do anything about it cause we already had a good rate due to our family having a permanent spot at the campground. They just stared and didn’t offer to Move our cabin or any resolution. The person that I would need to speak to was “off” or “in a meeting” the whole trip. Mind you there were plenty of other open cabins on our street and the next street. I wasn’t asking for money. I was asking for an alternative to having my children and myself essentially in these conditions during our vacation. My first night after seeing this all I wanted to do was go home. Would have been better off and saved 700$. We knew during the trip since it was off season we wouldn’t get to use most amenities like the pool or lake or other things offered and we’re looking forward for a nice cabin and couldn’t even get that. I would save your money or find another spot to camp if you don’t already have your own trailer where you can be sure of the conditions.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Responded Sep 23, 2021
Hello Brittany, We are sorry that you are disappointed but appreciate your feedback. We are committed to providing you with a great experience and hope you give us another chance in the future. If you would like a follow up conversation, please call the office at (800) 206-3232 to speak with management.
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Vlad Shanava wrote a review Sep 2020
Vineland, New Jersey1 contribution
The campsite is amazing by itself and overall everything is really nice, clean, and beautiful. When we came our AC in our cabin was not working, but the maintenance guys cane over real quick and fixed it up no problem. Straight up professionals! They did a great job and we had an amazing time at the campsite. Special thanks to Dan, Jim, and Paul for being the best maintenance guys and doing there job super good. Love the campsite and we are definitely coming back on our next camping trip.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from MB - SunRVResorts, Owner at Sun Retreats Avalon
Responded Sep 22, 2020
Hello Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time out to leave us with a great review. We pride ourselves on providing our guests with a great experience and we're happy to hear that your stay was enjoyed! Thank you for the kind words about our staff. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future.
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DebiM wrote a review Sep 2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania15 contributions1 helpful vote
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What a great place to spend quality time outdoors! Plenty of open space and recreation areas. This year with COVID there were changes but the staff at Big Timber Lake did a tremendous job despite the challenges! Kudos to Sherry and Aly in the office who handled things with a can do attitude and a smile, Liam at the lake who was always kind to the kids. The maintenance staff worked hard to keep things tidy and the night security guys, Dennis and Dan ran a tight ship with no shenanigans and made this year fantastic! We can hardly wait until next year!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Responded Sep 22, 2020
Hello Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review of your experience. I am pleased to hear that our team made your experience pleasant and we look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Shawn J wrote a review Sep 2020
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We stayed at BTL last weekend and Brenda in activities went above and beyond to ensure our family had the best time ever. From water gun tye dye, arts and crafts for kids and adults to our favorite candy bar bingo we were wowed! She's top notch and will be back because of her!
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from MB - SunRVResorts, Owner at Sun Retreats Avalon
Responded Sep 16, 2020
Hello Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review of your experience. I am pleased to hear that our team made your experience pleasant and we look forward to seeing you again soon!
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lauren g wrote a review Sep 2020
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When I visited Big Timber Lake it was nothing but a fun time and the atmosphere was very friendly. The women in the office are very helpful. The young lady named Ali went above and beyond to help me find everything I needed and answered all the questions I had. I'd highly recommend this place to anyone!
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from MB - SunRVResorts, Owner at Sun Retreats Avalon
Responded Sep 10, 2020
Hello Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review of your experience. I am pleased to hear that our team made your experience pleasant and we look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Noris d wrote a review Aug 2020
New York City, New York2 contributions
We really had a good time ! This was my first time there, but definitely we are coming back next year! The pool is great, the lake is awesome and ready for you to swimming. The place is well distributed among the RVs and cabins. We love this place, highly recommended!!!!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from MB - SunRVResorts, Owner at Sun Retreats Avalon
Responded Aug 27, 2020
Hello Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time out to leave us with a great review. We pride ourselves on providing our guests with a great experience and we're happy to hear that your stay was enjoyed We look forward to seeing you again soon..  
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Steve R wrote a review Aug 2020
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I shouldn't have expected much the first experience was when I was checking in I heard a man explaining he had no power at his site and they were all like wtf are we supposed to do we will send someone out when they're available. Then i get to my cabin that we paid almost $300 a night for and all we could smell was sewage but there was nothing they could do. Then we go into the cabin and it wasn't clean at all. Then apparently the roads here are all one way but I wasn't informed about that until their trash truck driver was screaming at me like it was the end of the world.Then we tried to have a guest come in and the front gate guy was so arrogant that he even threatened to call the cops because they were parked in the wrong parking spot while we tried to register them so they could come back to the site. To boot this place is so small I could throw a rock from one end to the other and they charge out the a$$ for everything. (No I'm not a cheap ass I don't mind spending money if it's worth it) No bikes after dark, pool and lake close early and you better not make a peep after 11pm. By the way this place is so exciting I'm still here trying to make the best of it but I'm writing this review, Get It. SAVE YOUR MONEY AND GO SOMEWHERE ELSE
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Responded Aug 27, 2020
Hello Valued Guest, Thank you for providing your feedback. Although, we wish that you had a better experience with us. It is feedback such as this, that gives us the opportunity to improve. We value you as our guest and hope that your recent experience does not deter you from staying with us in the future.
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lisalisaluvsbeach wrote a review Sep 2019
Linwood, New Jersey20 contributions12 helpful votes
This was my family's first time camping and we had the best time ever! Big Timber Lake Camping Resort made everything easy - from registration, questions and signing out. We stayed in the cabin and it was way nicer than I would have imagined! 2 bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom - all immaculately clean! There are so many activities to keep your family busy too! Fishing, Swimming pool, Organized activities like karaoke, fishing, mini golf, etc. People all over camp were extremely friendly and helpful. We will definitely be returning and we'll bring more families!
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Responded Sep 17, 2019
Hi lisalisaluvsbeach, Thank you for taking the time out to share your experience with us! We're delighted to hear that you've enjoyed your time with us. It was a pleasure to have been your host! We'll look forward to having you all visit us again soon. Thank you for choosing Big Timber Lake as your destination Campground! Until next time... Take care :)
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ALSO KNOWN AS
big timber lake family camping hotel cape may court house
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Big Timber Lake RV Camping Resort
LOCATION
United StatesNew JerseyJersey ShoreCape May CountyMiddle TownshipCape May Court House
NUMBER OF ROOMS
19
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sun Retreats Avalon
Which popular attractions are close to Sun Retreats Avalon?
Nearby attractions include Cape May County Park & Zoo (1.8 miles), Cape May National Wildlife Refuge (4.4 miles), and The Museum of Cape May County (2.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Sun Retreats Avalon?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at Sun Retreats Avalon?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Sun Retreats Avalon?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a snack bar during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Sun Retreats Avalon?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mandy's Subs, The Court House Diner, and The Bellevue Tavern.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sun Retreats Avalon?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Sun Retreats Avalon?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Sun Retreats Avalon?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Veterans Park (6.6 miles).