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Long Beach Island

Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ
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Love LBI - Sad for Holgate Beach

Long Beach Island beaches are wonderful - but our most recent visit found that the beach at... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bensalem, Pennsylvania

Been up and down the nj shore coast and LBI, particularly Surf City is by far the best for clean... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Long Beach Island beaches are wonderful - but our most recent visit found that the beach at Holgate, restored after Hurricane Sandy's damage, has again been eaten away by a lesser storm. While parking is still available at the boulevard's end, there's no longer beach...More

Thank OldBridges
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Been up and down the nj shore coast and LBI, particularly Surf City is by far the best for clean beaches & relaxation.

1  Thank TonyDez
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have been coming to LBI since 1973. It's a great place to vacation with the family for a week or two. Fantasy island amusement park and great beaches.

Thank mike v
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Been coming here before kids and grandkids . Feels like home and like the Jersey Shore should be for families. So much to do for free!

Thank XSki007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having grown up on the beaches of Monmouth County, LBI was new to me until about 5 years ago, and Beach Haven had become my favorite beach town of all, from Sea Bright to Monterey.

1  Thank SteveHobe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach part of Long Beach Island is amazing. The beach is pristine, and feels completely separate from the main roads. The separation is absolutely necessary in this summer get-away, because the main drag is rather depressingly crowded and run-down. There are electrical wires draping...More

2  Thank BethanyJohn
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Go to the north end to see the lighthouse and do some fishing either on land or by boat, travel to the southern end to see the protected Federal Wildlife Refuge and see what the island used to look like. There are plenty of beaches...More

2  Thank wayne e t
Reviewed 18 May 2017

i live 15 min. from this beach . great place to go and enjoy . good for family good clean fun. try it you will love it ..

Thank Thoms A
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

What a spectacular place to revitalize your soul. What you're going for a weekend a week a month or all summer it's a great place to vacation!

Thank lbi1224
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I hesitate to talk about LBI, because I don't want it to become a crazy busy place but with over 100 restaurants and many there for years, the people are already their to support their success. LBI I would say has two parts, the north...More

3  Thank Foodie1336
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Lbi love it but where can you go when coming down for the day with your dog in season?
10 June 2017|
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Response from alaskajoe | Reviewed this property |
No dogs on the beaches after (I believe) mid-April. You can take the dog to the bay side of the island. In beach haven there is a dog friendly area behind the water park. I think there is a dogpark down by the Barnegat... More
what is best town for 20 somethings? looking for walkable town w at least some night life..need to narrow down for rental agent
9 January 2017|
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Response from CyprusMama | Reviewed this property |
Definitely Beach Haven. It has something for everyone. We've been going down as a family for 27 years. When my daughter got engaged in her late twenties, she and her then fiancée (now her husband) came down and hit some... More