Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Bay Head

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Bay Head. Renowned for its surfing, boating and seafood restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Bay Head

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Bay Head a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jenkinson's Boardwalk (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Jenkinson’s Aquarium (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Bel-Aire Golf Course (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Woodlake Country Club (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Seaside Heights Sky Ride (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Casino Pier (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Bay Head

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Bay Head

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bay Head is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bay Head Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Mantoloking Bridge County Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Mantoloking Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Manasquan Beach (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Brick Beach 1 (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)

Traveling to and around Bay Head

The nearest airport is in Belmar, NJ (BLM-Monmouth Executive), located 8.6 mi (13.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), which is 43.4 mi (69.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Bay Head?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,297 holiday lettings near Bay Head. From 934 Houses to 211 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bay Head is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bay Head?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Bay Head:

  • Ocean Grove: 229 holiday homes
  • Dover Beaches North: 154 holiday homes
  • Wanamassa: 27 holiday homes
  • Ortley Beach: 443 holiday homes
  • South Seaside Park: 230 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bay Head?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bay Head. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bay Head Beach: 1,514 holiday lettings
  • Anchor and Palette Art Gallery: 1,516 holiday lettings
  • Howe St. Jetty: 1,517 holiday lettings
  • Seaside Park Beach: 1,585 holiday lettings
  • Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park: 881 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bay Head listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bay Head?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 934 Houses in Bay Head. Our other popular types of Bay Head holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 211 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 67 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 67 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bay Head?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 180 holiday homes with pool available in Bay Head. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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