Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Avalon

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Avalon. This city's surfing, bird watching and shopping draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Avalon

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Avalon a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Avalon Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Cape May County Zoo (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Pirate Island Golf (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Natali Vineyards (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Ocean Oasis Waterpark and Beach Club (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Morey's Piers (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)

Seasonal weather in Avalon

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Avalon

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Avalon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Leaming's Run Gardens (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Sea Isle City Beach (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Albert I Allen Memorial Park (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Wildwood Beach (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Corson's Inlet State Park (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Avalon

Fly into Cape May, NJ (WWD-Cape May County), the closest airport, located 11 mi (17.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Atlantic City, NJ (ACY-Atlantic City Intl.), which is 26.5 mi (42.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Avalon?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,876 holiday lettings around Avalon. From 1,369 flats & apartments to 739 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Avalon?

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 Avalon:

  • Diamond Beach: 163 holiday homes
  • Gold Coast: 223 holiday homes
  • Village Green: 306 holiday homes
  • Admiral Estates: 82 holiday homes
  • Gardens: 205 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 Avalon? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Avalon. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Pirate Island Golf: 4,143 holiday lettings
  • Congo Falls Adventure Golf: 2,994 holiday lettings
  • Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary: 3,785 holiday lettings
  • Colonial House: 4,710 holiday lettings
  • Cape May National Wildlife Refuge: 3,414 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Avalon listed on 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 Flats in Avalon?

Yes, of course. offers 1,369 Flats in Avalon. Our other popular types of Avalon holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 739 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 48 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 48 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 Avalon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 769 holiday homes with pool available in Avalon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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