Find the best place to stay — Ship Bottom

Where to stay around Ship Bottom?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,163 holiday lettings near Ship Bottom. From 961 houses to 84 condos, 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 Ship Bottom is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ship Bottom?

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 Ship Bottom:

  • Haven Beach: 209 holiday homes
  • Beach Haven Crest: 106 holiday homes
  • Beach Haven Terrace: 115 holiday homes
  • Peahala Park: 182 holiday homes
  • Manahawkin: 153 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 Ship Bottom?

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

  • Hartland Miniature Golf & Arcade: 1,347 holiday lettings
  • Sandbar Golf: 1,239 holiday lettings
  • Barnegat Lighthouse: 1,836 holiday lettings
  • Island Beach State Park Entrance: 1,630 holiday lettings
  • Surflight Theatre: 1,694 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ship Bottom 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 Ship Bottom?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 961 houses in Ship Bottom. Our other popular types of Ship Bottom holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 84 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 52 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 20 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ship Bottom?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 123 holiday homes with pool available in Ship Bottom. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Ship Bottom, New Jersey, USA your home away from home

    Ship Bottom is a small town of around 1,100 residents on Long Island, New Jersey. Long Island is an 18-mile long offshore barrier island which is accessible along a causeway across Barnegat Bay. This "Gateway to Long Island" offers some of the best beaches on East Coast USA and holiday rentals in Ship Bottom are highly desirable.

    Things to Do in Ship Bottom, NJ

    The endless sandy beaches are the main reason visitors choose a holiday rental in Ship Bottom. Enjoy swimming, sunbathing, surfing and water sports along the Atlantic coastline. Beach rentals offer chairs, umbrellas and equipment along with surf lessons with a pro. Crabbing, fishing and parasailing can keep visitors happily amused during the summer months. Bike rentals are a popular way to explore the area and get some exercise in the sunshine. Dining out in this area is surprisingly affordable with plenty of seafood and steak restaurants along the waterfront.

    Places to Visit Around Ship Bottom, NJ

    Visit the Barnegat Lighthouse State Park on the northernmost tip of Long Island from your Ship Bottom holiday rental and see this historic monument that once guided ships along this treacherous coastline. Climb to the top of "Old Barnie" and enjoy the impressive sea views. Trek the nearby Maritime Forest Trail which is popular for bird watching or go sea-fishing offshore. The Lighthouse Interpretive Center is an informative resource for visitors. Bay Village, further south, was built as a recreated 19th century waterfront village with dozens of small shops and cafés. Fantasy Island Amusement Park has free admission and the rides and games are very affordable and family-friendly. For more cultural days out, head for the Long Beach Island Museum or the fascinating New Jersey Maritime Museum on the island which has many unique shipwreck artifacts.

    Weather in Ship Bottom, New Jersey

    Ship Bottom holiday rentals enjoy a humid subtropical climate with sunny summers and cold winters. It has precipitation all year round which falls as light snow in the winter months. Average daily high temperatures in summer reach 84°F (29°C) and drop to around 43°F (6°C) from November to March with freezing temperatures overnight. Spring and fall can be pleasant times to visit but there are wide fluctuations in temperatures.

    Travel to Ship Bottom, NJ

    The nearest major airport to Ship Bottom holiday rentals is Atlantic City International (ACY) Airport which is 39 miles away along the Garden State Parkway. For international travellers, Philadelphia International (PHL) airport is 70 miles away and it is very easy to hire a car and drive to Long Island along NJ-70/NK-72. Other alternative airports are JFK (JFK) Airport, Newark Liberty (EWR) and LaGuardia (LGA) Airports, all around 110 miles away.

    Attractions in and around Ship Bottom

    Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Ship Bottom? Take the children and visit Hartland Miniature Golf & Arcade, Eagleswood Amusement Park and Settler's Mill Adventure Golf. Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can spend an enlightening afternoon at Museum of New Jersey Maritime History, Surflight Theatre or The Museum at Barnegat Light. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Brant Beach and Spray Beach, and green spaces such as Jacques Cousteau Coastal Center and Bass River State Forest. Why not also take in more of the area with visits to Sandbar Golf, Thundering Surf Waterpark or Fantasy Island Amusement Park?