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 holiday 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 cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Bay Head a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 28°F.

Natural features

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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Travelling 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 centre. 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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bay Head?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,256 holiday lettings around Bay Head. From 894 houses to 222 flats & apartments, 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.

Can I rent a seaside property in Bay Head?

Sparkling waters, white sands and cloudless skies as your backdrop. If this is your idea of a holiday, now's your opportunity to really bliss out. HomeAway has 432 beachside holiday homes to select from. Of course, that might not be everyone's style. Fortunately, HomeAway has tons more options, including:

  • 223 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 197 beach-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 173 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Bay Head?

If you're seeking a home away from home for your upcoming trip, renting an entire house is a great idea. You'll have loads of space for all your getaway activities. There are 801 options currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start from £77 per night. If that doesn't match your posse's style, we have a range of different self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • Apartment: 100 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £83 per night.
  • Condo: 98 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £94 per night.
  • Cottage: 43 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £84 per night.

Can I stay in Bay Head in a large group?

The recipe for a perfect trip is unwinding with friends and relatives in a totally new place. If you'll be visiting with a big group, HomeAway can help out. The top choice for larger groups here are house holiday rentals, and we have 186 available. Rental accommodation around here that are perfect for large groups include:

  • Are you on the hunt for rentals that can fit 8 guests? We have 217 that will be ideal. The prices start from £148 per night.
  • If you have 6 in your party, you'll be delighted to hear that there are 216 rental properties that are perfect. Prices start at £110 a night.
  • On a trip away with a group of 10? We've got 164 holiday rentals that will meet your needs. Prices begin at just £140 per night.

So don't worry! When you book with us you can bring your uncle, your cousins and all your buddies to Bay Head.