Destination guide

Take in the oceanfront beauty of Avon by the Sea

The ocean views and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Avon by the Sea. Well known for its shark watching, surfing and bird watching, this walkable city won't disappoint. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Avon by the Sea

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Avon by the Sea has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Asbury Splash Park (2.1 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Shark River Golf Course (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Asbury Park Boardwalk (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Bel-Aire Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Jenkinson’s Aquarium (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Jenkinson's Boardwalk (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Avon by the Sea

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Avon by the Sea is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Silver Lake (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Belmar Beach and Boardwalk (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Ocean Grove Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Washington Ave. Beach (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Manasquan Beach (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Avon by the Sea

The nearest airport is in Belmar, NJ (BLM-Monmouth Executive), located 5.7 mi (9.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), which is 35.5 mi (57.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Avon-by-the-Sea?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 779 holiday lettings near Avon-by-the-Sea. From 621 Houses to 82 Flats, 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 Avon-by-the-Sea is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Avon-by-the-Sea?

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 Avon-by-the-Sea:

  • Ocean Grove: 232 holiday homes
  • Ocean Beach III: 109 holiday homes
  • Normandy Beach: 170 holiday homes
  • Dover Beaches North: 156 holiday homes
  • Ortley Beach: 447 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 Avon-by-the-Sea?

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

  • Bay Head Beach: 1,546 holiday lettings
  • Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area: 1,572 holiday lettings
  • Coin Castle: 1,653 holiday lettings
  • Robert J. Novins Planetarium: 1,583 holiday lettings
  • Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area: 1,982 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Avon-by-the-Sea 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 Avon-by-the-Sea?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 621 Houses in Avon-by-the-Sea. Our other popular types of Avon-by-the-Sea holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 82 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 Avon-by-the-Sea?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 122 holiday homes with pool available in Avon-by-the-Sea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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