Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Long Beach Island, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $129 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Long Beach Island. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Enjoy seaside charm near vacation homes in Long Beach Island

Long Beach Island is a beach-lover’s paradise, filled with small shore towns and pristine stretches of white sand. From its intriguing historic sites to its charming seaside towns, Long Beach Island ensures the perfect seaside getaway for travelers, complete with a range of vacation home rentals near the most popular areas.

History

Historical interest in Long Beach Island

Long Beach Island is filled with heritage sites that offer interest and excitement for history buffs. Vacation rentals are available near such sites as the Tuckerton Seaport, a maritime village and seaport with re-created structures to offer a glimpse into the past, and the New Jersey Maritime Museum, a nautical museum with shipwreck artifacts, navigation equipment, and exhibits related to seafaring. The Long Beach Island Museum preserves the history and unique culture of the area with exhibits of life in the 1800s, and the Barnegat Light Museum celebrates the lighthouse and its maritime history with exhibits and artifacts.

Things to do

Nature and wildlife near Long Beach Island vacation rentals

Aside from the idyllic beaches for sunbathing and relaxing, Long Beach Island has plenty of natural areas and trails to delight the nature lover. Vacation homes can be found near such exciting locations as the Barnegat Lighthouse State Park, a scenic park with a maritime forest, nature trails, and a lighthouse with panoramic views, and Island Beach State Park, a nature preserve on a barrier island with a soft sand beach, dunes, marshes, and forests. The Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, a coastal reserve known for excellent bird-watching and nature trails, is also great for wildlife viewing. Fantasy Island Amusement Park, a theme park with thrill rides, games, and carnival food, is also popular for families.

Outdoor activities

Must-try adventures near vacation homes in Long Beach Island

Long Beach Island has endless opportunities to get outside and explore the landscape. Hiking, horseback riding, and biking are popular activities on the island forest and parks, while fishing, parasailing, swimming, sailing, and surfing are popular for water recreation. There are also excellent golf courses on the island, and if you prefer to take in the scenery by air, skydiving, hot-air ballooning, and biplane rides are on the offer.

Restaurants and bars

Best cuisine in Long Beach Island

Long Beach Island has a unique blend of flavors and tastes that come from its array of cultural influences. Local restaurants often make use of locally grown food sources, such as tomatoes, peaches, blueberries, and cranberries, though submarine sandwiches, cheesesteaks, and soft pretzels are also common. Local seafood is also popular in Long Beach Island restaurants and eateries, with a variety of shellfish and fish making it onto the menu. Salt water taffy, a soft candy that’s a common souvenir food for beachside towns, was also originally produced from a resort town in New Jersey. Whatever your craving, it’s easy to find the ideal restaurant for your taste near Long Beach Island vacation homes.

Essential info

Key facts about stays in Long Beach Island vacation homes

Like the New Jersey State mainland, Long Beach Island is a hygienic and safe area with quality medical care and emergency services. It’s recommended to bring any medications you may need with you, but there are pharmacies and hospitals available. The tap water is potable, but you may be restricted from drinking natural water in parks. Though the shoreline generally has calm waters, it’s important to check the weather and tide conditions for the local beaches during your stay at your summer rental.

What are the top vacation rentals in Long Beach Island?

Whether you're organizing your next epic adventure with pals or a romantic escape with your darling, one of these top vacation rentals in Long Beach Island is sure to catch your eye:

  • "Great Views. Only Steps From The Beach": If you're after somewhere in Loveladies with 6 bedrooms and plenty of charm, this escape is calling your name. Amenities include a dryer and an ice maker.
  • "Labor Day Week Availability Best Week Of The Summer 3 Day Min Stay": Stay a few nights or more at this escape in Eggstatt and make use of heating, towels and more. It has 4 bedrooms to accommodate your family and friends.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Long Beach Island vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Long Beach Island?

Give these vacation homes a gold star! The following weekend escapes in Long Beach Island have all received high praise from our delighted guests:

  • "Bayside Bargin 2nd Fl. Of Duplex In Ship Bottom 133680": Indulge in a night or two of rest and relaxation at this cozy retreat in Beach Haven. Along with its chilled vibe, it comes with a kitchen and a stovetop. Eager to go exploring? Natural attractions including Absecon Wildlife Management Area and Lakes Bay are not too far away.
  • "Cute 1 Bedroom Condo On Quiet Street Walk To Beach": With conveniences including a boat and a kitchen, you'll feel right at home at this Beach Haven escape. Outdoorsy travelers will love checking out the local sights, like Monterey Beach and Haven Beach.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Long Beach Island?

Generally well located and at a price that won't make your wallet cry, studio apartments offer style and privacy with the comforts of home. Book one of these studio apartments for rent in Long Beach Island and use it as a base to explore:

  • Stay at "Cute 1 Bedroom Condo On Quiet Street Walk To Beach" and you'll be perfectly placed to cross off cultural sights like Anchor and Palette Art Gallery and Surflight Theatre. Air conditioning and an oven are a couple of the amenities at this property in Beach Haven.
  • Alternatively, unpack your suitcase at "Cottage 3 From Beach" which comes with a microwave oven, a fridge and more. Located in Beach Haven, sights like Albert Music Hall and Anchor and Palette Art Gallery will appeal to the culture buff in you.

Can I find short term rentals in Long Beach Island?

Yes, so you can forget about staying in a dreary hotel or sleeping in someone's spare room. Book one of our short-term rentals in Long Beach Island and put your feet up in your own private escape. Here are a few options we think you'll love:

  • You'll be close to the heart of Beach Haven when you stay at "Bayside Bargin 2nd Fl. Of Duplex In Ship Bottom 133680". Make the most of your whirlwind adventure by visiting top attractions around you, beginning with Eagleswood Amusement Park and Bay Village.
  • "Cute 1 Bedroom Condo On Quiet Street Walk To Beach" is another wonderful choice. Spend a couple of days or more at this property in Beach Haven and pencil in visits to Bay Village and Hartland Miniature Golf & Arcade, which are within easy reach.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Long Beach Island?

Whether you've been paired up for a month, a decade or forever, there's nothing like a romantic weekend getaway to fan the flames of passion. If you're after somewhere dreamy to spend a few days with your other half, you'll be wooed by these retreats:

  • Catch up on quality time and cuddles at "Great Views. Only Steps From The Beach" in Loveladies. A nearby bay and a fireplace are just two of the little touches you'll find here.
  • Alternatively, spend a few days popping Champagne and canoodling at "Labor Day Week Availability Best Week Of The Summer 3 Day Min Stay". A nearby bay and a balcony add to the dreamy atmosphere of this property in Eggstatt.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Long Beach Island?

If you're thinking about taking a getaway to remember, don't travel by yourself; take everyone along. You'll have loads more fun sharing the adventure with friends and family. These vacation rentals in Long Beach Island are ideal for larger groups:

  • "Great Views. Only Steps From The Beach": With 6 bedrooms, everyone can be a part of the fun at this impressive escape in Loveladies. An ocean view and a kitchen are just some of the amenities available here.
  • "Beautiful, Spacious Within Blocks To Both Beach And Bay": You'll get your crew's tick of approval at this Beach Haven option which comes with a water park, a firepit and more. It has 8 bedrooms that will easily accommodate any large group.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Long Beach Island?

In Long Beach Island, you'll find plenty of house rentals where you can make every day a pool day. Having a splashing good time will be your only priority at one of these quality properties:

  • Little kids, big kids, parents — everyone will want to hang out at the pool at "Summer Beach House With Spacious Roofdeck". Take your loved ones on a trip to this Ship Bottom rental home which also features a TV and a kitchen.
  • Read a book beside the water while the kids paddle around at "Zio's Beach House 2nd Floor". This option in Ship Bottom comes with a range of conveniences to keep your team comfy, such as a fridge and a kitchenette.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Long Beach Island?

Start working on your invitation list, because Vrbo has plenty of family vacation rentals in Long Beach Island that'll put out the welcome mat for your crew. Here are a couple of our top picks:

  • Located in Loveladies, "Great Views. Only Steps From The Beach" has 6 bedrooms and can sleep up to 14 of your nearest and dearest. Some handy amenities here include a toaster and a theme park.
  • "Beautiful, Spacious Within Blocks To Both Beach And Bay" in Beach Haven is another favorite with families. You'll be able to invite up to 20 people to this retreat which has 8 bedrooms, a dishwasher, a porch and more.

Can I find family cabin rentals in Long Beach Island?

Renting a cabin in Long Beach Island is the perfect way to reconnect with the family. Rally the troops and check out these amazing options:

  • "Rustic Country Log Cabin At Culver Lake" - Book a weekend or more at this getaway in Branchville. Amenities like a kitchen and childrens activities will help make your stay nice and comfortable.
  • "Medford Lakes Cabin" - Create magical memories together at this sought-after property. Located in Medford, it features nearby birdwatching activities, a fridge and more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Long Beach Island vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in Long Beach Island?

Vrbo has an awesome range of one-bedroom vacation rentals in Long Beach Island. Whether you're searching for a modern apartment or a simple cabin, we'll help you find the perfect one-bedroom property. Here are a couple to try on for size:

  • Escape on your own or take a few friends with you to "Browstone Apartment Building" in Historic Downtown. When you're not checking out the surrounding area, make use of a kitchen and a nearby waterfront.
  • "Zennova #24 Nikiti Flow Family Apt" in Halkidiki is another terrific option where you can stay, play and sleep in comfort. Top amenities here include a swimming pool and a garden.