Discover a selection of 3,000 vacation rentals in Avalon, NJ 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 $132 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Avalon. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Discover the splendor of Avalon in vacation home rentals

With its enviable location on the shores of Seven Mile Island, it's no surprise that Avalon is renowned as one of New Jersey's most popular vacation spots; this exclusive destination has been attracting the area's jet-setting vacationers for well over a century, and it continues to draw visitors who are keen to sunbathe, surf, and try their hand at a host of watersports. And despite the enduring popularity of its golden sands, thanks to the abundance of Avalon vacation rentals near the beach, it's now easier than ever to find accommodation that's close to this town's star attraction.

Things to do

Living history in Avalon

Avalon might be best known for its beaches, but modern-day visitors will be surprised to learn that the region originally began life as a wooded agricultural settlement, before the juniper forests on the island were cleared and the area redeveloped as a resort destination for New Jersey's elite in the late 19th century. To get a greater insight into the town's natural and cultural heritage, take a trip to the centrally located Avalon History Center, which explores the area's past and present through a range of public programs and exhibits.


Things to do near Avalon vacation homes

As befits a town that prides its reputation on its spectacular seafront, there's a generous offering of water-based activities in Avalon. Surfing in the waters of 30th Street Beach is a perennial favorite, and those seeking to improve their board skills can check out the summertime surf camps that are run by companies in the area. Fishing is another popular Avalon activity, with numerous angling excursions and charter trips available around the shoreline. Some of these outings also give you the chance to see seabirds and dolphins as you drop your line and wait for a bite.


Climate for your stay in Avalon vacation homes

Demand for beachfront Avalon vacation rentals peaks from June to August, and it's not hard to understand why; the town's been gifted with a near-perfect summer climate, with temperatures typically peaking at above 80°F. These balmy conditions are ideal for enjoying everything that Avalon has to offer, whether it's sunbathing, watersports, or just strolling along the beach. If you're looking for a more affordable Avalon vacation rental, consider traveling in May or September, when highest temperatures can still climb to over 75°F. No matter when you choose to visit, booking well in advance ensures the best prices.

Natural features

Dip your toes into Avalon's wetlands

The area around Avalon boasts plenty of other natural assets in addition to its shoreline, with a visit to the Wetlands Institute a particular highlight, especially if you’re traveling with kids. Conveniently located in nearby Stone Harbor, just a 15-minute drive from most Avalon vacation rentals, this much-loved local institution showcases the best of Seven Mile Island's unique coastal and wetland habitats. Self-guided tours are available in winter, and nature excursions, boat rides, and guided beach walks are offered in the summer months. Opening hours and days vary depending on the season, so check the website before you go to avoid disappointment.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Avalon

The nearest airport is in Atlantic City Intl. Airport (ACY), located 25.4 mi (40.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Cape May, NJ (WWD-Cape May County), which is 12.2 mi (19.6 km) away.

Family friendly

Family fun near Avalon vacation homes

Kids will love the attractions in Avalon. Vacation homes are available near places like the Wetlands Institute, a wetland area with marshes and other habitats for native wildlife, and Cape May County Park & Zoo, a zoological park with hundreds of animals in naturalistic enclosures. You can also visit the Avalon History Center, a local history museum with photos and artifacts of the area.

Good for couples

Couple's retreat near Avalon vacation rentals

Avalon is an ideal destination for a couple’s retreat. Vacation rentals can be found near places like Stone Harbor Point, a bird-watching destination with walking trails and a waterfront park with marshlands, and Hereford Inlet, a tranquil bay with a picturesque lighthouse and opportunities for boating and fishing. You may also enjoy the Stone Harbor Museum, a charming museum with archives and artifacts from the local area.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Avalon?

Whatever you're seeking in a vacation, you'll find a rental in or around Avalon that's perfect for you. Here are some of our favorites:

  • Take advantage of conveniences like pet-friendly services and an oven at "Beautiful House Perfect Location 1 Block To Beach And Boardwalk". Located around 15 miles from Avalon, this unique option has 4 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • "Luxury Mediterranean Mansion - Pool" is another top pick, offering 7 bedrooms, free WiFi, winery tours and more. It's around 30 miles from Avalon.

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

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Avalon?

Clock out on Friday and then pack your overnight bag. If it's time for some relaxation and fun, these retreats in and near Avalon promise the perfect weekend getaway:

  • Located 25 miles to the northeast of the center of Avalon, "Amazing Shore House Beach Block Luxurious" appeals to nature buffs and adventurous types. Keep busy by exploring nearby outdoor attractions, including Mays Landing Golf and Country Club and The Pines at Clermont Golf Club. If you're up for more, try sailing or surfing and boogie boarding.
  • "Amazing Location One Block From Beach Totally Renovated Tags" is another great property to consider. Around 16 miles northeast of Avalon, use it as a base to try some horse riding or sailing. Atlantic City Historical Museum and Clubhouse Lagoon also have to be on your to-do list while you're here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Avalon?

Typically compact, less expensive and well located, it's not difficult to be charmed by a studio apartment. Get cozy in one of these vacation rentals and discover the culture of Avalon up close:

  • Make "Welcome To "ocean Sunrise". Renovated Direct Ocean Front Private End Unit" your home away from home. This wonderful property features amenities including WiFi and a beach.
  • "Osprey Nest. . . Near Beaches, Restaurants" is another attractive choice. Make yourself at home and take advantage of golf, air conditioning and more.

When it's time to step foot outside your studio apartment and do some sightseeing, there's plenty to keep you on the go around Avalon. Enjoy cultural attractions? Swing by New Brunswick Performing Arts Center and Perkins Center for the Arts.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Avalon?

Short-term rentals are easy to come by in and around Avalon. Stay a night or two in a condo, a budget apartment or a spacious house. Whatever sort of vacation rental you're chasing, you'll have plenty to select from with Vrbo. Here are a few top picks:

  • Nice and close to the center of Avalon, "Prime Location Ocean Side Of Asbury" is an ideal base for a quick break. While you're around, take a look at leading sights like Six Flags Great Adventure and Laurita Winery.
  • Sleep, relax and explore from "Welcome To "ocean Sunrise". Renovated Direct Ocean Front Private End Unit", another excellent option. JB MDL Lakehurst Naval Base and New Egypt Speedway should be on your to-do list when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Avalon?

Forget chocolates and roses. Sometimes all you need is to get away for the weekend, just the two of you. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Avalon that would make even old Cupid envious. Here are some to tempt you:

  • Slip away on Friday afternoon for a couple of nights of passion at "Beautiful House Perfect Location 1 Block To Beach And Boardwalk". Roughly 15 miles from Avalon, this place comes with plenty of nice touches, like winery tours and beauty services.
  • Otherwise, spend your break sipping wine and canoodling at "Luxury Mediterranean Mansion - Pool", around 30 miles from Avalon. Massage services and a nearby bay will help set the scene for romance.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Avalon?

If you're seeking somewhere to reconnect with loved ones this vacation, why not go all out? These mansions for rent in or near Avalon will easily fit the entire crew while doing it in style:

  • Charm, character and style — "Luxury Mediterranean Mansion - Pool" has it all, and then some. Around 30 miles northeast of Avalon and offering golf and a swimming pool, this showstopper is tough to beat.
  • With a swimming pool, a beach view and a wealth of other awesome amenities, "Luxury Ocean Front Mansion With Heated Pool" will get your guests' nod of approval. This plush retreat is around 25 miles to the northeast of Avalon.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Avalon?

Peep these large group vacation rentals in or near Avalon and forget about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • A range of amenities including a beach view and a swimming pool make "Luxury Mediterranean Mansion - Pool" a top pick. This popular property has 7 bedrooms and accommodates up to 22 guests. From central Avalon, it's around 30 miles away to the northeast.
  • "Amazing Shore House Beach Block Luxurious" is another excellent option. It's around 25 miles to the northeast of Avalon, has 6 bedrooms and welcomes up to 13 guests. A fireplace and a water view are just a couple of things that'll help make your group vacation even more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Avalon?

Nothing says fun and frivolity like a pool. Grab your flamingo floatie and check out these houses in or near Avalon that feature this vacation necessity: Avalon has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging between 70 ºF and 75 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summertime to visit. Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Avalon vacation rental and plan your escape for whatever season you like.

  • Make yourself comfortable at "Beautiful House Perfect Location 1 Block To Beach And Boardwalk", where your highest priority will be spending time in the pool. Amenities such as childrens activities and a kitchen help make this retreat a favorite with guests.
  • "Amazing Shore House Beach Block Luxurious" is the kind of place you go to get away from the everyday and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its pool. A nearby laundromat and outdoor furniture are also on hand to make your visit nice and comfy.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Avalon?

Every get-together with the family should be one to remember. Whether you're planning a break with the kids or a long-overdue family reunion, Vrbo's large family vacation rentals in or near Avalon offer a comfy home away from home with plenty of space for everyone:

  • Sleeping up to 9 guests in 4 bedrooms, "Beautiful House Perfect Location 1 Block To Beach And Boardwalk" is the ideal place to hang out with the family. This popular retreat is 15 miles to the northeast of Avalon and has amenities that include pet-friendly facilities and a microwave oven.
  • "Luxury Mediterranean Mansion - Pool" also offers the space you need to connect with the ones you love. This option is around 30 miles to the northeast of Avalon, and accommodates as many as 22 guests in its 7 bedrooms. A kitchen island and towels will help keep everyone happy and comfortable.

If you're after family-friendly attractions in the area, you're spoiled for choice. Six Flags Great Adventure, Coco Key Water Resort and iPlay America promise lots of fun for all ages.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Avalon?

Spending time with family is important, which is why we'll help you find a space where you can truly connect. Stay in one of these family cabin rentals in or near Avalon and make wonderful memories with the ones you love:

  • "Cabin - A Unique Pet Friendly Stay In Cape May" - Enjoy great times with your gang at this retreat, which is around 14 miles southwest of central Avalon. Pet-friendly facilities and a nearby laundromat are some of its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Cabin - A Hidden Treasure On The Delaware Bay" - Another excellent choice, this vacation rental comes with nearby birdwatching activities, a nearby bay and more. You'll find it around 30 miles to the northwest of Avalon.

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