Find below visitor support details of Belmar Beach, NJ. Besides contact details, the page also offers a brief overview of the tourist destination.
400 Ocean Ave,
Belmar, NJ 07719,
Directions: Google Maps
Email: [email protected]
About Belmar Beach
An ultimate beach destination in the Mid-Atlantic region, the Belmar Beach at New Jersey, is a popular weekend getaway for New Yorkers. The beach is great-hit for surfers on the East Coast, and is an active hub for surfing competitions and events. Being a small rural town, the oceanfront boardwalk is a mile long, sectioned into 20 Avenues, with eateries and shopping streets. The name of the beach originates from an Italian word Belmar, meaning beautiful sea, and spans over 1.647 square miles of land area.
At Belmar Beach, outdoor activities are aplenty for tourists, and range from parasailing, boat rides, surfing, stand-up paddling, fishing, dolphin/whale watching, biking, kayaking, and pedal boats. For surfing, the best spots at Belmar Beach are the 17th, 18th, and 19th Avenues, and Volleyball nets are available at the 7th Avenue. The ocean front beach is well stocked on amenities, with blue mobility mats, beachfront playgrounds, foot showers, public restrooms, and phone charge booths.
For food lovers, Belmar Beach hosts the seafood festival in May, and sandcastle festival in July, and the summer nights are free for music concerts and spectacular firework shows. Other seasonal festivals worth the wait are cruise night events, Belmar Kite festival, and the San Gennaro festival in September. The Bike riding season at Belmar Beach starts from (May 1st – September 30th) between 6:00am-9:00am, and in the off-season bikers are allowed to ride without time restrictions.
The ideal time to visit Belmar Beach is from April 30th- July 1st, and the weather is moderately humid, and windy all year round. Rooms are expensive during the peak season of July, August, and September, and the least crowded time of the year is December – February. Summer and fall are the best times to spend at the beach, and to explore the city for festivals, events, and full day tours. Rooms start from $77 – $300 per night, and the daily average expenses for an adult are $106, and a 7-day trip per head costs $2,305.
Beach is free for all, to enter during the off-season (October-April), whilst visitors aged 16 and above are required to carry beach tags every day, from Memorial Day until Labors Day in September. Beach tags cost $9 per day, and are free for children aged 15 and below, and seasonal badges for adults cost $70, and are $30 for senior citizens. Parking cost $1 per hour, from 7:00am-8:00pm, during the peak season from May-September, and parking is free in the surrounding neighbourhood areas, and across the boardwalk.