Point Pleasant Beach, NJ Beach Information
The Sun, The
Sand, The Water, The Waves
Beach has both public access and private beaches. The southern end
of town is comprised of a public access beach. There is a small
fee to get on the beach and lifeguards are present form 9-5 each
day. Entrance to this beach can be found on Ocean Avenue. The public
beach access here is marked by a small blue sign which is easily
overlooked. The entrance is located directly across from the Dunes
Motel. The path runs from the street between new homes constructed
at Bay Head Point. Yes! This area is public east of the high water
To the north of this point, you will find Bradshaw Beach. There
is a small shed which sells seasonal as well as daily beach badges.
The area of the boardwalk is owned privately. Access to this beach
is monitored at all entrance points. Daily and seasonal beach badges
can be purchased at these entrances. In addition, Martells offers
access to the portion of the beach immediately surrounding the Tiki
Bar. Here, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are served by waitress
SURFING: It is becoming increasingly more difficult to find
beach areas where surfing is permitted. In the off hours, surfers
gather at "The Pocket" area at the inlet. On many days you will
see some of the areas best surfers shredding left and right hand
breaks.The only area that you will find surfers during open hours
is at the public access. Nearby Manasquan offers surfers a chance
to find waves. Because of the inlet formation, we recommend giving
this area a try.
SWIMMING: Private pay beaches offer individual lifeguard
towers. These are spread out throughout this area. Beach goers can
find surf conditions marked by flags flying. The public beach area
is "At your own risk".
is a go for no warning.
is a caution for potential strong waves or currents
is for danger/ swimming closed.