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The Belmar Motor Lodge offers you a scenic view of Belmar’s Shark River Marina.  Whether you just want to take a stroll along the docks, watch the beautiful sunsets over the water or head out on a fishing charter, the Shark River Marina is only just the start of things to keep you busy while staying with us.  Located just minutes away are the local Belmar beaches, as well as the beaches of Avon-By-The-Sea, Bradley Beach, Spring Lake, Sea Girt and Manasquan.  You have the option of driving to the beach or walking the short ½ mile distance to one of the local Belmar beaches.  There are also a number of dining locations, shopping outlets and malls, movie theaters, golf courses, amusement parks and lots of other fun activities to keep you entertained during your visit with us!


Breakfast & Dining:

  • Express Station Café
  • Belmar Café
  • Acropolis
  • Connolly Station
  • 507 Main
  • Boathouse Bar & Grill
  • Princess Maria Diner (5 minutes away)

For a complete list of all the dining locations in Belmar, click on the following link: .  If you don’t feel like walking or driving, there are local cabs readily available. 

Bars & Night Life:

  • Bar Anticipation
  • D’Jais
  • Headliner
  • Connolly Station
  • 507 Main
  • Boathouse Bar & Grill
  • Paul’s Tavern

Shopping Malls & Outlets:


    • Monmouth Mall (20 minutes away)
    • Seaview Square Mall (15 minutes away)
    • Brook 35 Outlets in Sea Girt (10 minutes away)
    • Jersey Shore Premium Outlets in Tinton Falls (10-15 minutes away)
    • Jersey Shore Premium Outlets in Jackson (30 minutes away)
    • Circle Factory Outlets in Manasquan (10 minutes away)

    State Parks:


    • Allaire State Park & Historic Village in Wall (732-938-2371)
    • Sea Girt Lighthouse in Sea Girt (732-974-0514)
    • Island Beach State Park in Seaside Park (732-793-0506)
    • Manasquan Reservoir in Manasquan (732-919-0996)

    Family Fun & Entertainment:

    • Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson (732-928-1821)
    • Jenkinson’s Boardwalk & Aquarium in Point Pleasant (732-892-0600)
    • PNC Arts Center (732-203-2300)
    • Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport (732-222-5100)
    • Freehold Raceway in Freehold (732-462-3800)
    • Bradley Beach Cinema in Bradley Beach (732-774-9089)
    • Middlebrook Clearview Cinemas in Ocean Township (732-493-2277)
    • AMC Theatres at Monmouth Mall in Eatontown (732-935-0789)