The Cove Beach in Cape May, NJ
Welcome to The Cove Beach in Cape May, New Jersey. A great beach with fabulous sunset views, the Cove Beach is also a favorite of local and visiting surfers and kayakers. This beach is one of the most dynamically changing shorelines anywhere along the Jersey coast, frequently gaining or losing fifty to a hundred yards or more in width within weeks.
The Cove Beach is located in Cape May, a small seaside resort town on the southernmost tip of New Jersey.Cape May is noted for being a federally designated National Historic Landmark District, due to the 600 plus Victorian style homes that grace our streets. Cape May also is home to one of the top five commercial fishing fleets on the East Coast of the U.S. as well as the nation’s only Basic Training facility for the U.S. Coast Guard.
The Cove Beach plays host each day to hundreds of swimmers, sunbathers, surfers, kayakers and hikers. Located at the very south west end of town, with a totally unobstructed view each day of the sunset, this beach also features a picturesque view of the Cape May Lighthouse.
The Lighthouse is a functioning navigational aid still to this day and is also operated as a museum, where you can climb the interior staircase to the top for a bird’s eye view of the Cape.
If you plan visiting Cape May as part of your vacation, you may want to chose a Victorian style rental in Cape May, so you can truly experience the history the town has to offer.