Minerva's Bed and Breakfast in Barnegat Light offers:

"a warm and respectful welcome, to everyone, every time"

  • ...cozy, comfortable, quiet, family-friendly lodging, each with private bath, cable TV, DVD player, and refrigerator.

  • obsessive attention to cleanliness, from kitchen to sitting rooms, beds to doorjams, bathrooms to drawer-handles, keys, and buttons on the remotes! 
  • ethically-created products, including Lacas coffee (http://www.lacascoffee.com/for-restaurants-and-cafes/faq/) and non-animal-tested, allergy-friendly soap and shampoo (https://patch.com/florida/clearwater/soaps--lotions-from-greenwich-bay-trading-co)
  • periodic budget-friendly "theme" weekends for yoga enthusiasts, writers, family-history buffs, nature-lovers, food-lovers, or other "special" interests. Small group, gourmet breakfasts/suppers for a relaxing getaway.
  • ...a quiet wing, with private kitchen and outside entrance for guests who seek special seclusion.

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  • ...easy access to one of New Jersey’s nicest beaches, and to terrific fishing from shore, jetty, or charter-fishing boats.

  • ...magnificent views of Barnegat Bay, the lighthouse, and the sunsets.

  • ...hearty and healthful breakfasts, featuring fresh fruits breads, eggs, yogurt, cheeses, and a hot entree.

  • Responsiveness to guests dietary needs.
  • ...queen or king beds, cozier than a motel.

  • ...free WIFI.

  • ...a copious library that spans fiction, art, biography, social science and the humanities as well as cooking, travel, film, cars, humor, and a selection of children's books.

  • ...complimentary use of bicycles (bring your own helmets), and beach badges.

  • ...a sitting room/meeting room for indoor relaxing, as well as spaces for outdoor sitting.

  • ...a table with an eternal jig-saw puzzle, replaced regularly whenever guests finish it!

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Little Minerva, as she is fondly known, granddaughter of Minerva Jones, also enjoys LBI.


Weather permitting, guests breakfast on the deck right outside the kitchen door.

Clean, unspoiled beaches . . .

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Sometimes guests retire for the night, having given up on the puzzle, only to find that, during the night, a new set of puzzlers--like elves in a fairy tale--has finished the puzzle!