Living room area of Windrift 1 bedroom Avalon hotel room
Four brightly colored cocktails served poolside from our Avalon NJ restaurants
Sand dunes with grass outside of our Avalon NJ hotel
Dining area with kitchenette and table in Signature 1 bedroom suite at our hotel on the NJ shore
Tufts of grass poke through the sand on the beach near our hotel in Avalon

Welcome to ICONA Windrift Resort

Where Luxury Meets Comfort

A classic New Jersey Shore vacation awaits you at ICONA Windrift Resort. As one of only two beachfront hotels on Avalon, NJ's, 7-Mile Island – the other is our sister hotel next door, ICONA Avalon Resort – we have been a New Jersey vacation tradition for generations of guests for nearly 60 years. Our hotel joined the family of ICONA resorts & restaurants in 2021 after being family-owned & operated since 1967.

Families, couples, and groups will escape to ICONA Windrift for years to come, continuing a rich tradition of summer beach vacations in beautiful Avalon, NJ. Once you arrive, you will be greeted with our aloha spirit of warmth and love – all part of our commitment to turn all who visit into members of the ICONA family. 

Large living room with couch and balcony at our Avalon beach hotel
Kitchenette with fridge and sink in one of our Avalon hotel rooms
Interior of one of our Avalon hotel rooms with King bed at ICONA Windrift
Large marble bathroom with shower in one of our Avalon hotel rooms
Living room area of the Oceanfront 1 bedroom suite at our Avalon NJ resort
Interior of Signature King Studio with King bed and kitchenette at our Avalon NJ hotel

Newly Renovated

The beloved Windrift beachfront hotel in Avalon, NJ, has undergone a multi-million dollar renovation that blends the original destination's warmth, charm, and intimacy with contemporary luxury and amenities. The windswept dunes remain while everything about the hotel rooms have been transformed into a coastal chic getaway. Think oceanfront suites, plush studios, and classic hotel rooms. Five stellar dining choices that range from laid-back bars to award-winning fine dining.  

Featured Rooms

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Interior of 4 bedroom condo living room at our Avalon beach hotel

4-Bedroom Condo

The condos had a full renovation for the 2023 season!

These spacious multi-room units include bedding for eight, complete with a full kitchen, washer and dryer.

Classic Queen Room with dual queen beds at ICONA Windrift

Classic Queen

Our bright & cozy Classic Queen guest room features two Queen beds, free Wi-Fi, Keurig coffeemaker, mini fridge, waffle-knit bathrobes and sumptuous bedding with a pillow-top mattress, plush linens and organic bath products.

Signature King Studio hotel room at ICONA Windrift in Avalon NJ with mini fridge, microwave, keurig

Signature King Studio

Spaciously designed Signature King Studios feature one King bed, a comfortable sitting area that includes a double sleeper sofa, a private balcony, a wet bar with microwave, and a beautifully tiled bathroom with separate dressing area with vanity.

Pendant lights hung overhead in our beachfront hotel in Avalon NJ
BRECK live band 5 band members on stage 3  male guitarists, a female lead singer, and a drummer with pink & orange lighting.

ICONA Windrift Live Music & Events for 2024

We have a great live music line-up for the 2024 season at ICONA Windrift. Enjoy piano & singing entertainment in the Signature Lounge while you enjoy dinner & drinks, or dance the night away to high-energy live bands on Level 1. Piano music begins 5/17 & live bands begin 5/11. Click over to our events page to see the full schedule!

A mug and a book on a table in beach at ICONA Windrift

Advanced Purchase Rate

Save 15% when you book & pay for your stay in advance!

Parents watching their kids at the beach at ICONA Windrift

5+ Night Extended Stay Discount

The longer you stay, the less you pay. Any new stay of 5+ nights is eligible for an additional 5% off on top of the already reduced Advanced Purchase Rate.

Weddings in Avalon

Celebrate your biggest of days at the only ocean-view wedding destination on Avalon’s 7-Mile Island. Creative planning, delicious cuisine, vibrant activities, and beautifully designed venues will bring your wedding day dreams to life!

A wedding ceremony takes place on the beach at our Avalon NJ wedding venue