Questions and Answers

who can come to Mary's Place by the Sea?

Women who are currently in treatment for cancer are welcome to come to Mary’s Place by the Sea.  Verification of treatment in the form of letter or note from your physician is needed.  If you are requesting an oncology massage, clearance from your physician is required.  Eligibility is extended up to one year post-treatment.

How long can I stay at Mary’s Place by the Sea?

Guests at Mary’s Place by the Sea are welcome to stay for a day of services or for up to two nights.  Breakfast and lunch are provided. There are many local restaurants from which to choose for dinner on your own.

Am I permitted to bring a companion or pet?

Single bedroom accommodations permit one person per room. Therefore, we cannot accommodate companions.  Due to the health sensitivities of our guests, pets are not allowed.

What does it cost to stay at Mary’s Place by the Sea?

All accommodations and services are free of charge.  If you are inclined, our service practitioners accept tips.  Donations to Mary’s Place by the Sea are welcome.

Is transportation provided or parking available?

Transportation is not provided, however, we are easily accessible by bus (Academy Bus Lines) and train (NJ Transit to Bradley Beach or Asbury Park).  There are taxis available at each train station. There is on-street parking.  During the summer months, parking is a challenge since Ocean Grove is a beach community.  If possible, we recommend being dropped off during the summer season.

What should I bring with me for my stay at Mary's Place by the Sea?

Slippers and robe, toiletries, medications (as prescribed by your health care physician. We are not a medical facility and not responsible for dispensing medication). Please refrain from bringing perfume or alcoholic beverages.  If you prefer to use hand sanitizer as opposed to soap and water, please bring your own.


We are able to provide beach badges to our guests on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.


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