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Bethany Beach

Bethany Beach, DE
+1 800-732-7433
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Rain or shine it is a great family beach!

the weather was bad but the beach was clean and great to walk. we rented chairs and enjoyed... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Beth B
Best of all beach for the family.

By reputation this is a quite beach community and it certainly lives up to its reputation. We have... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“ocean city” (61 reviews)
“family beach” (24 reviews)
“sea colony” (20 reviews)
Bethany Beach, DE
+1 800-732-7433
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Reviewed yesterday

the weather was bad but the beach was clean and great to walk. we rented chairs and enjoyed watching people!

Thank Beth B
Reviewed yesterday

By reputation this is a quite beach community and it certainly lives up to its reputation. We have been going to Bethany Beach for many years and hope to continue this traditions for many years to come.

Thank Ruby4312
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the beach, it wasn't overly crowded in June and used the umbrella and chair rental located right below the boardwalk.

Thank Kari W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing like OCM. Quiet family oriented. There is the Altlantic Ocean, sand on the beach, places to eat, without sweaty smelly 20 something's swearing and partying around every corner. Not that I never did that, I just don't now ;)

Thank DaveWhit91
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beach was wide and not too crowded. We saw many families and couples. The area is less commercial than Ocean City, which we enjoyed. Some areas of the beach had a significant drop off from the strand to the water line. We found a...More

Thank ProfExit1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bethany is a great place for couples and families. Just enough variety of entertainment and dining options.

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bethany Beach is a great beach town for families looking for a quieter vacation! It is conveniently located nearby Dewey Beach and Rehoboth Beach at the North and Fenwick Island and Ocean City MD at the south, lots of fun and amenities in those towns...More

Thank lmmwk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this quiet little town which limits buildings to no more than 3 stories which makes it very appealing. Lovely town, boardwalk and beach.

Thank PAColl1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bethany beach is accessible from many of the streets in the town. There is also a half mile boardwalk. There are lifeguards on duty I think Memorial Day through Labor day. It was not terribly crowded when we were there, especially once we walked past...More

Thank VTsoxfan04
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Craft show was in the weekend and lots of typical beach cuisine and surf shops! Definitely great for families. Can walk this beach for miles and the sand is soft. Lots of lifeguards too!

Thank Linda T
Nearby Restaurants
Fishers Popcorn
145 reviews
.12 km away
Kohr Brothers Frozen Custard
92 reviews
.08 km away
Sunshine Crepes
113 reviews
.11 km away
Maureen's Ice Cream and Desserts
63 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
Bethany Beach Boardwalk
298 reviews
.07 km away
South Coastal Library
61 reviews
.78 km away
Captain Jack's Pirate Golf
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.34 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Joaquin O
is this beach free?
11 May 2017|
Response from lovetotravel846 | Reviewed this property |
yes, parking can be tough
Rhonda L
Are you allowed to put up canopies on the beach ?
27 February 2017|
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Response from RedLester | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We have seen many of them and I would feel confident telling you that they are ok. If you can bring your own as well as chairs will save lots of money rather than renting. I also suggest making sure they are well... More
Is Bethany beach rocky?
6 January 2017|
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Response from wiilovethebeach | Reviewed this property |
We have never found it rocky