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Bethany Beach

Bethany Beach, DE
+1 800-732-7433
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Great beach

Despite many storms erosion, this beach is always great...year-round. Boardwalk and town are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ocean View, United States
Nice family area but not good for surfers!

Due to the sand replenishment the waves break on the beach. Your run is from the wave to the beach... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sebastiano S
Hamilton, New Jersey
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  • Average5%
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“ocean city” (71 reviews)
“sea colony” (21 reviews)
Bethany Beach, DE
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite many storms erosion, this beach is always great...year-round. Boardwalk and town are always a real treat. for locals and visitors

Thank 483marilynp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Due to the sand replenishment the waves break on the beach. Your run is from the wave to the beach. Very short and dangerous. Great for families, quieter than Ocean City and Rehoboth.

Thank Sebastiano S
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Thef rules in place are no smoking on the beach, which is wonderful for the environment and good for non smokers. there are many dining options on and off the boardwalk. Lots of small stores to browse and paid parking UGH.

Thank ShirleyGirl2014
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Great beach. Packed in the summer, but nicer and not as packed as the nearby beaches (calmer than Ocean City). Quiet and Peaceful in the winter.

Thank jtrvlr1
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

A great all American town, a quiet resort with zero to no crime and an American Flag in every yard. We plan to retire here soon, God willing.

1  Thank MidshipMan79
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful sand beaches, several marine mammal sightings, and very few visitors really made our beach time special. The tide is extremely rough (compared to Florida beaches) but you'll be impressed by the cleanliness.

1  Thank HEATHER H
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Not a deep beach, but very clean. Great for families. The new big chill beach takeout make it even better.

Thank PeachyAJ
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I drove 3.5 hours to Bethany Beach with a dozen or so of my college students just for a Saturday away from campus in September. Parking was free as it was more than 2 weeks after Labor Day. Maybe it's fine for a week vacation,...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Bethany is a classy, beautiful beach that you can feel good about visiting with the entire family. If you are looking for carnival craziness, go somewhere else!

2  Thank CuriousTravelerRadio
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A very laid back beach that was clean & wide for family to enjoy their stay. The activities that were going on while we stayed were nice & family friendly, art show & music .

Thank kkerrigan5
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Nearby Restaurants
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.13 km away
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.30 km away
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.33 km away
Nearby Attractions
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.01 km away
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.78 km away
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.34 km away
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Jenna M
16 August 2017|
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Response from hwattorney | Reviewed this property |
Also used the bathrooms on the main boardwalk. Beach-y but clean.
Jim R
14 August 2017|
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Response from sam_i_am4410 | Reviewed this property |
Beaches in Delaware are free except for parking in Bethany. Big pain! Not far from Bethany is Fenwick Park, I think it is $8-$10 to park but you have bathrooms and showers. A small place to buy food. This is ideal if you... More
16 July 2017|
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Response from Lynn F | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see any there the last week in July