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Bethany Beach

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Address: Bethany Beach, DE
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Activities: Swimming, Walking

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Great family beach, parking is how they keep it that way.

It seems some reviewers are hell-bent on complaining because they received a parking ticket while visiting this great beach. What you have to understand is that the only way this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Corey_C19
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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW via mobile

It seems some reviewers are hell-bent on complaining because they received a parking ticket while visiting this great beach. What you have to understand is that the only way this remains a wonderful family beach is to be able to afford to keep it that way. Charging tourists to park did not bother our family in the least. Yes, it... More 

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Northville, Michigan, United States
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We had a fantastic time with our whole family here. The lifeguards were very professional and friendly. The police were also nice and even offered us a few tips. I was shocked to see so many negative reviews of them. We had interactions with about 4 different officers, and none were unkind. The parking is of course overpriced- just like... More 

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Monroeville, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Bethany Beach is a good family beach. There is not a lot of commercialism in the area so there is not a lot of hubbub. It can get crowded on the weekends, but we always found a good spot with plenty of room around us to be comfortable.

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Brooklyn, New York
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99 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Pretty beach, pristine and clean. Not much in the way of things to do or see around here. If you like peace and quiet it's great.

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Croton on Hudson, New York
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Holiday Inn Express was terrific. Hotel is very clean; rooms are very comfortable; staff cannot do enough for you, slept exceedingly well. Only negative is cost and variation of rooms. Relatively expensive with poor differentiation between availability of rooms. Location is great-near beah, shopping, boardwalk, etc.

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Alexandria, Virginia, United States
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I think that Bethany Beach is a really wonderful place. What I like most is that the beach is not too overdeveloped or spoiled. I like how there are large stretches of native vegetation around the beaches. I hope that the beach is able to maintain its character as time goes on. At the risk of sounding a bit old-fashioned,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I was chilly in early June but my son decided to go in the 58 degree water anyway. I am a shell collector and was only disappointed for about 30 seconds when I didn't find any shells - because there are loads and loads of beautifuly pebbles of all shades and sizes which I added to my beach collection. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Love Sea Colony. Between the beach with play sets, indoor pool and multiple outdoor pools there is so much for families. Down town Bethany Beach is an easy 3/4 mile walk. Stocked fishing ponds and additional playgrounds and basketball courts are across the street. Cvs and walgreens right across the street and stock whatever you need. Two supermarkets and Dollar... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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54 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Thirty years plus at Bethany and we still look forward to it every year. Yes, it's been built up and to buy a home is ridiculously expensive, but there's something timeless about this place. Families enjoying each other's company, creating generational memories. It's not the best beach, it's not the crystal water of the Caribbean, the water can be rough.... More 

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dc
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

If you need to find a vacation rental in Bethany Beach, Crowley is the best! I have been renting from them for 8 years now. If something doesn't work, which is rare, they are there to replace it immediately. They are always kind and helpful and friendly. They found me my place when the other place I used to stay... More 

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Address: Bethany Beach, DE
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Bethany Beach

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