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Bethany Beach

Address: Bethany Beach, DE
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Swimming, Walking
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Bethany is such a great a place to visit. There are so many choices. Plenty of restaurants and things to do. It's a quiet resort with friendly people. Loved it so much we bought a house here. It's a great community all year around.

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Boston
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Bethany Beach is picture perfect for those who like a small town feel. There are several great restaurants in Bethany, and outlets are not far for those who like to shop. Beach is beautiful. Stroll on boardwalk is a must.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Sand is clean, boardwalk is nice. Businesses near beach pleasing to look at. Homes architectually attractive.

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Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This beach isn't natural, which I found out after getting there. It is man made, what that means for visitors is that the sand is steep down to the ocean, and the ocean gets deeper faster than many other beaches. Also the ocean water is very cold, maybe its just because I usually go to southern beaches. But it was... More

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Huntington, New York
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75 reviews 75 reviews
9 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We have been going to Bethany Beach for about 22 years now and we find it to be a great beach for family and friends.

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Even though we are down here off season, there is still plenty of things to do and see. Beach is always clean, and police presence is always there! Great family area!!!

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Red Lion, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Location is great--right off boardwalk. Parking though, is difficult to find. Parking near boardwalk before Sept 15 is max 2 hrs and then you must purchase more time (I believe we paid $3.50 for 2 hrs). Beach itself was wonderful--after all--it is the beach!

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Danbury, Connecticut
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I live here so I may be a little prejudice, but Bethany Beach is an awesome beach. The sandy beach is clean and great to walk on. The ocean is fabulous. It is a quieter beach than some, and consists mostly of families. Life guards are very good which is important because there can be rip tides. The guards will... More

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York, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Family atmosphere, away from hustle and bustle of larger beach towns. Variety of activities on the boardwalk. Within easy driving distance of Rehoboth and Ocean City.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The beach is clean and family-friendly. But what really concerns me are the lifeguards -- and the only reason why I give this beach three stars instead of five. On most beaches, lifeguards appear very vigilant. But at Bethany, they don't seem to take their job as seriously as they should. I noticed that when lifeguards are grouped in pairs,... More

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