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Bethany Beach

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Address: Bethany Beach, DE
Phone Number: 18007327433
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The Hamptons for DC and VA

A must see! This is my annual vacation beach getaway. The beach is fun and has many lifeguards which is great if you have kids. They have umbrellas and small gazebos for rental..

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A must see! This is my annual vacation beach getaway. The beach is fun and has many lifeguards which is great if you have kids. They have umbrellas and small gazebos for rental..

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Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bethany Beach is a great little town, right on the beach with the ocean and boardwalk. Very low key, clean, and more upscale than surrounding communities such as Ocean City Maryland (yuk!). You can easily walk to most shops, food and do not have to worry about traffic, lines, or crazy amounts of people

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely, family friendly beach. Crowded in summer but not as bad as Ocean City or some other Delmarva beach resorts. If you want exclusivity, rent a house in one of the private communities to the north of Bethany, where you'll have the beach pretty much to yourself.

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Perkasie, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have come to Bethany Beach every year for the past five years and fell in love with the area. We were pleasantly surprised when we first went to the beach and saw how nice it was. The only negative we have is that there is little parking and when you do find a spot you have to get a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bethany Beach has been a family vacation spot for the past two years. Very family oriented area. Nice beach and walkable neighborhoods. Quite at night

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Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were having a girls' trip (my mom, my daughter and I) to Washington, D.C. and we decided to spend a day at the beach in Delaware. None of us had been to Delaware, and we are trying to visit all 50 states, so we took the opportunity while in DC to get to another state. We were lucky to... More 

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VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had not been to Bethany in many, many years and we were delighted to see that this quaint beach town is still a great spot for families. Beautiful beach, great accomodations walking distance from the beach, no bars!

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Hackettstown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful we love this town. Coming here over 24 yrs. Very family oriented. Great food stores beach. Everyone so friendly

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Thank Catherine C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for families (older and younger ) the boardwalk is small but perfect ! The shops are great ! The beach of course is crowded but all the families are friendly beach is clean

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We LOVE Bethany. We've been going here for quite a few years, used to go to OCMD until we outgrew the crowd and noise and then we discovered Bethany and we love it more each year.

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