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Bethany Beach

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Address: Bethany Beach, DE
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+1 800-732-7433

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Favorite Beach

This was my first time visiting this beach. It was perfect! Not very crowded. Nice old world charm. Relatively quiet. Seemed to be a nice place for a family. I absolutely loved... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first time visiting this beach. It was perfect! Not very crowded. Nice old world charm. Relatively quiet. Seemed to be a nice place for a family. I absolutely loved it. My new favorite beach!

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Thank Bethany M
Newark, Delaware
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15 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Bethany. The boardwalk is just right; classy/not trashy. Best crepes outside of France according to my 96 year old French mother-in-law who is not easy to please when it comes to American food.

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Thank Lisa C
Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here 8 years. Small, little night life, family friendly. Easy enough to go up to Dewey or Rehoboth for more bar scene or broader dining experience.

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Thank shaher1
Burke, Virginia
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family owns a condo on the beach and we love it here. It slowed down our pace- while we are there and it great. Not a ton to do and that's fine by us.

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Burke, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

Family Beach, good eats locally; Bethany Beach Suites, the Penguin - all excellent, good value, awesome experience!!

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Evanston, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Crowds were gone, only locals walking their dogs, and tourists strolling along the water's edge. Beach was pristine, though small. Rustic, high dunes topped with beach grass, wooden steps to the beach... I imagine this is really crowded in the summer. Perfect for a fall getaway!

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Thank wendy L
Ile de Noirmoutier, France
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161 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Quite nice beach but very small compared to Rehoboth beach. It can become very crowded during peak times.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Spent a few days in Bethany Beach wanting a relaxing, quieter beach than most of the other area beaches and Bethany is perfect. There is a small boardwalk with just a few shops, no rides-games or other usual boardwalk attractions, exactly what we were looking for. Stayed at the Marriott right on the beach/boardwalk. Only a few restaurants in Bethany,... More 

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Thank Heaven0514
Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

My family and I decided to meet here for a weekend ... we stayed at a local resort .It was a great time with you it is Lawson the beach is very clear .. clean and quiet !! It was off season but I think it's a little less hectic than Ocean city .. it was October the water was... More 

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Arnold, Maryland
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379 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We love Bethany Beach compared to nearby Ocean City. It's much more family friendly and safer. It just doesn't seem nearly as trashy as OC. It has a nice small town feel.

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