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Bethany Beach

Bethany Beach, DE
+1 800-732-7433
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Quick time at the beach

Was at a private beach. Very laid back family oriented. There were no life guards because it is a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lovetogarden52
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Monroe, New Jersey
Bethany Beach Government Undermines The Town's Potential

Bethany Beach has been a vacation draw for visitors in the DC area for many years. It's quaint and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
FoodieTootie
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Alexandria
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“ocean city” (72 reviews)
“family vacation” (14 reviews)
LOCATION
Bethany Beach, DE
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+1 800-732-7433
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"ocean city"
in 72 reviews
"the east coast"
in 9 reviews
"family vacation"
in 14 reviews
"in town"
in 16 reviews
"life guards"
in 9 reviews
"real estate"
in 6 reviews
"family atmosphere"
in 6 reviews
"laid back"
in 12 reviews
"quiet resort"
in 14 reviews
"wonderful family"
in 8 reviews
"great for families"
in 8 reviews
"small boardwalk"
in 17 reviews
"on duty"
in 6 reviews
"off season"
in 14 reviews
"low key"
in 8 reviews
"vacation spot"
in 6 reviews
"the past years"
in 6 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Was at a private beach. Very laid back family oriented. There were no life guards because it is a private beach. Quiet and relaxing. No loud music or rowdy people

Thank Lovetogarden52
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Bethany Beach has been a vacation draw for visitors in the DC area for many years. It's quaint and on the beach in Delaware. The location is a reasonable drive from the D.C. Area but really only for a night or two at the most....More

Thank FoodieTootie
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Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the best family beaches- quiet, clean, easy rules to follow- they allow you to put your items down in the morning and don' t have to monitor you being there all day- we loved it!

1  Thank sarsmore
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great beach! Never really gets over crowded even when its busy there is always a good spot. The boardwalk is smaller and great for families. Definitely a slower pace compared to places like Ocean City or even Rehoboth.

Thank Dan M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Less crowded than Rehoboth. Found great parking even on 4th of July. Nicely kept. Although, beach was VERY crowded on the 4th for the fireworks. Getting out of there was easy, bit very heavy traffic going north through Dewey. Ride home 45 minutes longer than...More

Thank M Z
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bethany beach is a great area for young families with children to vacation. The beaches are clean, lots of activities for young children and the restaurants are good.

Thank Lou Ann W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We realize that it may have interrupted some vacations, but the project to enhance the beach in Bethany looks like it is a success. The beach was grand, and, as always, there are the nicest folks at the Bethany Beaches

Thank Joe B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bethany beach has just been refurbished. It’s broad and clean, with lifeguards, beach chair and umbrella rentals, and a boardwalk. We came for the 4th of July week and people were not right on top of each other like other beaches (e.g., Rehoboth). The pic...More

2  Thank bikerfitz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bethan Beach just got an overhaul! The beach was just replenished with sand from the ocean. Watching the whole operation was fascinating! The sand is clean, raked and perfect!

1  Thank Carole M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always come here for 4th of July for a week. It's always fun. This year there was beach replenishment but it's made the beach wider.

Thank angel16steele
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Nearby Attractions
Bethany Beach Boardwalk
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.28 miles away
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jen c
June 30, 2018|
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Response from TravelGirl297 | Reviewed this property |
Parking costs money, but the beach is free!
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Kate K
June 5, 2018|
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Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
My Wife and I love the Bethany Beach Suites which is a Residence Inn by Marriott. It is a little hectic during season so make sure you have your reservation in hand when you check-in. You can rent both chairs and umbrellas... More
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Mary D
May 24, 2018|
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Response from sam_i_am4410 | Reviewed this property |
We have not taken any dogs to Bethany Beach but I am sure you can take them before AM beach is open to public and PM after public goes home.
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