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Bethany Beach

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Address: Bethany Beach, DE
Phone Number: 18007327433

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One of the best beaches ivebeen to on East Coast

Beautiful ,big,clean,white sandy beach. Affordable umbrella and chair rentals from Steen's rental on the beach. The folks that work for Steen's are friendly too. Very crowded... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Warrenton, Virginia
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Warrenton, Virginia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful ,big,clean,white sandy beach. Affordable umbrella and chair rentals from Steen's rental on the beach. The folks that work for Steen's are friendly too. Very crowded beach in July, get out early if you want to be close to beach to watch the kids as they play on shore and waves. Very much a good family beach. Bethany was great!!... More 

Thank Annc1963
Potomac, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beach is packed, each and every day, but always seem to find a decent spot to settle in. Parking is impossible--get ride or use shuttle if possible. Decent food; not too overpriced. People nice and not noisy. Water refreshing but cant do waves.

Thank RonFG
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great place for families!! Lots to do and close to inland activities!! The beach is spacious but not overly crowded. It is a great area for running and biking!! Not to mention you can drive on the beach!!

Thank jjttm
Woodbridge, Virginia
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great place for the entire family. We have been going to Bethany - that is the whole family - adult children and grandchildren. The grandchildren are now teenagers and one is 20, and they all look forward to going every summer. They have been going since they were very small. Two visited for the first time when they were... More 

Thank M D
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've visited Bethany Beach every summer of my life, since 1970. It is very clean and family friendly. It can get a little crowded during the most popular weeks during the summer, but it is nothing unbearable. We are always able to find parking, a spot on the beach, and a place to get good food without a wait.

Thank bohemianbluebird
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We are more accustomed to Florida and Caribbean but came to BB after a nearby large family vacation week. Never seen such a densely packed US beach. Will not return. To us, bring by ocean should be mellow dropout, and this definitely was not.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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303 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful clean beach, although even in July the water it too cold for my taste. The section we used was at the Sea colony resort. In order to access the beach for the resort a visitor needs to show an id badge, however that was limited to only one walkway. The other access points were open to anyone.

Thank LoveEurope411
Falls Church, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We try to come here for one week each summer because there are lots of things for the kids to do and the beach is clean and not overly crowded. The waves are good enough to body surf but not overly dangerous.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been to Bethany a few times recently on business and found that the view of the beach from the boardwalk is lovely! I haven't spent time on the beach except to take a few photographs and people watch. It's a less crowded beach than many in the area and not too far to walk! I'd love to spend the... More 

Thank photo1gal
Richboro, Pennsylvania
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180 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful clean beach, small but nice .38 mile boardwalk, $.25 trolley, and enough shore amenities to keep things interesting. We loved the weekend concerts at the bandstand, found sufficient dining options during a peak summer weekend, and enjoyed the shore treats of fudge, frozen custard, and caramel corn. The ambiance was busy but orderly. The downside is parking rates of... More 

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