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Bear Trap Dunes

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Frequent Get Away with great amenities

We rent often (and used to own) at this resort. There are a range of properties available for rent... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
explore_2011
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Wonderful Family Vacation But Beware of 93 Tulip Poplar Turn House

We stayed for a week at large house located at 93 Tulip Poplar Turn. The house sleeps 14 but the... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2017
psr707070
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Michigan City, Indiana
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400 Freeport Ct, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-9545
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

My friends and I played Bear Trap 9/21/18 - unfortunately the course was in very poor condition. We played another course nearby the next day and that course was in very good condition. My friends all agreed that we would not be eager to play...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

We rent often (and used to own) at this resort. There are a range of properties available for rent through a realty company or on hosted sites like VRBO. We love the shuttle to the beach, two pools and diversions for kids. The grounds are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank explore_2011
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Great time at Bear trap from the golf course eo the people to their own reastaurant with Great crab cakes Also close to the shore and and casino. Worth the trip

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Carmen L
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

We played here with a group of 5. We were in 2 groups and got caught between a large group making the turn. Staff asked if we would like to play Black Bear so we would not be delayed. Holes were challenging but fun. Would...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Wolfdar
Reviewed September 10, 2017

My group of golf buddies play the Ocean City area courses twice a year. Every year we all say how nice Bear Trap is. They have three nines and each one is in excellent condition. We played there yesterday and the greens were great. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Phil J
Reviewed August 27, 2017

We stayed for a week at large house located at 93 Tulip Poplar Turn. The house sleeps 14 but the shameful condition of the cleanliness inside and out left a bad impression with our family. We were disappointed because the furnishings never felt clean and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank psr707070
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Bear Trip Dunes is a modern, amenity rich community where families with children may rent condos or homes for vacation. Like us, proximity to the beautiful Bethany Beach, combined with Bear Trap's on-site amenities (pools, gym, tennis, beach shuttle and golf) make this an ideal...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank CJG_WH
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Played Black and Grizzly nines. Both are fine layouts. Extremely courteous and friendly staff. Most of the course was in great shape, though a few greens were a bit rough, but still quite playable. Look forward to coming back.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Dennis P
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Our family of ten (plus twin infants) stayed at Bear Trap Dunes for a week and it was absolutely wonderful. The house we rented (five bedrooms, 3.5 baths) was just a block from the pool, a great convenience when lugging "stuff," and was immaculate, spacious,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Lynn F
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Had a great week in Bethany Beach staying away from the beach In Village at Bear Trap Dunes approx 3 miles from seafront. Community was excellent with first class facilities. Pool, golf, tennis, restaurant, gym were all very well organized and well maintained with a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank 73neill
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Ann53_9
Baltimore
Bear Trap Dunes - pool charge? (1 Replies)
We are staying in a condo there next week. Is there a charge to use the facilities?
August 21, 2009|
maya69
CT
Bethany beach area activities for kids (3 Replies)
Hi everyone, This will be our first visit to the Delaware beaches. We have 3 kids 4,6 and 7. Besides the beach and pool (staying at Bear Trap Dunes), are there other activities good for young kids? Thanks!
June 22, 2006|
Response fromcharleneg|
have you gone yet? my kids are the same ages and we are going in august. never been there. thanks, charlene
csciv
Oakland, NJ
Location of Playgrounds and Pools at Bear Trap Dunes (1 Replies)
Hello, I am plaaning to rent a townhouse in the Bear Trap Dunes community for my family's summer vacation. In trying to choose a unit, I would like to find one close to a playground and outdoor pool. If there is anyone who is familiar with the community, I would appreciate street names/locations. Thanks for your help! Cheryl
March 27, 2008|
Response fromLandandSea|
Probably too late with reply, but we stayed here last year and will return this year. The playground is I think near Tulip Poplar (our children too old so didn't use it) The main pool is near the main entrance (lots of parking available or bike it) with another pool halfway down October Glory. You can map it or google earth to get a really good idea of location of units. Beautiful resort, convenient for things but really peaceful.