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Lewes Beach

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Address: Bayview Avenue, Lewes, DE
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+1 302-644-7334

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Wonderful Beach

Lewes Beach is a great place to visit any season. Due to it's location on the inner portion of the cape and breakwater, the surf is usually very gentle and calm. The beach is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 16, 2016
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Clayton, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to many beaches but this one falls flat. The waves are small and choppy which you'd expect in winter but the water is overly brown and there are too many gulls. Not a place to relax but the pictures aren't bad.

Thank Sylvia R
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Lewes Beach is a great place to visit any season. Due to it's location on the inner portion of the cape and breakwater, the surf is usually very gentle and calm. The beach is clean and well kept, and there are great views across the Delaware Bay and you can watch the large container ships entering and exiting the river.... More 

Thank RedSoxMike
Ripon, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Glorious weather in the low 80's encouraged us to wander along this clean wide beach and feel the Atlantic Ocean on our feet. Quite wonderful! Lots of facilities (Comfort Rooms!) and easy access to shoreline restaurants as and when needed. Beautiful.

Thank Henry M
Sherwood, Arkansas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

This is the best beach I have ever been to because there is a sandbar connected to the beach so you can play in the water without being knocked over by the waves. We had a 2 and 4 year old in the water and they loved it. You can walk out 30 feet from the shoreline and the water... More 

Thank Penallen8
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We walked to the beach from the historic area. Pleasant walk and a clean quite beach on the bay. Probably great for little ones-- no waves!!

Thank Laura T
Sayreville, New Jersey
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187 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Decided to shoot over after enjoying our lunch in town at the Buttery. Beach is large but appeared dirty. Now I know this is the off season and I'm sure it's very pretty in summer. Comparable to our Jersey shore

Thank joee5
Holden, Massachusetts
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102 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Small beach. Mediocre sand. Ok admit that I am very spoiled? When it comes to beaches I've been to many of the best. Not as scenic or fun as nearby Rehoboth. For a stunning beach I'd rather be at Cape Henlopen State Park.

Thank daxmurphy
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We parked in the lot. One persone carried stuff to beach and accidently carried the wallet. Other woman had to go find me on the beach and before she got back there was a parking ticket, elasped time 6 min. Then she asked how long the ticket was good for and the parking attendent said 2 hours. Went back with... More 

Thank Ginni E
Mesa, Arizona
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Beautiful and quiet beach. Also, I was very lucky that I didn't have to pay for parking since it was off season.

Thank alliec0616
Lewes, Delaware
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

A spacious beach with little wave action making it safe for young children. Clean toilets and showers nearby with outside showers to wash away the sand.

Thank rmalachy

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