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Lewes Beach

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Address: Bayview Avenue, Lewes, DE
Phone Number: 3026447334

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Shallow water small wave beach

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Sherwood, Arkansas
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Sherwood, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this quaint little town ! It is a gem compared to the hustle and bustle of rehoboth . There are several excellent restaurants and a fresh juice bar which is just up my alley . I happen to be vegan and it was easy to have excellent food . It's not far to henlopen park where I ran... More 

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Mansfield, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very Good for families with small kids or elderly. Saltwater and beach without the big waves. Easy parking and restrooms available. Plus DQ is within walking distance

Thank chip56
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best beaches we have been to! We got there early and saw the tractors cleaning the beach so it was perfect by the time we set up. Be sure to sit in the vicinity of the snack whack! They have great snacks plus you can rent floats and umbrellas by the hour. It started filling up by... More 

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