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“The only place my kids like to vacation!”
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Sea Colony Resort
Reviewed July 11, 2008

We have been staying annually at Sea Colony for over 15 years. It is the only place my children want to go for their summer vacation! They have had their choice of Disney World or Sea Colony, and they always pick Sea Colony. We have stayed at both the oceanfront units and in the tennis community, and we prefer the tennis community. The units are newer and the atmosphere relaxed.

  • Stayed: July 2007, traveled with family
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3  Thank mnapoli
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Reviewed June 29, 2008

Sea Colony in general, and the oceanfront high rises in particular, are great. I have rented oceanfront condo units there several times, and always enjoyed them very much. The beach is beautiful and wide, the fitness center and exercise classes are very good, and the multiple outdoor and two indoor pools and excellent tennis facilities are also significant pluses. Bethany Beach is one of the calmer, more attractive and family-oriented options along the Delaware/Maryland shore, with a cute little downtown and good restaurants in a range of prices. But it is also an easy drive to the more frenetic Rehoboth and its many excellent restaurants and outlet shopping.

I most recently stayed at Edgewater House unit 604S, which we rented through ResortQuest (gold rating). It is my favorite rental so far, particularly because it has such a phenomenal, broad view of the beach and ocean, and a very wide frontage along the ocean and a long balcony to enjoy the view from. The unit itself is nicely furnished and clean, with a full-size washer and dryer, high-speed internet service, and a ground floor storage closet for beach equipment. I like Edgewater House because it has an indoor pool, hot tub, a room with exercise equipment, a locker room with showers right downstairs; and a nice outdoor pool a place to grab lunch right outside.

  • Stayed: June 2007
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Reviewed June 26, 2008

It was SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!
My son was saved by a gaurd on the beach and my daughter won the sand castle contest. Ive come here every summer for the last ten years. We stay in 402 farragut and its amazing every year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Im bringing my kids here every year and they always LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Stayed: July 2007
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2  Thank tootsieroll56456
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Reviewed October 27, 2007

Sea Colony was the best.

Too bad so much of Bethany has been tragically overdeveloped.

You should have seen Sussex County years ago before people destroyed it.
Wow, was it beautiful. And so peaceful and quiet, even in the middle of summer. I don't even recognize Bethany anymore! So sad to see just how much has changed.

It was founded as a Christian retreat many years ago so considering I'm a true Christian and I loved it so much and planned to return there to live one day, that made it a target!

Enjoy!!!! Have a great time there!

  • Stayed: June 2007
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Reviewed October 15, 2007

Loved the view and accommodations at 909 Dover in Sea Colony, a penthouse condo with cathedral ceiling. Beautifully appointed furnishings, tile floors (carpeting in bedroom), very comfortable mattress, fully stocked kitchen.

  • Stayed: September 2007, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank jkinsel
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Reviewed October 6, 2007

We just spent Sept. 8 - 15, 2007, at Sea Colony, and had another fantastic week. Our oceanfront condo was impeccable! Gorgeous ocean views from the living room and master bedroom, great oceanfront porch, beautifully updated and appointed condo. Our family loves it there and cannot imagine spending a beach vacation anywhere else. After Labor Day, you can walk into any restaurant you want with no wait. Most of the shops on the boardwalk are only open 10-5, but that was fine with us! Our kids 11 and 5 had a blast. We flew kites on the beach, swam every day, went to Lewes and Rehoboth, and just relaxed.

Can't wait until next year!

  • Stayed: September 2007, traveled with family
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4  Thank terri812
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Reviewed September 9, 2007

Returned to Sea colony recently for our annually vacation to the Delaware Shores. Since there last year (see review "Some Concerns...." 9/13/06), the inddor pool area has undergone a much needed renovation and is once again a nice place to enjoy - not that we had to because the weather was great but we did enjoy an evening whirlpool. We rented the same unit as last year through a local realator and it was recently refurbished as well - very pleased. Seems to be a trend at Sea Colony - owners are sprucing up their condos - renovating/updating kitchens/baths, painting, ading plasma tvs, etc...(noticed this while cruising local realator websites for virtual tours prior to our trip). Bethany Beach remains the same - no new restaurants to report on but really enjoyed Bethany Blues (BBQ) and Five Guys burgers for lunch. The Quail in Fenwick had good crab cakes and the gourmet places in Rehoboth are not to be missed (Cloud 9 - buy one, get one free Thursday evenings). Always a pleasure to return to Bethany and Sea Colony.

Stayed: September 2007
3  Thank pawpaw
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Additional Information about Sea Colony Resort

Address: The Marketplace, West Way Drive & Route 1, Bethany Beach, DE 19930
Location: United States > Delaware > Bethany Beach
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Swimming Pool
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Number of rooms: 2200
Also Known As:
Sea Colony Hotel Bethany Beach
Sea Colony Delaware
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