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Bethany Beach

Bethany Beach, DE
+1 800-732-7433
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Fall break beauty

Beautiful sand beaches, several marine mammal sightings, and very few visitors really made our... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
via mobile
Clean beaches

Not a deep beach, but very clean. Great for families. The new big chill beach takeout make it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“ocean city” (69 reviews)
“family vacation” (14 reviews)
Bethany Beach, DE
+1 800-732-7433
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful sand beaches, several marine mammal sightings, and very few visitors really made our beach time special. The tide is extremely rough (compared to Florida beaches) but you'll be impressed by the cleanliness.

1  Thank HEATHER H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a deep beach, but very clean. Great for families. The new big chill beach takeout make it even better.

Thank PeachyAJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

I drove 3.5 hours to Bethany Beach with a dozen or so of my college students just for a Saturday away from campus in September. Parking was free as it was more than 2 weeks after Labor Day. Maybe it's fine for a week vacation,...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bethany is a classy, beautiful beach that you can feel good about visiting with the entire family. If you are looking for carnival craziness, go somewhere else!

1  Thank CuriousTravelerRadio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very laid back beach that was clean & wide for family to enjoy their stay. The activities that were going on while we stayed were nice & family friendly, art show & music .

Thank kkerrigan5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had never been to Bethany up until now. I walked on that beach and it was breathtaking. A beach is a beach however this place is a bit different. It's clean and spacious. There was no lifeguard on duty probably because it's out of...More

Thank Tajavien
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going to Bethany for over 30 years. It is a great little family resort, with a small boardwalk and central business district. If you are staying on the ocean side of Rout 1 the entire town is very reachable by walking.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Relaxing and not as crazy as Ocean City, MD. Nice boardwalk and beaches. Unfortunately, must pay to park and deal with the hassle of remembering to renew parking when the time is near to avoid a parking ticket. Is a bit easier with the parking...More

Thank BDover
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Beach is very clean and you can walk for miles and miles! Quiet with a lot of families. Great beach for kids.

Thank MamaPearl
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Quiet area for a beach resort-lifeguards very attentive and friendly. Beach is raked daily and well maintained. Umbrella and chair rentals for convenience right on the beach

Thank Diane C
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Jenna M
16 August 2017|
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Response from hwattorney | Reviewed this property |
Also used the bathrooms on the main boardwalk. Beach-y but clean.
Jim R
13 August 2017|
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Response from sam_i_am4410 | Reviewed this property |
Beaches in Delaware are free except for parking in Bethany. Big pain! Not far from Bethany is Fenwick Park, I think it is $8-$10 to park but you have bathrooms and showers. A small place to buy food. This is ideal if you... More
15 July 2017|
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Response from Lynn F | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see any there the last week in July