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Bethany Beach Ocean Suites Residence Inn by Marriott
Bethany Beach Ocean Suites Residence Inn by Marriott
3.0 out of 5.0 99 Hollywood Ave, Bethany Beach, DE
Free Cancellation
$134
4.6/5 (5 reviews)

The good stuff first: perfect location right on the beach, and a block from the shopping and eateries in "downtown" Bethany Beach. Having breakfast on the hotel's restaurant porch looking at the ocean was heavenly. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The property and rooms are well kept and ...

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2019
Bethany Beach Ocean Suites Residence Inn by Marriott features a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and an outdoor pool. A stay here includes free parking. The ...
Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach
Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach
2.5 out of 5.0 39642 Jefferson Bridge Rd., Bethany Beach, DE
Free Cancellation
$87
4.0/5 (57 reviews)

Was not close to the Ocean !!!!! would be dissappointing for that reason in the summer !!!!!

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2019
At Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach, guests enjoy an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. If you plan to drive, free parking is available. ...
Meris Gardens Bethany
Meris Gardens Bethany
3.5 out of 5.0 33309 Kent Ave, Bethany Beach, DE
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3.4/5 (5 reviews)

We loved the quiet atmosphere and small homey feeling.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019
At Meris Gardens Bethany, guests have access to free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and free use of bicycles. You can take advantage of free parking ...
202 Bethany Beach Inn - 1 Br Home
202 Bethany Beach Inn - 1 Br Home
3.5 out of 5.0 202 Bethany Beach Inn, Bethany Beach, DE
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Guests of this vacation home have access to free WiFi in public areas. Free offsite parking is included with your stay.
4 Blocks To The Beach, 4br, 4BA Fall Specials- 3 Nights for $495.00 til 12/31
4 Blocks To The Beach, 4br, 4BA Fall Specials- 3 Nights for $495.00 til 12/31
Bethany Beach, DE
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This vacation home is a smoke-free vacation home.
Spoil Yourself at This Charming Beach Getaway With Sea Colony Resort Amenities!
Spoil Yourself at This Charming Beach Getaway With Sea Colony Resort Amenities!
Bethany Beach, DE
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At this condo, guests enjoy an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. Other amenities at this beach condo building include an outdoor tennis court and ...
903 Brandywine - 1 Br Condo
903 Brandywine - 1 Br Condo
3.5 out of 5.0 903 Brandywine House, Bethany Beach, DE
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Guests of this condo have access to an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi in public areas.
Sea Colony, Walk to Beach, Tennis & Pools -- Freshly Upgraded, Early Check-in
Sea Colony, Walk to Beach, Tennis & Pools -- Freshly Upgraded, Early Check-in
Bethany Beach, DE
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Guests of this condo have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. Additional amenities include a sauna and an outdoor tennis court.
C805: 2BR Sea Colony Oceanfront Condo! Private Beach, Pools, Tennis, & More!
C805: 2BR Sea Colony Oceanfront Condo! Private Beach, Pools, Tennis, & More!
Bethany Beach, DE
$240
This condo offers a fitness center, a spa tub, and a sauna.

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Discover the family-friendly resorts of Bethany Beach

Located just a few miles from other popular Delaware beach resorts, Bethany Beach offers a quiet getaway on the shore with a great reputation for its family-friendly atmosphere. The entire area is filled with charm and gorgeous natural attractions—some amazing sunsets can be seen here. And its award-winning beachfront is why generations continue to spend summer vacations at this destination.

Things to do
Beaches and boardwalk

One of the most appealing things about Bethany Beach is its location. Just south of Rehoboth, the town is less populated than other beach towns in the area, with a more relaxed pace of life. Fenwick Island State Park is a nearby barrier island that features miles of soft sand. Children enjoy the location and can spend the day building sand castles, flying kites, wading in the water and soaking in the sun. If you look closely, you may even be able to see dolphins popping out of the water.

Unlike other ‘touristy’ places, the boardwalk in Bethany is quite calm. There are a few quaint shops and food vendors, but no noisy arcades or rides, and many visitors enjoy biking or rollerblading down the boardwalk during the morning hours.

Historical attractions

There are some fun historical spots to check out while at Bethany Beach. Head to the Discovery Sea Shipwreck Museum on Fenwick Island to view an actual sunken treasure. Also on the island is the famous lighthouse, one of the oldest sites in Delaware, which continues to guide ships safely into port.

Shopping

Delaware is famous for its tax-free shopping. As with any resort town, there are plenty of shops to visit. Most stores offer beachwear, t-shirts, toys, souvenirs and trinkets of all kinds. Labor Day is the best time to score some great deals, as the merchants are clearing out their inventories at the end of the summer season. A favorite local spot is the Bethany Trading Company; this store offers a one-stop shopping experience with affordable prices.

Dining

Bethany Beach offers some of the freshest seafood on the East Coast. The Bluecoast Seafood Grill is a popular hangout, offering delicious Old Bay seasoned crabs. For some great outdoor dining, you can head to Mango's and enjoy live music and a delicious menu. If Italian cuisine is more your speed, visit DiFebo's Restaurant. They serve local farm-fresh veggies, seafood, veal, pasta and homemade desserts with a playful Mediterranean décor and popular outdoor dining.

Where to stay

Bethany Beach hotels range from small, inexpensive places to larger condo complexes with more amenities. Well-known chain hotels offer comfortable accommodations near the shore. The Holiday Inn Express is a popular choice for families and business travelers.

Special events

During summer, live entertainment can be found at the Bandstand, and the entire family can enjoy concerts on weekends. In addition to the Summer Concert Series, movies and bonfires can be found all over the beach.

Visitors also enjoy the Annual Arts Festival on the boardwalk. Over 100 artists display paintings, metal or clay sculptures, jewelry and much more. This event seems to grow larger with each passing year.

Best time to visit

Bethany Beach is a "quiet town" that is extremely popular in the summer season. Travelers searching for a calm and beautiful beach continue to visit annually. Temperature highs average in the mid-80s. To avoid crowds and enjoy cooler temperatures, you may consider an autumn stay. Most shops remain open, and events are still on offer.

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