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Recent Bethany Beach property reviews

  • Great Getaway for a Group of Families

    "We were able to secure this beautiful home for a few nights in late June. We went with three families --- 7 kids in all ranging from 5 to 11. Everyone LOVED the house. The three couples each had bedrooms with private baths and the boys loved the bunk bed room. I think it could fit like 9 kids. The house is very nicely decorated and maintained and Cindy was very accommodating, even though we booked last minute. The crew who had been there cleaning before we arrived did a great job. The house was bright and welcoming. While the house is not right on the beach, we didn't find the distance the mile and a half or so to be an issue at all. There was ample parking within a couple blocks of the water--especially with the town parking permits that were provided with the house. A couple of times, we biked up there, and walking would have only taken about 20 minutes. There is a trolley that comes through the neighborhood, though we never used that. Overall, our whole group would recommend this property and we would not hesitate to return!"
    Guest: Joey Y. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 15, 2014
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  • August Vacation

    "Just a short drive to the beach, we enjoyed staying at this home. However, I have a few recommendations for the owners: 1) Add lighting to the empty office (there was none). 2) Add lighting to one of the bedroom, there was a desk lamp, but no bulb. 3) Remove floor/wall stains in the green bed room. 4) Make sure the cleaning crew do a better job on the kitchen floor. Other than that, we enjoyed the stay very much. Would rent it again in the future."
    Guest: Kym L. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 23, 2014
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  • Bill and Mary Carol

    "This place is totally awesome - our third time here and it's perfect. Very cozy and home like, perfect decor and adequate room with a great living room and screened in porch off the living room. Kitchen has everything you need and the two bedrooms are great with a family. We would not come down and stay anywhere else unless this was not available. Newly remodeled and an awesome job at that. Really could not want any more than what's here as well as the short distance to the beach and close to downtown Bethany. This is for sure an A+++++ :)"
    Guest: MC Date of Stay: September 2011 Review Submitted: September 18, 2011
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  • PERFECT LOCATION...LOTS TO DO

    "Our family had a wonderful time...Hideaway was just that...minutes from the beach yet private on a quite lane and set amongst tall trees, thus lots of sun on the rear deck and the private pool...and patches of shade for a game of horseshoes. With our 7 year-old grandson the options were endless (if only we could keep up!) A day a the beach... boogie-boarding...we liked Fenwick Island State Park. (go early, when they first open...or after 5) nice facilities...bathrooms,showers,concessions. They also offer lots of organized programs for the kids...looking for critters, making kites, etc. Back at the house, can't say enough about the deck pool! hours of making up games to play with a small red rubber ball. Also loved the ping pong table on the front porch and even played the downstairs piano a bit! Needless to say, this house offers a lot, well appointed kitchen...great rooms upstairs and downstairs, well set for movies and music. Our only problem was with programing the blue-ray dvd (big surprise) and Dave, the owner was over personally...straightened that out and went over a few other things...very helpful. Our family had a memorable time...to short as usual! Wonderful house...super location...great owners!"
    Guest: Bill G. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 18, 2014
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Bethany Beach Travel Tips

The permanent population of Bethany Beach, Del., lingers around 1,000, but this little seaside resort town is alive with vacationers from Baltimore, Virginia and beyond seeking an idyllic retreat from hectic city living. The beach town is sandwiched between popular locales Ocean City, Md., and Rehoboth Beach, Del. If you’re planning your escape to Bethany Beach, here are the must-visit attractions, parks and restaurants in the area to make for a wonderful time away.

Natural Attractions

Spend the day on Fenwick Island, which is about a 4-mile drive south from Bethany Beach on Route 1. Though it’s not a real island, it’s still an enchanting place. One of the best things to do here is visit Fenwick Island State Park. You and the kids can swim, boogie board and play in the sand in this relaxing locale. For a more active experience, take a guided canoe or kayak tour through the meandering waterways - pick a water trail that’s right for you, whether it’s 6 to 7 miles on the Brandywine Creek Trail or a shorter, more relaxing paddle on the non-tidal Racoon Pond, where you are likely to see otters and water snakes. While you’re on Fenwick Island, also check out the lighthouse, which was built in 1859. Though it’s not in use for ships, it still lights up the night sky today. You also can’t miss the free DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum on Route 1, just above Sea Shell City. It’s a private collection of old coins, china and jewelry from various area shipwrecks.

Holts Landing State Park is another must-see. The beaches are pristine, and the bay is perfect for clamming, crabbing and fishing. Take a hike or a relaxed stroll on one of the various peaceful trails. The Bethany Beach Nature Center on Garfield Parkway is a great little place to learn about local wildlife. They host programs for kids on Saturday mornings and can provide you with information on how to research and track horseshoe crabs in the area:

Other Amusements

Though natural beauty is prevalent in Bethany Beach due to the protected parks and interesting coastal ecosystem, there’s plenty more to explore in the area.

- Hit the mini-links at Viking Golf Theme Park on Fenwick Island, If golf doesn’t interest you or the kids, ride the go-carts and get wet at the water park.

- See and be seen on the 1-mile long Bethany Beach Boardwalk. There are a few businesses to check out, but the main attractions are people-watching and taking in the salty seaside air. This small but mighty boardwalk hosts the Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival every September. The juried show features works by more than 100 artists, and nearly 7,500 people attend the fest each year.

- Grab the perfect photo opportunity at the Chief Little Owl totem pole at the corner of Garfield Parkway and U.S. Route 1. It was carved by a Hungarian artist who immigrated to the U.S. and is dedicated to the Nanticoke Tribal Nation.

- Climb the WWII Tower in South Bethany. There are 11 such towers along the coast from Wildwood, N.J., to Bethany Beach. Supposedly, U.S. service members stationed there could see 14 miles into the Atlantic as they scanned for enemy ships!

Dining and Shopping

There are two main places to dine and shop in Bethany Beach: the Boardwalk and Garfield Parkway.

On the Boardwalk, the dining is excellent. For a casual but sophisticated meal, head to Patsy’s, where the serve up a mix of Southern-inspired and Key West-style cuisine. Patsy, the owner and chef, believes in farm-to-table dining, so most of the ingredients are local and organic, including the fresh seafood. The only exception is her signature dish: whole snapper, which is flown in from Key West and flash fried tempura-style. If you need a sweet treat, head to The Original Kohr Bros. for frozen yogurt or Maureen’s Ice Cream & Desserts for everything under the sun.

The best spot on Garfield Parkway is Off the Hook for sumptuous farm-to-table fare like buttermilk battered oysters, truffled sweet corn and crab flatbread and mini cheesecakes with strawberry and basil compote. Another must-try is DiFebo’s for their gourmet Mediterranean-inspired cuisine.

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