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Recent Bethany Beach reviews

  • Great place to stay with children and extended family

    "Condo comes well equipped including lots of toys for toddlers and preschoolers and great beach toys, chairs and an umbrella for days on the beach. Location is also great - right on one of the lakes and just a short walk to playgrounds and pools. Furnishings in the condo were also just right. Our family loved this place!"
    Guest: Marilyn W. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 9, 2014
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  • Great view and accommodations

    "Beautiful apartment overlooking the ocean. Pricey, but we felt it was worth it for us. It had an amazing view, was right by the pool and ocean entrance. The decor is very stylish, everything was very clean, nice and comfortable, and the kitchen was well stocked. I do want to say though, just in case you have a crying baby in the car and every extra minute on the road feels like eternity: it's a bit confusing where exactly you need to go to get parking and recreation passes. The office closes at 5, so if you arrive after that time just have security issue you an overnight pass and go in the morning. It's a huge complex, with the tall apartment buildings on the ocean front and the rest of the bldgs across Rt 1. The oceanfront buildings are named alphabetically. Security office is in the tallest middle building that starts with E. Dover ('D') is right next to it. It was overwhelming for us at first because we arrived late, with two cranky kids. We quickly figured everything out though, and the vacation turned out to be a blast. Also, they have recycling bins on the beach. We didn't want to throw plastic water jugs into the garbage, so that was useful info for us. Thanks to Donna and Luke for renting your apartment and caring for it so well!"
    Guest: TK Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 12, 2014
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  • 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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  • Loved our time here. Sad to leave.

    "We had a wonderful time here. Felt right at home. The Condo has everything you need and more! It is very cozy, quiet, and so close to the beach. We spent one month here, and we are sad to leave tomorrow :( We loved our cooking, candle light dinners, the TV, the reading, and the view of the large deck. Beds are really comfortable and the hospitality of the owners was amazing. Some renovations coming up next, so it will be even nicer. Thank you for letting us stay, at such short notice. We had a really nice time, and wish you a great season. The Munros."
    Guest: Helena H. Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 17, 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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