Dewey Beach Travel Tips
Dewey Beach for Spring Break
Since 1981, Dewey Beach, Delaware has been considered a town only for Spring Break. It developed a reputation for being a wild “party town” not unlike Panama City Beach vacations or Cancun, though it lacks the tropical elements of these other locations. Despite being less tropical, Dewey Beach has much to offer the vacationer. You do not have to rent Dewey Beach vacation rentals to be with the Spring Break crowd. Instead, throughout the year families and couples travel to Dewey Beach for the beauty, attractions and small community that await them. With Dewey Beach condos, you have all the amenities you could want, such as a kitchen, deck, and views of the sunrise each morning. There are about 300 residents throughout the year, whereas in summer, there are 30,000 on the small strip of island between the Atlantic Ocean and Rehoboth Bay.
Find a Seasonal Dewey Beach Accommodation for Families and College Students
Dewey Beach’s reputation for being a party town has grown over the last 30 years. It is the place to go if one is on a budget or does not wish to travel far from New England schools. In fact with its location in Delaware, it is perfect for all New England residents to visit. A Dewey Beach accommodation will range from Dewey Beach vacation rentals to Dewey Beach condos. There is a set-up for every budget whether one looks for a 10-person house or something on a smaller scale. Many will rent one very large space to house many couples just for the enjoyments offered at Dewey Beach.
Water Sports and Other Recreation on Dewey’s One Mile
There are two things vacationers find to do in Dewey Beach that cannot be missed. The first is golfing at Baywood Greens. Baywood Greens is in Long Neck, which is 16 miles from Dewey. It is a championship course with manicured Woodside and Waterside nines and more than 27 acres of ponds. Golfing also includes Bear Trap Dunes, Bethany Bay, Golf Park at Rehoboth, and Heritage Inn Golf Club.
The second delight found nearby is sailing. The water temperatures are such that only in summer will one find swimming enjoyable. During the rest of the year and in summer, sailing is a delightful pastime. Sailors can head out in the Atlantic Ocean watching for whales, dolphins, and marine fish. They can also look from land to spot some of these marine animals and participate in bird-watching. Surfing along the coast is possible, even though the temperatures can be a bit cooler than in the tropics.
Where to Dine at Dewey Beach
Your Dewey Beach accommodation will cater dining in with a fully equipped kitchen but if you find a meal out is necessary, have no fear. There are numerous restaurants within driving distance of your hotel or condo. Gary’s Surf and Spray, Grotto Pizza, Starboard Restaurant, Theo’s, and Wings to Go are just a few we can name. You will find the cuisine offered is full of fresh fish and seafood, steaks, pizza, and all the college student’s favorites. Healthy eating is also possible at places like the Salad Factory. One will not be lacking in nightlife, bars, or restaurants when at Dewey Beach.
Dewey Beach, Delaware for Shoppers
As a coastal residence and one based on the tourist trade, it comes as no surprise that shopping is an important part of Dewey Beach. Dewey Beach Market should be on your list of first places to shop for amenities. With your location at Dewey Beach vacation rentals, stocking up on supplies for the kitchen will help you prepare those picnics you desire on the beach. They offer a wide selection of groceries and cold drinks in a friendly and clean environment.
East of Maui will be your stop for surfing and entertainment. East of Maui is the local surf shop, found near the sandy shores. They offer surfing, snorkeling, and diving equipment at the shop. You can even rent kayaks to head out into the ocean with. So, whether you look for lessons in surfing or a little recreation, East of Maui is your stop.
The Sea Shell Shop is a place to go even if you are not looking for a souvenir. There is a little tour you can go on to look out at the ocean, as well as a complete treasure shop where you can find knick-knacks to remind you of your vacation.