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Recent Lewes property reviews

  • Thank you!

    "Your lovely condo made for a very pleasant time away. So tastefully decorated and furnished. Loved being on the first floor. We went to Lewes Beach, Indian River Inlet, as well as Cape Henlopen. Weather was beautiful. Nice to be able to enjoy the pool. We had brought our bikes and enjoyed riding in the back neighborhood. Week went by too fast!! Nice to be able to walk over to Lazy Susan's."
    Guest: Kathy-John C. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 28, 2014
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  • Lovely!

    "Such a great little place in the heart of this lively city Lewes! Well maintained, clean, fully stocked kitchen! Love love love it! And Diane is wonderful to work with! Thanks so much!"
    Guest: Cathy O. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 19, 2014
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  • Wonderful Vacation Rental!

    "My family has rented this beach house for several years and we absolutely love it!! There is plenty of sleeping space for all of us, we have slept up to 12! The community is quiet and relaxing and just a few minutes from the beach! So close to all of the conveniences- shopping, restuarants, bars, grocery store are all only 5 minutes away. The community pool is also wonderful. Owner's are reliable and honest. House was extremly clean and well maintained. Would recommend to anyone looking for a relaxing week at the beach!"
    Guest: Jackie Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 10, 2014
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  • Wonderful Condo!

    "My mother and I have stayed here for the last several years while we attend an event in nearby Dewey Beach. I love the spacious and well-equipped condo. Having three bedrooms (each with cable TV) and two bathrooms makes the stay so much nicer than a cramped hotel room. The elevator is convenient too. The owner has gone out of her way to ensure almost everything you could possibly need is available for use -- from pots and pans to beach chairs. I really love the sun porch and balcony for quiet reading times. There are many books, games, and DVDs to enjoy during your stay. The property is always clean and well-kept. Linens are provided, as is hand and dish soap. There is a full sized washer and dryer as well. The owner, Evelyn, has been a pleasure to work with. She is super-responsive when reserving the unit and has always returned the security deposit quickly. I had to call her a couple of times over the years when something happened (a problem with the high-speed internet and a plumbing issue) and she was pleasant and handled things quickly. The location is superb. It is on a quiet dead-end street, but just blocks from a grocery store and several outlets. There are places to walk dogs and just enjoy some fresh air. I've never been there when the pool is open, but it is conveniently located. The Wawa market just up the road is always busy, but it is open 24 hours and is a good source for quick meals and coffee. You really can't go wrong with this condo if you want a clean, pleasant place to stay."
    Guest: Beverly L. Date of Stay: October 2013 Review Submitted: October 15, 2013
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Lewes Travel Tips

Lewes Vacation Rentals in the Smallest State

Delaware, as some have stated is “just not that big,” which makes it easy for you to find your perfect Lewes vacation rentals. Other towns in the state include Rehoboth, Dewey, Bethany, and South Bethany; however, it is Lewes, Delaware, pronounced "Lewis," that provides a heavy draw for tourists each year. Lewes is located in the southern section of the state, just a bit northeast of Georgetown. When you arrive in Lewes, you will see historical brick buildings lining Main Street and the Atlantic Ocean running alongside the town. As a gateway to Delaware’s top attractions, it is also a path to Cape May via a toll ferry.

Lewes Vacation Homes on the Site of the Dutch Settlement

Lewes was founded in 1631 as one of the first American settlements of the state. The founders arrived from Hoorn, Holland, naming their town Zwaanendael meaning "valley of the swans." Their intention was to create the little city just north of Cape Henlopen as an agricultural and whaling town. Unfortunately, the local Indian tribe (Siconese) had other ideas. Within a year, the colony was destroyed by the Native Americans yet the surviving townsfolk rebuilt it. In the War of 1812, the village suffered again but this time due to British attacks on the harbor and beaches. If you are a history buff, you will not want to miss DeVries Monument on Pilottown Road. It commemorates the 1631 Dutch settlement with a monument on the site of the original fort. The town was also home to numerous pilots who guided ships into Delaware Bay, and this history can be examined while at Lewes vacation homes.

Lewes Condos Look at Cape May

Cape May, New Jersey is a popular tourist destination just like Lewes, Delaware. While staying at Lewes condos, you may want to take the ferry ride to Cape May. The trip is 17 miles, taking 80 minutes both ways. The fee is relative to the distance you will be traveling but well worth it. A day trip in Cape May opens up new opportunities for you regarding shops, activities, and restaurants. Of course, Lewes has plenty to offer their visitors in the way of fun if you wish to stay around your condo. Fisherman’s Wharf Cruises bring you out of the inter-coastal waterway to the Atlantic Ocean where whales and dolphins can be seen throughout the year. For whales, you will need to travel to Lewes vacation rentals in late summer and early fall.

Expanding Your Horizons at the Seaside Nature Center

Attractions in Lewes include Fisher Martin House, Lewes Historical Society, Lightship Overfalls, Zwaanendael Museum, many wineries, and the Seaside Nature Center. The nature center is reached by traveling to Cape Henlopen State Park where you will discover numerous large fish aquariums, touch tanks, and other exhibits. The center offers live snakes and turtles and their Seaside Natural Trail. This day trip from Lewes provides a picnicking spot near the historic Fort Miles Gun Park. You can play along the beach to watch for wildlife, hike on the trails for bird-watching, or tour the fort all in one day.

If you head north from Lewes, it is possible to reach another nature preserve, the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. This northern park moves you to Broadkill Beach and Primehook Beach where the land is protected for conservation. At the very top of the park is Slaughter Beach. If you move inland, you will reach grassy land with a few trees and bushes.

Dining and Entertainment by Lewes Vacation Rentals

Renting a home or condo is typically a great choice if you want to dine in and make your own meals out of the fresh seafood you catch. However, Lewes has a few restaurants you might want to check out as well. Agave Tequila Bar and Restaurant brings authentic Mexican to your palate on historic Second Street. There is also Beach House Restaurant where you step back into the past with friendly pricing and fresh seafood.

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