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Charming Beach Getaway--NEW OWNERS, Newly Furnished, Military Discount!

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 725 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

725 sq ft, 1BR Condo on Bethany Beach (courtyard view; 3 minute walk to sand)

Welcome to our home away from home! This is a lovely beach front 1BR/1.5BA unit on the 2nd floor of the Annapolis House building at Sea Colony East, Bethany Beach Delaware.

Warning: You're going to be eager to book instantly, which you can do, but first we encourage you to read the house rules on this site (just scroll down), so that there are no misunderstandings after you've ponied up your part of the deal! :-)

Okay, now change into your play clothes, kick back, and spoil your family in our cozy little nook on the second floor of Annapolis House. Use your unique PIN code (provided in advance) to access the condo--that's right, no keys to lug around or lose in the surf! Once inside, make yourself at home in our newly furnished unit with freshly made bed and a basket of bath linens, a fully appointed kitchen, private balcony, combination bath and shower, UHD 4K Smart TV with cable in both the living room and bedroom, free high speed internet, PS4 game system with two controllers, queen bed, queen sleeper sofa, and assigned parking (one vehicle)--all in a secure community with 1/2 mile of private, guarded beach (3 minute walk from unit to sand); 12 pools (2 indoor); 2 state-of-the-art fitness centers; world class tennis program; activities for all ages; a pool-side concession; and an easy walk to the town of Bethany Beach and the boardwalk. Conveniently located near the elevators, our unit makes for an easy load/unload. Sea Colony trams for all vacationers connect East (beach side) with West where you'll enjoy the fitness center, indoor/outdoor tennis courts, hiking and biking trails, picnic areas, and playgrounds.

Summer Activities (open to all owners and guests):

- Thursday Sand Castle Contest (all ages, free)

- Thursday Night Bonfire/Awards (all ages, free)

- Club Sea Colony (ages 4-10; kid fun, games, swimming , crafts, and more; $)

- Colony Kids (ages 4-10; mini version of Club Sea Colony; $)

- Group and Individual Swim Lessons (all ages, $)

- Cripple Creek Golf - Lessons (all ages, $)

- Dodge Ball Mania (ages 6-12, 9-16; $)

- Family Dodge Ball (ages 6 and up, free)

- Family Capture the Flag (all ages, free)

- EcoBay Kayak Adventure / James Farm Ecological Preserve (all ages, $)

- Family Bingo (all ages, $1 per card)

- Junior Life Guard Instruction (ages 9-16, $)

- Kids Night Out (ages 4-10, $)

- Life Guard Drills (all ages, free)

- Pee Wee Guards (ages 4-8, free)

- Swim Meet Money Hunt (ages 4-12, free)

Tennis Galore:

Sea Colony – known as “The Premier Family Beach & Tennis Resort Community” – remains among the world’s elite tennis destinations, according to Tennis Resorts Online (TRO)’s 2018 rankings released on May 1., published by former Tennis magazine editor Roger Cox, ranked Sea Colony as the world’s No. 21 tennis resort and a Top 20 tennis camp, as well as No. 5 for "Best Overall Children’s Programs."

Linen Service:

Linen service is included by default. Linen service includes luxurious sheets, pillows, pillow cases, bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths, and bath mat. If you prefer to bring your own linens, please advise and we will adjust your quote accordingly.

Mobile App:

The resort has published a mobile app that you can download to your phone. It provides lots of info at your finger tips: activities, important phone numbers, tram routes and schedules, weather and tidal info, a beach cam, tennis court reservations, and more. You can download it by visiting the resort web site.


10% MILITARY DISCOUNT on rent offered with proof of status (copy of ID card or DD214)

10% LENGTH OF STAY DISCOUNT on rent offered for bookings of 7 days or more

(Only one discount offered per booking)

*** NOTES:

1. Please review "House Rules" below prior to booking.

2. This condo unit does not offer an ocean view. There is a partial view from the balcony, and it's only a 3 minute walk thru the Promenade, around the pool, through the sand, and into the Atlantic!

More Details

Darin and Giselle Williams
Member since: 2018
Speaks: english, Hebrew
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2018

About Darin and Giselle Williams

Darin and Giselle live in McLean, Virginia, but love to get away when opportunity knocks. Favorite local destinations include camp sites and trout streams along the Shenandoah, short stays on the Chesapeake, and beaches along the eastern seaboard. To support their adventures, Darin works for a global consulting firm and Giselle owns and operates her own wedding hair boutique and photography studio. They have three grown children and a Pomeranian named "Hanabi."

Darin and Giselle Williams purchased this condo in 2018

Why Darin and Giselle Williams chose Bethany Beach

Darin is a native Texan, retired Air Force officer, and is fairly new to the Mid-Atlantic region. Giselle is a Maryland native and spent many of her childhood years enjoying the beaches and boating on the Chesapeake. In 2016, Giselle and Darin met the previous owners of this property and immediately set out to make it their own. Just over a year later, in January 2018, they closed on the property. Now, they not only enjoy relaxation at Bethany Beach, but offer their special place for other families seeking fun in the sun on the New Jersey/Delaware/Marlyand coast.

What makes this condo unique

Darin and Giselle love the clean, safe, relatively quiet, family-oriented charm of Sea Colony. From the half mile stretch of private, guarded beach to the incredible amenities offered to owners and guests alike, Darin and Giselle knew their hunt was over. From the front door of the condo unit, through the Promenade, past the heated outdoor pool, to the beautiful sands of Bethany Beach is no more than a 3 minute walk. Add to that secured parking, tennis courts, basketball courts, state-of-the-art fitness centers, and activities for all ages and you have a truly remarkable vacation getaway!


Bethany Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 725 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Guests pay a "resort fee" to Sea Colony upon check-in to cover amenities, badges, and parking. The fee per person 4 yrs and up from 6/9 - 9/14 is $40.
  • The fee per person 4 yrs and up from 9/15 - 9/21 is $20.
  • The fee per person 4 yrs and up from 9/22 - 5/3/19 is $12.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • Full bath has combo tub/shower, toilet, and single vanity with mirror and medicine cabinet. Half bath has toilet, single vanity, and mirror with medicine cabinet.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
  • Bedroom includes closet for hanging clothes, dresser for additional clothing and personal items, nightstands, lamps, and a 43" LG UHD Smart TV.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Sea Colony is a relatively quiet, family tennis resort community nestled between Ocean City, MD and Rehoboth Beach, DE.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

This condo was great. Access to the beach and pool was quick and easy. The unit was very clean and decorated very cute.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely apartment

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in your apartment in spite of the weather! The decoration is lovely, the kitchen well-equipped and the location is great. Entry was easy and Darin was very available to answer questions and provide information. Love to be able to walk into Bethany and to the fitness center. We look forward to a return visit.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Very nicely appointed condo in Sea Colony. New renovations and overall style/decor makes for a comfortable stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your thoughtful review. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hosting your family in the future!
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Difebo's Restaurant
Great place for an Italian meal with a nice ambiance.
Mickey's Family Crab House
Easy walk for fresh steamed crabs!
Fox Sun & Surf 8 Cinema
Nice getaway for a good movie!
Fins Ale House and Raw Bar
Great place for his brew and her salad!
Morning Buns Bake Shop
Great fresh pastries and cappuccino in the morning!
Turtle Beach Cafe
Nice place to grab breakfast on the boardwalk and watch the waves roll in!
Sea Needles
Great yarn stock for that knitter in the gang!
Ocean Vayu Yoga
Friendly place to practice with a nice yoga boutique.
Sea Colony Freeman Fitness Center
Excellent fitness center the use of which is included in your Sea Colony fees!
Sea Colony Tennis
Incredible array of indoor and outdoor tennis courts.
Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Fins Ale House and Raw Bar
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Cape May-Lewes Ferry
Nearest Golf
3.5 Miles
The Salt Pond Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
300 Metres
Coastal Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Mickey's Family Crab Shack
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Bethany Beach
Car: not necessary

Rehoboth Beach, DE (14 miles)

Ocean City, MD (14 miles)

Assateague State Park, MD (24 miles)

Cape May, NJ (43 miles)

Dover, DE (57 miles)

Atlantic City, NJ (86 miles)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Damage Deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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