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Sea Colony Southwinds Summer Retreat - Bethany Beach Getaway!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Sleeps 8. 2 Bedrooms and a Private Loft. 2 Baths.

Welcome to the Southwinds Summer Retreat at Sea Colony! Check out the reviews by the families who have stayed with us -- you will not be disappointed! Click on the availability calendar, which is always kept up-to-date. Call me any time with questions at 518.852.3516.

Look at the pictures and see why we can offer you the perfect getaway for any season. The beach is not just for summer anymore. Come see why Travel & Leisure Magazine named Bethany Beach on of their Best Secret Beaches in March 2012. 

Our Southwinds Summer Retreat is a second floor Veranda located in a quiet section of the Sea Colony resort, and within walking distance to the fitness center, several pools, and the beach. There is also a seasonal shuttle that will take you to and from the beach and other parts of the resort, and parking privileges on a first come, first serve basis on the ocean side of the resort.

The condo has a large, screened, wraparound porch, and comfortably sleeps eight. It has been renovated to include modern furnishings, coordinated artwork, and a fully-stocked kitchen.

As a guest of Sea Colony, enjoy the aquatic center, fitness center, tennis center, playground, walking paths, and one-half mile of guarded, private beach.

 Enjoy the beach, splash in one of the 12 pools, play tennis on one of the 32 tennis courts, or just chill out with a cocktail on the wraparound porch.

We have a pack and play and umbrella stroller for your use so you don't have to lug them on your trip. All guests at Sea Colony are required to pay a Recreational Association fee of $40 per person (per week) in the summer months. The fee is only $12 per person from 1/1 - 5/6 and 9/11 - 12/31 and $20 from 5/7 - 6/10 and 9/3 - 9/10. 

All renters must bring their own linens and towels, but there are also linen services available as an alternative. We can provide you with additional information if you are interested.

More Details

Tom Andriola
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Tom Andriola

We live in Albany, New York, and have two beautiful children, Justin who is 13 and Olivia who is 10. Between work, school, soccer, and everyday life, we are an extremely busy family and love using our beach retreat at Sea Colony to relax and unwind!

Tom Andriola purchased this condo in 2014

Why Tom Andriola chose Bethany Beach

We had been coming to Sea Colony for several years. My parents have friends who own here, so we had been coming to visit them, and we really love the family friendly atmosphere here. In 2014, we decided to take the plunge so we could create family memories in a place we could call our own. Our condo is in a quiet section of the resort with a beautiful wraparound porch and all the amenities you will need. From a fully stocked kitchen with high end appliances and granite countertops, to upscale furniture and a family room entertainment center, you are sure to have all the comforts of home. Feel free to enjoy the fireplace on a chilly summer night!

What makes this condo unique

Sea Colony is the perfect place for families, with the walking/biking trails, easy access to pools, amenities at the beach, and well maintained grounds. Our condo, which we call the Southwinds Summer Retreat, is the perfect vacation getaway. But don't let the name fool you -- it's a perfect spot in the offseason as well!


Bethany Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Main Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Walk in closet; private bathroom; TV/DVD player.
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , Private room; TV; plenty of closet and drawer space.
    Loft - 1 queen , Private space upstairs; TV; quiet reading space.
    Family Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full sleep sofa in the family room; the HDTV and fireplace!
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Sea Colony Southwinds Summer Retreat - Bethany Beach Getaway!
average rating of 4.92 based on 25 reviews
new york, new york

Great stay! Great host!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Tom's condo. He was very helpful and responsive the entire time before, during and after the stay. The condo was even nicer than the photos showed, and it had everything we needed for a wonderful time. There were plenty of beach toys and boogie boards to borrow for the beach, and everything you'd need in the kitchen to prepare meals for a big group of people.

Tom was so accommodating, and we would highly recommend staying at his home. We have two girls under 4, and it was a safe, and comfortable environment for them. The screened in porch was perfect for quiet breakfasts and late night chats. We hope to come back next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice, comfortable beach retreat

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our stay

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Arlington VA

Lovely location, very clean, great owner

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and this condo has great space for a family of 5. Thanks Tom for flexibility and great communication!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect New Year's Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Tom's Sea Colony home was delightful. Modern, view of trees and a warm fireplace for the cold nights. Location was wonderful being close to the newly remodeled recreation center and a short walk to the ocean. The kitchen had all the essentials to make evening dinners and plenty of room for teenagers to escape from their parents. Tom was responsive to our reservation request and during our stay. Definitely look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great trip!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house in sea colony! The location was quiet yet close to everything we needed. Tom was incredibly accessible and responsive throughout the rental process. We especially liked the board games, and kids games and the binder filled with rainy day activities! It really came in handy and saved our trip! Thanks for providing us with a wonderful place to


  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Couldn't ask for more for a beach rental

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, clean and spacious!! Perfect vacation apartment.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95
Damage Deposit $200

No Pets, No Smoking, No Exceptions.

2.5 percent fee for payments made by credit card.

Cleaning fee of $80 for rentals less than one week.

Three night minimum and weekend rates apply to holiday weekends.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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