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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.

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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

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 Delaware

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 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews

Nice, comfortable beach retreat

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our stay

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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: Jun 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: Dec 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: Sep 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: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Serene, Peaceful & Stress-free Condo close to the Beach, but in a lovely Wooded Setting!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is very well maintained, spotlessly clean & very serene with lovely simplistic décor! Somewhere between Swedish & modern with high ceilings & a loft, it felt very spacious & comfortable! Since it is on the upper floor, there is a flight of stairs, but being up so high provides a sense of privacy & created the feeling of being in a tree house, especially in the bedrooms, which we loved! We really did not find the stairs to be any problem.

We loved the sleek kitchen with tons of dishes & cookware! Especially appreciated the large pantry closet which was completely stocked with anything we needed! The washer & dryer off the kitchen were handy as well! The WIFI worked great & also the flat screen TV with cable! There is a smaller TV in each bedroom! The loft made a wonderful third bedroom and I found it perfect for reading in a comfortable chair by the window and for working on my laptop at the convenient desk! There were even extra throws for afternoon naps!

Even though it was a week with record high temperatures, the A/C seemed to have no problems keeping the condo pleasantly cool, even up in the loft, which is also equipped with a remote control operated ceiling fan to keep the air circulating! We enjoyed taking our evening wine & appetizers out onto the very large & comfortably furnished screen porch with views of the woods!

The owner, Tom, was fantastic; extremely accessible! Anything I needed throughout the rental process, he was right on top of it! With his organization & great up-front communication, he made the check-in process at Sea Colony a breeze! He provided a letter of introduction & the keys well in advance along with clear information about what to expect. So while I observed other guests being surprised by the Sea Colony fees and a slow check-in, we were processed in less than 10 minutes & on to fun! Additionally, there was a wonderful information binder that he provided in the condo with answers to any questions that came up! My security deposit refund was processed quickly & efficiently!

There are tons of things to do in Sea Colony, if all the activities in Bethany Beach don't keep one busy enough! We used one of the Sea Colony pools, which was just a short walk from the condo. We also really enjoyed the nearly nightly free entertainment on the BB boardwalk!

I highly recommend this rental! Overall, it was a great experience!!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: 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.