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Travel to elegant Bethany Beach

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Bethany Beach. Travelers to this walkable city praise the surfing, biking and bird watching. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Bethany Beach

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Bethany Beach has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Salt Pond Golf Club (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Captain Jack's Pirate Golf (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Bethany Beach Boardwalk (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Bayside Resort Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Thunder Lagoon Waterpark (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Bethany Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Bethany Beach

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bethany Beach is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bethany Beach Nature Center (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • James Farm Ecological Preserve (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Fenwick Island State Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Delaware Seashore State Park (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Maryland Beach (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Northside Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Bethany Beach

The nearest airport is in Ocean City, MD (OCE-Ocean City Municipal), located 17 mi (27.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Georgetown, DE (GED-Sussex County), which is 18.7 mi (30.1 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Bethany Beach?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 6,089 house rentals around Bethany Beach. From 1,615 Houses to 3,176 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Bethany Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bethany Beach?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bethany Beach:

  • Midtown Ocean City: 1,872 vacation rentals
  • South Rehoboth: 1,168 vacation rentals
  • Bayside: 129 vacation rentals
  • Caine Woods: 849 vacation rentals
  • Rehoboth by the Sea: 990 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Bethany Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Bethany Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bethany Beach Boardwalk: 3,341 home rentals
  • Chief Little Owl Totem Pole: 7,094 home rentals
  • Captain Jack's Pirate Golf: 7,108 home rentals
  • Town Museum: 7,094 home rentals
  • Bethany Beach Nature Center: 7,094 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bethany Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bethany Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,615 Houses in Bethany Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bethany Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3,176 lodging choices
  • Villas: 54 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 1,008 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bethany Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3,798 vacation homes with pool available in Bethany Beach.

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