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The beachside setting of Fenwick Island is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Fenwick Island. This trendy city allures visitors with its restaurants and shopping. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Fenwick Island

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Fenwick Island a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Thunder Lagoon Waterpark (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Golf Down Under (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Lost Treasure Golf (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Bayside Resort Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • The Links at Lighthouse Sound (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Bethany Beach Boardwalk (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Fenwick Island

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

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Fenwick Island

Fenwick Island is famous for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Fenwick Island is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Maryland Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Fenwick Island State Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Northside Park (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Assawoman Bay (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Ocean City Beach (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Bethany Beach Nature Center (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Fenwick Island

The nearest airport is in Ocean City, MD (OCE-Ocean City Municipal), located 11 mi (17.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Georgetown, DE (GED-Sussex County), which is 23.1 mi (37.2 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Fenwick Island?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 5,407 house rentals around Fenwick Island. From 1,154 Houses to 3,209 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 Fenwick Island is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Fenwick Island?

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 Fenwick Island:

  • Maison Sur-Mer: 58 vacation rentals
  • Midtown Ocean City: 1,872 vacation rentals
  • South Rehoboth: 1,168 vacation rentals
  • Bayside: 129 vacation rentals
  • Caine Woods: 849 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 Fenwick Island?

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

  • Fenwick Island State Park: 6,941 home rentals
  • Thunder Lagoon Waterpark: 6,841 home rentals
  • DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum: 6,864 home rentals
  • Cape Henlopen State Park: 4,101 home rentals
  • Rehoboth Beach: 2,854 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fenwick Island 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 Fenwick Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,154 Houses in Fenwick Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fenwick Island include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3,209 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 882 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 54 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Fenwick Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3,418 vacation homes with pool available in Fenwick Island.

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