Ocean City, Maryland—OCMD to its many fans—draws a steady stream of visitors to its beaches, boardwalk, and bay all year round. With 10 miles of beach, this Mid-Atlantic island resort is also chock-full of restaurants, nightlife, retail stores, events, and attractions. Whether you’re planning a family fun vacation, romantic getaway, fishing trip, winter retreat, or a mini-week of golf, you can find an OCMD condo rental to make your stay memorable. From a penthouse in a luxury oceanfront high-rise to a bayside unit right on the water, Ocean City has a huge selection of condos.
Year-round fun in Ocean City
Like the rest of the Mid-Atlantic coast, Ocean City has prime beach weather, with hot temperatures from May through July. That’s also the busiest time for vacation home rentals and prices are at their peak. The shoulder seasons (February to April and August to October) are easier on the wallet, as there are many events going on in town, and there’s plenty of sunshine, but you’ll want to pack an umbrella. November to January in OCMD offer the best bargains of the year. It can get chilly but rarely does down to freezing, making it attractive to folks who want a break from northern snow.
The good life on the boardwalk
On the south end of town, the famous boardwalk is a must-see for many. Running more than 2 miles north from the Inlet, it features food, classic arcades, and amusement rides, including a carousel that’s about 100 years old. Ocean City boardwalk condos can have views of the ocean, the Inlet, and wild Assateague Island, plus shared amenities such as a pool, sundeck, and fitness room. You can relax on a private balcony, enjoy movies on a flat-screen TV, or unwind in a whirlpool tub. Some units come with an optional boat slip.
Sittin’ on the dock of the bay
For romantic sunsets and easy access to fishing, boating, and kayaking, Ocean City condos on the bayfront are a great choice. Some complexes feature a deck where you can catch fish or crabs for dinner, or just gaze at the placid Isle of Wight Bay. And of course, ocean surf and sunbathing are only a few blocks away on this narrow island. Other condo amenities may include a balcony, full kitchen, satellite or cable TV, king-size beds, large dining area, or perhaps a fireplace for cozy evenings any time of the year.
Fun for all ages in Midtown OCMD
North of the boardwalk, the Midtown area of OCMD is a playground for adults, offering vibrant nightlife with restaurants, bars, and live entertainment. The convention center is here, hosting events throughout the year. There’s also an amusement park, a water park, and mini golf. OCMD condos here may offer panoramic ocean or bay views, seasonal swimming pools, or boat slips. Individual units could include perks such as Wi-Fi, satellite or cable TV, and a balcony for watching sunsets over the bay or dolphins in the ocean.
Luxury resorts in North Ocean City
Stretching up to the Delaware border, North Ocean City is characterized by a skyline of high-rise beachfront resorts. It’s also home to Northside Park, a complex of sports fields, gyms, a playground, and a jogging path. If you want to be pampered, an OCMD condo rental in this part of town is a good choice. Condo resorts here feature upscale amenities such as spas, on-site restaurants, tennis courts, and indoor and outdoor pools. Inside your sumptuously decorated condo, you can whip up gourmet meals in a full kitchen and enjoy stunning ocean views from your balcony.
Quiet charm in Bethany Beach
Just north of Ocean City is the seaside town of Bethany Beach, Delaware. Its low-key beaches and tranquil lakes offer a peaceful vibe, but it’s only a short drive from all the excitement of OCMD. Condos here offer a peaceful retreat with ample amenities. where you can take a swim in the pool, relax in the hot tub, or play tennis on-site. In your condo, you can enjoy breathtaking ocean or lake views, or perhaps unwind in front of the fireplace.