Discover a selection of 2,500 vacation rentals in Dewey Beach, DE that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $120 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Dewey Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Fun in the sun at Dewey Beach vacation home rentals

Dewey Beach is a tiny coastal town that makes up for its size with breathtaking water views, gorgeous beaches and a vibrant nightlife that ensures the fun never stops. Dewey Beach draws lovers of outdoor adventure and families looking for a fun-filled vacation in a beautiful location. Dewey Beach vacation rentals have gorgeous views of a lake, the bay or the ocean, and are within easy walking distance of lively nightclubs and great restaurants. Whether you want to hit the waves every day or relax in comfort on the sand, Dewey Beach has something entertaining to delight and interest you.

Things to do

Attractions near Dewey Beach vacation rentals

A lively game of beach volleyball is a great way to start a holiday in Dewey Beach, as is getting up early for some dawn fishing. Monigle Park is a beautiful place for children, with warm, shallow water for swimming. The waters of Dewey Beach are ideal for days spent kite boarding, paddle boarding and windsurfing. Kayaking through the coastal salt marshes is a great activity for the whole family. Fall and winter are great times to stay in Dewey Beach vacation rentals too. The Sea Witch Festival celebrates Halloween, and the Winter Wonderfest dazzles with rides and light shows.

Activities

Activities near Dewey Beach vacation homes

The vibrant coastal town of Dewey Beach is filled with activities for lovers of nature, adventure and plain old fun. A day on the water is a given, and you can choose from the adrenalin thrill of jet skis and windsurfing or more peaceful options like sailing and dolphin watching. Dewey Beach vacation rentals provide a great place to store your treasures after a fun day of indulging in tax-free shopping, and are close to the myriad fine restaurants that feature fresh seafood and local Delaware specialties. The beach is a great place for building sandcastles.

Weather

Best time to travel to Dewey Beach vacation homes

Facing the Atlantic Ocean and backed by Rehoboth Bay, Dewey Beach is bordered by Silver Lake and enjoys a moderate climate. With over 200 sunny days per year, Dewey Beach is a great place to visit year-round. The coastal location keeps Dewey Beach about 10 degrees warmer than the mainland in winter, and 10 degrees cooler in summer. Temperatures in winter hover in the low to mid-20s, and only about 13 inches of snow fall each year. Summer in Dewey Beach is humid, and temperatures can soar up to 86 degrees, but consistent sunshine and sea breezes are lovely.

Natural features

Fabulous marine life at Dewey Beach

Visitors to Dewey Beach will find great water views, no matter where they look. With Spring Lake to the north, vast Rehoboth Bay to the west, and the mighty Atlantic Ocean to the east, stunning views are a given. Dewey Beach is flat, with sandy beaches leading to waters filled with an astounding variety of marine life. In the water, you'll find Atlantic sturgeon, humpback whales and dogfish, hammerhead and brown sharks. Bird lovers will find numerous species flying on a sea breeze or walking down the beach. From swallow-tailed kites and sharp-shinned hawks to lesser yellowlegs and cerulean warblers.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Dewey Beach

The nearest airport is in Cape May, NJ (WWD-Cape May County), located 23.4 mi (37.6 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 15.6 mi (25.1 km) away.

Family friendly

Family-friendly attractions near Dewey Beach vacation homes

Dewey Beach has endless options for a family trip. Vacation rentals are available near kid-friendly places like Funland, a boardwalk amusement park with children’s attractions and thrill rides, and Jungle Jim’s, a seasonal water park with go-karts, bumper boats, and other kid-friendly attractions. Kids will also like Delaware Seashore State Park, a historic home with period artifacts, history exhibits, and a gift shop.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Dewey Beach?

Whatever you're seeking in a vacation, you'll find a rental property in or around Dewey Beach that's a match made in heaven. These are some of our top picks:

  • Around 15 miles from the center of Dewey Beach, it's hard to beat "The Buoy House, Beachfront Home On Secluded Prime Hook Beach". It has 2 bedrooms and a host of amenities including a beach and a separate dining area.
  • "C805: 2bedroom Sea Colony Oceanfront Condo Private Beach" also promises a memorable getaway, offering 2 bedrooms, an iron and ironing board, a dryer and more. It's around 11 miles from Dewey Beach.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Dewey Beach vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Dewey Beach?

Your Monday to Friday will fly by if you've got something spectacular planned for the weekend. Give yourself something fun to look forward to by reserving one of these top weekend getaways in or near Dewey Beach:

  • Located around 11 miles to the south of Dewey Beach, "Panoramic View Of The Ocean In All Seasons. Steps To The Beach. Totally Relaxing" has all you need for a fun weekend escape, including shopping and a phone. When you're ready to venture out, there are lots of outdoor attractions to visit like Milton Historical Society and Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club.
  • Another top option is "Rehoboth Townhouse With Pool 3 Blocks To Beach - Next To Vrbo Listing #309410", which is around 1 mile north of Dewey Beach. When you're not chilling in your rental taking advantage of an oven and a washing machine, get out and see Town Museum and Old Landing Golf Course.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Dewey Beach?

Take in the lifestyle and culture of Dewey Beach from the comfort and privacy of a studio apartment. Whether you're planning to take time out on your own or live it up with a few friends, we'll help you find the ideal studio apartment for rent in or near Dewey Beach:

  • Put your suitcase down and your feet up at "Gorgeous And Best In Town - Walk To Beach And Shops Remodeled". Amenities including an oven and off-street parking options will make you feel at home here.
  • "Cool Little Cottage Minutes From Beaches" is another attractive option. Stay here and enjoy the use of winery tours, a free nearby fitness center and more.

There are loads of sights around Dewey Beach you won't want to miss. Satisfy your inner culture fan with a visit to Milton Theater and Schwartz Center for the Arts.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Dewey Beach?

Every so often, you just need to take a break from it all, even if it's only for a few days. Enjoy a delightful combination of relaxation and adventure at one of these short-term rentals in or around Dewey Beach:

  • If you're eager to be close to the action, "Beachfront, Oceanfront, Rehoboth Beach" will be just the ticket. It's within easy reach of the center of Dewey Beach and a handy base to discover attractions like Harrington Raceway and Casino and Delaware State Fairgrounds.
  • Eat, sleep and explore from "Gorgeous And Best In Town - Walk To Beach And Shops Remodeled", another good option. Killens Pond State Park and Second Street Players - Riverfront Theatre should be on your to-do list when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Dewey Beach?

Whether spent in a cabin, an apartment or a lodge, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to spice up your relationship. Whisk your sweetheart away for a couple of leisurely days at one of these appealing escapes in or near Dewey Beach:

  • Sneak off on Friday afternoon for a few passionate nights at "The Buoy House, Beachfront Home On Secluded Prime Hook Beach". Located roughly 15 miles from Dewey Beach, this place comes with plenty of nice touches, including a fireplace and a nearby bay.
  • "C805: 2bedroom Sea Colony Oceanfront Condo Private Beach" is another popular option guaranteed to woo you. It's around 11 miles from Dewey Beach and comes with a resort and a sauna.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Dewey Beach?

Vacation with others and boost your odds of having fun. Whether you're planning an action-packed getaway with pals or a big family gathering, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and near Dewey Beach:

  • A range of amenities including a swimming pool and a water park make "Bethany's Best In Bear Trap 2 Levels" a group favorite. This sizable retreat has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. From the heart of Dewey Beach, it's around 12 miles away to the south.
  • Nothing takes priority over spending time with loved ones, and "Central, Elegant, Cozy, Newly Renovated" makes it easy to do that. Located around 9 miles to the south of Dewey Beach, as many as 12 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 5 bedrooms. A kitchen and a swimming pool are among the various amenities on offer here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Dewey Beach?

A pool is often a must-have amenity when choosing where to stay, especially if you're traveling with kids. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Dewey Beach and spend your days splish-splashing around:

  • Treat your crew to a memorable break at "The Buoy House, Beachfront Home On Secluded Prime Hook Beach". There's a lot to love about this retreat apart from its pool, such as cable/satellite TV services and a nearby bay.
  • "Beachfront Sunrise - Waterfront House W" is the type of place you go to get away from it all and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its glorious pool. A TV and childrens activities are also on hand to make your stay comfortable and convenient.

Dewey Beach has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging between 70 ºF and 80 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summertime to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Dewey Beach vacation rental and plan your escape for whenever you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Dewey Beach?

A family get-together should be a memorable one. Whether you're organizing a getaway with the kids or a long-overdue family reunion, Vrbo's large family vacation rentals in or near Dewey Beach offer a home away from home with plenty of space for everyone:

  • Get your group under the same roof at "Panoramic View Of The Ocean In All Seasons. Steps To The Beach. Totally Relaxing", which has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 guests. This escape is located 11 miles to the south of Dewey Beach and features amenities such as a fridge and a balcony.
  • "Bethany's Best In Bear Trap 2 Levels" is another top pick for families. It's around 12 miles to the south of Dewey Beach, has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 12 people. Handy amenities here include a porch and a living room.

If you're eager to visit some family-friendly attractions around the area, you won't have to look far. Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, Funland and Delaware State Fairgrounds promise lots of fun for all the crew.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Dewey Beach?

Vacation with the kids in a family cabin rental in or near Dewey Beach and build some beautiful new memories together. Here's just a taste of what we've got:

  • "Cabin - Peaceful Setting But Close To Beaches" - Enjoy precious time with your gang at this retreat, which is around 11 miles west of the center of Dewey Beach. A TV and a garden are among its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Tiny House On Ranch Minutes To Beaches" - Another awesome choice, this vacation rental comes with cable/satellite TV services, towels and more. You'll find it around 16 miles to the south of Dewey Beach.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Dewey Beach vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Dewey Beach?

Nothing says "glamorous getaway" like your own indoor pool. Pack your favorite swimwear and go for a dip in the comfort and privacy of one of these roomy houses in or near Dewey Beach:

  • With 3 bedrooms that can sleep up to 10 guests, "Panoramic View Of The Ocean In All Seasons. Steps To The Beach. Totally Relaxing" is the perfect place to reconnect with your friends or family. Make use of this property's range of amenities, including a swimming pool and a kitchen.
  • In addition to its fancy indoor pool, "Bethany's Best In Bear Trap 2 Levels" features a kitchen and a fireplace. It has 4 bedrooms that can cater for up to 12 guests, so you can bring all your buddies along.

Use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find more impressive Dewey Beach vacation rental options for your next big getaway.