Discover a selection of 5,000 vacation rentals in Bethany 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 $110 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Bethany Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Seaside escape in Bethany Beach vacation home rentals

With sandy swaths on the Atlantic coast and a full slate of resort-town amenities, Bethany Beach in southern Delaware is a sea lover's dream, known for its quiet atmosphere and nearby state parks. A boardwalk along the beach runs parallel to oceanfront streets that are packed with local stores and tasty restaurants, but the main attraction is the long stretch of sand that continues north and south beyond the town. Many Bethany Beach vacation rentals are situated along the coast, with fantastic views looking east and an impressive range of facilities, from pools and hot tubs to outdoor grills that are perfect for summer barbecues.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Bethany Beach vacation homes

Though you may be tempted to spend your entire vacation lounging in the sun with a cold drink in hand, carve out some time for the fun attractions this area has to offer, with everything from golf links and putt-putt courses to water parks and go-cart tracks. The Bethany Beach Nature Center is a great family-friendly spot to visit, with special exhibits about the area's natural features, boardwalks that run through saltwater marshes and programs designed to appeal to kids. Among the small waterfront communities near Bethany Beach, you'll also find museums that delve into the local maritime heritage.


Activities near Bethany Beach vacation homes

With so many miles of sandy shores to enjoy, spending some time relaxing on the beach is a must during a stay here, enjoying the sun beating down and jumping into the waves during the heat of day. Further south, along the Fenwick Island coast, a number of rental providers can outfit you with wave runners and banana boats to get out on the water. Whether you prefer quiet kayak trips and paddleboard rides along the coastal areas in search of wildlife, or high-flying adventures on parasails with incredible views of the ocean beyond, you'll find a water activity waiting here.


Local weather for your stay in Bethany Beach vacation rentals

Nothing beats a hot summer day in Bethany Beach. Why not stroll along the seaside boardwalk with a chocolate ice cream in hand, before tip-toeing out onto the warm sands for a swim in the refreshing Atlantic waves? The peak of summer averages in the 80s here, with the shoulder months of May and September often warm enough for ocean swimming, too. If you plan to visit during the summer, why not look for one of the many Bethany Beach vacation rentals that come with a pool to splash around in when the weather gets steamy?

Natural features

Waterfront fun in Bethany Beach

Since the Atlantic Ocean spans the eastern border of Bethany Beach, there's always a gorgeous vista to soak up here, and with state parks stretching for miles north and south of town, the opportunities to enjoy nature never seem to expire. Delaware Seashore and Fenwick Island State Parks act as an extension of Bethany Beach on each end, offering plentiful opportunities for swimming, fishing and boating in the waters and picnicking shoreside on the sand. Holts Landing State Park on the Indian River Bay is an excellent spot for hiking close to your Bethany Beach vacation rental, with chances to spot wildlife and large birds like heron and osprey.


Beaches near Bethany Beach vacation homes

Bethany Beach has beautiful beach spaces to enjoy a day of fun in the sun. Vacation rentals can be found near places like Bethany Beach, a relaxed beach with a wooden boardwalk and seaside amenities, and Holts Landing State Park, a bayside destination with sandy beaches and dense forests with hiking trails. You could also try beachcombing at Coin Beach, a sandy beach known for its hidden treasures.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Bethany Beach

The nearest airport is in Salisbury, MD (SBY-Salisbury - Ocean City Wicomico Regional), located 28.4 mi (45.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Ocean City, MD (OCE-Ocean City Municipal), which is 16.9 mi (27.1 km) away.

Family friendly

Family fun near vacation rentals in Bethany Beach

Kids will love the array of attractions in Bethany Beach. Vacation rentals are available near kid-friendly places like Assawoman Wildlife Area, a sanctuary space for rare plants and animals, and James Farm Ecological Preserve, a nature preserve with a sandy beach and hiking trails. Kids will also like Captain Jack’s Pirate Golf, a pirate-themed miniature golf center with exciting features.

How many vacation rentals are available around Bethany Beach, DE?

Our 2022 property listings offer a large selection of 4,846 vacation rentals around Bethany Beach. From 1,958 house rentals to 36 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent Houses in Bethany Beach?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 1,958 Houses in Bethany Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bethany Beach include:

  • Cottages: 36 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 735 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 2,853 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Villas 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 3,533 vacation rentals with pool available in Bethany Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.