Top 10 Vacation Rentals In Bethany Beach, Delaware - Updated 2024

| 5 min read

Experience the charm and laidback lifestyle of the oceanfront town of Bethany Beach. This destination in Delaware features a picturesque sandy beach and boardwalk, which is the ideal spot for soaking up some sun and engaging in outdoor activities. There are many things to do in Bethany Beach that travellers can partake in, including kayaking across the serene Salt Pond; or, if you’re willing to go on a short drive, we recommend a visit to the beautiful Fenwick Island State Park and Ocean City down south and Rehoboth Beach to the north as well. A visit to Bethany Beach would not be complete without savouring local cuisine at any of the restaurants along the boardwalk or visiting boutiques and stores to buy the best souvenirs. When it comes to lodging, tourists rejoice in staying in the myriad of vacation rentals and Airbnbs in the area. If you are looking for excellent accommodation options, keep reading to learn about some of the top vacation rentals in Bethany Beach, Delaware.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 18, 2024.

1. Beachfront cottage with outdoor shower (from USD 600)

This charming cottage revels in the serenity of a lush setting. Indoors, the warm interior decor in the living area has cosy furniture, perfect for lounging in front of the 47-inch cable television. Central air-conditioning and WiFi make the stay more pleasing.

Furthermore, as you will be located just steps from the beach, you’ll get to enjoy soaking up the sun, surfing and playing in the ocean! The fact that several shops and seaside dining are just a block away adds to the convenience of this rental.

Stayed at this property?
Bethany Beach, Delaware, United States
189 meters (0.2 ft) from Bethany Beach Boardwalk
cottage 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
the house was clean and in beautiful condition
the communication with the owners was excellent and the house was very clean and well equipped
the house was clean and as described in the listing in pictures
house was clean in nice condition and and in a nice neighborhood
the location is perfect
great place & location
great for families so close to the beach and town
perfect location layout and well equipped
a quick walk to the beach and nice quiet area
Read more reviews
Earn OneKeyCash for every dollar spent on eligible hotels, vacation rentals, flights, car rentals, and more when you book across our family of brands.

2. Pet-friendly beach house (from USD 485)

Situated about a block from the stunning shoreline, this pet-friendly Airbnb retreat presents a dreamy holiday spot, complete with numerous enthralling elements. A fully equipped modern kitchen invites you to master culinary arts and prepare sumptuous meals for your loved ones. Moreover, after enjoying a day at sea, a soaking bathtub — offering tranquillity and repose — is ideal for anyone in need of unwinding.

With two decks and lush gardens, embrace the outdoor breeze by basking in the glory of the sun. The pet-friendly policy at this beach house also means that no member of your family has to be left behind!

Stayed at this property?
Bethany Beach, Delaware, United States
1.76 km (1.1 mi) from Bethany Beach Boardwalk
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 18 Guests 6 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bikes pool table table tennis and basketball game in the garage were a lot of fun
the property is exactly as advertised… extremely clean and beautifully appointed with plenty of space to accommodate everyone
this house was great three levels of bedrooms/bathrooms that were very spacious clean and comfortable
the home was spacious clean beautifully decorated with everything you need and more wonderful location
the property owner was an awesome communicator before and during our stay
laura was an amazing host she provided easy detailed instructions for checking in and checking out
great location - could walk to beach ride bikes or drive car
Read more reviews
Earn OneKeyCash for every dollar spent on eligible hotels, vacation rentals, flights, car rentals, and more when you book across our family of brands.

3. Oceanfront condo with swimming pool access (from USD 350)

Luxury awaits the guests who opt to book a stay at this oceanfront rental with a shared pool in Bethany Beach. The vacation home can accommodate up to four guests and has been furnished with impeccable taste. Relax out on the balcony and watch the beauty of the nearby coastline. If you’re lucky, you might catch glimpses of dolphins as they swim past. The apartment block features an outdoor pool which guests can enjoy on those hot summer days. A private beach is five minutes away.

Stayed at this property?
Bethany Beach, Delaware, United States
807 meters (0.6 ft) from Bethany Beach Boardwalk
113 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice view large deck with comfortable chairs
having access to pools and private beach was wonderful
great hosts very nice one bedroom condo with a comfortable mattress on the pull out sofa
the condo is lovely and comfortable with a great view of the ocean
the kitchen was well stocked the living space was very comfortable and we would happily stay here again
it was clean and updated
5 baths clean and reasonable
the condo was clean stylish and quiet
condo is clean with many thoughtful amenities
a very clean and beautiful condo with a gorgeous view
host are easy to contact
owner is so nice & very quick to responses
wenxin (the host) was very hospitable and extremely helpful with quick responses to all of our questions
wenxin is an absolutely wonderful host quick helpful and informative responses made things easy
the owner is very kind helpful and easy to contact
location was amazing
location was perfect close to everything restaurants stores boardwalk
a great condo in a great location in bethany beach
great apartment and great location
great spot in a great location
Read more reviews

4. Beachside townhouse best for families (from USD 1200)

Located in the heart of downtown Bethany, you will find this quaint vacation townhouse which can sleep up to 16 guests. The home has been furnished in a contemporary style and adds a touch of modernity while creating an overall pleasant experience.

The townhouse features an open gourmet kitchen where guests can unleash their inner Masterchef before enjoying the meal in the stunning dining room. This beachside wonder also has a grill on the porch where guests can enjoy afternoon entertainment.

Stayed at this property?
Bethany Beach, DE, US
364 meters (0.3 ft) from Bethany Beach Boardwalk
28 reviews  
House 16 Guests 6 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
some of my favorites were the two complete hot showers on the ground floor with dressing rooms included
the furniture was comfortable and there was enough seating for everyone to enjoy meals and group games together
the bedrooms were nicely furnished and the beds were comfortable
very clean and well accommodated
kitchen was wonderful well equipped and fun to cook and clean up too
the house is beautiful well-stocked and clean
beautifully decorated clean spacious well stocked with kitchen essentials and has great amenities
the owners were extremely responsive to all my questions
owners were helpful and responsive
owners were gracious and easy to contact
the owners were great and easy to work with we would stay again in a heartbeat
the location is perfect
great location - easy walk to town and to the beach
we loved the house and location
just a wonderful time in a wonderful location
location was perfect for our multi-generational family vacation
Read more reviews
Earn OneKeyCash for every dollar spent on eligible hotels, vacation rentals, flights, car rentals, and more when you book across our family of brands.

5. Cozy condo with ocean views (from USD 191)

Enjoy stunning views of the ocean the moment you wake up when you stay at this one-bedroom luxury home for rent in Bethany Beach. Relax out on the balcony and soak up the waves as it crashes upon the seemingly endless stretch of coastline. Spend your day exploring the dunes that are at your doorstep or pack a picnic bag to enjoy a day in the sun.

This beachfront rental has been furnished and decorated in aquatic tones, and the setting encourages guests to unwind and just enjoy a relaxing quiet time.

Stayed at this property?

943 meters (0.6 ft) from Bethany Beach Boardwalk
107 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The mattress in the master bedroom needs to be replaced
The view of the ocean was magnificent
The oceanfront balcony and easy accessibility to the beach is the icing on the cake
The kitchen was stocked with common sense essentials
The kitchen didn't lack any amenities
The condo is beautiful inside and out (direct ocean view) and most importantly clean and comfortable
Deanna was so accommodating and kind
Deanna was easy to work with and was prompt in answering any questions we had -
has immpecable communication and is super helpful
the property owner was very prompt with her replies to my emails when booking the unit and provided useful information for my arrival in Bethany DE at the Sea Colony Resort
Early morning construction noise and difficult parking
Beautiful condo in a beautiful setting Only one negative:
and we are looking forward to another visit sometime
The Condo was just as advertised
Well managed Attention to detail Very clean and up to date
- this is by far the nicest we have come across
Read more reviews
Earn OneKeyCash for every dollar spent on eligible hotels, vacation rentals, flights, car rentals, and more when you book across our family of brands.

6. Family-friendly townhouse with beach views (from USD 1029)

In search of a nice beach holiday experience with the entire family? Find your piece of happiness and comfort and feel the worry of your daily lifestyle drain away as you ease into the relaxed pace of this oceanside splendour. The place is a short walk away from the beach as well as the boardwalk and a selection of local restaurants.

The townhouse features a large deck with a beach and ocean view and is perfect for relaxation as you enjoy the ocean breeze. The vacation home can sleep up to 18 guests and still has space for more. It also has facilities that cater to children.

Stayed at this property?

796 meters (0.5 ft) from Bethany Beach Boardwalk
34 reviews   Wifi Available
House 20 Guests 6 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 20
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The only advice I have was that the pots and pans might be ready to be updated although the kitchen was fully stocked the non-stick on the pots had worn off making it not a fun cooking experience
Had a wonderful stay with group of friends after bike king to the beach
very comfy and well equipped
The home is very spacious and accommodated our large group
The house was generously stocked with everything you could need including beach chairs and bikes
The house was spacious clean and very comfortable Our group of "very senior " girls were thrilled with the elevator the accessibility of getting to the ocean and boardwalk the convenience regar...
The home is well kept and clean
All the kitchen and dining gear was easily handling large crowds and it was in good condition
The owner was also great to work with and very responsive to questions
The owner was proactive and communicated quickly for all of our questions or concerns Loved it
The owner couldn't be any nicer or responsive
The owner was very responsive and answered all our questions quickly We would love to revisit this property in the future
which is easier than driving and worrying about parking
The boardwalk starts at second street so a quick two blocks walk to the beach and then from 4th street to 2nd street where the boardwalk starts
everywhere - beach is a few blocks away with
We loved this home in Bethany Beach that sits two blocks from the beach
a lifeguard and downtown Bethany is
Only downside is the house is on Route 1 which can get a little noisy from the outdoor deck
Read more reviews
Earn OneKeyCash for every dollar spent on eligible hotels, vacation rentals, flights, car rentals, and more when you book across our family of brands.

7. Charming vacation home

Make yourself at home at this charming Bethany Beach vacation rental which can perfectly sleep up to four guests. The home has been delightfully furnished for the ease and comfort of the visiting guests. Guests will be pleased to note that many of the towns popular attractions are within walking distance from the vacation house rental. Take a leisurely stroll to the beautiful beaches where you can dip your feet in the sea and enjoy the sunset as warm hues paint the afternoon sky.

Venture out to the town centre where you will find a wide selection of restaurants, cafes and stores to visit. Get a taste of the local music by enjoying a summer concert showcasing bands such a the Beach Boys, Vince Gill and much more.

Stayed at this property?
Bethany Beach, Delaware, United States
1.08 km (0.7 mi) from Bethany Beach Boardwalk
60 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the amenities are perfect compliment to a cozy room
the room is accessible from a separate entrance which makes it easier to come in and out
it’s a nice room with everything we needed for our weekend trip
this property was very clean with all the amenities you would find in a hotel room
the room is perfect it’s exactly what you want for a quiet beach getaway
everything is clean and comfortable
all was very clean
very clean spacious private space
quite clean and had everything you could need
very clean and robin thought of all the items you might need
robin was a great host
she was welcoming responsive and knowledgeable of the area
robin is an amazing host her home is beautiful
robin was an excellent host
the host was very friendly and helpful with restaurant suggestions
the location really is great
nice location: 20 min to rehobeth and 30 to lewes
definitely recommend location was beyond perfect
safe location being in a small townhouse community
great value in a great location
Read more reviews

8. Beach-view apartment best for families

Soak in the breathtaking view of the coastline and listen to the waves as they lull you to sleep when you book a stay at this beautiful vacation home. Best suited for up to four guests, this apartment is perfect for a small family as there are facilities that cater to kids like a stunning pool with a dedicated kiddies zone and an outdoor play area. The beach is at your doorstep so guests can spend endless hours soaking up the warm sun and creating timeless sun-kissed memories.

The home has been decorated in warm tones to complement the welcoming ambience. Create hearty meals in the fully equipped kitchen before enjoying it on the outdoor terrace as the cool ocean breeze drifts through the apartment.

Stayed at this property?
Bethany Beach, Delaware, United States
1.36 km (0.9 mi) from Bethany Beach Boardwalk
34 reviews  
Entire condominium 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the private beach and all the amenities including the 12 pools
we enjoyed the pools and tennis courts and the nearby beach
i would highly recommend allison's 2 bed/2 bath condo at sea colony
a comfortable clean and nicely decorated place
it was clean kitchen was fully equipped and updated
allison was a great host- super responsive and helpful
it was a great location as it had everything we needed all within walking distance
allison’s place was just what we were looking for in comfort location and privacy
great quiet location that is very walkable to the beach pools restaurants etc
excellent location for beach access pools tennis restaurants and shops
a great place to stay
Read more reviews

9. Beautifully furnished townhouse

Escape to this oasis which can sleep up to six guests in three quaintly furnished bedrooms. The townhouse is located along the Indian River Bay where guests are welcome to engage in some water activities like fishing, crabbing or enjoying some sun along the waters edges. In the afternoon the sky comes alive in scintillating colours as the sun sinks behind the horizon. The apartment has been fully furnished and provides guests with a memorable escape with the whole family.

Stayed at this property?
Bethany Beach, Delaware, United States
1.38 km (0.9 mi) from Bethany Beach Boardwalk
167 reviews  
Entire townhouse 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
also appreciated having beach chairs an outside shower and parking pass included
great house plenty of space in a prime locations great amenities with a community pool trolley and tennis courts
great location and amenities and so cozy
it's in a pleasant quiet community with tennis courts and a pool
we loved the place it is in a local community with the pool
the townhome was very clean and comfortable
it is exceptionally clean and well appointed
joann’s place was clean and spacious
the place was very clean warm and inviting
it was super clean but make sure to bring your own towels beach towels
joann is a wonderful host
joanne is a wonderful host
great place- great value wonderful host and hostess
joann was very helpful and a great host
finally our hosts were very responsive and generous
great location close to everything
location was perfect for us
comfortable townhome in a convenient location
the place is centrally located within walking distance to restaurants and nearby attractions
this is a great space close to everything
Read more reviews

10. Rustic cabin with nature views

Enjoy the rustic charm and luxury of this cabin which can sleep up to eight guests. Wake up to the sweet sounds of the local birdlife which frequently visit the natural surroundings. This is the perfect home base for your visit as it is close to all the local hotspots. Visit the local stores and restaurants on the boardwalk, enjoy some sun on Bethany Beach, drift along the Salt Pond on a sunset canoe ride, or fully appreciate Mother Nature in all her glory at the Bethany Beach Nature Center.

The home is located along the canals which lead to Salt Pond and is a popular option to enjoy the tranquility of nature. The cabin has been quaintly furnished with wood elements complementing the warm and natural ambience.

Stayed at this property?

1.11 km (0.7 mi) from Bethany Beach Boardwalk
10 reviews  
House 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
We sat outside on folding chairs instead and enjoyed the day
Need assistance getting up off it
and it was difficult to get completely comfortable as there isn't a real couch/sofa/relaxing chair
Not ready-to-rent
Loved the screened in porch outdoor shower for rinsing off after the beach and and the quiet setting
The house was clean airy and bright and was perfect for our quick stay Linen and towels
we didn't use much as we brought everything with us
Maybe add hooks for wet coats
that way Overall we had a lovely stay fell in love with the Bethany Beach area and will definitely be re-visiting
so it worked very well for us to drive down to the beach with all our stuff
Home was very clean and the screened in porch was perfect for evenings
We went up once to check the mattresses-
Ran into staircase several times just moving around
The property is located in a quiet neighborhood about a mile from the beach Near enough and easy enough to get to but also ensured we had quiet when we wanted it
It is in a quaint and quiet neighborhood on a channel
and we loved taking the canoe out
Six inches of pine debris
Read more reviews
Oops, this listing is currently inactive. Check out these alternative properties in the same location.
Earn OneKeyCash for every dollar spent on eligible hotels, vacation rentals, flights, car rentals, and more when you book across our family of brands.

Say yes to Bethany Beach

Enjoy comfort and home-like hospitality when you choose to stay at these short and long-term rentals in Bethany Beach. During your visit to Bethany Beach, whether you want to tan on the beach or kayak across Salt Pond, your stay is bound to be delightful.

Frequently asked questions about vacation rentals in Bethany Beach, Delaware

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.


Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our Privacy Policy for more information on how we use your data

Annelene is a marketing graduate with a zest for life and a passion for travel. She believes these things help bring new perspective, introduce new cultures and educate us about life.

 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Bethany Beach
Good things are meant to be shared!
Back to top
Visited any of these places? Click this button to activate our "Add a Tip" feature to share your experience.