Top 14 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Bethany Beach, Delaware


Bethany Beach in Delaware was made for slow, sun-kissed days on the sand. Nestled between the maze of inland bays of southeastern Delaware and the North Atlantic Ocean, Bethany Beach is one of the quieter and more tranquil resort towns. The small-town ambience is furthered by the gorgeous coastline, complete with sandy beaches, water sports, and breathtaking sunrises. Besides the allure of the beach, Bethany Beach also has tax-free shopping, culinary delights, and lots of golf. So, pack your bags and come find out what the local denizens have always known - that Bethany Beach is simply the best. To that end, here are the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Bethany Beach, Delaware.

1. Bright and cozy Bethany Canal cottage (from USD 113)

Adorable and amazing are just two words that you could use to describe this super-cute and bright beach cottage that sits right on Bethany Canal. What’s more, it’s a mere trolley or bike ride or a stroll to the boardwalk and beach in town. The three-bedroom home can easily accommodate six adults so if you’re a group of friends or family, then this place is perfect. Besides a bathroom, it even has an outdoor shower perfect for washing off the sand before entering the house. The porch/sunroom, the cute rear deck with the grill, and the large front porch are perfect areas to get some sun and enjoy time grilling and chilling.

A-mazing Beach Cottage on Canal & Trolley Route
Bethany Beach, Delaware, United States
122 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great house with fully stocked kitchen
it's very well designed and the couches are super comfortable
very clean and nicely maintained
very clean and comfortable
the house was clean and comfortable
elisha's place really was very clean
the place was clean
the host was very gracious and understanding
the hostess responds in a timely manner and is very friendly
great location a 2 minute drive to the beach
cute and a convenient location for a very reasonable price
close to our fav restaurant and coffee shop but a pretty long walk to beach
this is a very cute house perfect for a family with kids excellent location
elisha's place was great close to the beach and in a very nice neighborhood
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2. Lovely Sea Colony condo (from USD 116)

If you’re a couple travelling to Bethany Beach, then stay at this fabulous one-bedroom condo at Sea Colony, the town’s very own tennis/beach resort. While you get all the privacy in your condo, you also have access to a whopping 10 swimming pools of which 4 are beachside! If you’re a fitness fanatic, the fitness centre and tennis courts are perfect. Or, you could rent bicycles and ride in the neighbourhood or even to the beach. Coming to the condo, it even has a fully equipped kitchen, a living room, and a sprawling patio, apart from two baths and a cosy bedroom. All in all, it’s truly a relaxing vacation rental.

Sea Colony Premier Family Resort
Bethany Beach, Delaware, United States
252 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the sea colony resort was very family friendly with various pools to enjoy
being able to use the pools was nice
it has a wonderful large deck with a table and chair for meals outside
wifi worked great amazing water pressure in the showers a/c was nice and cold
marie is very responsive and even offered to bring by an iron for me highly recommend
very clean and tidy
super clean & comfortable
everything was spotless and so clean when we got there
it was very clean and comfortable
everything was clean organized and thought about
marie is a wonderful host
marie was a great host
marie is a very gracious host
the owner is very nice quick to respond to questions
as always she was such a generous host
parking was close and easy
location was great too
location to the beach is an easy 8 min bike ride
a great place close to so many things
awesome location and amenities walking distance to beach and recreation center
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3. Contemporary townhouse in a residential community (from USD 400)

There’s nothing like staying in a massive townhouse part of a fully equipped residential community. And this amazing remodelled three-bedroom townhouse, part of the Villas of Bethany West, is the perfect place to pitch your base in town. Besides a modern kitchen, plush bedrooms, and contemporary bathrooms, staying at this townhouse allows you access to the many amenities of the community. These include the community pool and pond, the Salt Pond, where you can canoe and kayak. The cherry on top is that the townhouse is just half-a-mile (0.8 kilometres) to the boardwalk and the beach. So, you can either bike, walk, or catch the Bethany Beach trolley right outside the community.

The Salt Pond Villa of Bethany W. 3 bed 2 1/2 Bath
Bethany Beach, Delaware, United States
47 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 7 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amenities were great- outdoor shower beach chairs
will stay again in the future for sure awesome space and amazingly comfortable
wonderful space--very comfortable and convenient
super clean and beautiful place
the house was very clean and well furnished
a beautiful and clean home with great amenities
the house was absolutely lovely - clean welcoming and full of amenities
the host was very responsive and helpful
david was a wonderful host super responsive and communicative
david was very responsive and answered our questions quickly
david was a great host with excellent communication
the host takes great pride in his place and it shows throughout the home
we love the location close to beach and great restaurants
we would definitely consider staying here in the future as the place is beautifully decorated
amazing location and incredible detail in all of the decor and interior decorations
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4. Brand-new, three-bedroom, three-storey vacation rental (from USD 408)

There’s nothing like living in a spanking, brand-new vacation rental. Welcome to this lovely, newly built, three-storey home which lies just a block from the boardwalk and the ocean in the heart of Bethany Beach! So, it’s within walking distance of grocery stores, restaurants, and other sights in town. The theme here is relaxation, which is evident in the coastal prints, corals, and teal hues in the design. Apart from a whopping five bedrooms, this gorgeous house also has a living room with a fireplace for colder nights, a dining room, and a fully equipped kitchen too. So, if you’re a large group of friends or family, then this place is the ideal base.

Sand Pebble in Bethany Beach
Bethany Beach, Delaware, United States
48 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 7 Beds 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
the house is beautiful spacious comfortable beyond well-equipped impeccably designed and with an excellent location
the host is also incredibly responsive and helpful
great house well appointed great host
ann is well deserving of the "super host" designation she has earned
this house is stunning the host did an unbelievable job with the renovations
ann's house is spectacular she is terrific host and everything was perfect
and the location is perfection
amazing house and fantastic location
this house was stunning the location was perfect and within walking distance to beach and shops
even better the location couldn’t possibly be better
easy to relax in groups full of conveniences and the most fabulous location ever
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5. Classic oceanside cottage (from USD 260)

There’s nothing like staying in a classic Bethany Beach oceanside cottage, like this one. This one-storey, all-white cottage is within walking distance of the boardwalk and features three bedrooms that can easily accommodate four adults and two children. The real gem here is the side deck and the front porch that are the perfect places to lounge on sun-kissed days. With the boardwalk and the beach just four blocks away, seaside fun is an all-time activity. Rinse off in the outdoor shower before heading back into the lovely home.

3rd Street Oceanside Cottage
Bethany Beach, Delaware, United States
36 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the outdoor shower and beach chairs made the beach easy with kids
the bedrooms are cozy and bright with adequate storage and air circulation
very clean and comfortable cottage
her place was very clean accommodating and comfortable
the house was very clean and nancy was wonderful to work with
very clean and well appointed you will love the space
the house is very clean nicely kept up and was very well stocked for us
nancy was a wonderful host and very attentive
thanks nancy for being the consummate host
we were very grateful for how responsive and caring nancy was as a host
nancy was a spectacular host such a thoughtful and kind spirit
nancy’s place was cute beach feel
easy walk to the beach
the house is in a great location with a short walk to town or the beach
this house was perfect - clean 5 minute walk to the beach everything we needed and more
this place is amazing we will be back
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6. Historic and quaint sanctuary (from USD 262)

There’s nothing about this historic and quaint Airbnb in Bethany Beach that you won’t like. For one, it’s a mere four-minute walk to almost everything in town, including the beach! What’s more, it’s a huge, modern space with five bedrooms, an outdoor dining area with a gas grill, and four enclosed porches and a gazebo! It’s easily one of the dreamiest vacation rentals you’ll ever stay in, let alone at Bethany Beach. Besides all your usual mod-cons, this beach house cottage also has beach chairs and bikes with which you can peacefully explore the neighborhood on your own.

Historic Bethany Beach Cottage Short Walk to Beach
70 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 10 Beds 14 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we also loved that the house had so many beds which allowed us to spread out
this is a cozy cottage that is perfect for a beach weekend
there’s two lovely sunrooms and the gorgeous weather allowed us to have breakfast out there
inside was comfortable and multiple seating areas allowed our family to spread out
5 to the beach the cottage has a very welcoming and cozy feel
everything was clean and as expected
a large clean house for all to enjoy
tom was an excellent host
tom was very accommodating and made sure our stay was excellent
thank you for hosting us
tom was very kind helpful and quick to respond
excellent hosts very informative and accommodating
the house was located in a great spot close to many stores
cute cottage 2 blocks easy location
cute beach cottage conveniently located close to the beach and boardwalk
great house great location perfect for families with kids and you can literally walk to everything 5 stars
the location is also great just a short walk from the beach the town and local restaurants
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7. Three-bedroom house away from the bustle in Bethany Beach (from USD 126)

If you want to stay a bit away from the bustle, then this three-bedroom house in Bethany Beach’s inner neighbourhoods is perfect. In spite of being away from the action, it’s still close enough to the beach for you to be able to bike town or hop on to the trolley right outside. The house itself is cosy yet spacious with three double beds, two single beds, and a sofa bed, sleeping at least nine to ten adults. A full kitchen, laundry facilities, modern bathrooms, and a living and dining space make staying here very comfortable.

Great beach get away in Bethany Beach DE
Bethany Beach, Delaware, United States
81 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 6 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great living space and kitchen area
lots of extras in the kitchen made cooking easy
roomy - we had 7 adults and we were comfortable so glad we chose this rental
i recommend bringing queen size sheets for the "double" beds
clean and welcoming
it is very clean and nice
this is a very clean & comfortable house
great place to stay nice and clean
such a beautiful house very clean would definitely recommend
the host was super responsive to all my questions
tim was a great host very quick responses and helpful
tim is a great host and very quick to respond to your questions or concerns
home is nicely and comfortably decorated and very bright and sunny owner provides quick responses as well
real nice place good neighborhood helpful hosts
great location in quaint neighborhood
great location in a quiet neighborhood
such a cute house and location definitely recommend
comfortable place close to the beach
very nice place & location
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8. Large townhouse with a swimming pool (from USD 123)

For a private and safe retreat, consider staying in this lovely townhouse. It’s clean, well-furnished, and comfortable so that you can enjoy every minute of your stay. If you feel like the beach is too far, you can take a dip in the property’s fantastic swimming pool and create fun and unforgettable memories. Also, the neighborhood is quiet and peaceful so you can enjoy a calm stay.

Spacious Bethany Beach Retreat
Bethany Beach, Delaware, United States
260 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable furnishings and well stocked with supplies which was so important during covid19
and the girls loved the seashell checkerboard in the living room
lots of room to spread out and relax
the little soaps in the bathrooms were a nice touch
toys in the back room and family games was a nice touch
susan's place was very clean and well stocked
clean comfortable and so very convenient
great place and always clean and comfortable
the house was very clean
the condo is very spacious and clean
she is a wonderful host very responsive
susan was a great host
susan is a great host
great place and great host
amazing host with an amazing place
great location for the price
the location was great and there was only a short drive to beach
it is a great location and convenient
i liked how close it was to everything
nice location to bethany beach
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9. Clean four-bedroom house in a quiet location (from USD 325)

Are you looking for a charming rental that’s tucked in a quiet location? If yes, you can make this spacious house that’s surrounded by plenty of trees your vacation home. It has a shaded outdoor patio that’s great for sitting outside with friends and family. You’re also free to cook your own meals in the large well-stocked kitchen that has utensils, appliances, and spices. In the evening, you can take leisure walks in the peaceful and tranquil community.

Family Friendly at Bethany Beach!
28 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 8 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everyone loved the outdoor shower we also appreciated the fully stocked kitchen the washer/dryer and the parking passes
we also loved that they provided extra small items like shampoos/conditioners toothpaste toilet paper etc
the property was very clean and comfortable
wonderful place very clean has everything you need and then some
it was so clean and was a great location to the boardwalk and beach
the hosts are quick to respond and always friendly
mary ellen’s place is very nice she and kate were pleasant and very responsive
we loved the outdoor shower very responsive host
our dogs enjoyed the dog friendly fendwick island beach and lazing on the patio as well
nice location ten minute walk to the main beach area
ideal location for bethany beach
great place nice location and spacious
great location close to the beach but away from all the crowds
excellent place great combinations and close to the beach
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10. Superb two-bedroom house with WiFi (from USD 87)

Nestled among large pine trees, this gorgeous place offers accommodation in the best way possible. A walk inside the house can reveal a warm living area that’s bright and nicely arranged and has amazing pieces of art. With the home’s fast WiFi connection, you can stream your favorite movies and documentaries on the 46-inch TV. It also comes with plenty of outdoor entertainment as well. This Airbnb with a basketball court also grants you access to the community’s huge swimming pool tennis courts, and a picnic area.

Condo Villa 2B 2B, Walk 2 Beach Sl6
Bethany Beach, Delaware, United States
153 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice house with easy access to everything comfy beds and the perfect amount of space at a reasonable rate
jimena’s place was well maintained and comfortable
although we did not use the pool or tennis courts both facilities looked in good shape
very clean and comfortable
super clean and cozy
rental was clean and comfortable
responsive clean and stylish all you could want
the condo was beautiful and very clean it was beautiful outside and very private
she was very pleasant and responsive to all our questions
jimena was an excellent host
jimena was a wonderful host and we really enjoyed our stay at her townhouse
great place and great host we loved jimena's place
she was very responsive helpful and willing to remedy any issues
the location was great
nice quiet location close to everything
beautiful location as well
great value for the location
the location is perfect and convenient to everything
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11. Spacious home with four outdoor decks (from USD 421)

Enjoy a wonderful time in this large home that’s located in a quiet and safe neighborhood. All four decks come equipped with furniture, and two of them have outdoor speakers for your entertainment outside the house. With the home’s open floor plan, you can enjoy easy movement and plenty of natural light. To add to the facility’s charm, it has numerous television sets. There are TVs with Netflix and Amazon Prime in the living room and the four bedrooms.

Decked Out
Bethany Beach, Delaware, United States
65 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 8 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very well equipped with multiple tvs sound system grills patio furniture etc
very clean and organized
it was also clean and neat
it's also clean and well-decorated
the house was well decorated and clean with sheets and towels provided
very comfortable clean and spacious
great venue and exceptional hosts
ryan was a great host who was responsive welcoming and friendly
i highly recommend this home and these hosts
beautiful house and the owners were so easy to work with
moreover the owners are so nice and very considerate to their guests
fantastic place in a great location
perfect getaway in a great location
we loved our stay at ryan’s place beautiful location in a quiet street and walking distance to the beach
location: the home is located in a quiet residential area and is a short comfortable walk to the ocean
this is a beautifully appointed house spacious very well situated and quiet
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12. Three-bedroom townhouse in Bethany Proper

A lot of thought and care has gone into furnishing this lovely three-bedroom townhouse in the heart of Bethany Proper. If you want to explore all that Bethany Beach has to offer, then you couldn’t find a better base. For, this house is a stone’s throw from the boardwalk and the beach, and all entertainment, dining, and shopping in town. The two-storey townhouse features cosy bedrooms with cloud-like beds, a full kitchen, a living room, a dining room, an outdoor shower, and even a front porch and a back deck. Besides these, the place also has beach carts, toys, chairs, and umbrellas, as well as cruiser bikes, boogie boards, books, puzzles, and board games! Need we say more?

Comfortable Bethany Beach Townhouse Near Ocean
Bethany Beach, Delaware, United States
50 reviews
Entire townhouse 6 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furnishings are very comfortable and have a beautiful beach theme
beds were very comfortable
the kitchen is wonderful and is fully stocked with useful utensils pots pans and dishes
eileen has made room for you to feel like you are on vacation
it is very clean and well stocked
the house is clean and comfortable
the house was very clean and eileen had left so many thoughtful details for us
we thoroughly enjoyed the space which was clean and comfortable
the house was clean and located in a quiet neighborhood
the hosts are just wonderful
eileen is a fabulous host
the host was extremely responsive throughout the entire process
eileen is a wonderful host lots bikes and beach toys were made available
eileen was super communicative and helpful with whatever we needed
great location walking distance to the boardwalk and beach
the location is a short walk to bethany boardwalk where the beaches are stunning
walk to beach and boardwalk areas very easy
great house great location treats for everyone easy communication
eileen’s is very beautiful and clean the location is perfect a short bike ride to the beach
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13. Charming two-bedroom abode

Something about charming Australian townhouses is enough to fall in love with them, just like this gorgeous two-bedroom townhouse which is a part of the Villas of Bethany West. It lies within walking distance of the beach, and you can even bike down or take a trolley. Since it’s part of the residential community, you have access to not just a pool, but even tennis courts, a saltwater pond, and more. The house itself is fully furnished and spacious, complete with a beautiful enclosed back porch and a full kitchen for whipping up meals at any time.

Bethany beach 2 bedroom townhouse
Bethany Beach, Delaware, United States
60 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice amenities like the community pool
also the wifi did not work and he was equally helpful and we got it working
we were glad to have the pool available and used it a few times
it was clean comfortable
the house was very clean on our arrival
the place was clean quiet nice and plenty of room
chris’s place is clean and in a great area
bethany was very quiet clean and not crowded
chris is a great host
chris the host was easy to communicate with flexible and an awesome host
chris was very accommodating and helpful with any questions etc
chris was responsive to any questions
we forgot to bring sheets and chris responded at once to my call and was very helpful
we really liked this location
nice quiet location convenient to downtown bethany
place and neighborhood were great
great quiet neighborhood close to the beach lots of fabulous food options within walking distance
great location house has a large screened in porch to relax on
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14. Charming dog-friendly dwelling

If you’re travelling with your pet pooches to Bethany Beach, then we’d definitely recommend this beautiful townhouse rental that’s part of the charming Villas of Bethany West. Not only does the property have dog bowls for your four-legged friend, but it even has a large dog cage. For the humans, there are kayaks that you can take out to the neighbouring Salt Pond or the beach, which is half-a-mile (0.8 kilometre) away. The place itself is one huge house with two bedrooms, all modern creature comforts and flourishes, and even a huge back porch. Topping it off is the access to beach toys, chairs, and a charcoal grill, which ensures some lovely grilling evenings during your stay.

Villas of Bethany West
Bethany Beach, Delaware, United States
49 reviews
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
master bedroom bed (king size) was very comfortable
the space was clean and well stocked
nice clean and comfortable place
the place was very clean
the house was very clean
place is very clean neat and new
host was responsive to qs
the hosts are so friendly and responsive
cindy thank you for being responsive to our call
she was super communicative throughout the entire process from booking to returning the "souvenir" key (haha)
she is amazing extremely responsive and helpful
convenient location and nice neighborhood
the location was perfect
lovely location and very close to the beach
a nice place in a great location
cozy accommodations with a great location
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Blissful Bethany Beach

Bethany Beach makes for the perfect Delaware beach destination, especially if you’re seeking serenity and tranquility rather than a party atmosphere. Go through the amazing list of vacation rentals above and take your Bethany Beach vacation to new heights.

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