Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in South Bethany

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of South Bethany. This relaxing and walkable city is well known for its beaches, seaside and seafood restaurants. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around South Bethany

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that South Bethany has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bethany Beach Boardwalk (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Captain Jack's Pirate Golf (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • The Salt Pond Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Thunder Lagoon Waterpark (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Golf Down Under (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in South Bethany

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in South Bethany

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, South Bethany is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bethany Beach Nature Center (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Fenwick Island State Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • James Farm Ecological Preserve (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Maryland Beach (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Northside Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Assawoman Bay (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around South Bethany

The nearest airport is in Ocean City, MD (OCE-Ocean City Municipal), located 14.7 mi (23.6 km) from the city centre. 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 20.6 mi (33.2 km) away.

Where to stay around South Bethany Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,482 holiday lettings near South Bethany Beach. From 777 Houses to 600 Townhouses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover South Bethany Beach area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to South Bethany Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in South Bethany Beach:

  • South Bethany Harbor: 87 holiday homes
  • Sandpiper Village: 306 holiday homes
  • Cat Hill: 552 holiday homes
  • Sandpiper Pines: 440 holiday homes
  • Rehoboth by the Sea: 982 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to South Bethany Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in South Bethany Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Shark's Cove Marina: 6,963 holiday lettings
  • Delaware Seashore State Park: 7,140 holiday lettings
  • 1812 Memorial Park: 3,883 holiday lettings
  • Fenwick Island State Park: 7,057 holiday lettings
  • Jolly Roger at the Pier: 5,538 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around South Bethany Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in South Bethany Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 777 Houses in South Bethany Beach. Our other popular types of South Bethany Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Townhouses: 600 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 2,035 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 41 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South Bethany Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,263 holiday homes with pool available in South Bethany Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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