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Dewey Beach

Oceanfront, Dewey Beach, DE
+1 302-539-2100
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Clean and Quiet

Such a well kept and clean beach. Northern end by residences is especially quiet. Parking can be... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Edward B
via mobile
Fun fun fun

Everybody that comes to the ocean in DE does something in Dewey. It's our party town and during... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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“party town” (6 reviews)
“ocean city” (25 reviews)
Oceanfront, Dewey Beach, DE
+1 302-539-2100
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Such a well kept and clean beach. Northern end by residences is especially quiet. Parking can be tight. Ideal if you can bike there. We just came out for a weekend but are definitely looking into a week long summer vacation.

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Everybody that comes to the ocean in DE does something in Dewey. It's our party town and during open season it's a great place to people watch. Bar after bar, food, ice cream, movies on the beach, shops, bayside for docking your boat, small walk...More

Thank Beachlover92253
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Dewey is a clean and pristine beach! We loved our vacation there! People were friendly and the lifeguards were well trained and helpful. Can't wait to go back!

Thank Sandee C
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The beach is clean and family friendly. The lifeguards pay attention. The sunrise is beautiful in the morning and very inviting for a morning stroll.

Thank Charlise M
Reviewed 24 August 2017

A wonderful small and clean beach, where dogs are allowed during specific hours only. Great for watching the sunrise, and you will probably get to see some dolphins if you do!

Thank naniminx
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We love Dewey beach. Nice and clean and water was not so cold and waves were perfect for kids to catch waves. Plenty of restaurant around to grab a bite. This is our 4th time coming to the beach. Will be back again!

Thank Vns97
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

After the crowds leave Sunday evening, the rest of the week is quite and enjoyable.....life guards provide excellent protection for all swimmers.....watching the dolphins do their tricks, paddle ball on an expansive beach and evening beach walks...this is Dewey Beach. Nearby Rehoboth Beach offers a...More

Thank The-Aged-Traveler
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Clean beach with big waves. We had lots of fun body surfing! There wasn't anywhere close by to buy snacks or drinks though. Everything had to be carried in.

Thank Heidi J
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Much more family oriented than ocean city. We go to the "Park" and park. The cost varies depending upon if you are in or out of state. They offer a place to shower and a small concession stand.

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Are you looking for a quiet, relaxing, family friendly beach experience? Trying to stay away from the noise and commotion? This is the place for you! Easy beach access. No boardwalk or the circus that comes with it. The waves were fast and furious. The...More

Thank ke613
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Connie M
26 October 2017|
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Response from Sandee C | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in this house with 9 people, 7 adults and two kids and there were a couple more beds. I think it sleeps 12. It was fabulous- a really short walk to the beach. We didn’t know the area either, but we were totally... More
Teresa F
20 August 2017|
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Response from BrigittaJJ | Reviewed this property |
We were there before the season And parked on the street across from the Hyatt place. Unfortunately I do not know the rules for the summer tho ...
Theresa H
2 August 2017|
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Response from Susan A | Reviewed this property |
Weather will be perfect. Not many people will be down, no crowds whatsoever. I think most places are still open at this time.