Bethany Beach, Delaware, dazzles with stunning beaches. It boasts sprawling oceanfront views, nature preserves, parks, and plenty more.

Head off paddleboarding in Rehoboth Bay, visit James Farm Ecological Preserve for panoramic ocean views, or grab your favourite backpack and hike the Assawoman Canal Trail. Hop on a cruise to Fenwick Island or take a quiet stroll down the Bethany Beach Boardwalk. Take the kids on a hunt for coins during the day or adventure out on a ghost crab quest at night.

Bethany Beach is lined with fine dining restaurants and cafes and offers plenty to do and see here. Whether you’re driving to Bethany Beach on an RV trip with the kids, or you’ve decided to book a romantic weekend with your significant other. There’s an Airbnb to suit everyone’s tastes, styles, and budgets. So, why not treat yourself (and loved ones) to one of the top vacation rentals in Bethany Beach, Delaware?

Are you ready? Let’s dive into the best Bethany Beach vacation rentals for an incredible time at the beach.

The Best Airbnb Bethany Beach Neighborhoods

Before we get started, let’s take a look at Bethany Beach’s top areas to find your dream vacation rental.

Bethany Beach

Bethany Beach welcomes visitors to breathtaking white-sandy shores hugging the Atlantic Coastline. Here you’ll find an array of exciting events and activities happening throughout the year. Explore lush state parks nearby or head out on the bay to ski.

The area is filled with activities and entertainment, lined with restaurants and plenty of charm for a perfect beach getaway.

North Bethany

Located between Bethany Beach, Delaware, to the South, North Bethany provides an ideal setting in the “Quiet Resorts” area. It is popular for miles of private beaches and opulent oceanfront homes. Many of the beautiful houses boast incredible ocean and bay views.

Residents and vacationers in North Bethany make good use of the various activities offered, especially on Route 1. Here you’ll find plenty of bikers, walkers, joggers, and inline skaters enjoying the extensive footpaths. Visitors can enjoy a plethora of watersports offered at the beach, including kayaking, sailing, and surfing.

Sea Colony

Nestled between  Bethany Beach, Ocean City, and Maryland, Sea Colony boasts many Airbnb vacation rentals. Private oceanfront condos with panoramic views, cosy townhomes for the whole family, and opulent homes on the beachfront, there’s a wide selection to suit everyone’s tastes.

Visitors at Sea Colony get exclusive access to the resort community’s half-mile of private beach, 12 swimming pools  (indoor and outdoor), fitness facilities, world-class tennis courts, and more. Here, you’ll also have access to walking and biking trails, picnic areas and parks. And shopping and restaurants are just minutes away in Rehoboth Beach.

South Bethany

South Bethany, the ‘Venice of Delaware’, is famously known as one of the “Quiet Resorts”, nestled between its neighbour to the north, Bethany Beach and Fenwick Island. Unlike its busy surrounding neighbours in Ocean City and Maryland, this area is almost exclusively residential. Its beach community is dotted with beautiful homes and stretches of pristine beaches.

Here you’ll find over a mile of sandy shores and five miles of bayside canals. It’s the ideal space for beachgoers and boaters alike.

Ocean View

Ocean View, DE, is located one mile west of Bethany Beach at the mouth of the Indian River. It’s a suburban town area providing plenty of amenities. It’s a short drive to the beach and surrounded by outdoor recreation and boating activities.

The area boasts a mix of large, modern, luxury homes and charming little cottages. Here you’ll find quaint cafes and restaurants lining the streets.

10 Top Bethany Beach Airbnbs, Delaware

Sun, sand, and delicious cuisine, what more do you need for an incredible beach vacation? Oh, the perfect place to stay, of course. The following is a list of the creme de la creme of fabulous Bethany Beach, Delaware, Rentals.

1) Oceanfront Home on Private Beach – Top Luxury Bethany Beach Oceanfront Rental

Location: North Bethany

Number of Guests: 8

Superhost: No

If it’s an opulent, luxury oceanfront bungalow you’re after, then this stunning rental on a private beach is the perfect fit. This beautiful space is filled with sleek, modern fittings, ideal for families and large gatherings. So bring along your friends or extended family.

Wake up, grab a cup of coffee from the Nespresso Vertuo machine, and sit out on the patio in the morning. And come evening, enjoy sundowners while watching a pod of dolphins dancing as the sun dips. Spend the day playing on the beach with the kids or relax on the comfortable patio furniture.

The space is located within the Tower Shores Community and a short drive from Rehoboth Beach, providing you with fun and exciting activities all around.  

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2) Sea Colony Ocean 6th Floor Condo – Top Apartment in Bethany Beach Rental with Pools

Location: Sea Colony

Number of Guests: 2

Superhost: No

Why not spoil yourself and your special someone and spend a getaway in this incredible 1-bedroom condo on the sixth floor? Ranked among Tennis Magazine’s best US Resorts, this Bethany Beach oceanfront rental features a tastefully decorated living and dining area dotted with sleek furniture.

You’ll be steps away from a private beach and oceanfront pools. Cook something scrumptious in the fully-equipped kitchen and let the dishwasher do the dirty work thereafter. When you’re not out exploring, relax and flip through channels on one of the two TVs with Blue Ray.

In the evenings, sit out on your balcony, crack open a bottle of your favourite wine, and watch the honey-hued sky works.

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3) Ocean Block, Spacious and Beautifully Appointed – Top Private South Bethany Beach Rental for Families

Location: South Bethany Beach

Number of Guests: 12

Superhost: No

Rally up your friends and family and head out to this stunning 4-bedroom home in South Bethany Beach. Here, you’ll be a hop, skip, and a jump across the street to and from the beach. Dust off your feet and relax on the deck, enjoying a drink with an ocean view.

The home features an open-plan living and dining room great for socializing and for family bonding time. Cook up a storm in the beautifully designed, modern kitchen boasting high-quality appliances and sleek furniture. Disappear into the sofa watching your favourite movie on Blue Ray. It’s the perfect Bethany Beach vacation rental for any vacationer.

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4) Beach Pebble Square – Top Bethany Beach Vacation Rental with Oceanfront Views

Location: Bethany Beach

Number of Guests: 12

Superhost: No

This beautiful Bethany Beach home is just a walk away from the beach. The space is dotted with comfortable, modern furniture in the open plan spaced and high ceilings throughout. The home is perfect for large families and friends ready to share a spectacular vacation home.

After a fun night out, spend your morning in one of the well-appointed bedrooms. The master bedroom boasts a private deck and ensuite bathroom, with a Smart TV. The second bedroom invites you to stay in a queen bed, and the loft offers two cosy daybeds and another double bed. Cook up something tasty in the full kitchen before snuggling next to the indoor fireplace and watching a movie.

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5) Home w/ Wetland Views

Location: Bethany Beach

Number of Guests: 10

Superhost: No

Location, Location, Location; this space is all about location. Sunbathe on the beach or lounge out on the deck. And when you’re not getting some Vitamin D in the sun, you can sink into the comfortable sofas.

Slip away to this stunning two-story home, equipped with all amenities your heart desires. It features a fully equipped kitchen for all the chefs and wifi, three flat-screen TVs, 2 DVD players, and more. If you’re not cosying up inside, sit out on the porch, play board games, and watch the sun dip. It’s the perfect Bethany Beach vacation rental.

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6) Bethany Beach Ocean Front Condo

Location: Bethany Beach

Number of Guests: 4

Superhost: Yes

Slip away to this stunning 1-bedroom, oceanfront resort in Airbnb Bethany Beach. Nestled on the 4th floor, this lovely condo provides you with sprawling views and everything you’ll need for a phenomenal vacation.

When you’re not wallowing in the pool and tanning on the private beach, sit out on your balcony with a good book and hear the waves crashing right from your seat. cosy up to the indoor fireplace after dinner to stream a movie. After a busy day, draw the room-darkening shades and enjoy your beauty rest before another fun-filled day. It’s a perfect space for solo travellers, couples, or a small family.

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7) Spacious Bethany Beach Retreat

Location: Bethany Beach, Ocean View

Number of Guests: 8

Superhost: Yes

Treat yourself and your friends and family to this beautifully decorated condo, located a mere 2.5 miles from Bethany Beach Boardwalk. The snug space is a stone’s throw from the beach and the town’s main attractions.

When you’re not in the kitchen whipping up something delicious, head out and light up the grill. Sit on the patio with a glass of vino or grab your favourite read and relax in the sunroom. Bringing the family? The condo is kitted out for the whole family, including a porta-crib, a baby bath, a high chair, toys, and more.

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8) Bethany Beach Vacation Home a Short Walk, Bike, or Shuttle to the Beach!

Location: Bethany Beach, Ocean View

Number of Guests: 12

Superhost: Yes

Slip away for an extraordinary vacation at this Bethany Beach rental with a private pool, a private dock, and easy access to the beachfront. The 3-bedroom home boasts a screened porch, perfect for a morning cup of coffee or evening sundowners.

When you’re not out exploring the town on one of the rented bikes,  sink into one of the comfortable sofas and play your favourite movie. Oh, and did I mention there’s a BBQ grill? On balmy evenings, roast some smores around the fire. This is a superb space for some fun in the sun on your beachy getaway to Bethany Beach.

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9) Private Suite on the Beachfront

Location: North Bethany

Number of Guests: 2

Superhost: No

Feel like a quiet beach escape? Well, this Bethany Beach oceanfront rental invites guests to a relaxing getaway just a stone’s throw away from the beach. The private suite is attached to a home located in North Bethany, Delaware.

The suite is kitted out with wifi, a TV, a kitchenette with a mini-fridge, microwave, and a Keurig coffee maker. Lounge out on your private deck dotted with comfortable outdoor seating and listen to the waves crash. It’s a stunning space for couples and solo travellers.

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10) Habichts’ House at the Beach

Location: Bethany Beach

Number of Guests: 12

Superhost: No 

An incredible, oceanside Bethany Beach house rental is readily waiting for a group of eager vacationers. The 5-bedroom home is located a short walk from the beach and a few blocks from downtown.

On movie nights, cosy up in the den on the 2nd floor for a movie or play a game on the Wii system. During the day, explore your surroundings on two 26-inch bikes or head to the beach with umbrellas and chairs. Dust off your sandy toes, and relax near the gas grill and flip some burgers. This house it’s kitted for families and friends for an exciting time at the beach.

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A Footnote: Best Bethany Beach, Delaware Airbnbs

Whether you’re looking to explore the incredible outdoors, to get some Vitamin D in the sun, or to frolic in the beautiful waters, there will be something exciting to do at this beachside destination. Book a weekend rental or spend a week (or two) with family and friends at a fantastic beach house in Bethany Beach.

Experience the best in seaside living. Slip away for long, lazy days with your toes in the sand. From the popular boardwalk area to the bay, there are plenty of things to do when you stay at a Delaware Airbnb in Bethany Beach.