Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in South Bethany

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of South Bethany. This relaxing and walkable city is known for its beaches, seaside and seafood restaurants. A vacation 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 83°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 center:

  • 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

Traveling 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 center. 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 property listings offer a large selection of 3,476 vacation rentals near South Bethany Beach. From 777 Houses to 597 Townhouses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near South Bethany Beach are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in South Bethany Beach:

  • South Bethany Harbor: 87 vacation rentals
  • Sandpiper Village: 303 vacation rentals
  • Cat Hill: 549 vacation rentals
  • Sandpiper Pines: 439 vacation rentals
  • Midtown Ocean City: 1,903 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to South Bethany Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in South Bethany Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk: 2,926 vacation rentals
  • Bethany Beach Boardwalk: 3,408 vacation rentals
  • Assateague Island National Seashore: 5,308 vacation rentals
  • Delaware Seashore State Park: 7,171 vacation rentals
  • Cape Henlopen State Park: 4,222 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in South Bethany Beach?

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

  • Townhouses: 597 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 2,032 rentals available
  • Cottages: 41 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in South Bethany Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,258 vacation rentals with pool available in South Bethany Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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