5 Most Beautiful And Best Beaches In Delaware

Delaware might not be as popular as a beach destination as California or Florida, but it boasts of some stunningly beautiful beaches you should not miss checking out.  Being located on a peninsula, the state of Delaware is almost surrounded by water from all sides including Atlantic Ocean, Delaware River, and Delaware Bay. Varieties of Delaware beaches are welcoming to couples, families, and parties of friends. Here are some of the most popular and most beautiful beaches you should visit in Delaware:

  1. Bethany Beach

The sandy beach is situated by the coast of the Atlantic Ocean and is housed by the small town named by the beach ‘Bethany.’ A long sandy shore with a boardwalk and a swimming area with on-duty lifeguards point the central features of the beach. The town itself is one of the three ‘Quiet resorts’ in Delaware, and the beach is understandably famous for its peaceful environs. Tourists and travelers can find restaurants and shops nearby inside the town.

As it is a large beach, you can consider having a beach cruiser bike and roam around the beach. You can check the men’s bike for sale for beach cruising. If you are a woman, you can choose custom women’s cruiser bike. Having a beach cruiser can make your time on the beach more enjoyable and allow you to have the best out of your beach vacation.

  1. Cape Henlopen State Park Beach

The five thousand acre park hosts two different swimming beaches and the beach is going is complemented with biking and hiking trails, basketball court and golf course. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, lifeguards are on duty in both beaches, and the north beach offers a changing facility with showers. Pavilion picnic and party house are on offer, while there is humble, welcoming facility for the old and disables to allow their access to the beaches.

  1. Seashore State Park Beach

Six miles of picture-perfect shoreline comprises Delaware Seashore, State Park. The Atlantic Ocean is on the east side, and the west is covered by the Rehoboth Bay and the Indian River Bay. Here the beach is decorated for the beach goers with swimming facilities, lifeguards, raft rental, concessions and umbrella, and chairs. Boating, surfing, and fishing are additional adventures, and this could be more pressed with the nature trails on the Barton’s and Thompson Islands.

  1. Dewey Beach

Dewey Beach is a different kind compared to the quiet Bethany Beach, rock and roll is the nature here. Ocean serves the glamour on one side, and Rehoboth bay performs the rest on the other side. Jet-skiers and para-sailers are likely games in the water and beach volleyball on the sand. Jolly Trolley will help access the beach in case parking is tough and don’t have to rethink about the pet as they are not banned.

  1. Fenwick Island State Park Beach

This sandy and the sunny, relaxing hub is hosted on a three-mile-long barrier island lying in between the Atlantic Ocean and Assawoman Bay. Facilities available include changing areas and showers, concession stand and gift shop. During summertime, lifeguards are active between 9 am and 5 pm. Rental services include umbrellas, chairs, and rafts. A designated surfing area here offers a special attraction in Delaware. Fishing permit holders may access the fishing area using the park’s dune crossings. The shiny water under the sun and by the sand won’t let you miss out a single bit of the soothing beauty.


These are some amazing beaches you should visit in Delaware. If you are planning a beach vacation in Texas, check out these best Texas beaches before you finalize your travel itinerary.  Enjoy your time with your family and friends on your next beach vacation!

Olivia Watson

Olivia is a world traveler who has been to 27 countries in just over 15 years. She loves to share her knowledge of traveling to help others travel safer, cheaper and have more fun.
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