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Lewes Beach

Bayview Avenue, Lewes, DE
+1 302-644-7334
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Suits me at sunset

This by far is not my favorite beach in the lower Delaware area, however are there are some reasons... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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Quiet Beach

Nice quiet beach. Not as crowded as other beaches. The beach is small but nice and ean. You can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Baltimore, Maryland
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Bayview Avenue, Lewes, DE
+1 302-644-7334
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This by far is not my favorite beach in the lower Delaware area, however are there are some reasons to enjoy it. I don't like bay beaches because there's no waves. Also, it's a bit grainy and pebbly at times, and hurts my sensitive feet....More

Thank IslandGirlTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice quiet beach. Not as crowded as other beaches. The beach is small but nice and ean. You can usually find parking.

Thank mathdoc2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean and quiet beach, very pretty, nice big dunes. Not many people were there on a Thursday early evening, parking was easy. A nice, calming experience. I didn't see any litter or dog poo, so that gets a big thumbs up.

Thank ellengloucester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lewes beach is family oriented and a very quiet destination and so clean,love this area it is one of my favorite places to visit.

Thank 115jane1
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

My husband, dog and I had a nice walk on the beach in Lewes, Delaware. Lewes is a quieter beach town so the beach is a little quieter as well. My dog loves it!

Thank Marty1357
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing how much historic significance is in this small beach town! Some of the towers are still visible to keep watch for U boats. The life saving station and other museums were interesting as I walked around town. One public beach parking lot had to...More

Thank MutuallyBeneficial
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Lewes beach is a small beach, compared to other DE beaches. However, it has all of the amenities a family might need: umbrella & chair rental, rest rooms, snack bar & life guards (all in season). During non-season, you are likely to have the place...More

Thank dcdaphne
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Nice beach to relax with very little distractions. Pay to park. Have showers and bathrooms and you are walking distance to DQ. Watch the ferrys come and go or sit back and take in the salt air. Nice restaurants very close to this beach as...More

Thank beachl0ver92253
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Lewes Beach gets very busy n the summer because it's a nice quite town. Lewis is awesome 4 older people not lookn 4 the boardwalk rehobeth has to offer or the bar scene Dewey has. Lewes is awesome 4 retirees and older couples. The beach...More

1  Thank Karin F
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I've been to many beaches but this one falls flat. The waves are small and choppy which you'd expect in winter but the water is overly brown and there are too many gulls. Not a place to relax but the pictures aren't bad.

1  Thank Sylvia R
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When is parking free for the beach?
21 February 2017|
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Response from dcdaphne | Reviewed this property |
The above answers are all correct. Very good info. j
Beth B
What is the water temperature like in the summer months? I'm looking for warmer water (unlike on Cape cod where it's cold atlantic water)
29 December 2016|
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Response from c12pilot | Reviewed this property |
Mid to upper 70's in summer months.
Can you boogey board at Lewes Beach? Thanks!
8 September 2016|
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Response from Dean_Amy-2004 | Reviewed this property |
It's a pretty shallow beach for an extended distance out and not a lot of strong waves. I'd recommend going down to Rehoboth or Dewey for more wave action. Either one is a short drive from Lewes.