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Lewes Beach

Bayview Avenue, Lewes, DE
+1 302-644-7334
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Lewes Beach was the first beach I’ve ever been to in America. It was nice; not too crowded, plus it... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Ashley E
via mobile
Peaceful Paradise

Lewes is a lovely, quiet beach that is shallow enough for little kids to play in. We came on a rare... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
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“dairy queen” (36 reviews)
“metered parking” (18 reviews)
“ocean waves” (6 reviews)
Bayview Avenue, Lewes, DE
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Lewes Beach was the first beach I’ve ever been to in America. It was nice; not too crowded, plus it was a family beach.

Thank Ashley E
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Lewes is a lovely, quiet beach that is shallow enough for little kids to play in. We came on a rare 80 degrees day in October and you could walk ankle deep between sand bars. We were able to park right next to the sand....More

Thank mrycik
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Quiet, reserved, quite different from Rehobeth. Parking is free from Oct to May. After that, charges are by paying at booths.Clean beach, and dogs are allowed after 1 Oct.

Thank pattye6912015
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This a great beach if you don't like the ocean waves. Calm most of the time which makes it great for younger children. Beautiful view of lower Delaware bay where you can relax and watch the boats go by you will also see the Cape...More

Thank jjgangone
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

If you just want to put your feet in the sand, look at the ocean and watch boats go by, Lewes is the perfect place for you! If you like big waves and the boardwalk, this small quiet beach is not for you. Free parking...More

Thank Mare C
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beach. Bay side no waves. Great for small children. Large parking area short walk to beach. Dairy Queen right next to beach. Must see to believe family friendly. Beautiful view next to ferry

Thank robertah894
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I visited Lewes Beach on a Saturday morning in September 2017, before it got busy. There were a few senior types like me there, and it was a zen-like experience. Sea gulls, calm waves, warm breezes, nice people. Easy Parking! Visited later when it was...More

Thank Barkley_the_Cat
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Nice, quiet beach on the bay. Easy walk from town, on site parking. Nice views, good family beach, perfect for small children.

Thank cgreen27
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

A great beach to take younger children to. Minimum waves and they can swim around without getting knocked down or swept under. Great for anyone that doesn't like getting beat by waves. Very quaint!

Thank April C
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Spent a few hours on Sunday at this very pleasant, very wide and clean beach Plenty of parking, and several benches upon which to sit It's off season, so the vendors were not open, but it's very accessible to town (Lewes)

Thank corkybog
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Marianne D
26 August 2017|
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Response from cbrown1060 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure I've only been there in August
19 July 2017|
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Response from susanjX185DZ | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry, I have not seen any outlets, but I have never really looked, either. A manual pump should be fine, or if you can, blow them up before you get there.
21 February 2017|
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Response from dcdaphne | Reviewed this property |
The above answers are all correct. Very good info. j