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Lewes Beach

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Address: Bayview Avenue, Lewes, DE
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+1 302-644-7334

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Nice Walk on the Beach

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!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Baltimore County, Maryland
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Baltimore County, Maryland
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150 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Bethel, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 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 plow the sand instead of snow during a recent winter storm. Smile.

Thank MutuallyBeneficial
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 review
Reviewed 14 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 to yourself. It is on the Delaware Bay, so there is minimal "high & low"... More 

Thank dcdaphne
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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76 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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 well.

Thank beachl0ver92253
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 it's self is nice, Roosevelt inlet is shallow so kids can play n the water... More 

1 Thank Karin F
Clayton, New Jersey
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 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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37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Lewes Beach is a great place to visit any season. Due to it's location on the inner portion of the cape and breakwater, the surf is usually very gentle and calm. The beach is clean and well kept, and there are great views across the Delaware Bay and you can watch the large container ships entering and exiting the river.... More 

Thank RedSoxMike
Ripon, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Glorious weather in the low 80's encouraged us to wander along this clean wide beach and feel the Atlantic Ocean on our feet. Quite wonderful! Lots of facilities (Comfort Rooms!) and easy access to shoreline restaurants as and when needed. Beautiful.

Thank Henry M
Sherwood, Arkansas
1 review
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is the best beach I have ever been to because there is a sandbar connected to the beach so you can play in the water without being knocked over by the waves. We had a 2 and 4 year old in the water and they loved it. You can walk out 30 feet from the shoreline and the water... More 

Thank Penallen8
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We walked to the beach from the historic area. Pleasant walk and a clean quite beach on the bay. Probably great for little ones-- no waves!!

Thank Laura T

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