4 Perfect Vrbo Vacation Rentals at the Delaware Beaches

Whether you want a family getaway or a fun week with friends, these rentals are the perfect home base for your trip to the Delaware beaches

As more and more homeowners rent out spaces with apps like Airbnb and Vrbo, it’s becoming increasingly easy to find a comfortable place to stay. With younger generations often preferring this type of vacationing to traditional hotels, business is booming for those with extra space to rent out or a second home on the coast.

Of course, a saturated market can also make it difficult to narrow down your search for a place to stay. Vrbo lists over 300 properties throughout coastal Delaware, so there’s a lot to filter through. Luckily, we’ve done some of the hard work for you. Here are our picks for beach stays in Delaware.

A Walkable Cozy Cottage

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The William F. Cottage is nestled between Rehoboth and Dewey beaches in a quiet and friendly neighborhood. Just a half-mile walk to the beach, this is an amazing location for a relaxing getaway or the perfect staycation.

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A driveway in the front of the house has room for two cars, with limited street parking available. The interior is cozy, with one bedroom on the main floor and two upstairs.

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With a detached screened-in porch, fenced-in backyard and charcoal grill, there’s plenty of opportunity for low-key outdoor evenings with loved ones. If your ideal vacation rental is one that encourages plenty of R&R, this cozy cottage is the perfect choice. Plus, with three bedrooms and four beds, it’s ideal for small groups or families looking for a relaxing getaway.

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A Classic Four-Bedroom in Bethany

This is a newer listing that made its Vrbo debut in 2023. The house is great for families and groups, with four bedrooms, five bathrooms and multiple outdoor seating areas.

Enjoy the restaurants and shopping along the Bethany Beach Boardwalk, which is less than half a mile away. The beach is easily walkable, but the owners provide a Bethany Beach parking permit for those who prefer to drive. Enjoy a spacious kitchen and gas barbecue grill, perfect for a night in after enjoying a day at the beach.

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A Renovated Bohemian Retreat in The Pines Neighborhood of Rehoboth

This three-bedroom renovated house is an ideal home base for your group trip. With bohemian and artsy vibes, it’s the perfect Vrbo stay for a family or group of friends. Along with a convenient location, enjoy unique amenities and all the comforts of a cozy beach home.


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The vacation rental is less than a mile from the beach, and just a short walk to all of Rehoboth’s boardwalk restaurants, shopping and more. Many reviewers note that they parked their cars and never needed them again for the duration of their stay.

Plus, enjoy amenities like a full kitchen, two bathrooms, beach and bath towels, a record player and vintage vinyl, beautiful artwork and much more. A cozy front yard garden and back deck complete with an outdoor shower and gas grill are also included.

A Classic South Rehoboth Beach House

A vacation rental just two blocks from sunny Rehoboth Beach? Yes, please! This lovely South Rehoboth home includes a living room, two dens, a spacious screened-in porch and five bedrooms.

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An updated and spacious kitchen makes dining in a breeze, and you can pick up the freshest seafood for a home-cooked meal. The screened-in porch is an ideal spot for after-dinner cocktails, games and family fun while you breathe in the ocean breeze. The driveway has room enough for two cars, and the owner provides renters with two Rehoboth Beach parking permits, so there’s no need for a walk in order to enjoy the beach and boardwalk.

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