We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
A wonderful beach

My wife and I aren't beach people. Or we weren't we had a holiday in Lewes and fell in love with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Capt_Graves
,
Lansdale, Pennsylvania
Accessible for Seniors, Good facilities, Easy surf, Plentiful (metered) parking

You name it -- Seniors with bad hips, knees, backs -- this is a good place. No need to climb over... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LC-EatSleepSki
,
Fairfax, Virginia
Read all 409 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“dairy queen” (37 reviews)
“metered parking” (17 reviews)
“ocean waves” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
Lewes, DE 19958
Write a ReviewReviews (409)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"dairy queen"
in 37 reviews
"metered parking"
in 17 reviews
"ocean waves"
in 6 reviews
"small waves"
in 8 reviews
"ice cream shop"
in 4 reviews
"paid parking"
in 4 reviews
"per hour"
in 7 reviews
"families with young children"
in 5 reviews
"parking lot is"
in 5 reviews
"family oriented"
in 5 reviews
"kids play"
in 4 reviews
"clean sand"
in 4 reviews
"small concession stand"
in 4 reviews
"calm waters"
in 7 reviews
"rest rooms"
in 5 reviews
"cape henlopen state park"
in 15 reviews
"in season"
in 7 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 401 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I aren't beach people. Or we weren't we had a holiday in Lewes and fell in love with this one. soft dunes and open views into the Delaware bay. we visited around sunset and it was just so beautiful and peaceful we...More

Thank Capt_Graves
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You name it -- Seniors with bad hips, knees, backs -- this is a good place. No need to climb over dunes, down steps, or over other tourists. Access is so easy here. Parking is available in metered spaces (pay at the shelter machine) --...More

1  Thank LC-EatSleepSki
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Nice beach, ideally for the families with kids, Highly recommended, good for early birds, i mean parking!)

1  Thank David D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Perfect beach for small children. Very mild surf with a parking lot, lavatory facilities $ small concession stand all at one place.

Thank rtoby
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We were not planning to visit here, but, when we got closer we decided the weather was nice enough that we could enjoy the beach a bit. So glad we did. Beautiful weather for February!

Thank Vicki A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Locals make it a point to stop by often to check the waves, sunset or sunrise, people, nature ,lighthouse and more . From your car it is a fine spot for a cuppa, or snapshot, or to sit and read awhile. Also has benches and...More

Thank 695ruther
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We love this beach. Our grandkids really like it because it wasn't crowded and the waves were smaller

1  Thank SevenBlessingz
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Our family loves Lewes Beach! It is a great beach for families with young kids because it is on the Delaware Bay and the water is calm with no undertow! Another plus...there is a nice Dairy Queen within walking distance of the beach!!!

Thank pegyoung
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Small, very clean beach nestled in the beautiful town of Lewes Delaware. Easy access, limited parking. Food near by. Just love it here.

Thank Shirley H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Lewes
Beacon Motel
108 reviews
.55 km away
Hotel Blue
504 reviews
.66 km away
Inn at Canal Square
200 reviews
.90 km away
Hotel Rodney
203 reviews
.99 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Nectar
396 reviews
.94 km away
Touch of Italy
749 reviews
.93 km away
Half Full Restaurant
196 reviews
.94 km away
Kindle
342 reviews
.94 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cape Henlopen State Park
1,104 reviews
1.09 km away
Zwaanendael Museum
136 reviews
1.04 km away
St. Peter's Episcopal Church
26 reviews
1.02 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
ines f
20 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Capt_Graves | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I saw no facilities for it but nothing against it either. I'll agree with the others and say call lewes.
0
Votes
robinA6655UE
25 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Barkley_the_Cat | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I saw several dogs being walked on the beach.
0
Votes
Marianne D
26 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from cbrown1060 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure I've only been there in August
0
Votes
;