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Overview

Property Details

Updated: Mar 25, 2015
House, 1 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 4 Sleeps

Bright and spacious 1 bedroom with a huge deck. With a queens size bed in the bedroom and a queens size sofa bed (brand new in 2014) in the living room, this end unit, steps away from a swan pond, an outdoor pool and indoor/outdoor tennis courts, sleeps 4. Short walk (~5 min.) or bike ride to a 1/2 mile private guarded beach. Shuttle bus stop to the beach just around the corner. Shuttle bus goes around the Sea Colony resort every 3 min. between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The Marketplace at Sea Colony (3 minute walk) has 2 restaurants, a beauty shop, gift shops, beach goods store and bike rentals.

FREE wifi Internet access.

Need a bigger unit? We also have a 3 bedroom villa (vacationrentals property ID: 20726) available for rental. Email owner for details!

2.5 hours drive from Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Perfect vacation destination for families with lots to do! Full calendar of summer events (Kiddie Kamp, bonfire on the beach, sandcastle contests, barbeques, dances, entertainment). See below for what previous guests have to say. Call or email owner for a free copy of Sea Colony 2012 Play Book which lists all summer activities (available in June).

Sea Colony is the premier family beach and tennis resort community, located in Bethany Beach, Delaware. Guests have exclusive access to a half mile of guarded beach, 12 pools (2 indoors), 34 tennis courts (incl. 14 Har-Tru clay and 4 indoor courts), world class facilities and instructors, and a Fitness Center with an Olympic-size indoor pool and a variety of programs for every age. Year-round adult tennis clinics. Summer tennis clinics for kids. Year-round adult tennis clinics. Summer tennis clinics for kids. Sea Colony was given the Outstanding Facility of the Year Award by the United States Tennis Association and was also voted No. 13 in tennis camps, among the "Top 50 Tennis Resorts in the U.S.," AND No. 3 for "The Budget Conscious" by the Tennis Magazine, by the Tennis Magazine, in 2012.

This beautifully landscaped community, with around-the-clock security, has biking and walking trails, playground and picnic areas, as well as trees and parks. Surrounded by wide open spaces on nearly all sides, there is a sense of peace and spaciousness. And yet the community is within walking distance to quaint shops and services and only minutes away from tax-free outlet shopping at nearby Rehoboth Beach. Golfers can spend days on the region's many

championship golf courses.

This is a no smoking/no pet condo. Pictures of the ocean (yes, the Atlantic Ocean, not the bay) and the swan pond below are NOT taken from this unit.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Accept Credit Cards

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Calendar last updated:
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Guestbook comments from the owner

The unit was just about perfect for what we were looking for - great for two people. If we had more time than the weekend - we would have gladly booked for a longer period of time. We had everything we needed in the kitchen and in terms of furniture everything was fine, and the space was VERY clean; same goes for Sea Colony as a whole - excellent facilities and very courteous staff. The proximity to the beach and the pools was great - we took our bikes with us so it was even easier to get around - but even by foot it wasn't too long at all. If just the two of us decide to vacation in Bethany Beach again, we will definitely look to this space again as a place to stay.
May 2011
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4 Reviews

3.8
based on 4 traveler reviews

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Sea Colony - 1 bedroom with a huge deck
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7065638
+1 -3016515338
Bethany Beach Delaware
5

Incredible place for family vacation!

  • 5 of 5
We spent one week in this place in August 2014. We could not even imagine that it will be so much fun. The unit was very clean and nice. Full size kitchen is equipped for needs of family who has children and want to have homemade meal every day. The tennis courts are 5 minutes away and beach is across the street. Resort is quiet and very nice. Recreation center is about half-a-mile away. Shuttles take people to the beach and any location in the resort.
We loved it so much and decided to book it for the next year again.
  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
business
Sea Colony - 1 bedroom with a huge deck
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7065638
+1 -3016515338
Bethany Beach Delaware
Washington, DC
5

Perfect for 2

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I stayed here to celebrate our first anniversary - and it was just about perfect. The unit was a great size for 2 people (even though it could sleep 4 with the pull-out). The space was very clean, and the kitchen was well stocked with all the basic utensils and kitchenware. It's a very short walk to the beach, and a walkable distance to the "downtown" area (would recommend bringing bikes). The staff was courteous, and the general Sea Colony facilities (pools, tennis courts, walking trails) were all very well maintained - we would have stayed for longer if we could have!
  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Sea Colony - 1 bedroom with a huge deck
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7065638
+1 -3016515338
Bethany Beach Delaware
Springfield, NJ
4

Very Decent

  • 4 of 5
The location is perfect, 10 mins walk to the beach, 1 min to the pool, 5 minutes to the tennis center via walk. The parking is perfect in the shade all day huge space. The setup was very good for 2 couples (one gets the sofa bed). The place was clean and organized. The dishes were organized and cleaned (we are neat freaks). The Deck was clean, the shower outside does not work, but that is okay since the pool and beach have their own showers. The only draw back was the appliances which works but are a little outdated. The laundry also works but the setup with the washer is a little tricky. The Internet works just as stated by the owner. The overall experience was extremely good. We definitely recommend this condo and should we return we will stay there.
  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
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Sea Colony - 1 bedroom with a huge deck
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7065638
+1 -3016515338
Bethany Beach Delaware
Albany,NY ,USA
1

Renters Beware!!!

  • 1 of 5
Well, where do I start? The patio: It was absolutely disgusting. It had not been cleaned from the previous winter. Leaves all over; mold on the wood and the sliding glass door base. The patio shower had paint peeling off the wall and had mold and dirt on the floor. The living room drapes did not close. The oven was very dirty(inside) and the dishes,silverware, pots and pans were grimy. We actually bought paper plates and plasticware. The A/C filter looked like it wasn't changed in years (literally). We were bitten constantly by sand fleas or some type bug. Yeah, we killed our fair share while we were there,too! Although the place was neat, it really needed to be cleaned. Mind you, we weren't expecting the Hilton; but when I rent a place, I expect it to be clean and in good order. If I hadn't paid for it with a certified check, I would have been out of there within the first 10 minutes. I contacted the person in charge of the rental the first night to complain and on the last day; but my complaint was disregarded. I tried to get at least a partial refund but got no response. Sea Colony itself was a nice place; but I would never recommend this particular unit to anyone. ...I also took photographs, should anyone wish to see them.
  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2010
  • Stayed: May 2010
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway

Location

Activity and Interests

Tennis, swimming, golf, hiking, biking, miniature golf, fitness

center (sauna, hot tub, etc.), kids' camp, fishing, go-cart, water

park, outlet mall shopping.

Availability

From $100 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Off Season
Jan 28 2015 - May 16 2015
3 night minimum stay
$100
 
 
Early Summer
May 17 2015 - Jun 13 2015
3 night minimum stay
$125
$750
 
 
Peak Season
Jun 14 2015 - Sep 6 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
 
Late Summer
Sep 7 2015 - Sep 26 2015
3 night minimum stay
$125
$750
 
 
Off Season
Sep 27 2015 - Dec 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$100
 

Additional information about rental rates

  • Cleaning Fee $80

Sea Colony Recreation fee $12 (1/1-5/8 and 9/12-12/31), $17 (5/9-6/12 and 8/29-9/11) OR $40 (6/13 -8/28) per person (age 4 and above) must be paid directly to Sea Colony Recreation Office upon arrival. Once paid, you will be given guest badges that will entitle you to use ALL resort amenities including indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, gym, hot tub, sauna, and guarded private beach

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Family

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf

Bathrooms

  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill

Notes:

  • - deck furniture - Queen size sleeper sofa (brand new in 2014) - dishwasher - Refrigerator - Washer/dryer - Microwave - Fully equipped kitchen with cooking utensils, pots, pans, dishes, glasses, & silverware, coffeemaker, blender, & toaster - FREE wifi Internet access - Telephone (long distance calls charged to calling or credit card) - Central A/C & heat - ceiling fan - HDTV - indoor and outdoor pools No smoking/no pets. Please bring own linens and towels.

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