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Fenwick Island is a laid-back beach town in Delaware set on a barrier island. It’s less crowded and commercialized than other beach towns on the Atlantic Coast and is perfect for a family summer vacation. Here you can enjoy three miles of clean uncrowded beaches, fantastic dining options, water sports, and numerous family-friendly attractions. Come during the summer months when the weather is warm to enjoy it to the fullest!Finding your perfect Fenwick Island rental
Make your stay on Fenwick Island extra memorable with a spacious and well-equipped vacation rental. Rentals on Fenwick Island typically boast plenty of natural lighting, spacious interiors, modern design-styles, coastal-inspired decor, and up-to-date appliances. Stay in a rental near the water's edge, with a private balcony where you can watch the waves crash. Several rentals come with large yard spaces and lush gardens for a homey touch. Book a rental with a jacuzzi or a swimming pool to splash around in. Pet-friendly rentals are available for people traveling with pets.
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The area and getting around
If you’ll be arriving to Fenwick Island by plane, the nearest airport is Salisbury Airport, which is a 40-minute or 27-mile drive away. Uber, taxis, and Lyft are available for traveling from the airport to Fenwick Island. Rental car companies are available at the airport. Renting a car is recommended during your stay in Fenwick if you want plenty of freedom to get around the local area throughout your stay.Getting around Fenwick Island
Fenwick Island is a small, consolidated beach town with most attractions reachable on foot. Walking from place to place is definitely an option, especially if you enjoy walking. Renting bikes is also a convenient and practical way of getting around the island. Driving your own car allows you to explore attractions outside of the downtown area.
Travelers and activities
If you love getting out on the water, Fenwick Island is a great place to be. The west side of the island borders a bay, making it perfect for kayaking, paddleboarding, sailing, or rowboating in the calm waters. Head to Fenwick Island Surf Shop for a wide range of water sports rentals. The ocean side of the island has larger waves and is a popular spot among surfers. Surfboard rentals are widely available around Fenwick Island.Fenwick Island for families
Families can enjoy a wide variety of fun activities on Fenwick Island. Head to Discoversea Shipwreck Museum, which is located above a seashell shop and features over 10,000 maritime artifacts. It’s the perfect rainy day activity, and be sure to give yourself plenty of time to learn all about the fascinating historical stories you’ll learn from the knowledgeable staff. For a fun active afternoon, go to Viking Golf & Go-Karts where kids and adults can enjoy mini-golf and a go cart track. Be sure to bring your swimsuits along if the weather is warm because there’s an onsite water park too!
Fenwick Island is located just a stone’s throw away from the Maryland state border.
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If you love wide, untouched, and uncrowded beaches, then you will love Fenwick Island State Park. The beaches here are clean with soft sands and gentle waves. Take a peaceful beach walk along the three-mile stretch and enjoy the scenic surroundings. The beach here is also great for surfing and swimming.2. Stroll along the Fenwick Boardwalk
Exploring the Fenwick Boardwalk is an absolute must for any visitor. The lively shopping complex has plenty to see and do here for children and adults alike. Enjoy mini golf, go-karts, ice-cream stands, fast-food, fine-dining restaurants, gift shops, funnel cakes, boardwalk fries, and more!3. Visit the Fenwick Island Lighthouse
The Fenwick Island Lighthouse was constructed in the mid-1800s and stands as the oldest lighthouse in the entire state of Delaware. Stop here to see the lighthouse and to learn about the history of both the lighthouse and the local area. Plus, since the structure stands exactly on the state line of Delaware and Maryland, you can actually stand in both states at once!4. Rent bikes
Delaware is considered one of the most bike-friendly states east of the Mississippi River and one of the best ways to see and experience Fenwick Island is by renting bikes. There are several bike paths which you can explore, and you can easily rely on the bikes to get around to the beaches, shops, and restaurants in the town.5. Enjoy the delicious cuisine
Fenwick Island is home to numerous great dining options. For authentic Mexican dishes, go to Papa Grande’s Coastal Taquería. For fresh seafood, head to Nantuckets Restaurant which serves elegant 5-star dishes in an ambient indoor setting. Our Harvest is another top-rated dining option which serves creative, unique dishes in a chic and rustic setting.
FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Fenwick Island
How much did it cost for a vacation rental on Fenwick Island last year?
Last year, rentals in this destination had an annual average cost of around $559 per night.
What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices on Fenwick Island?
After analyzing our data from last year, the months that allow you to save the most on Fenwick Island are December, July and January, with average prices of $473, $503, and $506, respectively.
During which months are vacation rentals more expensive on Fenwick Island?
When it comes to booking a vacation rental on Fenwick Island, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of April (with an average of $677 per night), followed by September ($653), and then March ($640).
Is Fenwick Island a good location for a last-minute getaway?
When visiting Fenwick Island, we recommend you to be proactive as 81% of rentals are usually booked, according to the data from last year.
When are more vacation rentals available?
The months when it's easiest to find available accommodation on Fenwick Island are February (the average amount of properties that are available reached 50% of the total last year), January (39%), and October (33%).
How many rentals are there on Fenwick Island?
Holidu offers around 330 accommodations on Fenwick Island from 2 different providers, so find the perfect type of accommodation you are looking for. You can count on us!
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