Find Vacation Rentals in Fenwick Island

Highlights Fenwick Island

  • Rent bikes
  • DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum
  • Fenwick Island State Park
  • Fenwick Boardwalk
  • Fenwick Island Lighthouse

Best Vacation Rentals in Fenwick Island

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Fenwick Island, Sussex County (delaware)
Vacation Rental • 10 Guests • 5 Bedrooms
(4 reviews)
Spacious 5 bedroom 4.5 bath home on the bay. Water views with boat slip access. Walking distance to the beach, restaurants, shopping and kid friendly activities to include miniature golf and go carts. Two outdoor decks, two covered porches, hot tub abd outdoor bar. plenty of room to enjoy a family vacation Hot Tub, Offering 5 TVs and free WIFI. View of Fenwick Island light house.
from $1,081 / night
Fenwick Island, Sussex County (delaware)
Vacation Rental • 3498 ft² • 5 Bedrooms
(24 reviews)
This large oceanside home (Sleeps 10-12 comfortably) is conveniently located in the North end of the town of Fenwick Island right off James Street. Fenwick Island is known for their beautiful wide and clean beaches that are never overcrowded. This large home (3500 sq. ft plus) is great for families with playrooms stocked with games and toys, several living room areas and decks to take in the afternoon sun and sunsets across the bay. The back yard has a swingset and is fenced in for your young children to play. Exit the back gate and simply walk 200 feet down an easement to James Street and ...
from $379 / night
Fenwick Island, Sussex County (delaware)
Vacation Rental • 3886 ft² • 4 Bedrooms
(10 reviews)
Picture your family vacation in our luxury beach house located directly oceanfront in the charming coastal town of Fenwick Island: We are located in between Bethany Beach and Ocean City MD. With our in town location, you can park your car and walk everywhere. Two large oceanfront decks -- an ocean facing master bedroom -- kitchen, dining, and living room facing the ocean -- a large family room with flat screen TV -- a bright and light filled living room with a gas fireplace and the smooshiest couches you have ever had the pleasure of sinking into.We have four bedrooms. One “primary” on the ...
from $1,251 / night

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Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Fenwick Island

$618for 17 Dec - 24 Dec
$724 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability Fenwick Island

54%for 17 Dec - 24 Dec
39% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Fenwick Island

A laid-back Atlantic Coast beach destination

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.

Vacations in Fenwick Island

The area and getting around

Arriving on Fenwick Island

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

Fenwick Island for water sports

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.

Top 5 travel tips in Fenwick Island

1. Spend a day at Fenwick Island State Park

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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