Delaware Lodging for Bird Watching Vacations


As the oldest continuing real estate company in Bethany Beach, Delaware Conner Jacobsen Realty would like to extend a heartfelt welcome to birders who travel from all corners to enjoy the glories of bird watching at the beach! We are a small locally owned family business, representing many fine cottages and homes on or near beaches and bays in the Bethany area. In the hope of joining you to make an overall pleasant experience, we will continually look for convenient, interesting locations for your visit to Bethany. Please enjoy our website (it is simple and ever a work in progress!) and over time you will see notes related to locations that are appreciated by birders and naturalists. Some local state parks and wildlife preserves offer an abundance of birding opportunities. Within some 5 to 30 minute drives there are a half dozen major State Parks – Assateague, Assawoman, Cape Henlopen, and Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge being among them. Fun to fine restaurants, tax-free shopping and golf are other mainstays of “The Quiet Resorts”.
Conner Jacobsen Realty  Bethany Beach         800-543-5550

Located on the waterfront in the heart of Historic Lewes, The Inn at Canal Square offers its guests exceptional comfort coupled with seaside charm. With 22 beautifully appointed rooms, two 2BR luxury suites and 2 conference rooms, The Inn serves as an ideal coastal escape, retreat location and event destination. All accommodations are generously sized and most feature a balcony overlooking the Lewes Harbor. The Inn's romantic décor invites you to relax and unwind. The Inn is open year round and offers a complimentary, extensive European-Style breakfast. Centrally located, The Inn is a short distance away from unique shopping, fine dining and bay area beaches. And, it's within a mile of the ocean beaches of Cape Henlopen State Park, great for bird watching. Visit the new Canal Front Park, located just next door and enjoy the seasonal flowers and a lovely view of the Lewes Harbor.
Inn at Canal Square  Lewes        888-644-1911

Fairfield Inn & Suites is Dover's premiere lodging choice. Located on route thirteen, the Fairfield Inn and Suites is conveniently located a mile from the historic downtown Capitol of Delaware. Enjoy the best of both worlds and catch a free shuttle to Dover Downs or shop tax free at the Dover Mall and dine at over twenty-five restaurants in and around Dover. Never start a full day on an empty stomach. Enjoy the Early Eats complimentary hot breakfast, featuring the Jimmy Dean breakfast sandwich. All seventy seven rooms feature microwaves and refrigerators along with complimentary high speed and wireless internet access. Treat yourself and relax in our heated indoor pool and spa. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, take advantage of all that Dover has to offer including some bird watching.
   Fairfield Inn & Suites  Dover          302-677-0900

If relaxation is your goal, welcome to Bayside Village, located on Assawoman Bay just minutes from the picturesque village of Fenwick Island, DE in one direction and the excitement of Ocean City, MD in the other direction. VRBO#131098 is built around an award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course and includes a spectacular guided nature preserve, great place for bird watching. Our meticulously-maintained, non-smoking house is located within walking distance of the beautiful 36 foot diameter carousel, the childrens' playground and a 24-hour, upscale grocery store. A free shuttle to Fenwick Beach is provided from Thursday through Sunday during the summer season. Bayside is a lovely, quiet, family-oriented neighborhood. Free summertime activities include fishing in the stocked lake, bird watching, musical performances and concerts, family movies and arts and crafts for the kids. When you tire of the sandy beaches, other nearby attractions include tax-free Outlet Mall shopping in Rehobeth Beach as well as Dewey Beach, Assateague Island, historic Lewes, DE (first town in the first state) and Delaware National Seashore State Park, k. Miniature golf, and the nightlife of Ocean City are minutes away. Antique stores abound, restaurants of all kinds are plentiful and several historic lighthouses are within driving distance.
VRBO#131098  Fenwick Island           610-793-5998

Vacation rental at 40134 Shoals Drive 7 - 146 3 Bedroom(s) | 3 Bathroom(s) | 8 Guests For surf, sand, and fun, stay at The Shoals for your next summer vacation! Featuring 3 bedrooms, 3 baths with washer/dryer, full kitchen, central air conditioning, 4 TV's, 1 VCR's, 2 DVD, outside shower. Just steps from the beach for some excellent bird watching. SUNDAY TO SUNDAY.NEW FOR 2008: HIGH SPEED INTERNET PLUS 37" FLAT SCREEN TV! No smoking, no pets. Occupancy 8. Our property is located by the ocean and across from the Assawomen Bay Nature Preserve, a great place to go birdwatching.
VRBO#183304   Fenwick Island         800-562-3224

The King House was built in 2001, this stylish multimillion-dollar beachside retreat offers spectacular ocean views from both levels and bay views from the upper level — the perfect place to watch the summer sun set. Walk just steps to the beach or lounge beside the heated pool on the large private first-floor deck. Low-key and unspoiled, Fenwick Island makes an ideal destination for families and adults-only vacationers who want a quiet getaway with convenient access to shops, restaurants and recreational activities. Just steps from the island’s 344-acre state park and a short drive to multiple golf courses.  Walk to boutiques, restaurants, convenience stores, bike shop, playground and shuffle board court, basketball court, miniature golf and outdoor recreation. Swim, boat, fish, water ski, surf, run, bike, rollerblade, bird watching or just read on the beach! For more than 75 years, Fenwick has been known as a fisherman’s paradise. You’ll see early risers on the beach at daybreak casting for bluefish, rockfish and flounder.For birdwatchers, hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts, the island boasts a 344-acre state park.
King House   Fenwick Island           610-547-0031

The Virden House is a 19th century Victorian Home located on the main street of Lewes, Delaware, within walking distance to many shops and fine restaurants.  It is approximately a one half mile walk to the bay beach and a mile and a half drive to the Atlantic Ocean beaches.  A complete breakfast is served either in the dinning room or on the front porch.  To start, a fresh fruit course is accompanied with breakfast breads or muffins, followed by a hot entree.  As an added convenience bicycles are available, along with beach towels, chairs and an umbrella. The house is furnished with antiques throughout and has central heat and air conditioning.  The beautifully decorated guest areas on the main floor consist of a large TV room with a working fireplace, large living/sitting room, dining room, and covered front porch furnished with wicker, the perfect spot to enjoy the breezes, bird watching and the passers-by. 
Virden House   Lewes             302-644-0217

Everyone in the family will enjoy vacationing at this home, even the family pet!  This upscale rental house with game room accommodates up to 16 people, and pets are allowed.  The house is located in Bayside, a 867 acre community with a vast expanse of wetlands bordering Assawoman Bay.  Perfect for birdwatching, biking, hiking, fishing, kayaking, golfing and more.  Bayside is four miles from the ocean.  Purchase the recreation package and enjoy access to the beach shuttle, two pools, splash zone, hot tub, tennis courts and fitness center.  Assateague Island, a popular birdwatching destination with wild ponies, is within a thirty minute drive. The Berger's Beach House            Fenwick Island VRBO 232616  443-235-7822
VRBO 232616   Fenwick Island              443-235-7822

Location: Fenwick Island, Delaware, USA (5 Mi. to Beach 1 Mi. to Golf. Steps to Canal)  Accommodations:  House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 6-8) Golf, Kayak, Fish, Crab, Boat N Ocean City, MD Fenwick Island, DE Quiet community with boat ramp, pool and tennis courts. On canal with Dock. Minutes to Assawoman Bay by boat. 5 miles by car to Beaches in N.Ocean City, MD and Fenwick Island, DE. 1 Mile to Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course.  * Activities (on site and nearby)  Golf, Tennis, Theme Park (Amusement Park), Shopping, Restaurants, Kayaking, Boating, Waterskiing, Parasailing, Jet Skiing, Swimming, Surfing, Windsurfing, Biking, Bird Watching, Fishing, Basketball Court, Antiquing, Cinemas/Movie Theaters and Miniature golf.  VRBO 241737   Fenwick Island
VRBO 241737   Fenwick Island            703-321-8564
  
Why stay in a Hotel… When you can stay at one of our Profusion Luxury Beach Rentals in nearby Bethany Beach. The finest in family friendly luxury living. Enjoy breathtaking long sunrise water views that go on forever.  Delaware’s  'quiet resort' seashore is ideal for bird watching, swimming, shelling, hiking, and fishing. Whether direct oceanfront, just off the ocean, or bayfront, these homes will leave your family with a smile and persistent memories of your dream vacation.
Profusion Luxury Beach Rentals   Bethany Beach            610-358-5366

Open year round, this Lazy L at Willow Creek bed and breakfast is a great choice for a fall beach vacation. At your doorstep is bird watching, fishing or kayaking. If you are a dog owner, bring your pet and relax. The marsh is alive with bird activity including eagles, osprey, loon and heron.  The fall migration has begun and you will have a front row seat!  Sit by the creek, on the screen porch, or enjoy one of our indoor lounges with large views of nature's wonderland.  Relax in the comfort, privacy and hospitality of a small home while enjoying the amenities of a big  hotel.
Lazy L at Willow Creek bed and breakfast    Lewes                   302-644-7220

Welcome to the Anchorage Motel, our family owned and operated motel at the beach.The view from atop the new addition shows our incredible location to all of the most popular attractions here at the Beach! Anchor here to experience our world class Beaches, bird watching, Fishing, tax free shopping, restaurants and so much more! The Anchorage Motel is centrally located on Highway One to best serve all your beach needs. Our relaxed atmosphere and beautiful NEW rooms guarantee that you'll love every minute of your stay.
Anchorage Motel   Rehoboth Beach                 800-472-6972

The Lighthouse Inn is ideally located just a 1/2 block to the beautiful Atlantic Ocean.  You will find a nautical beach atmosphere and the Innkeepers here do their utmost to make your stay the best experience at the beach. There are four rooms with private bathrooms, AC, heat, a private cottage, free parking and a quiet patio with fountain.
All of the rooms have remote controlled fireplaces, direct-TV, VCR/DVD, in-room refrigerator and videos.  We are only one-half block from the ocean and within walking distance to the many wonderful boutiques and restaurants of the town. Perfect for beach combing, bird watching and easy access to an abundance of activities.  Begin your day with a supreme continental breakfast on our enclosed wrap-around front porch or by our turn-of-the-century fireplace and relax with friends there at day's end.
Lighthouse Inn   Rehoboth Beach               302-226-0407


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