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North Bethany

Although not a municipality, the unincorporated group of communities that form North Bethany, between Bethany Beach, Delaware to the south and the Indian River Inlet to the north, has become a distinctive region in its own right.  The home of the most exclusive properties in The Quiet Resorts, North Bethany is famous for miles of private beaches and modern, oceanfront luxury homes.  Starting more than 30 years ago with the oceanside communities of Sussex Shores to the south and Tower Shores to the north, plus Cotton Patch on the bayside, North Bethany now spans both sides of Route 1, offering ocean and bay water recreation.  Residents and vacationers in North Bethany also make good use of the wide shoulders and bicycle paths of Route 1 for walking, jogging, biking and inline skating.  Spread throughout developments like Bayberry Dunes, Gull's Nest, Ocean Ridge, The Preserve, Pelican's Pouch, the breathtaking single-family homes and townhomes in North Bethany are as spectacular as the natural surroundings.  Many of the luxurious homes take full advantage of the awesome ocean and bay views with large, expansive windows on several sides.  Besides swimming, the main watersports in the ocean include surf fishing, kayaking, sailing and surfing. 



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Find your perfect vacation rental at the "Quiet Resorts". From North Bethany to Fenwick Island and everything in between, Wilgus Associates has some of the most sought-after rental properties on the Southern Delaware shore. The family fun atmosphere, exciting attractions and beautiful scenery make Bethany Beach one vacation destination you must check out. Come, stay, relax and make memories that will last a lifetime.

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North Bethany is a great place to live, work, and play weather you're starting a business or a family. Low taxes, award winning schools, beautiful landscapes, tax free shopping and many sought after attractions merge here to create an unparalleled quality of life that attracts new residents to our beaches and adds new businesses to our expanding economy year after year.

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North Bethany Sunrise
The Big Chill
Inlet Sunset

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Water, water everywhere! Fishing, surfing, boating and more. Check out what's going on in North Bethany.


North Bethany is home to some of the locals favorites! Fresh seafood accompanied with incredible views is their specialty!


North Bethany is home to the Old Inlet. Stop in to learn about the local fishing report and stock up on the latest fishing gear available!

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