Known for its white-sand beaches, hiking and biking trails, and tax-free shopping, Delaware has become an increasingly popular vacation destination. In addition to its most popular attractions, the state is filled with a variety of inviting sights and activities, including historic districts, state parks, and some of the best wineries and breweries on the East Coast.
No matter what brings you to Delaware, you’ll need a great place to stay to make the most of your trip. For this reason, we’ve created a list of the best Delaware Airbnbs currently available. To ensure that you have the best stay possible, all of the rentals listed are provided by superhosts – hosts with stellar reviews and a proven track record of providing outstanding hospitality. Each listing also features an abundance of comfortable and convenient amenities, including TV, Wi-Fi, and air-conditioning.
Tiny House Near Bethany Beach
Sitting in a beautiful garden on a 10-acre property in Ocean View, this Delaware Airbnb is less than five miles from the Bethany Beach Boardwalk. The property is also home to a few more tiny houses, a small campground, and a restaurant right across the way.
The tiny house makes great use of the space with a lofted queen-size bed that can sleep two guests. Uniquely, guests can access the loft by a set of steps with a handrail rather than a ladder. There is a full kitchen stocked with cooking essentials and a dishwasher, although you’ll likely want to check out the popular neighborhood restaurant, Good Earth Market. The space also offers a full bathroom and a private deck area where you can relax and enjoy the garden. The TV is conveniently mounted so that it can be seen from both the lofted bed and the sofa bed in the living area below.
This Airbnb is a great choice for those interested in both the quaint setting of rural Delaware and the shore access of a rental at Bethany Beach.
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The Rodney House
Located on a main road downtown, this Airbnb in Lewes, Delaware, is within walking distance of all the town has to offer. Step outside and explore the area’s rich history, check out local shops and restaurants, or walk to one of the famous beaches.
This one-bedroom, one-bathroom home is best suited to accommodate one or two guests. The master bedroom occupies the entire third floor and features high ceilings with exposed wooden beams original to its 18th-century construction. In the beautifully styled living room, you’ll find a TV, plush couches, and an indoor fireplace adorned in exposed brick. The open-concept kitchen is furnished with white cabinetry, high-end appliances, a washer and dryer, and a breakfast bar. There is also a rustic wooden dining table perfect for hosting dinner, a dedicated workspace next to a large window, and a newly renovated full bathroom.
According to Architectural Digest, Rodney House is one of the best Airbnbs in the United States, and we couldn’t agree more.
Spacious Townhouse Near Bowers Beach
For a relaxing getaway on a quiet beach, check out this bright and airy rental house in Delaware.
Guests will have private access to the entire two-bedroom townhouse, which can accommodate up to five guests. The main bedroom is furnished with a queen-size bed, and the second room offers a queen-size bed and a small double bed. Decorated with the serene style of a classic beach house, the home has a cozy living room with plenty of seating, a full kitchen, a spacious dining area, and 1.5 bathrooms. The first-floor screened porch and second-floor deck offer beautiful views of the nearby wetlands and are perfect for observing the peaceful sounds of the beach or watching the sunrise.
Situated between two rivers and the Delaware Bay, this beach house is only a five-minute walk away from quiet, non-commercialized beaches, great for a peaceful day avoiding the crowds. Guests can go swimming, boating, or wildlife spotting on the protected marshlands.
Stylish Apartment in Lewes
If you’re looking for a spacious and stylish apartment close to Delaware beaches, this centrally located rental could be perfect for you. Within walking distance of Rehoboth and Lewes Beaches, this apartment is very convenient for guests hoping to take advantage of both beach towns, downtown shops and restaurants, state parks, and hiking trails.
Designed with a mid-century-inspired style, this beach rental in Delaware is as well decorated as it is convenient. The queen-size bed and option for an air mattress mean it has room for up to four guests, but it would be most ideal for a solo traveler or a couple. The apartment also features a spacious living room with a TV and leather sectional sofa, as well as a full kitchen with a minifridge and breakfast bar. The full bathroom is stocked with complimentary toiletries well beyond the standard items, so you’re sure to be comfortable even if you forget something. There is also an outdoor shower for rinsing off after the beach and a shared patio with a firepit.
Your hosts have earned a stellar reputation for their hospitality and will do their best to accommodate any request you may have. They are happy to provide additional supplies such as beach chairs, towels, toys, or bikes.
For its fantastic location, attractive décor and accommodating hosts, this is without a doubt one of the best Airbnbs in Delaware.
Hobby Farm Along Beach Highway
This lovely property in Greenwood offers guests the peaceful environment of a farm stay with the added bonus of being located a short drive away from Rehoboth Beach and the Delaware State Fairgrounds.
Up to six guests can stay in this Airbnb in Delaware, which offers a queen-size bed in the bedroom as well as a sofa bed and two twin-size beds in the living room. There is also a large full kitchen and dining area, a full bathroom with a tub and shower, and a washer and dryer. This is a perfect stay for families as there is ample space inside as well as a playground and grill in the large backyard.
Most notably, the property is home to free-range hens and friendly goats that guests are welcome to mingle with. As an added bonus, your hosts will stock the fridge with locally-made scrapple and farm-fresh eggs. Such unique touches and thoughtful hospitality are what make this farm stay one of our favorite home rentals in Delaware.
Whimsical Home Near Longwood
With its undeniable charm and colorful decorations, this Airbnb in Delaware is the perfect place for anyone looking for a stylish and peaceful retreat.
One of the best features of the home is the spa-like outdoor space complete with a hot tub, a large deck, and a koi pond with a waterfall. Although your hosts live on the opposite side of the house, your indoor space is completely private with its own entrance, and the homeowners do not use the outdoor space when guests are present. Up to four guests can sleep comfortably in the home, which offers two bedrooms with queen-size beds and Smart TVs. There is one full bathroom, and although there is no kitchen, the space does offer a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, utensils, and outdoor grill.
Located in a lovely, picturesque neighborhood in Hockessin, this short-term house rental in Delaware is only a few miles from some of the state’s best attractions, including malls for tax-free shopping, local breweries and wineries, restaurants, golf courses, and the Longwood Gardens.
Lakefront Carriage House Studio
For a lakeside getaway in a quiet, country neighborhood, check out this quaint carriage house studio. This vacation rental in Delaware is situated above the garage of the house and has its own private entrance.
Inside you’ll find that the space is furnished with one double bed, perfect for accommodating one or two guests. There is also a cozy living area with a sofa, a rocking chair, and a wooden dining table. The studio also offers a full bathroom with a luxurious walk-in rain-style shower, and a kitchenette with a microwave, a refrigerator, and a crockpot. The shelves of the apartment are thoughtfully stocked with games, history books, and guide books.
Located a quarter mile in on a private gravel driveway, this Delaware Airbnb is completely private and quiet. There is a dock on the lake from which you can fish or swim, and your hosts will also provide you with a paddle board and a canoe. Guests can also enjoy two different firepits on the property, great for relaxing after a long day on the lake.
Hip and Comfortable Old Lewes Home
Tastefully decorated, spacious, and located a few minutes away from the beach, this private three-bedroom accommodation is one of the most impressive vacation homes for rent in Delaware.
The house’s interior was recently renovated and boasts a plethora of high-end furnishings and comfortable amenities. Two of the bedrooms offer a queen-size bed and the third has two twin-size beds, making for a maximum of six guests. The modern full kitchen features brand-new appliances, including a dishwasher, and sits across from a large wooden dining table. The home offers two comfortable and bright living spaces, 1.5 bathrooms, and a washer and dryer. The mix of modern décor and rustic touches from the home’s original construction in the early 1900s make for an attractive and cozy environment.
This Airbnb is perfect for anyone looking to rent a house in Delaware that offers a large and completely private space in a central location. It is situated on a main road where guests can walk to bike trails, restaurants, pubs, and coffee houses. The beach is less than two miles away, and your host, Lisa, will happily provide beach chairs, towels, and recommendations to her favorite beach spots.
Luxurious Victorian-Style Home Near the Shore
As one of the most luxurious houses for rent in Delaware, this modern replica of a Victorian-era mansion is sure to impress. Located in Ocean View, the elegant abode is two miles from Bethany Beach and a short walk away from a local marina that offers boat rentals, tennis, golf, and fine dining.
When you step inside, you’ll be greeted with a stunning foyer area connected to a bright and spacious piano room. The living room offers a large leather sofa, an indoor fireplace, and a wall-mounted TV. In the dining room, a stunning chandelier hovers over the sizable dining table positioned across from a stained-glass window and furnished with six beautifully embroidered chairs. If you decide to eat in, there is a full kitchen with granite countertops, a lengthy breakfast bar, and stainless-steel appliances. The two-story home has five bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms and can accommodate up to 10 guests. One bedroom is furnished with a king-size bed, and the remaining four offer queen-size beds.
Within the lush greenery of the massive backyard lies an in-ground pool surrounded by lounge chairs, perfect for a refreshing dip after a long day at the beach. The impressive outdoor space also boats an upper and lower deck with great views of the bordering foliage. For a deluxe family getaway or a fun trip with friends, we highly recommend this luxury Airbnb in Delaware.
Serene Cottage in Rehoboth Beach
This Airbnb in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, offers guests a peaceful and sunny stay just a few minutes by foot from the shore. Also close by are Lake Comegys, Silver Lake, and the popular eateries, Big Fish and The Surf Shack.
The interior is decorated in cool tones with a shorehouse style that creates a tranquil ambiance. One or two guests can stay in the one-bedroom, one-bathroom cottage, which is furnished with a queen-size bed and a sofa bed. The kitchenette is bright and airy with white shelving and beachy artwork, and there is a refrigerator, a coffee maker, and a microwave available for reheating leftovers or making simple meals.
In front of the cottage, you’ll find a lovely porch area with wicker furniture, great for relaxing or enjoying a cup of morning coffee. Your hosts occupy the main house located next door, and they are happy to assist with any inquiries or requests you might have during your stay. The main house and cottage share a driveway as well as a side yard with a firepit.
Bright and Cozy Tiny House
Situated on three acres of property in Milton, this Delaware Airbnb is a modern tiny home with even more amenities than its full-size counterparts.
The tiny house can sleep one or two guests with a lofted queen-size bed accessible via a small staircase in the living area. A comfy L-shaped couch and wall-mounted Smart TV sit in a cozy nook below. The white furniture and wooden accents create a bright yet warm ambiance, and the kitchen features a four-burner stove, full-size refrigerator, and even a washer and dryer. There is also a full bathroom and a small table facing a window, perfect for dining or reading.
Downtown Milton is just one mile away and offers a variety of desirable breweries, theaters, restaurants, and shops. For a tiny house experience that doesn’t compromise on luxurious amenities, consider this charming vacation rental in Delaware.
The Artist Loft
Also close to Lewes and Dewey Beaches, this rental in Rehoboth Beach sits on the third floor of a gated building and boasts both a prime location and a luxurious interior.
The unique condo is decorated with local art that is available for guests to purchase. Up to four guests can sleep comfortably in the two bedrooms, one with a king-size bed and one with a queen-size bed. There are also two full bathrooms, and each of the bedrooms are on opposite sides of the apartment, making this rental a great option for privacy. The full kitchen is filled with high-quality, stainless-steel appliances, and there is a separate laundry room with a washer and dryer. French doors separate the dining area from the living room, which offers stylish furniture and warm-toned decorations.
Large windows throughout the condo let in a ton of natural light, and the screened porch is a perfect place to take in the fresh air before or after a fun day spent at the shore. Given its modern design, unique décor, and upscale amenities, this Delaware Airbnb is difficult to pass up.
Historic Craftsman Home in Wilmington
The city of Wilmington is home to a plethora of popular restaurants, craft breweries, public gardens, and breathtaking scenery. It is the perfect place to experience the variety of activities that the state has to offer and well worth a stop off the highway on your Delaware vacation.
This Airbnb in Wilmington, Delaware, is a great choice for large groups of friends and family looking to explore the city. Surrounded by trees, the historic home is extremely private and only a few minutes from downtown and all of the area’s major attractions. The five bedrooms are all located on the second floor of the three-story house and can accommodate up to 10 guests. There is a luxurious kitchen with black appliances, wooden cabinetry, granite countertops, and a granite breakfast table, as well as a bright office space with a desk and Mac computer for guest use. The massive living room exudes the warmth of a cabin with an indoor brick fireplace, a brown leather couch, and cozy carpeting. Guests also have access to a laundry room in the basement and 1.5 bathrooms.
Outside you’ll find a lengthy back porch with couches and two eight-person dining tables. With room for everyone in the house, guests can enjoy a relaxing meal or evening cocktail after a long day of sightseeing. The backyard, featuring impressive landscaping and a pathway lined with lavender, makes for another great place to enjoy the fresh air.
Contemporary Home in Rehoboth Beach
If you’re searching for a spacious and modern home within walking distance of the shore, this may be the Delaware Airbnb for you. Four blocks from Rehoboth Avenue and seven blocks from the sea, this one-bedroom home is located in a gated community and offers guests easy access to all the beach town has to offer.
Recently renovated, the house is decorated with a tasteful, contemporary style and an efficient layout crafted to maximize space. The queen-size bed in the bedroom and sofa bed in the living room make the space suited for a maximum of four guests. There is a comfortable sitting area, full kitchen, full bathroom, and a furnished patio with a stainless-steel grill. Your hosts will also provide three beach chairs, two bikes, and a beach umbrella for your stay.
The addition of modern amenities, including keyless entry, a brand-new washer and dryer, and remote-controlled skylights, have earned this shorehouse its ranking as one of the best Airbnbs in Rehoboth.
Downtown Lewes Cottage
Last on our list is an Airbnb in Delaware that offers its guests a comfy space, convenient location, and unique décor. The quaint cottage is in the heart of historic Lewes and within walking distance of downtown and the beach, making it a great choice for anyone looking to explore the town in its entirety.
This studio space is furnished with a queen-size bed and is best suited for a solo traveler or a couple. The full kitchen is well equipped with everything you need to prepare meals, and the full bathroom is stocked with luxury linens and complimentary toiletries. There is also a beautifully decorated seating area and a convenient washer and dryer next to the kitchen.
The cottage’s eye-catching décor and unique furnishings make it stand out among the plethora of rental homes in Lewes. You’ll be amazed by the custom vessel sink and high ceilings bordered with color-changing panels. After a long day of exploring Lewes’ rich history and glimmering shores, you’ll be glad you chose this unique home to rest your head.
Delaware is a great place to visit whether you’re looking for a peaceful beach retreat, a rural getaway, or lively boardwalk fun. Hopefully this list of the best Airbnb rentals in Delaware helps you find the perfect accommodation for a most enjoyable stay.