Last Updated May 25, 2021 5/25/2021

11 Best Cabin Rentals in Delaware

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The tiny East Coast state of Delaware is a somewhat overlooked travel destination that often gets bypassed on the way to New York City, Philadelphia, or Washington, D.C. But if you’re interested in exploring what every state across the country has to offer, a trip to Delaware is a must!

There are various types of places to stay when you’re here, including cabins, which more commonly are called “cottages” in this part of the country. Here are the best cabin rentals in Delaware to consider on your next road trip.

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Thousand Acre Farm Waterfront Farm Sunset Suite, Middletown
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Thousand Acre Farm Waterfront Farm Sunset Suite

Thousand Acre Farm Waterfront Farm Sunset Suite, Middletown

Another Delaware cabin option is this Airbnb rental for your group. It has one bedroom and one bath in a cider barn that’s a quiet and peaceful getaway spot. This is an Amish-built cabin with a waterfront location that’s 30 minutes from Dover and Wilmington. You’ll love the views and sunsets here and also the modern amenities, including Wi-Fi and a 60-inch TV. This rental is only for the upstairs loft in the barn. The downstairs area is sometimes used for events. Things to do in the area include kayaking, canoeing, crabbing, fishing, hunting, and birdwatching.

Cozy Cottage on Clay, Lewes
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Cozy Cottage on Clay

Cozy Cottage on Clay, Lewes

A Vrbo rental cottage for your cabin-style getaway is this listing that is spacious and has a full kitchen, backyard, and large spa bathroom. It’s three miles from Cape May, the Lewes ferry, historic town, bay, and ocean. You’ll also be just a minute east of Route 1. People enjoy staying here because of the close proximity to the state park, fishing, water taxi, and great restaurants. This is a smaller space that’s best for two people and has one bedroom and one bathroom.

Amazing Beach Cottage on Canal & Trolley Route, Bethany Beach
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Leading up to A-mazing Beach Cottage

Amazing Beach Cottage on Canal & Trolley Route, Bethany Beach

Up to eight people can stay at this Airbnb rental that has three bedrooms, five beds, and one bath. It is great for four to six adults plus children and also small groups of friends. During the summer months, there is a three-night minimum to stay here. Perks include a porch/sunroom, a small deck with a grill, and a large front porch. The property also has a kitchen, TV, Wi-Fi, and laundry machines. Book a stay here to be near Salt Pond and across the street from a public boat ramp.

Cottage by the Bay, Broadkill Beach
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Entrance of Cottage By The Bay

Cottage by the Bay, Broadkill Beach

This Vrbo property has a cabin-like vibe and is 1,330 square feet in size. It’s a two-bedroom, two-bathroom space that sleeps six people and offers water views. The property offers high-speed internet, new kitchen appliances, central AC, two TVs, a grill in the yard, and is just 60 steps from the beach. Popular shore points are a short drive away, so you can easily check out Milton, Lewes, Cape Henlopen, and other Delaware towns. Children are welcome here but pets are not allowed.

Charming and Historic Lewes Cottage, Lewes
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Charming and Historic Lewes Cottage

Charming and Historic Lewes Cottage, Lewes

Couples enjoy staying at this charming Airbnb rental when they are in Delaware and looking for a getaway. The beaches are less than five minutes away by car, and you can easily walk to the historic town of Lewes. This is a compact space that’s best for guests who aren’t very tall. It is also not a suitable space for kids or pets. Relax on the outdoor terrace, enjoy easy parking, and scope out the local restaurant scene while you explore this part of Delaware for your vacation.

TheCabINN KingBed Entire First Floor with Hot Tub, Greenwood
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TheCabINN KingBed Entire First Floor with Hot Tub, Greenwood

This cabin works well for up to five people and has one bedroom and one bath in Greenwood. This is a great cabin rental on Airbnb because it has a large yard, deck, and hot tub. The host also has another Airbnb listing available if you have a larger group. Come here to relax while still being close to many Delaware attractions, including the fairgrounds, hiking trails, breweries, outlet shopping, museums, wineries, and farmers’ markets. This rental includes the entire first floor of the cabin and access to a fridge, freezer, microwave, and toaster oven. The host provides assorted tea, coffee, and snacks for guests. There is also a local guidebook provided here to help you make the most of your time in the area. Pets are allowed here, and free Wi-Fi is available too.

Newly Decorated Beach Cottage, Rehoboth Beach
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Seating Outside Newly Decorated Beach Cottage

Newly Decorated Beach Cottage, Rehoboth Beach

You’ll also be just steps from the beach when you book this Vrbo property in Delaware. It is a cottage/cabin that’s 900 square feet in size and that sleeps up to eight people. The home has a screened porch, great kitchen, fenced patio, and nice decorations. In July, the host only rents out this place by the week from Saturday to Saturday. Families love it here because of the close proximity to downtown, the boardwalk, beach activities, shopping, and restaurants. Pets are welcome with a $30 per night fee.

Cool Little Cottage Minutes from Beaches, Lewes
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Front of Cool Little Cottage Minutes from Beaches

Cool Little Cottage Minutes from Beaches, Lewes

In a cozy 800-square-foot space, this Delaware Vrbo rental is a favorite among traveling couples. It’s in a private location with a pong view and easy access to Route 1. The cottage/cabin is seven miles from Rehoboth Beach and just minutes from downtown Lewes. Sit and relax on the front porch, enjoy the modern conveniences of free Wi-Fi and cable TV, and enjoy having your very own space near the beach. The rental property comes with a fully stocked kitchen, dining area, bathroom, closet space, and bedroom with a queen-size bed.

Classic Cottage 1.5 Blocks from Beach, Rehoboth Beach
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Seating on Porch at Classic Cottage 1.5 Blocks from Beach

Classic Cottage 1.5 Blocks from Beach, Rehoboth Beach

Being near the beach is definitely one of the best things about choosing a vacation rental in Delaware. This one is a three-bedroom, two-bathroom house that sleeps up to eight people. In addition to being in a great location, it also offers a gated backyard, lots of space for families with kids, and parking for two vehicles. The rental also includes laundry machines, internet, TV, and toys and games for kids. However, pets are not allowed here. You’ll love being less than four minutes (on foot) from the beach and boardwalk when you stay here!

Beach Cottage Directly Across from Beach, Milford
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Backyard at Tranquil Beach Cottage

Beach Cottage Directly Across from Beach, Milford

For a pet-friendly and kid-friendly stay near the beach, also consider this Vrbo rental. It’s a cottage/cabin that gets excellent guest reviews and sleeps eight people in 1,200 square feet of space. You’ll be right across from the public beach access and also have Wi-Fi, TV, a screened patio, and lovely views. The rental includes laundry machines, a tankless hot water system, and views of the nature preserve. The top things to do in this area are Slaughter Beach, Tanger Outlet shopping, and Midway Speedway Park with mini-golf and go-karts.

Cozy Cottage in Historic Lewes Delaware, Lewes
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Interior of Cozy Cottage in Historic Lewes Delaware

Cozy Cottage in Historic Lewes Delaware, Lewes

Explore historic Lewes when you stay in this highly rated Vrbo cottage/cabin. It’s a romantic spot that’s ideal for two people. There’s a queen bed upstairs, a small kitchen, bathroom, and main room downstairs. The owner’s house is on the same property in case you need anything. Within six blocks, you can walk to Lewes and check out the local restaurants. The beach is just five minutes away by car. Amenities included with this rental are Wi-Fi and TV.

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