Rehoboth Beach is a city on the Atlantic Ocean along the Delaware Beaches in eastern Sussex County, Delaware, United States. The population is 1,327. Along with the neighboring coastal city of Lewes, Rehoboth Beach is one of the principal cities of Delaware’s rapidly growing Cape Region. Rehoboth Beach lies within the Salisbury, Maryland-Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area.
A popular regional vacation destination, Rehoboth Beach’s seasonal population expands to over 25,000 within the city limits and thousands more in the surrounding area in the summer.
In 2011 Rehoboth Beach was awarded with a 5-Star rating in water quality. This award was given only to 12 other locations, one being neighboring Dewey Beach. Out of the 30 states with coastline, the Delaware beaches ranked number one in water quality in 2011.
The town often bills itself as „The Nation’s Summer Capital“ due to the fact that it is a frequent summer vacation destination.
The town has several festivals including the Sea Witch Festival, the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival, and the Rehoboth Beach Autumn Jazz Festival every year.