The communities on the Delaware Shore are known for being vacation or second homes to seasonal residents who spend the summers enjoying the mild temperatures and beautiful scenery, and then escaping the Northeastern coast for somewhere warmer in the south. But, if you are interested in living at the Peninsula on the Indian River Bay full time or taking your winter vacation here, do not fret, there is plenty to do and see and the Delaware Shore makes an excellent place to live or visit during the winter!

Today, we will highlight some of the winter activities that residents who live at the Peninsula on the Indian River Bay can participate in.


The Delaware Shore is home to miles and miles of beaches and boardwalks that feature locally-owned shops full of necessities and treasures alike. Whether you are in the market for some touristy-type gifts to send to your friends and family or you are looking for the perfect warm, yet fashionable, handmade scarf, you are sure to find what you are looking for not far from home. And, the best part? Delaware offers tax-free shopping! Treat yourself to a day browsing everything there is to see!

Off-Season Pricing

With the spectacular views and all of the best beaches not more than a few miles away, it is no wonder why the Peninsula and the surrounding Delaware beaches are where so many vacationers flock. However, most of these visitors are seeking the cool beaches and summer resorts. As a local, you have the opportunity to explore and discover everything the Delaware Shore has to offer in the off-season, at off-season prices! Catch a show at one of the nearby theaters or schedule golf lessons at the Peninsula Golf Shop. When the snow clears and you hit the Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course with your new skills, you’ll know why Golf, Inc awarded it the “Best Private Club.”

Nature, Without the Crowds

For the adventuring spirit and those who love the outdoors, get out an explore! Wintertime on the coast of Delaware simply means no swimming. The views are just as breathtaking and the air smells just as fresh. The Peninsula at the Indian River Bay is home to several docks, 12 miles of nature trails, and a nature reserve to learn about the nature and wildlife that calls the Delaware Shore home. The best part about enjoying the natural wonders of the Peninsula during the winter is that you can do so without the summer crowds. Don’t forget to wear your coziest scarf and pack your camera!

Luxury Getaway

Many people — part-time residents, snowbirds, and vacationers — usually choose to head south for the winter. With the crowds gone and the world slowed into a winter pace, we think that the winter season is the best time to live it up in luxury and enjoy true resort-style living! Relax in the indoor pool and hottub at the Clubhouse, enjoy cocktails at the Terrace Grille, and schedule a day of pampering at the Calmwater Spa. Spend your winter hibernating in luxury to reemerge in the Spring with a new lease on life!

Join the full-time residents and community staff who are at the Peninsula on the Indian River Bay all year round. Whether you are home for the weekend, in town for the season, or are looking to make the Delaware Shore your year-round residence, explore everything the Delaware Shore has to offer and make new friends when you become a resident of the Peninsula on the Indian River Bay. Contact us for more information or to schedule your winter activities today!