is a census-designated place (CDP) in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States. The population was 4,796 at the 2000 census. It has a scenic view of Chesapeake Bay and is popular with boaters.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.6 square miles (11.8 km²), of which, 4.3 square miles (11.2 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (4.62%) is water.
Deale is a waterfront fishing village located on the Western Shore of Chesapeake Bay. Three creeks are located in Deale that flow into the bay: Rockhold Creek, Parkers Creek and Carrs Creek. Rockhold Creek is the most commercial of the three creeks and is home to several marinas and most of the charter fishing boats. Happy Harbor Restaurant, one of Deale's most famous landmarks is located on Rockhold Creek.