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Highlights Maine

  • Sandy beaches
  • Sailing
  • Lighthouses
  • Great seafood
  • Natural preserves

Best Vacation Rentals in Maine

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Old Orchard Beach, Maine
Vacation Rental • 6 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
4.9
(20 reviews)
2021 Available WeeksJuly 3 - July 10August 28 - September 4The Sandcastle is for rent year round. Unit available in a beautiful beach house. There are two units; one is owner occupied and the other is the rental unit. Gorgeous ocean view....just a few seconds to walk to the beach. Two bedrooms - one full bed/two twins. Kitchen/Living room area with pull-out couch. Two floors. Spiral staircase. Will provide linens at an extra cost (sheets, pillowcases, towels). Sorry NO smoking and NO animals. *During off season there is an additional fee for more than 2 people. Take wonderful walks on 7 mil...
from $323 / night
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Wells (maine), Maine
Vacation Rental • 840 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
4.9
(20 reviews)
First floor beach house with ocean and marsh views directly across the street from beautiful Wells Beach. Very Convenient beach access. (A crosswalk at the end of the driveway leads directly to Public Way #2). Nicely renovated with two private bedrooms and a large family room with a sleep sofa. Bright and sunny eat in kitchen. Newer bath, hardwood floors, deck and sunroom. Fully furnished. Bonus outside shower, off street parking and grill. Basement washer and dryer access. Cable, Satellite Wifi and DVD player. This is the first floor unit in a two unit house. The opportunity exists for lar...
from $163 / night
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Maine, Usa
Vacation Rental • 1098 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
4.9
(20 reviews)
Escape to Paradise! Relax and enjoy the solitude of Northern Maine 'the other Maine'.This little corner of heaven and all it’s untouched beauty was created for young and old to enjoy! Area activities include bicycling, hiking, fishing, boating, swimming, kayaking, golfing, museums, hunting, ATV trails, bird watching, enjoying the beautiful sunsets and wildflowers or listening to the loons.Keep watch for our many Moose and resident Bald Eagle!There are great places to pick raspberries, strawberries and the famed Maine blueberries. Produce stands have lots of fresh produce. Fields are colorfu...
from $195 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Maine

$304for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
$379 annual average
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Vacation rentals availability Maine

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Maine Vacation Rentals

Seafront Vacation Homes in Maine

Live in an oceanfront rental home in Maine and find out why it's one of America's top travel destinations. You'll find hundreds of rental homes, spacious villas, lock-up-and-go apartments and cottages along the gorgeous Maine coastline. You can watch dolphins and whales frolic from the window of a fully-equippedrental home near the hotspots of Rockland, Belfast or popular Mt Desert. Large beach houses are plentiful all along the pristine coast.

Rural Retreats and Holiday Villages

Upmarket rural retreats are plentiful in Maine and you can reserve a vacation rental in Camden, Boothbayand York and enjoy serene, green and calm New England views and weather during summer. Stately homes in Old Orchard Beach are perfect for large families or groups who want to get away from city life.

Vacationing in Maine

A Rocky, Rugged Coastline

Maine is America's most northeastern state, famous for its rocky, jagged coastline, seafaring history and natural granite areas and the spruce islands of Acadia National Park. At Mt. Katahdin, endpoint of the Appalachian Trail, the Baxter National Park is home to moose. Iconic lighthouses like the candy-stripedbeacon on West Quoddy Head lend character to the area.

An Island Dominated by Coastal Beauty

The rugged coastline of Maine is where most vacation rental homes are situated but you can also find villas closer inland. The area is rugged and beautiful with miles and miles of sandy beaches to enjoy, oceanfront views and seafood restaurants to explore. Beachfront homes provide the ultimate Maine experience and there are numerous properties located along the New England coastline.

A Great Place to Experience Pristine Nature

Maine is home to many beautiful natural areas and state parks including the magnificent Acadia National Park, Two Lights State Park, Casco bay where visitors can sail, walk the beach and visit lighthouses. The Desert of Maine is 40 acres of glacial silt surrounded by a pine forest.

Fishing Dock in Maine
Fishing Dock in Maine

Activities

Golfing in Maine

Choosing to rent a vacation home in Maine means having access to some incredible golf courses, like the oceanfront Ledges Golf Club and The Old Marsh Gold Club. Golfing is a wonderful option for anyone who loves sport and being active in natural locations that test their abilities.

A Idyllic Beach Holiday Destination

Many visitors feel that few coastal areas are as unique and beautiful as those in Maine. There are several resort beaches in Maine, like the Waves Oceanfront, Norseman Resort and Lafayette's Oceanfront Resort. There are also secluded, private coves to enjoy and cliffs to hike which offer ocean views.

Cycling in Maine

You can tour the Maine coastline on a bicycle. From the coastal areas, to lakes and mountainous areas, you can enjoy fresh sea air with a dose of pedal power. Either take to the trails alone or join a formal bike tour for a first hand experience of the region. Cycling the area is a perfect way to enjoy the scenery and you can stop and appreciate the area at your own pace.

Most of the lobsters bought and sold in the United States are caught in Maine! Homage is paid to the lobster during the Marine Lobster Festival.

Top 5 things to do in Maine

1. Seashore Trolley Museum

>The Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, is the biggest and oldest mass transit museum in the world. The museum is home to more than 250 vintage transit vehicles. Its location on the seashore makes this a quaint and exciting day trip for the whole family.

2. Portland Head Light

The Portland Head Light is one of Maine's most well-known historic lighthouses. Located on Cape Elizabeth, The lighthouse rests on land at the entrance of the shipping channel into Portland Harbor, and is within Casco Bay in the Gulf of Maine. The lighthouse has been in existence since 1791.

3. Funtown Splashtown

Located in Saco, this family-owned amusement park is great fun for the whole family. Rides include Excalibur, Dragon's Descent, Portland Pirate's Paradise, Mammoth and Tornado.

4. Farnsworth Art Museum

This notable museum is one of the finest regional art museums. The museum is located in Rockland and specialises in American art, making this a unique day trip for art lovers. Exhibitions include the work of Gilbert Stuart, Thomas Sully, Thomas Eakins, Eastman Johnson and Fitz Henry Lane.

5. Cadillac Mountain

Cadillac Mountain can be found on Mount Desert Island in the Acadia National Park. This awesome peak has an elevation of 1,530 feet and the mountain's summit is the highest point in Hancock County.

Portland Head Light
Portland Head Light

Useful Information

Climate

Maine's humid continental climate offers warm, humid summers. The Winters are generally cold and snowy and this is especially true for the northern parts of Maine.

The Maine Lobster Festival

One of the most beloved annual festivals in New England, this festival features food, music, cooking competitions, arts and crafts a parade and fun runs all centred around the humble lobster.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Maine

On average, what was the cost for vacation rentals in Maine last year?

Last year, rentals in this destination had an annual average cost of around $360 per night.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Maine?

According to our most recent data, the months at the lowest possible cost in Maine are May, April and March, with average prices of $325, $339, and $345, respectively.

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Maine?

Analyzing the data from last year, we found that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of July ($396), August ($391), and January ($381).

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Maine?

In order to not have problems finding accommodation in Maine, it is necessary to be proactive as 73% of rentals are usually booked, according to the data from last year.

What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?

Last year, the months with the largest number of properties available of the year in Maine were May, October and June, with average availabilities of 57%, 33%, and 33%, respectively.

During which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?

The accommodations in Maine reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 12%. The second most requested month is April, with 18%, and the third is March with 18%. During this period, the availability is only 16%. It is therefore recommended to book early.

How many rentals does Holidu have in Maine?

Holidu offers around 2,500 properties in Maine from 5 different partners, so find the perfect type of accommodation you are looking for. We have everything you need!

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