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Beautiful clapboard construct seafront and charming beach town rentals just a short hop from the cool waters of the Southern Maine coastline. Visit this unique, Atlantic Coast, summer paradise with four miles of breathtaking soft, sandy beaches and wonderful swimming and watersport conditions. The popular summer destination of Wells, Maine is ideally situated in the center of coastal, southern Maine. Many of the peaceful, airy, oceanside vacation rentals around Wells are located a short walk from the beaches far from traffic congestion, crowds and clamor.Choose an impeccable vacation rental for your summer paradise getaway
A key feature of many of the stunning, fully equipped, beautifully furnished vacation rentals in the area is easy access to wonderful beaches. Outdoor deck and balcony views plus a private pool, jacuzzi and sauna in quaint, charming, peaceful, local seaside town settings are available in many of the vacation homes on offer locally. Wells offers vacation getaway rentals for families as well as couples looking for a tranquil coastal getaway in an area known for an incredible variety of watersports as well as being a nature lover’s paradise.
Vacations in Wells Maine
The area and getting around
Wells is a wonderful central location for exploring the Maine coastline. Wells is around 86 miles north of the city of Boston and is located in a magnificent, pristine estuarine coastal zone. Just six miles south of Wells is the quaint, picturesque town of Ogunquit featuring Perkin’s Cove that is a haven for artists and small galleries. Here you can admire the beautiful harbor inlet that is considered to be one of the most scenic tourist spots in southern Maine. Perkin’s Cove is a pretty fishing village with the reputation of being one of the most photographed gems along the Maine coast with a selection of sumptuous, local seafood eateries and a beautiful coastal cliff walk.The scenic route to Portland
Around 33 miles north via route 1-95N is the city of Portland which has a national reputation for high quality eateries and rich culinary culture. This charming, old world coastal city has a rich historical heritage and is also well known for high quality, trendy breweries. Meanwhile, Portland Head Lighthouse, 9 miles south of Portland happens to be one of the most beautiful and photographed lighthouses in the USA! You can enjoy boutique shopping along the cobbled streets of Old Port before the scenic coastal drive back to Wells for dinner at an oceanfront restaurant!
Travelers and activities
Wells is a coastal and salt marsh paradise situated between Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge to the north and Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve to the south in Southern Maine, that offers a wonderful mix of relaxing vacation activities for travelers. Spend the day simply unwinding in the sun and fresh Atlantic seabreeze on the miles of sandy beaches or enjoy a few hours of choice watersport. Rent a surfboard in Wells and enjoy the ocean waves or spend time canoeing or kayaking up the Webhannet River.Wells Maine for Antique and Nature Lovers
Nature lovers can enjoy seven miles of walking trails by salt water marshlands and bird sanctuaries with guided nature walks available. Antique lovers will be in heaven with the over 25 antique shops located along Route 1 where treasure hunters can browse jewelry, art, rare books and stunning period furniture. Vintage lovers will delight in the Wells Auto Museum where an exquisite collection of over 80 antique and classic cars can be seen. Wells is famous for fresh caught lobster, clam shacks, ice cream stands, seafood dives and family friendly as well as high end restaurants to suit any budget.
Wells has a reputation for being the Friendliest Town in Maine as well as being the Antique Capital!
Top 5 travel tips in Wells Maine
The beautiful, historical town of Wells is a stone’s throw from heritage, Maine farms and weekly farmer’s markets. In season you can pick apples or strawberries at Spillers farm or Chase farms. Spillers farm has been farmed by the Spiller family since 1894 while Chase farm is a family owned farm that has been operating since the 1600s! Enjoy the bounty of Maine’s heritage farmland by stopping at one of the charming, weekly farmer’s markets in the area.2. Visit Laudholm Estate
The beautifully restored barn and carriage house on the stately Laudholm farm property located on Wells Reserve are worth a visit as the estate is a wonderful place for a leisurely stroll or picnic and makes a lovely, pastoral location for weddings, festivals, craft fairs and concerts that take place over the course of the summer season.3. Fine dining for all budgets
Wells is a culinary roadmap of coastal Maine cuisine. Many of the popular dining establishments in Wells have been featured on TV. Wells is famous for fresh caught lobster, clams and white fish such as haddock. Try Fisherman’s Catch for outstanding lobster and seafood and Scoop Deck for a taste of old fashioned ice cream heaven! Be sure to stop by Congdon’s donuts for mouth watering donuts and breakfast sandwiches.4. Visit Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
Walk a serene two mile loop through marshland and stop for a picnic along the way. You will have an opportunity to spot some of the exquisite salt marsh and tidal creek birds along well maintained boardwalks and paths in a pristine nature reserve that provides a unique habitat for plants, birds and wildlife.5. Relax on the golf course or take a fishing trip
Wells is a paradise for both golfing and fishing enthusiasts. There are several 18 hole golf courses or driving ranges located within the area with several mini golf courses including Wonder Mountain Golf Course that provide hours of fun for kids. Old Marsh Country Club, Merrilands Farms or Tee Shot Golf Range are all conveniently located in the area. Book a private fishing charter near Wells harbor and enjoy the thrill of fishing in the deep waters off the coast of Maine!
FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Wells (Maine)
How much does it cost to book a vacation rental in Wells?
Our data shows that Wells had an average price of $307 per night, a relatively high one for a city in the USA.
What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Wells?
Travelers who want to save as much as possible travel to Wells in May, October, or September, which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of $263, $273, and $283 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.
When does the price of vacation rentals in Wells go up the most?
Following the data observed last year, costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of August ($356), July ($353), and December ($337).
Is Wells a good location for a last-minute getaway?
It's worthwhile to be proactive in Wells as only 20% of the accommodations remain free throughout the year, following the data observed in the previous year.
What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?
The most available months are, on average, October (with an availability of 46%), September (35%), and February (29%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.
How many rentals are there in Wells?
Holidu works with 3 different partners to give you an inventory to choose between 90 properties we have in Wells.
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