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Maine waterfront lodging places you check-to-cheek with ocean or lakes

With Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, and the north and south shores anchored by Salem and Plymouth, Massachusetts is a natural vacation destination for visitors who love waterfront and beachfront fun. Beach hotels in MA offer a large range of amenities and costs, accommodating every taste and budget. These Massachusetts oceanfront and beachfront hotels, inns and lodgings include everything from cozy, romance-inducing settings with wonderful views for romantic getaways to for children and families, and every option in between.

14 Bay View Landing Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 207-230-7177 Toll-Free: 877-553-6997

The sea and Camden around you

Camden and its scenic harbor is one of New England’s/MC’s seaside gems. A prestigious AAA Four Diamond destination overlooking the marina and the Islands of Penobscot Bay, Camden’s newest and only luxury boutique Inn is a haven for any planned or spontaneous escape. Interiors are inspired by Tuscan Villas. Exteriors, coastal cottage, shingle-style architecture that blends with the historic waterfront buildings. Enjoy luxurious comforts including suites and rooms with private balconies and magnificent views, gas fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs and separate marble and glass enclosed rain showers, high definition LCD TV’s, high speed wireless internet and premium bed and bath linens. In room continental breakfast served each morning. Set on Bay View Landing, the Inn is afloat in a sea of unique shops, casual and fine dining, outdoor recreation and cultural activities.

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65 West Grand Avenue Old Orchard Beach, ME, 04064 Phone: 207-934-4180 Toll-Free: 800-541-8439

Simple pleasures at an affordable seaside retreat

The simple pleasures of a shore side vacation include genuine New England hospitality plus spectacular ocean views. Newly remodeled suites, oceanfront and ocean side rooms include kitchen facilities, air conditioning, cable TV and wireless internet service throughout the property. You’re on Old Orchard Beach, called by USA Today a “must-see, no-cost destination” and one of the “40 Great Travel Bargains” by Reader’s Digest. Your daily companions are sun, sand and surf and you can always cool off in the pool, find a lounge chair or fire up a gas grill on the poolside patio. Every guest is guaranteed one beach parking spot per room and use of the facilities at the Waves Oceanfront Resort. You’re never more than a short walk away from great food, shopping, the pier and local amusements.

208 Ocean Avenue Kennebunkport, ME, 04046 Phone: 207-967-2125 Toll-Free: 855-346-5700

Unmatched luxuries and amenities with an ocean view

Luxurious pleasures and seaside tranquility await at this historic Inn on Maine’s south coast. Rooms and suites in the 19th-century mansion overlooking the Atlantic or in the woods enshrouded Club House offer a restful place to escape the summer crowds and easy access to all resort amenities. Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast, cocktails on the spacious front porch then a memorable evening meal at the water view Ocean restaurant. You’ll find a lap pool, a heated outdoor pool, lounge chairs, cabanas, and poolside dining and cocktail service is available. This private oasis also offers beach butler service, a putting green, shuffleboard, a bocce court, a billiard room with vintage appeal and the cozy Club House Lounge with its impressive stone fireplace.

62 Beachmere Place Ogunquit, ME, 03907 Phone: 207-646-2021 Toll-Free: 800-336-3983

Sweeping views of the Maine coastline from your window

Enjoy impeccable service from the third generation of the family to operate this luxury resort aside the sand beaches and sheltered coves of the Maine coast -- one of the most beloved seaside settings on Earth. A sweep of lawn leads to the beach, where you can loll on the sand, and even phone the resort’s Blue Bistro restaurant for a lunch delivered to your chair. The resort has two main buildings of motel rooms and suites, and four detached houses including the delightful Victorian Inn. The resort is peaceful, but also an easy walk from the fun summer bustle of Ogunquit. Or, you can step off the property and onto the famous Marginal Way, for a sinuous walk to Perkins Cove. Amenities include spa services, hot tubs, a seaside pub, free Wi-Fi, and daily continental breakfast.

Newport Drive Bar Harbor, ME, 04609 Phone: 207-288-3351 Toll-Free: 800-248-3351

Let the sea and this majestic resort embrace you from sun up to sun down

Few waterfronts are lovelier or more naturally rich. Sitting harborside on 8 landscaped acres on Bar Harbor you overlook Frenchman Bay and the Porcupine Islands. Explore the rocky Maine coast and Acadia National Park offering unmatched ocean views. Lodging at this historic and casually elegant Inn offers 153 superior rooms in the Main Inn, Oceanfront Lodge & Newport buildings that have all been renovated to provide guests with modern décor and amenities. The full-service oceanfront resort and luxury spa features a one-half-mile shorefront walking path and fine dining in the ocean-view Reading Room Restaurant and Terrace Grille. Enjoy the expanded continental breakfast, heated pool and Jacuzzi, and the great in-town location within easy walking distance to shops, galleries and waterfront activities.

518 Main Street Ogunquit, ME, 03907 Phone: 207-646-2612

Soft sands and resort amenities on the Maine coast

One of Ogunquit’s best kept secrets lies just across a tidal river from Ogunquit Beach with miles of soft white sand and hiking trails. This peaceful and secluded cottage resort offers stunning coastal scenery and hotel amenities ideal for families and couples. Classic whitewashed seaside cottages offer double-occupancy guest rooms to waterfront cottages that can sleep six and feature hardwood floors, screened porches, full baths, full kitchens, and have their own outdoor sitting area, Keurig coffee makers and full housekeeping service. There is a heated outdoor pool, games, and a dock for fishing and boating. Ogunquit has it all - shops, restaurants, museums and galleries and the famed Ogunquit Playhouse. And a trolley to take you to all of it.

60 Mile Road Wells Beach, ME, 04090 Phone: 207-646-8373 Toll-Free: 800-992-5002

An All-Suite Condominium Resort

We are just 3/4 mile from beautiful Wells Beach, Maine midway between popular Ogunquit and Kennebunkport. Whale watching, lobster tours, fishing trips and shopping in the numerous antique shops, art galleries and unique boutiques are all nearby.

Enjoy spacious, air conditioned one or two bedroom suites with a full kitchen, dining area and scenic views of the marshlands and ocean beyond. Resort Amenities include indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, pool deck, exercise room, outdoor playground, grills, picnic tables, free WiFi and an on site restaurant. We are on the trolley route. Please view our current Internet Specials on the “Internet Specials” section of our web site.

80 Commercial Street Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-4434

Welcome to your waterfront destination, the Tugboat Inn!

We offer sixty-four deluxe guestrooms and suites, with modern amenities and views of the working waterfront. Most have a deck or balcony (some private) and most rooms face (or are over) the water. We are located close to the village center, and a short walk will take you to a wide variety of shops, galleries, restaurants and boating activities. The Tugboat Marina offers boaters safe and sheltered dockage for long and short term stays. We have both slips and moorings available, and we host both seasonal and transient boaters.

191 Shore Road, P.O. Box 409 East Boothbay, ME, 04544 Phone: 207-633-4200 Toll-Free: 800-552-5554

A favorite seaside lodging since 1898

Relax in this dramatic ocean setting with views of spruce clad islands and the rugged rocky Maine coastline. Classic white clapboard cottages, traditional rooms in the Oceanfront Inn, and family friendly guestrooms with modern décor in the Farmhouse feature picture windows, porches, and balconies to enjoy magnificent ocean sunsets. Amenities include free hot buffet breakfast and resort wide WiFi, private bath, flat screen cable TV, mini refrigerator and AC. Cottages and suites also offer a microwave, fridge and coffee maker. Enjoy the hot tub and the area’s largest and heated oceanfront pool, and breakfast and dinner daily with delicious American and continental cuisine in the onsite restaurant with spectacular ocean views. Nearby, scenic and exciting land and sea activities abound.

220 Warrenton Street Rockport, ME, 04856 Phone: 207-594-2511 Toll-Free: 800-341-1650

Stunning views of Penobscot Bay

Just south of Camden, Maine, cradled between lush green hills and the blue waters of Penobscot Bay lies the Samoset Resort, a perfect retreat for a romantic getaway, family vacation, or group outing. A legendary landmark, the recently restored Samoset Resort continues a tradition of gracious hospitality and service reminiscent of a bygone age. The 230-oceanside-acre resort offers championship golf, exquisite dining, luxurious guest rooms and first-class resort amenities for your Maine vacation. To name a few - our stunning free form outdoor pool and bar, Italian La Bella Vita Ristorante, Enoteca Lounge, Spa, Guest Cottages overlooking the ocean, and the newly enhanced Samoset Kids Club will make a vacation at the Samoset one you won’t quickly forget.

83 Bayview Street Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 207-236-4200 Toll-Free: 800-236-4266

Actively enjoy what the waterfront has to offer, or just admire the views

High on a hilltop overlooking glittering Camden Harbor, Penobscot Bay and its picture-perfect offshore islands, the Camden Harbour Inn has historically been a beacon to travelers seeking the finest in luxury accommodations. Besides offering comfortable, designer-created rooms and suites with water views and a Four Diamond restaurant featuring feasts from the sea, the inn has a variety of unique ways for you to appreciate its seaside location. Let the concierge book you a helicopter or plane flight over many of Maine’s 60 lighthouses or arrange for a tour of a boat yard where they build fine wooden vessels. Let the staff suggest which coastal villages offer the finest in shops, antiques and restaurants or relax aboard a schooner.

80 Beach Avenue Kennebunk Beach, ME, 04046 Phone: 207-967-4461 Toll-Free: 800-967-4461

Oceanfront - Directly on the Beach

Oceanfront Inn directly on quiet section of Kennebunk Beach. The only Kennebunk Inn directly on the Beach! Walk to Kennebunkport’s Famous Dock Square shops, boutiques and restaurants. Sea kayaking, lobster boat tours, whale watching, fabulous sunrises and sunsets from your room! Surfing, wake boarding and kayaking right out your door. Ocean view Hot Tub. Bicycles. The Seaside Inn is open year round and includes breakfast daily in the 1850 Boat House. Great values with our special Off-Season Packages in our Oceanfront Inn. View live beach cam on our web site. 9th Generation Family Innkeepers since 1667. Kennebunkport’s premier beachfront address. A memorable location and experience directly on the beach. Maine Environmental Leader award.

88 Grandview Avenue Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-4152 Toll-Free: 800-553-0289

Luxury and relaxation by Maine's rock-bound coast

The gracious waterfront lodging found at Spruce Point Inn in Boothbay Harbor is like nothing else in Maine. That's why we're such an ideal getaway or vacation spot for both couples and families. We offer accommodations of every size -- rooms in our quaint historic inn, cottages, townhouses, and modern lodge rooms. There's something for everyone. Each option offers a view of the ocean, the harbor, nearby woodlands, or our gardens. All our accommodations offer balconies or porches with rocking chairs or Adirondacks, luxurious bath amenities, bath robes, plush-top beds with triple sheeting, 40 inch flat screen TVs, complimentary wireless internet, bell service, refrigerators, Keurig coffee makers, Poland Spring water, upscale coastal cottage furnishings, historic photography and artwork by renowned local artists.

393 Mile Road Wells Beach, ME, 04090 Phone: 207-646-2831

Run on the beach and feel like a kid again

Lafayette’s Oceanfront Resort at Wells Beach is directly on Wells Beach, one of the largest sandy beaches in Maine. Walk from your room onto the sand to swim, stroll in the surf, look for shells, or just relax and enjoy the view. Many of our rooms have private balconies with panoramic views of the ocean. Our large indoor heated pool is great for year round swimming and includes a large deck and a hot tub with a waterfall. Wells Beach is in the heart of the southern Maine coast. There are many natural, historic and family attractions nearby, including golf, restaurants, museums, deep-sea fishing and whale watching. There are fifty antique shops in Wells, offering an exciting experience. It is time to come to Wells Beach to make memories that last a lifetime and to relax for a while. We are looking forward to welcoming you. We are open all year.

34 Ocean Avenue Scarborough, ME, 04074 Phone: 207-883-6684

Inn’s warm hospitality helps you chill out by the beach

Beautiful natural landscapes surround the Higgins Beach Inn, a few feet from unspoiled Higgins Beach and a short drive to sandy sites at three state parks: Crescent Beach, Ferry Beach and Two Lights. Water-centric activities include surfcasting, sailing, kayaking, swimming, shell-hunting – or just planting your umbrella and blanket and listening to the sound of the waves. The rooms at this quintessential Maine oceanfront hotel, with its tradition of unparalleled hospitality, offer guests spectacular sunrises or sunsets, some from charming bay windows. Seaside views are also part of the Shade restaurant, which boats a three-season porch and where fresh oysters on the half-shell and other locally sourced seafood dishes remind you you really are relaxing by the water.

55 West Street Bar Harbor, ME, 04605 Phone: 207-288-5033 Toll-Free: 800-328-5033

A place to stay on the ocean in downtown Bar Harbor

Located in lovely downtown Bar Harbor, ME, and just moments away from Acadia National Park, the Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina offers breathtaking views of Frenchman's Bay. With the finest guest accommodations and unsurpassed hospitality, Harborside is the perfect lodging destination for family vacations, romantic getaways, weddings, and business conferences. The hotel has 187 deluxe guest rooms and suites. Each room includes a semi private balcony, luxurious linens and your choice of king or two double beds. Our deluxe guest rooms have the added features of marble bathrooms, flat panel televisions and the finest amenities available. For the utmost in superior accommodations, The Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina offers deluxe studios, and one, two, and three bedroom suites.

23 Wharf Lane Ogunquit, ME, 03907 Phone: 207-646-3232

Stay where the Atlantic is your waterfront

Waterfront is a relative term but here your waterfront is not only the Ogunquit River but the expanse of the great Atlantic. A variety of superior lodgings are set amongst beautifully landscaped grounds and within the breezes, sounds and smells of the sea. Enjoy a hearty continental breakfast on the wraparound porch overlooking Ogunquit River Beach. Spacious rooms offer private baths, cable TV, DVD/VCR, free Wi-Fi and refrigerators. Two suites and eight units with efficiency kitchens can accommodate families, groups or extended stays. You can park yourself in a comfy lawn chair or take a swim in the heated pool. Ogunquit Beach is for walking along the Marginal Way while Perkins Cove, village shops, restaurants and movie theatres are just a short walk or trolley ride away.

87 West Grand Avenue Old Orchard Beach, ME, 04064 Phone: 207-934-4949

Lodging that brings you as close as you can get to Maine's best beach

Waves Oceanfront Resort is located on Old Orchard Beach, Maine, with wonderful ocean views. Our resort boasts 139 air-conditioned rooms each with private deck, telephones, color cable TV, kitchenettes with refrigerator, stove and sink. Many of our Oceanfront and Ocean view rooms have been completely renovated. All of our rooms are within 150 yards of the beach, making it a quick trip for your children to play in the sand on your next family vacation. Our four cottages are perfect for larger families or reunions, and we are only a short walk to the Pier, attractions, restaurants and shopping.

261 Point Sebago Road Casco, ME, 04015 Phone: 207-558-8000 Toll-Free: 800-655-1232

Lodging by the lake the ultimate Maine getaway

The sandy beach and clear waters of Lake Sebago are practically at the doorstep of guests at the Point Sebago resort, where 250,000 families have enjoyed vacations since 1970. From your park home, about 50 percent larger than a hotel room, complete with a kitchen, deck and outdoor campfire ring perfect for s’mores, you can experience all the charm of camping without having to camp! And, the lifeguard-protected beach is only a few minutes away. Or, if you want a multi-family experience, consider the luxurious seven-bedroom island lodge, surrounded by water on three sides. Either way, you can enjoy swimming, fishing (salmon, trout and bass), sunset cruises, kayaking or just plain relaxing– and dining – by the water.

50 West Street Bar Harbor, ME, 04609 Phone: 207-288-0825 Toll-Free: 877-905-4498

Bar Harbor's newest luxury boutique hotel on the prime corner of West and Main Street in Downtown Bar Harbor

In the quaint, seaside village of Bar Harbor, Maine overlooking the waterfront sits the all new West Street Hotel, on the corner of West and Main. The West Street Hotel is a deluxe boutique hotel with magnificent ocean and harbor views, featuring a rooftop pool offering panoramic views of Frenchman's Bay, the outer islands, and Acadia National Park. Paddy’s Irish Pub & Restaurant features signature dishes inspired by classic Irish-American cuisine, with imported wood from Ireland combined with authentic décor and design. Our guests are privileged with access to the historic Bar Harbor Club, Maine’s most scenic private club. Relax with family and friends at water’s edge, indulge in The Spa or fitness center, engage in a game of tennis, cool off in the oceanfront pool, or soak in the views from the oceanside hot tub at sunset. .

135 Beach Street Ogunquit, ME, 03907 Phone: 207-646-7024 Toll-Free: 800-822-7024

Coastal Maine Beauty Just Outside Your Door

Ogunquit’s well-loved, three-mile stretch or pristine beach is just a step from your room at the classic New England waterfront resort. The Norseman Resort’s facilities and service are firmly based on five decades of care for guests. When you leave your comfortable room, you have the choice of enjoying the outdoor heated swimming pool, tennis court, sauna, and exercise room. Guests in the Tidal Suites can luxuriate in a living room with a gas fireplace and wet bar, a large bathroom with oversized shower, a king bed facing the Ogunquit River, and a private deck overlooking the river. Other accommodations offer sleep sofas, queen beds and stunning views of the ocean and the famed Marginal Way, which beckons you for a walk with gorgeous views.

55 Sunrise Point Road Lincolnville, ME, 04849 Phone: 207-236-7716

Savor this sweet spot along Maine’s waterfront

This is as private, pampered and perfect an experience you may enjoy on the waterfront along the coast of Maine. Rooms and cottages feature private decks and ocean views, fireplaces, luxurious amenities and impeccable personal service. Enjoy a sumptuous gourmet breakfast served in the ocean view conservatory and dining room. Indulge in some afternoon refreshments, a cocktail or a glass of wine that are always available. Near Camden, you’ll find the scenic harbor, arts and culture, great shopping, exceptional food, shopping, and non-stop recreational activity much to your liking. Set on five seaside acres, the secluded waterfront hideaway offers the ocean, salt air and cool breezes enough to make this AAA four-diamond Inn a getaway to remember. And to return to.

123 Eden Street Bar Harbor, ME, 04609 Phone: 207-288-9723 Toll-Free: 800-234-6835

Oceanfront views from Bar Harbor make yours a dream vacation

The Bar Harbor Regency offers deluxe oceanfront accommodations featuring more than 278 luxurious rooms and penthouse suites many of which showcase spectacular views of the ocean and offshore islands. With three distinct dining areas and numerous on-site activities situated on our beautiful grounds, you will enjoy the accommodations of a first rate resort hotel with magnificent ocean views. Relax in our ocean side pool as you enjoy an afternoon sandwich and cocktail from our Tiki Bar. Practice your golf game on our perfectly groomed putting green. Enjoy a traditional Maine dinner at Stewman’s Lobster Pound. The Bar Harbor Regency will exceed your vacation expectations.

2 Sea Cliff Avenue Old Orchard Beach, ME, 04064 Phone: 207-934-4874 Toll-Free: 800-326-4589

Oceanfront lodging directly on the beach

The Sea Cliff House offers you a tranquil oceanfront vacation on one of the most beautiful stretches of beach you'll find anywhere. Here on the southern end of the beach, near Ocean Park, you can walk onto a quiet stretch of sand, or to the Pier, amusements, and fine dining and shopping in the downtown area. Our lodgings offer a choice of clean, comfortable apartments or motel units. This is a beautiful, quiet oceanfront location with a heated pool, great views and a friendly atmosphere. Your choices of accommodations include some with fully equipped kitchenettes as well as some with Jacuzzi rooms with ocean views.

On Birch Island in Attean Lake Jackman, ME, 04945 Phone: 207-668-3792

Graceful lodging in an unspoiled lakeside paradise

You’re surrounded by water and on the largest island in the lake. Attean Lodge waterfront activity includes sand beaches, miles of shore line to explore, hiking on the resort’s 20 miles of trails, birding, wildlife photography, and fishing for native brook trout, landlocked salmon and lake trout. There’s also whitewater rafting on the Kennebec River, golf, bountiful day trips, and paddling the peaceful Moose River to spot the resident population walking their natural habitat. Unspoiled natural resources and wildlife complement that charming and private 1-3 bedroom cottages that sleep up to eight and feature full bath, private porches, and wood burning fireplaces. Established in the late 1800’s, the founders’ heirs still run the place with impeccable service, fine food and comfortable accommodations. The atmosphere is waterfront scenic and relaxed.

591 Shore Road Cape Neddick, ME, 03902 Phone: 207-361-1000 Toll-Free: 855-210-6901

From this seaside perch, enjoy luxurious accommodations

The Atlantic is all around you at the Cliff House, where every luxurious room features a panoramic ocean or coastal view and even the spa is inspired by the sea. If having coffee on your private terrace or s’mores by a fire pit on an oceanview terrace isn’t enough sea for you, let the resort staff help you plan a kayaking, fishing, lobstering, surfing or paddleboarding adventure. Enjoy great beaches or, if you prefer your water tamer, an inside saltwater pool or outside heated infinity pool. On a landlubber day, stroll among the shops, galleries and museums of nearby Ogunquit, York and Wells. Come back for a seafood dinner at the signature Tiller restaurant or a lobster roll at Nubb’s Lobster Shack.

22 Commercial Street Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: Toll-Free: 800-628-6872

Savor the views at this scenic waterfront lodging

All around you is the waterfront. The views of the harbor and the famous Boothbay footbridge are spectacular here along the rocky coast of Maine. Savor them from any vantage - your room, the dining room and pub, or while enjoying the fresh air out on the deck. You’ll find 54 guest rooms -- including six two-room suites – with private balconies, free WiFi, cable TV, fitness room, and complimentary breakfast plus lunch or dinner in the dining room run by the 2014/2015 Maine Lobster Chef of the year. You’re within walking distance of great restaurants, quaint shops, and galleries, and a short drive to the Maine State Aquarium, the historic Boothbay Opera House, and the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

31 Atlantic Avenue Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-6302 Toll-Free: 1-800-533-6302

Watch boats sail past as you unwind on Maine's coast

When planning a trip to the Maine coast, you can't go wrong with the Boothbay Harbor Inn. We're located directly on the waterfront in beautiful Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Our restaurant and most of our rooms offer picturesque views of the harbor. You'll be able to watch boats sail by while you dine. In addition, most of our rooms have a balcony or patio that overlooks the water. With our convenient location you'll be able to stroll about the waterfront and explore the harbor's many shops and galleries. Just a short walk takes you across Boothbay Harbor's famous wooden footbridge. Each of our spacious rooms is equipped with a hair dryer, a Keurig coffee maker, a direct dial telephone, cable TV, a refrigerator and a microwave. Complimentary buffet breakfast is included. Relax on the lawn beside our waterfront fire pit, or chill out in our sitting room, where you can read a book, play cards or use our lobby computer.

159 Searsport Avenue Belfast, ME, 04915 Phone: 207-338-2090

View Penobscot Bay from every room

Fireside Inn Ocean’s Edge is in the heart of Maine’s Mid-coast and features a view of beautiful Penobscot Bay from every room. Many of Maine’s most picturesque coastal villages and harbors including Belfast, Camden, Castine, Boothbay Harbor and Bar Harbor are nearby. Beautiful Acadia National Park is just 55 miles away. At nearby Sear’s Island, one of the East Coast’s only unsettled islands and home to over 160 species of birds, you can enjoy the birds and the sea. You can also stroll our beach or explore the coast by sailboat or kayak.
Come back to the Inn to cap off your day with fresh Maine lobster in our Ocean’s Edge Restaurant serving seafood, steaks, and pasta. And save room for our chef’s delicious homemade desserts.

29 South Main Street Kennebunkport, ME, 04046 Phone: 207-967-3993 Toll-Free: 800-879-5779

Waterfront casual in scenic Kennebunkport

This newly furbished oceanside lodging is tucked away in its own cozy cove with every comfort and amenity for an enchanting waterfront getaway. Spacious guest rooms feature king or double queen beds, a refrigerator, microwave. DVD for in room entertainment, and a semi-private deck. Poolside, The Dory offers beverages, a light lunch & dinner menu and a laid back atmosphere. There’s a daily Happy Hour, live local music, plus ping pong, lawn games and retro ice cream bars for the kids. Enjoy complimentary beach chairs, beach towels, and parking permits for Kennebunk Beach. Hop on the seasonal KRC Dinner Trolley, rent kayaks & rowboats, and take a leisurely 15-min walk along Ocean Avenue to the center of fabulous Dock Square.

Coastal Route 1A -- 480 York Street York Harbor, ME, 03911 Phone: 207-363-5119 Toll-Free: 800-343-3869

Your Maine Oceanfront Inn

Our luxurious Historic Oceanfront Inn has been featured on the Travel Channel's, "Great Country Inns,” and features award-winning gourmet ocean-view dining plus the casual fireplace, Ship’s Cellar Pub. Many rooms have fireplaces, Jacuzzi spa tubs, decks and ocean vistas. The outdoor hot tub is open year round and we are just a walk to beach, convenient to golf, Kittery Outlet Shopping, whale watching, lobster boat tours, kayaking and area lighthouses. The perfect Maine Coast getaway is just over one hour north of Boston. We also offer conference facilities that enable you to get down-to-business in a relaxed atmosphere. We are open year round with special spring, fall and winter packages.

Mid-Coast Maine on Casco Bay Sebasco Estates, ME, 04565 Phone: 207-389-1161 Toll-Free: 877-389-1161

Enjoy rocking chairs and ocean views at Sebasco Harbor Resort

Looking for waterfront lodging in Maine? Sebasco Harbor Resort is the place. The Main Lodge features a large screened front porch with rocking chairs, where you can watch activities on the Village Green.  As evening approaches, move inside to our lobby, where you'll find a crackling fireplace, or head to our card room for a game of hearts. Guest rooms feature flat screen TVs, pillow-top mattresses, and full baths. In the Lighthouse, built in 1945, rooms feature spectacular ocean views. In our air-conditioned Harbor Village Suites, balconies and patios offer stunning water views and overlook our lush perennial gardens. Our Fairwinds Spa Suites offer fireplaces and views of Harbor Island into Casco Bay.  We also have more than 20 cottages, many with fireplaces or ocean-view decks.

806 Spencer Pond Road Beaver Cove, ME, 04617 Phone: 207-745-1599

Early Mist Rising Off the Pond Opens Your Day

Calling Spencer Pond Camps a waterfront lodging just begins to hint at the beauty and peacefulness of this remote, off-the-grid vacation spot on a serene mountain pond in the shadow of the Little Spencer Mountain. Absence of electricity removes the buzz and clamor of everyday life, leaving space for waterfront orchestration: the lapping of small waves against a canoe hull, the slap of jumping fish and osprey on the hunt, the otherworldly calls of loons at evening, the sizzle of breeze in the tall pines. The starlight is so bold it almost hums. Well-stocked cottages with cooking gear, woodstoves, and screened porches keep you sheltered. Bikes, kayaks, walking trails, curious woodland animals, and opportunities of fish and paddle keep you entertained in this pristine hideaway in the woods.

95 Ocean Avenue Kennebunkport, ME, 04046 Phone: 207-967-4050 Toll-Free: 800-552-5651

The sea offers its many gifts in a unique resort

The scenic coast of Maine and a famed New England village provide the backdrop for this idyllic waterfront lodging. There are breathtaking views of the sea from every room and suite bathed in casual elegance and modern comforts in two unique settings. The Carriage House features air conditioning, cable television, Wi-Fi Jacuzzi, four-poster beds, and gas-burning stoves. The Portside Lodge also offers living rooms, a private balcony or patio, refrigerator and coffee maker. Two restaurants and an intimate pub serve Maine’s unique flavors from the land and sea in their food and beverage preparations. Walk along Parson’s Way, shop at Dock Square or take part in waterfront yoga, guided kayak excursions, sailing, deep sea fishing and whale watching. Or just sit by the sea and let the ocean breeze and salt air do their work. Nonantum is open seasonally, mid-April to mid-December.

5 Jordan Shore Drive Poland, ME, 04274 Phone: 207-998-4976

Lakeside comforts and serenity

Tripp Lake is the setting for year-round comfort and activity in Maine’s Lake Region. This newly renovated B&B offers fresh air, lush gardens, and a majestic pine grove along the shorefront plus access to a private beach and dock and the use of canoes, kayaks and rowboat. Here is your home port for hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, sleigh rides, and fall foliage. Unique themed guestrooms, suites and a new luxury cabin showcase the best of Maine in decorative touches and amenities like a flat screen TV, free Wi-Fi, and a common kitchen area. The farm to table gourmet breakfast has sweet and savory entrees and an endless array of muffins, fruits, juices and coffee. Book a room and bring your pet.