Greater Portland & Casco Bay have spectacularly beautiful beaches

Willard Beach near Portland
Willard Beach

end of Willard Street South Portland, ME, 04106 Phone:

Willard Beach is a small sand and pebble beach off the end of Willard Street in a quiet resildentail neighborhood. It is on Simonton Cove, just southward of the campus of Southern Maine Community College. Enjoy views of Cushing Island and Ram Island Light in Casco Bay.
The beach has easy access to Spring Point Shoreway Trail, which leads to Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse at the entrance to Portland Harbor.
Facilities:The bathhouse is open in summer, and has restrooms, a snack bar and showers. There is parking on nearby Willow Street. Dogs are allowed in summer, but only before 9 a.m. and after 7 p.m.
Crescent Beach State Park - Cape Elizabeth, ME - Photo Credit ME Bureau of Parks and Lands
Crescent Beach State Park

109 Bowery Beach Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME, 04107 Phone: 207-799-5871

Mild surf and tepid waters create an ideal swimming and boating environment at Crescent Beach, and on the sandy shore you’ll find a scenic coastal vista.
Hours: Open Daily 9am - Sunset unless posted otherwise. A fee is charged to enter the park.