Luxury lodgings, four star and five star hotels make a Maine vacation a joy

Maine’s rocky, picturesque coast is never more beautiful than when you gaze at it from the balcony of a resort, hotel, or other luxury lodging. People who operate luxury lodgings along the coast of Maine use the panoramic views to their best advantage, but they also know how to pile on the personal pleasures, for, say, a romantic getaway: marble bathrooms, rooftop or oceanfront pools, flat screen TVs, spa services, fine dining, and championship golf close at hand.

Luxury service brings back a bygone era of fine service in secluded comfort at the top of the world. Practical services include kids programs for families on vacation and suites or cottages for large group gatherings for a wedding, reunion or other happy occasion. All the lodgings shown here are four star hotels or five star hotels, judged by AAA or Forbes Travel Guide. These are awarded to a select number of lodgings and they guarantee that the services and amenities will be absolutely top quality.

Beach & Ocean Resorts in Maine
Cozy Guestroom - Portland Harbor Hotel - Portland, ME
Portland Harbor Hotel

468 Fore Street Portland, ME, 04101 Phone: 207-775-9090

Rooms with artful coastal themes, a creative restaurant, sterling service add up to an aura of luxury

Setting a new luxury standard for Portland hotels, the Portland Harbor Hotel features rooms and suites with sleek wood floors, high-end bedding and local artwork. Cozy coastal-themed decor, bathrooms with whirlpool or large soaking tubs, and fireplaces create a sanctuary for guests in this lively, engaging city. Rooms look out over the city or garden courtyard. Executive suites have floor-to-ceiling windows and double-sided fireplaces. Dine on delicious meals prepared with locally sourced ingredients in the Harbor Bistro + Terrace; enjoy a cocktail on the terrace or by the fire pit. Visit the shops, galleries and restaurants of the Old Port area, where you can also arrange for a foodie or history tour, lighthouse cruise or sail. Some rooms are pet friendly.
Sunset View from Ocean - Cliff House Maine - Cape Neddick, ME
Cliff House

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

Imagine starting and ending your day looking out over the ocean at this luxury retreat

Visitors seeking a serene escape by the sea started coming to the original Cliff House in 1872, and they are still coming to the resort on Bald Head Cliff, recently transformed into a coastal retreat even more luxurious and inviting. The newly designed guest rooms, suites and classic cottage are spacious, custom-designed in a graceful coastal style, with private terraces and stunning oceanfront views. The luxury spa and wellness center offer the ultimate in pampering; the 24-hour fitness center offers state-of-the-art equipment and classes. Dining is world-class, the gardens gorgeous and the two salt-water pools (one inside, one out) and hot tubs are delightful after a day spent biking, hiking, river kayaking, or, in the winter, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in scenic coastal Maine.