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Recent Acadia reviews

  • Outstanding Stay

    "After a week here we are truly sad to be leaving this very well appointed home on the beach. Close to everything, including the lobster pounds. Beach a few steps from the back door, secluded area yet easy access to Acadia-2 minutes away, and downtown Bar Harbor. Mike the owner was very easy to work with and made sure our stay was memorable. I highly recommend this getaway, in fact, we are considering an additional stay next year. Great value. Lots of room for our family. We found everything we needed for a great vacation. Thanks Mike!"
    Guest: Liz W Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 10, 2014
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  • Very clean charming waterfront home that fit our family well. Pet Friendly too!

    "We loved all the room to spread out and the large yard for our dog to be able to run and get some exercise too! The house is very clean and well stocked. We found everything we needed. There are two bedrooms upstairs and one bath. Downstairs is another bath, mud room, laundry room, living room/dining and a den. The furniture is comfortable and everything makes you feel right at home in "Maine". The only reason this didn't get a perfect 5 star rating from us was because of the closeness to the slightly busy street and the noise you hear very early in the AM from the lobster boats/fisherman. This is of no fault of the house or owner - and may not bother many. But, for us as light sleepers we had a few rough spots in our sleep. The views from the dining room and deck are amazing - we had a couple gorgeous sunsets similar the picture posted above. We brought high end kayaks and felt ok about leaving them beside the garage. It was great to load the kayak right into the harbor at the edge of the lawn- very convenient. We kayaked once at Echo lake but, mostly just paddled throughout the harbor and explored a little island. There a few restaurants down the street in 'town' and if you cross the harbor you find Thurstons- this place proved to be WAY too busy for us as many were lined up outside - not a good choice if you have a child... Southwest harbor a quick 10 min drive away has many more restaurants. We brought our dog along and he loved laying on the deck - there was a handy hose near the deck which was useful to wash the dog after a swim or a walk along the shore. Do be prepared for bugs - we used bug spray almost every night and I brought a citronella candle which we used as well. The shore is tidal and you can walk out quite a distance - we walked the shore daily and found many "treasures". My son became addicted to finding "sea glass" - I had to explain that the broken fresh glass is just trash and to look for only the frosted kind... let's just say we had a lot of "extra" LOL - but, my one of favorite things to do since being a child and visiting my grandparents in Searsport... If you want to explore Acadia and the Down East - but don't want the hussle bussle of Bar Harbor then this would be a good option for you. We prefer quite nights and peaceful surroundings. Paul, the owner is very accommodating and very quick with any questions/concerns you may have. Thank you for sharing your vacation home with us!"
    Guest: pd Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 22, 2014
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  • The place to get away from it all!

    "Our family just completed a stay at this home. We were a bit nervous about the ferry ride to get here but found it to work out fine. It was well worth the trip. The views are second to none on the island and there is plenty of room to spread out with a large group. We went on this trip to see Acadia but found we preferred the quiet seclusion of the island to the crowds. Plenty to do and see here. Recommendations would be to have a car to keep on the island if you plan on going back and forth on the ferry and definitely go for a ride with Normie Burns on his lobster boat. It is just a magical place!"
    Guest: arfamily Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 9, 2014
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  • comfy and spacious

    "We are enjoying our stay in this comfortable cottage. The view is great. Bass Harbor is quiet and low key and still allows you easy access to Acadia National Park, good restaurants and shopping. We appreciated the opportunity to stay in this well maintained cottage with our well traveled little dog. Enjoyed all the conveniences provided, the private parking and the wonderful deck."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 28, 2014
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Deer Isle Area Travel Tips

Escape at Deer Isle Rentals

Off the mid-coast of Maine, you will find Deer Isle, a quaint little town in the Acadia region of the state. Any Acadia lodging can provide for the perfect family getaway. Though the town itself is small, Deer Isle rentals offer a lot to do and plenty of fun for everyone. Many people keep Deer Isle vacation homes as welcome retreats from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Deer Isle Rentals near Bar Harbor

As you search for Acadia lodging, you probably have come across the town of Bar Harbor. The small, quaint village boasts good old-fashioned family fun. It is a frequent stop for many cruise ships. When staying in Deer Isle rentals, make the escape to Bar Harbor and explore the lovely little town. A stop at the Bar Harbor Historical Society is a must as is a visit to the Abbe Museum and Village Green.

Watch the Whales from Deer Isle Vacation Homes

Staying in Deer Isle vacation homes does not mean that you are tied to the land! In fact, the area is known for its whale-watching so if you and the family have a love of the sea and the creatures within it, a whale watching tour may be right up your alley. There are several tour companies specializing in whale-watching, many of which are quite accessible from any Acadia lodging.

Do Not Miss the Mountains near Acadia Lodging

If you are planning on booking Deer Isle rentals, you probably have a love of the great outdoors. Most Deer Isle vacation homes are situated near great hiking trails and mountain views, so be sure to plan accordingly. You will not want to miss Cadillac Mountain, Dorr Mountain, or Champlain Mountain. Cadillac is the highest and most beautiful, drawing in visitors from all over the world. From the mountain, you can catch a spectacular view of the sea.

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