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Recent Mount Desert Island reviews
July 2015 vacation
"Another great visit! The views are magnificent looking up at Acadia National Park across the water. The house is directly on the ocean with a dock. It was very roomy for a us with a large living room and wood stove. The town of Southwest harbor has a variety of stores and some excellent restaurants about 5 minutes away by car. Red Sky is a fantastic restaurant in the town - I'd really recommend that for the top night. There are numerous hiking trails in the area we used as well. We went to both Northeast Harbor and Bar Harbor - both an easy drive with great views on the way. The ocean here is unbelievably clear! Even had a harbor seal from the dock at night. A great vacation!"
Guest: DanDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 11, 2015
"We arrived on Sunday evening and could not have been more excited about our drive to Bass Harbor. Our vacation rental was located in a large historic home owned by Barb and Bill Evans. The house was constructed in the mid 1800's. The home is been sectioned off converting the back half into its own private living quarters. This charming rental has a very large kitchen, two bedrooms, two baths, living and laundry room. The rental is complete with wifi and cable tv. The best asset of the home are the owners Barb and Bill Evans. Barb and Bill have been living at their summer home for the past 27 years. They have a wealth of knowledge about the local establishments and historic parts of Mt. Desert Island and Acadia. Fresh lobsters can be purchased across the street, and if you need help, Bill graciously volunteers his time to show you how to prepare them. Bass Harbor is a beautiful, picturesque harbor town. As you look out across the bay you see what you have always imagined....lobster boats, lobster buoys, sailboats, and boat docks. The village homes are complimented by landscaping arrangements full of a vast variety of delightful wild flowers. Across the harbor you can see the town of Bernard nestled on a hill displaying it's own small town charm. The best thing about Bass Harbor is that it is removed from all of the hustle and bustle found in the other harbor town communities on Mt. Desert Island. It is so much more relaxing than having to deal with the traffic and commercialism found in the nearby towns. After you have had a day out touring Acadia National Park, Bass Harbor, Southwest Harbor and Northeast Harbor you can come back to Barb and Bill Evan's rental for a relaxing evening, take a walk around the bay, or eat at the Seafood Katch. I would not stay anywhere else....hoping to return for another great vacation!"
Guest: Kelly P.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 19, 2015
"This small suite is perfect for one or two people. The king bed allows for a wonderful night of rest and the fully updated, equipped kitchen is perfect for making meals at 'home.' There is a nice little deck off of the bedroom, allowing for a little place to sit and relax. The suite is extremely clean with no details missed. Additionally, the location is perfect for exploring any part of the island."
Guest: The Adventure TravelersDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 11, 2015
"The cottage is perfect for a single person or a couple, is fully equipped, clean and comfortable. Great views of the ocean and Duck Island and Little Duck Island. Quiet, except for the sound of the ocean, birds, and the occasional lobster boat. Good restaurants within a very short drive; Red Sky was particularly excellent. The owners are very attentive, responsive and pleasant. Special place."
Guest: Jay G.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 14, 2015