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Recent Portland & Casco Bay reviews

  • This is the place to stay !!!

    "This is the place to stay!! South Portland and the Willard Beach neighborhood in particular is quite a unique area with Scoops Ice Cream, a bagel shop, and several locally owned very good restaurants within walking distance (or very short driving distance). This cottage is clean and is beautifully situated on the property of the owner allowing views of the bay and Willard Beach and the islands of Casco Bay. I am so happy I found this cottage. I had a fabulous week there, exploring all up and down the Maine coast (from Kennebunkport to Camden), island hopping off the coast of Portland, discovering lighthouses along the way, visiting interesting towns, and enjoying scenic drives (especially Routes 1 and 88 going north from Portland to Camden, then south through Cape Elizabeth to Old Orchard Beach and Kennebunkport) ~ stay off the toll highway...take the scenic routes -- lots to do and see in the whole area and this beach cottage at Willard Beach is great to have as a home port during your stay. The owner provides you with a list of interesting things to do and good places to eat. There is plenty to see and do in a week's time and still have time to kick back and relax, walking on the beach, or just enjoying watching the boats in the bay from the front porch of the cottage. The cottage is very convenient to Portland without having to be right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Portland all the time (Portland is very touristy and can get pretty crowded with traffic along the wharf, but it doesn't take long to figure out how to get around and where to park when there are things you want to do there - like riding the Casco Bay Ferry to do some sight seeing and island hopping or taking a Windjammer sailing cruise). Be sure you have your camera ... there are lots of photo opportunities waiting to be taken !!"
    Guest: David Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 1, 2014
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  • Paradise!

    "This home is a little piece of paradise! Tastefully decorated, very clean and comfortable with plenty of room but what really made it standout was the views from all sides of the house, which is perched on a peninsula. Water, water everywhere from every window! The location is great - easy access to Brunswick's great shops, restaurants and galleries and pretty close to the Freeport outlets and other interesting Maine coast towns. The house itself has great flow for both relaxing and entertaining. On a chilly night, we sat around the cozy fireplace. There's also a screened porch where we had cocktails and dinner while gazing at the sunset. And there's even a dock for boating and swimming! The owner has thought of everything: fluffy towels, luxurious bed linens, a fully equipped kitchen -- all which helped make our stay extremely enjoyable. Would love to return this summer!"
    Guest: DZ Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: March 15, 2015
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  • This was our first time in Maine

    "The Ocean House is right on the water with great views. It is on an a very quite road with a lot nature in the area. The kids loved the open space around the house and going to the tide pools at low tide. We enjoyed the fire place each night and the fire pit by the water. The wrap around porch was great. The location was convenient to a lot of places to see in that area of Maine, 20 to 30 minutes to a lot of sights. Thank you Doug!"
    Guest: John C. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 21, 2014
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  • Very comfortable and welcoming

    "We rented this lovely home for my daughter's graduation. There were 8 of us total and everyone was quite comfortable even in the kitchen. The homeowner was extremely helpful and information not only regarding her home, but the surrounding area. This charming home was bright, cheerful and private. Each morning, the natural sun light filled this space. The only thing it was lacking for me was to be on the water, but it's location was private and scenic. The surrounding areas in Cape Elizabeth were breath taking and a pleasure to explore. I would recommend this home"
    Guest: Sheila H. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 9, 2014
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Portland & Casco Bay Travel Tips

Portland Vacation Rentals for a Year-Round Tourist Destination

As a year-round tourist location, it’s hard to beat Portland and Casco Bay in Maine. Portland vacation rentals are ideally placed for this culturally and historically rich area. Day and night, the bustling Portland harbor is buzzing with activity, with tourist boats coming and going, fishermen at work and restaurants filled with people. Choose a Casco Bay lodging choice near the harbor to be in the middle of the action. You will find a Maine lodging choice to suit any family or group of friends looking for a vacation in this scenic area.

Portland Vacation Rentals in the Largest of Maine’s Cities

Portland is the largest of Maine’s cities and it is the hub of its renowned art community. Thus, Portland vacation rentals are in one of the most sought-after locations in the region. Dating from the 1800s, the Old Port is now a high-class shopping area with a wide variety of restaurants around your Casco Bay lodging choice. The city takes its heritage seriously and buildings around your Maine lodging choice are maintained to an exceptionally high standard.

Casco Bay Lodging for Ferries and Hot Air Balloons

A benefit to Portland vacation rentals is their proximity to the ferries to Nova Scotia. It’s worth jumping a ferry to head off to Casco Bay’s Calendar Islands for a great day out. The adventurous traveler in a Casco Bay lodging choice might prefer to undertake a slightly more unusual mode of travel and opt for a hot air balloon trip as a novel way to see the region. Staying in Maine lodging, you will wonder how many times you will have to return before you’ve seen it all!

Maine Lodging For Culture for Kids

For the culturally minded, there are so many museums and so much history here that you will struggle to fit it all in within just one vacation. Portland vacation rentals cater for the culturally minded children too with their own museum. From Casco Bay lodging you will find an amazing variety of walks and excursions to be undertaken. While staying in a Maine lodging, there is also the chance to see the Portland Pirates play hockey or the Sea Dogs if baseball is your game.

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