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The beachside setting of Wells Beach is ready to explore

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Wells Beach. Renowned for its surfing, seafood restaurants and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Wells Beach

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Wells Beach a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Old Marsh Country Club (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Merriland Farms Golf Course (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Webhannet Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Cape Neddick Country Club (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Cape Arundel Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Center for Wildlife (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Wells Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 81°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wells Beach

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Wells Beach is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Moody Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Ogunquit Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Footbridge Beach (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Marginal Way (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Wells Beach

The nearest airport is in Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Portsmouth, NH (PSM-Portsmouth Intl.), which is 19.7 mi (31.8 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Wells Beach?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 867 house rentals around Wells Beach. From 430 Houses to 208 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Wells Beach is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Wells Beach?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Wells Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Old Orchard Beach: 858 vacation rentals
  • Ogunquit: 1,285 vacation rentals
  • Cape Neddick: 785 vacation rentals
  • Kennebunk: 1,456 vacation rentals
  • Kennebunkport: 1,592 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Wells Beach! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Wells Beach?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Wells Beach:

  • Old Orchard Beach: 858 rentals
  • Ogunquit: 1,285 rentals
  • Kennebunk: 1,456 rentals
  • Kennebunkport: 1,592 rentals
  • Saco: 928 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Wells Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Wells Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Fortunes Rock Beach: 1,879 vacation homes
  • Higgins Beach: 1,380 vacation homes
  • Perkins Cove: 590 vacation homes
  • Long Sands Beach: 440 vacation homes
  • Wallis Sands State Beach: 1,229 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Wells Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.