Discover a selection of 286 vacation rentals in Castine, ME that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and air conditioning. Prices start at $185 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Castine. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Travel to adventurous Castine

The beaches and forests create a pretty picture of Castine. Well known for its golfing, hiking and university setting, this walkable city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Castine

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Castine a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blue Hill Books (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Blue Hill Co-op Community Market (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Windsor Chairmakers (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Cellardoor Winery (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Castline Golf Club (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Dyce Head Foot Path (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Castine

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Castine is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Acadia National Park (26.2 mi / 42.2 km)
  • Fort Madison State Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Belfast City Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Fort Knox State Park (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Barred Island Preserve (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Camden Hills State Park (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Castine

Fly into Rockland, ME (RKD-Knox County Regional), the closest airport, located 26.9 mi (43.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Bangor Intl. Airport (BGR), which is 29 mi (46.7 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Castine?

Whether you're in search of an intimate escape for you and your sweetie or somewhere roomy to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Castine. Here are a couple to start you off:

  • Around 25 miles from the center of Castine, it's hard to beat "The Birches At Acadia Retreat". It has 2 bedrooms and a range of conveniences like a nearby beach and a nearby marina.
  • Another excellent choice is "Rocko's Cottage Nestled In The Heart Of Downtown Bar Harbor", which is around 30 miles from Castine. Offering 2 bedrooms, air conditioning and a dining table, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and happy.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Castine vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Castine?

You need only take a peek inside Vrbo's tiny house vacation rentals in Castine to discover that amazing things really do come in little packages. Ingeniously designed to make use of every square inch of space, these fun-sized digs promise a big vacation experience:

  • Take a couple of days off to experience a simpler way of life at "Beehive Tiny House At Acadia Yurts". Located in Southwest Harbor, towels and a garden are just two of the amenities offered here.
  • "Cabin - Deck House - Private Dockside Tiny House In Sw Harbor" in Sveti Filip i Jakov is another good option. Air conditioning and a fridge will help make your getaway even more comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Castine?

From time to time, you just need to get away from the busyness of the modern world. That's where Vrbo comes in. We've got a great selection of log cabins in and around Castine where you can unwind in nature. These are just for starters:

  • "Cozy Log Cabin On Beautiful Phillips Lake Near Bar Harbor And Camden" is a fabulous combination of outdoor fun and comfort. Take advantage of amenities here including an oven and off-street parking options.
  • Bring a few pals with you or get comfy with your honey at "Bar Harbor Oceanfront Log Cabin 10 Min To Acadia National Park". A barbecue grill and free WiFi are some of the many conveniences included at this getaway.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Castine?

We all need to slow down and take a break occasionally. If you're itching to spend a couple of lazy mornings in a cushy bed hugging a coffee, there's no shortage of awesome weekend getaways in and around Castine. Here are two of our favorites:

  • "Walk To Acadia's Trails, Ocean From This Quiet" is around 25 miles east of Castine and the perfect place to recharge your batteries. You'll like the convenient amenities here, including a fridge and a nearby marina.
  • Or, throw a spare set of clothes into an overnight bag and head for "Quiet/clean/well Furnished Village Cottage With Acadia All Around You". This great getaway is about 30 miles east of Castine and features heating and a washing machine.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Castine?

Studio apartments may be small, but they pack a big punch when it comes to location and convenience. Plonk your bags down at one of these cozy studio apartments in and around Castine:

  • Enjoy some time out on your own or take a travel buddy along to "Walk To Acadia's Trails, Ocean From This Quiet". You'll have loads of amenities at your fingertips, including towels and a hair dryer.
  • Alternatively, use "Luxury Apartment In The Heart Of Blue Hill Village" as a base to tick off the attractions around you. This cozy home away from home offers a TV, a nearby marina and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Castine?

From simple apartments to sprawling vacation homes, Vrbo has your mini break sorted. Here are two of our favorite stays in and around Castine:

  • Within close reach of central Castine, "Charming In - Town Bar Harbor Home" rolls out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not relaxing in your comfortable digs, get out and discover all the fun stuff around you.
  • Alternatively, spend a couple of nights at "Beautiful, Comfortable Home With Exceptional In". This centrally located property makes it easy to explore the area's sights.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Castine?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend together. If you want to spend a couple of relaxing nights away with your sweetie, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Castine that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Put on some relaxing music and kick back together at "The Birches At Acadia Retreat". Around 25 miles from Castine, this property has all you need for a romantic weekend getaway, including winery tours and a nearby marina.
  • Otherwise, spend your mini break enjoying each other's company at "Rocko's Cottage Nestled In The Heart Of Downtown Bar Harbor", around 30 miles from Castine. Beauty services and a fireplace will help set the mood.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Castine?

Nothing says fun times like a pool does. Pump up your flamingo floatie and check out these houses in or near Castine that come with this added perk:

  • Treat the gang to an unforgettable break at "Super - Private Dream House With Sunset Views". There's a lot to love about this getaway besides its pool, such as a living room and a fridge.
  • Spend leisurely days splashing around or catching a few peaceful moments by the water at "Harbor House' C. 1824. Waterfront Village Home On Blue Hill Bay. Max". This property is another top choice and features a balcony, a dining table and more.

Castine has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 55 ºF and 75 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summer to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Castine vacation rental and organize your getaway for any time of year.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Castine?

A family get-together should be a memorable one. Whether you're organizing a getaway with the kids or a party with relatives, Vrbo's large family vacation rentals in or near Castine offer a home away from home with enough space for everyone:

  • Get your nearest and dearest under the same roof at "Sunny, Cheerful, Tranquil Cottage Near Acadia", which has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 guests. This retreat is located 20 miles to the east of Castine and features amenities such as a video library and a microwave oven.
  • "Luxury Lakefront - Near Acadia And Bar Harbor" also has the space you need to connect with loved ones. This property is around 12 miles to the northeast of Castine, and accommodates 10 guests in its 4 bedrooms. Books and cable/satellite TV services will help keep everyone comfortable and happy.

When you're ready to step outside your front door, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to keep everyone entertained. Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, Wild Acadia Fun Park and Thuya Garden should be on your agenda.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Castine?

Get away from it all and treat the ones you love to a different type of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near Castine and get the camping experience — but with all the creature comforts!

  • "Cabin In The Woods Across From Lake And Beech Mountain" - This sought-after retreat offers a barbecue grill and outdoor furniture and is around 25 miles to the east of the center of Castine.
  • "Cozy Oceanfront Cabin; 2 Kayaks" - Gather up the troops and spend a few days at this inviting stay, which is around 2 miles to the east of Castine. You'll have access to a living room, a fridge and a whole lot more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Castine vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.