Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Southwest Harbor 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 kitchens. Prices start at $79 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Southwest Harbor. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Southwest Harbor

The mountains, island views and desert display a scene truly unique to Southwest Harbor. This romantic city is known for its seafood restaurants, boating and bars. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Southwest Harbor

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Southwest Harbor a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Northeast Harbor Golf Club (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Kebo Valley Golf Club (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Bar Harbor Whale Watching (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Kisma Preserve (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Wild Acadia Fun Park (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Southwest Harbor

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Southwest Harbor is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Acadia National Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Asticou Azalea Garden (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Thuya Garden (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Ship Harbor Nature Trailhead (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Mount Desert Island (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Bracy Cove (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Southwest Harbor

Fly into Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), the closest airport, located 11.3 mi (18.1 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Southwest Harbor?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 851 vacation rentals around Southwest Harbor. From 458 house rentals to 242 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Southwest Harbor?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Southwest Harbor:

  • Seawall: 40 vacation rentals
  • Bernard: 105 vacation rentals
  • Bass Harbor: 277 vacation rentals
  • Prospect Harbor: 31 vacation rentals
  • Hancock Point: 30 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Southwest Harbor?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Southwest Harbor. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop: 1,229 vacation rentals
  • Ship Harbor Nature Trailhead: 1,143 vacation rentals
  • Wendell Gilley Museum: 1,236 vacation rentals
  • Beech Cliff Loop: 1,230 vacation rentals
  • Bar Harbor: 1,222 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Southwest Harbor listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Southwest Harbor?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 458 Houses in Southwest Harbor. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Southwest Harbor include:

  • Cabins: 242 rentals available
  • Cottages: 242 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 242 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Southwest Harbor?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 33 vacation rentals with pool available in Southwest Harbor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.