Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Higgins Beach, Scarborough 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 swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $113 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Higgins Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Book a vacation rental for your Higgins Beach getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Higgins Beach with a stay in a private vacation home. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Higgins Beach

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Higgins Beach a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sable Oaks Golf Course (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Dunegrass Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Aquaboggan Water Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Casco Bay Lines Ferry Terminal (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Funtown Splashtown USA (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Nonesuch River Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Higgins Beach

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Higgins Beach is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Higgins Beach (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Prouts Neck (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Pine Point Beach (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Old Orchard Beach (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Willard Beach (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Eastern Promenade (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Higgins Beach

Fly into Portland Intl. Jetport Airport (PWM), the closest airport, located 6.2 mi (9.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), which is 24.5 mi (39.4 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Higgins Beach?

Whether you're looking for an intimate retreat for you and your honey or somewhere roomy to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Higgins Beach. Here are a couple to get you started:

  • "The Nook At Higgins Beach" is a popular choice. Around 1 mile from Higgins Beach, it has 1 bedroom and plenty of handy amenities, including off-street parking options and heating.
  • Another top choice is "Cottage 75 Yards From Higgins Beach", which is around 1 mile from Higgins Beach. Offering 2 bedrooms, a free nearby fitness center and a nearby laundromat, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

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

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

If you're longing to get away from it all for a couple of nights, you'll find lots of terrific weekend getaways in and around Higgins Beach. Take a well-deserved break at one of these top options:

  • Around 1 mile to the south of Higgins Beach, "Ocean Front Estate. 15 Min To Portland. Next To Higgins Beach" has all you need for a relaxing weekend escape, including a games room and air conditioning. When it's time to head out and explore, there are plenty of outdoor attractions to discover like Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine and Thomas Point Beach.
  • Also look into "Panoramic Views, Chef's Kitchen And Less Than 2 Miles To Higgins Beach", which is around 1 mile northeast of Higgins Beach. After a day exploring nearby natural attractions like Goose Rocks Beach and Ferry Beach, relax in your rental and make the most of a water view, a nearby beach and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Higgins Beach?

Studio apartments may be on the smaller side, but they pack a punch when it comes to location and convenience. Put your bags down at one of these popular studio apartments in or near Higgins Beach:

  • One of our top picks is "The Nook At Higgins Beach". Lock in a few nights or more at this popular stay and you'll have access to off-street parking options and a microwave oven.
  • Or, use "Sea - Clusion By The Sea Cozy Cottage Within Step Of The Beach" as a base to discover the top attractions around you. This home away from home offers heating, a microwave oven and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Higgins Beach?

Short-term rentals abound in and around Higgins Beach. Chill out for a few days in a condo, a resort-style apartment or a home that'll fit the family. No matter what type of vacation rental you're looking for, you'll have plenty to select from with Vrbo. Here are a few top picks:

  • Nice and close to the center of Higgins Beach, "Classic Maine Family Home" is a terrific base for a quick break. While you're about, don't miss awesome attractions like Scarborough Beach State Park and Scarborough Downs.
  • Wake up, make some breakfast and then plan what to explore around "Tide Mill Cottage - Luxury Home On Nonesuch River". Len Libby Chocolates and Cliff Walk are must-do's if you stay at this quality vacation rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Higgins Beach?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend rendezvous. If you're eager to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your sweetheart, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Higgins Beach that will get your heart racing:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a couple of passionate nights at "The Nook At Higgins Beach". Located around 1 mile from Higgins Beach, this property comes with plenty of nice touches, like a nearby marina and outdoor furniture.
  • Another option where you can enjoy a few relaxing days together is "Cottage 75 Yards From Higgins Beach". Around 1 mile from Higgins Beach, beauty services and a nearby bay add to the atmosphere here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Higgins Beach?

Share your stay and multiply the fun. Whether you're planning an adventurous getaway with friends or a big family get-together, you'll have your pick of large group vacation rentals in and around Higgins Beach:

  • Providing privacy, space and comfort, you'll get everyone's nod of approval at "Spacious Ocean View Getaway, 3 Min Walk To Beach With Large Fenced In Yard". Up to 14 people can be accommodated at this escape which has 5 bedrooms, a firepit and a water view. This group favorite is around 3 miles to the southwest of Higgins Beach.
  • Invite as many as 16 of your dearest friends to "Pine Point Beach House" and fill its spaces with love and laughter. This option has 7 bedrooms and is around 3 miles to the southwest of Higgins Beach. It's packed with features to keep your group occupied, such as a water park and a kitchen.

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

A pool is often a highlight of any good vacation. Enjoy hours of entertainment splashing around or simply kicking back by the water at one of these refreshing getaways in or near Higgins Beach:

  • Every day can be a pool day at "Holiday House Kollnburg For 1 - 15 Persons With 6 Bedrooms". Coffee and tea making facilities and a separate dining area are some of the other amenities that help make this place a favorite.
  • Another inviting option is "Pine Point Beach House". There's lots to love about this retreat besides its pool, such as coffee and tea making facilities and a garden.

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

Cousin Aamir, Great-Aunt Jean ... You can put them on your invitation list when you choose a large family vacation rental in or near Higgins Beach. Get everyone you adore together at one of these spacious escapes:

  • About 1 mile to the south of Higgins Beach, "Ocean Front Estate. 15 Min To Portland. Next To Higgins Beach" has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 8 guests. Top amenities here include a kitchenette and a pool table.
  • "Panoramic Views, Chef's Kitchen And Less Than 2 Miles To Higgins Beach", around 1 mile to the northeast of central Higgins Beach, is also ideal for spending time with the family. As many as 9 of your loved ones can fit into this rental which features 4 bedrooms, a garden, free toiletries and more.

If you're eager to visit some family-friendly attractions in the area, Len Libby Chocolates promises a fun day out for all.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Higgins Beach?

Absolutely. You'll find a fabulous range of one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Higgins Beach. If you only require a small space, one of these popular properties is sure to tick all your boxes:

  • Book "The Nook At Higgins Beach" for a few nights. This one-bedroom vacation property offers guests a garden and a kitchen and is nice and close to the center.
  • Or perhaps "Clearwater By The Sea" matches your style better. Another central one-bedroom option, this place comes with a water view, a kitchen and much more.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Higgins Beach?

You sure can! From funky apartments to comfortable cabins, Vrbo has a range of rentals. Small groups or families will appreciate these two-bedroom properties in or near Higgins Beach:

  • Leading our list is "Higgins Beach, 1 Block From The Sand". This two-bedroom delight provides handy amenities like a water park and a garden. Explore Higgins Beach's excellent attractions from this base.
  • "Tide Mill Cottage - Luxury Home On Nonesuch River" is another popular two-bedroom property in the Higgins Beach area. It comes packed with useful amenities like a nearby river and a kitchen.