10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals On Peaks Island, Maine

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Peaks Island, located in the great state of Maine, is truly a place for relaxation. Situated in Casco Bay, the island is only accessible through boats and ferry services. Albeit only a sizable isle near Portland, which is just 3 mi (4.8 km) away, Peaks Island is a place that still has a lot to offer. For instance, the island hosts multiple renowned establishments that are unique to Maine. Historical establishments located on the island include Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, a notable exhibit highlighting the Fifth Maine Volunteer Regiment that partook in the American Civil War. You can also find The Umbrella Cover Museum here, an odd attraction that features retrieved umbrella covers from all parts of the world. If you’re looking for great accommodation here, then this article is for you. Read on to find out more about the best Airbnb vacation rentals on Peaks Island, Maine.

1. Pristine escapade with stunning views (from USD 753)

Entertain yourself and rejuvenate your soul in this pristine and spotless vacation residence. You can safely lodge with your loved ones in this estate while exploring the entirety of Peaks Island. This vacation spot’s elevation paired with the jaw-dropping panorama allows residents to truly feel one with the ocean. Lounge on the roof deck or porches to watch the horizon or relax in the indoor hot tub. The home comes installed with top-of-the-line amenities that are sure to make your stay worthwhile.

Peaks Islnd Seaside Cottage hot tub/decks/walkable
Peaks Island, Maine, United States
43 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 5 Beds 12 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house was comfortable for two fmilies ( 4 adults)
clean nice equipped and a great view from almost every room
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and very comfortable
Host:
and a great host
laura is a great host
laura was a great host and very informative
laura was a great host thoughtful and responsive
amazing location and host thank you laura for the wonderful hospitality
Location:
stunning location and great house
laura's location is absolutely perfect a short walk to the ferry beaches restaurants and shops
this was a great space and location
beautiful absolutely the best time spent in this place will stay in your heart forever
this house is really a lovely place to spend some time settling into the slowness of vacation life
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2. Vacation rental off the shoreline (from USD 275)

This rental home is beautifully located off the shores of Peaks Island. Residents staying at the property have unobstructed access to the clear and pristine waters of Casco Bay. Given the location, this home is recommended for tourists who want to feast upon the fantastic Portland sunset skyline. The home’s interiors also don’t disappoint. It has a kitchen equipped with cooking basics and two large living rooms. Spacious and comfortably designed, residents staying here are sure to have the time of their lives.

Water's Edge: Ocean front Maine island retreat!
Portland, Maine, United States
29 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the well stocked kitchen allowed us to enjoy the sunrise and sunset
gentle breezes are a constant and the water is literally visible from every room
great views very comfortable and clean space
lovely immaculate comfortable home; stunning setting and views; personable helpful and accommodating host
the house is comfortable managing a nice balance between spacious and cozy
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
the house itself was really clean and very nice
Host:
anne and her husband were exceptional hosts and we hope to visit again
anne is a gracious host ready to meet any needs and always ready with a suggestion or recommendation
host is fabulous and responsive and the house is adult and kid friendly
anne’s place is one of a kind
Location:
amazing waterfront location on peaks
the location couldn't possibly be any better
this was a trip of a lifetime at an amazing location with great host in a beautiful island
highly recommend and would definitely consider anne's place on a return trip
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3. Cottage in front of the ocean (from USD 595)

This property is a lovely cottage situated on the shoreline. It directly faces the deep blue Atlantic Ocean. The kitchen is complete with cutlery and utensils, so you won’t have any problem cooking and presenting your dishes here. The property is in a clean and pristine condition, evident from the tasteful interior decorations and furniture presentation. It has three bedrooms, a kitchen, and its very own private entrance.

BELLA VISTA - DIRECT OCEANFRONT at Elm Cove
Portland, Maine, United States
8 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great house gorgeous water views the space was comfortable for our family and is tastefully decorated
Cleanliness:
as for the house it was very clean and comfortable
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4. Island home with great living spaces (from USD 195)

This cottage is the perfect place to stay for families who want to visit and tour Peaks Island. With three bedrooms that are all fitted with cozy and plush beds, you can have a good night’s rest after traversing the entire island. With a compact living room layout, staying in this cottage will help you feel like a tight-knit group. It also comes with a back porch with a grill, perfect for those cookout parties.

Porches @ Peaks Island
Portland, Maine, United States
20 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the upstairs deck is a treat as is the outdoor shower
the cottage is quaint and comfortable
the queen bed in the bedroom was very comfortable
the upside is that room is huge - much larger than what you see in the photo
the outdoor shower is awesome sitting on the porches with morning coffee is the best
Host:
mark was a great host very prompt with responding
mark is a great host he's an excellent communicator and very attentive with responding to questions
mark was super prompt with his responses and provided a ton of detailed and helpful information
mark is a fantastic host and we look forward to coming back
Location:
great location quiet but accessible
great location for biking along the beautiful coastline
all of them great location looking forward to going back
great location easy enough for this 65+ person to walk to the shoreline and town center
we loved the original details of this quirky place and it's location was perfect for getting around
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5. Beautiful residence with an awesome view (from USD 495)

This cottage is a vacation rental that has a great view of Casco Bay. Since it is conveniently located near the island’s shorelines, residents of this cottage will have an unobstructed and panoramic sight of the waterways. Aside from that, residents staying here can also enjoy the property’s well-designed interiors. It comes with three bedrooms that can accommodate up to six guests. With high-quality furniture, well-maintained amenities, and plush linens, staying in this rental home is a vacation in itself.

"The Cottage" on Peaks Island
Portland, Maine, United States
49 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 7 Beds 6 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing view and cozy feel
it had a fantastic view and the rooms were all very clean
there's enough privacy that it doesn't feel crowded though so sleeping was just as comfortable
solid house awesome kitchen with everything we needed
Cleanliness:
loved the viking range for cooking large fridge and spotless clean interior
the house was clean well stocked and the check in process was simple
the cottage was great super clean and a wonderful location
Host:
christian was so quick to response and extremely helpful
christian is a wonderful host who responded quickly to our inquiry and all of our questions
the people working and living on the island were also very kind people
christian was very responsive and kind - an excellent host
the host christian was really responsive
Location:
christian’s place is very boutique and chic
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6. Quaint and sweet island residence (from USD 150)

This humble abode is just a short 12-minute walk away from the ferry terminal, so access isn’t an issue for this property. While the home is designed to be half of a duplex, with the owner occupying the other half, it still provides its guests with spacious living areas. It is built like a separate residence and you are guaranteed to have your own privacy. The rental’s interiors come furnished with high-standard fittings and fixtures. For instance, the room is installed with a bookshelf, a soft couch, and expansive space, a testament to how conducive the property’s living spaces are.

Quiet Island Getaway, Weekly Rental
Peaks Island, Maine, United States
9 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the place was clean and comfortable with plenty of dishware
Host:
eleanor was a wonderful host and made us feel at home
eleanor was a lovely host welcoming us to a clean well equipped house
eleanor took interest in our daughter and her writing and was very kind and encouraging to her
Location:
we enjoyed lounging in the garden picking and eating fresh raspberries and daily island walks and bike rides
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7. Spacious residence with great amenities (from USD 196)

This joint is the perfect place to rent for friends who want to visit the island. Capable of hosting more than six people, the property is spacious and expansive. It has three bedrooms installed with high-quality beds with soft pillows, plush beddings, and cozy linens. Moreover, the cottage’s kitchen is furnished with a fully capable gas range, complete cutlery, and pristine countertops. Lastly, guests can conduct enjoyable activities in the spacious living room such as watching movies on the flat-screen TV.

Hope Cottage on Peaks, secluded & quiet, sleeps 6+
Portland, Maine, United States
97 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 7 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is just amazing with plenty of room and sleeping areas
the cottage is very cozy and comfortable
hope cottage was cozy quiet and comfortable
what a cozy comfortable cottage
we had 6 guests and we all felt comfortable in the space
Cleanliness:
it was easy to get in clean and comfortable
so very clean with a very well stocked kitchen
the house was so charming and very clean could not recommend this house more
Host:
host was easy to work with
host was extremely helpful and responsive with any questions we had
andrew is a perfect host - very responsive and knowledgeable about the island
friendly neighbors
he was very helpful
Location:
great location for peace and quite and close to water
nice location in the woods
nice location on the back side of island for peace and quiet
easy walk to a very nice rocky beach
this lovely cottage is located in a quiet location near the back of the island away from the crowds
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8. Exciting vacation home near the ferry station (from USD 300)

This home is located only 10 minutes away from both the island’s sandy and rocky beaches. Moreover, the house also comes with beach amenities that the guests can freely utilize such as sand toys, chairs, and life vests. With a comfortable layout, soft and plush beds, and expansive recreational spaces, staying in this vacation rental is a fun and worthwhile experience. For those who love to explore, the ferry station is just a short walk away.

Peaks Island - walk from ferry! Perfect weekend...
Peaks Island, Maine, United States
41 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 5 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the table and chairs were on a lovely patio surrounded by fruit trees
the space heater was helpful on one really cool morning
the cottage is airy and comfortable
it had a great kitchen with lots of counter space and gas stove
there is comfortable space for people to sit and talk on the ground floor
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and comfortable
everything is clean and the kitchen is completely modern
it's a great place for a small group clean and well kept
the house was spacious clean and had everything we needed for a weekend
spacious home with a great patio clean and stylish
Host:
amy is a great host
amy was very responsive when we had questions during our stay
amy was an extremely helpful host and was quickly responsive to messages
amy was an amazing host with very prompt communications clear instructions and helpful information
amy was a most gracious host and left us everything we needed
Location:
location is ideal being a short walk to ferry
nice house - good location
the location is great--a quick and pretty walk to town
overall really nice place and location
amy's house is in a great location to explore the island
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9. Chic home for eight with kitchen

This modern vacation rental is a great place to stay while visiting the island. It’s perfect for families as it comes with multiple rooms capable of comfortably housing eight individuals. Comfortable beds, clean linens, and soft pillows allow guests staying here to have a good night’s rest after exploring the surroundings. The beaches, the ferry, and shops are all near this home. However, it also comes with its own kitchen for those who want to prepare their own meals.

Beautiful getaway on Peaks Island!
Portland, Maine, United States
4 reviews
Entire house 6 Beds 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
bed was very comfy and the place was very clean
Host:
kathrin and michael were great hosts
Location:
really great location on the island - would recommend to anyone
great location close to town hadlock cove and sandy beach
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10. Peaceful home with ambiant surroundings

If you’re looking for a tranquil place where you can stay on Peaks Island, then this vacation home is for you. This humble villa is located in a peaceful neighborhood on the island, so you shouldn’t expect any disturbances from the surrounding area. This comfortable home captures the essence of placid and island living. Moreover, its interiors are well-constructed and accentuated by high-quality furniture. For instance, the house’s living room comes installed with cozy couches, classy coffee tables, and a soft floor rug.

The 1857 House: Ocean Views on Peaks Island
Portland, Maine, United States
3 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Host:
our hosts were a pleasure to deal with
gwen was a very accessible and responsive host
Location:
yet it was so close to portland and easy to enjoy this great city
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Revel in Peaks Island

These comfortable and entertaining accommodations allow tourists to have a fun and enjoyable visit to the island. With sandy beaches that you can ride, golf carts that you can rent to traverse the island, and prominent museums and galleries you can visit, this island is truly a marvelous place to relax.

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