10 Best HomeAway/Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Kennebunkport, Maine - Updated 2021

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Kennebunkport is a town on the coastal part of Maine, in York County. It is considered one of the best destinations for a beach vacation and for history buffs. The long and sandy beaches, scenic lighthouses, excellent restaurants, and shopping boutiques attract a big number of visitors all year round. The summer mansions of the adventurous ship captains of the past line the street. There are boat tours and fishing expeditions for those who want to unwind from the stressful demands of city life. Accommodation is never a problem in the area regardless of the time of the year. To help you find a place to stay, check this list of the best HomeAway vacation rentals in Kennebunkport, Maine.

1. Cozy house a short distance from the beaches (from USD 300)

Enjoy your vacation in this house, which is 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) away from the dock square and the beaches in Kennebunkport, in Maine. This accommodation has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and can host six guests. The rooms are air-conditioned and the living room, dining room, and kitchen have an open plan, making the area spacious and airy. Guests can use the wireless internet connection, washer, dryer, TV, satellite cable, and parking space. From the house, the restaurants, shops, beaches, and other major attractions are easily accessible.

Kennebunkport/Kennebunk-1 mile to Dock Square &beaches
Kennebunk, ME, US
21 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Please don't judge by the lack of wow for outside as once you open the door
The only negative was that bathroom supplies (shampoo/soap/toilet paper) were limited or non-existent
The beds were comfortable and the kitchen had everything we needed
My mother-in-law stayed on the main level bedroom with a great bathroom next to her and the 4 of us were very comfortable in the 2 bedrooms and bathroom upstairs
but it is a shame to have to buy cheap sheets for
Cleanliness:
The house was exactly as described well equipped and very clean
so don't be intimidated; it moves fast
The big windows were awesome
Host:
The owner was quick to respond and very friendly
Clean modern interior with great appliances and furnishings
Overall a great base for visiting coastal towns
so you're not fighting the ridiculous beach crowd all the way in
well laid out with plenty of space
Location:
We were actually able to walk just one mile to a great coffee shop and Kennebunkport just beyond
The location was great isolated and peaceful but close to town although not really close enough to walk
Very conveniently located to restaurants shops and the beach
The cabin is conveniently located to Kennebunkport in a quiet wooded area that was scenic and beautiful
The sound of birds each morning greets you
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2. Bright and cozy cottage for four (from USD 300)

Stay in this bright and cozy cottage while enjoying the beach in Kennebunkport, Maine. This accommodation has one bedroom and one bath and can host four persons. The rooms have air-conditioning, heating, TV, and a speedy wireless internet connection. You can relax on the porch while sipping your morning coffee and watching the joggers and bikers pass by. There are restaurants nearby but if you prefer to cook, you can buy groceries and use the kitchen. You can stroll to the dock or drive the short distance to the beach and take your family swimming, boating, or fishing.

Adorable Cottage Steps From Dock Square And Lower Village
72 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Also the couch furniture was not very comfortable
the bed is big and comfy 5
Comfortable cottage with great access to town
so TV should not be high on the list of things to do 4 internet
Roku TV heater/fans
Cleanliness:
Very clean and neat Basic and very simple; very much as pictured Bathroom was quite small and dark A bit overpriced
It was neat and clean as well as close to the town and shopping
I have rented quite a few places in different states & countries and this was definitely the cleanest and most comfortable place
Host:
They were super accommodating and responsive to all of our questions
spectacular Owner very kind and helpful
Great cabin Well done and well accommodated kitchen
They provided us with a complimentary bottle of Rose which was so nice
the Roku TV was a bit of a mystery in terms of what was and was not available so some instructions would be helpful for guests
Location:
The cottage is in a great location with beaches nearby and lots of stores and eateries within walking distance
it's about 2 miles from the Beach Street beach
Have stayed in several places
Kennebunk beach pass inclusion was a nice treat too
- there were many thoughtful touches throughout the property
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3. Cozy one-story home close to the beach (from USD 369)

This one-story home is a perfect place for family bondings. It has three bedrooms and one-and-a-half baths and is ideal for eight guests. The rooms are air-conditioned and there is a heater for the cold months. Other amenities include two TVs and a gas grill on the deck. You can walk for 6 minutes to Gooch Beach and 20 minutes to the shops, restaurants, and bars. Give your dog a break as this place is pet-friendly too.

Pet Friendly And Walk To Gooch's Beach and Dock Square!
41 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Having the family room is a real bonus for those who want to read or watch a different show on tv
We loved the huge dining room table and the large coffee table in the living room Great for eating and for playing board games
this is the place The house is larger than I had expected and even has a Dutch door between the kitchen and entry room that was very useful in separating the dogs during meals
There was plenty of room for everyone and our 3 legged pooch enjoyed that it was a ranch
The kitchen was clean and though the appliances were a little dated they still worked well
Cleanliness:
The ocean can be heard during high tide and the marsh across the road is full of bird life
House was great and owners are very accommodating
Host:
Great dog run outdoor shower deck and grill
He also enjoyed the dog run in the back
a great dog run off the deck
Shelly and Paul have been extremely accommodating to our needs and respond almost immediately when we 've needed to contact them
We all enjoyed our nightly walks to the beach watching the waves crash against the sea wall
Location:
It is a fantastic location with tops a 5 minute walk to Gooches beach
The house is in a great location for the beach and shops
whom of course absolutely looooove Gooches beach
The sound of the waves from the deck is lovely
Short walk to beach Dogs loved the beach Perfect place to stay Plenty of room and
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4. Vintage cottage for a great experience (from USD 496)

This vintage cottage was built in 1922 and except for the kitchen and the bathrooms, it retains its original condition. With six bedrooms and three bathrooms, it is a great place for families or group of friends seeking refuge from the summer heat. The cottage has a wireless internet connection, TV, washer, dryer, air conditioner, and heater. You will experience soaking in an old claw foot tub. Well-maintained by four generations, the kitchen and bathrooms have been updated for your comfort. You can prepare your meals if you prefer to eat at home. However, the restaurants, like the shops and the beaches, can be reached on foot.

Classic Beach Cottage - Short Walk to Kennebunk Beach
44 reviews  Wifi Available
House 12 Guests 6 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
laundry detergent and cooking supplies
so it is great for the children
a great lobster feed kitchen friendly and accessible
Everything you need is supplied by the owners
We had 7 adults 3 children and our 2 dogs with plenty of room
Cleanliness:
The house was very clean and spacious
The house was clean and ready when we arrived
The owners of the Bait Can have restored/decorated it with loving care--maintaining its classic 'cottage-bungalow'
so you still enjoy ocean views and breezes without the traffic and noise of being beachfront
The house is clean and comfortable and beds very comfortable
Host:
great home for a 3 generation reunion Owners responsive to our questions Everything clearly and cleanly laid out
The owner was very responsive to our questions and the home was surprisingly stocked with
Our three generations and dog love the Bait
The owner Margy Hall is very responsive and good to deal with
the generosity is appreciated and we always leave something for the next lucky folks
Location:
are possible within walking distance of Kennebunkport
The beach is steps away and there are many other adventures to explore Peak's Island
and it is located on a quiet street
The beach house was in a great location with the beach just a short block away
Kids are a little older now
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5. Lovely stay on the waters (from USD 285)

Stay in this waterfront cottage and step out into the water and have a swim, go canoeing or fishing on the pier or watch the fishermen bring their catch in. The house has one bedroom and one bath and can host four persons. It is equipped with a TV, fireplace, heater, and wireless internet connection. From your location, you can enjoy the panoramic view of the ocean, and the neighboring island. You can take a short drive to the Goose Rocks Beach and other beaches in Kennebunkport as well as to the center of Kennebunkport.

Kennebunkport Waterfront Cottage - Ocean View
55 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
dishes provided You do
It was just the right size for us
The drive in to town and Ogunquit is short and easy
We were amazed at how the inlet totally drained out leaving surrounding boats in sand and when the tide came in it came in with a fury
Lovely cottage right on the water
Host:
The owner is helpful responsive and kind
We love this cottage Great views and friendly owners
Unfortunately we did not meet the owner in person but did text a couple of times to let her know how much we were enjoying our stay
we decided to give Maine some love
We hope to visit again in warmer weather and utilize our kayaks
Location:
We enjoyed every minute of our stay
For the second summer in a row we spent a week in lovely Cape Porpoise at the Cottage on Paddy Creek
It's a lovely peaceful cottage on the water at the end of a private road
When the tide was IN we never left the place -my
So glad we didn't because if you plan to paddle you really need to plan around the tides
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6. Historic mansion by the river (from USD 1792)

This renovated captain’s mansion on the Kennebunk River has ten bedrooms and four bathrooms and can host eighteen guests. It is ideal for a family or company gatherings such as family reunions, anniversaries, and even weddings. The antique furnishings and the blue granite tops that come from South Africa showcase the grandeur of this property. Now equipped with a speedy wireless internet connection, heater, fireplace, TV, and a full kitchen, guests can enjoy five-star accommodation. If you are not up to cooking, there are award-winning restaurants nearby that will surely offer delight to your palate. From the porch, you can watch the river traffic while sipping on coffee or wine.

"Old River House", FAMOUS HISTORIC ELEGANCE. Waterfront/Crashing Ocean Sounds
109 reviews  Wifi Available
estate 19 Guests 10 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 19
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen is very well stocked
Also the house is large enough to comfortably accomdodate 3 couples and 5 children
The kitchen was well equipted and afforded plenty of room for everyone to work together
In general the amount of seating was insufficient for the number of rooms - a larger:expandable dining room table and more chairs would have been helpful
There's a large dining room off the kitchen and a double parlor for everyone to gather and catch up on the past year's events
Cleanliness:
the house had everything we were looking for and was close to town
I don't think I noticed that when I rented it
Host:
Our host was very helpful and available Would love to return
The owner Scott is very attentive and responds quickly if you need him for anything
Scott was very communicative and easily reachable
Scott was easy to work with
Exceeded expectations in every way Could not have been
Location:
The house is perfectly located in a beautiful area just a quick walk to quaint shops and restaurants Our kids loved playing and running around in the parks next to the house
The neighborhood is very safe and picturesque
But the best part was the Location Location Location
Location was within walking distance to everything in Kennebunkport
Lots of room lovely and convenient location
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7. Gorgeous beachside getaway for a large group (from USD 254)

Staying in this beautiful house near the beach allows you to enjoy a swim anytime you want. All you need is to take a short walk and reach your destination. This accommodation has four bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths. It is perfect for big families taking time to relax and bond. It has a speedy wireless internet connection, air conditioning, heater, washer, and dryer, a media and game room, and a front porch where you can relax and enjoy the sea breeze. The downtown area is a short walk away as well.

Beautiful 4 BR, Close to Everything!! Walk to Gooch's Beach and Dock Square!
72 reviews  Wifi Available
House 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Plenty of room full service kitchen that can handle a crowd comfortable beds
It accommodated our extended family of 6 adults in the 3 bedrooms
There was plenty of room for all nine of us
and we had our 5 grandchildren (ages 8 6 6 6 4 in the upstairs room using a blow up
more then it said nice open floor plan and plenty of space
Cleanliness:
House is spacious clean and well equipped
Owners are very easy to work with and the location can't be beat
The home was exactly as pictured and was very clean and well stocked with essentials
The town was beautifully decorated and most everything open for business
The 2 full baths are hall accessed which is actually better for sharing Internet
Host:
This lovely home suited our needs very well
We purchased our groceries in Boston and my husband had to run out to the local grocery store and buy a couple of things that we forgot (ketchup mustard )
we had a most wonderful Homeaway experience
sand toys and even a cooler on wheels
(we have four kids) and we travel with a family of three
Location:
The house is about a 5 minute walk to the beach and a 10 minute walk to the shops
it's great location to Kennebunkport
(I purchased a packet and just left at the house)
This beautiful home is located in a perfect location
but that is area-wide not just
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8. Family-friendly home near the downtown area (from USD 519)

Give yourself and your family a chance to bond and have fun. Spend a beach holiday at Kennebunkport, Maine, where great beaches, boat adventures, and sightseeing await you. And while there, stay in this family-friendly home close to the beach and to the downtown area. This accommodation has three bedrooms, two and a half baths, a full kitchen, a playroom, and a front porch with a rocking chair. There is a wireless internet connection, TV, washer, dryer, heater, and satellite cable. The beaches, shops, and restaurants are just a short distance away.

Downtown Kennebunkport Home
Kennebunkport, ME, US
25 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
There was a window air unit in the kids room and one in the queen bedroom but not in the back double bedroom
AC or window covering would help in that room
We were impressed with the multiple comfortable living spaces downstairs- spacious family room living room and a cute sitting area off the adequately-stocked kitchen 1/2 bath down and 4 bedrooms ...
everyone had their own bed on the second floor and the grassy backyard was large enough for the 4 kids to play baseball or soccer while the adults sat and chatted on the back deck under the umbrella
There were 3 small fans we moved around each night as needed
Cleanliness:
The house was also very clean
We brought our own bed linens bath towels and beach towels
The house was great and had everything we needed for the week
It was perfect for our needs and was clean and very nicely furnished
Host:
so we squeezed in all of the linens for the rest of the group who were flying in Overall however a wonderful home; hoping to return next year
Classic New England feel with some lovely fall foliage
This home is immaculate and well equipped for families or small groups to spread out and relax as needed
We had a wonderful time with us all together in one place
Our family rented for a long weekend as several of us were running the nearby Shipyard Half Marathon
Location:
The location is perfect not in the noisy center of town but literally a few minutes walk right into it
Very easy to get to KPT shops/restaurants
The house is close to all of the sights and restaurants in downtown Kennebunkport yet away from any nighttime noise
It was a quick and safe walk right into Kennebunkport
There are several rooms for people to spread out for different activities Easy to love this property
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9. Brand new pet-friendly house

Only a few accommodations allow pets but in this brand new house, you can have your dog at your own discretion. The place has three bedrooms, two baths, a private deck with grill and patio, and a garage for two vehicles. It can host six guests. A speedy wireless internet connection allows internet surfing. Other amenities include air conditioning, heater, TV, washer, dryer, and kitchen appliances. Your accommodation includes a pass to all the beaches in Kennebunkport.

Walk to Town, Near Beach, Central Air, WiFi, Dog Friendly, Beach Pass
39 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Was great for relaxation after a trip to town
There is plenty of room and everything works and felt comfortable and there are games to play when it rains
The home can easily accommodate 5 or 6 people with 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths
The pictures the don't lie
This home is very clean and welcoming and the owners have thought of everything you might need in a stay
Cleanliness:
Our first impression was the house was super clean and in a quiet neighborhood
Host:
Great house Prompt communication with owner Well appointed and even better than the pictures indicate Great location with short drive to beach and shops
What a well cared for home
This home is close to everything Kenniibunkport stores beaches and some super restaurants
This was a very comfortable home for my wife and I and our small dog
this rental is the best one yet Renting with a dog is never easy and the properties that allow pets arent usually very nice
Location:
Pretty neighborhood and setting Convenient to downtown Kennebunkport
Home is centrally located to Village and Beaches and is in a quiet neighborhood
Comfortable Location perfect Beach Restaurants
We really enjoyed the location the house itself Highly recommend
Very attractive home----we enjoyed our stay
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10. Spacious vacation rental close to everything

This vacation house used to be an 1875 barn that has been modernized into a cozy air-conditioned accommodation. It has three bedrooms and one bathroom and is perfect for eight persons. A speedy wireless internet connection allows you to surf the internet. Equipped with air conditioner, heater, washer, dryer, and TV, guests can have everything that they need. Going to the beach takes a few minutes of walking. There are bikes, boats, and surfboards to rent. A wildlife refuge, farm, marine estuary, and a bridle path is nearby. Restaurants, bars, and shops are all at a walking distance.

Location! Walk to beach, shops, golf! Kennebunk Lower Village/Kennebunkport
32 reviews
Barn 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The listing photos provide an accurate view of the exceptional accommodations - comfortable seating and beds plenty of room for a family and a well-equipped kitchen
a roll of paper towels and half a small bottle of dishwashing liquid
It was convenient to have beach chairs and towels on the property
Our other concern was one of safety
There were two ac's one in the downstairs bedroom and one in the kids' room upstairs
Cleanliness:
The beach pass was another big draw for us
I loved being able to run to the ocean (1-mile away )
The place was neat clean and was perfect for our needs
Host:
Tim answered all questions quickly and was great to work with Christine
Tim was very friendly and responsive
the host which helped but barely fit in the small oven
We felt so well taken care of
Both Tim and Tom were very responsive to any questions or needs that we had
Location:
The biggest advantage of Cloud Nine is its location
It is within walking distance of the village and although it is on a main street is quiet
If you want the best of Village and beach life with a great quiet setting this is your place
First time renting a house for vacation
There are also several eateries in the area that are dog friendly
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Experience a blend of tradition and modernity

Enjoy the beach in this splendid town where the old and the new world meet. Go swimming, boating, canoeing, or fishing and be rest assured to come home to a comfortable bed in one of the best HomeAway vacation rentals in Kennebunkport, Maine. Almost all the accommodations will let you explore the beaches and the town by walking. Some of the vacation rentals are pet-friendly so you can bring your beloved pet as well.

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