6 Best HomeAway/Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Wells, Maine - Updated 2024

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A town in York County, Wells is the friendliest and the third oldest place in Maine. It is also where you’ll find the popular Wells Beach which is a perfect summer destination for the family. Also, there is a fun festival here that happens annually every July, which is called the Wells Harbor Festival. It is a day full of laughter, unadulterated fun, games, and lots of activities for the whole family. Moreover, the town boasts vacation rentals that are stylish and promote comfort. In case you’re still in search of the best holiday home, check out our list of the best HomeAway vacation rentals in Wells, Maine.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 19, 2024.

1. Coastal cottage with a hot tub (from USD 199)

This charming cottage rental in Wells, Maine, offers beautiful water views and an idyllic landscape. Enjoy the outdoors on the property’s deck or venture further outside on the lawn. On a hot day, go for a swim in the communal pool or relax in the hot tub at night for a comfortable sleep. The property also has a fully equipped kitchen, a TV, games, a video library, and parking space for up to two vehicles.

The property’s proximity to the water gives you access to water activities such as swimming, fishing, bird watching, and wildlife viewing.

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Wells, Maine, United States
cottage 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

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2. Waterfront cottage with a bay view (from USD 49)

This cottage boasts a picturesque landscape and a stunning view of the bay. The wooden walls and floorboards lend a rustic vibe and make you feel like you’re staying in a cabin in Wells, Maine. The outdoor furniture on the wooden deck gives the perfect vantage point to gaze at the beautiful surroundings. This property also features a fully equipped kitchen and a parking space a little down the road.

It is located near several attractions such as Drake Island, which is only 0.3 miles (0.48 kilometers) away and Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge is only 1.2 miles (1.93 kilometers) away.

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Wells, Maine, United States
cottage 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Stripper fishing off the jetty
The master bedroom blinds worked fine
Especially during a rainy night making the trip across the open deck from the bedroom to the bathroom the window coverings in the main room need to be replaced For the adventurous
The marsh view was wonderful especially at high tide
The views are outstanding Comfy
Cleanliness:
very clean great location and easy to find
Great kayaking of the southern side of Drakes island and
Host:
We thoroughly enjoyed the adventure of watching the wildlife along with beautiful sunsets low hanging moons and startling mornings
Sleeping cabin than across an awesome deck to the main cabin
The wildlife changing tide sea grass formations and of course sunset and sunrises have me more than enthralled Second time this season renting it
The kayaking was amazing and were delivered by Kayak Excursions of Maine Stephan was super
I do believe we will use vacasa again beacause they do keep their places neat but the area in general was awful
Location:
It is so strikingly beautiful there I never need to go anywhere but look out my window
There are two easels if you are inclined to paint
Very quiet Close to beach Nice breeze from every window
the beach is great for walking
The weather was not great for Saturday of our stay
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3. A spacious haven for seven (from USD 400)

This holiday house in Wells, Maine, is a very spacious two-bedroom house that can accommodate up to seven guests. This home is modern and with lovely furnishing as if it has been a product of thorough brainstorming. It features a well-equipped kitchen, a sunny room, and two bedrooms that lead up to a large deck with a table and chairs, perfect for people to view the beach or the wildlife. Other features of the house include a shared laundry room, off-street parking, and a gas grill.

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16 reviews   Wifi Available
Apartment 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

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

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Everything in the cottage is top of line from the kitchen appliances to the furniture
it is mentioned in the online description; just be aware
We walked up the stairs to the deck
Also I thought one bath would be difficult wih five adults
It should be noted that there is wireless internet
Cleanliness:
Clean tastefully decorated and fully equipped with everything we needed
The house was so comfortable and clean and it had everything we needed and more
Everything was comfortable clean ( )
And the cottage was so clean
The house was clean and inviting The views from the house
Host:
nicely laid out comfortable and beautifully maintained
The rear deck overlooking the Reserve was accessible from both bedrooms as well as the main entrance
Well done Lee and Paula
- we were very impressed and are already talking about next year
Mike Jennifer Ryan and Daniel from Montreal Canada
Location:
The house is steps away from the beach and walking distance from mile road
Goose Rocks Beach are a short drive north There are more restaurants than you'll ever need & some of the best seafood available around every corner
Our family of 4 and my parents stayed at Paula and Lee's beautiful house for a week and it was by far the best location we have ever stayed in at Wells
And the lobster pound is just around the corner for great lobster steamed and cracked for you To summarize
I usually never sleep comfortably away from home
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4. A three-bedroom cottage for six guests (from USD 300)

A short block away from Wells Beach, this vacation rental in Wells, Maine, can accommodate up to six guests. It is centrally located to be near lots of essential tourist attractions. It is a walking distance of the Wells Beach Center, Forbes Seafood Restaurant, arcades, playgrounds, shops, golf course, and more. It is newly renovated so expect everything to be in the finest condition from the kitchen up to the living area and dining setup. You’ll also love the hardwood floors, as well as its many windows making the property bright and airy.

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32 reviews   Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The owners have lots of beach chairs
it felt just like home
The walk down to the beach was so easy
The house looks brand new with a kitchen nicer
We really appreciated that the road the cottage is on and the way down to the beach is a not-very-busy street
Cleanliness:
and it was so very clean
The house was cozy and clean loved having a washer and dryer and can't think of a single thing we were missing
It was very clean and well taken care of
We never felt cramped and the house was clean and ready when we arrived
Host:
After spending weeks searching through homes near the beach
This is a beautiful home all freshly updated immaculate bright & cheery
We appreciated the nice sized and well-stocked
We arrived and were so happy to see how close to the ocean we were
You can tell they really care about their cottage and the families who rent it With most cottages
Location:
It was literally a 2 min walk to the beach
- it's very very cute Can walk down to the beach too
The walk to the beach is only a couple minutes
Place is in pristine condition and decorated very nicely Amenities were perfect Very close to the beach and in perfect location
it is "It was really nice except for "
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5. A charming cottage with two bedrooms (from USD 246)

Another cottage in Beach Dreams Resort, this holiday home has two bedrooms that are perfect for two couples or a small family. It is lovely, well-furnished, and has all the essential conveniences of a modern home. You’ll also find a screened porch here with a sitting area and a dining setup. You will also surely love the amenities of the resort, which include a clubhouse with gaming facility, swimming pool with hot tub, exercise room, a lounge, and more.

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Wells, Maine, United States
cottage 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

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6. A lovely holiday home for five

Located within the Beach Dreams Resort, this holiday home is composed of two bedrooms that one has a queen bed and the other has double-sized twin bunk beds. The home can accommodate up to five persons. The house has a beach vibe and features an enclosed three-season porch with lovely furnishing. Also, you’ll find many amenities in the resort that you will surely enjoy, including a swimming pool, hot tub, kiddy pool, and video gaming facility. You will also find basketball hoops, fitness room, and more.

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36 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
overhead fan in the kitchen and plantation shutters in the bedrooms
Clean comfortable beautify sun room
It was everything described & more
Very comfortable cottage with everything you would need for a short or long-term stay
The pool was an added bonus
Cleanliness:
It was very comfy and clean
Cottage was everything promised and then some It was very clean and nicely decorated and we found everything we needed in the kitchen
Very clean and many community amenities for guests
Our stay was after Labor Day and the area was very quiet
The cottage was bright and cheery
Host:
Judith was a terrific hostess and was very thoughtful and responsive
The owner Judith was super helpful with the entire experience
as well Judith was extremely helpful before and even during our stay
Judith was wonderful in communicating info and the books of tips & recommendation on the area was so helpful
Being avid tennis fans being close to the court was an added bonus
Location:
were no where near the quality of ours
Tennis courts are right there
There also are restaurant recommendations and information on beaches from Kittery to Old Orchard Beach
the Back Loop walk and Museum of Art in Portland
A great place to come home to at the end of a long day of adventures
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Lovely Wells

If you’re after fun festivals, pristine beaches, and nature adventure, you surely wouldn’t go wrong when you visit Wells. Immerse yourself into the local culture by staying in a HomeAway, Vrbo, or Airbnb vacation rental in town. In case you haven’t decided where to stay, make sure to check out our list of the best HomeAway vacation rental in Wells, Maine.

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