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

homeaway wells maine

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 of vacation rentals that are stylish and promotes comfort. In case you’re still in search for the best holiday home, check out our list of the best HomeAway vacation rentals in Wells, Maine, and have the best holiday ahead.

1. A lovely holiday home for five (from USD 166)

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.

Selkie 167 at Beach Dreams ~ Wells, Maine ... rave reviews
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
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
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
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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2. A cozy cottage for a small group (from USD 165)

This vacation rental is located in the Summerscape Community that is composed of 70 cottages and a clubhouse with numerous facilities like a swimming pool, fitness center, gaming facility with foosball and table tennis, lounge, and more. As for the cottage, it has a loft, a functional kitchen, a dining setup, living room, and two bedrooms that can accommodate up to five people. It is also complete with a bathroom and tub, and a lawn where your friends can play and you can relax.

Beautiful Summerscape Cottage - Wells Maine
19 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
the view of the woods from the sitting room and the wonderfully equipped kitchen
but it was very comfortable and there is a bunk bed in the second room if you need it--
The kitchen was so nice we hated coming back to our own house Lots of counter space and equipped with everything you need to cook at the cottage
The The cottage is immaculate and everything feels brand new
It had everything you could need for a wonderful stay and more
The property was very clean
The property was really clean
The cottage was very clean
The cottage is decorated tastefully with a beach theme and was extremely clean (and I am VERY picky on this point)
this cottage is very clean
Jerry was wonderful to deal with and very responsive
Every one we met was friendly and happy
well decorated and got all the amenities we needed Location is also great with the trolley available to go to the beach Great vacation for all the family
Jacqui and Jerry were always available if we needed to contact them
Jerry and Jacqui were also super friendly and helpful during the booking process and in answering questions we had before our stay
Cottage very well located on the compond near wooded area not too far from the pool
It is less than a 5 minute drive to Wells shops and restaurants 10 minutes from Wells Beach and a quick drive to Ogunquit and York if you want to venture out of Wells
Location is great off the main road but close enough so that you can be at the beach within minutes access to great restaurants and shops within minutes
(PS Pool and spa facilities better maintained this year )
so we were lucky enough to lounge by the beautiful pool and spent a day at wells beach
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3. A spacious haven for seven (from USD 429)

This holiday home 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 gas grill.

Charming, Steps to Beach, Stunning Ocean Views, Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge
16 reviews  Wifi Available
House 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.

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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
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
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
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 225)

A short block away from Wells Beach, this three-bedroom cottage that can accommodate up to six guests. It is centrally located to be near lots of essential tourist attractions. It is a walking distance to 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.

Bright And Airy Newly Renovated House 1 Block To Sandy Wells Beach
29 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.

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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
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
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
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 perfect summer vacation home

This is a perfect summer vacation home if you’re looking for sand, sun, and tan. This vacation rental is a duplex with two bedrooms that can easily accommodate up to six persons. It has all the lovely conveniences of a real home, including a galley kitchen with all the cooking ware and appliances, such as a microwave, toaster, coffeemaker, and more. On the first floor, you’ll find an open floor plan with a sitting area and dining setup. Another great thing about this accommodation is that it is only a few steps away from the beach.

Wells Beach Duplex Cottage, Oceanside
20 reviews
cottage 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Leave the front bedroom window open
fully stocked kitchen TV w/ cable
is right down the road
The only caution I can offer is that the bathroom is very tiny
We did feel the mattresses and pillows could use some updating
The cottage was very clean and the beds were comfortable
The house was well equipped neat and clean
There is one house between this and the beach along the public path
Of all the rentals I have been to
You won't get luxury just a nice home base on beautiful Wells Beach
The stand up shower was also particularly small which is a challenge bathing small kids
My wife and I have been bringing our boys to Wells every July for several years now and have never enjoyed our stay more
They are both beautifully decorated
but you still get water/beach views and
Things could probably be a little "tighter" in the regular season but things were very quiet and a pleasure Bathroom location a bit of a problem but doable
We planned a last-minute family vacation at the end of the season and we found the perfect location here
Ate bkfdt out on the beach Very convenient loved being able to hear the waves from the cottage Also convenient location for all of our needs dining shopping
Great location on the beach and close to many restaurants if you do not want to cook
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6. An immaculate cabin within a resort

This cottage is in the Beach Dreams Resort where lots of amenities are available for its guests, which includes a clubhouse with swimming pool, lounge, exercise room, and more. Your vacation rental has two bedrooms and can accommodate up to five guests. There are also a kitchen, a living area, and a bathroom. Of course, it also incorporates all the modern day amenities such as a free Wi-Fi, air-conditioned unit, washer/dryer, and more for you to discover. Moreover, you’ll surely love the three-season porch, which is perfect for receiving guests or just lounging.

Cozy and Immaculate cottage with private setting in Beach Dreams Community
Wells, ME, US
19 reviews
cottage 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
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The bonus was how well stocked it was
It is stocked with all the amenities and many little extras
The place was well stocked and had everything that one could need
so it was nice to have the woods to view
Aileen has thought of everything
The pool and hot tub were great to use and also very clean
It is well maintained clean and exactly as pictured
pool kiddie pool basketball court and more
she answered all my emails very quickly
Amazing Aileen was very responsive to our messages and could not have been more accomodating even when we made a change to our reservation
Beach Dreams is a friendly development with good amenities and friendly service
She always replies quickly and has created a very warm and welcoming environment
but it looked inviting Lovely place
Perfect location to easily get to all of the activities we wanted to do from Portland to Boston
well stocked and a in a good location
Beach Dreams has a great community pool that we really enjoyed and we were close to many other activities and just a short ride to the beach
The check in/out process was easy and it was a nice quiet gated community which is a plus for me
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7. A gorgeous house just like in the movies

A beautiful house just like in the movies, with its arch gate and spacious lawn, this cottage will surely give you everything and more. This accommodation has four bedrooms which can welcome eight guests without any issue. It also features a concept kitchen, a dining setup for eight, and a lovely family room with a fireplace and a flat-screen television where you can bond and lounge. Moreover, there is a sliding glass door that will lead you to a porch followed by a fenced courtyard that is surrounded by plants, flowers, and trees, making it the best place in the house to relax.

Gorgeous Spacious Pet Friendly Home Close to the best Beaches & Laudholm Farms
14 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
It is accessible to everything you would want to do in the area
The house is as beautiful as the pictures show
the beds were really comfortable
we found everything we needed in the way of kitchen equipment to create fabulous meals stored in the kitchen
but it is hidden away from the craziness of the traffic and the tourists Leslie
clean and everything is in perfect condition and at the same time it is homey and easy to relax in
She was informative and responsive Highly rcommend
We all had a great time Thanks for the beautiful weather too Wendy John & Family
Must do's include visits to the Clam Shack for outrageously delicious enormous and inexpensive lobster rolls exploring the many antiquing options along route one and daily beach excursions
You know how some pictures look better than the home?
My husband and I have a small dog and we would take her to the local beach every morning to play with other dogs
The house was only a few minutes from downtown beaches
There are a ton of restaurants nearby
We are from Chicagoland area and enjoyed spending time in the summer here
but it's a five minute drive away to downtown and a number of sweet beaches some of which are accessible by bike
We enjoyed the entertainment and restaurants in the area
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8. An incredible two-story property

This vacation home is a lovely two-story house with three bedrooms that can accommodate up to eight guests. It features everything you have at home as well as special features, like being walking distance to the beach. Aside from the functional kitchen, the lovely sunny living room, and the beautiful dining setup, the house also has a large lawn with outdoor table and chairs. Moreover, if you’re traveling by car, another great feature of the house is its parking area that can accommodate four cars.

Hi-Wind Vacation Home, Steps to the Ocean -
16 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Spacious ALL the comforts of home
The only thing I found that I would have liked to know ahead of time is that although it said air conditioning there was only one unit in the downstairs living room and none in the upstairs bedroo...
I think the house has everything you could want there; from pots to cook your own clambake
A galley kitchen with all up to date appliances
They make improvements every season Full WIFI access and cable TV both in the living room and the large upstairs room
The house was really clean
This is a special "home" full of;
The house was super clean and comfortable
Very comfortable clean spacious and the home
Very clean near the beach It was absolutely perfect
washer dryer and dishwasher made is so easy
boogie boards for the kids games books
We were lucky to have amazing weather
the movie theater and other restaurants
Our 12th year renting HiWind Great facility great location
One block from beach so on quiet street yet 2 minutes from main beach
We rented this lovely house for 1 month Very good reception by owners
The best part we were a 2 min walk to Wells beach
Very short walk to Wells Beach
Only a minute walk to one of the finest beaches on the East coast a restaurant arcade for the kids and a few gift shops Spacious and in very good condition
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9. A luxury beachfront villa

If you want luxury and a scenic view the moment you wake up, then this dreamy cottage is perfect for you. It is a spacious, 2-story house with 4 bedrooms that can accommodate up to 12 guests. There are two master bedrooms, one with a bathroom and a tub, a closet, and large windows with a view of the beach. It also features a gourmet kitchen that is a delight for chef wannabes in the family. Moreover, you are just a few minutes away from the beach making that sun-kissed skin possible.

Daydream Cottage, luxury, beachfront home on pristine Moody Beach
Wells, ME, US
24 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
So much room for a large amount of people Having this home right in the beach is the best Beautiful inside and out 4 bedrooms and 4 full bathrooms was the best
The large family room and dinning room facing the ocean was the perfect place to sit and enjoy each other's company
The kitchen is a Chef's dream and equipped with the best of everything
The photos are very nice
The cottage exceeded our expectations
The cottage was super clean and very nicely decorated
is plenty and decorated beautifully
We had 12 people and everyone was super comfortable
We would not change a thing about the house
I'm hoping to return next year
We love the beach so perfect setting HFJ
My brother and his wife arrived at the cottage ahead of us and immediately sent me the following text message "Holy Beach House "
I loved the sound system and the tide app
And nothing better after a long day of walking and exploring the Maine coast to come back to this house and kick back with a glass of wine and take in the views and listen to the ocean
Was there for a coworkers ladies weekend There were a total of 7 women 3 from Canada 2 from California 1 Colorado and 1 from Maryland
especially the sunrise Location was perfect to walk the beach to beautiful Ogunquit
Perfect beach weekend at the Perfect beach house
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10. A charming cottage with two bedrooms

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.

34 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bedrooms and living room are very comfortable and spotless
The cottage was bigger that we expected
I have wonderful memories to cherish
The furnishings are newly updated and it shows All appliances and furniture is tasteful cozy and got plenty of use
My daughter & I each take a cottage close to one another
Everything was nicely mowed and kept clean
It was clean and very well equipped
The cottage and faculties were as described and Harry
(and we didn't want this vacation to end either)
The cottage is wonderfully clean and outfitted for all your needs
were warm welcoming and informative
Extended family members and their families rented other cottages at the same Beach Dreams location
Clean and comfortable nicely decorated Owner nice to work with and close to the beach restaurants and stores
We were greeted with a bottle of white wine upon our arrival and nothing but helpful advice and responsiveness throughout our stay
The property owner provided a wonderful rental
We enjoyed many of the local restaurants
Several fine restaurants the beach and a Hannaford supermarket are within a 5 minute drive
We found the supermarket and other food stores convenient and ate our breakfasts and one dinner at the house
The location at Dream beach was perfect and very quiet Harry
It was in a great location within Beach Dreams
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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. It is one of the towns in Maine that has the friendliest locals. In case you haven’t decided where to stay, make sure to check out our list of the best HomeAway vacation rental in Wells.

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