10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Cape Elizabeth, Maine - Updated 2024

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The beautiful town, Cape Elizabeth, is located in Cumberland County in Maine. The city is most famous for its Beach to Beacon 10k road race which attracts visitors and athletes from all parts of the world. Head over to the Cape Elizabeth Lights located at the Casco Bay where you can enjoy the Gothic Revival style lighthouse. If you are interested in recreational activities like fishing, kayaking and hiking, then Crescent Beach State Park should definitely be on your list. You might recognize another major attraction of Cape Elizabeth which is Portland Head Light whose wallpapers have become quite famous and widely shared. For interesting and surreal views of the forested lands and rock ledges near the sea, visit the Two Lights State Park. We are sure by now you are interested in visiting Cape Elizabeth. Read ahead for a list of top ten Airbnb vacation rentals here.

Tip from tour guide

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While in town, visit Portland Head Lighthouse! Comissioned by George Washington and dedicated by the Marquis de Lafayette, this is Massachusett’s oldest lighthouse.

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1. Saco studio retreat (from USD 100)

This spacious and beautiful studio apartment is ideal for a couple. Located in the near vicinity of this studio apartment are Bay View Beach, Beach State Park and Ocean Park where you can indulge in walking, driving, and biking. The handcrafted bathroom gives an astounding vibe while you are taking a shower! The fully equipped kitchen has a toaster, coffee maker and microwave to cater to your cooking needs. The bay windows in the room have serene seating spaces to relax and unwind.

5.91 km (3.7 mi) from Funtown Splashtown USA
265 reviews  
In-law 1 Bed 2 Guests

2. Luxurious studio (from USD 284)

For a group of five friends or a family, this is an ideal vacation house. With lavish interiors and mind-blowing exterior views of coastal nature, you are surely going to have a memorable stay here. Located in the near vicinity of this suite are superb beaches, lighthouses, and rocky coastline. The reason for this suite’s terrific interiors is that it has been designed by the host herself who is a professional interior designer. The queen-sized bed is comfortable with private bathroom. For a unique dining experience, head over to the deck area which has luxuriously decorated seating area. Also, the outdoor fire pit next to the pond is ideal for relaxing and unwinding yourself.

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine, United States
17.69 km (11.0 mi) from Funtown Splashtown USA
583 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 5 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is charming comfortable and fully-stocked
the mattress we slept on is truly one of the most comfortable i’ve slept on in my entire life
we enjoyed the screened in porch off her dining room for coffee one morning
a cozy spot in a quaint town close to lighthouses and beautiful ocean walks
the second floor space we rented was full of delightful well-thought out details and very comfortable beds
warm clean comfortable bed spacious and clean towels galore
everything was clean and homey
everything was very clean and well stocked with everything we needed
the rooms were extremely clean and the decor was beautiful
great space- wonderfully decorated very clean
the hosts were great people
deb is quite the super host
the room and host were lovely
deborah was also extremely helpful and kind
the best hosts i’ve ever had
beautiful place to stay super close to everyplace you would want to visit
so close to the beach and the wonderful city of portland
the perfect location: close to downtown and just down the road from two lights state park
beautiful location beautiful spaces wonderful hospitality
very good location and comfortable place to stay enjoyed very much
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3. Romantic cottage suite (from USD 142)

When you enter this cozy hideaway you will be greeted with a bottle of wine and chocolates! All the more reason to book this accommodation apart from its grandeur! The suite also has precise and extremely detailed oriented interiors which gives a unique and serene vibe altogether. The outdoor area is terrific with a beautiful pond and dining area nearby. The bedroom is spacious and lavish with a comfortable bed too.

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine, United States
17.83 km (11.1 mi) from Funtown Splashtown USA
500 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i'm also a big fan of keurig coffee makers in a vacation rental
the kitchen and living space is perfect to eat breakfast have coffee and make plans for your day
love the tea and coffee and rose by the bed was beautiful
gracious hostess helpful very comfortable and high quality amenities
apartment is indeed very much in the style of a cottage stylish touches and inviting atmosphere
sparkling clean and nicely decorated
the apartment does have a musty smell too it but was very clean and well stocked
the cottage apartment is a clean comfy & cozy retreat
we found it very clean and thoughtfully designed
the place was very clean and nicely decorated
deborah was a lovely host
very nice host and place
deb was a wonderful host
deborah and her husband jim were wonderful hosts friendly and welcoming from the start
amazing place and great hosts
great location & space
good location and quiet garden area
the location is perfect very close to downtown portland and many scenic hikes
the location is quiet yet close to all the local area attractions restaurants and conveniences
we enjoyed our close proximity to portland 15 minute drive
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4. Coastal farmhouse (from USD 121)

With three spacious bedrooms and all basic amenities, this is an ideal place to live in Cape Elizabeth for a family or group of six people. Located in the near vicinity of this farmhouse are museums, state parks and beaches. Indulge in biking, kayaking, surfing and hiking that are also located nearby. The kitchenette includes fridge, coffee maker, silverware, and microwave to make your cooking convenient. The host is also helpful and offers their suggestion for visiting nearby places.

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine, United States
17.68 km (11.0 mi) from Funtown Splashtown USA
397 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a hanging shelving unit in the closet would be helpful since there isn't room for other furniture
the kitchen and bathroom were very nice; with all the amenities you could possibly need
thoughtful touches included beach chairs toiletries in the bathroom books in the living room
each room had ac - nice because the weather was a little warm
lisa and scott were super prepared with toys books a sleeping cot and even changing table for him
the place was very clean and comfortable
beautiful and clean apartment with high end upgrades
the place was very clean
amazing space updated and clean
the interior was clean tidy and updated
our hosts were very responsive
they were very hospitable and friendly
such a thoughtful host
the host was very helpful pleasant and prompt in replying to any questions we had
thoughtful touches and friendly kind hosts
location was great super cute
perfect location for our portland area trip
very good location close to local attractions
this is a great location
the location is wonderful for exploring the area
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5. The Lighthouse Cove with spa (from USD 156)

The living room of this house is lavishly decorated with brick exposed wall and paintings. It also has tons of books stacked on the bookshelf nearby. The comfortable sofa is ideal for relaxing and indulging in your favourite book. Apart from books, this house has plenty of board games and DVD’s to catch up with the latest movie. The bedroom is spacious with comfortable bed and attached private bathroom. After a busy day, it will be great to enjoy the infrared sauna inbuilt in this house.

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine, United States
18.29 km (11.4 mi) from Funtown Splashtown USA
116 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
jerr made it a delightful experience from the fresh flowers to the delicious breakfasts and coffee dr
jerr's passion for making our stay comfortable and memorable shines through like the lighthouses we visited
the space is very comfortable and dr
the space was cozy warm and comfortable for a chilly october weekend
ceilings basement height but my 6'3" partner was able to navigate with only one fan light bonk
nice clean bathroom with a good shower
the space was clean comfortable and cozy
clean accommodating quiet and overall a wonderful place to stay
amazingly laid back clean relaxed atmosphere with great perks
he was kind enough to give us a tour of the area
and the hosts were very friendly knowledgable and helpful
it was a special time and our wonderful host gave us the independence and support we needed
jerr was super helpful and easy to speak to
he was a very helpful and gracious host
close to a beautiful state park and only a 15 minute drive to portland
cozy spot and good location
great location and a wonderful place to stay
this is in a great location
the location truly can't be beat
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6. Private room with private entrance near beach (from USD 130)

This accommodation offers private entrance along with a cozy bedroom and a bathroom. The beautiful Maine Coast and its beaches are located quite nearby. The bathroom is equipped with shower, washer, dryer and basic toiletries. The bedroom has a queen-sized bed which easily sleeps two people. Also, the bedroom has full sized closet along with desk and chair. The living room has TV, playing cards and plenty of board games for entertainment.

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine, United States
17.96 km (11.2 mi) from Funtown Splashtown USA
212 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
salty air is an extremely attractive room with a private entrance private bathroom and a washer/dryer
the furnishings are very comfortable and particularly the bed
dont worry if you forgot anything because it was all there keurig & coffee in the room
salty air was wonderful comfortable roomy clean and loaded with lots of extra amenities and little touches
we had a wonderful stay at salty air we were very cozy and comfortable during our stay
very clean and well kept
the space was clean and cozy
really clean and good snacks
exactly as pictured - clean comfy and quiet
it was so clean quiet and nicely appointed
hosts were very accommodating and friendly
great host all the way around
sherry and john were great hosts
the check-in process was easy and the host was communicative and welcoming
we also appreciated the recommendations for the best restaurants and beaches the host gave us
great location and a wonderful house
great location peaceful but close enough to portland
the location was perfect for our trip
very close to excellent restaurants and beach
the location couldn’t be better
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7. The sunshine cottage

This cottage is spacious and comfortable for total four guests. With two bedroom and four beds, this is truly an ideal vacation house for families who wish to stay longer in Cape Elizabeth. The outdoor area has a classic fire pit to relax and unwind during the night. All major restaurants of the town are located in the near vicinity. For shopping and art galleries, head over to the Downtown Portland which is also situated nearby.

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine, United States
17.14 km (10.7 mi) from Funtown Splashtown USA
77 reviews  
Entire cottage 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the sunshine cottage was a cozy and comfortable home base for us during our stay in maine
the cottage was decorated super cute and felt very comfortable and home like
the larger bed was super comfy
the cotage was clean and charming
the cabin was clean
house is exactly as pictured it's small but super clean and comfortable
house is old but clean
great place very clean easy to get to and very comfortable
mary was very attentive with questions and respected our privacy
mary was kind and responsive
mary was a wonderful host and we always felt like she was easily reachable
mary was a great host and always responded very quickly
mary was responsive flexible friendly welcoming
the location is perfect for beach going with local restaurants in walking distance
great location for sightseeing and great food is only a short walk away
easy to walk to local restaurants
great restaurants in walking distance and beaches are excellent
this was the perfect location for you if you want a relaxing vacation
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8. Studio apartment

Located close to the Crescent Beach State Park, Two Lights State Park and Kettle Cove, this is an amazing studio apartment ideal for a couple. All major stores, restaurants, and bars are situated in the near vicinity. If you are a party lover and wish to go for dancing, there is plenty of nightlife available in the nearby area. Visit the forts, trails and rocky beach and have a memorable stay here. If you are lucky to visit this town during summer then make sure to try out various gourmet food items from food trucks!

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine, United States
17.46 km (10.9 mi) from Funtown Splashtown USA
84 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we were perfectly situated for checking out the lighthouses beach and tide pools at kettle cove
we had everything we needed and felt very comfortable
room was great it was a private apartment had everything we needed beds very very comfy
very hospitable alex and maryjane were quick to respond gave great local recommendations and had comfortable arrangements
the thoughtful touches all around the apartment made it really special
the place was very clean and quite
our room was very clean and comfortable
this place was clean quiet and comfortable
it is very nicely decorated very clean and quiet
this is a nice clean little basement apartment
alex was a great host
alex was an amazing host
alex and mary jane are great hosts
host was very helpful letting us know pertinent information before our arrival
our hosts always made sure we had parking in their driveway
ideal location for exploring the area
the place is cozy and located in a beautiful neighborhood close to everything you need
walking distance to a great green trail and a short drive to beachs
quiet safe and beautiful location
perfect quiet out of the way neighborhood location
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9. Guest suite

This terrific guest suite with lighthouse view is an ideal place for a couple. All major recreational facilities are available in the near vicinities. The amazing secluded beach is an ideal spot to relax. The beautiful Trundy Point is only a few minutes away from this suite. The fully equipped rooms and spacious private deck makes this accommodation quite comfortable. The bed is comfortable which provides the nearby ocean and Portland Headlight views from its window.

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine, United States
18.43 km (11.5 mi) from Funtown Splashtown USA
74 reviews  
Entire apartment 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful experience — beautiful apartment with stunning views and excellent amenities
the apartment is absolutely beautiful with great views from the bedroom and the deck
the light and the views are amazing and the apartment is in pristine condition
the chocolates on the bed upon arrival was a nice touch that didnt go unnoticed
the apartment had all the mod cons and was incredibly clean
tom’s apartment was very clean and comfortable
tom's place was beautiful and clean we immediately went into vacation mode
super new and clean
tom's place is stylish clean and super comfortable
clean and stylish and nice location
our hosts and property manager were so helpful and nice
the owner was responsive available and attentive
the property manager is also extremely helpful and full of great vacation suggestions
deborah was the property manager we communicated with and she was awesome super responsive and very attentive
tom was a great host and the house is very nice
the location is perfect
beautiful apartment great location in a wonderful neighborhood
the location was great and very close for day trips to portland
new and modern great location
the location was ideal for a quiet base of operations in the portland region
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10. Cozy cottage near downtown Portland

Located close to the downtown Portland, this quaint cottage is ideal for a couple. Apart from that the State Park, Lobster Shack, and Kettle Cove are all located in the near vicinities. The sleeping loft is comfortable and cozy. However, there is a queen size futon in case you wish to bring additional guests. The bathroom has all basic toiletries and shower too. The hiking trails of State Park and lighthouses are also located quite close by in case you wish to explore these venues. The outdoor area is ideal for BBQ and also has a lobster pot. The host also offers beach bikes, beach chairs and towels so make sure to get those if you wish to head over to the beach.

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine, United States
18.4 km (11.5 mi) from Funtown Splashtown USA
259 reviews  
Entire guesthouse 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cottage was comfortable and had everything we needed
we were there while it was pretty hot out and we were fine with the a/c on medium
mary’s cottage was in a great location the bed in the loft was also very comfortable
loft bed is comfortable
the bed is comfortable and there are several fans and dehumidifiers so it never felt stuffy
it is so clean and well equipped
mary’s place was clean cute and located in a very lovely area
clean cutely decorated cottage in cape elizabeth easy driving distance to portland
mary is an amazing host
mary is an amazing host
mary is a lovely host
she was very responsive
host made sure to post contact info and was available 24/7
nice spot walking distance to water
the location was truly remarkable
this place was cute and cozy
awesome location and adorable space
the location was great given it was walking distance to two lights and the lobster shack
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Cape Elizabeth is an ideal vacation house!

We have seen Cape Elizabeth offers luxurious and comfortable accommodation. So start planning your vacation and book your own cozy room from the above mentioned Airbnb’s and have a memorable vacation here.

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