Inn at Diamond Cove - Luxury Accomodations on Great Diamond Island - Portland Maine

Waterfront Lodging in New England

New England is world-famous for its gorgeous waterfronts and beaches, whether they are on the ocean or at beautiful inland lakes like Lake Champlain in Vermont or Lake Winnipeusakee in New Hampshire. A stay or getaway at a waterfront or beachfront lodging -- be it a resort, hotel, motel, or inn -- offers a delightful and restful vacation in beautiful surroundings. Come and jump in at Narragansett or Newport, Rhode Island; the rocky coast of Maine; Cape Cod in Massachusetts; or along Long Island Sound in Connecticut. The water’s fine!

Plan Your Waterfront Vacation in New England

Everyone searches for the perfect waterfront lodging, and we have just what you’re looking for from resorts nestled in the peaceful harbors of Coastal Maine or B&Bs right on the sand in Connecticut. Beachfront lodgings and resorts can be perfect options for couples, families, and friend groups planning a yearly trip. If you're looking for an affordable option, Old Orchard Beach, ME provides seaside retreats and is known as a “must-see, no-cost destination” and one of the “40 Great Travel Bargains.” If you want something easy, go for one of our all-inclusive options throughout the coast, offering generous homemade meals and exciting activities. Choose one of our resort options on Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket to enjoy panoramic ocean views.

Waterfront Lodging in New England
Harbor View - Grand Harbor Inn - Camden ME
Grand Harbor Inn

14 Bay View Landing Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 207-230-7177 Toll-Free: 877-553-6997

Distinctive, 4-Diamond inn by Camden Harbor a masterpiece at the edge of the water

A masterpiece at the water’s edge, the Grand Harbor Inn has earned its AAA™ 4-Diamond honor with exceptional service and serene, well-appointed accommodations. Imagine waking each morning, as breakfast is delivered to your room, and enjoying it on your private balcony overlooking Camden Harbor, ME. The inn’s 10 rooms and suites also have gas fireplaces and whirlpool tubs. Arrange for a sunset sail, a kayak tour, or paddle boarding, visit the Maine Lighthouse Museum, go on an art walk or a hike in Camden Hills State Park with stunning views of Penobscot Bay and Megunticook Lake. Inn guests can request day passes to the local Y, with an indoor pool and rock-climbing wall. In-room massages and other spa services can be arranged.

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Summer Background New - Riverwalk Resort at Loon - Lincoln, NH
RiverWalk Resort at Loon

22 South Mountain Drive Lincoln, NH, 03251 Phone: 603-745-7525

Rivers, water falls, swimming holes and pools: The water is wonderful at this resort

The Loon Mountain area shines in the winter, but it’s pretty sweet in the summer, too — as you’ll discover when you book one of the spacious suites at the RiverWalk Resort at Loon Mountain. And warm weather means needing to take the occasional refreshing dip in the region’s cool, clean water. Luckily, the area boasts plenty of swimming holes and other water attractions, including waterfalls. Check out the natural water slides at Franconia Falls, for instance. Or enjoy the swimming holes along the 65-mile Pemigewasset River, perfect for kayaking and canoeing. Of course, back at your grand resort, you can swim in the pools (and relax in the hot tubs) all year round, relaxing by poolside fire pits in the evening to watch the stars come out.
Aerial View - Spruce Point Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Spruce Point Inn

88 Grandview Avenue Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-4152 Toll-Free: 800-553-0289

Get away from it all, and close to the natural beauty of Maine, at this historic resort

All the joys of staying at a resort on the Maine coast are yours at the welcoming Spruce Point Inn. On its 57-acre oceanfront property, you can launch your kayak, go paddleboarding, swim, fish, take a harbor or lighthouse cruise, or just watch the sailboats from your private porch or balcony. Stay in a suite in the historic Main Inn (ask about the Crow’s Nest with not-to-be-missed panoramic ocean views), in the spacious lodges with room to spread out, in a charming private cottage with a woodstove or in a contemporary townhouse with vaulted ceilings and private decks. Dine on the freshest local ingredients while you watch the sun set over the ocean.
Relaxing on the Dock - Huttopia White Mountains - Albany, NH - Photo Credit Corey McMullen for Huttopia
Huttopia - White Mountains

57 Pine Knoll Road Albany, NH, 03818 Phone: 603-447-3131 Toll-Free: 844-488-8674

Swimming, fishing, canoeing and more are part of the adventures at this ready-to-camp site

Wake up in your comfortable bed in your spacious tent or cabin and head down to the lake: That’s how you’ll start your days at Huttopia White Mountains, where 102 ready-to-camp accommodations dot 50 acres of woodlands with direct access to a private beach on Iona Lake. Watch the kids swim, go fishing for bass or perch, or rent a canoe or paddleboard at the base camp (or bring your own!). That’s also where you’ll find the heated saltwater pool, bistro serving fresh meals, and a recreation tent with kids’ activities, foosball, ping pong, a TV and board games. Join in yoga-on-the-beach sessions, hike to a swimming hole in the White Mountains National Forest or take a short drive to go tubing on the Saco River.
Outdoor Sauna - Wolf Cove Inn - Poland, ME
Wolf Cove Inn

5 Jordan Shore Drive Poland, ME, 04274 Phone: 207-998-4976

After a day on the lake, fall asleep to the sound of the loons at this waterfront bed-and-breakfast inn

Fall asleep to the sound of the loons over pristine Tripp Lake and wake to another day in paradise when you stay at the Wolf Cove Inn, 11 rooms and one cabin set on almost two acres of scenic lakefront, gardens, pine groves and sweeping lawns. After your complimentary breakfast (blueberry baked stuffed French toast, anyone?), take one of the inn’s kayaks or canoes out to explore the lake. Come back for some real relaxation in the four-season outdoor sauna and cold-plunge tub, or arrange for an aromatherapy massage in your room. Each room is unique, with garden or lake views. Some have a fireplace or jetted spa tub. The Eagle’s Nest Cabin has panoramic lake and pine grove views. Some rooms, and the cabin, are pet-friendly.
Penthouse Suite - Brenton Hotel - Newport, RI
Brenton Hotel

31 America's Cup Avenue Newport, RI, 02840 Phone: 401-849-3100

Nestled by the harbor, this boutique hotel provides an exceptional getaway experience

Wake to the sun glinting off the harbor when you stay at the Brenton Hotel, Newport’s newest luxury boutique inn at the corner of America’s Cup Avenue and Long Wharf. Whether it’s from a spacious room’s floor-to-ceiling windows or from the private balcony of the penthouse suite, you’ll marvel at the water and city views, which you can also enjoy when you dine on exceptional cuisine in the Living Room or on The Rooftop. Spacious lodgings let you relax and plan your time in this historic, welcoming city with its great beaches, fabulous mansions and cliff walks, unique shops and museums. Go on a staff-led walking or bike tour or hop on a trolley tour (it leaves from right outside the hotel door). Named to the Travel & Leisure Top 500 Hotels in the World in both 2022 and 2023.
Marina Summer View - Saybrook Point Inn & Spa - Old Saybrook, CT
Saybrook Point Resort & Marina

Two Bridge Street Old Saybrook, CT, 06475 Phone: 860-395-2000 Toll-Free: 800-243-0212

You could say almost every accommodation at this resort is either by the water or has a spectacular water view

The options for accommodations by the water are many and varied at the Saybrook Point Resort & Marina. Many guest rooms and suites have stunning views of Long Island Sound and the Connecticut River, as well as other amenities from jetted tubs to fireplaces. Two historic Italianate guesthouses offer private balconies and a rooftop deck as well as features including a billiard/game room and lush private gardens. And then there’s the Lighthouse Suite at the end of the marina dock, with up-close-and-personal water views wherever you look. In addition to its exceptional accommodations, the resort offers an on-site spa, sauna, whirlpool, heated indoor and outdoor pools, a lounge bar with live entertainment, an award-winning marina and Fresh Salt, a popular farm-to-table restaurant.
Named "One of the 15 most beautiful resorts in the US" by TripsToDiscover.com!
Camden Harbor Suite 500x250 - 16 Bay View - Camden, ME
16 Bay View

16 Bay View Street Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 844-213-7990

Enjoy an authentic coastal Maine experience when you stay at luxury inn close to harbor

If you’re seeking the authentic Midcoast Maine experience, look no further than 16 Bay View. The luxury hotel’s perch in downtown Camden, ME puts you in the middle of galleries, fine restaurants and boutiques, and just footsteps from a picturesque harbor. Take a kayak harbor tour, go paddle boarding, plan a trip aboard a schooner. In the winter, visit the Snow Bowl for downhill skiing and snowboarding with an ocean view. There’s great hiking in Camden Hills State Park, and a full slate of museums and arts venues. Room options include gas fireplaces and deep soaking tubs, and continental breakfast is served each morning. Enjoy wine and small plates by the fire in the lobby lounge or, in season, head up to The View, the hotel’s rooftop bar and restaurant.

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Sweet Sunset - Lakes Region Association - New Hampshire
Lakes Region Tourism Association

61 Laconia Road Tilton, NH, 03276 Phone: 603-286-8008 Toll-Free: 800-605-2537

Waterfront lodging in the Lakes Region? Of course, and plenty of it, too, from cabins to resorts

This is not rocket science: Waterfront lodging in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire is everywhere! Stay in a charming inn and relax on a sun deck at water’s edge or in a hot tub overlooking the lake. Book a cottage with a screened porch practically on the lake, or rent a boat and cast off from your cottage’s private dock. Stay in an apartment with a full-service marina and sandy beach or a fully equipped condo with lake views. Book a suite in a resort with a sandy beach or a private lake for pedal-boating and fishing. Grab a drink at a beach bar or on-site restaurant with spectacular water views. Watch the stars come out at night over the water from your private balcony.
Cozy Room - Higgins Beach Inn - Scarborough, ME
Higgins Beach Inn

34 Ocean Avenue Scarborough, ME, 04074 Phone: 207-883-6684

Let your quintessential Maine vacation by the beach begin at this welcoming inn

You want that quintessential Maine waterfront vacation — serene, beautiful, relaxing — but with some exciting activities in the mix? Done, and done, at the Higgins Beach Inn! This scenic, comfortable inn by the smooth sands of one of Maine’s prettiest beaches offers a variety of accommodations, from cozy rooms for singles or couples on a budget to a suite for four with an enclosed porch. Perched between historic Prouts Neck and the sandy shores of Crescent Beach State Park, the inn is also only 20 minutes south of Portland, ME’s shops, restaurants and museums. But you might just want to settle in on Higgins Beach, a favorite with surfers, kayakers and those in need of a day’s utter relaxation in the sun. Come back for dinner at the inn’s popular Shade restaurant.

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Beachfront Umbrellas - Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club - Brewster, MA
Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club

2907 Main Street (Route 6A) Brewster, MA, 02631 Phone: 508-896-9000 Toll-Free: 800-343-6074

Find beauty on the beautiful beach, and discover true relaxation, at inviting resort

Discover beauty on the beach at the Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club, where water is at the center of everything, from elegant rooms and villas with bay and pond views to al fresco dining with the dunes as a backdrop. Wake to the salty air from a Presidential Bay Collection Villa from your private balcony, then stroll to private Bay Pines Beach where towels, chairs, food and beverage service is available. Slide a kayak or stand-up paddle board into the bay or pond, or rent a bike and pedal past marshes and beaches on the lovely Cape Cod Rail Trail. The resort has five pools, nine tennis courts, a variety of delightful dining options, a full-service spa and fitness facilities.
Winter Ocean View - Terrace by the Sea - Ogunquit, ME
Terrace by the Sea

23 Wharf Lane Ogunquit, ME, 03907 Phone: 207-646-3232

Wake to the sound of the ocean at this seaside motel in the heart of a charming coastal village

Wake to the sound of the ocean at Terrace by the Sea, a special place in the heart of one of Maine’s most picturesque coastal villages. Some rooms and suites at the motel are waterfront; and many more have water views. Some have kitchenettes or lofts with TVs and sofa beds; all have decks or sitting areas. And guests enjoy an expanded continental breakfast each morning, served on the wraparound porch, indoor breakfast room or inviting ocean-view parlor. Walk across the street to Ogunquit River Beach, or stroll into the village for shopping, dining, gallery hopping or to arrange a sailing, fishing, or lobstering excursion. There’s also a seasonal outdoor pool and a beautifully landscaped lawn, perfect for watching ocean sunsets
Family Paddling Purity Spring Resort Madison New Hampshire
Purity Spring Resort

1251 Eaton Road (Route 153) East Madison, NH, 03849 Phone: 603-367-8896 Toll-Free: 800-373-3754

For more than a century, this lakeside resort has provided fun and relaxation by the water

It won’t take you long to see why Purity Spring Resort has provided fun vacations for over 110 years. For starters, it’s about location, location, location. Perched between New Hampshire's White Mountains and Lakes Region, the lakeside resort is a haven for swimming, kayaking, fishing, paddle boarding and other water activities. And in the winter, there’s great skiing, snowboarding, skating and tubing at King Pine Ski Area. Book a cottage with beach access or a deck overlooking the lake or a condo with a screened porch. The resort has an indoor pool and hot tub, tennis and pickle ball courts and playgrounds, and is close to a nature center with hiking trails. Dine at Traditions Restaurant, at a resort cookout or, in winter, at the Pine Cone Cafe.
Exterior View from the Water - Steamboat Inn - Mystic, CT
Steamboat Inn

73 Steamboat Wharf Mystic, CT, 06355 Phone: 860-536-8300

At water’s edge in seafaring town, a luxury inn

You cannot get closer to the water in historic downtown Mystic than the Steamboat Inn – unless you are actually on the water. And if you are, you can bring your boat right up to the inn, where dockside is literally right outside the door. Windows in the inn’s 11 luxurious rooms, some of them panoramic, overlook the beautiful Mystic River. One room even has dock entrance directly wharfside – it’s like staying on a yacht. Guests can book a sail aboard the schooner Argia, which sails from Steamboat Wharf daily. They can also walk right outside the door into the heart of a seafaring village with a picturesque drawbridge, great restaurants and shops. Nearby are historic Mystic Seaport and the Mystic Aquarium.
Lakeside Beach Chairs - Margate Resort on Winnipesaukee - Laconia, NH
Margate Resort on Winnipesaukee

76 Lake Streeet Laconia, NH, 03246 Phone: 603-524-5210 Toll-Free: 800-627-4283

Stay at this lakeside resort and walk out of your room right to the beach

You are literally just steps from the water when you stay at scenic Margate on Winnipesaukee. Book accommodations with a lake view or with quick access to the resort’s private, 400-foot sandy beach. Rooms have mini fridges and luxurious bedding. You can rent a kayak or stand-up paddle board or just plunk your chair down and relax in the sun. Dining is casual at the Gazebo Beach Bar, and the resort also has indoor and outdoor pools, an arcade game room, a whirlpool and sauna, and well-equipped fitness room. Check the calendar for fireworks and bonfire schedules. Area activities include boat cruises, a scenic railroad, spectacular hiking and biking, skiing and other winter sports, antiquing, golf and tax-free shopping.
Night View from the Harbor - Seaport Hotel Boston - Boston, MA
Seaport Hotel Boston

One Seaport Lane Boston, MA, 02210 Phone: 617-385-4000

From its perch along the harbor, hotel is close to Boston’s attractions, walks, shops, restaurants

Sitting pretty on Boston, MA’s scenic harbor, the AAA 4-Diamond award-winning Seaport Hotel is the ideal headquarters for your family vacation, romantic weekend or mid-week getaway. Rooms and suites have harbor or city views, as does the hotel’s TAMO Bistro + Bar, where Boston’s neighborhoods are celebrated with an inviting, locally sourced menu. From the hotel, you can stroll the Boston Harborwalk, 43 miles of parks, beaches, museums, restaurants and shops along the shore; walk to the Institute of Contemporary Art, the Children’s Museum or Tea Party Ship & Museum; or begin your journey on the Freedom Trail. Visit the nearby New England Aquarium, take a ferry to the harbor islands or go on a boating excursion or sunset sail. The hotel has a fitness center, kids’ activity programs and pet-friendly rooms.
View of the Lake - Point Sebago Golf Resort - Casco, ME
Point Sebago Golf Resort

261 Point Sebago Road Casco, ME, 04015 Phone: 207-558-8000 Toll-Free: 800-655-1232

Pristine lake and sandy beach are at the center of the fun at this full-service resort

Sebago Lake, 55 square miles of pristine water, is the centerpiece of the Point Sebago Resort, with a one-mile stretch of sandy beach perfect for swimming, paddling or just relaxing with a Tiki Bar beverage while the kids build sand castles. The resort’s cabins and cottages are at or near the water, as are several glamping options. The seven-bedroom island lodge offers views of the lake from its wraparound deck. Activities at the resort include an 18-hole championship golf course, an inflatable waterpark obstacle course, tennis, bocce, pickle ball and volleyball. There are kids’ organized activities, arts and crafts programs, a restaurant, two lounges with live entertainment and themed weekends (one for beach-lovers; another for pirates!). Check the website for special rates for first-time visitors and Maine residents.
View from Shoreline Suite Balcony - Rockport Harbor Hotel - Rockport, ME
Rockport Harbor Hotel

20 Central Street Rockport, ME, 04856 Phone: Toll-Free: 844-326-3090

If you love the sea, you’ll fall in love with this hotel in an historic boat-building village

Are you ready for your vacation by the water? At the Rockport Harbor Hotel, the luxurious boutique hotel in Rockport, ME’s historic waterfront village, an attentive staff and a hotel combining coastal charm and modern luxuries is ready to make it the best vacation ever. Studios and suites have gas fireplaces and balconies, many with water views. The new Atrium rooftop restaurant offers spectacular views of the harbor and Penobscot Bay as well as delightful dinner options; the Oak Room lobby bar is a great place to relax with a cocktail and a burger. Ask about the hotel’s Schooner Heron Package, which includes an eco-sail, happy-hour sunset sail or private morning charter. Those who love the sea will fall in love with Rockport Village, which boasts a proud boat-building history.
Lake Canoe - Interlaken Inn - Lakeville CT
Interlaken Inn

74 Interlaken Road (Route 112) Lakeville, CT, 06039 Phone: 860-435-9878 Toll-Free: 800-222-2909

Spacious lodging, lots of activities combine for that perfect lakeside vacation

Relax and enjoy your lakeside vacation at the Interlaken Inn, nestled on 30 scenic and garden-filled acres between two mountain lakes in the foothills of the Berkshires. Rooms and suites come with a variety of amenities, from private patios to rooftop hot tubs. Morgan’s, the inn’s casual-dining restaurant, features fresh, farm-to-table food. On the property, you can grab a complimentary canoe or kayak and head out to the pristine lake, also great for swimming. There’s an outdoor heated pool, on-site spa services, tennis court, pickle ball courts, fitness room and a game room with a pool table and air hockey. Nearby activities include horseback riding, zip lining, hiking, skiing and snowboarding – and an eclectic assortment of arts venues and museums.
Beach View from Deck - Lafayette's Oceanfront Resort - Wells Beach, ME
Lafayette's Oceanfront Resort

393 Mile Road Wells Beach, ME, 04090 Phone: 207-646-2831

All the units at this year-round resort are on or just steps from lovely Wells Beach

At Lafayette’s Oceanfront Resort, the word “oceanfront” doesn’t mean “ocean in the distance.” All the year-round resort’s rooms are either on or steps from expansive, sandy Wells Beach. Direct beach access means you can swim, paddle or just doze in the sun while the kids play in the tide pools. Off-season, the beach is a dramatic and serene place for gathering shells and sea glass. The resort has an indoor pool, oversized hot tub with a waterfall and a workout room. Some units have kitchenettes; almost all have decks or patios with beach and ocean views. And there are larger homes to book, also close to the water. Nearby, you can arrange for a sailing cruise, go sea kayaking and deep-sea fishing, hike or golf.

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View from Hilltop Building - Inn at Ocean's Edge - Lincolnville, ME
Inn at Ocean's Edge

24 Stonecoast Road Lincolnville, ME, 04849 Phone: 207-236-0945

Peaceful, picturesque Penobscot Bay the backdrop for charming boutique inn

Explore the rocky beaches of Penobscot Bay, stroll through the Maine coast’s small towns and fishing villages and soak in the serenity of a quintessential vacation by the shore when you stay at the Inn at Ocean’s Edge. Stay in a room with a bay view from a private balcony, relax by your gas fireplace, arrange for a massage at the Poolhouse Spa. The boutique hotel has a jaw-dropping infinity edge pool that gives the illusion of flowing right into the ocean; a wood-burning sauna and hot tub. A gourmet breakfast is served daily in a dining room overlooking the bay. Spend your days kayaking, hiking, biking or visiting the area’s arts and cultural attractions, restaurants, vineyards, breweries and shops.

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Patio & Dock View - Inn at Harbor Hill Marina - Niantic, CT
Inn at Harbor Hill Marina B&B

60 Grand Street Niantic, CT, 06357 Phone: 860-739-0331

Rediscover your love for the sea, and seaside villages, at this boutique inn

Rediscover your love for the sea at the Inn at Harbor Hill Marina, a classic boutique inn overlooking Long Island Sound. Each of this award-winning inn’s 16 rooms and suites is unique, with most offering views of the sound, the Niantic River or Niantic Bay. Start your day with a complimentary homemade breakfast buffet, and end it watching the moon rise over the water from your private balcony. Other luxurious amenities include large soaking tubs and gas fireplaces. In the evening, wine and cheese and good company are offered in the dining room. The inn also features complimentary pontoon boat cruises and marina boat slips. Take a short stroll into Niantic Village to walk the scenic milelong Niantic Bay Boardwalk and explore charming shops and restaurants.
Ocean View from Deck - Sea View Inn - Old Orchard Beach, ME
Sea View Inn

65 West Grand Avenue Old Orchard Beach, ME, 04064 Phone: 207-934-4180 Toll-Free: 800-541-8439

Simple pleasures at an affordable seaside retreat

The simple pleasures of a shore side vacation include genuine New England hospitality plus spectacular ocean views. Newly remodeled suites, oceanfront and ocean side rooms include kitchen facilities, air conditioning, cable TV and wireless internet service throughout the property. You’re on Old Orchard Beach, called by USA Today a “must-see, no-cost destination” and one of the “40 Great Travel Bargains” by Reader’s Digest. Your daily companions are sun, sand and surf and you can always cool off in the pool, find a lounge chair or fire up a gas grill on the poolside patio. Every guest is guaranteed one beach parking spot per room and use of the facilities at the Waves Oceanfront Resort. You’re never more than a short walk away from great food, shopping, the pier and local amusements.

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View from the Lake 500x250 - Center Harbor Inn - Center Harbor, NH
Center Harbor Inn

294 Whittier Highway Center Harbor, NH, 03226 Phone: 603-253-4347 Toll-Free: 877-567-2117

With private sandy beach, this Lake Winnipesaukee Inn offers the best lakefront vacations

A 200-foot private, sandy beach beckons guests who stay at the Center Harbor Inn, and you’ll soon see why it’s considered the best hotel beach on Lake Winnipesaukee. Take out one of the inn’s kayaks, paddle boards or pedal boats and explore the lake, or swim out to the raft and soak up the sun. The inn also offers those who love the water 16 dock slips and eight moorings for their boats, and guests will wake every morning to spectacular lake and mountain views from their spacious rooms. The resort also boasts an expansive outdoor hot tub, fitness center, inviting fire pits and barbecue grills. Close to winter skiing, spring golfing, summer sailing and autumn hiking and biking, the resort really is an inn for all seasons.

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Waterfront Deck - Lake Morey Resort - Fairlee, VT
Lake Morey Resort

82 Clubhouse Road Fairlee, VT, 05045 Phone: 802-333-4311 Toll-Free: 800-423-1211

Lake breezes, spectacular views, activities from waterskiing to paddle boarding all part of vacationing by the water

If you would list one of the joys of vacationing by a lake waking up to breezes you just can’t get anywhere else, you will fall in love with the Lake Morey Resort. From its perch by 600-acre Lake Morey, the four-season resort offers guests water views from many rooms, suites and comfortable private cottages, dining by the water in a popular restaurant, toasting your good fortune in a lakeside tiki bar and lake-centric activities including kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, swimming, waterskiing and pontoon boat tours. In the winter, you can ice skate around the lake on a 4.5-mile trail, go snowshoeing or just relax in the indoor heated pool and sauna. There are activities for kids and families, from trivia nights and movies to organized adventures.
Harbor View Suite - 250 Main Hotel - Rockland, ME
250 Main Hotel

250 Main Street Rockland, ME, 04841 Phone: 207-594-5994

Waterfront vacations in picturesque coastal Maine begin with a great boutique hotel

Vacations by the water begin with a great hotel. Overlooking Rockland Harbor, ME the 250 Main Hotel offers guests 26 rooms designed for style, comfort — and water views. Some rooms feature wrap-around or floor-to-ceiling windows, private decks and balconies. When you’re ready to explore the coast, try the scenic Rockland Harbor Trail, or pay a visit to Rockland Breakwater Light or the Maine Lighthouse Museum. Take a ferry to North Haven, Matinicus and Vinalhaven Islands. Book a sail, kayaking adventure or boating excursion. Start with breakfast or lunch in Rockland, ME, then explore its shops, galleries and museums. Check out the hotel’s website for a rotating list of specials and packages, including the “Lobster Crush” package, with a gift card for lobster for two at a restaurant on the pier.

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Waterfront View - Migis Lodge on Sebago Lake - South Casco, ME
Migis Lodge on Sebago Lake

30 Migis Lodge Road South Casco, ME, 04077 Phone: 207-655-4524

Lakefront accommodations, from lodge rooms to large cottages, provide the classic New England vacation

Even the choosiest travelers fall in love with their accommodations at Migis Lodge on Sebago Lake. The rustic-luxe Main Lodge has eight lake-view rooms with gas fireplaces. And the resort’s 35 cottages, ranging from studios to six bedrooms, nestled amid 125 acres of pine forest, have beautiful fieldstone fireplaces; and private decks, balconies or porches with lake views. Lake activities at the resort include kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, swimming, fishing and water skiing. There’s also a disc golf course, tennis courts, supervised kids’ camps and a massage and wellness center. Meals, all provided under the Full American Plan, feature traditional American cuisine menus that change daily (and lobster is always included). Sail to an island for a cookout or dine at tables in the lodge.

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Dockside View - Boston Harbor Hotel - Boston, MA
Boston Harbor Hotel

70 Rowes Wharf Boston, MA, 02119 Phone: 617-439-7000 Toll-Free: 800-752-7077

Come, Capture the Light at Boston Harbor.

Boston Harbor Hotel is open! Please visit our health & safety page for up-to-date information about our reservation and ongoing health procedures.

A social hub of activity, where paths converge for locals and guests from afar, Boston Harbor Hotel’s 60-foot archway welcomes travelers to a hospitality experience unlike any other. Nestled on beautiful harbor waters, the Forbes Five-Star & AAA Five Diamond urban resort pairs timeless beauty and modern elegance with a hint of magic. Comfort and elegance reimagined, the rooms are crafted for the modern traveler who appreciates thoughtfulness and intentionality in design. Discover iconic with sweeping views, world-class dining, 20,000 square feet of meeting and event space, and 34-slip marina. Come, capture the light at Boston Harbor.
Dining Room - Fireside Inn Ocean's Edge - Belfast ME
Fireside Inn Ocean's Edge

159 Searsport Avenue Belfast, ME, 04915 Phone: 207-338-2090

Every room has a view of Penobscot Bay in this comfortable inn by the sea

Set alongside a rocky beach, with a view of stunning Penobscot Bay from every room and suite, the Fireside Inn & Suites is the perfect location for Maine vacations by the sea. Some of the comfortable accommodations include fireplaces, massage chairs, walk-out balconies with bay views – even a four-person hot tub! Some rooms that exit directly onto the expansive lawn are pet-friendly. Stroll through Belfast, one of Frommer’s Travel’s “10 Coolest Small Towns,” for funky boutiques, flea markets, antiques shops and museums as well as great dining options. Go sailing, kayaking, hiking, biking or, in the winter, skiing and snowshoeing. Come back to the inn’s heated indoor mineral pool, whirlpool and sauna and plan your next exciting day in coastal Maine.
Outdoor View 500x250 - Bluenose Inn - Bar Harbor, ME
Bluenose Inn

90 Eden Street Bar Harbor, ME, 04609 Phone: 207-288-2665

Water, water really is everywhere in Bar Harbor, home to this delightful inn with stunning views

Everything about Bar Harbor celebrates its idyllic position on Maine’s scenic coast. That’s true for the Bluenose Inn, where beautifully appointed rooms and luxurious suites feature views of Frenchman Bay, many from private balconies. Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at the Looking Glass Restaurant, with breathtaking bay views from its deck or indoor dining area. Enjoy the indoor and outdoor pool, hot tub or fitness room, then head to Acadia National Park (passes are available at the front desk) for hiking and biking by the ocean. The Bar Harbor area is also awash in canoeing, kayaking, whale-watching and sailing opportunities. Or just stroll through the seaside town, with its eclectic mix of restaurants, shops and galleries. Back at the inn, enjoy a cocktail in the piano lounge.
Aerial View - Sea Cliff House - Old Orchard Beach, ME
Sea Cliff House

2 Sea Cliff Avenue Old Orchard Beach, ME, 04064 Phone: 207-934-4874 Toll-Free: 800-326-4589

Directly on the beach, this seaside hotel close to Old Orchard Beach attractions, dining

There’s “close to the water,” and there’s “on the water,” when it comes to seaside hotels, and the Sea Cliff House is definitely in the latter category. Directly on gorgeous Old Orchard Beach, ME, the year-round hotel offers rooms, suites and efficiencies — some with whirlpool tubs, some with ocean views — as well as a pool and hot tub with a view of the dunes and sea. Stroll 10 minutes down the beach or West Grand Avenue to the famous Pier at Old Orchard Beach, with its games, entertainment and restaurants. Half a mile south of the hotel is Ocean Park, a classic seaside vacation village, with its original soda fountain in the heart of town, movies and concerts. Other nearby activities: whale watching, hiking, biking, golf, fishing and river cruises.
Water View from Deck - Waves Oceanfront Resort - Old Orchard Beach, ME
Waves Oceanfront Resort

87 West Grand Avenue Old Orchard Beach, ME, 04064 Phone: 207-934-4949

Lodging that brings you as close as you can get to Maine's best beach

Waves Oceanfront Resort is located on Old Orchard Beach, Maine, with wonderful ocean views. Our resort boasts 139 air-conditioned rooms each with private deck, telephones, color cable TV, kitchenettes with refrigerator, stove and sink. Many of our Oceanfront and Ocean view rooms have been completely renovated. All of our rooms are within 150 yards of the beach, making it a quick trip for your children to play in the sand on your next family vacation. Our four cottages are perfect for larger families or reunions, and we are only a short walk to the Pier, attractions, restaurants and shopping.

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Penthouse Suite Deck Harbor View - Harbour Towne Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Harbour Towne Inn on the Waterfront

71 Townsend Avenue Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-4300

Your mornings at this gracious inn begin with the sights and sounds of the harbor

You’ll wake each morning to the sights and sounds of the water when you stay at the Harbour Towne Inn on the Waterfront. Most of the beautifully restored inn’s 11 rooms have harbor views, and the spectacular penthouse suite has stunning vistas from its private balcony. The inn, known for its gracious hospitality, serves a full breakfast each morning, included with your accommodations. Stroll its gorgeous gardens, or walk a few minutes to the galleries, shops and restaurants of bustling Boothbay Harbor, ME. You can book a sail on a sloop, a whale watch or a lobster-fishing excursion. Go sea kayaking, hiking or biking. (In the winter, there’s cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.) Visit a botanical garden or the aquarium or enjoy the sunset over the water from your relaxing room.
Water View Room - Fisherman's Wharf Inn - Boothbay Harbor ME
Fisherman's Wharf Inn

22 Commercial Street Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-5090

See why visitors return every years to this comfortable inn perched on a working fishing pier

You’ll fall in love with Boothbay Harbor when you stay at the Fisherman’s Wharf Inn, with its oceanfront location and exceptional accommodations. Perched on a working fishing pier, guaranteeing world-class views from most of its comfortable rooms and suites, the inn has been hosting vacationers and other travelers for over 75 years. They love the lodging options, with water views from balconies and decks, and the award-winning restaurant, where dining on lobster while watching the boats sail past is an experience not to be missed. And they love the clear waters of this Maine fishing village, where you can arrange for boating and sailing excursions, kayaking tours, hiking and biking trips, live theater performances, golf and shopping. The inn also offers a small selection of pet-friendly waterview rooms.

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Firepit 500x250 - Boothbay Harbor Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Boothbay Harbor Inn

31 Atlantic Avenue Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-6302

From its perch right on the waterfront, this inn offers guests classic Maine getaway

If you are searching for the perfect coastal Maine getaway, look no further than the Boothbay Harbor Inn, with its unbeatable combination of a perfect location close to shops, galleries, restaurants and seaside activities, and comfortable, modern guest rooms, most with balconies or patios from which to admire picturesque views of the harbor. The inn, directly on the waterfront, also features a seasonal lounge, so you can enjoy a glass of wine or your favorite cocktail in an indoor bar or by the outdoor fire pit as you watch the spectacular sunset. The front desk has ideas for itineraries in and around active Boothbay Harbor, from local trails to hike and bike to scenic cruises and great places to shop.

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Dunes on the Waterfront

518 Main Street Ogunquit, ME, 03907 Phone: 207-646-2612

Soft sands and resort amenities on the Maine coast

One of Ogunquit’s best kept secrets lies just across a tidal river from Ogunquit Beach with miles of soft white sand and hiking trails. This peaceful and secluded cottage resort offers stunning coastal scenery and hotel amenities ideal for families and couples. Classic whitewashed seaside cottages offer double-occupancy guest rooms to waterfront cottages that can sleep six and feature hardwood floors, screened porches, full baths, full kitchens, and have their own outdoor sitting area, Keurig coffee makers and full housekeeping service. There is a heated outdoor pool, games, and a dock for fishing and boating. Ogunquit has it all - shops, restaurants, museums and galleries and the famed Ogunquit Playhouse. And a trolley to take you to all of it.
Guest Room  - Tugboat Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Tugboat Inn

80 Commercial Street Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-4434

Harborfront inn a great spot to launch your vacation on Maine’s bustling coast

Launch your Maine vacation from the Tugboat Inn, on the waterfront in Boothbay Harbor, where the atmosphere is welcoming, the activities plentiful and the views are simply beautiful. The Inn’s 64 rooms and suites in five buildings face the water (some actually extend over the water), and most have a deck or balcony overlooking the harbor. The spacious Crow’s Nest Suite has a jetted tub, full kitchen and large private deck with stunning harbor views. There’s a full-service restaurant, lounge & patio deck with impressive menus and water vistas, roof top deck, sheltered marina with slips and moorings, and a hot tub on the marina deck overlooking the inner harbor. Activities in the area range from a scenic railroad, a botanical garden, and live-music venues, to kayaking, canoeing, windjammer sails and lobster-boat excursions.
Waterfront Side View - Naswa Resort - Laconia, NH
Naswa Resort

1086 Weirs Boulevard Laconia, NH, 03246 Phone: 603-366-4341 Toll-Free: 888-556-2792

Right on the lake, this popular resort provides vacationers with the classic coastal vacation

You could not stay closer to the water than you are when you book a room, suite or cottage at The NASWA Resort on magnificent Lake Winnipesaukee, NH. Stay in a beachside room with a private balcony or in an inn room across the street from the lake with views. Most accommodations have balconies or screened-in porches with lake views. The resort boasts the lake’s longest private sandy beach and provides kayaks and paddleboards. Swim, float, wade – or relax in a beach chair with a cold drink and a lobster roll from the NazBar & Grill. Bring your boat: The resort dock is complimentary. Casual dining is served daily at The Blue Bistro, with spectacular lake views, creative cuisine, and cocktails.
Waterfront Lodging - Maine Windjammers - Camden, ME - Photo Credit Fred LeBlanc
Maine Windjammer Association

Sailing from Ports in Rockland and Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: Toll-Free: 800-807-9463

Cozy, comfy cabins make your windjammer-cruise vacation even more exceptional

Cozy and comfortable, lodging accommodations aboard the vessels of the Maine Windjammer Association ensure that every guest gets a great night’s sleep and has the perfect place to relax on board. Mattresses are comfy, and amenities include (depending on each ship) everything from hot fresh-water showers and windows that open to plenty of places to recharge devices. But most guests find they aren’t in their rooms very long because there is so much to see and do, from helping the crew trim the sails (or steer) to villages and islands to explore. And the food! Pancakes cooked over a wood stove, home-baked pastries and dinner entrees and amazing apps, plus an island lobster bake with all the trimmings. At night, enjoy stories, songs and great conversation on deck.
View from the Harbor - Inn at Scituate Harbor - Scituate Harbor, MA
Inn at Scituate Harbor

7 Beaver Dam Road Scituate Harbor, MA, 02066 Phone: 781-545-5550 Toll-Free: 877-477-5550

Begin your day at this picturesque inn with breathtaking views of the harbor and beyond

There are no “distant view of the water” rooms at the Inn at Scituate Harbor. From its picturesque perch right in the heart of the harbor, this charming seaside respite features glorious water views from all 29 rooms, as well as a complimentary continental breakfast and a heated indoor pool. Watercolor sunrises and sunsets can be enjoyed from the deck as you watch fishing and leisure boats glide in and out of the harbor, a lighthouse in the background. Scituate boasts a vibrant collection of shops as well as walking trails, a public golf course, tennis courts, places to launch kayaks and canoes and five lovely beaches. You’ll find a variety of restaurants, from casual to fine dining, many with water views.
Ocean View Room - Black Point Inn - Scarborough, ME
Black Point Inn

510 Black Point Road Scarborough, ME, 04074 Phone: 207-819-4064

Surrounded on three sides by the ocean, inn has been popular beachfront escape for over 100 years

They know a thing or two about what it is to run a popular beachfront hotel at the Black Point Inn. After all, they have been doing just that since 1878, when they were one of the grand hotels to call Prouts Neck home. Today, surrounded on three sides by the Atlantic, the inn is still known for its location, its comfortable accommodations and its unpretentious Maine hospitality. Each of its 25 spacious rooms and suites has its own distinct character, some with private decks. Enjoy morning coffee or an evening glass of wine looking out over the water. The views are equally lovely from Adirondack chairs on the sweeping lawn and from The Chart Room restaurant. The inn also has a geothermal heated outdoor pool, bikes and kayaks.

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Ocean View New - Cliff House Maine - Cape Neddick, ME
Cliff House

591 Shore Road Cape Neddick, ME, 03902 Phone: 207-361-1000 Toll-Free: 855-210-6901

Inviting accommodations by the water also feature exceptional dining, serene spa

One of the most inviting waterfront destinations of its kind following a landmark transformation, the Cliff House is not to be missed for those seeking the ultimate in elegance, relaxation and coastal serenity. All 226 luxury accommodations have private terraces and incomparable oceanfront views. Relax in your sumptuous bedding, or by a fireplace, or in a deep soaking tub. Accommodations are custom-designed in graceful coastal style. World-class amenities include a luxury spa and 24-hour, state-of-the-art fitness center; inside and outside pools and hot tubs; a fully curated art exhibit; live entertainment in the Oceanview Terrace Salon; and a selection of first-class dining options, from the signature Tiller restaurant to the quintessential New England Nubb’s Lobster Shack. There are daily children’s activities, garden tours and art classes.
Deck and Beach New - Norseman Resort - Ogunquit, ME
Norseman Resorts

135 Beach Street Ogunquit, ME, 03907 Phone: 207-646-7024 Toll-Free: 800-822-7024

Rooms with water views, a restaurant literally at the ocean’s edge: the perfect seaside resort

You can’t get much closer to the water than the Norseman Resort, the only beachfront hotel on scenic Ogunquit Beach, one of Maine’s most beautiful sandy stretches. Guests in the resort’s comfortable 90 units, many with views of the ocean, dunes and tidal basin, walk out the door and, voila, there’s the beach! Plunk down your umbrella and take in the sun and surf or, off-season, stroll the dramatic shoreline. Enjoy a casual cafe menu and beverages at the water’s edge at the resort’s Splash Beachfront Restaurant, which offers the best sea view in town. Resort guests have access to the seasonal heated outdoor pool, tennis courts, sauna, exercise room and laundry facilities at the Aspinquid, just 250 yards from the Norseman.

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