Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of South Portland

The ocean views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in South Portland. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, restaurants and sporting events. Victoria Mansion and Portland Museum of Art are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around South Portland

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that South Portland has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southworth Planetarium (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Sable Oaks Golf Course (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Nonesuch River Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Joker's Family Fun and Games (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Twin Falls Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Riverside Municipal Golf Course (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in South Portland

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, South Portland is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Deering Oaks Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Willard Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Eastern Promenade (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • East End Beach (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Fort Williams Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Sand Beach (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around South Portland

The nearest airport is in Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport), located 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive), which is 25.4 mi (40.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around South Portland?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 233 holiday lettings around South Portland. From 99 houses to 92 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to South Portland?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in South Portland:

  • Willard: 30 holiday homes
  • Knightville: 24 holiday homes
  • Willard Beach: 27 holiday homes
  • Ferry Village: 26 holiday homes
  • Meetinghouse Hill: 26 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to South Portland? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in South Portland. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Southern Maine Community College: 1,266 holiday lettings
  • Maine Mall: 1,324 holiday lettings
  • Sable Oaks Golf Course: 1,310 holiday lettings
  • Lyric Music Theater: 1,277 holiday lettings
  • Fort Preble: 1,260 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around South Portland listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in South Portland?

Yes, of course. offers 99 Houses in South Portland. Our other popular types of South Portland holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 92 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 31 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 31 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South Portland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in South Portland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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