Find the best place to stay — Wells

Where to stay around Wells?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,325 holiday lettings near Wells. From 712 houses to 305 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Wells for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Wells?

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 Wells:

  • Summer Village: 111 holiday homes
  • Seaglass Village: 138 holiday homes
  • Moody: 202 holiday homes
  • York Beach: 312 holiday homes
  • Kittery Point: 19 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 Wells?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Wells. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Johnson Hall Museum: 1,911 holiday lettings
  • Wells Regional Transportation Center: 1,870 holiday lettings
  • Merriland Farms Golf Course: 1,916 holiday lettings
  • Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farms: 1,905 holiday lettings
  • Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve: 1,904 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Wells listed on HomeAway 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 Wells?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 712 houses in Wells. Our other popular types of Wells holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 305 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 154 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 68 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wells?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 265 holiday homes with pool available in Wells. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Wells, Maine, USA your home away from home

    The charming town of Wells in Maine is one of the oldest towns in the state dating back to 1653. Holiday rentals in Wells offer a charming mixture of historic architecture, beautiful beaches and natural reserves, with something for every visitor to enjoy.

    Things to Do in Wells, Maine

    Wells Beach is the main attraction for visitors staying in holiday rentals in the Wells area, along with Drakes Island Beach and East Shore Beach. Swimming, boating, windsurfing, shelling and walking can all be enjoyed along the scenic coastline. The town has a number of museums including the Wells Auto Museum with over 80 antique and classic cars on display. The Historic Society Meeting House Museum and Library is on the site of the first congregational church of Wells and has a fine collection of local artifacts in a beautiful old building. Shopping for antiques and books around Wells is a real pleasure and the area is also popular for fine dining and scenic drives. Charter a boat and go deep sea fishing or try fishing from the local breakwater. Golf courses and miniature golf courses are plentiful in the area for a challenging game.

    Places to Visit Around Wells, Maine

    Neighbouring Ogunquit is just a short drive from holiday homes in Wells and is a charming artists' colony. The delightful boutiques and galleries can be found on Dock Square and nearby lighthouses dot the coastline at Portland and Wood Island. Wells Harbour is busy with lobster fishermen and Portland Harbor is the place to book a whale watching trip, take a narrated cruise around the bay or try your hand at lobstering. Maine Wildlife Park is home to many local species including moose, bears, deer, cougars and birds of prey.

    Weather in Wells, Maine

    Visitors staying in Wells holiday rentals will find the area has four distinct seasons. Summers are hot and showery, reaching an average 27°C (81°F). Winters are cold with snow and freezing overnight temperatures from December through March. Spring is a beautiful season in New England with daytime highs of 12-19°C (54-66°F) and the autumn is famous for its vividly colored leaves. The area has some rain at any time of year.

    Travel to Wells, Maine

    Holiday rentals in Wells are approximately 67 miles from Manchester (MHT) Airport in New Hampshire which is the nearest airport. Alternatively, Boston Logan (BOS) Airport is 75 miles away and offers nonstop flights to 72 domestic and 30 international destinations, making it very easy to reach. There are various transportation options into the city from the airport including the Silver Line subway system and the Logan Express, a comfortable bus service. Visitors are recommended to hire a car to drive to Wells, which is easy to reach along the I-95 highway.

    Attractions in and around Wells

    Looking for places to see while you're in Wells? Take the children and visit Gardens at Historic Wallingford Hall, Center for Wildlife and York's Wild Kingdom. Visitors searching for nearby landmarks can take a trip to Fort Constitution Historical Site. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Moody Beach and Ogunquit Beach or experience the natural beauty of Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve and Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge. You can take a shopping trip to Blacksmiths Mall, Kittery Outlets and Tanger Outlets Kittery. Fun activities in the city include Old Marsh Country Club and Merriland Farms Golf Course. Also while in town, consider a visit to Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farms and Johnson Hall Museum.