Where to stay around Wells?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,289 holiday lettings near Wells. From 686 Houses to 298 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: 106 holiday homes
  • Seaglass Village: 135 holiday homes
  • Moody: 197 holiday homes
  • York Beach: 301 holiday homes
  • Goose Rocks Beach: 65 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: 1,844 holiday lettings
  • Wells Regional Transportation Center: 1,804 holiday lettings
  • Merriland Farms Golf Course: 1,847 holiday lettings
  • Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farms: 1,836 holiday lettings
  • Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge: 1,843 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 686 Houses in Wells. Our other popular types of Wells holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 298 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 60 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 9 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent beach rentals in Wells?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 356 beach rentals in Wells. You have also many other possibilities in Wells area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 211 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 139 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 9 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wells?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 254 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.

    Activities and attractions in and around Wells

    Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Wells a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Old Marsh Country Club (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Merriland Farms Golf Course (3 mi / 4.9 km)
    • Webhannet Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11 km)
    • Cape Neddick Country Club (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
    • Pine Hollow Little Par Three Golf Course (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
    • Center for Wildlife (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)

    Seasonal weather in Wells

    Travellers enjoy Wells for its kayaking. If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Wells

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Wells is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve (4 mi / 6.5 km)
    • Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
    • Moody Beach (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
    • Ogunquit Beach (5 mi / 8 km)
    • Footbridge Beach (5 mi / 8.1 km)
    • Gardens at Historic Wallingford Hall (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)