Destination guide

The beachside setting of Kennebunk is ready to explore

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Kennebunk. This scenic city is known for its shopping, restaurants and sightseeing. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Kennebunk

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Kennebunk a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Merriland Farms Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Cape Arundel Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Webhannet Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Old Marsh Country Club (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Pine Hollow Little Par Three Golf Course (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Cape Neddick Country Club (11.3 mi / 18.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Kennebunk

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kennebunk

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kennebunk is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gardens at Historic Wallingford Hall (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Kennebunk Dog Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Mother's Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Kennebunkport Village Green (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Kennebunk

The nearest airport is in Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), located 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport), which is 21.5 mi (34.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kennebunk?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,468 holiday lettings around Kennebunk. From 345 flats & apartments to 319 cottages, 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.

Can I rent a seaside property in Kennebunk?

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside... said... absolutely everyone. Find the perfect shared setting for your crew and you'll be well on your way to beachy bliss. HomeAway has 593 holiday homes by the beach. Alternatively, you might prefer trying a different setting. HomeAway has loads of choices, including:

  • 379 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 283 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 256 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Kennebunk?

If you want an authentic holiday experience and love having lots of room to move, renting an entire house is the way to go. There are 689 options available on HomeAway. Prices start from £38 per night. If that doesn't fit with your squad's style, we have a range of different self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • Cottage: 279 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £58 per night.
  • Condo: 242 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £51 per night.
  • Apartment: 98 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £69 per night.

Can I stay in Kennebunk in a large group?

It can be tricky finding time to meet up with friends and family members. A getaway is an ideal opportunity to be reunited. If you were planning to stay under the same roof, HomeAway has places for you. 136 house holiday rentals are ready to be booked. Currently, they're the preferred choice here for sizeable groups. The rental properties that are perfect for large numbers in the area include:

  • Are you searching for rentals that can hold 6 holiday makers? We have 712 that will suit. Prices begin from just £77 per night.
  • Keen to find a rental property for 8 guests? We have 454 that will be perfect. Prices begin at just £124 per night.
  • Trying to find holiday rentals to suit 10 people? You'll be glad to hear we have 322 that'll be perfect. You can grab one from just £154 per night.

You and your posse will be more than satisfied when you arrange your Kennebunk escape with us!

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