Destination guide

Friendly Southport will entice you

The ocean views and gardens create a pretty picture of Southport. Travellers especially like the boating, canoeing and golfing in this welcoming and relaxing city. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Southport

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Travellers enjoy Southport for its boating, canoeing and golfing. Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Southport a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Maine State Aquarium (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Boothbay Golf Course (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Southport

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Southport is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fisherman's Memorial Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Reid State Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Barrett Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Cabbage Island (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Josephine Newman Audubon Sanctuary (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Southport

The nearest airport is in Wiscasset, ME (ISS), located 10.3 mi (16.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive), which is 14.1 mi (22.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Southport?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 474 holiday lettings around Southport. From 208 cabins to 208 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.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Southport?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Southport. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • West Southport: 53 holiday homes
  • Newagen: 489 holiday homes
  • Hendricks Head Light: 920 holiday homes
  • Juniper Point: 531 holiday homes
  • Southport Memorial Library: 897 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Southport! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Southport?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Southport with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Harpswell: 399 holiday lettings
  • Damariscotta: 707 holiday lettings
  • Bristol: 571 holiday lettings
  • Georgetown: 649 holiday lettings
  • Newcastle: 558 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Southport? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Southport. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hendricks Head Light: 920 holiday rentals
  • Southport Memorial Library: 897 holiday rentals
  • Hendricks Hill Museum: 935 holiday rentals
  • Sewell Pond Conservation Area: 942 holiday rentals
  • Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area: 920 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Southport listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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