Where to stay around York Beach?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 306 holiday lettings near York Beach. From 185 houses to 61 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near York Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to York Beach?

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 York Beach:

  • Rye Beach: 22 holiday homes
  • Goose Rocks Beach: 66 holiday homes
  • Kittery Point: 20 holiday homes
  • Summer Village: 107 holiday homes
  • Seaglass Village: 136 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 York Beach?

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

  • Short Sands Beach: 1,450 holiday lettings
  • York's Wild Kingdom: 1,447 holiday lettings
  • Nubble Lighthouse: 1,447 holiday lettings
  • Long Sands Beach: 1,430 holiday lettings
  • Walker's Point: 1,856 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around York Beach 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 York Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 185 houses in York Beach. Our other popular types of York Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 61 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 8 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 York Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in York Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in York Beach, Maine, USA your home away from home

    York Beach is a popular holiday resort on the coast of Maine in New England. It offers a taste of traditional life in this area with great food, local festivals and summer events.

    Things to Do in York Beach, ME

    York Beach has two main beaches for visitors looking to enjoy water-based activities. Swimming, sunbathing, kayaking, sailing and other water sports can all be enjoyed from your beach house on York Beach. The waters are crystal clear for swimming from the two-mile stretch of sand at Long Sands Beach. Short Sands Beach has amusements, a playground, carousel and arcade. You can watch how Goldenrod’s famous salt water taffy is made and sample their delicious ice cream. There are several local restaurants within walking distance of many York Beach holiday rentals where you can dine on some of the best seafood anywhere. Walkers can stroll along the Wiggly Bridge over the York River or along the Cliff Walk to enjoy this scenic coastline.

    Places to Visit Around York Beach, ME

    The York area has something for everyone to enjoy with a famous lighthouse, historical museums and the largest zoo in Maine. Close to York Beach holiday homes is York Village, York Harbor and Cape Neddick. The 1879 Nubble Lighthouse is said to be the most photographed in the state and the best place to take a picture is from Sohier Park. Close by is Passaconaway Beach which has great rock pools for exploring at low tide. Mount Agamenticus is the tallest mountain on the coast of Southern Maine and is enjoyed by hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders. Views from the 692 foot high summit take in Boston, Cape Elizabeth and Mount Washington. The Museum of Old York is in the heart of York Village and includes the oldest jail in America.

    Weather in York Beach, Maine

    York Beach holiday rentals experience warm humid summers reaching 79°F (26°C) on average in July and August. In winter the temperature drops to well below freezing (12°F or -11°C) although temperatures are moderated by the town’s closeness to the Atlantic Ocean. The area has showers at any time of year with snow in winter.

    Travel to York Beach, Maine

    The nearest international airport to York Beach holiday rentals is Portland International (PWM) Jetport which is about 45 miles away. It has regular flights from American and Canadian cities and is served by Air Canada, Delta, United Express and US Airways. York Beach is easy to reach by car along the I-95. Other international airports in the area are Manchester-Boston Regional (MHT) Airport and Logan International (BOS) Airport in Boston MA.

    Activities and attractions in and around York Beach

    Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes York Beach a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • York's Wild Kingdom (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • Cape Neddick Country Club (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
    • Center for Wildlife (4.9 mi / 8 km)
    • The Ledges Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
    • Old Marsh Country Club (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
    • Wentworth by the Sea Golf Club (9.9 mi / 16 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in York Beach

    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.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in York Beach

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, York Beach is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Long Sands Beach (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Short Sands Beach (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • York Harbor Beach (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
    • Perkins Cove (5 mi / 8.1 km)
    • Marginal Way (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
    • Mount Agamenticus (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)