Destination guide

Friendly Windham will entice you

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Windham. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its restaurants and shopping. Portland Observatory and Wadsworth-Longfellow House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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 Windham

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Windham has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Riverside Municipal Golf Course (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Joker's Family Fun and Games (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Twin Falls Golf Club (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Gorham Country Club (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Sable Oaks Golf Course (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Southworth Planetarium (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Windham

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

  • Shaw Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Sebago Lake (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Mackworth Island (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Deering Oaks Park (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Eastern Promenade (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • East End Beach (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Windham

Fly into Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport), the closest airport, located 11.5 mi (18.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Auburn, ME (LEW-Auburn - Lewiston Municipal), which is 18.3 mi (29.5 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Windham?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 626 holiday lettings around Windham. From 181 cabins to 119 flats & apartments, 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 lakefront property in Windham?

Just picture it. You and your crew, out on the deck, soaking up idyllic lake scenery with a refreshment in hand. Our lakeside escapes are all about relaxing days and super chill nights. HomeAway has 167 getaway properties near lakes available. Open to other suggestions? HomeAway has stacks more rental options to search through, including:

  • 130 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 116 lake-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 106 shore-front holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Windham?

If you're searching for a home away from home this holiday, renting a whole house is a great idea. You and your crew will have plenty of space for all sorts of getaway activities. There are 292 options currently on HomeAway. Prices start from £81 a night. Or maybe you'd rather go for one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Cottage: 136 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £76 per night.
  • Apartment: 89 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £69 per night.
  • Condo: 34 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £77 per night.

Can I stay in Windham in a large group?

There's nothing more exciting than being somewhere completely new with friends and family. The good news is HomeAway has some places to suit large groups. Currently, house holiday rentals are the latest thing for big groups of travellers here, and you'll find 83 featured on our database. If you're wanting to stay in a large group, the rental options that can meet your needs include:

  • On the lookout for places that can hold 6 holiday makers? We have 368 that will fit the bill. Prices start from £96 per night.
  • If you have 8 in your family, you'll be pleased to hear that there are 234 rental properties suitable. You can get one for as little as £96 a night.
  • Trying to find rentals suitable for 10 guests? You'll be glad to hear we have 98 that'll be ideal. You can get one for as little as £158 per night.

Your whole squad will be well catered to when you book your Windham escape through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Windham?

Friends are the family we choose for ourselves. Catch up with those who mean the most to you and plan a budget-friendly getaway with HomeAway. Freeport is heaven for bargain hunters. And with 14 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £141 a night, it's not difficult to see why. You'll find another 3 HomeAway holiday rentals waiting for you in or around Cliff Island. The average price in this area is £176 a night.

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