Where to stay around Bass Harbor?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 75 holiday lettings near Bass Harbor. From 38 houses to 24 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 Bass Harbor is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bass Harbor?

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 Bass Harbor:

  • Bernard: 73 holiday homes
  • Otter Creek: 29 holiday homes
  • Hall Quarry: 39 holiday homes
  • Hancock Point: 29 holiday homes
  • Seawall: 40 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 Bass Harbor?

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

  • Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse: 1,071 holiday lettings
  • Ship Harbor Nature Trailhead: 1,084 holiday lettings
  • Pretty Marsh: 1,238 holiday lettings
  • Friend Memorial Public Library: 1,040 holiday lettings
  • Cadillac Mountain: 1,167 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bass Harbor 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 Bass Harbor?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 38 houses in Bass Harbor. Our other popular types of Bass Harbor holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 5 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bass Harbor?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1 holiday homes with pool available in Bass Harbor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make A Holiday Rental Cottage in Bass Harbor, USA, Your Home Away From Home

    Mount Desert Island is a popular holiday destination for people from around the world, and it is estimated that each year, over 2 million tourists visit. The primary reason for this is to visit the Acadia National Park, although many people stay on the island for weeks at a time, enjoying its natural beauty. A range of accommodation types are available in the area to cater for the tourists, and an excellent choice is to stay in a holiday rental cottage in Bass Harbor. Located on the southern side of the island, the properties include a fully fitted kitchen, comfortable furnishings, and all the mod-cons which help to make it a veritable home away from home.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Bass Harbor, USA

    One of the great things about a holiday in Bass Harbor is that there is such a wide range of possible leisure activities to try. The Acadia national Park provides the chance to enjoy many of them, with hiking and climbing being just two of the choices. Other ideas for things to do whilst staying at self catering accommodation in Bass Harbor include swimming, deep-sea fishing, sailing, kayaking and even golf.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Bass Harbor, USA

    It is always nice to get out and about in order to see some of the area that one is staying at during a vacation, and a holiday in Bass Harbor is surely no exception to this. There are a number of places of interest on Mount Desert island that can be visited, and these include the villages of Bar Harbor, Hulls Cove and Somesville. Other notable places to visit include Bubble Rock which is located just below the summit of South Bubble Mountain, Asticou Azalea Garden which is a Japanese style garden found in Northeast Harbor and the Bar Harbor Whale Museum.

    Weather in Bass Harbor, USA

    The Mount Desert Island area experiences a very similar climate to that of mainland Maine, although extremes of temperature can occur. During the summer, average daily highs of 26 degrees Celsius can be enjoyed, although on rare occasions, the night-time temperatures during this time can dip to 7 degrees. During the winter period, snowfall is commonplace, and daily average lows of -1 degree occur.

    Travel to Bass Harbor, USA

    The best airport to use when considering a holiday in Bass Harbor is located in Boston. Logan International Airport (BOS) offers dozens of connections with cities from within the United States and from around the world on many different airlines. Travellers from the UK intending to stay in a holiday cottage in Bass Harbor might like to take advantage of the regular British Airways or Virgin Atlantic services which fly out of London Heathrow (LHR). As Boston is some distance from Mount Desert Island, it is advisable to organise the use of a hire car in order to both reach the property and to have greater freedom of movement during the time spent there.

    Activities and attractions in and around Bass Harbor

    Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Bass Harbor has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Northeast Harbor Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9 km)
    • Kebo Valley Golf Club (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
    • Bar Harbor Whale Watching (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
    • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
    • Edgar M. Tennis Preserve (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Bass Harbor

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bass Harbor is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Ship Harbor Nature Trailhead (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Thuya Garden (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
    • Asticou Azalea Garden (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
    • Acadia National Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
    • Bracy Cove (6 mi / 9.6 km)
    • Mount Desert Island (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)