Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Bass Harbor

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Bass Harbor. This city's island views, hiking and parks draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


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)
Natural features

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)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Bass Harbor

The nearest airport is in Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), located 14.8 mi (23.8 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bass Harbor?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 270 holiday lettings around Bass Harbor. From 88 cottages to 88 cabins, 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 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:

  • Seal Cove: 50 holiday homes
  • Seawall: 33 holiday homes
  • East Sullivan: 17 holiday homes
  • Seal Harbor: 17 holiday homes
  • Northeast Harbor: 255 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? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bass Harbor. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bar Harbor: 1,166 holiday lettings
  • Garland Farm: 1,220 holiday lettings
  • Ocean Path Trailhead: 1,088 holiday lettings
  • L.L. Bean Shopping Outlet: 1,079 holiday lettings
  • Cadillac Mountain: 1,142 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bass Harbor listed on 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 Cottages in Bass Harbor?

Yes, of course. offers 88 Cottages in Bass Harbor. Our other popular types of Bass Harbor holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 88 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 127 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 38 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Bass Harbor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.