Find the best place to stay — Bailey Island

Where to stay around Bailey Island?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 63 holiday lettings near Bailey Island. From 30 houses to 26 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 Bailey Island is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bailey Island?

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 Bailey Island:

  • Peaks Island: 57 holiday homes
  • Orr's Island: 54 holiday homes
  • Town Landing: 24 holiday homes
  • Willard Beach: 59 holiday homes
  • Willard: 65 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 Bailey Island?

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

  • Bailey Island Bridge: 879 holiday lettings
  • Skolfield-Whittier House: 767 holiday lettings
  • LL Bean Flagship Store: 808 holiday lettings
  • Southern Maine Community College: 1,226 holiday lettings
  • Josephine Newman Audubon Sanctuary: 895 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bailey Island 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 Bailey Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 30 houses in Bailey Island. Our other popular types of Bailey Island holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 2 self catering accommodations

Make A Holiday Rental House in Bailey Island, USA, Your Home Away From Home

Bailey Island can be found off the coast of Maine, in the far north-eastern corner of the United States of America. It comes under the administration of the town of Harpswell. People choose to take their holidays in Bailey Island every year as they are in an idyllic and tranquil part of the world but are still able to enjoy a plethora of activities. The self catering accommodation in Bailey Island will often boast spectacular views out to sea and all properties will offer a high degree of comfort and all the facilities you would ever need for a memorable stay in the area.

Things to Do on Holiday in Bailey Island, USA

As your holidays in Bailey Island will be spent in rather a remote part of America, it is always a good idea to have access to your own transport. At least this way, you will be able to venture off and explore some of the great sandy beaches that can be found in this part of Maine. At the Atlantic coast, you are able to take part in activities such as swimming, surfing, wind surfing, deep-sea fishing and jet skiing. There are some scenic walks to take along the coastal paths around Bailey Island, which will regularly meander inland to take in a landmark of the region.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Bailey Island, USA

There are a few landmarks for you to visit in Bailey Island before you wander off to see other parts of Maine. For a start, you really should try to visit Mackerel Cove which is said to be one of the most photogenic scenes in Maine. You might also like to head to the very end of the island which is the Maine version of Land’s end. One other natural attraction to take in is The Giant Stairs which are appropriately-named rock formations. For when you fancy venturing a little further afield why not head to the nearby city of Portland where you will find all of the usual tourist attractions, including fantastic shopping opportunities, cafés, bars, restaurants and plenty of museums to help you better understand the history of the area.

Weather in Bailey Island, USA

Visitors spending their holidays in Bailey Island will discover that the area enjoys warm summers and cooler winters. Temperatures can often reach the early- to mid-twenties degrees Celsius in summer, whilst in winter they average around 5 degrees, although this may often drop below 0 degrees Celsius, especially at night. Bailey Island has an average annual precipitation of around 42 inches.

Travel to Bailey Island, USA

Most tourists looking to spend their holidays in Bailey Island will first fly to New York (JFK) airport with either American Airlines, British Airways or Virgin Atlantic, departing from London Heathrow (LHR). They will then take a connecting domestic flight through United Express or Delta Connection to Portland International Jetport (PWM). Picking up a hired car from the airport is probably a good idea to get you to Bailey Island.

Attractions in and around Bailey Island

Looking for places to see while you're in Bailey Island? Some of the area's family-friendly attractions for travellers include Wilbur's of Maine Chocolate Confections and Southworth Planetarium. Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can take a trip to Portland Head Light and Portland Observatory, or spend an enlightening afternoon at Wadsworth-Longfellow House or Children's Museum of Maine. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for green spaces such as Eagle Island State Park and Hermit Island. You can take a shopping trip to LL Bean Flagship Store and Maine Street. Popular regional attractions such as Victoria Mansion and Portland Museum of Art might be worth a visit during your stay. Why not also add Bailey Island Bridge, Casco Bay or Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area to your agenda?