Where to stay around Cape Elizabeth?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 879 holiday lettings near Cape Elizabeth. From 409 houses to 145 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 Cape Elizabeth is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Cape Elizabeth?

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 Cape Elizabeth:

  • Peaks Island: 58 holiday homes
  • Bailey Island: 60 holiday homes
  • Cash Corner: 15 holiday homes
  • Orr's Island: 54 holiday homes
  • Goose Rocks Beach: 66 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 Cape Elizabeth?

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

  • Fort Williams Park: 1,232 holiday lettings
  • Cape Elizabeth Light: 1,236 holiday lettings
  • Goddard Mansion: 1,226 holiday lettings
  • Portland Head Light: 1,236 holiday lettings
  • Crescent Beach State Park: 1,295 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cape Elizabeth 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 Cape Elizabeth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 409 houses in Cape Elizabeth. Our other popular types of Cape Elizabeth holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 145 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 136 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 130 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 Cape Elizabeth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 83 holiday homes with pool available in Cape Elizabeth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Cape Elizabeth, Maine your home away from home

    Cape Elizabeth is a scenic city with a well-photographed lighthouse. It is just a short drive from the City of Portland and is surrounded by history and natural beauty.

    Things to Do in Cape Elizabeth, Maine

    Holiday rentals in Cape Elizabeth offer a stack of things to do for visitors to this scenic area of New England. Outdoor recreation includes hiking, cycling, boating, fishing, swimming and enjoying the local beaches. The Cape Elizabeth Land Trust conserves and manages the marshes and woodlands in the area and offers miles of hiking trails and a wildlife refuge and reserve. Crescent Beach State Park has a sandy beach and excellent amenities including showers, playground and picnic tables for a pleasant family day out. It is ideal for sunbathing, fishing and watersports with its calm sheltered waters. Wildlife watching in the area can include moose safaris and whale watching trips. In winter nearby Presque Isle is a popular centre for cross-country skiing.

    Places to Visit Around Cape Elizabeth, Maine

    The lovely city of Portland should be a top priority to visit from Cape Elizabeth holiday homes. It has several interesting museums including an art museum, children’s museum and a museum dedicated to African art. Take a scenic drive or guided walk around the city or attend a performance at the local theatre or opera. It frequently hosts jazz and rock concerts along with performances by the symphony orchestra. The Old Port with its Federal-style architecture is now a shopping and dining district. Fort Kent offers many festivals and events including the International Muskie Derby and the Can Am Crown 250 Sled Dog Race. It is the gateway to the North Maine Woods and was once a major outpost for lumber.

    Weather in Cape Elizabeth, Maine

    Cape Elizabeth holiday rentals in New England enjoy warm damp summers and cold snowy winters. Average daytime highs in July reach 26°C (79°F) and fall to around 15°C (59°F) overnight. From December to April, temperatures remain frequently below freezing, from -1 to -11°C (30 to 12°F) in January. The area has precipitation all year round which falls as snow in the winter months.

    Travel to Cape Elizabeth, Maine

    The closest international airport to holiday rentals in Cape Elizabeth, Maine is Portland International (PWM) Jetport. It handles both domestic and international flights and is about 11 miles away. The best way to reach Georgetown is by hiring a car from the airport and driving along the ME-77 although a local bus or taxi may also be able to make the journey in around 30 minutes. Logan International (BOS) Airport in Boston is approximately 110 miles away and has regular flights from all over the world.

    Attractions in and around Cape Elizabeth

    First time in Cape Elizabeth and looking for places to see? Take the children and visit Southworth Planetarium, Joker's Family Fun and Games and Aquaboggan Water Park. Don't miss landmarks such as Portland Head Light, Fort Williams Park and Goddard Mansion. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Higgins Beach or experience the natural beauty of Crescent Beach State Park and Two Lights State Park. Plan to attend a game or event? Get tickets for Cumberland County Civic Center or Hadlock Field. Activities around the area include Casco Bay Lines Ferry Terminal, Sable Oaks Golf Course and Nonesuch River Golf Club. You might also want to add other must-see places in the region such as Victoria Mansion, Portland Museum of Art or Children's Museum of Maine to your agenda.