Destination guide

The beachside setting of Wells Beach is ready to explore

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Wells Beach. Renowned for its surfing, seafood restaurants and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Wells Beach

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Wells Beach a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Old Marsh Country Club (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Merriland Farms Golf Course (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Webhannet Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Cape Neddick Country Club (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Cape Arundel Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Center for Wildlife (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Wells Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wells Beach

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

  • Moody Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Ogunquit Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Footbridge Beach (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Marginal Way (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Wells Beach

The nearest airport is in Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Portsmouth, NH (PSM-Portsmouth Intl.), which is 19.7 mi (31.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Wells Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 877 holiday lettings around Wells Beach. From 412 Houses to 224 Cottages, 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 are the most popular destinations to visit in Wells Beach?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Wells Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • New England: 38,614 holiday homes
  • New Hampshire: 4,086 holiday homes
  • Kennebunkport: 1,604 holiday homes
  • Portsmouth: 766 holiday homes
  • York Beach: 390 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Wells Beach! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Wells Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Wells Beach with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Kennebunkport: 1,604 holiday lettings
  • Portsmouth: 766 holiday lettings
  • Old Orchard Beach: 875 holiday lettings
  • York: 1,217 holiday lettings
  • Ogunquit: 1,280 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Wells Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Wells Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Seacoast Science Center: 1,483 holiday rentals
  • Scarborough Beach State Park: 1,348 holiday rentals
  • Kennebunkport Village Green: 2,027 holiday rentals
  • Dunegrass Golf Club: 1,575 holiday rentals
  • Long Sands Beach: 444 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wells Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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