Destination guide

Friendly Saco will entice you

The beaches and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Saco. Well known for its hiking, shopping and golfing, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Victoria Mansion and Portland Museum of Art are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Saco

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Saco has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Funtown Splashtown USA (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Monkey Trunks Extreme Aerial Adventure Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Aquaboggan Water Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Dunegrass Golf Club (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Nonesuch River Golf Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Gorham Country Club (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Saco

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Saco

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Saco is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ferry Beach State Park (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Scarborough Beach State Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Fortunes Rock Beach (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Higgins Beach (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Goose Rocks Beach (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Crescent Beach State Park (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Saco

The nearest airport is in Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport), located 10.6 mi (17.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), which is 15.7 mi (25.3 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Saco Transportation Center.

How many holiday rentals are available around Saco?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 919 holiday lettings around Saco. From 244 flats & apartments to 152 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Saco?

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 Saco:

  • Camp Ellis: 49 holiday homes
  • Summer Village: 99 holiday homes
  • Pine Point: 266 holiday homes
  • Cape Neddick: 806 holiday homes
  • Fortunes Rocks: 34 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 Saco? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Saco. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Biddeford-Saco Country Club: 1,750 holiday lettings
  • Ferry Beach State Park: 1,848 holiday lettings
  • Saco River Cigars: 1,866 holiday lettings
  • Old Orchard Beach Parasail: 1,888 holiday lettings
  • Saco Transportation Center: 1,892 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Saco 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 Flats in Saco?

Yes, of course. offers 244 Flats in Saco. Our other popular types of Saco holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 152 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 152 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 490 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Saco?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 119 holiday homes with pool available in Saco. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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