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Make a self catering cabin or holiday rental in Bethel, Maine, USA your home away from home

Bethel is a popular resort for winter skiing, close to the scenic White Mountains National Forest. There are a good selection of cosy log cabins in Bethel making it a great base for visitors in all seasons.

Things to Do in Bethel, ME

Bethel holiday rentals are close to the Sunday River Ski Resort and the Mt Abram Ski Resort which offer a host of winter sports activities. Sunday River is one of the largest ski resorts with a vertical drop of 2,340 feet and 133 trails across eight interconnected mountain peaks. The White Cap Fun Center has two snow tubing runs and handle tows. Nearby the Black Mountain of Maine hosts the US Cross Country Ski Championships in January. Once the snow has gone, Sunday River becomes a golf resort and the Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed course is ranked the #1 course in Maine according to Golfweek magazine. As well as the 18-hole course there is a clubhouse and a practice facility. Hiking and zip lining are also available from Sunday River Resort and mountain biking is accessible from the Chondola lift in the summer.

Places to Visit Around Bethel, ME

Set on the banks of the Androscoggin River on Paradise Hill there are few better places to enjoy a holiday rental. Bethel is an unspoilt paradise and the small town is well worth exploring. There are several fine inns for dining along with local shops and a spa. The classic seacoast town of Portland in Maine is a city brimming with small boutiques and excellent local restaurants serving fresh seafood and warming clam chowder. The Portland Headlight is Maine’s oldest lighthouse and is situated in Fort Williams Park along with the local museum. York and York Harbor offer sandy beaches, a famous lighthouse, historic museums and the largest wildlife park in Maine.

Weather in Bethel, Maine

Visitors staying in cabins in Bethel experience four different seasons. It has clear sunny days and cool nights in summer, reaching 79°F (26°C) with occasional showers and thunderstorms. Autumn days are crisp and cool with beautiful fall foliage. Winter starts around Thanksgiving in late November and the area has around plenty of deep snow during the ski season. Winter temperatures vary from the mid-30s to below 0°F (-18°C). Spring starts in mid-April with warmer temperatures and more humidity.

Travel to Bethel, Maine

The nearest international airport to Bethel is Portland International (PWM) Jetport which is about 71 miles southeast of Sugarloaf. It has regular flights from major North American cities and is served by Air Canada, Delta, United Express and US Airways. Bethel holiday rentals are easy to reach by hire car from the airport along I-95. Other airports to consider are Augusta State (AUG) Airport and Manchester-Boston Regional (MHT) Airport which is 155 miles southwest of Bethel.

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Bethel Holiday Homes & Rentals (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

2nd stay

5 of 5
Well this was our second year and the house was just as nice as last year. We are 8 adults and 4 children and while the adults were watching tv and relaxing upstairs the kids were downstairs playing wii I would reccomend this house to anyone clean and cozy!!!! Waking up to the mountain views and then the watching the sun go down was just sooo nice!!!! Rich is a pleasure to deal with and very easy to reach at any time. So if you are thinking you want to rent this house dont just rent it!!! My group just loves it!! Thanks Again Rich!!!!
  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2010