HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit

Make A Holiday Rental House in Southwest Harbor, USA, Your Home Away From Home

The settlement of Southwest Harbor is situated on an island just off the coast of Maine, in the far north-east of the United States. People take their holidays in Southwest Harbor as they enjoy the opportunity of getting down to nature and staying in self catering accommodation that enables them to come and go as they please and still be on the doorstep to great places to visit. Maine is a truly delightful part of the US and if you have the chance of taking your holidays in Southwest Harbor, grab it and you will definitely not regret it!

Things to Do on Holiday in Southwest Harbor, USA

Many people love to stay in self catering houses in Southwest Harbor as they are located in a very idyllic part of the United States that enables them to recharge their batteries and escape the rat race for a time. However, for when you can bear to prise yourself away from your private self catering property, there are plenty of activities to get your teeth into. You may want to enjoy long nature walks through the remote and scenic countryside. You could even choose to enjoy a cycle ride through the area and mountain biking is possible for the more adventurous. Other activities to bear in mind include fly fishing, horse riding, summer swimming, kayaking and canoeing and ornithology.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Southwest Harbor, USA

There are dozens of small Maine towns close-by on your holidays in Southwest Harbor and by visiting some of these, you will get a good idea of the quiet and great way of life that exists in this part of America. Lobster dishes are very popular in Maine and this is your chance to visit a local restaurant to sample this local delicacy for yourself. For when you fancy travelling a little farther, the city of Bangor lies just less than a two hour drive to the north of Southwest Harbor. The city has a predominately 19th century skyline, which is unusual in itself for any American settlement and much of this spectacular architecture has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is not a massive city, but it is definitely extremely charming and well worth a day’s visit.

Weather in Southwest Harbor, USA

The weather on your holidays in Southwest Harbor will be akin to a continental climate. However, the fact that you will be on the southern coast of an island in the Atlantic Ocean may well spare you from the worst of Maine’s weather. This will be an important factor for the winter months especially when temperatures may be a few degrees above the mainland; yet are still often below freezing, with snow very common. The summers are an entirely different world here, with temperatures regularly hitting the low-twenties degrees Celsius or more.

Travel to Southwest Harbor, USA

Bangor International Airport (BGR) will prove to be extremely convenient for your holidays in Southwest Harbor. First of all, you will need to book flights from the UK to New York airports (Newark (EWR) or (JFK). You can then fly with Delta Connections or US Airways Express to Bangor.

  • Showing 1-50 of 300+
Additional service fee may apply.
  View Map Map
    Exceptional! 5.0/5
    (8 reviews)
    avg/night
    • Studio
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Cabin #101854
    8
    Viewed 86 times in the last 48 hours
      Exceptional! 5.0/5
      (23 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 3 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 6
      House #889791vb
      23
      Viewed 84 times in the last 48 hours
        Exceptional! 5.0/5
        (9 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        Cottage #790510vb
        9
        Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
          Wonderful! 4.9/5
          (10 reviews)
          avg/night
          • 3 BR
          • 3 BA
          • Sleeps 7
          Cottage #4113804
          10
          Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
            Exceptional! 5.0/5
            (9 reviews)
            avg/night
            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Cottage #790508vb
            9
            Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
              Wonderful! 4.8/5
              (24 reviews)
              avg/night
              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Cottage #663097vb
              24
              Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                (25 reviews)
                avg/night
                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 6
                Condo #346032
                25
                Viewed 91 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                  (19 reviews)
                  avg/night
                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 2
                  Apartment #423135vb
                  19
                  Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (10 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    • 5 BR
                    • 4 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 10
                    House #4147453
                    10
                    Viewed 57 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                      (12 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Cottage #3498723
                      12
                      Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                        (18 reviews)
                        avg/night
                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 6
                        Cottage #189917
                        18
                        Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                          (27 reviews)
                          avg/night
                          • 3 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Separate Toilet
                          • Sleeps 6
                          House #556076vb
                          27
                          Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (28 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            • 3 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 8
                            House #3801876
                            28
                            Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
                              (23 reviews)
                              avg/night
                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Cottage #671843vb
                              23
                              Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                (23 reviews)
                                avg/night
                                • 3 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Separate Toilet
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Condo #152225
                                23
                                Viewed 75 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                  (24 reviews)
                                  avg/night
                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Cottage #956783
                                  24
                                  Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                    (13 reviews)
                                    avg/night
                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Condo #917063
                                    13
                                    Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                      (14 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 5
                                      House #962069
                                      14
                                      Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                        (21 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        House #3498716
                                        21
                                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                          (19 reviews)
                                          avg/night
                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Cottage #671844vb
                                          19
                                          Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (11 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            House #709990vb
                                            11
                                            Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (11 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 5
                                              Cottage #4107833
                                              11
                                              Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                (11 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                House #3544256
                                                11
                                                Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (24 reviews)
                                                  avg/night
                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 3 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                  Cottage #982785
                                                  24
                                                  Viewed 68 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                    (14 reviews)
                                                    avg/night
                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                    Cottage #3757035
                                                    14
                                                    Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Very Good! 4.0/5
                                                      (11 reviews)
                                                      avg/night
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Condo #4196813
                                                      11
                                                      Viewed 79 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (38 reviews)
                                                        avg/night
                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                        Cottage #289927
                                                        38
                                                        Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                          (6 reviews)
                                                          avg/night
                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                          Lodge #3775459
                                                          6
                                                          Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                            (18 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            • 1 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Cottage #671845vb
                                                            18
                                                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                              (25 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Cottage #996189
                                                              25
                                                              Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                (14 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Cottage #3003136
                                                                14
                                                                Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (18 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                  House #976458
                                                                  18
                                                                  Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    House #256620vb
                                                                    3
                                                                    Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                      (10 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      Cottage #407987vb
                                                                      10
                                                                      Viewed 66 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                        (24 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                                        Cottage #165969
                                                                        24
                                                                        Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                          (8 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          Cabin #205979
                                                                          8
                                                                          Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                            (17 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 5 BR
                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                            • Sleeps 12
                                                                            House #3906638
                                                                            17
                                                                            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (20 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                              Apartment #743560vb
                                                                              20
                                                                              Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                (20 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                House #337604vb
                                                                                20
                                                                                Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                  (28 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Cottage #203055
                                                                                  28
                                                                                  Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                    (5 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    Cottage #364892vb
                                                                                    5
                                                                                    Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (40 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                      Cabin #270139
                                                                                      40
                                                                                      Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (11 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Cottage #459455vb
                                                                                        11
                                                                                        Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                                          House #413634vb
                                                                                          3
                                                                                          Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                                                            House #4105087
                                                                                            2
                                                                                            Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                                              (10 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Condo #3797199
                                                                                              10
                                                                                              Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                (17 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                House #4041331
                                                                                                17
                                                                                                Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                  (19 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  House #3548813
                                                                                                  19
                                                                                                  Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                                                                    House #4103193
                                                                                                    4
                                                                                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      House #4055924
                                                                                                      3
                                                                                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 1 - 50 of 300+
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      A well situated homely house with a fine kitchen as a convivial focus

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      The house is situated on the quieter side of Mt Desert Island just a few hundred yards from a fine cafe (very good lobster rolls), a decent bar and 2 reasonable restaurants. In addition, there is an excellent wine shop which also sells good cheese and olives. A deli is also there in Southwest Harbor which is not inexpensive but is comprehensive in terms of what it sells and very close.There are walks directly from the house to forest and coast but varied and longer trails are close by. The house centres around the kitchen which is very well equipped. The kitchen provided the social centre for our party and we loved eating and drinking there all together. The house is comfortable and well fitted out. The garden is large and a social focus too, aided of course by the hot tub. The great thing about the house is that after a day out walking, it is a home that you want to go back too, whether it is to stay in all evening or to go out for a drink first or start the evening in the kitchen and then go out. We recommend it highly and would go back there. Mrs Carroll is a very welcoming owner.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016