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Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Wells, Maine, USA your home away from home

The charming town of Wells in Maine is one of the oldest towns in the state dating back to 1653. Holiday rentals in Wells offer a charming mixture of historic architecture, beautiful beaches and natural reserves, with something for every visitor to enjoy.

Things to Do in Wells, Maine

Wells Beach is the main attraction for visitors staying in holiday rentals in the Wells area, along with Drakes Island Beach and East Shore Beach. Swimming, boating, windsurfing, shelling and walking can all be enjoyed along the scenic coastline. The town has a number of museums including the Wells Auto Museum with over 80 antique and classic cars on display. The Historic Society Meeting House Museum and Library is on the site of the first congregational church of Wells and has a fine collection of local artifacts in a beautiful old building. Shopping for antiques and books around Wells is a real pleasure and the area is also popular for fine dining and scenic drives. Charter a boat and go deep sea fishing or try fishing from the local breakwater. Golf courses and miniature golf courses are plentiful in the area for a challenging game.

Places to Visit Around Wells, Maine

Neighbouring Ogunquit is just a short drive from holiday homes in Wells and is a charming artists' colony. The delightful boutiques and galleries can be found on Dock Square and nearby lighthouses dot the coastline at Portland and Wood Island. Wells Harbour is busy with lobster fishermen and Portland Harbor is the place to book a whale watching trip, take a narrated cruise around the bay or try your hand at lobstering. Maine Wildlife Park is home to many local species including moose, bears, deer, cougars and birds of prey.

Weather in Wells, Maine

Visitors staying in Wells holiday rentals will find the area has four distinct seasons. Summers are hot and showery, reaching an average 27°C (81°F). Winters are cold with snow and freezing overnight temperatures from December through March. Spring is a beautiful season in New England with daytime highs of 12-19°C (54-66°F) and the autumn is famous for its vividly colored leaves. The area has some rain at any time of year.

Travel to Wells, Maine

Holiday rentals in Wells are approximately 67 miles from Manchester (MHT) Airport in New Hampshire which is the nearest airport. Alternatively, Boston Logan (BOS) Airport is 75 miles away and offers nonstop flights to 72 domestic and 30 international destinations, making it very easy to reach. There are various transportation options into the city from the airport including the Silver Line subway system and the Logan Express, a comfortable bus service. Visitors are recommended to hire a car to drive to Wells, which is easy to reach along the I-95 highway.

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Wells Holiday Homes & Cottages (300+)

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    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (22 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 1 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 3
    Condo #7011484
    22
    Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
      Excellent! 4.4/5
      (12 reviews)
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      • 4 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 14
      Cottage #3908127
      12
      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.8/5
        (6 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 3 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Separate Toilet
        • Sleeps 8
        Townhome #296165vb
        6
        Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
          Excellent! 4.3/5
          (7 reviews)
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          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Condo #759851vb
          7
          Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
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            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 6
            Apartment #4271724
            1 Review
            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
              Exceptional! 5.0/5
              (11 reviews)
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              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              Condo #593900vb
              11
              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                • 3 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 8
                Condo #649082vb
                3
                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 5
                  Cottage #4079817
                  4
                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
                    (7 reviews)
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 5
                    Cottage #3540401
                    7
                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Cottage #3877130
                      6
                        Exceptional! 5.0/5
                        (24 reviews)
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Condo #3685530
                        24
                        Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 5
                          Cottage #3495369
                          21
                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 6
                            Cottage #4105635
                            4
                              Excellent! 4.3/5
                              (9 reviews)
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Cottage #7020573
                              9
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Condo #3861534
                                1 Review
                                Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 8
                                  House #576310vb
                                  3
                                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 3 BA
                                    • Separate Toilet
                                    • Sleeps 8
                                    Cottage #4218614
                                    2 Reviews
                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                      (7 reviews)
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                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Cottage #835945vb
                                      7
                                      Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        Apartment #592799vb
                                        3
                                        Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                          (5 reviews)
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          Condo #575639vb
                                          5
                                          Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (14 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 8
                                            House #315687vb
                                            14
                                            Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                              (7 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Cottage #972468
                                              7
                                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                (28 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                Condo #124249
                                                28
                                                Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (9 reviews)
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                                                  • Studio
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                  Condo #693197vb
                                                  9
                                                  Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                    (5 reviews)
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Condo #673098vb
                                                    5
                                                    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                      Cottage #170329
                                                      33
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (30 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                        House #3964178
                                                        30
                                                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                          (13 reviews)
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                          Apartment #579733vb
                                                          13
                                                          Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 7
                                                            Apartment #4021921
                                                            6
                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                              Condo #872003vb
                                                              3
                                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                (5 reviews)
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                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                House #7082698
                                                                5
                                                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • Studio
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                  Townhome #845476vb
                                                                  2 Reviews
                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    House #833238vb
                                                                    12
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                      (13 reviews)
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      Condo #871974vb
                                                                      13
                                                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                        (6 reviews)
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                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                                        Condo #3864687
                                                                        6
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          Apartment #3962154
                                                                          4
                                                                          Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Cottage #3900816
                                                                            3
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                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                              • 3 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                              House #4134008
                                                                              2 Reviews
                                                                              Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Cottage #136314
                                                                                6
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Cottage #3905534
                                                                                  2 Reviews
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    Apartment #4275988
                                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 14
                                                                                      House #914440vb
                                                                                      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                        (28 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        Cottage #122001
                                                                                        28
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Cottage #878026vb
                                                                                          1 Review
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                            (5 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Cottage #4104206
                                                                                            5
                                                                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              House #4211025
                                                                                              1 Review
                                                                                              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                                (5 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Cottage #129689
                                                                                                5
                                                                                                Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  Cottage #314369vb
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                    Condo #7027769
                                                                                                    4
                                                                                                    Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                      (28 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • Studio
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                      Cottage #178828
                                                                                                      28
                                                                                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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