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Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in York Beach, Maine, USA your home away from home

York Beach is a popular holiday resort on the coast of Maine in New England. It offers a taste of traditional life in this area with great food, local festivals and summer events.

Things to Do in York Beach, ME

York Beach has two main beaches for visitors looking to enjoy water-based activities. Swimming, sunbathing, kayaking, sailing and other water sports can all be enjoyed from your beach house on York Beach. The waters are crystal clear for swimming from the two-mile stretch of sand at Long Sands Beach. Short Sands Beach has amusements, a playground, carousel and arcade. You can watch how Goldenrod’s famous salt water taffy is made and sample their delicious ice cream. There are several local restaurants within walking distance of many York Beach holiday rentals where you can dine on some of the best seafood anywhere. Walkers can stroll along the Wiggly Bridge over the York River or along the Cliff Walk to enjoy this scenic coastline.

Places to Visit Around York Beach, ME

The York area has something for everyone to enjoy with a famous lighthouse, historical museums and the largest zoo in Maine. Close to York Beach holiday homes is York Village, York Harbor and Cape Neddick. The 1879 Nubble Lighthouse is said to be the most photographed in the state and the best place to take a picture is from Sohier Park. Close by is Passaconaway Beach which has great rock pools for exploring at low tide. Mount Agamenticus is the tallest mountain on the coast of Southern Maine and is enjoyed by hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders. Views from the 692 foot high summit take in Boston, Cape Elizabeth and Mount Washington. The Museum of Old York is in the heart of York Village and includes the oldest jail in America.

Weather in York Beach, Maine

York Beach holiday rentals experience warm humid summers reaching 79°F (26°C) on average in July and August. In winter the temperature drops to well below freezing (12°F or -11°C) although temperatures are moderated by the town’s closeness to the Atlantic Ocean. The area has showers at any time of year with snow in winter.

Travel to York Beach, Maine

The nearest international airport to York Beach holiday rentals is Portland International (PWM) Jetport which is about 45 miles away. It has regular flights from American and Canadian cities and is served by Air Canada, Delta, United Express and US Airways. York Beach is easy to reach by car along the I-95. Other international airports in the area are Manchester-Boston Regional (MHT) Airport and Logan International (BOS) Airport in Boston MA.

    Exceptional! 5/5
    (27 reviews)
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    • 4 BR
    • 3 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 16
    House #849799vb
    27
    Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
      Exceptional! 5/5
      (30 reviews)
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      • 4 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 15
      House #807555vb
      30
      Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.9/5
        (15 reviews)
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        • 4 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Sleeps 8
        House #4082076
        15
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          Wonderful! 4.9/5
          (20 reviews)
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          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 8
          Condo #4056806
          20
          Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.8/5
            (12 reviews)
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            • 3 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 9
            House #4081526
            12
            Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
              Wonderful! 4.9/5
              (14 reviews)
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              • 8 BR
              • 5 BA
              • Sleeps 21
              House #4104433
              14
              Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                Exceptional! 5/5
                (7 reviews)
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                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 5
                House #7015077
                7
                Viewed 84 times in the last 48 hours
                  Exceptional! 5/5
                  (5 reviews)
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                  • 5 BR
                  • 3 BA
                  • Separate Toilet
                  • Sleeps 18
                  House #4104530
                  5
                  Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 6
                    Cottage #3914624
                    2
                    Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                      (12 reviews)
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                      • 4 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Separate Toilet
                      • Sleeps 10
                      House #3951269
                      12
                      Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                        (10 reviews)
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                        • 3 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 8
                        House #3719638
                        10
                        Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                          (36 reviews)
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                          • 4 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 11
                          House #418443vb
                          36
                          Viewed 58 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                            (25 reviews)
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Cottage #4016574
                            25
                            Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 6 BR
                              • 3 BA
                              • Sleeps 14
                              House #935801vb
                              1
                              Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                (5 reviews)
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Cottage #326992
                                5
                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 8
                                  Cottage #4442763
                                  2
                                  Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                    (28 reviews)
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    Cabin #394899
                                    28
                                    Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                      (5 reviews)
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Cottage #4160757
                                      5
                                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (7 reviews)
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Separate Toilet
                                        • Sleeps 10
                                        House #3723695
                                        7
                                        Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 5 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 12
                                          House #3993090
                                          3
                                          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (15 reviews)
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                                            • 6 BR
                                            • 4 BA
                                            • Sleeps 14
                                            House #3517647
                                            15
                                            Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                              (22 reviews)
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                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Apartment #3941436
                                              22
                                              Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                (6 reviews)
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                House #4198443
                                                6
                                                Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                  (15 reviews)
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                                                  • 4 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                  House #4084322
                                                  15
                                                  Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                    • 4 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                    House #816589vb
                                                    1
                                                    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                      (7 reviews)
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                                                      • 4 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                      House #106777
                                                      7
                                                      Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (8 reviews)
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                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 10
                                                        House #373616
                                                        8
                                                        Viewed 130 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          House #4006131
                                                          2
                                                          Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                            House #4503732
                                                            1
                                                            Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                              (24 reviews)
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                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 3 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                              House #252619
                                                              24
                                                              Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                House #4463791
                                                                2
                                                                Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                  (5 reviews)
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Cottage #3896242
                                                                  5
                                                                  Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                    (6 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    House #674068vb
                                                                    6
                                                                    Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                      (5 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      Townhome #679890vb
                                                                      5
                                                                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (9 reviews)
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                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 10
                                                                        Townhome #3564618
                                                                        9
                                                                        Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (13 reviews)
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                                                                          • 7 BR
                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 19
                                                                          House #3940395
                                                                          13
                                                                          Viewed 97 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                            (18 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 5 BR
                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 14
                                                                            House #601366vb
                                                                            18
                                                                            Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                              House #4006113
                                                                              1
                                                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                House #4357836
                                                                                Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                  • Sleeps 14
                                                                                  House #1010289vb
                                                                                  3
                                                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 9
                                                                                    Cottage #1082094vb
                                                                                    3
                                                                                    Viewed 63 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Cottage #3768362
                                                                                      2
                                                                                      Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                                        House #4485680
                                                                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                          • Studio
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Studio #4246704
                                                                                          Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                            (13 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 12
                                                                                            Cottage #680980vb
                                                                                            13
                                                                                            Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                              (24 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                                              House #911165
                                                                                              24
                                                                                              Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Condo #3953100
                                                                                                4
                                                                                                Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  Condo #3953101
                                                                                                  4
                                                                                                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                    House #4466955
                                                                                                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                      (6 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                      Condo #670730vb
                                                                                                      6
                                                                                                      Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours

                                                                                                      York Beach Holiday Homes & Cottages (266)