Tucked along the Atlantic coastline, Wells is a town in Maine between Ogunquit and Kennebunk that's loaded with history and charm. Founded in 1643, it's considered the third oldest city in Maine. If you're looking for vacation rentals, consider the beach, in town or the harbor.

Top vacation rentals in Wells

Beach nearby, sun loungers, beach towels
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 in Wells
Pristine Four Season Family Beach House. Walk to Beaches, Restaurants & Trolley.
6 guests · 2 bedrooms · 1 bath
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Soak up the beauty of Wells in our House, Pristine Four Season Family Beach House. Walk to Beaches, Restaurants & Trolley.. With a range of amenities such as Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, you'll feel right at home.

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4.0
Good(487 Reviews)
Hotel
 in Ogunquit
3star
Ogunquit River Inn & Suites
Garden · Pool · Air conditioner

Looking for a memorable stay in Wells? Our Hotel might just be what you're looking for. Enjoy amenities including Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Smoking allowed, and more during your stay.

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 in Wells
Majestic Regency Resort
Garden · Pool · Pets allowed

When traveling to Wells, if you are looking for (business stays, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.) this is the perfect place at $106 per night.

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Outstanding(144 Reviews)
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 in Wells
Unique Beach and Ocean Panoramic Views, this home has it all !
12 guests · 5 bedrooms · 3 baths
Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner · Internet / Wifi

Experience the best of Wells with this House available for $615. This property is equipped with amenities including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Fireplace, and more.

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Interior
5.0
Outstanding(101 Reviews)
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 in Wells
Gorgeous 3 BR Wells-Moody Beach- Ocean Views! Very Clean
8 guests · 3 bedrooms · 3 baths
Garden · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet / Wifi

Business stays, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, and rental in Wells at Gorgeous 3 BR Wells-Moody Beach- Ocean Views! Very Clean for $599 for your next trip.

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4.0
Good(354 Reviews)
Hotel
 in Kennebunk
3star
Port Inn & Suites Kennebunk, Ascend Hotel Collection
Garden · Pool · Pets allowed

Enjoy the best of Wells in our Hotel, Port Inn & Suites Kennebunk, Ascend Hotel Collection. A stunning property with amenities including Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Pets allowed, and more.

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Motel
 in Ogunquit
Ogunquit Hotel and Suites
Pool · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette
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Nestled in Wells, this Motel is perfect for your next vacation. Enjoy Ogunquit Hotel and Suites's top-rated amenities, including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Fireplace, and more.

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Inn
 in Wells
The Beach Rose Inn
Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner · Internet / Wifi

Experience the best of Wells with this Inn available for $99. This property is equipped with amenities including Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Smoking allowed, and more.

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Wells travel guide

Let us help you plan your perfect Wells vacation. Our travel guide highlights things to do, places to see, favorite vacation rental amenities in Wells, and more.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Wells?

  • Internet / Wifi
  • Parking
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette

About Wells

Wells is an ideal place for a vacation with fresh seafood and natural settings. Experience nature with a one-mile hike on the Carson Trail in Rachel Carson National Refuge or explore seven miles of trails at Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farm.
  • Wells Harbor: This is a bustling area where boats and fishermen come and go. Kayak the Webhannet River located in the harbor and catch a concert at Wells Harbor Park.
  • Beach: The four local beaches are Wells Beach, Moody Beach, Crescent Beach and Drakes Island Beach. Enjoy seven miles of sand and shore.
  • Downtown: Known for its antiques, the town is full of stores and gift shops. Restaurants serve popular Maine dishes of lobster and clams. Car lovers visit the classic car museum in downtown.

What are the must-visit tourist attractions in Wells, ME?

Wells, ME is a great destination for tourists looking for a relaxing getaway. There are a variety of attractions to explore in this small town, including the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve, Wells Beach, Moody Beach, and the Wells Reserve at Laudholm. Here are some of the must-visit tourist attractions in Wells, ME:

  • Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
  • Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve
  • Wells Beach
  • Moody Beach
  • The Wells Reserve at Laudholm

How can I get around in Wells, ME?

You can get around in Wells, ME by:

  • Walking or biking
  • Taking public transportation
  • Renting a car or using a rideshare service

Where can I find affordable accommodation in Wells, ME?

Wells, ME has a variety of affordable accommodation options for visitors. Here are a few options:

  • Seagull Inn & Cottages: Located just 2 minutes from the beach, this inn features a variety of rooms and cottages, all at affordable prices.
  • Seashell Motel: Located within walking distance of several restaurants, this motel offers clean and comfortable rooms at an affordable rate.
  • Summer Village Resort: This resort offers a variety of amenities, including an outdoor pool, and rooms at an affordable rate.
  • Wells Beach Resort: This resort is just a short drive from the beach, and offers a variety of amenities at an affordable rate.

What is the culture like in Wells, ME?

Wells, ME is a small coastal town located in York County. It has a rich culture that celebrates its beautiful natural setting, its past, and its community. Here are 5 ways that Wells, ME culture stands out:

  • A strong community spirit, which is demonstrated by the town’s annual festivals, parades, and outdoor activities like Lobsterfest
  • An appreciation of the area’s natural beauty, including its beaches, wildlife, and forests
  • A commitment to preserving the town’s history and local traditions
  • A thriving arts and culture scene, with galleries, theaters, and music venues
  • A commitment to supporting local businesses, as evident in the many restaurants, stores, and other establishments in the area

Is Wells, ME safe to travel to?

Wells, ME is generally considered to be a safe place to visit. Here are some tips to ensure your safety while in the area:

  • Be aware of your surroundings and trust your instincts.
  • Avoid walking alone at night.
  • Keep your valuables with you or locked away in a safe place.

What are the popular shopping destinations in Wells, ME?

Here are the popular shopping destinations in Wells, ME:

  • Wells Plaza Shopping Center
  • Wells Shopping Center
  • Wells Marketplace
  • Wells Beach

These shopping centers offer a variety of stores, restaurants, and other attractions, such as movie theaters and arcades. Visitors can also enjoy the scenic views of the beach and the nearby harbor.

Where is Wells, ME?

Wells, ME is a town in York County, Maine, located twelve miles south of Kennebunk and sixteen miles north of Ogunquit. It is part of the Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine metropolitan statistical area. The town is situated along the southern coast of Maine and is home to Wells Beach, a popular tourist destination.

What are the top things to do in Wells, ME?

Wells, ME has plenty of activities to keep visitors busy. From exploring the beach, to touring the museums, there is something for everyone. Here are the top things to do in Wells, ME:

  • Visit Wells Beach
  • Explore the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
  • Visit the Wells Reserve at Laudholm
  • Explore the Laudholm Farm

What do I need to know before visiting Wells, ME?

Before visiting Wells, ME, it is important to know that it is a coastal town situated in the southern part of Maine. The town is known for its quaint downtown and miles of sandy beaches, making it a popular vacation destination.

  • Wells is a small coastal town located in southern Maine.
  • It has a quaint downtown area with plenty of shopping and dining options.
  • Wells is known for its miles of sandy beaches.

Visitors should also be aware that the town of Wells experiences all four seasons, so visitors should be prepared for the varying weather conditions. Additionally, while in Wells be sure to check out the local attractions, such as the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve, the Wells Reserve at Laudholm, and the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge.

What is the price range for rentals in Wells?

Vacation rentals in Wells have a price range between $52-$3,000. The average price for rentals in Wells is $264 per night.

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