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Vacation Rentals

Bar Harbor, Maine has many excellent vacation rental properties to choose from for your Maine vacation. Note that Bar Harbor covers a large section of Mount Desert Island and includes the villages of Hulls Cove, Salisbury Cove, and Town Hill. To view properties in a wider area, use the Lodging link at the top of this page.

Bar Harbor Lodging B & Bs Cottages


Summertime Bar Harbor - Pet Friendly

1 Bloomfield Rd., Bar Harbor
207-288-2893 or email
Open: Year-Round

Nestled next to pine trees and bordering Acadia National Park, it's hard to believe that Summertime Cottages is within Bar Harbor and walking distance of the ferry terminal. This is one of the hidden jewels of Bar Harbor and only one block from the ocean! Summertime has 3 sunny and cheerful properties, 2 of which comfortably accommodate 8 people. Cottages are smoke free, have fully equipped kitchens, washers/dryers, Cable/VCR - all the comforts of home. Visitors may ride a free shuttle bus into town.


Bayview Cottages Vacation Homes

271 Bayview Drive, Bar Harbor
813-334-1144 or email
Open: Year-Round

Bayview Cottages Vacation Homes offers six unique waterfront Bar Harbor properties on Mount Desert Island. All of our homes offer spectacular water views and access. Within minutes of Acadia National Park, downtown Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor, and Southwest Harbor, we offer the standard amenities that we desire when we vacation including: fully equipped kitchen, washer, dryer, television, Cable/DirectTV, DVD/VCR and wireless internet. Five of our six homes can accommodate up to eight people. Please come and stay in one of our fabulous homes.


Red's Garden - Check Availability

190 Otter Creek Dr., Bar Harbor
Contact via email
Open: Year-Round • Dog Friendly!

Visit Red's Garden, a private, comfortably furnished and clean cottage located just four miles from downtown Bar Harbor. A short drive from the many activities offered in town, your quiet vacation retreat will await your return. (We have Turbo DSL with WIFI and A/C.) Relax and enjoy the breeze on the big back porch after a day's exploration of our beautiful island. Once you're settled in, you may choose to leave your car behind and ride the free 'Island Explorer' seasonal shuttle bus to many island destinations.


Acadia Conifer Ridge Cottage

Salisbury Cove in Bar Harbor
512-590-5736 or email
Offered: May - October

Located in quaint Salisbury Cove in Bar Harbor, this comfortable 3 bedroom cottage sits high on a knoll nestled among over an acre of lush Maine woods - just 5 minutes from Acadia National Park and 10 minutes from downtown Bar Harbor. Whether you are curled up on the wraparound porch with a good book, or enjoying the coziness of the fireplace, you will treasure your stay here and feel like it is your home away from home.


Bar Harbor Acadia Cottage Rentals

Bar Harbor
207-288-0307 or email
Open: Year-Round

Bar Harbor/Acadia Cottage Rentals offers a variety of properties for weekly, seasonal rentals. Many cottages are right on the ocean, others have ocean views, walking proximity to shore, and wonderful woods. Cottages, camps, condos . . . all within close proximity of Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Property locations include Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Southwest Harbor, Bass Harbor, Seal Harbor, Town Hill, Salisbury Cove, Trenton, Lamoine, Hancock Point and Surry.


Seaside Cottages on the Shore

1500 State Highway 102, Bar Harbor
207-288-3674 or email
Open: View Website

Located on scenic Clark's Cove, our clients describe us as a 'piece of heaven,' 'a bit of paradise' and 'a well kept secret.' Family friendly atmosphere-great views-relaxing setting-all you need to experience a great vacation! Stay with us for an unforgettable vacation you'll want to return to year after year!! Just 10 minutes outside of Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park.


Fieldside Suites

276 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor
207-610-3585 or email
Offered: Spring - Fall

Our four 305 square foot suites were remodeled two years ago to include wood floors and compact kitchens. Tastefully decorated with a coastal cottage in mind, each room has hand chosen antiques to create a comfortable stay. We provide all the amenities two people could want for an affordable visit to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Each room offers a king bed, full bath, a color flat screen television and an equipped kitchen with a small dinning space.


Ocean's Edge

On Hulls Cove in Bar Harbor
Contact by: email
Open: Year-Round

Panoramic, on-the-ocean, elegant home ($2 million). Weekly rates: $4,000 - $15,000, 4 seasons. Location: BH’s most exclusive neighborhood, private-road peninsula, historic district. Property: 4-bedroom 4.5-bath, sleeps 10. Views: harbor, mountains, moonrise. Stature: highest price among 700 competitors, household-name guests from US and abroad, 20 years, all 5-star ratings, 70 endorsements. Information: referrals, web site, aerial video. Serious inquiries


Town & Country Cottage - Check Availability

230 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor
207-288-3439 or email
Open: Year-Round

This lovely Bar Harbor cottage, located in Hulls Cove, is only 1.2 miles from the Acadia National Park Visitor Center and 4.2 miles from downtown Bar Harbor. Hardwood floors, a fully equipped kitchen, washer & dryer, and a large deck opening to a woodland meadow, are but a few of the many amenities. The cottage is smoke free and pet friendly. Your hosts, Brian and Hurshey Somers are year-round residents. Call or write for information and an activities packet.


Shearwater Cottage - Waterfront/Pet Friendly

Bar Harbor
Book through agent: 207-288-0307
Open: Seasonal

Modern cottage with amazing views of Frenchman Bay located on an oceanside lane about 8 minutes from downtown Bar Harbor and 4 minutes from the Park entrance • This 3-bedroom 2 bath home sleeps 9, with 2 master bedrooms and bunkroom. Spacious open concept living room, large kitchen, dining room and party deck make this the perfect entertaining space. Access beach from a path across the lane to beachcomb, swim and kayak from the shore - perfect for your large or extended family!


Gale’s Gardens Guesthouse - Dog Friendly!

8 Daylily Lane, Bar Harbor
207-669-8269 or email
Openings: Late April through early November

Dog friendly, 2 bedroom Bar Harbor log cabin for four, rented weekly Saturday to Saturday • Clean, convenient, cozy, uncluttered, and downright fun • We've provided this home for excellent vacations the past 17 years. Website has availability calendar, photos, rates, & information. Contact owner by email or phone with questions.


Downtown Dog Friendly

Located in Downtown Bar Harbor!
Book through agent:207-288-0307
Openings: View Web Page

A quiet little apartment over the Acadia Veterinary Hospital, perfect for two people and a doggy • One-bedroom apartment with queen bed, full bath and living room, cable TV, dining table and small kitchen • Other amenities include off street parking and WIFI • Visit in-town places or walk to the nearby Sand Bar • A great location for all!

Properties in Demand

Greg A. Hartford, photographer, author, publisherAs the saying goes, if you want it you better grab it fast! Vacation rentals, Cottage Rentals, and even cabin rentals go fast in Bar Harbor because they are in high demand. Whether it be a small log cabin in the woods or a luxurious home next to the ocean, there is someone out there who wants it. Location, Location, Location, holds true here as one would expect. More people want to locate a property here than anywhere else but there are very large numbers looking. Have a look through these and make a call or drop an email to the owner directly. If you will consider another location on the island or mainland, start at the Lodging link at the top of this page.