Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Swans Island

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Swans Island. This city has something for everyone. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Swans Island

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Swans Island a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Edgar M. Tennis Preserve (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Northeast Harbor Golf Club (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Swans Island

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Swans Island is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ship Harbor Nature Trailhead (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Thuya Garden (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Acadia National Park (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Asticou Azalea Garden (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Bracy Cove (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Mount Desert Island (15 mi / 24.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Swans Island

The nearest airport is in Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), located 21.3 mi (34.2 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Swans Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 417 holiday rentals near Swans Island. From 207 Houses to 121 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Swans Island for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Swans Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Swans Island:

  • Hall Quarry: 42 holiday homes
  • Bass Harbor: 303 holiday homes
  • West Tremont: 40 holiday homes
  • Town Hill: 30 holiday homes
  • Hulls Cove: 32 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Swans Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Swans Island. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Swans Island: 855 holiday rentals
  • St. Saviour's Church: 1,324 holiday rentals
  • Maine Maritime Academy: 791 holiday rentals
  • The Barnacle: 1,496 holiday rentals
  • Mount Desert Island Oceanarium: 1,459 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Swans Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Swans Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 207 Houses in Swans Island. Our other popular types of Swans Island holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 121 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 121 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 121 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Swans Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Swans Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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