Destination guide

The beachside setting of Castine is ready to explore

The beaches and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Castine. This walkable city is known for its golfing, hiking and university setting. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Castine

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Castine a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Castline Golf Club (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Bucksport Golf Club (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Winterport Winery (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Edgar M. Tennis Preserve (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Cellardoor Winery (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Castine

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Castine is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fort George Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Fort Madison State Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Holbrook Island Sanctuary State Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Sears Island (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Moose Point State Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Belfast City Park (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Castine

The nearest airport is in Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), located 21.8 mi (35 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Bangor, ME (BGR-Bangor Intl.), which is 27.7 mi (44.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Castine?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 342 holiday rentals near Castine. From 165 Houses to 111 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Castine for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Castine?

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 Castine:

  • Main Street: 22 holiday homes
  • Hampden: 63 holiday homes
  • Searsport: 140 holiday homes
  • Lucerne-in-Maine: 17 holiday homes
  • Glen Cove: 27 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 Castine?

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

  • Maine Maritime Academy: 788 holiday rentals
  • Castline Golf Club: 784 holiday rentals
  • Dyce Head Foot Path: 778 holiday rentals
  • Wilson Museum: 792 holiday rentals
  • Fort Madison State Park: 788 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Castine 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 Castine?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 165 Houses in Castine. Our other popular types of Castine holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 111 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 111 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 111 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 Castine?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 20 holiday homes with pool available in Castine. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.