Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of South Portland

The ocean views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in South Portland. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, restaurants and sporting events. Victoria Mansion and Portland Museum of Art are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around South Portland

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that South Portland has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southworth Planetarium (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Sable Oaks Golf Course (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Nonesuch River Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Joker's Family Fun and Games (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Twin Falls Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Riverside Municipal Golf Course (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in South Portland

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, South Portland is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Deering Oaks Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Willard Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Eastern Promenade (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • East End Beach (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Fort Williams Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Sand Beach (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around South Portland

The nearest airport is in Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport), located 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive), which is 25.4 mi (40.9 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around South Portland?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 232 holiday rentals around South Portland. From 98 holiday houses to 92 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around South Portland is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to South Portland?

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 South Portland:

  • Willard: 29 holiday homes
  • Willard Beach: 26 holiday homes
  • Knightville: 24 holiday homes
  • Meetinghouse Hill: 25 holiday homes
  • Ferry Village: 26 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 South Portland?

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

  • Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse: 1,256 holiday rentals
  • South Portland Historical Society Museum: 1,267 holiday rentals
  • Sable Oaks Golf Course: 1,305 holiday rentals
  • Southern Maine Community College: 1,263 holiday rentals
  • No Slack! Sportfishing Charters: 1,264 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Portland listed on Stayz 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 South Portland?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 98 Houses in South Portland. Our other popular types of South Portland holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 92 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 31 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 31 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South Portland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in South Portland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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