Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Peaks Island

Enjoy the area's architecture, culture and festivals with a rental holiday home in Peaks Island. This city's island views, mountain views and restaurants draw many visitors. Portland Head Light and Portland Observatory 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 Peaks Island

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Peaks Island a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southworth Planetarium (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Joker's Family Fun and Games (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Riverside Municipal Golf Course (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Sable Oaks Golf Course (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Twin Falls Golf Club (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Nonesuch River Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Peaks Island

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Peaks Island. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sand Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Willard Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • East End Beach (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Mackworth Island (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Eastern Promenade (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Fort Williams Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Peaks Island

The nearest airport is in Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport), located 6.2 mi (10 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive), which is 20.5 mi (33.1 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Peaks Island?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 65 holiday rentals around Peaks Island. From 40 holiday houses to 24 cottages, 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 Peaks Island is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Peaks 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 Peaks Island:

  • Pine Point: 270 holiday homes
  • Oakdale: 47 holiday homes
  • Camp Ellis: 50 holiday homes
  • Willard: 29 holiday homes
  • Granite Point: 39 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 Peaks Island?

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

  • Richard Boyd Art Gallery: 1,277 holiday rentals
  • Fifth Maine Museum: 1,273 holiday rentals
  • Umbrella Cover Museum: 1,277 holiday rentals
  • Scarborough Downs: 1,368 holiday rentals
  • Big 20 Bowling Center: 1,342 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Peaks Island 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 Peaks Island?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 40 Houses in Peaks Island. Our other popular types of Peaks Island holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 24 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 24 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 24 holiday houses

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Peaks Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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