Destination guide

The beachside setting of Wells Beach is ready to explore

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Wells Beach. Renowned for its surfing, seafood restaurants and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Wells Beach

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Wells Beach a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Old Marsh Country Club (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Merriland Farms Golf Course (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Webhannet Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Cape Neddick Country Club (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Cape Arundel Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Center for Wildlife (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Wells Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Wells Beach

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Wells Beach is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Moody Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Ogunquit Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Footbridge Beach (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Marginal Way (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Wells Beach

The nearest airport is in Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Portsmouth, NH (PSM-Portsmouth Intl.), which is 19.7 mi (31.8 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Wells Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 878 holiday rentals around Wells Beach. From 429 holiday houses to 223 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 Wells Beach is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Wells Beach?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Wells Beach. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Rye: 411 holiday rentals
  • Drakes Island: 827 holiday rentals
  • Old Orchard Beach: 840 holiday rentals
  • New Hampshire: 3,901 holiday rentals
  • Pine Point: 270 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Wells Beach! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Wells Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Wells Beach with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Rye: 411 holiday homes
  • Old Orchard Beach: 840 holiday homes
  • Ogunquit: 1,294 holiday homes
  • Greenland: 389 holiday homes
  • Kennebunk: 1,435 holiday homes

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Wells Beach?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Wells Beach. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Short Sands Beach: 1,223 holiday rentals
  • Long Sands Beach: 446 holiday rentals
  • Old School House: 1,663 holiday rentals
  • Market Square: 1,500 holiday rentals
  • Warner House: 1,493 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wells Beach listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.