East Boothbay Vacation Rentals

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Make East Boothbay your next getaway—choose from 17 great vacation rentals

With a lovely shoreline and history as a boat-building mecca, East Boothbay has been beguiling tourists and locals since the mid-1800s. With all the comforts of home and a wonderful location to explore the surrounding region, our Maine vacation rentals in East Boothbay make a fantastic home base for your next getaway. 

Originally settled as a fishing camp in the 1600s, East Boothbay remains a popular summer destination thanks to guided schooner excursions, along with restaurants and art galleries galore. So, book one of our East Boothbay vacation rentals and enjoy the myriad pleasures of this charming village!

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East Boothbay vacation rentals for every getaway

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Best View in ME
4 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 7

Best View in ME - East Boothbay, ME

$277 avg / night
Murray Hill Waterside
3 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6

Murray Hill Waterside - East Boothbay, ME

$196 avg / night
Ocean Point Colony I
2 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 6

Ocean Point Colony I - East Boothbay, ME

$203 avg / night
Ocean Point Colony II
1 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 2

Ocean Point Colony II - East Boothbay, ME

$155 avg / night
Hidden Gem Retreat
1 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 2

Hidden Gem Retreat - East Boothbay, ME

$184 avg / night

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Recent East Boothbay vacation rental reviews

The house was nicely equipped, beds were comfortable, view of bay nice. Not pedestrian or bike friendly, however, and the photos don't show how far down it is to the water.
Bruce C. | Sep 2022
I loved the layout of the house, spacious and well equipped. The view is stunning and you really couldn’t ask for more. Convenient to so much.
Jane B. | Sep 2022
Loved our stay, the views and the amenities. Definitely recommended.
Daniel S. | Sep 2022
East Boothbay Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, 45 of our East Boothbay homes allow dogs—so feel free to bring Fido along. (Just make sure to check individual home listings for any limits on the number and size of dogs they allow).

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Yes. 135 of our East Boothbay vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.

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Some of the most popular amenities in our East Boothbay vacation rentals include:

Our standard check-in time is 4:00 p.m., and the check-out time is 10:00 a.m. Some exceptions apply—after you book, you’ll find check-in and check-out details in the Vacasa guest app or your Trip Manager.

Absolutely. Our local East Boothbay team includes professional housekeepers who care for all our homes here. They’ll clean thoroughly and restock amenities, so everything is ready for your arrival—and all you have to do is settle in and relax.

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No worries, plans change. Read over our cancellation policy for more information. And if you currently have a Vacasa reservation for East Boothbay, log in to Trip Manager to see options available for your specific trip.

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Professional cleaning

East Boothbay excursions

One of five villages in the Boothbay Harbor region, East Boothbay impresses due to its small-town feel and friendly populace. The village's rich maritime history is one of the many reasons visitors head here annually. Local boat captains allow guests to accompany them on lobster-hauling expeditions and families are welcome to take a trip on a windjammer around the harbor. You can even rent a boat to explore the numerous coves and area lighthouses on your own, or take your turn trolling for tuna and striper on a sport fisherman. 

Things to do in East Boothbay, ME

Not everything in East Boothbay is about the sea - there's plenty to do on land as well. The Linekin Preserve & Burley Loop offers nearly 150 acres of woodland and approximately three miles of varied terrain near the Damariscotta River. The Boothbay Sea and Science Center boasts exhibits on boating and science throughout the year. Clambakes are the norm in this region, and diners can watch local fishermen prep lobsters and other shellfish at the water's edge...and then head back to their East Boothbay vacation rental to prepare a home-cooked meal with their fresh catch!

Art galleries are in abundance in East Boothbay, and most feature prominent local and up-and-coming talents. Down East Gallery showcases the prowess of Brad Betts, an artist specializing in maritime and floral scenes. Ocean Point Studio focuses on oil and watercolor paintings, and the artists behind Paradise Studio refinish furniture as well as sell oil seascapes. 

Day trips from East Boothbay, ME

The entire Boothbay region is home to well-maintained nature preserves, bucolic towns, and coastal islands. Take a trip to nearby Boothbay Harbor and check out the Coastal Maine Botanic Gardens, Maine State Aquarium or Burnt Island Lighthouse. Edgecomb, Newcastle, and Southport are small enough to get lost in - if that's your intent - but offer a variety of delights, from cozy waterside restaurants to historic lighthouses to hiking trails. For a true escape from the everyday, head to nearby Monhegan Island, a rocky outcrop with no paved roads or streetlights and 17 miles of walking trails.  

Whether it's a trip to a nature preserve or a jaunt to one of the area galleries, our East Boothbay Harbor vacation rentals are a great base from which to explore the idyllic pleasures of this peaceful seaside village.