South Portland Vacation Rentals

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in South Portland

  • New Light-Filled 3BR w/ Gourmet Kitchen & Patio
     3br Home/Apartment
  • Turner Apartments
    ExcellentCountry House
  • WILLARD BEACH with OCEAN VIEWS ~ 100 yds to beach!
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
  • Cottage w/ Porch, Pond View
  • Old Port Style & Luxury
  • WILLARD BEACH: Stunning newly RENOVATED HOUSE! 4 Mins to DT Portland.
     4br Home/Apartment
  • Valhalla Cottage on Peaks Island!
     Country House
  • Portland, Maine - East End Rental
    Good3br Home/Apartment

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South Portland Vacation Rentals with a Pool

  • Private apt 3 minute drive to Higgins Beach
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
  • Loft Apartment on Tree-Lined Street in Falmouth
  • Cabin 3: "First Mates' Cabin"

South Portland Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

  • Knightville Landing - Chic Ocean Street Apartment
  • Top of the Hill So Po in law
  • Oasis on the Sea
  • A Sunny 19th-Century Apartment

South Portland Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • Beautiful Seaside Island Home
     3br Home/Apartment
  • Portland Area Cottage w/OCEAN VIEWS ~ pet friendly
     3br Home/Apartment
  • Cozy Apartment at Pride's Corner on 1rst floor!
  • Sleek condo w/ private patio - less than 2 blocks to beach/park, small dogs OK!
     2br Home/Apartment

South Portland Travel Guide

South Portland is a city in Cumberland County, Maine. The area has a long history as it was one of the first places reached by European and settlers in the 17th century. It's best known for its proximity to sandy beaches, water sports, and history.

Things to Do in South Portland

There are plenty of things to see and do in South Portland. Some of the top activities include exploring some of Maine's many nearby beaches, with the best in the area being the Spring Point Shoreway where you can find nice walking trails and an excellent view of the Casco Bay. Willard Beach is another top spot that's known for its white sand, long shores, and amenities. It's a great place to kick back and unwind with friends or family.

South Portland offers a variety of boat cruises, water sports, and fishing charters. If you always wanted to try paddle boarding or want to go lobster catching, this is the perfect place to do so. There are also boat tours where visitors can learn about the history of Maine and check out the heritage sites from the water.

Meanwhile, if you want to visit one of the most famous points of South Portland, head to the Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, where you can visit the historic Fort Pebble. Here you can attend heritage and history tours to find out more about the area and the fort's history.

Best Places to Stay in South Portland

The best area to stay in South Portland is in Ferry Village where all the best bars, cafes, restaurants and clubs are located. There are parks and beaches in this area too, so everything will be right on your doorstep. There's a large selection of vacation rentals including cabins, beach cottages, luxury condos or big houses where you can enjoy a great stay with family or friends.

Best Time to Visit South Portland

Since South Portland is a coastal town the temperature is a little cooler than on the mainland where the ocean wind does not affect the weather. The best time to visit is in July when the weather is the warmest, and there is less rain than during the rest of the year.

Price and Availability in South Portland

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in South Portland tends to be Thursday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in South Portland tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in South Portland is in January, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in South Portland is in the high season in July. South Portland has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in South Portland

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92 º41
84 º25
61 º4
55 º7
50 º-17
68 º2
58 º8
67 º23
90 º33
91 º46
93 º51
93 º53
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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in South Portland. The warmest months in South Portland are May and June, when temperatures reach 93 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -17 ˚F. The wettest month in South Portland is February with 10.26 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 0.79 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in South Portland

At we have vacation rentals from all of the leading providers - Airbnb, Priceline, RedAwning and others. We have 365 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in South Portland ranging from budget options to extravagant places to stay. For those trying to save money, the cheapest place to stay in South Portland comes in at $20 per night. The average price of an accommodation is generally $207 per night.

Those needing to get some work done during their trip to South Portland can pick from 214 places to stay that provide WiFi. 35 places to stay include a breakfast. Choose from 12 accommodations that provide gym facilities, so you don't miss a single workout. If you're planning on getting to South Portland by car, be sure to choose from 209 accommodations that provide parking. We have 8 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in any of 79 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We combine a wide variety of South Portland accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 3 providers, including 167 places to stay from Airbnb, 7 accommodations from Priceline and 3 places to stay from RedAwning.

227 of the accommodations in South Portland have been reviewed and rated. 79% are rated excellent or good. 93 accommodations allow instant booking.

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