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Guide to Scarborough and Cape Elizabeth Hotels, Motels, Cottages, and Condos

Just south east of Portland is Cape Elizabeth, home of Two Lights State Park and the scenic marsh lands of Scarborough. Locals think of Cape Elizabeth as a wealthy bed-base among the Portland community.

Near BiddefordOld Orchard Beach and Scarborough, this is a peaceful seaside region of Victorian-inspired cottages and luxurious, coastal homes. Seaside cottages and oceanfront mansions hug the shoreline looking out toward Casco Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.

Visitors will find a delightful casual drive alogn the coast, by grand mansions on the way to the Portland Head Light for a day of picnicking and scenic walks in South Portland’s Fort Williams Park.

Scarborough is home to several sand beaches like Ferry Beach, well-protected on Prouts Neck. Higgins Beach and Scarborough Beach are more dramatically exposed to the ocean and ideal for a beach day of exploring, swimming or sunning. Search for hotelsinns, or vacation rental homes in Scarborough or Cape E if you’re planning on canoeing the Scarborough marshes, exploring Casco Bay lighthouses and nearby Fort Williams, or if you are looking to settle between Portland and Old Orchard Beach.

Scarborough also offers plenty of restaurants – seafood to Italian to Greek, shopping, and even movie theaters, horse racing, and bowling alleys for family fun.

Wild Duck Adult Campground | Scarborough 207-883-4432 | 39 Dunstan Landing Road, Scarborough, Maine
“Come Listen to the Quiet.” Perfect for Honeymooners to Retirees. 70 site adult only Campground and RV Park located in the middle of Maine Audubon’s Scarborough Marsh, the state’s largest salt water marsh. Bring your own canoe or kayak or rent one of ours. Enjoy a quiet walk on our clean paved roads or bike to the beach. Woodalls 4 diamond rating. Convenient location between Old Orchard Beach and Portland Maine. Learn More

Nearby Towns

Executive Motel | Old Orchard Beach 207-934-4637 | 38 East Grand Avenue, Old Orchard Beach, Maine
Friendly, family owned 24-room motel just 75 yards to The Beach, and 150 yards to the famous Pier. Heated outdoor pool. Clean spacious rooms, all of which feature cathedral ceilings, air conditioning, Cable TV, daily maid service, full private baths, mini-fridges and microwaves, and free WiFi. Back yard area is quiet and grassy with a children's play area with swing set and sand box, plus a BBQ area with grills and picnic tables. Affordable room rates. Complimentary coffee each morning in the lobby. Learn More
Nonantum Resort | Kennebunkport 207-967-4050 | 95 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Maine
Family friendly waterfront resort in Kennebunkport, just 90 minutes from Boston, with 109 beautifully appointed guestrooms, a full family activities program, heated pool with bar and grill on the water’s edge. Lobster boat, sailing, and sport fishing tours leave daily from the resort’s marina. Perfectly located just a half mile from the shopping and restaurants and beach. Complimentary shuttle for hotel guests. On-site restaurants, including Latitudes and Heckmans, offer fresh Maine seafood, creative coastal cuisine, waterfront views, and live entertainment. Named “The Best Resort in Maine for Couples.” Come learn why guests rave about the staff and their genuine Maine hospitality. Learn More
Sea Cliff House Motel | Old Orchard Beach 207-934-4874 | 2 Sea Cliff Avenue, Old Orchard Beach, Maine
Twelve miles and 20 minutes from Portland enjoy all the comforts of home in our quiet, privately owned Sea Cliff House Motel, where the ocean is your front yard and the seven-mile-long beach awaits you. Two-room kitchenette efficiencies or ocean front motel rooms. Heated seasonal pool, year round hot tub, lounge chairs, comfortable lawn furniture, a canopied gas grill area, outdoor shower. The nostalgic Old Orchard Beach Pier is only a 10-minute walk. Go to our web site to see our all new oceanfront Grand Suite. Learn More
Percy Inn | Portland 207-871-7638 | 15 Pine Street, Portland, Maine
Featured on NBC's Today Show, this 1830 Federal-style brick rowhouse boasts distinctive rooms and historic suites, with amenity-rich accommodations. Rooms feature queen beds, private baths, refrigerators stocked with complimentary soft drinks, flat screen TVs, climate control, some with fireplace and extra living space. Named "Best Bed and Breakfast in New England" by Yankee Magazine. Rates include breakfast and parking. Recognized by the NY Times, Travel and Leisure, Vogue, Chicago Tribune, National Geographic Traveler. Learn More
Red Squirrel Lodge | House Rental - Old Orchard Beach 207-934-7364 | 208 East Grand Avenue, Old Orchard Beach, Maine
A seaside family retreat located in the exclusive Grand Beach section of Old Orchard Beach. This spacious eight bedroom, three bath lodge was specially designed for large family groups. It is situated on a two acre wooded lot providing privacy and plenty of room to stretch and play. The beach, considered by many to be the best section of the seven miles of sandy shoreline along Saco Bay, is just a short walk across the street and accessible via a public access walkway. Learn More

Cape Elizabeth Area Inns

Inn by the Sea l 207-799-3134

Scarborough Area Resorts and Inns

Black Point Inn Resort – Prouts Neck 
 l 207-883-2500 

Higgins Beach Inn l 207-883-6684 

Holiday House Inn and Motel l 207-883-4417

Lighthouse Inn at Pine Point l 207-883-3213

Millbrook Motel l 207-883-6004 

Pride Motel & Cottages l 207-

Sand Dollar Inn l 207-883-0080

Sea-Ward on the Ocean Front – Pine Point 
l 207-883-6666 

Sun n’ Sand Motel l 207-883-6085

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