Destination guide

Unwind in Ocean Point

Located in Maine's unspoiled Boothbay Harbor region, Ocean Point is a picture-postcard peninsula replete with towering lighthouses, a rugged coastline and stretches of soft golden sand. Take a revitalizing morning stroll around this tranquil beauty spot and you'll likely see lobstermen setting their traps, sail boats gliding through the glistening water and seagulls circling overhead. Nearby, you'll find elegant art galleries, chic cafes and family-run restaurants serving locally sourced seafood. Ocean Point vacation rentals range from cozy cottages for couples to sprawling seafront homes where you could host a lavish family celebration.

Things to do

Ocean Point brims with attractions

Should you ever get your fill of basking in the region's natural splendor, you'll find plenty of enthralling attractions practically on the doorstep of your Ocean Point vacation rental. Culture vultures should swing by the Ocean Point Studio to peruse exquisite oil paintings and prints inspired by the local landscape. For a fun-filled family day out, take the troop to the Maine State Aquarium. Here, you can get up close and personal with a colorful array of local ocean-dwellers. Kids will be enthralled by the giant touch tanks, where you can stroke everything from squirting scallops to sleek sharks. For a spot of evening entertainment, head to the Carousel Music Theater, where you can enjoy a hearty seafood feast whilst marveling at a musical performance.


Hit the open seas in Ocean Point

You can't truly say you've lived the Ocean Point lifestyle until you've tried your hand at fishing. You need travel no further than the picturesque pier to stand a great chance of catching saltwater fish like mackerel, flounder and pollock. For further aquatic adventures, join a kayaking tour and explore secluded swimming coves, uninhabited islands and gently bustling harbors. If you prefer the comfort of dry land, Boothbay Harbor is an alluring destination for discerning shoppers, where you can buy everything from exquisite handmade jewelry to one-of-a-kind artworks.


Hazy summer days in Ocean Point

Ocean Point vacation rentals are in particularly high demand during the summer months of June to August. At this time of year the weather is perfect for lazy days lounging on the beach – pleasantly warm rather than scorching hot, with plenty of clear skies and sunshine. The shoulder months of May and September are also great times to visit, with agreeably mild temperatures and fewer out-of-towners competing for sought-after accommodation. Winters, on the other hand, can be extremely chilly, with significant snowfall.

Natural features

Get back to nature in Ocean Point

Ocean Point is a haven for nature lovers of all persuasions. The local waters are teeming with magical marine life. Join a whale-watching expedition, and you might come face-to-face with majestic humpbacks and finbacks, or exceedingly rare northern right whales. The region is also a wonderful spot for bird watching, with an abundance of cormorants, gulls and terns often to be spotted circling overhead. And hikers are in for a treat, with all manner of pristine trails, leading you across rocky shorelines, past verdant marshlands and through fragrant forests.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Ocean Point?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ocean Point:

  • Pemaquid: 19 vacation rentals
  • Christmas Cove: 26 vacation rentals
  • Pemaquid Point: 24 vacation rentals
  • Pemaquid Harbor: 18 vacation rentals
  • West Point: 17 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Ocean Point?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ocean Point. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Maine Maritime Museum: 998 vacation rentals
  • Pemaquid Beach Park: 955 vacation rentals
  • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: 979 vacation rentals
  • Barrett Park: 974 vacation rentals
  • Boothbay Region Historical Society Museum: 977 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ocean Point listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ocean Point?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 7 Houses in Ocean Point. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ocean Point include:

  • Cabins: 9 rentals available
  • Cottages: 9 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 9 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Ocean Point?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 16 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Ocean Point. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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