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All Things Maine

When in Maine, do as Mainers do – become a true ‘Downeaster’ – and see for yourself what makes our area so irresistible to all generations. And, not to brag, however USA Today and Travel & Leisure listed Ogunquit and the surrounding area among the 25 best coastal spots to visit throughout the entire country! Visit these and other beach towns easily with the seasonal, local trolley service.

Beaches

Cliff House is the perfect base from which you can explore the incredible area of the southern Maine seacoast. The area offers access to some of the best beaches in the country. Beaches in York, Wells, and Ogunquit allow for endless options of where you choose to spend your day at the beach. The Ogunquit beach can be reached easily using the resort’s complimentary shuttle.

Nature

Maine is known not just for its beaches, but also for its wildlife. Cliff House is within proximity to the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge located in the nearby town of Wells. This refuge is one of the nation’s largest and most beautiful natural preserves that is home to native Maine wildlife and habitats. Mount Agamenticus is a small mountain located within twenty minutes of the resort and is a popular local hiking spot full of wildlife and vast ocean views. View the trail map.

Ogunquit

The neighboring town of Ogunquit offers appealing restaurants, boutiques, bars, shops, and museums. The Ogunquit Playhouse brings in performers from all over the country and produces many musicals throughout the season. The playhouse has had a long history and has earned the reputation of being “America’s Foremost Summer Theatre.” With performances throughout the season, a visit to the playhouse is a must-do experience during your stay. In addition to an excursion amongst the footlights, the Marginal Way path located in town is a popular walking path that curves along the coastline and is a great way to see the sights of this quaint coastal town.

Notable Restaurants

  • Angelina's Ristorante & Wine
  • Surfpoint 360
  • Barnacle Billy's
  • Bintliff's Ogunquit
  • Café' Prego
  • Cornerstone
  • Five O Shore Road
  • Jacques
  • Jonathan's
  • MC Perkin's Cove
  • Old Village Inn
  • Pizza Napoli
  • Ogunquit Lobster Pound Restaurant
  • That Place
  • The Front Porch Piano Bar & Restaurant
  • Roost Café and Bistro
  • Northern Union Wine Bar

York

The other neighboring town to Cliff House is the popular town of York. York is home to three beaches, a small harbor, great restaurants, shops, a zoo, and the famous Nubble Light House. The Nubble Light House sits atop its own piece of land situated just off the shores of York and is the most photographed lighthouse in America. People come from far and wide to see the historic lighthouse. And it inspired us to name our authentic Lobster Shack, Nubb’s, after this highlighted destination.

Breweries

The Southern Maine area is home to a fantastic beer scene. With many local breweries in the area one can spend their day touring and sampling fine local beer. Within a forty-five minute drive is the city of Portland that is home to one of the countries best beer scenes.

Notable Breweries

  • SoMe Brewing Company
  • Tributary Brewing Company
  • Sebago Brewing Company
  • Hidden Cove Brewing Company
  • Redhook Ale Brewery
  • Allagash Brewing Company

Shopping

Cliff House is a place to enjoy fabulous shopping experiences. In addition to our own shops within the resort, there are lovely boutiques and gift shops in neighboring Ogunquit. Nearby Kennebunkport, a popular visitor destination, is well known for its diverse array of shops, as well as many highly regarded boutiques. Within a forty-minute drive, Portland presents local clothing designers, artisan food purveyors, and nationally recognized galleries. The outlet malls of Kittery are just twenty minutes away and offer a broad selection of many major brands. More intrepid shoppers might even consider a trip to the legendary shops of Freeport—home of L.L. Bean, located an hour's drive north, and well worth the trip.

House Cars

At Cliff House Maine, we offer guests a world-class experience in all aspects of your stay with us. With this in mind, we are excited to announce our participation with the Volvo Experiential Driving Program.

This new partnership with Volvo will provide a luxurious driving experience on the roads of southern Maine to guests at the hotel. Beginning this season, Volvos’ onsite fleet of vehicles are available for complimentary offsite transportation and experiential drives seven days a week and on a first-come-first-serve basis, providing easy access and a way to explore the surrounding beaches, attractions and beyond. We hope you will take advantage of this program and visit some of the beautiful Maine destinations within driving distance of our property including Ogunquit, Kennebunkport and Portland.

Guests may reserve a vehicle for a four-hour period during their stay at Cliff House Maine, and the vehicles are loaded with GPS coordinates to the top area must-see locations and attractions for guests to enjoy. A valid driver’s license, domestic or international, is required and a vehicle waiver form must be signed. Volvo owners staying at the Cliff House will also receive benefits including discounts on their stays, credit at The Spa at Cliff House and upgrades upon arrival based on availability.

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Seas the day and enjoy our breakfast package at New England's only true oceanfront resort, Cliff House Maine. Relax in our luxury accommodations and receive a $40 breakfast credit daily to spend in any of our restaurants or relax in your robe on your balcony and enjoy room service while you watch the sunrise. You decide how you want to seas the day!

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Beat the Traffic In Maine, you don't need to go far to explore--and sometimes an adventure in your own back yard is the best kind. You don't have to look far to find an unforgettable getaway. Now is the perfect time to rediscover what makes Maine so special.

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AAA MEMBER RATE

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Nestled at the edge of the Atlantic on the rocky coast of southern Maine and just over an hour from Boston, the reimagined Cliff House offers panoramic views from 226 stylish guest rooms and suites. Indulge in spa treatments in our 9,000 square foot luxury spa and delight in locally-inspired cuisine and thoughtfully-curated cocktails at The Tiller restaurant or Nubb's Lobster Shack. Spend your days doing as much or as little as you desire from lazy mornings with breakfast in bed to afternoons of hiking and sailing. It's all waiting for you here in Maine.

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AARP RATE OFFER

Join us with special rates for AARP members

Nestled at the edge of the Atlantic on the rocky coast of southern Maine and just over an hour from Boston, the reimagined Cliff House offers panoramic views from 226 stylish guest rooms and suites. Indulge in spa treatments in our 9,000 square foot luxury spa and delight in locally-inspired cuisine and thoughtfully-curated cocktails at The Tiller restaurant or Nubb's Lobster Shack. Spend your days doing as much or as little as you desire from lazy mornings with breakfast in bed to afternoons of hiking and sailing. It's all waiting for you here in Maine.

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