Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Swans Island

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Swans Island. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Swans Island

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Swans Island a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Edgar M. Tennis Preserve (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Northeast Harbor Golf Club (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Swans Island

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Swans Island is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ship Harbor Nature Trailhead (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Thuya Garden (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Acadia National Park (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Asticou Azalea Garden (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Bracy Cove (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Mount Desert Island (15 mi / 24.1 km)

How to get to and around Swans Island

The nearest airport is in Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), located 21.3 mi (34.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Swans Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 399 holiday lettings near Swans Island. From 201 Houses to 113 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Swans Island is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Swans Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Swans Island:

  • Hall Quarry: 42 holiday homes
  • Seal Cove: 56 holiday homes
  • Bass Harbor: 291 holiday homes
  • Northeast Harbor: 271 holiday homes
  • West Tremont: 40 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Swans Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Swans Island. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse: 1,245 holiday lettings
  • Maine Granite Industry Museum: 1,410 holiday lettings
  • Agamont Park: 1,305 holiday lettings
  • George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History: 1,317 holiday lettings
  • Abbe Museum: 1,309 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Swans Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 201 Houses in Swans Island. Our other popular types of Swans Island holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 113 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 113 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 113 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Swans Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Swans Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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