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5 Romantic Winter Havens in Maine


Discover the enchanting world of romantic getaways in Maine, where picturesque landscapes, charming coastal towns, and intimate escapes will have you and your love feeling like you’ve just entered a Danielle Steel novel. From cozy seaside inns to luxurious accommodations, this blog is your guide to the most idyllic spots, delectable dining, and unforgettable experiences that make Maine the perfect destination for a romantic retreat.

Portland Harbor Hotel

Elevate your amorous escape at the Portland Harbor Hotel, where your intimate retreat awaits. Indulge in a suite featuring a spacious whirlpool spa tub, a snug sitting area with a fireplace, and coastal-themed tranquility, all complemented by delightful city and garden views. Relish delectable seafood and steaks at the Harbor Bistro + Terrace, followed by a cocktail on the terrace or beside the fire pit. With valet parking and sterling service, this luxury inn exceeds expectations, offering a prime location for enchanting excursions, including delectable foodie tours showcasing the best of Maine’s culinary delights. Explore the eclectic boutiques of the Old Port district, savor a lobster roll, and witness a breathtaking sunset over the bay.

250 Main Hotel

Nestled on Rockland Harbor’s edge, 250 Main Hotel welcomes guests to a 26-room coastal haven in downtown Rockland. With floor-to-ceiling windows offering enchanting water views, the boutique hotel is a perfect base for exploring Midcoast Maine. The friendly front desk staff assists with dinner reservations, ensuring a seamless vacation. Enjoy the hotel’s prime location near galleries, restaurants, and shops, while savoring Rockland’s burgeoning arts scene. Choose from enticing booking specials like “Lobster Crush” (room includes a $50 gift card to Archer’s on the Pier), “Room With a Brew” (package includes goodies from Rock Harbor Brewing Company), and “Do Not Disturb” (room comes stocked with a bottle of sparkling Malbec, spicy Bixby chocolates, and a book of romantic Chilean poetry). [Photo by Taylor Watts]

Harbour Towne Inn

Experience a delightful stay at Harbour Towne Inn on the Waterfront, where mornings start with breakfast on your private deck, overlooking the distant harbor. In the evenings, indulge in wine and a charcuterie board in the comfort of your home-away-from-home. For the ultimate romantic getaway, inquire about the fabulous Penthouse Suite. The inn’s proximity to Boothbay Harbor allows easy access to shopping, gallery-hopping, and quintessential Maine dining. Whether it’s lobster, chowder, or traditional clambakes by the waterfront, Boothbay offers a diverse range of dining options—from cozy cafes and coffee shops to tapas, Italian, steak houses, and wine bars—ensuring the perfect romantic evening.

Lord Camden Inn

Discover the perfect setting for your romantic getaway at the chic Lord Camden Inn in Camden, ME. Their Romance Package, featured in this premier downtown boutique hotel, ensures a memorable escape. Your room or suite is adorned with a bottle of champagne, gourmet chocolates, and fresh flowers. Enjoy gift certificates for drinks at a local upscale lounge and dinner at a nearby restaurant. Indulge in optional in-suite massages or spa services, complemented by a curated champagne and wine menu. Opt for a fireplace suite with river views from balconies or porches, or rooftop panoramas of the charming village. Bundle up and explore the inviting Camden Village, where you can stroll its quaint waterfront boardwalk with plenty of unique shopping and dining options.

Cliff House Maine

Experience coastal opulence this winter at Cliff House Maine, a masterpiece of elegance amidst Maine’s natural splendor. Perched on Bald Head Cliff, it boasts breathtaking ocean vistas and convenient access to landmarks like Nubble Lighthouse. Book a room with a fireplace and cozy up with a glass of wine as you enjoy views from your balcony. Luxuriate in their oceanfront spa, enjoy an indoor pool and hot tubs, and relish culinary delights at their signature restaurant The Tiller (make sure to check out their “Rise & Shine Breakfast for Two” package). Plus, winter art classes by the property’s resident artist add a creative touch to your stay.


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