9 Coolest Cabin Rentals in Maine For Your Bucket List

Planning a trip and searching for the coolest and best cabin rentals in Maine? Well, look no further, as I’ve put together this guide to 9 incredible places to stay for an unforgettable cabin getaway!

If you’re looking to venture out into the wilderness with a loved one or with your whole family, than the  the stunning state of Maine would be an incredible vacation destination. With its distinct seasons (which provide unique things to do no matter what time of the year you visit), diverse terrain, and nature loving communities, it’s a perfect place to unwind, reconnect with nature and loved ones, and enjoy the outdoors.

Many of these cabins are very remote so you can really be at one with nature and embrace the feelings of solitude and peace. With many eco-friendly and sustainably built homes and properties creatively nestled amongst the woods or along waterfronts, visiting Maine is sure to leave a positive imprint on you! Keep reading to find your perfect cabin rental in Maine for your needs!

Also, be sure to read my guide on Cabins in Vermont for more epic cabin accommodation in the area for future trip inspiration!

Cabins in Maine

Historic Maine Cabin Rental

Location: Dover Foxcroft, Maine

Price: $185+ per night


This 120 year old Maine canoe shop has been creatively converted into a deluxe cabin home! With a floating staircase, granite fire pit, velvet sofas, a vintage bathtub, chandeliers and tons of other antiques filling the space, it offers quite a unique living experience. It feels like a step back in time but with all modern necessities. The home is full of natural light making it beautiful, and airy.

The loft upstairs has a king tempurpedic bed and bathroom with a view of the surrounding nature. Downstairs is a daybed that can sleep two making the house suitable for four guests. The outdoor picnic area offers a table to dine under the stars. Don’t miss out on this unique stay!

Historic Maine Cabin Rental
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The Canopy TreeHouse Cabin

Location: Sanford, Maine

Price: $425+ per night


Enjoy a whimsical and peaceful stay at Littlefield Retreat, a canopy treehouse amongst the trees! The 350 square foot home has everything needed for an enjoyable stay including a full kitchen, wood stove, loft, and sleeping pod. The treehouse is guaranteed to leave you feeling at peace with only the sounds of nature to serenade you as you’re surrounded by forest on all sides. It is a perfect place to unplug and reconnect to yourself and to the simple life.

The deck offers a beautiful place to enjoy a morning coffee, book, the hot tub or silence as you watch the forest wake up around you. The house offers kayaks and fishing poles for those who want to adventure to Littlefield Pond. There’s a living area to play games, eat, or simply enjoy each others company. Littlefield Retreat is an example of minimal and sustainable living without sacrificing beauty or comfort, showing guests what is possible with less. Each detail of the house was thoughtfully created, with much of the material coming from recycled and reclaimed materials. It is very insulated to help regulate the temperature all year round and the energy that powers the home is wind sourced, soon to be solar powered. 

Canopy TreeHouse Cabin in Maine Airbnb
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The Beach House Cabin

Location: Saco, Maine

Price: $209/night


Near the Saco River, Downtown Portland, and Old Orchard Beach, this beautiful oceanfront cabin is hard to beat. The luxury two-story two bedroom home is full of windows offering ample natural light and panoramic views of the ocean. With a full kitchen, big living areas, breakfast bar, and two private balconies, it has plenty of space to move around and can fit up to eight guests.

With hardwood floors and soft color toned walls the rooms have a light, airy, peaceful feel to them. Even the kitchen is equipped with a wall of windows overlooking the ocean making cooking a dream come true. Steps from the beach and minutes from shops and restaurants, the location could not be more pristine. With all modern amenities, it is sure to be a comfortable and easeful stay. Watching the sunrise and sunset while sleeping to the sound of the waves makes staying here extra special. 

The Beach House Cabin Rental in Maine
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Unique Cliff-Perched Cabin with Private Hiking Trails 

Location: Machiasport, Maine

Price: $300/night


This beautiful cliff-side cottage known as The Prowhouse was designed by a sea captain to feel like the prow of a ship and is undoubtedly a unique stay. It’s set atop a 130’ cliff with an angular ‘prow’ and floor-to-ceiling windows offering expansive ocean views of Howards cove and Jasper Beach. It is surrounded by 30 acres of pristine forest, wildlife, and beaches. With only one other home barely visible across the cove, guests experience complete solitude when staying at The Prowhouse. There is no shortage of adventure to be had when staying here as there are many private hiking trails from the house along the water and the option to spend the day on the water kayaking.

Only 17 minutes from town but with full privacy, staying here feels like your own slice of paradise. With two bedrooms, the house fits four guests comfortably. The master bedroom has big windows with ocean views and the second bedroom has a more cozy feel. There is a living room, dining area, full kitchen, and two bathrooms all chicly decorated with vintage furnishings to give the interior a mid-century modern and nautical feel. The spacious deck offers a picnic table and deck to enjoy a meal under the stars or enjoy the sunshine. A stay of a lifetime!

Unique Cliff-Perched Cabin Rental in Maine Airbnb
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Crow’s Nest Tiny Cabin at Old Crow Ranch

Location: Durham, Maine

Price: $150+ per night


The Crow’s Nest Tiny House is nestled amongst fields and pine trees on Old Crow Ranch, a 70-acre livestock farm. Staying here offers an insight into the real Maine farming life. Only 30 minutes outside of Portland, this tiny house is a nice and cozy place to retreat from city life while listening to the birds, watching the grazing animals, and star gazing in the evenings.

To ensure guests are comfortable year round, there is a heat pump as well as A/C depending on the time of year. It is also complete with a stove, oven, fridge/freezer, sink, shower, and composting toilet. Inside is a lofted queen bed and convertible day bed on the main floor. One of the special offerings when staying at the house is the option to take a farm tour! Otherwise guests can enjoy the yard around the house and explore the woods and pasture on their front door.

Unique Maine Cabin Rental Airbnb
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Fisherman’s Cabin

Location: Moosehead Lake, Maine

Price: $185+ per night


The beautiful Fisherman’s Cabin is a perfect getaway for a couple or two friends. Out in the mountains right next to the lake, this wood cabin is an ideal place to escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy nature’s serenity.

Surrounded by lake and mountain views, this home definitely gives the feeling of peace and solitude. With an open living and kitchen area, bedroom, and outdoor deck, it is a cozy home away from home. The rustic mountain decor, wood furnishings, and wood stove definitely give it that mountain feel. 

Lakefront Cabin Rental in Maine
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Newry Estate | Luxury Cabin Rental

Location: Newry, Maine

Price: $530/night


The elegant chalet, Newry state, is a beautiful and huge property perfect for a large gathering or reunion in the woods. It is part of the Powder Ridge community but still offers plenty of privacy. What makes it extra special are its stunning and endless mountain views from around the house. With a living room, kitchen, wood-burning fireplace, media room, and large deck it has plenty of space for guests to hang out alone or together. With WiFi and Netflix available there’s options to work or lounge.

With five bedrooms, nine beds, and four bathrooms, it can sleep up to twelve guests. The interior design is quite modern and warm with the walls in each room painted a different color giving it a bit of an eclectic feel. The high ceilings and windows in the living area add an extra element of magic with their stunning views and natural light. 

Luxury Cabin Vacation Rental in Maine
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Damariscotta Lakefront Cabin Getaway

Location: Newcastle, Maine

Price: $197/night


This Damariscotta lakefront retreat is pretty spectacular. Situated lakefront with its own private dock, looking out from the windows inside it almost feels like the house is on the lake! Bring your boat if you have one and enjoy a day on the lake swimming or fishing! With wooden interior, it gives a warm and homey vibe.

The two story home is complete with a living room, dining room, spacious kitchen, vaulted ceiling, wood-burning fireplace, hardwood floors, and two bedrooms. With 3 beds it can comfortably sleep six people. The outside deck is perfect for relaxing, sharing a meal, grilling, or star gazing. Without many other houses in sight, this house is pretty remote and perfect for relaxing and enjoying the peace and quiet of nature. 

Damariscotta Lakefront Cabin Getaway
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Lake Arrowhead Waterfront Cabin

Location: Lake Arrowhead, Maine

Price: $384+ per night


This large waterfront cabin is perfect for a family trip or friend gathering! With four bedrooms it can sleep up to nine people. Right on the lake with its own dock, it’s great for spending time swimming, kayaking, or rope swinging!

Outside there is a bonfire pit, hammock, gas and charcoal grills, bedroom balcony, furnished deck, and private dock with two kayaks, a paddleboat, and canoe! With a flat screen TV complete with different streaming options, a wood-burning stove, full kitchen, wine bar, and exposed-beam ceilings, the house is great for the whole family to enjoy.

Lake Arrowhead Waterfront Cabin Maine
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