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The Four Most Romantic Getaways in Portland Maine

Updated: Oct 15, 2022

Looking to add some flavor to your romantic life? Are you sick and tired of the same old trips that cost an arm and a leg? Port

land, Maine is just the place for you. Located on the Northeast side of the United States, this city provides the perfect combination of elegance and romance that will leave you and your partner looking to make this quaint little sea-faring town your permanent residence. From Island beaches to a Historic downtown arts district, Portland has everything you need to create a memorable experience that you and your special someone will remember for a lifetime.

About Portland:

Portland was incorporated as a town in 1786. When Maine became a state in 1820, Portland served as the capital of the state for more than ten years leaving a plethora of beautiful Victorian architecture that is very easy on the eyes. The city has a rich history of Americana, Fishing, and Industry.

Many of the surviving homes from the mid-1800s have now been renovated into beautiful Inns and Hotels. Take a trip out to Diamond Cove, and you’ll find beautiful beaches and nature walks to entertain you for days.

No matter where you choose to adventure in this beautiful historic town, you cannot go wrong. With restaurants, shops, boutiques, and historical landmarks on every corner, there is something to entertain everyone.

Trip planning can be stressful, and if you're searching to find your perfect romantic getaway to this elegant town, you have come to the right place. Here is our list of the four most romantic getaways in Portland, Maine:

#1 The Inn at Diamond Cove

The Inn at Diamond Cove

Just a thirty-minute Ferry ride from the Old Port District, this Inn is guaranteed to provide you with a romantic and relaxing stay. Cars are not allowed on the island making it the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of town. With a list of amenities matching the amendments of the constitution, you are certain to find an activity you will enjoy. Located on the beautiful marina of the island, this renovated artist's retreat and historical site is tranquil and luxurious. The diamond-edge restaurant is a great spot for relaxing and enjoying some of the local seafood.

The Inn at Diamond Cove Amenities:

  • Tennis Courts

  • Indoor Basketball Court

  • Heated Outdoor Pool

  • Balconies in Selected Rooms

  • Microwave and Minifridge

  • Starbucks coffee bar

  • Grab and Go Pantry

  • Hot Tub

  • Game Room

  • Playground

  • Cabana Bar

  • Outdoor Fire Pit

  • Yoga Studio

Book your visit or learn more here

#2 The Inn at St. John

The outside of The Inn at St. John

One of the few independently owned and operated hotels in Portland, this Inn is completely dedicated to creating the perfect romantic experience for you and your partner. From the decor to the complimentary breakfast, The Inn at St. John pays attention to every detail, making this one of the top getaway destinations for your stay in Portland.

This inn is conveniently located on the west end of downtown Portland and has easy access to the beautiful city. With free continental breakfast, and even free cancelation if necessary, you are guaranteed to find yourself having a satisfactory stay in one of Portland's more beautiful and prestigious locations

The Inn at St. John Amenities:

  • King or Queen-Sized Bed

  • Period Wallpaper

  • Sumptuous Bedding

  • Flat-panel Television

  • Gourmet in-room Coffee

  • Continental Breakfast

  • Private Bathroom

Book your visit or learn more here

#3 The AC Hotel by Marriott

The AC Hotel by Marriott

This Hotel is built for the modern traveler looking to take their international mindset to the beautiful city of Portland. Located on Portland’s Fore street, this hotel offers the only unobstructed view of the city's romantic and stunning Casco Bay. With free high-speed wifi and modern rooms, this hotel is the perfect headquarters for someone looking to enjoy this cherished town with someone they love.

At this convenient location, this waterfront hotel is only two blocks from the Old Port District which boasts some of the best shopping, restaurants, and activities that the city has to offer. The hotel is large enough to hold up to 240 guests making it the perfect stay for a romantic getaway.

The AC Hotel by Marriott Amenities:

  • Sustainability

  • Fitness Center

  • Gift Shop

  • Free Wifi

  • Meeting Space

  • Dry Cleaning Service

  • Restaurant

  • Convenience Store

  • Wake Up Calls

Book your visit or learn more here

#4 The Inn by The Sea Luxury Resort

The Inn by The Sea Luxury Resort

Just south of the city of Portland and located on a mile of Sandy beach, this resort is perfect for couples looking for a romantic getaway away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The Inn offers a combination of luxury and privacy that is great for couples looking for a private retreat to the coast of Maine. With large living spaces, fully equipped kitchens, and large soaking tubs, you are in for a treat at this Resort.

The area around Cape Elizabeth is close enough to Portland that you will still be able to enjoy the city but offers plenty of its own history and culture. Come celebrate Maine with the amazing getaway experience this Inn has to offer. With many different packages and specials available, there is a bundle to fit any couple's budget for a fun and romantic stay.

The Inn by the Sea Luxury Resort Amenities:

  • King-sized or double beds

  • Wet Bare Kitchenette

  • Mini-Fridge

  • Large Living Space

  • Pullout Sofa

  • Executive Guest

  • Ocean Views

  • Seating for Two

  • Oversized Bathroom

  • Glass Walk-in Shower

  • Air Jet Tub

  • Heated Floor

  • On-site Dining

  • Pet-Friendly Accommodations

Book your visit or learn more here


As you can see, there are plenty of ways to visit and enjoy this seafaring and historic town. From modern downtown stays to historic island inns, you really can’t go wrong on your visit to Portland, Maine. This town is ideal for romance and is certain to be a getaway that provides memories for you and your loved ones that will last a lifetime. Enjoy your trip and have fun!

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