Plan a beautiful vacation at Bayview Cottages ...

enjoy the wide variety of great activities Acadia National Park offers ...

relax, shop and dine in picturesque Bar Harbor, Maine ...

and bask in the unsurpassed sunsets of Mount Desert Island.

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Deep Discounts for Fall 2024!

Lots of Summer Openings Still Available!

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“Brenda is a great host. Location is just right for access to Bar Harbor and Acadia. Highly recommend!” James, August 2019

Acadia Bayview Cottage RentalsAcadia Bayview Cottages by Harp-Hawkins Bar Harbor Maine Vacation Rental offers six unique Bar Harbor Maine Cottages nestled along the shore of Frenchman’s Bay on Mount Desert Island, Maine.

Our Bar Harbor Vacation Rentals are minutes away from Acadia National Park and the towns of Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor and Southwest Harbor.

As you browse our web site you will discover that each of our Bar Harbor Rentals is furnished and appointed with amenities to make your stay enjoyable.

Contact us with any questions that you may have regarding our Vacation Rentals in Maine. We will be glad to assist you in choosing the accommodations that best suits your needs.

Acadia Bayview Cottage Rentals by Harp-Hawkins Vacation Homes offers six unique Bar Harbor Vacation Rentals in Bar Harbor, Maine on Mount Desert Island. Acadia Bayview Cottage RentalsAll of our Bar Harbor vacation rentals are waterfront homes offering spectacular views and water access. Our Bar Harbor Maine Vacation Homes are within minutes of Acadia National Park, downtown Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor, and Southwest Harbor. Mt. Desert Island is an area rich with vacation activities for people of all ages. Bar Harbor and Mt Desert in general is a wonderful place to vacation, the rock-bound coast and soaring granite cliffs are spectacular. From the stonewall-lined and tree-covered road leading you into our village, to the sweeping vistas from atop Cadillac Mountain, there is a special mystique to Bar Harbor. Nestled on the east side of Mt. Desert Island, surrounded by Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor has welcomed visitors for over a hundred years. Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park have a wide variety of offerings for visitors. There truly is something for everyone and our Bar Harbor Maine vacation rentals provide the perfect accommodations from which to base your vacation.

All of our six Bar Harbor vacation rentals are situated along the shores of Frenchman’s Bay, a remarkable stretch of water. It is likely that you’ll see Bald Eagles fishing while you enjoy your first cup of coffee in the morning. A mating pair of these birds nest on Thomas Island, which is located in the bay. Later in the morning you’ll likely watch vacationing kayakers exploring the bay and local fishermen checking their lobster traps. Should you wish to hike or bicycle, our Bar Harbor Maine cottages are minutes away from Acadia National Park, famous for its well maintained carriage hiking trails.

Acadia Bayview Cottage RentalsBar Harbor offers a wide array of activities from the most relaxed to the most rigorous, dining for all tastes and budgets and shopping in our unique shops and galleries. Be sure to plan enough time to enjoy our area and consider using us as a base of operations to see all of Downeast Maine. Our Bar Harbor vacation rentals are only a short distance to other famous attractions such as Campobello Island, Franklin Roosevelt’s summer home, the Schoodic Peninsula, the mainland part of Acadia National Park, and other islands, coastal attractions and nature based attractions. Once the summer playground of wealthy and famous Americans, Bar Harbor was celebrated throughout the world as a quiet, beautiful resort village, worlds away from the hustle and bustle of New York, Boston, and Paris. Today, the “summer people” still come to our island paradise, but many visitors also arrive for the brilliant fall foliage. And more and more, people are coming to experience our winter wonderland and the surprises of spring.

Please feel free to call us regarding vacationing in Bar Harbor and our Bar Harbor vacation rentals.

Best Regards,


“I have traveled all over the world, and this is absolutely one of my favorite stays. My daughter and I never wanted to leave. It was, in a word, perfect. Spotless, gorgeous, quiet, convenient, with a view to die for.” Carol, May 2019

“Beautiful home, spectacular view, accommodating hosts, short drive to Acadia’s beautiful sites.” Becky,September 2018

Mt. Desert Island & Bar Harbor

The Island of Mount Desert and its surrounding area have so many things to offer. There are towns to visit such as Southwest Harbor, Ellsworth, Northeast Harbor, Blue Hill and Bass Harbor, and of course the main attraction to the area is Acadia National Park. There is...

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Acadia National Park

The rugged coast of Maine has been a draw for visitors for hundreds of years. The splendor and variety of landscape encouraged early 20th-century philanthropists to donate the land that became Acadia National Park, the first national park in the eastern United States....

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