Nonantum Resort

95 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport

$ 149 per day

Starting Based on 2-3 people

  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside
  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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The Nonantum Resort is the perfect place to stay for families visiting Kennebunkport, Maine. Not only does it provide walking access to the waterfront and seaside village, but it provides a slew of onsite activities for children including crafts, kayaking excursions, family movie nights, ice-cream parties, Princess & Pirate Parties, paddle board demonstrations, cooking demos, campfire and sing-a-longs and marshmallow roasts. The Carriage House is part of the original inn that opened in 1884, at the home of sea captain Henry Heckman. While the rooms have been modernized over the years, the public spaces retain the charm and elegance of the original structure with an old-fashioned elevator, old-fashioned phone on the wall, pictures of boats scattered throughout the hotel and gorgeous views of the water. In addition, Nonantum offers onsite dining, making it easy for families with young children-in-tow.

Favorite Features

  • Baby Ready: Crib and highchair available
  • Toddler Fun: Open, safe areas for running around
  • School Age Action: Near age-appropriate sights and activities
  • Cool For Teens: Near age-appropriate sights and activities
  • Family-friendly public areas
  • Variety of room options for families
  • Fantastic historic atmosphere
  • Beautiful water views
  • Value-oriented pricing
  • Offers long-list of onsite sports and activities for all ages
  • Walking distance to waterfront and seaside village

Families Should Know

  • Open from April to Mid-December
  • 90-minute drive from Boston’s Logan Airport
  • Fenced and heated outdoor pool, no kids’ pool
  • WIFI is free
  • Babysitting starts at $US 10 per hour
  • Daily schedule of free family-friendly activities

Ciao Bambino Recommends For Ages:

  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens

More To Know & Do

Sports + Activities

  • beach
  • boating/sailing
  • golf
  • bike riding
  • kayaking
  • tennis
  • fishing
  • whale watching
  • lobster boat tours
  • hot air balloon rides

Local Excursions

  • Kennebunkport
  • Cape Porpoise
  • Goose Rocks Beach
  • Portland


  • rooms and 1-2 bedroom suites
  • air-conditioning
  • TV
  • gas burning stove or fireplace some units
  • WIFI rooms and public areas
  • daily housekeeping
  • room service
  • two restaurants/bar
  • swimming pool
  • scheduled kids and family activities every day
  • bikes, kayaks, and paddleboards available onsite
  • concierge
  • babysitting on request
  • private parking
  • disabled access