The Sebago Lake region in the state of Maine consists of ten towns that border the beautiful waters of Sebago Lake, Long Lake, Highland Lake, and several creeks and ponds. Sebago Lake vacation rentals include rustic cabins, quaint lake homes and, resort-style lodging that offer amazing lakefront views and convenient access to fishing, swimming, boating, and recreational activities. If Sebago Lake is the chosen destination for your next vacation, this top ten list of vacation rental locations in the area will help you narrow down your lodging options and find the perfect holiday hideaway.

1. Sebago

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Choosing a vacation rental in the town of Sebago gives you immediate access to Lake Sebago and the Sebago Lake Marina, where you can rent a boat or some jet skis for a fun day of salmon fishing or water recreation, or simply relax at the water’s edge and enjoy the view. Sebago is also centrally located, making it easy to hop on Route 114 and travel into neighboring Windham to visit the local shopping center or grab a bite to eat.

2. Standish

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If you’re hoping to spend some time at the beach or get a little camping in during your vacation, consider a vacation rental in the town of Standish. Located just a few minutes from the Sebago Lake Family Campgrounds, this location is ideal for anyone looking to get back to nature and forget about the hustle and bustle of daily life for awhile. Spend the day building sandcastles on the beach and picnicking at the campground picnic areas, then set up your family tent and roast marshmallows around the campfire.

3. Casco Bay

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Casco Bay sits to the west of Lake Sebago, offering vacation rentals with breathtaking views of crystal clear waters and the world-famous Portland Head Light, one of Maine’s most visited lighthouses, commissioned by George Washington in the 1800s. Casco Bay is also known for the historic 1886 Christmas Eve shipwreck of the Annie C. Maguire, a ship that was traveling into Maine from Canada during a terrible snowstorm. Pay a visit to the lighthouse and tour the museum, then take a stroll along the grounds to catch a glimpse of the makeshift memorial dedicated to the Annie C. Maguire.

4. Raymond

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Raymond is an ideal vacation rental location if you plan to spend the majority of your holiday on or around the water, as this quaint, friendly town offers two beaches, two lakes, and five ponds. Take advantage of the two public boat launches in the area and schedule a sunrise fishing expedition, or head over to nearby Morgan Meadows and take an invigorating hike or mountain bike ride along one of the scenic nature trails.

5. Sebago Lake State Park

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Staying in a vacation rental near Sebago Lake State Park gives you convenient access to an abundance of recreational activities, and the park itself offers gorgeous scenic views of the White Mountain foothills. Relax on the beach, hike the park’s woodlands, catch some fish in the pond, or rent a sailboat for the day and navigate Lake Sebago. With 1,400 acres of land to navigate, immediate access to the water, and 250 campsites, this area is a dream come true for nature-loving active families.

6. Naples Beach

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Known as “The Heart of the Lakes Region,” Naples Beach is located in the direct center of the Sebago Lakes region, surrounded by Brandy Pond and Long Lake. Naples Beach provides visitors with the relaxing aspects of beachfront living, with the added convenience of a centralized location just minutes from downtown Causeway. Take a personalized tour of the town via the Mississippi River stern paddler replica boat that travels up and down Long Lake, or heads downtown for a bite to eat, or to take in a movie at the Bridgton Drive-In.

7. Brandy Pond

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For lovely waterfront views and convenient access to some of the best fishing in the region, choose a vacation rental in the Brandy Pond area in Naples. Known for its beauty and clear waters, Brandy Pond attracts a wide variety of fish species, including salmon, trout, bass, and sunfish, making it an ideal spot if you’re looking to reel in a few prize-winners during your stay. Ducks are aplenty in this area and add to the beautiful backdrop, so be sure to give them a little love if you spot a few along the shoreline.

8. Pequawket Lake

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For a little peace and quiet combined with lakefront beauty, consider a vacation rental along Pequawket Lake. Located in the “Small but Great” town of nearby Limington, this 166-acre lake draws in trout, bass, and pickerel for easy fishing along the shore, while the town itself offers visitors a personalized history of Maine in the 1800s. Stroll through town to view historic buildings, such as the Old Library and Blacksmith Shop, then pop into the Limington Historical Society for donuts and coffee, while you page through old town archives.

9. Frye Island

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Frye Island offers vacationers their very own slice of paradise, as this 1,500-acre “summer town” sits surrounded by Sebago Lake, complete with mountain views and a six-foot lighthouse. Visitors have everything they need at their fingertips, including sandy beaches, a town hall, shops, and a local cafe. For those who need a little break from the peaceful isolation of the island, the Frye Island Ferry shuttles passengers 25 miles back to the mainland every 15 minutes.

10. Little Sebago Lake

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If boating is high on your holiday to-do list, choose a vacation rental near Little Sebago Lake. This six-mile lake spans 1,898 acres and features multiple small islands and coves to navigate. While the lake is small, it definitely holds its own when it comes to fish populations. When the water is lovely, you just may catch some salmon, perch, bass, and trout all on the same day.