Your dude ranch vacation begins as the ranch still slumbers…
Starting at $250 per person per night
Starting at $800 per room per night
Slow down, and relax, you’ve about to arrive at Hidden Pond, the most intriguing and rejuvenating collection of luxury cottages in New England. This cottage enclave, nestled into 60 acres of pristine birch forest, awaits you. Within seconds, you’ll begin to feel the hustle of your life dissipate as you breathe in the fresh air and allow the tranquility of your surroundings to settle over you. Hop on one of the beach cruisers and pedal around the resort, allowing your smile to spread from ear to ear.
Unique Features: They’ll give you a ride to one of their favorite beaches, Goose Rocks Beach. Just a mile down the road, this most glorious sandy beach on the Southern Coast of Maine awaits. They run a continuous shuttle from Hidden Pond to their sister inn, The Tides Beach Club. They have everything you need for a great day at the beach; they’ll provide the chairs, towels, and bottled water, you just bring your flip-flops and sunhat. And when the salt air piques your appetite, enjoy a light lunch at The Tides Beach Club, where the chic dining room and vibrant atmosphere are sure to delight.
Accommodations: Inspired by the coastal beauty and pristine forests of Kennebunkport Maine, these luxury vacation rentals bring a bit of the outdoors inside. The single-story two-bedroom cottages offer the perfect balance of togetherness, privacy, and proximity to the resort’s amenities. These charming, family-friendly retreats feature a fully equipped gourmet kitchen and spacious living room with fireplace and flat-screen TV, giving everyone ample room to relax.
As Suite As It Gets: When money is no object, go for the From Away Lodge by Todd Snyder. Inspired by his first trip to Maine, menswear designer Todd Snyder put his signature touch on The From Away Lodge, celebrating Maine’s heritage with L.L.Bean upholstery, industrial accents, and a playful color palette mirroring his Fall collection. Snyder even partnered with Kennebunkport’s Sea Love Candles to create a signature fragrance you’ll notice the moment you walk through the door. Holds 5 Guests with 925 sq ft.
Dining: A standout among Kennebunkport restaurants, Earth at Hidden Pond delivers farm-to-fork dining with simple, innovative fare that highlights the best of each season, from ripe heirloom tomatoes picked hours before they’re plated to Maine lobster pulled from the Atlantic that day. Earth at Hidden Pond is the perfect place to meet with friends at the bar, share a charcuterie board by candlelight, and cozy up around the evening bonfire.
Activities: After a day at the beach, a refreshing dip in one of two outdoor heated pools is a must: The Lodge Pool, located at the main Lodge just steps from the two-bedroom cottages, is perfect for families; the Serenity Pool, adjacent to the Tree Spa and Earth, is for adults only, please. Take a stroll down the lane from your cottage, or stop on the way home from the beach, and you’ll find the organic Farm waiting to be explored. Whether you’d like to gather just-ripened tomatoes and basil for a light salad or berries for a summertime dessert, the harvest of The Farm is for you.
Spa & Fitness: Cradled in the treetops, overlooking the birch forest, is the Tree Spa at Hidden Pond. The three treetop spa rooms, eight feet above the ground, are built into the canopy of the forest and connected by a catwalk woven through the trees. Guests can choose from a selection of massages, facials, and body treatments that focus on the restoration of health, energy, and wellness using Nathuraphathica soothing oils and lotions.
Location: Kennebunkport is a coastal town in southern Maine. It’s known for its beaches, including long, sandy Goose Rocks Beach and smaller Arundel Beach. The Seashore Trolley Museum displays a huge collection of streetcars. Dating to 1887, St. Ann’s Episcopal Church is a rustic stone church on grassy grounds with ocean views. The 1833 Goat Island Lighthouse sits in the harbor of quaint lobster-fishing village Cape Porpoise.
Closest Airport: The nearest airport to Kennebunkport is Portland (PWM) Airport which is 21.6 miles away. Other nearby airports include Portsmouth Pease (PSM) (26.4 miles), Manchester (MHT) (57.3 miles), Boston (BOS) (74.4 miles) and Lebanon (LEB) (94.1 miles).
Children’s Programs: No. Although they welcome your children, they do not have any supervised children’s programs.
Pet Friendly: No. This property cannot accommodate pets. However, their sister hotel, The Lodge on the Cove, is a dog-friendly hotel in Kennebunkport, Maine.
Weddings: Your dream wedding destination awaits at Hidden Pond, where a dedicated team of wedding experts will turn your special day into an unforgettable event. Begin your wedding weekend with a cocktail reception or host your rehearsal dinner at Earth at Hidden Pond, one of Maine’s best restaurants. When it’s time to celebrate, an elegant event spaces wow with unmatched scenery and attentive service.
Meetings: Hidden Pond is an exceptional destination for corporate events and luxury meetings. An exclusive setting, attentive, detail-oriented team, lavish accommodations, and plentiful resort amenities enable Hidden Pond to craft a luxurious retreat experience for your leadership team or board of directors. Hosting a corporate event at Hidden Pond provides an extraordinary opportunity to bring your team together, challenging them in an environment of fresh air, big sky, and peacefulness.
Extra Info: The Back Porch Bar, overlooking the Lodge Pool and nightly bonfire, is the perfect gathering spot for family and friends. The Bar serves up the best local brews and fruit-infused cocktails, guaranteed to have something you’ll like. Or, visit the organic farm. And don’t forget to borrow a vase for flowers from the expansive selection of annuals and perennials. The potting shed has an assortment of vases and plenty of snipping shears to get you started. Enjoy!