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9 waterfront Airbnbs near Boston to rent for a getaway

From lakefront cabins to beachfront cottages, these Airbnbs are perfect for a water-centric vacation or calming getaway

Written by
Eric Grossman

There are plenty of fun things to do in Boston on the water, whether dining at a waterfront restaurant or checking out the best beaches near Boston, but when you want a getaway that revolves around the water, a beachfront or lakefront home is the answer. Whether you’re looking for a lakefront cottage or a spot on the beach, Airbnb has plenty of waterfront rentals. You can even stay on a boat for a fully seaworthy experience. Pack your swimsuits and water gear and check out these waterfront Airbnb properties. If nothing here strikes your fancy, check out the best cozy Airbnb cabins near Boston and the best secluded Airbnbs near Boston.

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Waterfront Airbnbs near Boston


Enjoy peace and quiet at this pleasant home on Casco Bay, just steps away from a small beach. Picture windows offer views from three sides of the home. Spend the day exploring Freeport, Portland, and the nearby state park, then unwind in an adirondack chair under the oak trees. The well-appointed home features private steps to the beach and a sauna.


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