The Local - Your Guide to the Wells Area

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Winter Fun Things To Do

There is so much to see and do in Wells Maine and at our resort, Village by the Sea, in winter. Of course there is our Indoor Heated Pool and Hot Tub where you can swim, soak and relax. Guest also love our Fitness Center to keep up with their workout regime, or start a […]

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Wells, Kennebunkport, Ogunquit, Maine Holiday Celebrations

Make Village by the Sea your Holiday Headquarters. Two of Maine’s most popular seaside Christmas celebrations take place just minutes from our front door:  Kennebunkport’s Annual Christmas Prelude and Ogunquit’s Annual Christmas by the Sea.  Just head 15 minutes north and you’re in Kennebunkport; go 5 minutes south and you’re in Ogunquit.  It doesn’t get […]

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The Birds of Village by the Sea

One of the many pluses of Village by the Sea is its location next to the salt-water marshes that border Wells and Ogunquit.  These marshes support extensive areas of relatively undisturbed habitat and a wide array of wildlife including a large number of rare plants and birds. 

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The Top Five Local Wells, Maine Beaches

Wells, Maine, is famous for its beaches. It’s a key driver of tourism for the area and one of the most common reasons visitors stay with us at Village By The Sea. So we know a thing or two about which beach spot is the best. What follows is a list of our top five […]

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Six Interesting Facts About Wells, Maine

Are you considering staying with us at Village by the Sea? Would you like to know more about our home in Wells, Maine, and what the area has to offer? Well read on! Here are six highly interesting facts you may not know about Wells, ME: 1. Wells, Maine, in York County, is 28 miles […]

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Village by the Sea Receives Esteemed TripAdvisor Award

We are pleased to announce that TripAdvisor has awarded Village by the Sea its 2018 Certificate of Excellence and announced that it has also qualified for TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame. The Certificate of Excellence recognizes businesses that earn consistently great user reviews and reflects an “exemplary year of customer service to” its […]

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8 Reasons to Visit Wells, Maine in June

When most people think of summer vacations in Maine, they think of getting away in July or August to beat the city heat.  It makes sense.  In fact, Wells and most of our southern Maine coastal towns owe a good part of their livelihood to the summer visitor. The problem is that so many people […]

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An offsite trolley takes guests through the Wells, ME area.
The Local

Welcome to Village by the Sea’s new blog, The Local.  Our goal is help you feel at home when you come to visit.  While you’ll probably never become a local, we want you to feel like one.  We’ll let you know what’s happening around the area and at Village by the Sea.  We’ll also look […]

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