The Dunes on the Waterfront

Picturesque Waterfront Cottages

This collection of white clapboard cottages with green shutters fronts onto a tidal river and one of Maine's best beaches. No rocky shoreline here; instead, white sands slope gradually into the ocean making it an ideal place for children to play in the water. A trolley or a short walk takes you from the cottages to town, where shops, restaurants, galleries, and the local theater provide holiday entertainment. 

Rowboats to cross the tidal river to the white sand beach, classic white cottages for cozy nights 

What it's like

All the elements of a classic Maine summer are here: croquet on the lawns, rowboats for guests to cross the tidal river at high tide, and a dock for launching kayaks, paddleboards, or canoes. Some cottages have fireplaces, all come with free high-speed WiFi and Keurig coffee makers. 

Independent spirit

Nostalgia with modern comforts

Small touches

Windows open to let in ocean breezes. 

Eat and drink

Morning coffee, croissants, and scones are served in the Office, along with traditional board games.

And more

The heated outdoor pool is perfect for a warm dip with ocean views. 
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Rooms & Rates

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Across from an uncrowded stretch of Ogunquit Beach, The Dunes on the Waterfront is 3/4 of a mile from town.
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The Dunes on the Waterfront is closed for the season from October 26 to the end of April.

Guest Services

  • Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet throughout the entire property
  • Trolley stop at the entrance

Eat & Drink

  • Coffee/Tea, newspapers, lending library and games in office 

Fitness & Recreation

  • Direct access to Ogunquit Beach and walking distance to village shops and restaurants
  • Seasonal outdoor pool with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean
  • 12 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds showcasing an array of seasonal plants and flower beds
  • Shuffleboard, lawn games, a basketball hoop and a playground on our grounds
  • Dock that can be used for fishing or for launching kayaks, paddleboards or canoes
  • Rowboats for guests to cross the Tidal River to Ogunquit Beach at high tide

Meetings & Events

  • Stunning setting for reunions and retreats

In-room amenities

  • Outdoor seating area
  • Full housekeeping services
  • Keurig coffee makers
  • Complimentary high-speed internet
  • Cable TV
  • Fully heated and air conditioned
  • Alarm clock
  • Free newspaper
  • Hairdryer in room
  • Iron / ironing board
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Temperature control

Cancellation policy

Deposits are refunded with a 21 day advance notice of reservation cancellation or reservation change. If less than 21 days the deposit is forfeited. There are no refunds for late arrivals or early departures.
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