Activities for Every Interest

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Located in the heart of Ogunquit, the Abalonia is within minutes walk from major attractions like the beach, the historic village center with its diverse restaurants and shops, and scenic Perkins Cove. 

The Beach

Ogunquit’s beach features 3.5 miles of soft white sand. The Abalonia is the perfect base for beach excursions, deep-sea fishing charters, whale-watching trips, and much more. Whether you prefer to beachcomb or explore the coast by kayak, you’ll find that the village location is perfect for your favorite waterfront activities. 

Local Attractions

Fill your Ogunquit stay with area attractions that include cultural hotspots, historic landmarks, and active experiences. Ogunquit features exciting activities for couples, families, and groups of friends to enjoy. From scenic coastal trails to art-filled galleries, there’s something to do for everyone. 

  • Village Center / Main Beach
  • Access Ogunquit’s Main Beach easily from the Village Center. Staying at the Abalonia places the beach within easy walking distance from your room. As one of the most picturesque beaches in the country, the Main Beach teems with beach goers, beach umbrellas, and kayakers during the warm season. Relax on the sand, then return to the Abalonia in the afternoon for a relaxing dip in our heated saltwater pool!

  • The Marginal Way
  • Marginal Way Ogunquit, Maine, is a coastal walk offering breathtaking ocean views as it winds along Ogunquit’s beaches toward Perkins Cove. There are nearly 40 benches strewn along the 1.5-mile trek where you can enjoy a rest, take some photos, sketch, or simply marvel at coastal sightings of gliding seabirds, surfers, or sailboats.

  • Perkins Cove
  • Situated at the southern end of Ogunquit, Perkins Cove is a charming fishing village with a storied maritime past. Today, the hamlet retains its connection to the sea with its lobster shacks and cafes that serve up seafood treats. Find art studios filled with sea glass souvenirs and artisan-crafted jewelry. When searching for hotels near Perkins Cove, guests choose the Abalonia for its central location in Ogunquit village near all the best area attractions. 

  • Mount Agamenticus
  • A notable landmark for sailors, Mount Agamenticus is a 692-foot natural rock hill that covers more than 30 acres. Hike a series of trails to reach its summit, which offers spectacular views such as the Isles of Shoals. On a clear day, you can even glimpse the tallest skyscrapers of Boston. Here, you’ll discover multiple trails designed for hiking, biking, ATV riding and horseback riding. 

  • Theaters, Playhouses and Nightly Entertainment
  • Ogunguit’s cultural scene is nationally renowned with its landmarks like the historic Ogunquit Playhouse that has been dubbed, “America’s foremost summer theater” and has been delighting audiences with performances since 1933. Other popular entertainment venues include Front Porch Piano Bar and Restaurant, and the Leavitt Theatre located directly across the street which are always sure to entertain! Many of the village’s restaurants and bars also feature nightly live entertainment. 

  • Museums and Galleries
  • Discover Ogunquit’s celebrated museums, galleries, and art studios during your stay. Be sure to fill your travel itinerary with trips to the Ogunquit Museum of American Art, the Ogunquit Heritage Museum, the Historical Society of Wells and Ogunquit, and the historic Barn Gallery. If you have time, stop by the Ogunquit Memorial Library with its impressive stone facade and Romanesque Revival architecture. 

  • The Ledges Golf Club
  • Located in nearby York, Maine, Ledges Golf Club boasts enchanting seacoast greens on a championship course. The course has been ranked as one of the best American public golf courses and best places to play golf by Golf Digest. Surrounded by ledge outcroppings, the picturesque setting is a must-visit attraction for golf enthusiasts.