Breakwater Inn & Spa

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Tranquil Ambiance

At the point where the Kennebunk River spills into the Atlantic Ocean sits the Breakwater Inn & Spa, a charming and intimate hotel. One of the Port’s oldest inns, the original 1880’s Maine cottage architecture evokes the soothing tranquility of a bygone era—blending the intimacy of a coastal bed and breakfast with all the amenities of a luxury boutique hotel. The Inn rooms combine classic nautical elegance and water views with modern comfort. The Spa rooms overlook the Kennebunk River and offer easy access to the Breakwater Spa, a sanctuary designed to soothe the spirit. The spacious River Top Cottage features a deep soaking whirlpool and views of yachts and boats as they glide out to sea. And the on-site dining, Stripers Waterside Restaurant—lauded as one of the best seafood dining experiences in Maine—is a favorite of guests and Kennebunkport residents alike.

  • Kennebunkport, Maine

  • Boutique Hotel

  • Award-Winning

Wellness

What We Love

Beautiful beaches, a quaint harbor, fishing villages—Kennebunkport ticks all the boxes for a coastal vacation where the allure of a good book or a glass of wine enjoyed in an Adirondack chair pointed toward the water never goes out of style. Breakwater Inn & Spa blends the hospitality of a coastal bed and breakfast with the amenities of a luxury boutique hotel and adds a little something extra that's been charming guests since the 1880s.

It's a hop, skip and a jump to town to explore the quaint cafés, art galleries and upscale boutiques. For a more scenic jaunt, ​spend the afternoon walking the trails and experiencing the diversity of Maine's great outdoors. Go explore the Kennebunk River by kayak or paddleboard. There are tons to do in Coastal Maine.

 Your Vacayou options include:

  • Accommodations in either the Inn (stair-only access) or Spa building (elevator access)
  • Welcome amenity
  • Daily grab-and-go breakfast
  • Afternoon tea and snacks
  • Pampering spa treatment of your choice
  • Food and beverage credit to Stripers Waterside Restaurant
  • Access to the fitness center that overlooks the river and breakwater to the ocean
  • Late check-out (based on availability)
  • The perfect sunset each evening relaxing on the waterside lawn

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Spa

Reflecting the Inn’s tranquil riverside setting, The Spa is a sanctuary where you can soothe the spirit and beautify the body. Amid soft lighting, soothing music and calming views of the Kennebunk River, certified therapists restore balance and wellness through an array of treatments and therapies performed in four private treatment rooms equipped with plush tables. Before or after your treatment, unwind in front of the fireplace in the relaxation room while sipping fusion waters and teas. The treatment menu includes facials, a CBD coffee and Himalayan salt rub, Reiki, deep tissue massage and aromatherapy.

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Activities

​Guests of the award-winning Breakwater Inn & Spa have come to see it as an intimate coastal bed and breakfast with the services and amenities of a luxury boutique hotel. Overlooking the ocean the fitness center features state-of-the-art treadmills, stationary bikes, elliptical trainers and strength training machines. From pumpkins to mistletoe to spring flowers and more, Coastal Maine offers a fabulous collection of seasonal activities. Hit the trails and hike Fort Williams and Portland Head Light. Bring your binoculars to do some bird watching at the Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge. Get out on the water and rent a kayak or paddleboard and paddle down the Kennebunk River.

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Culinary Highlights

Dine on the shores of the Kennebunk River at Stripers Waterside restaurant where a locally sourced menu collides with flavors of the sea. Capture the beautiful Kennebunkport sunsets while enjoying the taste of New England classics with a twist. Choose to dine inside with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the river, or al fresco on the waterside deck. During the winter months, take in the breathtaking views while dining in one of the patio igloos. Get even closer to the water on the Adirondack chairs and enjoy the special lawn menu. Quench your thirst with craft cocktails, beer and wine from the bar, and just take in the view. There’s nothing like seafood in Maine.

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Breakwater Inn & Spa

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Accommodations

​Guests of the award-winning Breakwater Inn & Spa come to experience a charming and intimate coastal bed and breakfast with the services and amenities of a luxury boutique hotel.

The Inn Building Guest Rooms — Traditional Riverview Comfort*

​Built in the 1800’s, the historic Inn Building features 20 unique guest rooms. The lobby features glass doors opening out to the deck and lawn along the river’s edge. Clean, contemporary wood floors and a saltwater fish tank enhance the classic New England architecture and charming décor. Reflecting Kennebunkport’s maritime heritage, all accommodations are appointed with beautiful furnishings, soothing color palettes and classically styled fabrics. Each private bath features a Bethel white stone vanity, silk and terry spa-style robes and fine bath amenities by Gilchrist and Soames.

*Please note that Inn Building Rooms do not have elevator access and may require a number of steps. If this is a concern please inquire with us directly. Check-in for both buildings takes place in the Spa building, located at 127 Ocean Avenue in Kennebunkport (about 50 yards from the Inn building).

The Spa Building Guest Rooms — Waterfront Views, Riverside Relaxation*

The Spa building showcases contemporary architecture with brick-lined sidewalks, 12 rooms and one suite on the upper level and the River Top Cottage. Experience a calm ambiance and meditative allure amidst muted tones, gentle lighting and soothing music. With captivating views of the Kennebunk River, these rooms offer effortless access to the Breakwater Spa and state-of-the-art fitness center.

*Please note that all rooms in our Spa Building offer elevator access. Check-in for both the Inn and Spa guest rooms takes place in the Spa Building, which is located at 127 Ocean Avenue in Kennebunkport

Features & Amenities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Afternoon tea and snacks
  • 24/7 coffee service in lobby
  • Concierge services
  • Bottled water in room
  • Free on-site parking
  • Access to the Breakwater Spa fitness center
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bicycles (seasonal)
  • Beach towels and chairs (seasonal)
  • Beach pass to Kennebunk beaches (seasonal)

Location

Breakwater Inn & Spa is located in Kennebunkport, Maine.