LVH is the leader in full-service ultra-luxury vacation rentals that deliver the highest standard of excellence in Bar Harbor. We specialize in providing unforgettable experiences. Each luxury villa in Bar Harbor is carefully curated with unrivaled amenities and unparalleled service to exceed our guests' expectations.
Bar Harbor, Maine, a quaint seaside community, has a long history as a famed summer colony for the country's top echelons. An ever-popular tourist destination for its stunning and pristine nature, this former fishing village occupies the northeast shore of Mount Desert, the most substantial island off the eastern seaboard after New York's Long Island. An environmentally conscious region, the ecosystem is fully intact, revealing a wide range of wild species of birds, such as puffins, whales, and the elusive Maine Moose being unofficial mascots. With its natural wonders and quaint old-world charm, the small municipality of Bar Harbor, claiming Acadia National Park and Cadillac Mountain, is an ideal jumping-off point in discovering the many treasures of Maine's majestic coastline. Synonymous with prestige and exclusivity, Bar Harbor is an exceptional destination to pull out all the stops and dust off your finest designer luggage. Stay at the stately Villa Eastern Watch a spectacular mansion embodying the pinnacle of New England refinement before unmatched Frenchman Bay vistas. With this maritime paradise overlooking the distant silhouettes of the Porcupine Islands and the Egg Rock lighthouse, this luxury vacation home is front row center before the mesmerizing natural allures of Bar Harbor.
The dedicated LVH team ensures all guests receive the ultimate in service and satisfaction during their stays. LVH can arrange for private chefs, private jets, exotic cars, luxury yachts, and anything else you might require to make your vacation stay truly remarkable. Choose a one-on-one session with a certified yoga or pilates instructor, time with a private tennis pro to up your game, or complete pampering sessions with a massage therapist, hair stylist or barber, nail technician, and makeup artist.
Luxury home rentals, with full services and support, can be arranged to accommodate groups of varying sizes and are ideal for lavish events.A wide roster of specially curated properties makes up the lists of the world’s most exquisite vacation estates. No matter what your chosen destination, when you are seeking the best homes, you have the most elite selection from which to choose when booking your stay with LVH.
The bustling restaurant scene in Bar Harbor features a wide range of dining experiences and something to satisfy almost every taste and budget, from steaks and seafood to a variety of local favorites, international dishes, heart-healthy fare, and vegan and vegetarian options too. Enjoy fine dining, casual eating, pubs, cafes, and breweries; whatever suits your culinary desires for dinner, lunch, and breakfast, Bar Harbor has it. Maine lobster is a perennial favorite of Bar Harbor visitors, and for a good reason. Whether you’re savoring the delicacy at the roadside lobster pound or for a candlelit dinner to spark romance, there’s nothing quite like a Maine lobster, fresh from the ocean, rich and sweet. Beyond seafood, it also boasts a cultural explosion of delights. This includes Mexican, Italian, Cuban, and other world cuisines. You can’t forget about the locally brewed beer, either. There are so many unique options, but you should at least try one of our selections.
La Bella Vita has made a name for itself as one of the finest Bar Harbor restaurants by combining Italy’s culinary passion with garden-fresh ingredients. La Bella Vita’s dishes belong to a tradition of generations of adaptations while remaining authentically Italian. With earthy tones, copper pots, handcrafted Italian mosaics and al fresco patio dining, La Bella Vita offers an exceptional dining experience building on the traditions of an Italian trattoria.
Geddy’s is a family-friendly Bar Harbor institution facing the city’s quaint harbor. Replete with vegetarian options, this versatile restaurant beloved for its food and quirky signage, features terrace dining and serene water views.
Refined pleasures await you in the Reading Room Restaurant. You will enjoy a dining experience where delicious cuisine and attentive service is surpassed only by the breathtaking ocean view. Nightly live entertainment courtesy of a piano player provides the perfect ambiance to a fine dining experience.
Maine’s premier Indian restaurant features high quality Indian and Nepalese dishes with an emphasis on locally sourced vegetables. This is a true and flavorful take on classic dishes with terrace dining options in central Bar Harbor.
Thrive is a cosmopolitan, health conscious eatery specializing in juices, smoothies, breakfast bowls, and additional globetrotting menu items, with terrace dining options.
The Veranda Restaurant sources fresh produce daily, working closely with local growers and makers. The end product is a fresh, unique and specially crafted meal. Veranda’s ambiance stays foremost in visitors’ minds.
McKay's Public House is vaunted for fresh, high quality food in a warm and inviting atmosphere.The menu features popular surf 'n' turf, seafood, appetizers and much more. With al fresco dining options, this restaurant is a culinary gem for all seasons.
Project Social is a modern restaurant and cocktail bar in downtown Bar Harbor. The decor creates an ambiance enhancing guests’ experiences, featuring a cozy and attractive indoor bar, and open air dining under a covered deck. A lovely wrap-around garden with a small stream and a pond completes the ideal setting.
Havana has been committed to serving local and organic meats, produce and seafood for decades. Using only sustainably harvested seafood, primarily from the Gulf of Maine, Havana consistently searches out New England farmers and fisherfolk for the freshest products creating a great tasting sustainable model for the local community and economy.
Salt & Steel has been touted as one of Bar Harbor’s must-visit establishments – a remarkable farm-to-table experience. The staff is warm and friendly, and an atmosphere of ambient jazz supports an indulgent gastronomic experience.
When you think of the best restaurants in Maine, you think of Maine lobster. But in addition to Maine seafood, the state is home to a thriving craft brewery scene and exciting nightlife. Nightlife around Main Street gives plenty of opportunities for you to explore local pubs, dance clubs, and restaurants offering outdoor patios where you can sip on a craft beer or cocktail while enjoying salty ocean breezes and people-watching. Main Street late-night businesses span from West Street south to Park Street and include local favorites like Getty’s and Bar Harbor Beer Works. At Carmen Verandah, you can dance the night away while enjoying live music and DJs. No matter what you’re looking for, Bar Harbor is sure to please.
Featuring an ornate interior of exposed brickwork illuminated by subtle lighting, the Fogtown Brewing Company specializes in crafting and brewing an array of beers. Live music is the norm, and the venue is hailed for its drinks and warm atmosphere. The space is friendly, accentuating the crisp flavor of the concoctions served to its patrons. It is a pleasant spot where you can unwind over artfully-crafted beverages and ciders.
**The Oasis Club Lounge has served guests and dignitaries from around the world for more than a century. The lounge served as the social scene for summer residents, including the likes of the Vanderbilts, Pulitzers, and Morgans. Live piano entertainment, cozy tables and bar seating combine for a relaxing and inviting space to end a day of exploring. If you’d prefer, the lounge balcony offers a quiet retreat to enjoy the sun setting over Frenchman Bay while sipping a wild Maine blueberry martini and indulging in famous crab cakes.
Bar Harbor Beer Works is casual, enjoyable, and family-friendly. It’s a great place for a view and a brew. Located in a prime downtown location with plenty of outdoor seating, Bar Harbor Beer Works is a relaxing spot to sample a wide selection of Maine craft brews and to grab a bite.
Bar Harbor city has long been known as a hub of New England culture, cuisine, and comfort and continues to uphold that reputation The northern Maine city also offers access to Acadia National Park and is often considered one of the greatest _park cities _in the nation. Every summer, Bar Harbor transcends from a quiet seaside town to a bustling vacation hotspot. Nature lovers are truly spoiled for choice in Bar Harbor. Acadia National Park is just a mile away, and all kinds of boat tours are offered. One of the most popular things to do here is to walk across the water, over the land bridge to Bar Island. A rocky land bridge connects Bar Harbor at Bridge Street to the western edge of Bar Island. This natural connector appears at low tide and disappears about three hours later.
One of the best ways to experience Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park is from above. You will gain a unique perspective of Bar Harbor, coastal lighthouses, Acadia National Park, Cadillac Mountain, and more. This ultimate excursion will offer you stunning views of areas few visitors witness. Enjoy the natural beauty of the Maine coast while savoring some of Maine’s best lighthouses, shorelines, and islands. Twelve lighthouses, including Fort Knox and the Penobscot Narrows Bridge, are highlighted on your personalized tour. This is a must-see and unmissable experience for lighthouse enthusiasts and those wishing to view the Maine coast and islands. If you would like a non-standard tour, a customized or specialized aerial photography flight can be arranged.
Mount Desert Island (MDI) is the largest island off the coast of Maine and the second largest (behind Long Island, New York) on the eastern seaboard. It offers vast geographical variety – from freshwater lakes to dense forests and from stark granite cliffs to voluptuous river valleys.
Home to some of the most stunning landscapes and diverse wildlife on the Eastern Seaboard, Acadia National Park is open to explore year-round. Situated on the coast of Maine, the majority of the park’s 47,000 acres sprawls on Mount Desert Island, though portions of the park are on the Schoodic Peninsula and Isle au Haut.
Schoodic Point isn't as easily accessible as some of the park's other major attractions, but that's precisely why travelers find this area so special. Much like Mount Desert Island, Schoodic Point is composed of a craggy shoreline, granite headlands and spruce-fir forests. But unlike the island, its removed location lends a feeling of secluded intimacy.