About the LightHouse Suites

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Pine Point’s history dates back to a simpler time of fishing, lobstering and harvesting clams. Featuring some of the absolute finest and largest sand beaches in the entire state of Maine, Pine Point is also framed with the unrivaled natural beauty of the protected Saltwater Marsh. Teaming with birds and wildlife, this essential ecosystem provided by the marshes is a sight to behold for any age and background.

EXPERIENCE THE GORGEOUS SAND BEACHES

Regardless of the time of year, the ocean and its beautiful sand beaches are a sight to behold. Be it a sunny summer day, a fall hurricane, or a classic Nor’easter, the beaches in Maine are beyond the definition of beauty. Scarborough is proud to be the home of Crescent Beach State Park, among other maintained beaches, such as Higgins Beach, Scarborough Beach and Ferry Beach. You don’t have to go very far to enjoy it all! We are very happy to be just 100 short steps down the dune grass path from your suite to our very own pristine Pine Point Beach.

We offer a community patio and open area for your entertainment, equipment storage (everything from bicycles to kayaks), and private outdoor showers to wash away the sand from your beach activities.

Top Rated Restaurants

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Portland, just a short 15-minute drive from your suite, has some of the highest rated restaurants in the entire country. Names like Hugo's, Fore Street, Central Provisions, Five Fifty-Five, Duckfat and Portland Lobster Company are just some of the finest dining establishments to be had in all of New England.

Wine & Breweries

No one has to be an expert to enjoy wine, you just need to have faith in your own taste. In Maine we take pride in providing all you can experience in wines, meads, ciders, and spirits; made from many different grape varieties, fruits, grains, and honey. What started as a single winery just over twenty years ago has now grown into an industry of over 21 wineries across the state. Maine also happens to be home to some of the highest rated breweries in the entire United States. With instant hits like Allagash, Banded Horn, Baxter, Bissell Brothers, Geary, Gritty's, Maine Beer Company, Sea Dog, Shipyard and more. You can never go wrong.

Sports

Maine is known for some great sporting teams, sailing, watersports, fantastic golf, hockey, skiing and more. Below is a short summary of our local sporting teams hailing from Portland.
  • Portland Sea Dogs (Baseball) - A minor league team hailing from Hadlock Field in Portland, that currently plays in the Eastern League. The team is sanctioned in the Eastern Division. Established in 1994, the Sea Dogs are the Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.
  • Maine Red Claws (Basketball) - A team of the NBA Development League based in Portland. It is affiliated with the Boston Celtics. They play home games in the Portland Exposition Building.
  • Maine Black Bears (Baseball, Basketball, Ice Hockey, Football) - Athletic teams which represent the University of Maine. They compete in NCAA Division I athletics, with the majority of the teams playing in the America East Conference. The only exceptions are the ice hockey programs, which compete in Hockey East, and the football program, which competes in the Colonial Athletic Association.

Scarborough and Portland, Maine are
your premier vacation getaways

The excitement of downtown Portland and the Old Port is only 20 minutes away. Conde Nast has voted Portland, Maine #1 Foodie and Beverage City in the United States of America for 2015! Several James Beard award winners operate pristine local restaurants in Portland. As a traditional, yet cutting edge harbor city, you will love all that Portland has to offer. Whether it’s a relaxing day out, or a tasteful night on the town, we are confident you will find only the best places to dine, drink, and be entertained.

Right here in Scarborough we have the beautiful and tranquil marshlands, along with the Eastern Trail and State of Maine Environmental Center, which offers a unique ability to walk, kayak and explore the Scarborough Marsh. The Marsh is amazing with everything it has to offer, including bird watching, fishing, hiking and exploring for all ages. We have an unrivaled golf course just three miles away. Local restaurants within walking distance of your suite include ship-to-shore dining, traditional Maine fare and family style. You can have one of our local restaurants, or the Bait Shack, prepare you some lobster and clams caught that same day, or shuck you fresh oysters from the Scarborough Flats!