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Onsite Experiences at Salt Cottages

From the moment you check in, we want every moment you spend at Salt Cottages to be joyful and stress-free. After you unpack, we invite you to meet some of your neighbors by our pool, around one of our firepits, or playing a spirited game of ping pong in our vintage game shed. If you prefer privacy, we have plenty of places to relax and lots of games to play, including bocce, badminton, and cornhole.

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The Salt Cottages pool is also home to Picnic, our nostalgic snack bar that serves all your favorite summertime snacks, treats, and indulgences. Picnic is the place to be when you’re craving comfort and convenience. When you need a break from the sun, enjoy your treats in our inside seating area.

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There are so many places to stay on Mount Desert Island, but if you’re seeking an Acadia resort with a pool overlooking the ocean, Salt Cottages has you covered. Escape the early afternoon heat with a refreshing swim or kick back in one of our chaise lounges after a busy day of exploring Bar Harbor.

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Fire Pit with S'mores

The list of things to do on Mount Desert Island is virtually endless, but there’s only one way to end each day. We supply the firewood, graham crackers, marshmallows, and  Chocolate bars so you can kick back at our firepit, look up at the stars, and savor every moment of your Bar Harbor vacation.

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Grab & Go

When your vacation plan calls for lots of sightseeing, cycling, hiking, or paddling, let us handle the food so you can focus on fun. Bring your cooler or backpack and choose from our curated mix of sandwiches, healthy snacks, sports drinks, and energy bars to fuel each day’s adventure.

You chose a Bar Harbor vacation for a reason, and Salt Cottage is just minutes away from the area’s best attractions. You can’t go wrong exploring the downtown area, but to help you spend less time deciding and more time enjoying, our staff has compiled a list of their favorite things to do in Bar Harbor.

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