Named "Best New Hotel" on Condé Nast Traveler's Hot List!

The Wanderer is a stylish cottage getaway brought to you by the founders of Batson River Brewing & Distilling. The goal was simple: create a luxurious hotel alternative while keeping the amenities and feel of a relaxing resort. The result is a mix of 17 small and large white clapboard cottages and a two-bedroom house that combines classic New England charm with the casual vibe of a surf lodge. All this with a lounge pool, fire pits, lawn games, and complimentary breakfast. Located in a tranquil setting just minutes from Kennebunk Beach and downtown Kennebunkport The Wanderer is perfect for those looking to mix their adventurous spirit with a quiet place to end a lively day.



From the coastal-cool décor that defines the best vacations to the oasis vibes throughout our property, you’ll experience a rare combination of creative energy and luxurious relaxation. Looking for a place to stay in Kennebunk, Maine, that goes beyond the traditional hotel experience? Each of our 17 brand-new, petite cottages offers the perfect combo of outdoor living space, indoor privacy, and chic design that is perfect for couples, families of three (ages 12 and over), and adults traveling alone.


Enjoy yoga on the lawn Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:45-10:45am! Don’t worry about bringing a mat, we’ve got you covered!

During class on the lawn at The Wanderer Cottages you will be guided through a slow flow of gentler yoga postures appropriate for all levels, no matter your previous experience with the practice.

Your instructor, Jennifer Gallo, has taught in and around the Kennebunks for over a decade. She is a certified yoga instructor with 200+ hours of training in Vinyasa, Yoga Nidra, Restorative Yoga, Reiki, and Myofascial Release.

See you in the sunshine!



We like to keep things simple here at The Wanderer, but we also recognize that our guests love exclusive offers and have many hotels in Kennebunkport to choose from. We will share limited-time offers on cottage getaways to entice you to make us your favorite getaway destination.

studio cottage exterior

2024 Readers' Choice Awards Survey

We’re delighted to be included on this year’s ballot for the prestigious 2024 Readers’ Choice Awards Survey! Being nominated is a tremendous honor, and we greatly appreciate your support in helping us achieve this distinction.


Since we may only have a few hours with you before your next adventure beckons, we’ve made sure every moment you stay with us becomes a fond memory. Every day starts with our complimentary breakfast satchel. From there, it’s your choice to relax by our gorgeous swimming pool, explore the area on one of our cruiser bikes, or find your own path to coastal fun.

Dog on rock in woods


Boredom is not an option at The Wanderer. Pack your cooler with items from the revered summer sandwich shop across the street then head to the beach down the road, the kayak launch a mile from our entrance, or the myriad bike and walking trails scattered along the coast. Explore some of our favorite things to do in Kennebunk, Maine.

Cottage Location

At The Wanderer, we’re proud to be situated within easy biking distance to Parsons and Kennebunk beach, downtown Kennebunkport, all kinds of activities, and some of the best restaurants southern Maine has to offer in a sophisticated yet soothing world all our own.

Wanderer location on Kennebunk Maine Map


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