We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Old Orchard Beach

Old Orchard Beach, ME
Website
Improve this listing
Type: Beaches
Activities: Swimming
91 visitor photos
Write a Review

484 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    261
    134
    45
    22
    22
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Monroe, Louisiana
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

great seafood, quiet, accommodating business, safe streets serious law enforcement, tourist oriented community.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sherbrooke, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

September means few people on the beach. The water is ok for a short swimming. Old Orchard is not the place for good restaurants. It is almost junk food. However, we found some place for sea food at good price.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rouses
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Nice and quiet. Water starting to get cold, but beautiful weather. The crowds are gone! Close to Portland, Freeport.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Norwalk, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Old Orchard beach is a Maine favorite with how wide the beach actually is and how many people it can accommodate. Has it touristy aspect to it but that only aids to round out how much it actually has to offer. Spend an afternoon on the beach and be sure to visit the pier. More than enough places to find... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Montreal, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The beach in in a bay, so there is a lot of room and sand. Enough distance between the dunes and the water, even more with a low tide. The beach is clean and the régulations help to keep it like this.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kogarah, Australia
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
65 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Long Drive to be greeted by a Wooden Fence guarding the Beach. We read up on the beach before deciding to visit - we expected more than what we received for the value of our visit. There are plenty other beaches that are better value.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tennesee
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We visited old Orchard Beach in August.The beach is very very wide lots of room. It reminded us of old Fla. in the 50's and early 60's.Lots of Mom and Pop motels which in this day and time I am afraid of the furnishings and look.There were a few condos but nothing to get excited about. We did find a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Must be seen to be believed, magical place! Beautiful beach, clean and children friendly. The whole area is very beautiful, plenty of stunning scenery.

Was this review helpful? Yes
woburn
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Love the area - very clean, family oriented. Easily accessible by trolley from Powder Horn Family Campground

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

not crowded and very clean. The ocean here is not at all rough or full of seaweed. low tide was excellent for looking for shells and sand dollars.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Old Orchard Beach also viewed

Old Orchard Beach, ME
Old Orchard Beach, ME
 

Been to Old Orchard Beach? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Old Orchard Beach, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing