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Address: Great Diamond Island, Portland, ME 04109
Phone Number: 207-766-5886

A residential and vacation community on Great Diamond Island in Casco Bay...

A residential and vacation community on Great Diamond Island in Casco Bay offers sheltered beaches, acres of old-growth forest and some of the most spectacular sunsets around.

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Diamond Cove Delight

Went to Diamond Cove for dinner. It was delightful. Restaurant was great and the scenery was relaxing. We ate outside and enjoyed it very much.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went to Diamond Cove for dinner. It was delightful. Restaurant was great and the scenery was relaxing. We ate outside and enjoyed it very much.

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Miami Shores, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

Stayed her with relatives for a week. Really enjoyed it. lots of history. Used to be a military base during WW 11. Now people are buying homes and renovating existing military buildings.

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Beautiful secluded island just two miles from Portland on the Casco bay Lines.. Great spot to rent historic home for couples or a family, truly perfect for both.. Private area, where public is not allowed.. Great little General Store on the island for tasty sandwiches, pizzas, burgers, seafodd and more.. Wine and Beer available..

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This increasingly popular place is on Great Diamond Island in Maine’s Casco Bay. Frequent ferries of Casco Bay Lines use a dock in the cove, down scenic Hussey Sound just a half-hour trip from Portland. Pleasure craft of all sorts may cover some of its surface during sunny summer days. Ramparts of historic war fortifications are opposite the dock. An... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We rented here for the first time last year and will return this summer (1 week stay). The island is beautiful with rocky beaches and paths lined with blackberries and raspberries. Just enough adventure and mystery (a steep trail, abandoned buildings, wooded short cuts) to get the kids excited but super safe (no cars!) so they can explore independently. Top... More 

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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

You can take a Casco Bay Lines ferry but it's best to take your own boat to "Cocktail Cove" and then go ashore. The food is worth the trip.

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Hollis Center, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We always make sure to schedule at least one and usually more visits each year and have done so for at least the last five years. We have even hosted a college mini-reunion there. Unless you are one of the fortunate few who live on the island or anchor your yacht in the cove, getting there requires a ferry trip... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We landed on the island and didn't know what to expect. We were pleasantly surprise it was very quiet and peaceful , we ate a the general store for lunch and the owner Amy was very nice to deal with. It's a great place to go in the summer.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This is my second year staying at Diamond Cove on Great Diamond Island in Casco Bay, off Portland Maine. This location is an old military base that has been renovated. Most of the homes are built around a parade ground with a few near the cove. There are other newer home that have built since. The first year we rented... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

There are few places left that haven't succumbed to the ever encroaching uniformity and blandness of suburbanization and chain stores but Portland and Diamond Cove in particular have managed to remain something utterly one of a kind and special. Diamond Cove will appeal for it's rich history and it's physical beauty. Nearly half the island is uninhabited forest and the... More 

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