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

This is one of the best deals in Portland. We took the Ferry out and had a lovely meal at Diamonds edge.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Sanford
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Sanford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of the best deals in Portland. We took the Ferry out and had a lovely meal at Diamonds edge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

if you are looking for a great dining experience go to great diamond island and have chef josh hambrick cook for you.i must say by far the best dining experience i have ever had !!!!!!!!!!!!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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