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346 Main St, Monhegan Island, ME 04852-0346
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#4 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Monhegan Island

See why so many travelers make Shining Sails Bed and Breakfast their bed and breakfast of choice when visiting Monhegan Island. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a charming setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you.

Rooms at Shining Sails Bed and Breakfast provide a kitchenette, and guests can stay connected with free internet access.

Travelers looking to enjoy some lobster can head to Island Inn or Fish House. Otherwise, you may want to check out a seafood restaurant such as Island Inn or Fish House.

Monhegan Island is also home to Lupine Gallery, a popular art gallery that is not too far from Shining Sails Bed and Breakfast.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Shining Sails Bed and Breakfast as you experience all of the things Monhegan Island has to offer.

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Chris A wrote a review Oct 3
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We (wife and I and two small children) stayed in the “Periwinkle” apartment at Fish and Maine. The apartment was very shabby. The bed and pull out sofa were terrible. Nobody slept well the entire stay. The first night our children slept on the floor because there were no sheets, pillows, or blankets for the pull out sofa. We asked for them and were assured they would be delivered but they never came. Every fixture in the place was broken. The furniture wasn’t even up to thrift store standards. The biggest problem was the the bottom of the windows in the place were about 14 inches off the floor. Perfect for a toddler to climb up onto and fall out of. Not worth the money plain and simple
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Monhegan1974 wrote a review Mar 2020
Niagara Falls, Canada185 contributions56 helpful votes
Having done art workshops on this island for years, many participants stay at some of these properties . The properties are all well kept and inviting. Many of the apartments are newly refurbished with modern conveniences.
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Date of stay: July 2019
Redwoodkid wrote a review Oct 2016
85 contributions13 helpful votes
it was everything you would want in a B&B--clean, comfortable rooms. ours had a kitchen and small dining table. a great room to share breakfast with other guests and chat with our hosts or read and have tea or coffee in the afternoon. also a great garden with tables outside. They cart your bags to and from the ferry for a small fee.
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Date of stay: August 2016
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Cindy V wrote a review Jul 2016
La Mesa, California22 contributions7 helpful votes
Shining Sails is the perfect get-away! I have been coming here for years, and it now feels like home because of the welcoming nature of John and Winnie. The rooms are comfortable and clean. Most rooms have patios with lovely views of the garden and or ocean. Each morning we are greeted by John and Winnie along with home made muffins. I always enjoy the lively morning conversation with the guests around the table.
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Date of stay: July 2016
Trip type: Traveled solo
Boulder_rain wrote a review Jul 2016
Monhegan Island, Maine2 contributions2 helpful votes
We are staying in a two-bedroom apartment belonging to Shining Sails called "China Cap" and love it. It's a lovely place to be and we would recommend it to others. The owners have been easy to deal with, and the unit is impeccable. We enjoy the small balcony and view of the small harbor. Would come here again!
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Date of stay: July 2016
Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: China Cap is a pleasant two-bedroom unit on the second floor, and a lovely, bright place.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Shining Sails Bed and Breakfast
Which popular attractions are close to Shining Sails Bed and Breakfast?
Nearby attractions include Monhegan Island (0.7 miles), Monhegan Museum (0.1 miles), and Monhegan Brewing Company (0.4 miles).
What are some restaurants close to Shining Sails Bed and Breakfast?
Conveniently located restaurants include Island Inn, The Barnacle, and Fish House.
Is Shining Sails Bed and Breakfast located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of Monhegan Island.