York Beach, ME: The Ideal Golfing Destination

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Finding the right destination for an upcoming golfing trip is always a challenge. You need to find a place that not only has beautiful golf courses, but a place that everyone will enjoy spending time in.

York Beach, ME is the perfect destination as it has several state-of-the-art golf courses within a short drive, while also offering some of the best seafood, breweries and accommodations in the state.

When booking your next golfing trip with your friends or family, be sure to think of York Beach, ME for an unforgettable time both on and off the links.

Beautiful golf courses nearby

Maine has long been considered one of the best states for golfing in the country, being home to some of the most beautiful and unique courses you’ll ever see.

York Beach is situated in an ideal location as The Ledges Golf Club, Cape Neddick Country Club and the private York Golf And Tennis Club are within just a few minutes’ drive.

A 20-30 minute drive from the village will get you to other public courses that include Pease Golf Course, Old Marsh Country Club and more.

Delicious seafood restaurants, breweries

When traveling to Maine for a golfing excursion, you’ll have no choice but to try the fresh and delicious seafood the state has to offer.

York Beach has several mouth-watering seafood restaurants that you really can’t go wrong with that include Fox’s Lobster House, Lobster Cove, Fishermen’s Dock and more.

If your party is looking for a space to have a few drinks before or after your meal, be sure to check out York Beach Beer Company as well.

Exceptional waterfront accommodations

No golfing trip is complete without having a great place for your party to stay.

If you’ve made the decision to book a golfing trip in York Beach, there are several affordable and accommodating options along the waterfront, including Sands by the Sea.

Sands by the Sea offers over 60 spacious rooms, as well as suites, luxury suites and vacation cottages to meet the needs of any party.

When you’re looking for a relaxing, centrally located place to stay after a long day on the golf course, we ask that you give our experienced team a call today at 207-363-2211 to book your stay!

Why You Should Take Up Golfing


With King Charles I’s endorsement, this sport became popular in 16th century England. It can is traced back to a game played in 15th century Scotland during which players in the Kingdom of Fife would use a stick to maneuver a pebble throughout a course of sand dunes.

The first golf club, The Gentlemen Golfers of Leith, was formed in 1744. It began with a tournament with a silver golf club as the prize.

Today, it is estimated that about 25 million people play golf in the United States.

There are many benefits to “hitting the links”, many of those benefits relate directly to your health. Golfing is a great way to improve heart health. Although golf is not a high-intensity sport, it does require quite a bit of exercise. Swinging your club, retrieving the ball and walking to the next hole are all apart of the exercise you receive from golfing.

Golf is also great for stimulating brain activity. Your body is not the only thing that needs exercise. The physical activity helps stimulate your brain and keep it healthy. Golf also requires a lot of thought from the player to determine the best angle and trajectory to hit the ball just right.

According to a Swedish study by the Karolinska Institute by Professor Anders Ahlbom, it was found that golfers have a 40% lower death rate which corresponds to a 5-year increase in life expectancy!

If you aren’t a golfer, now is the perfect time to take up this relaxing sport.

According to Golf Digest, Maine is home to America’s best public golf courses.  With over 150 golf courses, ranging from 9-hole to 18-hole, Maine is the perfect destination for both the experienced and novice golfer. Visit the Maine Golf Trail for a detailed list of the golf courses to plan your golfing trip.

When planning a trip to Maine, be sure to book your accommodations with Sands By The Sea Motel, this award-winning motel is located on the coastline of southern Maine. With amazing views, luxurious suites and cottages, Sands By The Sea Motel is sure to surpass your expectations! Visit our Rates & Accommodations page to choose your room today!