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St. Anthony's Monastery

28 Beach Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04043-7628
+1 207-967-4865
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more modern than expected

the grounds of the monastery were beautiful. The Stations of the Cross outside were in a very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Teresa L
Enjoy a harbor side walk in the coolness of the tree-lined paths.

Through the generosity of the Franciscan Monastery, the public is invited to spend time on these... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
suejon14
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Kennebunkport, Maine
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St. Anthony's Monastery is situated on a 66 acre estate with lovely rolling lawns, riverside walking paths and English Gardens.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“gift shop” (23 reviews)
“peaceful walk” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
28 Beach Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04043-7628
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+1 207-967-4865
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"gift shop"
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"beautiful grounds"
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"peaceful walk"
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"walking trails"
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"peaceful place"
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"outdoor chapel"
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"open air"
in 3 reviews
"kennebunk river"
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"few hours"
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"religious"
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"grotto"
in 16 reviews
"lithuania"
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"franciscan"
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"mass"
in 14 reviews
"path"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

the grounds of the monastery were beautiful. The Stations of the Cross outside were in a very interesting statue. The stained glass windows that were in the entry were stunning. What I did not understand was the type of artwork that was used inside the...More

Thank Teresa L
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Through the generosity of the Franciscan Monastery, the public is invited to spend time on these gorgeous, peaceful grounds. Great for watching the boats come and go, enjoy the wildlife and, if you're in the mood, pray or meditate. Truly an unusual, special part of...More

Thank suejon14
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked a room here on both sides of our trip to Kennebunkport. The grounds are beautiful, the accommodations reasonable, and the people friendly. The selling point here is affordability, compared to the many options along RT 1, and a short walk to the beach....More

3  Thank BessieLil
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in to rest a bit on our way to the beach - and a good thing we did! It's a lovely gem to get immersed in the peaceful environment of the monastery. They have an outdoor chapel to the virgin of Lourdes, with pews...More

2  Thank lovetravel1996
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at St Anthony’s Catholic Monastery during a vacation trip to Kennebunkport. We usually like to visit a church during our trips and this one was convenient to where we we lodging. It is in a very quiet area back from the road with...More

2  Thank Frank L
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

This very tranquil place is great for quick stop off. It has beautiful grounds, statues, and stained glass windows. It also has a gorgeous outdoor chapel.

1  Thank J757P
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Located along the southern Maine coastal drive this a peaceful stop to see several thoughtful statues and an outdoor worship area. There is free admission, parking and restrooms.

2  Thank dsj5777
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

So glad my husband and I took a few minutes to go to the Monastery. The grounds were beautiful and the history was very interesting.

2  Thank Sydney T
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

There is a lot to see on the beautiful Monastery grounds. It is very peaceful to walk around at your own pace.

1  Thank Nebraska_Traveler56
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Monastery is a quiet get away from the noise and traffic of Kennebunkport. It is on the other side of the water that surrounds the town. It is very mediatative, with beautiful trails that wonder about in the woods that look back over the...More

2  Thank RichardDianaT
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teresa k
8 October 2016|
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Response from CherylPhiladelphia | Reviewed this property |
You need to call and inquire.... Maine in general is dog friendly (we took our dog this year 2016) But we carefully checked all our lodging and dining choices (btw- call!!!!! Some places do not advertise ok for well mannered... More
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Baron-1960
13 August 2016|
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Response from J20ELA111 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure where the Prelude is - there was loads of parking a one min. walk from the modestly in a large parking lot.
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