Celebrate A Romantic February Escape in Kennebunkport

Romantic Getaway in Maine – February Special

Romantic getaway in Maine

Celebrate A Romantic February Escape in Kennebunkport.  Many people choose a romantic bed & breakfast to celebrate the romance surrounding Valentine’s day. Well, the whole month of February is for lovers at our Kennebunkport inn.  The Captain Lord Mansion is offering a Romantic February Escape package that extends for the entire month.  So, you ask, “What are the details of our Romantic February Escape package?”

First, the Captain Lord Mansion offers you the opportunity to extend any 2 night stay to a 3rd night for free.  Our “3rd Night Free” Package is valid the entire month of February, excluding Valentine’s weekend, which is also the President’s Day holiday.  Thus, during the month of February we offer you a good value for any other weekend stay, plus all mid-week periods.

Couples Massage in Kennebunkport, Maine

Then, our Captain Lord Mansion February Package  includes several treats which are included in the rates.  Upon arrival, each couple will find a chilled split of Prosecco in their room together with a small bag of delicious chocolate-covered popcorn.  Our luxurious guest rooms offer jetted tubs, jetted showers as well as heated bath floors.  Thickly-padded king and queen beds covered in lush linens make for a perfect place for snuggling with your lover.  A highlight of a stay at our Kennebunkport Bed & breakfast is a couple’s massage at our intimate day spa.  Couple’s 60 minute traditional Swedish treatments start at $239 per couple.  What a delightful way to enjoy a Kennebunkport Romantic February Escape!

In addition to the romantic aspects of a visit to the Captain Lord Mansion, Kennebunkport offers several winter vacation activities.  Regarding dining, there are several fine restaurants open throughout the winter.  Also, there is cross-country skiing, snow-shoeing and sleigh rides nearby our romantic Kennebunkport bed and breakfast.  Also, the shops and restaurants are each offering special deals and packages to enhance your February romantic getaway.  Call today to reserve your Romantic February Escape.  Your innkeepers, Bev Davis and Rick Ltichfield

Winter Activities in Maine

Are you considering a winter getaway in Kennbunkport, Maine?  We encourage you to consider our beautiful town because there are lots of “Maine Winter Activities” to enjoy.

First, if you are notRomantic Kennbunkport Inn - Great for a Winter Getaway an outdoors type of person, the Captain Lord Mansion, a romantic Kennbunkport bed and breakfast offers a quiet place to just relax and to unwind from your stressful life.  Our large rooms offer plenty of space to spread out, to lounge in comfortable chairs or to nap the day away in plush oversize beds.  Each guestroom features a gas fireplace which creates warm atmosphere for the whole room.  This is a relaxing Kennebunkport winter activity.

If you are an outdoor person, the Captain Lord Mansion offers complimentary snow-shoes and poles for use by our guests.  The Cape Arundel Golf Course and Wells Reserve both offer excellent snow-shoeing as well as cross-country ski trails, if you bring your own skis. Both are located only a short drive from the inn.  Bev and I enjoy going to both places to snow-shoe.  The Wells Reserve has wooded and open field trails.  The golf course runs along the river and offers spectacular views.  These are active Maine winter activities.

Snowshoeing in Maine - a Fun Activity in New England

Some guests even enjoy walking the beaches.  However, it is advisable to dress warmly because the winds off the water can be quite brisk!  I personally think this is an insane winter activity!



Rockin Horse Stables offer sleigh rides through beautiful snow-covered fields near the Captain Lord Mansion, our intimate Maine Coast Inn.  Look at this picture of a white sleigh sliding through the snow.  Imagine you and a loved one snuggling beneath fur blankets enjoying the scenery.  It is especially nice on a beautiful sunny winter day.

Sleigh Ride in Kennbunkport

So, call today to schedule your winter getaway and take advantage of The Captain Lord Mansion 3rd night free package.  Then extend your weekend to a 3rd night for free on any winter weekend except Valentine’s weekend.  Your innkeepers, Bev Davis and Rick Litchfield

Back to the Kennebunks with Captain Lord – Episode 4

Merry Christmas! In this episode, Captain Nathaniel Lord goes Christmas shopping for just the right gift for his wife Phoebe during Kennebunks’ biggest joint holiday event – Christmas Prelude! Coastal Jewelers, the Compliments Gallery, Seas the Day and Dock Square Clothiers are a few of the boutiques highlighted in this shopping adventure. Will he find the right gift? Watch and see!

Missed any previous episodes? Then you’ll want to uncover this treasure of local history with Captain Nathaniel Lord as he hosts the monthly “Back to The Kennebunks.” YouTube series. Follow our channel for future updates, and come experience our luxurious Kennebunkport bed and breakfast for yourself!

Gardens Aglow at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens



Come to Maine this winter to enjoy Gardens Aglow, the biggest light display in Maine as they light up the night at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

What is Gardens Aglow? It is tens of thousands of lights strung in the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens; the night will come alive with color as CMBG has created the largest light display in Maine.  Festively lit holiday creations will adorn the roughly 14 acres of central gardens on the CMBG campus. Visitors will explore the area on foot and the experience will be wheelchair accessible.  Come experience the magic of the extensive light display.

In addition to dramatic lighting of Gardens Aglow, visitors will enjoy music, special food and beverage options in the café, and holiday shopping in the CMBG gift shop. Bring your friends and experience an enchanting evening of festive lights and displays.  Bev and I are booking our tickets.

Join us at Captain Lord Mansion and snuggle up in one of our cozy suites after you enjoy this festive evening. We’d love to have you!

Bev Davis and Rick Litchfield, Your innkeepers.

November 21 – December 31
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday only, 4-8 p.m.
(Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Eve)

It’s Christmas Prelude! Captain Lord Is Planning to Visit His Mansion!

Captain LordIt’s Christmas Prelude! Captain Lord Is Planning to Visit His Mansion!

Announcing the arrival of Captain Nathaniel Lord for Christmas Prelude, 2015. Captain Lord is planning to visit his Mansion for the first weekend of Christmas Prelude on Sunday, December 6, 2016 between 1;00 pm and 3:30 pm.

Come meet Captain Nathaniel Lord and see his Captain Lord Mansion decked out for Christmas.  The inn’s halls are hung with evergreen boughs, berries and ribbons and the staircases too. Come see the fantastic collection of Santas; there are antique ones, hand-carved ones, collectible ones and just plain delightful ones!  Also, there is a miniature Christmas Village located on an antique coal stove in the Mansion’s kitchen; it is brimming with activity and pictures of it may be seen on the inn’s Instagram site.

Additionally, see the life size carolers at the guest entrance and have your picture taken with them and our bronze dogs.  Drive by the Mansion in the evening and see the exterior aglow with thousands of miniature, twinkling white lights.  The Captain Lord Mansion is a definite “must -see” during Christmas Prelude.

Additionally, the 5 Historic Inns of Kennebunkport will each be open for tours that day.  Donations of $10 per person are required and all proceeds will be given to the local food bank. So, Sunday, December 6,  between 1:00 and 3:30 pm come see how each inn has decorated for Christmas Prelude.  Refreshments will be served at each inn.  The Captain Lord Mansion will be serving cookies and “Swedish Glogg”, a delightfully tasting brew of cran-apple juice warmed in a large crock-pot with spices.

We look forward to meeting you and introducing you to Captain Lord.  Bev Davis and Rick Litchfield, Innkeepers

Top 11 Reasons to Book Direct at the Captain Lord Mansion!

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Allow us to share with you the top 11 reasons to book direct at the Captain Lord Mansion. When coming to Kennebunkport, visit www.captainlord.com, call us directly and we promise to provide an engaging and rewarding booking process.

  1. You definitely have a better understanding of the inn’s character when you book direct.
  2. When you book direct, you get the best choice of rooms and will get exactly what you desire. Every room at Captain Lord Mansion is unique. OTAs (online travel agencies) are fine for big hotels with cookie-cutter rooms.
  3. You are informed about any special packages not available on OTA Booking sites.
  4. We want the best possible experience for you; that only happens when we talk directly to guests during the reservation process.
  5. You will get an email directly from us covering many aspects of your stay.
  6. When you book with OTA you can get moved around to whatever room that generally meets your requirements. However, book direct and get the specific room and amenities you want. We only list a restricted type and number of rooms on OTAs
  7. With booking direct  you get to talk to a real person, who will be pleasant and provide expert advice on area, local attractions, it is the best possible customer service.
  8. When you book direct, we begin providing personal service immediately; we help with room selection, itineraries, other travel plans, food preferences or allergies and recommended restaurants, etc.
  9. When you book direct, there is no problems with cancellations and reservation mix-ups.
  10. AAA and AARP discounts are only offered if you book direct.
  11. Book direct, meet one of our staff on the phone who will help personalize your stay with us .

We look forward to serving you, so book direct at the Captain Lord Mansion. Your innkeepers, Bev Davis and Rick Litchfield

Back to the Kennebunks with Captain Lord – Episode 3

Great Scott! Captain Nathaniel Lord takes Kennebunkport by storm in the third episode of this local series, centered on the real-life character and namesake of the famous Captain Lord Mansion. In this episode, The Cap’n explores modern shops in Dock Square such as the Copper Candle, takes lunch at Federal Jacks’, and shares a few historical secrets of the past. And you don’t want to miss the next Holiday-themed episode, where our host goes Christmas shopping and experiences Kennebunks’ biggest weekend ever – Christmas Prelude!

You’ll want to uncover this treasure of local history with Captain Nathaniel Lord as he hosts the monthly “Back to The Kennebunks.” YouTube series. Follow our channel for future updates, and come experience our luxurious Kennebunkport bed and breakfast for yourself!

If you missed the first two episodes, check them out below.

Kennebunkport Weekend Getaways – Always Something to Do!


Consider Kennebunkport Weekend getaways, there’s always something to do within town or just a short drive from the Captain Lord  Mansion.

Dining: Kennebunkport features excellent farm to table restaurants that are open year round. There is Bandaloop, David’s at The Boathouse, 50 Local, Joshua’s, Village Tavern and the White Barn Inn.

Shopping: Kennebunkport’s Dock Square has many boutique shops that stay open all winter.  World famous L.L. Bean and the Freeport outlets are only a 45 minute drive away.

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Lighthouses: The Captain Lord Mansion offers a detailed map and self-guided tour to view five lighthouses within a 30 to 45 minute drive of the inn. See the famous Portland Head Light up close!

Art Galleries: The renowned Portland Museum of Art whose main building was designed by noted architect I.M. Pei is open year-round and always features interesting exhibits.  Additionally, the Museum complex includes a historic house, The McClellan-Sweat Mansion.

Historic Houses: In addition to the McClellan-Sweat Mansion, the city of Portland also boasts the Victoria Mansion which is within walking distance of the Portland Museum of Art.

Book now for a romantic Captain Lord Mansion and Kennebunkport weekend getaway.

Your innkeepers, Bev Davis and Rick Litchfield



No Matter the Kennebunkport Weather, Captain Lord Mansion is Weatherproof!

Captain Lord Mansion is Weatherproof! No matter the Kennebunkport weather outside, there’s warmth and comfort inside this romantic Maine Coast bed & breakfast inn!

dana_east_sideNow that the weather is turning colder, this is the best time to “Escape to Maine” and to snuggle into one of the Captain Lord Mansion’s incredible guestrooms which feature oversize beds, private baths with heated marble/tile floors and lots of comforting amenities. Now is the time to enjoy the essence of the Captain’s beautifully decorated guestrooms.

Our off-season rates will warm your pocketbook too!

Your innkeepers, Bev Davis and Rick Litchfield


P.S. The Captain Lord Mansion also offers a very intimate spa for his & her simultaneous spa treatments.


Captain Lord Mansion Holiday Gift Certificates Earn a 10% Bonus!


Captain LordCaptain Lord says “Give the gift of Hospitality, give Captain Lord Mansion Holiday Gift Certificates and earn a 10 % bonus”.

When you purchase a $250 Captain Lord Mansion Gift Certificate, we’ll add a $25 Bonus. For any Gift Certificate purchase over $250, we’ll add 10%.

Treat a loved one to the hospitality you have come to know and appreciate during your visits; we’ll make sure your gift recipient gets the “Royal Treatment”.

Your innkeepers, Bev Davis and Rick Litchfield