Besides the beautiful location, what makes Higgins Beach so special for many of it's visitors and residents is the strong sense of community. Below is more information about other members of the community we call home.
Coastal Fly Angler Rod & Reel Rental
Fishing the Portland area without a guide? We offer Fly & Light Tackle Rod Rentals for the traveling angler who is NOT fishing with us. If you are staying in the area of Portland, Higgins Beach, Black Point or at the Inn by the Sea, we can set you up!
Shade Shack at Higgins Beach Inn
Shade Shack will be opening in June and serving Higgins Beach the best beach lunch around!
We've partnered with Feltman's of Coney Island, a veteran-owned and operated Gold Star family business, to resurrect classic and easy beach fare. 100% natural all-beef hot dogs smoked in a snappy natural casing for a juicy explosion of old-world spices and flavors with every bite. We'll also offer burgers, house-made ice cream sandwiches, and ice cold drinks! More info & menu
Higgins Beach now has its very own Coffee Roastery! We are pleased to announce the opening of Giuseppe Roasters, specializing in freshly roasted single origin coffees in medium and dark roasts. They will be delivering your coffee right to your door either whole bean or ground. Order from giusepperoasters.com so we can schedule your next delivery!
Enjoy your vacation with a delicious cup of Giuseppe Coffee!
Casco Bay Custom Charters
Experience Authentic Maine! From lighthouse viewing to sightseeing to romantic sunset cruises, our private boat charters and tours are perfect for families and small groups. Learn more & book your charter at Casco Bay Custom Charters today.
Maine Coast Cruising
Maine Coast Cruising was born from this heritage and casts off daily to explore its coast. We provide friendly, custom charters that results in a unique experience for each trip and each party. With knowledgeable captains and a capable vessel, we explore the lure of these waters without restriction. We offer the range and customization to achieve any adventure you can dream up. Join us today to experience our hospitality and passion for this place. More Info
Heron Roost Local, Raw Honey
Higgins Beach is home to Heron-Roost Apiary (where bees live and work) - nestled between the Spurwink River and Higgins Creek. If you have a flower garden at Higgins, we are certain that the bees will visit your flowers sometime this summer. Thank you gardeners!
We hope you enjoy our wildflower honey. To order, please contact via text - 207-329-0048
Black Point Surf Shop
We are a local Surf Shop specializing in custom boards, ding repairs, lessons, and rentals. Come visit our shop on Black Point Road for some wax, a new custom surf board, or even a locally made gourmet popsicle. We also offer lessons, wetsuits, board rentals and general stokeness.
Planning your vacation to Maine? Dreading the hassle of hauling all the essentials that your babies and toddlers need to make your stay comfortable for you and your child? Give Vacationing Baby a call and leave it up to us. Learn more on the Vacationing Babies web site.
In Cottage Massage Now Available
Enjoy instant relaxation with a therapeutic massage right at your cottage! Contact Heather Richambault, a licensed massage therapist with 12 years experience to make an appointment. Prepare to be pampered and at a reasonable rate: 1 hour $85 or for 90 Minutes $100. Contact Heather on Facebook or call at (207) 233-5887.
NEW CLIENT OFFER: 2 Private one-on-one sessions for $80.00!
Scarborough Pilates features a fully equipped Pilates studio focused on healthy body alignment, functional movement and achieving ones fitness goals. The studio offers private and semi-private sessions, group reformer classes, pilates mat classes, mixed reformer/TRX classes and aerial yoga classes. Call 207-219-8026 or email [email protected] to schedule your session. For more information and class schedules, please visit the Scarborough Pilates website, or Like the Scarborough Pilates Facebook page for news, schedule and updates.
Cottage Linens, Inc.
They'll bring the linens so you don't have to! This convenient bed and bath linen rental service supplies clean, fresh, quality sheet and towel sets right to the door of your rental cottage. Then, when it's time to check-out, just leave the linens outside the door in the laundry bag provided. No packing. No laundry. You can order your linens online at www.CottageLinens.net.
Fun and Sun Rentals
Can't fit everything you want to bring on your Maine summer vacation? No worries. You can rent just about anything you may need from Fun And Sun Rentals, LLC and have it delivered to your door. Visit their website at www.funandsunrentals.com
Higgins Beach Market
The Higgins Beach Market provides quality Maine made products, seasonal fruits and vegetables, lobsters & steamers plus coffee, beer & wine. We features home made goods such as pastries, fresh breads and specialty pizzas. A take out window and a grab and go case are offered for your convenience. Please check out our online menu or call us (207) 883-2766 if you have any questions.
Camp Ketcha is a year round non-profit organization serving the southern Maine community with programs in youth development, family enrichment and summer day camping. Our 133 acres of meadows, forests, streams and wetlands are essential to our mission. We strive to get children, youth and families outdoors to appreciate what nature has to offer.
For more information about Camp Ketcha, please visit the Camp Ketcha web site.
You can also download a PDF map of the Libby River Farm Trails that abut Camp Ketcha. Please remember to carry out what you carry in!
The Higgins Beach Inn
A Country Inn at the Seashore. The Higgins Beach Inn, a three story colonial revival structure whose origin dates back to 1897, is within a stones throw of the unspoiled, sandy, Higgins Beach. Please contact the Higgins Beach Inn directly by clicking here.
Salt Air Designs
Salt Air Designs offers an ever-changing collection of unique painted furniture and decor. Specializing in cottage and coastal styles, you can find the perfect piece for your home or as a gift! They also help clients fall back in love with their existing furniture by transforming it with a custom hand-crafted finish! For more information, view their website, Facebook page or call 207-807-0090.
Sea Catcher Art Studio located at 55 Bayview Ave, Higgins Beach
Resident artist Christine Arakelian sells original pastels, limited prints of Higgins Beach and other scenic areas. Plus hand made jewelry, t-shirts, cards, and other unique gifts. Varied hours but will open upon request.
For more information, please visit our website at www.seacatcherartstudio.com or contact Christine at 207-883-8610 or 978-408-9216 (cell).
Codere Construction offers superior-quality craftsmanship and professional customer service. We pride ourselves on creating long-lasting relationships with our clients by offering a wide-range of services. Higgins Beach resident Ben Codere (207) 749-1050 or [email protected]
Higgins Beach Lawn Care
Whether you want more time at the beach or need the lawn of your rental property taken care of, we can help. For more information about our services, please call us at 207-883-0802.
Sandra Warren Valdmanis
Watercolor & Acrylic Artist
Sandra has been painting professionally since 1984, with works in collections in the United States and Canada. Sandra has exhibited in galleries in Maine and Montreal. She does commissions of cottages and children from her studio at 56 Greenwood Ave, Higgins Beach, Scarborough, Maine. You can contact her at (207) 885-0364.
Oh Yeah Comfy Beach Chairs
Founded in 2004, Oh Yeah Comfy brings you a high quality wooden beach chair designed to last. Hand crafted in Maine from the finest materials available, this chair is the new standard in beach comfort. Visit Oh Yeah Comfy Beach Chairs
Aon Wellness Center
Higgins Beach's own Emily Pearson, B.S., LMT, is the Owner and Director of the Aon Wellness Center. In our touch-deprived society, there is no denying the power of healthy therapeutic work. Regular sessions can improve your ability to cope with daily stresses, rejuvenate and revitalize your body and create a more balanced state of well being.
You can visit Aon Wellness Center online anytime! Because a balanced body works more efficiently.
Check out the new album by Picnic featuring Higgins Beach's Valdmanis brothers! Recorded on the coast of Maine during some characteristically cold and sea-blown weather, Dream of the Sun is an ode to the tropical-hammock-umbrella-drink paradise of Picnic's imagination. For more info and to buy songs on itunes, please visit the Picnic web site.
Learn to Surf this summer! Sign-up for lessons at Maine's first Surf Camp, run by David Turin, who's been surfing world wide for over 14 years. Visit the Surf Camp web site for more information.
Morning Flight Charters
Morning Flight charters is a complete offshore fishing service. Experience off-shore fishing for: Stripers, Blues, Cod, Haddock, Shark and "Football" Tuna. Half-day and full-day fishing trips are available. Please see our website for more information: Morning Flight Charters<
Lois' Natural Marketplace is locally owned and operated. The owners bring over thirty years of commitment to eating organic foods and natural living. The Marketplace remains a thriving community resource for hundreds of local and regional farm to market foods as well as organic foods and highest quality health care products from around the world.
Lois' Natural Marketplace
152 US Route 1, Scarborough, ME
phone: 207-885-0602 www.loisnatural.com/
P is for Periwinkle
P is for Periwinkle is an online boutique specializing in custom designed handbags and unique baby gifts. All of the items are designed and made by with great care and attention to detail by Higgins Beach resident, Maura Gwyer.
Maura enjoys using unique fabric combinations to create her line of handbags and baby gifts. Whether you are shopping for yourself or for someone else, we're sure you'll find something that tickles your fancy!
You can visit P is for Periwinkle online anytime!
Scarborough in the Twentieth Century
Written by Scarborough native Rodney Laughton, Scarborough in the Twentieth Century will give the reader a thorough understanding of how Scarborough has gone from a small town to Maine's fastest growing town.
Rodney Laughton is a native of Scarborough and an innkeeper by trade. The book is available at the Higgins Beach Market.