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Rental Opportunities

The entire Whitehead Light Station facility is being offered for rent by the week between June and October. Please visit our calendar for current availability. The rental fee is $7975 per week plus Maine lodging tax. Minimum rental period is three nights. Please call (207) 200-7957 or e-mail to inquire about renting the Light Station.

A seven-bedroom Lightkeeper's house on 11.1 acres. All bedrooms have their own private bathroom. The house also includes two sitting rooms, a library, a dining room, and a full kitchen. All linens are provided.

You will be picked up on the mainland by the Whitehead Light Station captain in one of the Whitehead Light Station boats. The captain will live at the Station to help you enjoy your stay and will be available to take small groups on outings in the boat and on trips to the mainland as you require.


  • Spend time on the granite shore watching the sailing traffic.
  • Enjoy the moss-carpeted spruce woods.
  • Swim off the float (if you are very hardy).
  • Visit other local islands.
  • Watch birds and seals.
  • Buy lobsters from a local lobsterman and cook them out on the rocks.
  • Relax with a book outdoors in one of the Light Station's many Adirondack chairs or indoors in our comfortable library and sitting rooms.
  • Explore the beautiful Midcoast area.

Additional Services Available

  • Hire a cook for the duration of your stay.
  • Hire a massage therapist for a day or half day.
  • Hire a yoga instructor for a day or half day.
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"At Whitehead Light Station, we seek to give participants an unparalleled opportunity to enjoy the dramatic coast of Maine in an atmosphere that will broaden knowledge, strengthen skills, and promote renewal.  We aim to achieve these goals through a program of simple living, appreciation of the natural world, and first-rate instruction."

© 2008-2023 Whitehead Light Station | Benjamin Swan, Director
Whitehead Island, St George, Mainewinter telephone (207) 200 7957