Nonantum Staff Picks

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Nonantum Activities Tent

BEST PLACES TO TAKE THE KIDS
Seashore Trolley Museum – Elizabeth, Activities
Children’s Museum Portland – Elizabeth, Activities
Funtown, Splashtown – Carey & Esther, Dining Room
Rugosa Lobster Tours – Katie, Front Desk
Libreti Rose II Fishing Charters – Meg, Sales
Saco Drive-In – Michelle, Restaurant
Palace Playland – Elizabeth, Activities
York’s Wild Animal Kingdom – Elizabeth, Activities
Aquaboggan – Cooper, Activities
Our Activities Tent! – Kyle, Front Desk
Get Air Trampoline Park – Steph, Activities
Mother’s Beach / Playground – Kathi, Lauren

Rugosa lobster tour
Rugosa Lobster Tours

BEST RAINY DAY PLACE FOR KIDS
Activities Tent – Barbara, Activities
Brick Store Museum – Ron, Front Desk
Seashore Trolley Museum – Katie, Front Desk
Children’s Museum in Portland – Lauren, Dining Room
Vacationland Bowling – Allie & Esther, Dining Room
Smitty’s Movie Theater – Aliza, Activities
Bounce Zone – Michelle, Restaurant
Science Museum in Portland – Jimmy, Dining Room
Maine Indoor Carting – Tom, Activities
Get Air Trampoline Park – Steph, Activities
Rachel Carson – Sam, Housekeeping
The Yard – Nicki, Marketing

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Libreti Rose II Fishing Charters

BEST BEACHES
Wells Beaches – Opal, Housekeeping
Goose Rocks – Katie, Front Desk
Hills Beach – Ariel, Sales
Fortunes Rocks – Barbara, Activities
Parsons Beach – Travon, Dining Room
Gooch’s in Kennebunk – Sandy, Front Desk

Nonantum lighthouse flag - Bob Dennis
Nonantum Lighthouse

BEST LIGHTHOUSES
Wood Island – Barbara, Activities
Nubble Lighthouse – Clayton & Esther, Dining Room
Goat Island – Sheila & Katie C & Kathi, Front Desk
Portland Headlight – Yvette & Tracey, Housekeeping
Fort Williams – Lauren, Dining Room

Photo: C.A. Smith

BEST SCENIC VIEWS
Ocean Avenue Walk – Griffin D., Director of Transportation
Mt. Agamenticus – Ariel, Sales
Walker’s Point – Ron, Front Desk
Parsons Beach – Kat, Dining Room
Marginal Way Walk – Lauren, Dining Room
Cape Porpoise – Esther, Dining Room
Stripers Back Lawn – Kathi, Front Desk
Abenaki Trail, Biddeford Pool – Gail, Restaurant
Spouting Rock – Liz, Dining Room
Strawberry Island – Lindsey, Dining Room

Local Maine craft beer
Latitudes Poolside Bar & Grill

BEST LOCAL BEER 
Shipyard – Esther & Debbie, Dining Room/Sales
Prelude Ale – Kathy, Front Desk
Funky Bow Brewery – Meg & Ann, Sales
Dock Square Brew (Alisson’s) – Katie, Front Desk
Bissell Brothers – Meg, Sales
Sebago – Dawn, Sales
Baxter – Meg, Marketing
Allagash – Leslie, Front Desk
Banded Horn – Ian, Kitchen

Latitudes Poolside Bar & Grill
Latitudes Poolside Bar & Grill

BEST PLACE FOR LUNCH
Mabel’s Lobster Claw – Kim, Head Groundskeeper
Latitudes Poolside – Corine, Housekeeping
Arundel Wharf – Colby, Sales
The Clam Shack – Katie, Housekeeping
David’s – Sheila, Reservations Manager
The Ramp – Barbara, Activities
Pedro’s – Ariel, Sales

BEST ICE CREAM SHOPS
Rococo’s – Katie & Ariel, Housekeeping/Sales

Photo: Rococo
Photo: Rococo Artisan Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry’s – Carmen, Housekeeping
Big Daddy’s – Tracey, Housekeeping
Scoop Deck – Teresa, HR
Shaw’s Ridge – Corine, Housekeeping
Goose Rocks Dairy – Sheila, Reservations Manager
Shain’s of Maine – Andrew, Dining Room
Aunt Marie’s – Colby, Sales
Fielder’s Choice – Katie, Housekeeping

BEST LOBSTER DINNER
Nunan’s Lobster Hut – Paula, Gift Shop
Mabel’s Lobster Claw – Katie, Housekeeping
95 Ocean, Nonantum Resort – Sandy,

Photo: The Clam Shack
Photo: The Clam Shack

BEST LOBSTER ROLL
Port Lobster – Sandra, Housekeeping
The Clam Shack – Tom, Activities
Goldwaite’s – Barbara, Activities
The Ramp – Katie, Front Desk
Alison’s Restaurant – Leslie & Kathi, Front Desk
Langsford Road Lobster – Lindsey, Dining Room
The Landing Store – Liz, Dining Room

Latitudes at the Nonantum – Rob, Marketing

 

Photo: DownEast
Photo: DownEast Magazine

BEST PORTLAND RESTAURANTS
J’s Oyster Bar – Katie, Front Desk
JP’s Bistro – Bill, Maintenance
Salvage BBQ – Kate, Front Desk
Nosh – Travon, Dining Room
Dimillo’s on the Water – Corine, Housekeeping
BaoBao Dumpling House – Kate, Front Desk
Green Elephant – Maleek, Activities
Central Provisions – Ariel, Sales
Flatbread – Kacie, Activities
Fore Street & Eventide Oyster Co. – Debbie, Gift Shop
Walter’s – Paula, Gift Shop
The Great Lost Bear – Lauren, Dining Room

Empire Chinese, David’s – Jean Ginn-Marvin, Innkeeper

Union, 555 – General Manager, Tina Gordon

 

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Photo: The Wright Gallery

BEST ART GALLERIES
The Wright Gallery – Sheila, Reservations Manager
Maine Art – Ariel, Sales
Wendy Webster Good – Barbara, Activities
Ogunquit Museum of American Art – Debbie, Gift Shop
Mast Cove Galleries – Katie, Front Desk

BEST BOUTIQUES
Pink Tangerine – Ariel, Sales
Minka – Nicki, Marketing
Zen – Kacie, Activities
Trillium – Barbara, Activities
Restless Threads – Deb, Front Desk

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Nonantum Gift Shop


BEST SOUVENIR SHOPS
Best of Everything – Colby, Sales
Nonantum Gift Shop – Barbara, Activities
Whimsey Shop – Deb, Gift Shop
Daytrip Society – Ariel, Sales
Saxony Imports & Mountain Tops – Katie, Front Desk

BEST SPA
Spa at River’s Edge – Angela, Front Desk
Cottage Breeze – Leslie, Barbara & Brittany, Front Desk
Breakwater Inn & Spa – Esther, Sandra & Steph, Dining Room