One Big Sustainable Island

VACATIONS

We make enjoying the scenic Maine outdoors easy and convenient.

Every vacation option at 1BSI includes:

  • Secure parking
  • Transport of gear & guests to the island
  • A canoe or two kayaks with life jackets
  • Firewood
  • Fishing poles & gear
  • Drinking water

Check in at the 1BSI boat launch is at 2pm, Check out is 11am. Call ahead for alternatives: 207.752.1190

Just bring your favorite food and drink, and we'll supply the rest for your island adventure. Here's a detailed list of what folks typically bring for themselves:

  • Food (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, Beverages)
  • Cooler / Ice (Block ice lasts longer)
  • Biodegradable soap
  • Headlamp or Flashlight (We are off the grid.)
  • Extra batteries for your Phone, etc. (We are off the grid.)
  • Sun protection
  • Insect repellent
  • Warm clothes (fleece or wool layers are recommended)
  • Socks or slippers for inside (shoes left outside please)
  • Water shoes
  • Rain Gear

Family on the pontoon boat.
Fishing on the south end.
Hammock on the south end.

Maine Island Luxury Tent...

Bell TentSleep with the trees in comfort in our 16 foot round bell tent...

in a Hemlock Haven!

Bell Tentfurnished with a comfy queen size bed and amenities.

This private site includes:

  • Water overlook
  • Elevated platform
  • Bed linens
  • Fire pit seating, cooking grill and firewood

 

  • Camp stove
  • Pots/Pans/Dishes
  • Hammock
  • Sleeps two comfortably, and four cozily

Rates: Please see our Airbnb listing for current availability and rates: Maine Island Luxury Tent, Sleeps 4

Island A-frame in Maine

Enjoy this storybook style A-Frame furnished with a queen bed in the loft, and a full size futon on the first floor. We offer all the amenities for a comfortable stay on the island.

A-Frame

A-Frame

A-Frame

A-Frame

A-Frame

A-Frame

This private site includes:

  • Camp stove
  • Pots/Pans/Dishes
  • Fire pit seating, cooking grill and firewood

 

  • Sleeps two comfortably, and four cozily
  • Bed linens
  • Hammock

Rates: Please see our Airbnb listing for current availability and rates: Island A-frame in Maine, Sleeps 4

Pets Welcome!

There's nothing better than giving your dog the freedom of an island vacation. 1BSI is dog friendly.
$25 per night for one dog, $35 per night for two dogs.

Shadow at a stump.
Shadow by the water.