YORK — The Seaside Group, Inc., a provider of vacation rentals on the southern coast of Maine, announced recently the acquisition of JoHank Rentals, located in Wells.

“The leadership, operational experience and vast marketing resources provided by Seaside Vacation Rentals will continue meeting the goals we have set as well as creating increased value to our owners and adding to the overall vacation experience offered to our guests,” said Bill Haskell, owner of JoHank Rentals, in a prepared statement.

Seaside Vacation Rentals underscored its commitment to high professional standards and values, as well as growth, as it seeks to further expand its business in southern Maine.

“As the newest member to the Seaside family of companies, JoHank Rentals has cultivated an impressive portfolio of vacation rentals with the kind of service and ethics we believe is essential to running any business,” said Maureen Regan, president and co-owner of The Seaside Group, Inc. and Seaside Vacation Rentals.

Regan and her daughter, Jennifer Thibodeau, are co-owners of Seaside.

Seaside Vacation Rentals has been offering vacation rental services to customers since 1983, creating a boutique style of vacation rental management dedicated to exceeding the expectations of owners and guests alike, the owners said. Seaside Vacation Rentals has been the recipient of awards from the Maine Tourism Association and the Maine Governor’s Conference plus numerous awards for its contributions to Maine tourism, entrepreneurism, performance and for their programs geared toward giving back. The company’s “Heroes” program has offered vacations in Seaside’s rental properties to survivors and first responders of the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks, as well as veterans and their families. This year, they will welcome the families of fallen Boston firefighters.