Cape Breton COTTAGE RENTALS - WHY RENT HERE?
Cape Breton is a famous Canadian travel destination, known for its beautiful scenery and lakefront cottage properties. From the Canso Causeway to Cape North and from Margaree Harbour to the St. Peter's Canal, Cape Breton will capture your imagination. Just wait until you see the beautiful seascapes and discover the flora and fauna of the Highlands. Renting a vacation home or cottage in Cape Breton is an excellent way to enjoy this vacation destination.
In the summer time, you will enjoy the seascapes and the quick walk to the sea from your cottage rental. You will enjoy the hiking, nature watching and the adventure activities on the island. You will also enjoy the many excellent golf courses on the island.
With some of the most scenic drives in Canada, including, the Ceilidh Trail, Bras d’Or Lakes Scenic Drive, and the Cabot Trail (which is known as one of the greatest drives in the entire world), Cape Breton is a terrific destination to experience all that cottage country has to offer! Explore nature’s waterfalls, hiking trails, and lookout points from one of our Cape breton cottage rentals.
Cottages and cabin rentals are abundant through the region, so you will be able to find one suited to your activity schedule. Make sure you check out the Cabot Trail - one of the most scenic destinations in the world.
Comprised of rugged shorelines, glacial valleys, wooded mountains and barren headlands, Cape Breton Island was not only named by Travel + Leisure magazine as the number one must-see island in North America but also as one of the top three islands in the world! With cottages for rent scattered among quaint coastal and lakeside communities, this region of Nova Scotia is one of the most coveted vacation rental destinations in Atlantic Canada.
Cape Breton has become synonymous with the famed Cabot Trail, a scenic driving route that loops around the Island’s northern end. In fact, the Trail was chosen by National Geographic as one of the world's greatest driving tours. In addition to its spectacular vistas, the Trail is home to the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, a northern extension of the Appalachian Mountain chain, providing opportunities for hiking, cycling, fishing, and swimming, as well as birding and whale-watching.
At the Island’s centre lies the Bras d’Or Lake, offering visitors the chance to go sailing in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Considered one of the world’s best sailing destinations, this enormous saltwater lake (referred to as an inland sea) attracts boaters from around the globe while its harbours and coves provide a nesting ground and home for large bald eagle populations. On land, golfing enthusiasts can hit the links at Cape Breton’s four courses, which rank among the best in the country, and then feast on the ocean’s finest fare at one of the region's many seafood restaurants and pubs.
Enjoy centuries-old Acadian culture in Chéticamp and Isle Madame and at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, learn about the life and work of the scientist credited with inventing the world’s first telephone. Discover Gaelic culture at Gaelic College’s Great Hall of the Clans, and experience Canada’s French heritage at the Fortress of Louisberg National Historic Site, a living history museum.
As one of the most heavily visited Canadian destinations, Cape Breton offers outdoor adventure, cultural attractions, and great cuisine, making it a very popular place to rent a cottage in Nova Scotia.+ More