Enjoy walking on an almost endless seashore, as some of the highest tides in the world mark the passage of your day. Relax and enjoy the charm of rural Nova Scotia where life is only as busy as you want it to be!
Commanding a panoramic view of the Minas Basin and its rugged shores these cottages offer excellent saltwater swimming and surf fishing practically at your door step. The Minas basin is part of the Bay of Fundy which is nominated as one of the 7 natural wonders of the world
Golfing and freshwater swimming are available within a 10 minute drive. Whether you are seeking a place to shut down and relax on a very private beach, or a base from which to enjoy day tripping for white water rafting, fossil tours, lobster dinners, theatre, golfing (4 courses within 100 KM) or general sight seeing, Cambridge Cove Cottages has something for everyone! A perfect spot to vacation.
Step back in time to the charm and comfort of a log home without having to leave behind the modern conveniences that make for easy living!
Relax and Enjoy the View
Hiking, Walking And Beach Combing
The movement of the tides in the bay of Fundy are estimated to be in the order of 100 billion tons of water each tide. This amazing phenomenom has earned the Bay of Fundy a finalist position in world wide voting for the seven natural wonders of the world.This is truly a world class destination
As the tide falls kilometers of beach are available for walking and beach combing. The geology of the area as well as the local ocean life, provide for many interesting discoveries whether you opt for a short stroll, a long walk or a serious hike. While shells, interestingly shaped or colored rocks and genuine fossils are a given, for those with the beach combing spirit, one never know what treasures the constantly changing tide and waves may have washed up into your path.
As a result of the tidal action and its eroding affect on the shoreline banks,the geological records is in plain view. Here you can se the efects of the ages as the earth was built up and eroded back. See where water and air action have layed down distinct layers in the rock. The folding of the these layers bears testinemt to the tremendouse forces of geological time. Fossils on these beaches date back 300 million years!
Think of the cottage and most of us think of the BBQ. But if BBQ isn't your thing, or you know that there truly can be too much of a good thing. There are lot's of option within easy reach of Cambridge Cove.
Flying Apron Inn, Summerville, Highway 215
Great spot for a lunch or dinner you don't have to cook! Food is amazing, always fresh and they cater to folks with food allergies with special care!
Got a hankering for Pub food? 10 minutes east on Highway 215 is the Walton Pub. Mingle with the locals, try some of the local brews and enjoy fantastic burgers, fish & chips and a variety of hot sandwiches.
Halls Harbour Lobster Pound
Looking for a traditional Lobster Supper? Take a trip deeper into the Valley and over the North Mountain to Halls Harbour. Just an hour away and you will be at Halls Harbour, a working fishing port. Located on the Bay of Fundy, the scenery will take your breath away, but that is nothing compared to what the fresh lobster complete with all the fixings, will do for your appetite!
You want to pamper yourself with some fine dining? A 45 minute drive will take you to the Blomidon Inn in Wolfville. This Victorian style Inn in the heart of the Annapolis Valley will provide an outstanding gastronomical experience.
The Cove itself offers over 800 feet of very secluded beach front. Bring your beach chair, a cooler with your favorite snacks and refreshments and just relax! Surrounded by incredible scenery, enjoy the sun and the cooling ocean breeze. A more peaceful location would be hard to find!
Situated on the Minas Basin of the Bay of Fundy provides the opportunity for swimming in calm ocean waters. The pebble and shale beach provide easy access to some of the warmest salt water north of the Carolinas. First timers and folks with tender tootsies, will probably want to bring water shoes to make for more comfortable footing as you move in and out of the water.
The rise and fall of the tides is an awesome sight. This incredible process results in the water receding several kms every 12 hours, exposing the ocean floor to view and exploration. Although attention must be paid to the tide cycles, there is ample opportunity to explore what in other circumstances would be the domain of trained scuba divers!
The cove also boasts it own private tide pool. As the tide rises this pool fills up and provides a multitude of opportunities for water fun for all ages. The very young can safely enjoy the very gentle sloping shore at the tail of the pool and find refuge from the summer sun in the cool shade provided as the Acadian forest sweeps down to meet the sea. Should you have more adventurous water play in mind, the head of the pool offers opportunities to jump from the bank and float with the current as it carries you safely to the tail of the pool.
Rather swim in freshwater? A short drive will bring you to a picturesque swimming hole. This reclaimed limestone quarry has crystal clear spring fed waters with safe, easy access for water fun for all ages. This site is maintained by the local Municipality and boasts plenty of parking. Washrooms and change rooms have been provided. The grassy shores and the surrounding hardwood forest make this a very pleasant spot.+ More