Find Your Ideal Vacation Rental on Beautiful Cape Breton Island
Surrounded by the North Atlantic Ocean, Cape Breton Island is home to several cities and towns, as well as smaller communities spread around the island. Whether you want to stay in a cozy cottage rental or a sprawling vacation home, you're sure to find accommodations to suit your every need on Cape Breton Island.
Many vacation rentals on Cape Breton Island are pet-friendly, and some offer conveniences such as kitchens, washers and dryers, and yards for your kids and pets to run around in. Cozy up by a fireplace, have a barbecue, or relax in a hot tub. Many vacation accommodations also offer ocean views.
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Popular Rental Amenities Cape Breton
Many vacationers spend more time comparing the vacation rentals including a pool. Nearly a quarter of the accommodations have one there. Interestingly, our data shows that more hotel rooms include a pool than motel. Additionally, they can host 5 people, on average, while motel with pools can welcome an average of 5 people. If you would ideally like to be close to the water, all of the properties with a pool are located within 2 kilometres of the waterfront.
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Where to find the best food Cape Breton?
Dig Into World Cuisine and Canadian Favourites at These Hidden Gems
While you’ll find a plethora of cuisine on Cape Breton Island, there are a few things foodies shouldn't miss. The Bite House in Baddeck is a seasonal, 12-seat restaurant providing a fine dining experience – you’ll need to book ahead of time as the entire season sells out in advance. Another popular seasonal dining option in Baddeck is the Cable Room at the Telegraph House, which serves up delicious seafood such as grilled halibut.
Panorama Restaurant in Inverness is known for its expansive golf course, ocean views, and craft beer. Try its Nova Scotia lobster for dinner and scrumptious blueberry parfait for dessert. The Purple Thistle Dining Room in Ingonish is known for its delicious blueberry pancakes, while Restaurant 100 KM in North River Bridge offers up generous portions of locally sourced dishes. And don’t miss the local food trucks, especially for maple syrup or poutine.
What are the best places to discover the arts and culture of Cape Breton?
Cape Breton Island's Unique Arts and Culture Scene
Cape Breton Island is home to a wide variety of artisans. Stop at the Artisans Collective in Port Hastings, FireHouse Ironworks along the Bras d’Or Lakes Scenic Drive, North Shore Woodsmiths, and the Doug Fraser Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden in Inverness. Cape Breton Island also boasts 30 museums to explore, including the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck and the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site.
What are the best activities for families Cape Breton?
Outdoor Family Fun by the Sea
Kids will love snorkelling with whales in Chéticamp, going on a wildlife viewing adventure with Captain Cox’s Whale Watching, or heading out to Bird Island with Donelda’s Puffin Boat Tours. Two Rivers Wildlife Park and Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre are must-sees for families. Stroll along beaches at Main-à-Dieu, swim in a lake at Dalem Lake Provincial Park, or practice building sandcastles at Ingonish Beach.
What are the best nightlife spots Cape Breton?
Join Locals While Imbibing on the Island
With so many wineries, distilleries, breweries, and cideries to choose from on Cape Breton Island, it’s hard to know where to start – here are some of the local favourites. See Big Spruce Brewing in Baddeck, the only organic brewery in Atlantic Canada; or Glenora Distillery in Glenville, the first to produce single malt whiskey in North America. There's also Eileanan Brèagha, Cape Breton Island's first estate winery; and Highland Cider along Highway 252 near Whycocomagh.
Where are the unique attractions Cape Breton?
Explore the Natural Beauty of Cape Breton Island
Follow the 7km hiking trail in stunning Cape Breton Highlands National Park, or hit the world-famous, nearly 300km-long Cabot Trail that passes through the park. See the picturesque Louisbourg Lighthouse, go sea kayaking along the Highlands of Northern Cape Breton, or play a round at gorgeous Cabot Cliffs in Inverness or Le Portage Golf Club in Chéticamp. Explore the l'Acadie Spirit Trail to learn about the area's European settlers, see First Nations heritage by visiting Membertou Heritage Park or the Millbrook Cultural & Heritage Centre, or stop in at the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia in Cherry Brook.
What are the best events and festivals Cape Breton?
Annual Events Celebrating Cape Breton Island's Rich History
Check out the seasonal Cape Breton Farmers Market, the June Roots to Boots Festival in Chéticamp and Louisbourg, or KitchenFest at Whycocomagh. The Gaelic Concert Series takes place July through August in Bras d'Or Lakes. July also offers up the Codstock Music Fair, the Potlotek Mi'kmaw Nation powwow, the Broad Cove Scottish Concert, and the 18th-century-style CultureFête in Louisbourg.
August brings forth the Louisbourg Crab Fest, and the Feis an Eilein Gaelic Cultural Festival on Christmas Island. Hike the Highlands is a popular ten-day event in September. The lively Celtic Colours International Festival takes place in October, as does the Celtic Oktoberfest in Port Hawkesbury. Check out the seasonal Celtic concerts and traditions at Great Hall of the Clans at Gaelic College, or enjoy fiddle workshops and social ceilidh gatherings at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical price of a vacation home Cape Breton?
The starting price for Bed & Breakfast rentals or Cottage Cape Breton is $94 per night.
What is the typical availability of Bed & Breakfast rentals Cape Breton?
We found 207 vacation homes Cape Breton available for your next trip.
What are the most popular vacation home amenities Cape Breton?
When looking to book a vacation home Cape Breton, the most requested amenities include Internet, TV, and Barbecue.
How many Bed & Breakfast rentals and Cottage can I find Cape Breton?
Cape Breton has 207 Bed & Breakfast rentals and Cottage available to book.
Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals Cape Breton?
Yes, there are 38 pet-friendly vacation rentals Cape Breton, with an average nightly price of $183.
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