Nova Scotia Vacation Rentals

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Best Vacation Home Deals in Nova Scotia

-47%
e.g. 3/16 - 3/23
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Saint Peter's, Richmond, Subd. A, Nova Scotia
from $83 $157
VRBO
5.0
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-33%
e.g. 3/23 - 3/30
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Chester Basin, Chester, Nova Scotia
from $86 $129
VRBO
4.5
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-31%
e.g. 3/23 - 3/30
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Brule Point, Colchester, Subd. B, Nova Scotia
from $333 $481
VRBO
5.0
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Book a welcoming vacation home from $31 per night by searching through the 7,257 properties featured in Nova Scotia. By comparing these properties, HomeToGo brings you the best deals as well as the highest rated vacation homes in Nova Scotia.

Recommended Vacation Rentals in Nova Scotia

Find your perfect vacation rental in Nova Scotia: from $31 per night

House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
New Germany, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
from $198
CanadaStays
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Downtown Dartmouth, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
from $175
CanadaStays
4.6
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House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Meteghan, Clare, Nova Scotia
from $32
Airbnb
5.0
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Farmhouse ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Margaree Centre, Inverness, Subd. A, Nova Scotia
from $51
Airbnb
4.5
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Accommodation ∙ 2 guests
East Petpeswick, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia
from $32
Airbnb
5.0
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Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Fairview, Halifax, Nova Scotia
from $28
Airbnb
5.0
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Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Clayton Park West, Halifax, Nova Scotia
from $29
Airbnb
5.0
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Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
South End, Halifax, Nova Scotia
from $33
Airbnb
5.0
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Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Fairview, Halifax, Nova Scotia
from $33
Airbnb
4.5
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Vacation rentals with a fireplace

Fireplace
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Digby, Digby County, Nova Scotia
from $230
VRBO
4.5
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Fireplace
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Chester, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia
from $230
CanadaStays
5.0
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Fireplace
Private room ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Harbourview, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
from $32
Airbnb
5.0
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Dog-Friendly Vacation Rentals

Pet-friendly
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Windsor, West Hants, Nova Scotia
from $142
VRBO
5.0
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Pet-friendly
Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
North End, Halifax, Nova Scotia
from $30
Airbnb
4.5
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Pet-friendly
Cabin ∙ 4 guests
Head of Jeddore, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia
from $91
Expedia.com
4.2
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Apartments with a balcony or patio

Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Afton Station, Antigonish, Subd. B, Nova Scotia
from $145
VRBO
4.2
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Caribou Island, Pictou, Subd. A, Nova Scotia
from $318
VRBO
5.0
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Englishtown, Victoria, Subd. B, Nova Scotia
from $170
VRBO
4.4
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Popular Rental Amenities in Nova Scotia

  • Internet (6,245)
  • Kitchen (6,056)
  • TV (5,343)
  • Washer (4,416)
  • Microwave (3,362)
  • Grill (2,446)
  • Yard (2,327)
  • AC (2,285)
  • Pet allowed (2,184)
  • Fireplace (2,034)
  • Parking (1,873)
  • No smoking (1,873)
Properties can be selected based on various criteria. Above, you will find the number of properties that offer a specific amenity in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia is the perfect spot to look for a rental if you can't imagine a vacation without internet or you want to tune out with some TV time, as the most common features are "internet" and "TVs." Plan your vacation in advance if you want a rental providing a crib or you want to sweat it out in a sauna. There are just 2 listed rentals providing "cribs" and 67 properties providing "saunas."

Price and Availability Index in Nova Scotia

Vacation Rental Price Information in Nova Scotia

We analyzed price data and rendered them in this graph, which shows vacation rental prices for the next twelve months in Nova Scotia. $198 is the highest price average in the next twelve months. Vacation rental prices go down to $186 per night in August (8/3 - 8/10).

Rental Availability Information in Nova Scotia

Check how busy Nova Scotia is with our availability graph. The week with the least available rentals is in August (8/3 - 8/10), with only 51% of the rentals available. It will be easy to find a rental that suits you in a week of September (9/28 - 10/5), as 83% of the rentals are still available.

The Weather in Nova Scotia


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Above are the weather conditions for Nova Scotia. During July, maximum temperatures go up to more than 25° On the contrary, the coolest month is February. The rainiest month is July while the driest month is January.

Accommodations in Nova Scotia

One-third of the listings (37.15%) in Nova Scotia are house rentals. They are the most prevalent accommodations in this destination. Interestingly, the average cost of house rentals is $265 a night, with an average area of 136 ft². Furthermore, most house rentals in this destination can accommodate 6 guests, which makes it an ideal destination for medium-sized groups and families. You can also consider other accommodation options in Nova Scotia. Apartment rentals are, for example, another common accommodation type there with 1,333 being offered. Apartment rentals in Nova Scotia are 91 ft² on average, with prices averaging $172 a night.

Take a coastal break in a Nova Scotia vacation rental

Nova Scotia is located on the east coast of Canada. Nova Scotia vacation rentals are typically cozy cottages and cabins which are located on the coast. Treat your family to a property with a sea view, decking or a balcony. The cabins are very modern with everything you will need for a great holiday.

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Art & Culture

Learn about the area’s history

For an interesting and educational experience, head to Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. Visitors can wander the Fortress of Louisbourg's quiet streets and imagine what life was like 300 years ago. Soak up the atmosphere and take in the beauty of the site's architecture. Visitors can download an Explora app which gives a commentary of the area and also includes quizzes and stories about Louisbourg.

Another great place to visit is the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic where visitors can learn about the rich marine history of the area. The museum has a large collection of binnacles, buoys, anchors, and armaments. There are also huge lighthouse lamps on display. Visitors can go on a tour of the Halifax explosion exhibit with a knowledgeable tour guide. Find out how the explosion was caused as a result of a failed convoy.

Family Activities

Explore Nova Scotia with your family

For some educationally based outdoor entertainment that the whole family will love, visit Oaklawn Farm Zoo. The zoo is home to some interesting species of wildlife and offers visitors an interactive experience as kids can pat and feed some of the animals.

Older children will like the Highland Village Experience, a pioneer museum which provides an insight into the lifestyle of the Scots in Nova Scotia. Visitors can also look up their Cape Breton roots at the Genealogy and Family History Centre. The museum and historic village is located on a stunning site that overlooks the Bras d'Or Lakes.

Local Attractions

Get outside and experience nature

The Skyline Trail is an easy loop hike which is fairly level and accessible. There are great views over the surrounding area. From the top you can see the mountain ranges, forests and a lake. Wildlife such as moose can sometimes be spotted, there are also many species of wild flowers. Walking the whole loop will take about two hours.

Alternatively head to Point Pleasant Park, a great place for a hike or bike ride through 186 acres of forest in one of Halifax’s best loved parks. Why not pack a picnic to eat whist observing the ocean views. The park is very quiet and peaceful, perfect for a relaxing day out. There's plenty of space for children to run around and play.

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