Nova Scotia Vacation Rentals

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Best Vacation Home Deals in Nova Scotia

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e.g. 7/4 - 7/11
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Lower Five Islands, Colchester, Subd. A, Nova Scotia
from $133 $174
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-24%
e.g. 7/4 - 7/11
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Lower Five Islands, Colchester, Subd. A, Nova Scotia
from $133 $174
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-23%
e.g. 9/12 - 9/19
Accommodation ∙ 4 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Subd. D, Nova Scotia
from $159 $207
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Book a welcoming vacation home from $42 per night by searching through the 7,437 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 $42 per night

House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Smiths Cove, Digby, Nova Scotia
from $96
CanadaStays
4.0
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Cabin ∙ 2 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Brooklyn, Queens, Nova Scotia
from $123
Airbnb
4.9
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Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Long Island, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
from $159
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Port Mouton, Queens, Nova Scotia
from $117
Airbnb
4.9
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Unusual rental ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
from $88
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Mulgrave, Guysborough, Nova Scotia
from $44
Airbnb
4.8
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Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Lake Echo, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia
from $87
Airbnb
5.0
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Cabin ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Berwick, Kings, Subd. A, Nova Scotia
from $71
Airbnb
4.3
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
North End, Halifax, Nova Scotia
from $64
Airbnb
5.0
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Vacation rentals with a fireplace

Fireplace
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Greenfield, Queens, Nova Scotia
from $107
Airbnb
4.9
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Fireplace
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Wolfville, Kings, Subd. B, Nova Scotia
from $178
Airbnb
5.0
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Fireplace
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Herring Cove, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia
from $120
Airbnb
5.0
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Dog-Friendly Vacation Rentals

Pet-friendly
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Balmoral Mills, Colchester, Subd. B, Nova Scotia
from $100
Airbnb
5.0
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Clark's Harbour, Barrington, Nova Scotia
from $72
Airbnb
4.3
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Pet-friendly
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Shelburne, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia
from $77
Airbnb
4.9
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Vacation homes with fishing spots nearby

Fishing
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Prospect Bay, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia
from $150
Vrbo
4.6
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Fishing
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Antigonish, Antigonish, Subd. A, Nova Scotia
from $123
Vrbo
5.0
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Fishing
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Downtown Dartmouth, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
from $100
Vrbo
4.0
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Popular Rental Amenities in Nova Scotia

  • Parking (7,515)
  • Internet (7,312)
  • Kitchen (6,781)
  • TV (5,925)
  • Washer (4,909)
  • Microwave (4,412)
  • Yard (3,253)
  • Air conditioning (2,841)
  • Grill (2,628)
  • Dishwasher (2,316)
  • Pet allowed (2,294)
  • Fireplace (2,164)

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. $200 is the highest price average in the next twelve months. Vacation rental prices go down to $180 per night in February (2/13 - 2/20).

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 July (7/25 - 8/1), with only 41% of the rentals available. It will be easy to find a rental that suits you in a week of November (11/28 - 12/5), as 80% of the rentals are still available.

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Accommodations for your vacation in Nova Scotia

One-third of the listings (32.01%) in Nova Scotia are house rentals. They are the most prevalent accommodations in this destination. Interestingly, the average cost of house rentals is $271 a night, with an average area of 134 m². 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 1,503 being offered. Apartment rentals in Nova Scotia are 84 m² on average, with prices averaging $164 a night.

Take a coastal break in a Nova Scotia vacation rental

Nova Scotia is located on the east coast of Canada. Cottage rentals in Nova Scotia are typically cozy homes that are located near the coast or in one of the province's charming cities. 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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What are the best places to discover the arts and culture of Nova Scotia?

Learn about Nova Scotia's Maritime 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.

What are the best activities for families in Nova Scotia?

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.

Where are the unique attractions in Nova Scotia?

Nature and Adventure on the East Coast

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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