Price range, per nightmin R max R
Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, is world renowned for the breathtaking beauty of wind swept coastlines and inland trails, an amazing place where the Celtic spirit has joined forces with sea and sand creating an indescribable atmosphere. Cape Breton is a sparkling jewel invigorating the heart with its therapeutic reflections affecting the senses and offering peaceful solitude, a retreat from the hectic world.
Along the shores of the island the quaint communities and vibrant city attracts visitors from around the world. The island of living history offers a wide variety of major shopping malls and unique speciality shops where visitors can find that perfect item they looking for. Accommodation options range from historic hotels and motels, cozy inns, quaint bed and breakfasts, to private rental homes. Restaurants are as diverse as the region itself offering traditional Nova Scotia cuisine as well as dishes from Scottish origin.
All across Cape Breton Island the arts are a vibrant expression of the island’s rich heritage with music, visual arts and culture taking centre stage celebrating Cape Breton’s diverse ancestry. Historic buffs will be spell bounded by the multitude of museums to explore. Visit the Alexander Graham Bell Museum, and the Nova Scotia Highland Village Museum, a living history museum and cultural centre that celebrates the Gaelic experience in Nova Scotia. Other attractions to explore include the Two Rivers Wildlife Park and the Cape Breton Highlands National Park.
Cape Breton is saturated with scenic trails to explore offering ever changing and fascinating terrain. Pack a picnic basket and head to the beautiful Bras’d’Or Lakes and relish the breathtaking sunsets, or follow the scenic Cabot Trail dotted with glorious beaches and wildflower fields. The waters on the western side of the island are the perfect location for whale watching, sailing, kayaking and scuba diving. Play a round of golf at the beautiful courses with the panoramic ocean vistas as a backdrop. During winter months, cross-country ski through the picturesque Margaree Valley, or skate and ice fish. Cape Breton is picture perfect, waiting patiently as the colourful boats in the harbours, to instil the footprints of time and the magical feeling into the hearts of visitors for them to cherish for a lifetime to come.