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Nova Scotia family cottages and vacation resorts.. for great fishing and family cottage vacations. Nova Scotia family resorts and cottage rentals offer a great selection and variety of vacation options for your family to enjoy.
Full service luxury resorts, inns, family resorts, rental cottages, fishing lodges, and nature resorts are available in price ranges to suit every budget.
Whether you prefer a housekeeping cottage on the beach for family fun or a full service American Plan cottage resort we have listings region wide.
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From family cottages to luxury resorts you can enjoy Nova Scotia like never before..

Learn more about Nova Scotia rental cottages and resorts by clicking on the individual resort "name links" below for details and rates info.

The location of each resort is shown for your convenience.

Annapolis Valley - Nova Scotia


Mariner Cruises
Whale watching and sea bird tours of the Bay of Fundy from Westport, Brier Island, the 'Whale Watching Capital of Nova Scotia'.  Group or corporate discounts available; tours offered from early June to late October every year. Join Penny and Roy Graham for an adventure of a lifetime aboard 'The Chad and Sisters Two'.  All cruises are narrated by local naturalists, who are well-versed in the dozens of mammals and bird species that visit this important ecological region.

Enquiry about our new 'Big Savings for Two' travel adventure package. The package for two adults includes all taxes, one night's accommodation at the Bay of Fundy Inn (on Brier Island), continental breakfast and a whale watching tour (for two) from Marnier Cruises.


Queens County - Nova Scotia


Ponhook Cottage

A short walk to Ponhook Lake, a 30 minute drive to Kejimkujik National Park, Ponhook Cottage is the perfect getaway. Hunters, anglers and nature enthusiasts will enjoy the solitude of the rural location and rustic charm of this cozy vacation rental. Open all year around, Ponhook Cottage can just as easily accommodate a family on vacation or a group of deer hunters, as several university students on a research project. It is not four star accommodation and was never meant to be. It is a quiet, clean, comfortable place to enjoy the great outdoors and all it offers.

Call owner Les Armstrong today. He would be more than happy to answer any number of questions you might have about Ponhook Cottage, the nearby lake and the importance of the region to hunters, anglers, birders, paddlers and a host of other outdoor enthusiasts.

Annapolis Valley - Nova Scotia


Martin's Sissiboo Hideaways
Choose our historic century farmhouse and cottage destination for your next family vacation or reunion, wedding or weekend getaway. Very private and only feet from the shores of St. Mary's Bay, each of our vacation homes provides the perfect setting for a relaxing, oceanfront holiday.

Bayside Farm & Cottages is only minutes from the Digby Ferry, the village of Weymouth and the towns of Digby and Annapolis Royal. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy fishing or kayaking in the bay, whale watching at nearby Long and Brier Islands or walking the miles of rugged coastline.


Annapolis Valley - Nova Scotia


Martin's Sissiboo Hideaways
Our beautifully crafted, waterfront cabin is the perfect getaway. High on the bank of the Sissiboo River, Martin's Sissiboo Hideaway offers everything you expect from a luxury vacation rental. Enjoy the open pit barbecue with family and friends, the serenity of an early morning paddle on the river or the complete relaxation found in a good book in front the beach-stone fireplace - it's all here for the taking! 

Open 12 months of the year our post and beam cottage is just a short drive from the Digby Ferry and about a two and half hour drive from Halifax. Martin's Sissiboo Hideaway, is surrounded by pristine woods, walking trails and lush hardwood growths. It is a great vacation destination and a convenient home base for the active outdoor enthusiast. Reservations are recommended. Book now for best availability.


Annapolis Valley - Nova Scotia


Martin's Sissiboo Hideaways
Choose a vacation rental from one of three locations in the province. It's a convenient way to plan your Nova Scotia vacation. Private home rentals on the Bay of Fundy and the Atlantic coast, including Admiralty House, on the waterfront in the historic town of Lunenburg. For additional information on each rental, including booking procedures and reservation form, and a list of things to see and do during your visit, click on the link above.


Tatamagouche - North Shore


Balmoral Farm Vacation
Offering the perfect Nova Scotia vacation Balmoral Farm is 250 acres of peaceful, pastoral Nova Scotia countryside exclusively yours to enjoy for a private vacation, intimate honeymoon, anniversary or ecotourism adventure. One of the nicest farm homes in Nova Scotia it's fully equipped and the ideal central location for short day trips exploring Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. But you won't want to leave the farm!

The beautiful house with its green lawns, mature trees and flower beds with a babbling brook is located off the Sunrise Trail at Brule. Nearby, Rushton's Beach Provincial Park offers sandy beaches and the warmest sea water in Eastern Canada. Start your adventure on site or nearby and enjoy hiking, cycling, nature and wildlife viewing, bird watching, sea kayaking, sailing, seal watching and more as you tour the area. Return at the end of the day for relaxing evening barbeque, camp fire and beautiful sunset.


Minas Basin - Nova Scotia


Escape to your own cozy log chalet, nestled in a tranquil hardwood stand on a private lake. For total seclusion just five minutes from the Trans Canada highway and eight minutes from downtown Truro, Nova Scotia. A year round family retreat offering one and two bedroom log chalets furnished with country decor, a fully equipped kitchen, full bath, and a wood stove.


In the summer, bring your bucket for berry picking and your fishing pole to catch supper in the stocked pond, complete with covered bridge. Visit the Demonstration Forest on site to learn about trees and vegetation. Descriptive signs and literature make the demonstration forest an enjoyable, educational experience.
Drive 3 minutes to the Bay of Fundy to see the famed Tidal Bore or go river rafting. Eight minutes away is Truro with malls, museums, Victoria Park and the International Tulip Festival in May.


Minas Basin - Nova Scotia


Tidal Bore
Join us for a unique rafting adventure on the Shubenacadie River in Central Nova Scotia. We offer the thrill of a lifetime, for your next family reunion, school outing, business meeting, retreat or corporate event. And new for 2008, three Russian red pine, log chalets especially designed and constructed to make your group travel planning as simple as possible. One chalet is a five bedroom unit that offers the privacy and convenience your group should expect from a premier outdoor adventure facility.

Combine these cozy chalets with the hillside cottages and new restaurant overlooking the river; the expanded meeting facilities and new Russian sauna; and the miles of hiking trails at the rafting park, and you have a guaranteed recipe for success!

Call, e-mail or visit our website today for tide times and more information about the meeting and small group planning facilities at Tidal Bore Rafting Park & Cottages.


Eastern Shore - Nova Scotia


Welcome to historic DesBarres Manor Inn, your Nova Scotia luxury inn by the sea. Come learn about our Inn’s rich history, savour our fine dining, relax in luxurious guest accommodations. Our rich history and the uncompromising natural surroundings provide you with an extensive range of touring opportunities including historical tours, golf, sea kayaking, salmon and trout fishing, hiking, cycling, beachcombing and birding.

DesBarres Manor Inn offers you luxurious accommodations with 10 spacious and unique guest rooms. Wedding, engagement party, anniversary or special event - the perfect meal you have envisioned, the ideal decorations and an atmosphere that reflects the feeling of your celebration. A successful corporate retreat - DesBarres Manor Inn has unique function areas and ideas to make your organization’s meeting succeed.


South Shore - Nova Scotia


It's a pleasant drive down the Clyde River Road. The river continues to attract fishermen, hunters and canoeing enthusiasts from many parts of North America and beyond.
There are seven cottages nestled among the hardwood trees (four two-bedroom and three single-bedroom), each on their own lot for added privacy.. Each 'housekeeping' unit has everything you need for a family vacation.

Guests have free access to our fleet of canoes, pedal boats and bicycles. There are horseshoes to pitch, trout ponds to investigate, a hiking trail, playground , and a heated, inground swimming pool.
And there are many other things to do as well. There are the historic towns of Barrington and Shelburne to visit, fishing villages to photograph, craft shops and beaches to explore, museums to browse, canoeing and kayaking adventures to plan and plenty of time to just sit back... and relax.


Cape Breton - Nova Scotia


Margaree Lodge in Cape Breton offers you everything you need for an interesting vacation :Anglers fondest dreams become reality in the sparkling pools of the Margaree for Atlantic Salmon, Speckled Trout and Rainbow Trout. Our Lodge consists of a total of 30 double-rooms and 2 large suites which can be found in four different ground level units. - Dining Plan and Restaurant

What we offer Fitness centre, mountain bike-, canoe- and boat rental, outdoor pool, hiking trails. Sea-kayaking trips are available on the Bras d'or Lake or on the ocean with a guide.


South Shore - Nova Scotia


For those who love the peace and tranquility of a cottage retreat, come and enjoy all the comforts of home and more. Spend your days touring the beautiful Lighthouse Route, Evangeline Trail, or even Halifax, and return for an evening swim in your very own private, indoor, heated pool. This cottage is fully equipped with a fireplace and tastefully decorated for your comfort. Satellite TV and computer with internet is also provided.

Quiet setting in Upper Clyde, 1 ¼ hr. from Yarmouth & 20 minutes from Shelburne @ exit 26 take the Ohio Road. Nestled in tall Pine & hardwood trees, & minutes from beaches, fishing, birding, hiking, canoeing & golf. Take a hike on great trails & catch a glimpse of white tail deer.


Eastern Shore - Nova Scotia


Osprey Shores Resort on Nova Scotia’s scenic Marine Drive blends exceptional recreational activities with an enjoyable golf course and the amenities of an historic seaside village. Osprey Shores beautiful vistas make it a special place for a golf tournament, wedding, corporate retreat or family reunion, or romantic getaway. Osprey Shores Family Inn provides 10 affordable newly renovated guest rooms on the resort grounds with a complimentary continental breakfast.

Osprey Shores provides exceptional recreational activities for families looking to get away from it all in a natural, pristine setting. Reel in some fishing at on one of our renowned salmon and trout fishing rivers and lakes, swim in our outdoor pool, hike the most eastern point of mainland Canada or the first leg of the Trans Canada Trail, visit the historic landing site of the first European to visit North America, catch some waves at our beaches, bicycle our trails and roadways, moor your boat in sheltered Mussel Cove, or watch for birds in our beautiful nature areas.


South Shore - Nova Scotia


Sandy Lane Vacation Rentals offers distinctive holiday homes and vacation rentals along Nova Scotia’s famous Lighthouse Route
known for its spectacular beaches, delicious seafood, friendly folk and lively festivals. Whether it's a beach house with an ocean view, a cozy cottage on a lake or a cabin in the woods, we can help you find the perfect cottage rental to fit your vacation needs.

From bird watching to beach combing; hiking to biking; sailing to kayaking; there are always things to do, festivals to attend, events to see. Spend an afternoon soaking up the sun on one of our many deserted white sandy beaches. Take in a round of golf. Learn to kayak in our sheltered bays and coastal inlets. Watch as bald eagles glide gracefully overhead. Discover the rich heritage of our maritime history - twelve Lighthouses dot the shoreline.


North Shore - Nova Scotia


Stonehame Lodge & Chalets sits atop Fitzpatrick Mountain in Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada offering spectacular vistas over the rolling farmland and forests and outward over the waters of the Northumberland Strait and beyond. Our four star retreat offers nine beautifully appointed log chalets and five private guest rooms in our lodge, with country decor and furnishings and many of the amenities of home. Dining is available.

Activities include Swimming, Jogging, Golf, Hiking, Snowshoeing and X country skiing. Fitzpatrick Mountain is a wonderful place for bird watching and exploring nature. You may well experience chance meetings with our native white-tailed deer, squirrels, chipmunks, bald eagles or rabbits. We have binoculars available at the front desk to rent as well as literature on local flora and fauna.


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