Open year round. Choose between a beautiful chalet, a magical yurt, a tranquility dome, cozy lodge room, tipi, or a campsite. Cabot Shores is the perfect base camp to explore Cape Breton and the Cabot Trial. But first, explore our great packages.
(Outside & Inside Whiff’s Lodge)
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Whiff’s Lodge is a stunning Cape Breton Island barn-style construction with an open basement and 2 floors. built in 2004. Each level offers you an amazing view of the Atlantic Ocean/St Ann’s Bay and the Bird Islands.
The lodge is named in honor of Irving Weinberg, an anesthesiologist, mentor, and community leader, whose nickname was Whiff.
Let Whiff’s lodge become your gathering place for family, friends and team members. It’s a natural destination that will take your breath away. It’s also a spot with the sounds of local and world […]
Between Breton and Wreck Cove they say there’s buried treasure. Use your Breton Cove Hideaway as a jumping off point for your own great treasure hunt.
Sample wild blueberries in fields with eagles flying overhead. Take a path to the beach smelling fresh mint in the woods. Hike down to the beach and you’ll find myriad shells and rocks of many colors. About a km further south there’s sandy beaches and caves and a fresh pond on one side. Watch for trout at dusk. Ask for clues for treasure holes!!
Return to the Hideaway and relax in a spacious living room with […]
Enjoy Cabot Trail Amenities At Guest Cottage Rates
(Live All 4 Seasons at an Indian Brook Resort)
How To Avoid High Lodging Costs on the Cabot Trail Off Season & On
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Sometimes you’re on a budget or are booking late…Or you’d rather spend money on food, drink and adventures, even a massage.
That’s why you will enjoy the original “Guest Cottage” on Cabot Shores’ Wilderness Resort. The cottage is nicknamed
The Adventurers’ Guest House, since over the years the guests have included artists, families, adventurers such as fishermen, hunters, naturalists, birders, photographers and more.
You are on a 55 acre wilderness […]
Is Your Dog Part of the Family?
Would it just be easier to bring your pet along?
Cosmo Welcomes Your Pet
Cosmo here, official guide and greeter at Cabot Shores. I welcome you and your companions, as long as they’re friendly (and don’t take my food!)
Call toll free 866 929 2584, say “pet friendly Cosmo and your pet stays free (instead of $15-$25 a night).
We’ve got many special places a pet can stay at Cabot Shores, with our own separate entrances:
Bunk With Your Dog Whiff’s Lodge:
Room 5 has separate entrance outside and entrance to room from hallway
Room 6a has separate entrance outside and entrance […]
“Where Else Can You Camp Comfortably at the Edge of Wilderness?” Have old-fashioned grass and ground underneath you and still be near the Cabot Trail. At the edge of the Indian Brook Wilderness, along the Indian Brook River, just below the Indian Brook waterfalls, you’ll have access to tent sites, fire pits, picnic tables, Church […]
Become A Yurt Lover
What’s a Yurt?
The Yurt or Ger is a kind of Mongolian-styled structure, comparable to a First Nations Tipi. Used by nomadic peoples, it was originally made of felt and furs. Now, after being westernized by folks from Oregon and British Columbia, it is transformed to be:
Complete with windows looking out on the lake, Atlantic Ocean & Bird Islands
16.5 feet in diameter
Equipped with a skylight
An interior that has beds and conveniences (minus electricity and plumbing, but you’re near the Lodge)
You can get to the Yurt either by foot or by car, across the bridge from the lodge or […]
Go To The Video Showing The Tipi Setup
Showing The Tipi Going Up
To Look Like…?
Well, a Tipi…
“Something So Magical About Circular Dwellings – Especially the Tipi”
So said a family with a 9 year old from Halifax, even though there was a rainstorm they slept through during a chilly October night. But, I digress into a story, here are the facts:
A Gathering Place
The tipi is perfect in any arrangement, whether you’re a couple, a family or group. The tipi comfortably sleeps up to 12 adults, with enough room for you and your backpacks.
What: A Plains Tipi
Sitting around a wooden platform […]