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Pet Friendly ‘Cause Pets Are Family Too

January 20, 2013

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The Magical Yurts

January 3, 2013

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  Used by nomadic peoples, it was originally made of felt and furs.  The Cabot Shores yurt is a westernized version which has many comforts.

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 through the orchard. Guests of the Yurt have access to all [...]

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Kayaking and Canoeing by the Cabot Trail

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Cabot Shores is all about access to waterfalls along Indian Brook
leading to Church Pond with access to the Atlantic.

Layla Paddling into the Cabot Strait

Just in front of the chalets is a lagoon where you
can launch your canoe into Church Pond with friends…

Into the Lagoon with Your Canoes & Friends

All along these bodies of water our guests Kayak and Canoe and now Yolo Board.  All available at Cabot
Shores and some tours arranged through our adventure partners like Angelo Spinozzola (for sea kayaks)
and Mi’kmaq guide John Henry Lafford for expeditions all over and along Cape Breton Island.
Exploring with Cosmo on Church Pond

Canoeing [...]

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Moose Swimming Across Church Pond

December 12, 2011
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Yolo-ing at Cabot Shores

December 2, 2011
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“You Only Live Once” or (Yolo) is a  stand up surf board.  Dr. Keith from New Hampshire has all of
us on it.
Guests from Holland (by way of Ontario),  Alex from Vermont,  young Gillian from Toronto, Quinn from New Hampshire are boarders…and even Dr. Paul & Cosmo…are touring the waters around Cabot Shores:  Church Pond, Indian Brook and occasionally  the Atlantic.
 
Yolo Boarding

"Yak" Yolo Board

Getting Ready to Yolo

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Whiffs Lodge

January 13, 2011

Amazing  Views
(Outside & Inside Whiff’s Lodge)

Whiff's Lodge

Breakfast View

Book & Stay With Us Today!
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 [...]

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Cape Breton Lobster, Lobster, Lobster

July 20, 2010
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Many of us enjoy a good lobster dinner and go to Maine and Nova Scotia for the authentic experience. Here at Cabot Shores, we get our lobsters from Merrill MacInnis. For more on lobster and lobster fishing, click to see our video on Lobster Fishing Off Cape Breton Island
We asked Merrill: What’s the difference between “Canners” and “Market Lobster?” His answer can help us understand the history of lobster fishing on Cape Breton Island, in addition to, which lobster to order.
The MacInnis family has been fishing lobster for over 80 years off the eastern (Atlantic coast) of Cape Breton, [...]

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