Open year round. Choose between a beautiful chalet, a magical yurt, a treetop or tranquility dome, cozy lodge room, or a campsite. Cabot Shores is the perfect base camp to explore Cape Breton and the Cabot Trial. But first, explore our great packages.
Why a wellness package at Cabot Shores? You can be spoiled at Cabot Shores by the calmness of the pond at your feet and the forest around you, the freshness of the air, the clearness of the sky. We know it’s important to do some things just for yourself, to take care of your […]
Saunas aid in Detoxification & Cleansing
A sauna is a small room or house with dry or wet heat. Traditional saunas issue wet heat. The Sunlighten Infrared Sauna is dry heat) Its goal is to imitate the kind of heat you get radiating from the sun.*
Wet or dry sauna, the heat increases your body temperature and allows you to sweat out toxins through your skin. The heat of saunas help to cleanse us.
Traditional wet saunas allow your sweat content level of toxins to be about 3% while infrared saunas allow for up to 20% of your sweat to be toxins. […]
With our upcoming Nordic Walking and Hiking Retreat at the end of the month, we have had a lot of questions about what exactly it is and how it benefits the body. Nordic Walking is a specific fitness technique that was designed as a cross training activity for cross country skiers. It engages the upper […]
What is a retreat and why would one participate in one?
The word retreat suggests a temporary pulling back for the demands of one’s life. It’s traditional purpose is to create space and time away to focus on something specific – perhaps learn something new, such as a musical instrument or deepen our understanding or skill of something such as painting, or yoga, or meditation, or connecting with othera around a particular issue. Such a retreat creates a kind of container that keeps out demands and distractions, allowing you to relax into a different sense of time, focus as much as […]
More than a month later, we, the staff at Cabot Shores, are still basking in the glow of the good energy generated by the courageous and lively participants of Retreat Yourself, the annual retreat of Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC). Being young (18-35) and living with a cancer diagnosis isn’t easy – mostly it’s a lonely experience. Connecting with other young survivors is essential and that’s what this retreat was about.
During the retreat, participants had the opportunity to share their personal cancer story; discuss how cancer affects their emotional wellbeing and their relationships; participate in group acupuncture and art therapy […]
Imagine finding out you have a “foreign” object in your foot.
So how did it get there?
Immediately, I remembered being about 5 years old, in my mother’s sewing studio (she designed and made one of a kind clothing), walking around in my socks and catching a sewing needle between the second and third toe of my right foot. Afraid she’d be mad at me if I told her, I remember withdrawing to a corner and working to get the needle out myself. I was never sure I got it all, but I don’t remember any symptoms pain thereafter. Until this past […]
Join us for a Vegetarian Cooking Retreat, facilitated by Barbara, Cabot Shores’ master gardener and vegetarian/vegan chef.
This is a unique opportunity to explore vegetarian cooking indepth, expand your repertoire, increase the amount of vegetables in your diet, learn to cook with seasonal vegetables, and most importantly, trust yourself in creating new flavour combinations, depending on what staples and vegetables you already have in your fridge and pantry.
The dishes you will learn to create are all vegetarian; however, you need not be a vegetarian to enjoy them! serve them as a side dish with fish or meat – they are sure […]