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.
Cabot Shores is become on "Green Resort" on Cape Breton Island.
The desire to be busy is spread throughout the way we live in a western, capitalist world. To be busy means to be productive; to be productive means to be valuable. Not only do many of us live our work lives in this fashion, the pressure to be productive transcends into our leisure and time […]
Trees, plants, grass, animals, humans, limbs, nails, hair, relationships, personalities—these are all things that have the capacity to grow. We are always in the game of growing. Yet, there are limits to how much we grow within a finite world. This is part of the reason why climate change is such a catastrophic global issue […]
There is power to food—resilience and subsistence. We need it; we crave it; we bond over it. There is much more behind the meal that nourishes us—the hands and care that go into growing, feeding, harvesting, and preparing the food that is in front of us. We like to be involved in as much of […]
My name is Amanda, and I am the garden-to-table intern for September/ October here at Cabot Shores. My role here is to care for the plants and veggies in the gardens, and help cook and serve food in the bistro. The past few weeks have been a time of great harvest here. We have harvested […]
Whiff’s lodge is home to guestrooms, a full services Bistro, laundry services for guests of the whole Resort…in short, mucho hot water is consumed.
Developing a source of renewable energy for hot water became a priority.After thoroughly investigating our options, we decided to install a solar hot water system. A team of staff and interns studying renewable energy looked into it and helped with the requirements and design and location. Thierry Spiess, a graduates of the University of Montreal, was especially helpful in the process. Barbara and guests Linda Kenney from and Sindy Malitz from Germany helped build the rock stairway and […]
These days, with extended daylight and sunny weather, the solar hot air heaters – Cansolair – are going all out. They work very simply and directly in the following way: A couple of very small fans pull cold air out of the ground floor of the lodge and run it through 2 panels mounted on […]
No, Cabot Shores is not yet there–a “Green Resort” Becoming one is just another journey set out in our vision. The vision in brief : Foster a wilderness destination that provides “comfort” to its guests, staff and visitors, while being in eco harmony with this special place called “Cabot Shores” along Indian Brook, Church Pond, […]