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.
Looking to organize a meeting or holiday for your company, family or friends? Please head over to our special occasions page to find out about accommodations, meal options and more!
Winter events 2016-2017
Romantic New Year’s Eve Dinner
December 31st, from 6:30pm
End this year with a feast at our GoBistro! Our chefs created a 4 course dinner for 2016’s last big night – with your choice of appetizer and entrée:
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Beet Salad with goat cheese, almonds, avocado & watermelon
Duck breast with cherries, sweet potato hash & roasted Brussel sprouts
Smoked Turkey with mashed potatoes, gravy, sage stuffing & vegetables
Seared Salmon with mustard spaetzle, red kraut & lemon sauce
Gnocchi with Butternut squash, Swiss chard, walnuts, lemon & ricotta
To make a reservation, email email@example.com, call us toll-free at 1-866-929-2584 or save by booking the New Year’s Eve Feast Package online for $42 (tax, optional gratuity and alcohol not included).
If you want to stay over, we have some yurts, lodge rooms or chalets available. Then think about joining us the next day for Levee & Polar Bear Swim (↓).
10th annual New Year’s Levee at Cabot Shores
January 1, 2017, 2-6pm
- Celebrate the New Year in good company and cheer
- Bring family & friends, children & grandchildren
- Bring your instruments & songs – there will be a jam
- Enjoy good food – we will provide a main dish (both meat and vegetarian) and invite you to bring side dishes, salads & desserts
- BYOB (usually Cabot Shores sells alcohol but this is a non-commercial event), tea provided
- Dare to participate in our 7th annual Polar Bear Swim- if interested, contact us for exact time
- Free of charge
RSVP by Dec. 28 with Barbara, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 1-902-929-2584
PS: For people wanting to stay over, there are still yurts, lodge rooms and chalets available.
And then there’s also Valentine’s Day: More information to come!
Fall Events at Cabot Shores 2016
October 8th: Fire-Cooked Feast & Concert
Our 5th Chefs’ Tasting focusing Outdoor Cooking, with a variety of flatbreads, meats and seafood as well as lots of vegetarian options. The Feast will be followed by Flo Sampson giving a concert and a jam. The price is 28$ for the Tasting, 10$ for the concert per adult, half prize for children (not including alcohol, tax, optional gratuity).
October 9th: Thanksgiving Feast and Walk
Guided walk along the Red Island Trail in the afternoon, followed by a big Thanksgiving dinner in the Main Lodge at Cabot Shores, with Slow Roasted Turkey as well as lots of vegetarian and/or gluten-free options. Costs are $35 per adult, $17.50 for children (not including alcohol, tax, optional gratuity)
October 15th: Keltic Colours Kitchen Party
At the 6th Chefs’ Tasting you can enjoy a variety of international flavours, from Chinese Shrimp Lo-Mein to Nova Scotian mussels in white wine cream sauce. A colourful evening with lots of fall flavours in meat, seafood and vegetarian dishes, served as buffet for 28$ per adult, $14 for kids (not including alcohol, tax, optional gratuity).
November 25th: Movember Fundraising Night
We are excited to support the Movember Foundation and help to raise awareness for health issues faced by men as we can easily agree with their goal: Stop men dying too young! So we put together the following: Come to Cabot Shores around 5 pm, eat some fresh and exciting hors d’oeuvres, listen to amazing local singer & songwriter Jordan Musycsyn and get on stage for a jam session yourself! Food will be donated by Sysco. We are asking for $20 per person with all proceeds going to the foundation. Drinks will be available for normal cost, and we’re gonna have a special cocktail menu that night. Please call us under 902 929 2584 to reserve your spot or email email@example.com. And of course, you can nook one of our yurts and domes, if you want to spend the night…
Cabot Shores Acoustic Festival Series (July, August AND September 2016)
Here at Cabot Shores we value acoustic music, delicious food, and great company and that’s why we try and combine all three as much as possible. During our Acoustic Music Festival Series you have the opportunity to explore musical talents and the skills of our chefs.
Our August Acoustic Festival Series is upon us and we’re excited to share the experiences of our senses with everyone; the vibrations of music, the sounds in our ears, the taste of delicious food, and the company of wonderful humans.
Join us on Saturday, August 13th for a concert by The Ayl Men, a two man band of John Aylward and Joe Menchefski playing a variety of music for all to enjoy. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance or at the door.
Come for the evening or stay at our resort; All are welcome.
Our festival spans from July 21st to July 23rd and offers music and food each night.
The Festival starts out on Thursday, July 21st at 6:30pm
We will be having a concert by Rod MacDonald here in our lodge. The Bistro will also be operating with their regular menu. Click here to purchase your tickets, $15 for the concert or $30 for an all you can eat cookout AND the concert.
Continuing on Friday, July 22nd
A Cape Breton Ceilidh at 7:30pm located 3km up the road from Cabot Shores. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door of the United Church. Our Bistro will be open beforehand for a pre-ceilidh supper.
Finishing off the Festival, Saturday, July 23rd at 6:30pm
Will involve a Chef’s Tasting event where our chefs have specially selected appetizers and entrees to be served in a buffet-style meal through sourcing as locally as possible including seafood, meat, and vegetarian dishes. Following the meal will be a concert featuring local musicians (TBA). Click here to purchase your tickets today, $35 for the Chef’s Tasting or $42 for the concert AND Chef’s Tasting.
Kiss Winter Goodbye: Feast & Music Jam
Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 6:00pm at Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort.
Featuring music by Andrew & Nikki Waite and special guest chef James Donato.
4 course wood-fired feast, concert and jam! Dinner & Concert $75 plus hst.
Call or email for information on accommodations and packages!
To reserve, PHONE: 902 929 2584 EMAIL: Info@cabotshores.com or click here to book online
More information available on Kiss Winter Goodbye by clicking this link.
9th Annual New Years Dinner, Levee and Polar Bear Swim
New Years Eve Dinner
December 31, 2016 – 4 course dinner; menu TBA
New Years Day Levee & Polar Bear Swim
January 1, 2016 from 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Celebrate the New Year in good company and cheer! Bring family & friends, kids & grandchildren; instruments & songs. Enjoy good food – we will provide a main dish (both meat and vegetarian) and invite you to bring side dishes such as salads & desserts. BYOB (usually Cabot Shores sells alcohol but this is a non-commercial event) – coffee & tea provided.
Dare to participate in our 5th annual Polar Bear Swim- we will update you on exact time.
RSVP by Dec. 28 with Barbara, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 902 929 2594
Nordic Walking & Hiking Retreat: October 23-25, 2015
Retreat led by Jody Collin from Maritime Strides Walking Club and hosted by Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort
Experience autumn in Cape Breton and take part in a weekend of guided Nordic walking an hiking. Learn more about this retreat on our blog.
You can click here to book online.
Scotch Trails: A Whiskey Tasting Event on the Cabot Trail: November 7, 2015
Shambhala Lineage Festival at Cabot Shores – September, 2011
Interested in meditation?
Want to learn more about creating enlightened society? Cabot Shores is holding the second annual Shambhala Lineage Festival. Click Here for more information on our Shambhala Festival!
BCANS Breast Cancer Survivor S.E.A.R.C.H. Retreat – October, 2012
Breast Cancer Action Nova Scotia is planning the first breast cancer retreat for women in Cape Breton at Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort!