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.
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 Used by nomadic peoples, it was originally made of felt and furs.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 […]
Looking for a unique romantic getaway? A place where you can hide away in cocoon-like privacy? Welcome to glamping at its best – the first and only eco-dome on Cape Breton! It’s a 16-foot geodesic dome, popularized by Buckminster Fuller, placed among the trees with a view to the ocean. Inside the cozy dome you’ll […]
Cabot Shores is known as one of the first and only Yurt camping areas on Cape Breton Island.
A few years ago, the CBC sent a reporter to interview Dr. Paul on the Yurt adventures here. And, coincidentally,
two guests were celebrating their 10th anniversary, in the Yurt.
Most recently, Readers Digest Canada did an article on Your Guide to Summer Camping, with mention of Cabot Shores
by journalist Katherine Laidlaw as “secluded and swanky.” And there is a relatively new website which features worldwide accommodations in the category of “Glamping” or Glamorous Camping. The site is called Glamping Hub and has a premier […]
Cabot Shores In the National Post
Camping without the roughing-it edge
Article by Paul Brent in the National Post July 3, 2012
(Cabot Shores in Good Company in National Post Article)
Journalist Paul Brent of the National Post called about a month ago and said he is doing an article on luxury camping. He’d seen our website and asked for pictures of Chalets, the Yurt and Tipi. We had a good chat.
Today the article is online, called “Camping Without The Rough- It Edge”. Cabot Shores is in great company, with the Clayoquot Resort of Tofino, B.C, a […]