March Break: Winter Fun!

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On Cape Breton Island we choose to embrace the Winter months as an opportunity to explore the outdoors in new and interesting ways. As we come closer to Spring (believe it or not!) we invite you to spend March Break with us playing in the snow, relaxing by the hearth and spending quality time with your […]

Weekly Winter Hikes/Snowshoeing near the Cabot Trail

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Every Saturday are weekly hikes, led by members of the St Ann’s community,  just off the Cabot Trail. They are open to local folks, guests and other visitors. Often the number of people just barely outnumber the dogs along for the adventure (our dog, Cosmo, is delighted by the ratio.) Sometimes we hike, other times […]

Top 3 Cape Breton Waterfalls

Indian Brook Great Falls

 

Okay, I have a bias towards waterfalls, spectacular trail-side views of water, and old growth forests. Duration: 25 minutes to 5 hours. So here they are: #1 Indian Brook Falls; # 2 North River Falls, #3 Black Brook/Falls.
1. Indian Brook Falls Hike (challenging)
 
 
The Cabot Trail goes along the coast on the east (Atlantic) side of Cape Breton Island.
Take the Cabot Trail to the village of Indian Brook. A landmark the bridge over Indian Brook. The Trail starts on the northwest side of the Brook.
During the heat of summer, you can do the hike in and alongside the Brook. In early […]

Family Retreat – Action and Peace & Quiet!

Mums and Dads and kids spent the weekend exploring the many delights that Cabot Shores has to offer with an action… and stillness… packed schedule. After yummy self serve breakfasts, which catered admirably for everyone’s different preferences for getting up – early or a bit later, the morning offered the grown-ups the peaceful opportunity for […]

Adventure Together Package

Whether you’re a family, a bunch of friends, or a group, treasure time together and experience an adventure a day. This package is ideal for 4 or more people. Available from May 15, 2015 to October 15, 2015. Package includes: 7 days, 6 nights in a private chalet or farmhouse (suitable for larger groups) One restaurant […]

Cabot Shores Snow Much Fun Packages

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Cedar or Mongolian Yurt Special for 2 – $430 plus tax ($230 for one night) Try one of our yurts this winter for a unique, winter experience! Curl up by the fire, watch the stars in a spectacular dome skylight and explore our trails on snowshoes! 2 nights, 3 days accommodations Breakfasts & three course dinners for […]

Breton Cove Traditional Farmhouse

Between Breton and Wreck Cove they say there’s buried treasure. Use your Breton Cove Hideaway as a jumping off point for your own great treasure hunt and vacation.
Enjoy 4 bedrooms sleeping 8-10.  The Farmhouse includes a spacious living room with extended Douglas fir beams, a full kitchen (electric stove with glass surface, microwave, refrigerator…) and dining room, two full baths, one with washer/dryer.  There is also deck  off the master bedroom.
Enjoy a day pass at sister property Cabot Shores or an evening of entertainment great food at the Cabot Shores’ Bistro.
The Farmhouse is family and pet-friendly.