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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 …

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Cape Breton In May: You never know who shows up…Europeans, lobsters & eagles…

May is an interesting month here; one of the few times in the year, when guests just seem to arrive without prior reservations.  Many are Europeans who, disliking crowds, prefer to travel in the off-season. At this time, the majority of these travel by van, camper or mega-camper.  This is a phenomenon we’ve observed in other years and we thought we’d acknowledge these brave travelers who venture out not knowing where they will sleep each night or wether they can even find a place that’s open at this time of year.
When they find us, they set up in a spot with […]

Kayaking and Canoeing by the Cabot Trail

 
Cabot Shores is all about access to waterfalls along Indian Brook
leading to Church Pond with access to the Atlantic.

Layla Paddling into the Cabot Strait

Just in front of the chalets is a lagoon where you
can launch your canoe into Church Pond with friends…

Into the Lagoon with Your Canoes & Friends

All along these bodies of water our guests Kayak and Canoe and now Yolo Board.  All available at Cabot
Shores and some tours arranged through our adventure partners like Angelo Spinozzola (for sea kayaks)
and Mi’kmaq guide John Henry Lafford for expeditions all over and along Cape Breton Island.
Exploring with Cosmo on Church Pond

Canoeing […]

Solar Hot Water at Cabot Shores

 

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 […]

Polar Bear Swims at Cabot Shores

After being repeatedly pummeled by high winds, heavy downpours, storms and flooding, Cape Breton Island is finally seeing some sunshine.  Inspired by the sun and relatively mild weather, two women and a dog courageously set out to do a polar bear swim at Cabot Shores on New Year’s day. Finding the right spot – easy …

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August 2010 Newsletter

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Happy Summer to you!
“You Only Live Once” or (Yolo) is a stand up surf board. Dr. Keith from New Hampshire has all of us on it.
Guests from Holland (by way of Ontario), Alex from Vermont, young Gillian from Toronto, Quinn from New Hampshire are boarders…and even Dr. Paul & Cosmo…are touring the waters around Cabot Shores: Church Pond, Indian Brook and occasionally the Atlantic.and of course Cosmo kayaks as well…
Many guests do YOLO boarding & other adventures new for them at Cabot Shores…some very […]