Where to stay around Lunenburg?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 217 holiday lettings near Lunenburg. From 101 houses to 85 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lunenburg is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lunenburg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Lunenburg. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lunenburg County Winery: 85 holiday lettings
  • Knaut Rhuland House Museum: 167 holiday lettings
  • Cookville Provincial Park: 144 holiday lettings
  • Heckman-Morash House: 167 holiday lettings
  • Hirtle's Beach: 119 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lunenburg listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Lunenburg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 101 houses in Lunenburg. Our other popular types of Lunenburg holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 85 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 4 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lunenburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in Lunenburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental home or beach house in Lunenburg, Canada your home away from home

    Lunenburg is a port town in Nova Scotia, Canada, and combines with Bridgewater and Mahone Bay to make Lunenburg County, situated on the south shore of the province. The town was founded in 1753 in honour of King George II, and has steadily grown from a seaport and ship building centre to become a hub of high-tech businesses. Lunenburg regards tourism as its main industry, receiving thousands of visitors every year, and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Things to do in Lunenburg, Canada

    The port town of Lunenburg was the birthplace of the famous schooner’s Bluenose and Bluenose II, and this draws many visitors every year. A popular tourist stop-off is the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, which displays large amounts of Bluenose memorabilia, as well as many other fishing-related exhibits, a good quality aquarium, the Old Fish Factory Restaurant and a picture theatre, making the museum an enjoyable and action-packed day out for family members of all ages.

    Lunenburg has been a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1995, meaning protection for the unique architecture and design of a town which is said to be the finest example of a planned British colonial settlement in the whole of North America. The town also has a strong German heritage, making Lunenburg a popular destination for visitors from this particular part of Europe. Many key events in the town’s calendar focus around the harbour area, such as the Waterfront Seafood Festival and the Tall Ships Festival.

    Some of the most popular holiday rental accommodation in Lunenburg is located on the oceanfront, which is a great place to relax, take in the fantastic scenery and enjoy the beaches. The ‘Lighthouse Route’ is a highly recommended scenic drive which tales in a number of the areas beaches and its most picturesque spots – remember to take your camera!

    Places to visit on holiday in Lunenburg, Canada

    Bridgewater and Mahone Bay make up the remainder of Lunenburg County. Bridgwater (16km away) is the largest town in the south shore region, and although less touristy than Lunenburg still has more than enough attractions to fill a day trip. Mahone Bay (11km) is an attractive town that has some good quality shops and restaurants, and a strong history of boat building.

    Weather in Lunenburg, Canada

    The summer months of June, July and August are the warmest times in which to visit Lunenburg, with average temperatures around 25C. Spring and autumn still average around the 20C mark, and although sea breezes and coastal fog can have a large effect on the temperature, a visit during these seasons has the added bonus of avoiding the large crowds of summer.

    Flights to Lunenburg, Canada

    Halifax Stanfield International Airport serves Lunenburg County, and is situated 85km away from Lunenburg. Thomas Cook Airlines offer a direct service from London Gatwick, though this is seasonal so other flight options should be considered if visiting outside of peak tourist season.

    Activities and attractions in Lunenburg

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Lunenburg a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Bluenose Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
    • Osprey Ridge Golf Course (7.4 mi / 12 km)
    • Fancy Lake Provincial Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
    • Petite Riviere Vineyards (11 mi / 17.8 km)
    • Chester Golf Club (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
    • Lunenburg County Winery (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Lunenburg

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lunenburg is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Mahone Bay Swimming Pool (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
    • Indian Path Commons (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
    • Ovens Natural Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
    • Woodland Gardens (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
    • Hirtle's Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
    • Fancy Lake Provincial Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)