Destination guide

Choose a holiday rental for your Porters Lake getaway

The parks and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Porters Lake. This city has something for everyone. Halifax Citadel and Public Gardens Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Porters Lake

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Porters Lake has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hope For Wildlife (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Harbour Ridge Golf Club (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Admiral Lake Trail (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Links at Montague (9.7 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Airlane Golf Club (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk (14.3 mi / 23 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Porters Lake

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Porters Lake is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Public Gardens Park (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Porters Lake Provincial Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Lawrencetown Beach (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Rainbow Haven Beach Provincial Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Martinique Beach Provincial Park (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Admiral Lake Trail (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Porters Lake

The nearest airport is in Halifax, NS (YHZ-Stanfield Intl.), located 14.4 mi (23.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Porters Lake?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 21 holiday lettings around Porters Lake. From 10 houses to 5 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Porters Lake?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Porters Lake:

  • South End, Halifax: 71 holiday homes
  • Harbourview: 20 holiday homes
  • North End: 56 holiday homes
  • Downtown Halifax: 61 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 19 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Porters Lake? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Porters Lake. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Fort Needham Memorial Park: 205 holiday lettings
  • Cornwallis Street Baptist Church: 202 holiday lettings
  • Porters Lake Provincial Park: 163 holiday lettings
  • Nova Scotia Archives: 210 holiday lettings
  • Lawrencetown Beach: 166 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Porters Lake listed on 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 Porters Lake?

Yes, of course. offers 10 Houses in Porters Lake. Our other popular types of Porters Lake holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 5 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Porters Lake?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 19 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Porters Lake. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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