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Find the perfect holiday rental for your Cole Harbour getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Cole Harbour with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Halifax Citadel and Public Gardens Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Cole Harbour

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Cole Harbour has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Links at Montague (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Emera Oval (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Clay Cafe Paint Your Own Pottery Studio (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Hope For Wildlife (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Aplaydia Indoor Playground (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cole Harbour

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Cole Harbour is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Public Gardens Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Rainbow Haven Beach Provincial Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • McCormacks Beach Provincial Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • MacCormacks Beach (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Lawlor Island Provincial Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • McNabs Island Provincial Park (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Cole Harbour

The nearest airport is in Halifax, NS (YHZ-Stanfield Intl.), located 17 mi (27.3 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Cole Harbour?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 147 holiday lettings around Cole Harbour. From 58 houses to 71 flats & apartments, 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 Cole Harbour?

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 Cole Harbour:

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

  • Fort Needham Memorial Park: 206 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 Cole Harbour 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 Cole Harbour?

Yes, of course. offers 58 Houses in Cole Harbour. Our other popular types of Cole Harbour holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 71 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 60 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cole Harbour?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Cole Harbour. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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