HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

Make a vacation rental in Cape Breton Island, Canada your home away from home

Cape Breton Island vacation rentals are set on Nova Scotia’s northernmost island and offers fantastic and unspoiled natural scenery, both inland and on the coast, with a host of interesting places to visit and outdoor activities to enjoy. Cape Breton Island vacation rentals would appeal to anyone on the hunt for an unblemished ecotourism destination.

Things to do in Cape Breton Island, Canada

Many people choose to experience the wonderful scenery around Cape Breton Island vacation accommodation in the most comfortable and convenient way possible, by taking the Cabot Trail, a roadway taking in magnificent landscapes. This route is 185 miles long and passes through the island’s national park, as well as taking large portions of the spectacularly rugged coastline. On the way you’ll also pass through picturesque fishing villages like Dingwall and Ingonish. Many people consider the best way to take this route is by bike, and you’ll be able to take one-way shuttles if required.

Another excellent way to experience the sublime scenery around Cape Breton Island self-catering accommodation is on the water. Guided kayak tours are available at Sea Spray and Eagle North, and you’ll be able to choose between trips around the sheltered harbours on the island’s north coast or even head into the Atlantic where you’ll have the chance to spot whales.

When it comes to hiking there can’t be many more scenic settings than the Cape Breton National Park. Come here from a vacation rental on Cape Breton Island for a rich, forested landscape, home to eagles, moose and black bears. Some of the best views can be enjoyed along the Skyline Trail, which a clear, well-marked stone path.

Places to visit on holiday in Cape Breton Island, Canada

The towns on the island are well worth a visit during your holiday at rental accommodation on Cape Breton Island. Louisbourg is an old French colonial town boasting a reconstructed 18th Century fortress – the harbour here was once one of France’s most important assets on the continent. Meanwhile at Baddeck there’s a fantastic golf course, the Bay Bell Golf Club and it was at this town that inventor Alexander Graham Bell spent his summers.

Weather in Cape Breton Island, Canada

Around Cape Breton Island vacation accommodation you can expect relatively cool and damp conditions throughout the year, although the island gets some of the warmest weather in the country in summer, when temperatures can get up to the high 20s.

Cheap flights to Cape Breton Island, Canada

For visitors from the UK, the best way to get to vacation rentals on Cape Breton Island would be to fly Air Canada or Air Transat from London Gatwick (LGW) to Halifax (YHZ), and then catch a connecting flight via Air Canada Express to Sydney Airport (YQY) on the island.

Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(23 reviews)
avg/night
23
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
8
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(23 reviews)
avg/night
23
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(20 reviews)
avg/night
20
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(27 reviews)
avg/night
27
avg/night
4
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(17 reviews)
avg/night
17
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
11
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(37 reviews)
avg/night
37
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
14
Exceptional! 5/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
12
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(27 reviews)
avg/night
27
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
6
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
3
Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(15 reviews)
avg/night
15
Excellent! 4.7/5
(15 reviews)
avg/night
15
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
2
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
2
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(17 reviews)
avg/night
17
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
7
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
10
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
2
Excellent! 4.6/5
(15 reviews)
avg/night
15
Exceptional! 5/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
9
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
0
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
21
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
9
Exceptional! 5/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
10
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(34 reviews)
avg/night
34
avg/night
0
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
1
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(25 reviews)
avg/night
25
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
2
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
11
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(28 reviews)
avg/night
28
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
11
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
14
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
9
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(17 reviews)
avg/night
17
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
3
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
10
Excellent! 4.7/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
11
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
12
avg/night
1
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
1
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(30 reviews)
avg/night
30
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(20 reviews)
avg/night
20
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
5
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.3/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
6
avg/night
4