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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.

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    House #4143938
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    Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
      Exceptional! 5/5
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      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
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      • Sleeps 4
      House #3828892
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        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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        • 4 BR
        • 2 BA
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        Chateau / Country House #3792450
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          Excellent! 4.5/5
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          • 3 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Cottage #670324vb
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            Very Good! 4/5
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            • 3 BR
            • 1 BA
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            • Sleeps 8
            Cottage #752777vb
            4
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              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 5
              House #266058vb
              32
              Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
                Exceptional! 5/5
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                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Cottage #825732vb
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                Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 1 BA
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                  • Sleeps 7
                  Cottage #4104908
                  5
                  Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                    Excellent! 4.7/5
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 8
                    House #387030
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                      Excellent! 4.6/5
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                      • 3 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      House #183078vb
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                        Excellent! 4.3/5
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                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
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                        Cottage #3995223
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                          • 3 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 6
                          Cottage #4157017
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                          Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            House #4258811
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                            Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                              Excellent! 4.3/5
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                              • 3 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 10
                              House #853108vb
                              4
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                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                House #3707844
                                12
                                Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                  (15 reviews)
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Cottage #275865
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                                  Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                    • 4 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 8
                                    House #745670vb
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                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 8
                                      Cottage #290860
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                                      Viewed 89 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Cottage #559123vb
                                        7
                                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 2
                                          Cabin #3691565
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                                          Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 7
                                            Cottage #107032
                                            11
                                            Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                              (12 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 5
                                              House #710781vb
                                              12
                                              Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                (7 reviews)
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                                                • 4 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 9
                                                House #3527604
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                                                Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                  Cottage #991783
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                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                    Bungalow #766993vb
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                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                      Cabin #3506114
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                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                        House #4025899
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          Cottage #154113
                                                          11
                                                          Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                            (12 reviews)
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            Apartment #790815vb
                                                            12
                                                            Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                              House #760569vb
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                                                              Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 8 BR
                                                                • 8 BA
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                                                                Cabin #818872vb
                                                                Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                  • Studio
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  House #3527948
                                                                  5
                                                                  Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                    (29 reviews)
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                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Cabin #112665vb
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                                                                    Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                      Cottage #104971
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                                                                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (18 reviews)
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                        Cottage #354423vb
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                                                                        Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (13 reviews)
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                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 7
                                                                          House #671493vb
                                                                          13
                                                                          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                                            House #4086586
                                                                            3
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                                              House #4218709
                                                                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                (9 reviews)
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                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                                Farmhouse #3617022
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                                                                                Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                                                  House #2595553
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                                                                                    Cottage #812092vb
                                                                                    3
                                                                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                      (4 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      House #710385vb
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                                                                                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 3 BA
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                                                                                        House #819520vb
                                                                                        3
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                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                                          Cottage #127438
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                                                                                          Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                                                            House #690259vb
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                                                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                                                              House #4458661
                                                                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                (16 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                House #621359vb
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                                                                                                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                                                  House #4091742
                                                                                                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                    Cottage #3983345
                                                                                                    Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                                      (5 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Cottage #177981
                                                                                                      5
                                                                                                      Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
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