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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.

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Apartment #4383628
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
(29 reviews)
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House #3320214
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Apartment #399360vb
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Exceptional! 5/5
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Apartment #561036vb
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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House #810850vb
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Exceptional! 5/5
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House #706707vb
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House #962801vb
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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House #843664vb
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Exceptional! 5/5
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House #856167vb
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Exceptional! 5/5
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House #764096vb
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Exceptional! 5/5
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Cottage #144999
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Exceptional! 5/5
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Cottage #483934vb
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Excellent! 4.5/5
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House #3760239
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Cottage #3948600
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Excellent! 4.7/5
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House #4173910
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House #644611vb
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Cottage #778993vb
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House #4263323
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Cottage #4156889
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Exceptional! 5/5
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Apartment #723211vb
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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  • 5 BR
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House #3848578
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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Exceptional! 5/5
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Cottage #573543vb
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Exceptional! 5/5
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Cottage #594129vb
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Exceptional! 5/5
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Very Good! 4.2/5
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Cottage #887303vb
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Cottage #3980367
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House #2428938
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Excellent! 4.7/5
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Cottage #3985469
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Exceptional! 5/5
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House #182566
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Cottage #556369vb
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Cottage #831575vb
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Exceptional! 5/5
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House #388796vb
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Lunenburg Holiday Homes & Cottages (146)

 

Recent Reviews

Loved it! Definitely coming back.

5 of 5
This is a truly beautiful, magical property. My children and dog all loved it. The pictures don't convey just how amazing it is. The house is well stocked, well organized and has plenty of room. The views are incredible. There are so many places to just hang out and admire the scenery. Owner is very pleasant and easy to deal with. We loved the location - close to Lunenburg (which is fab) but far enough out so you have peace and quiet. Best beach in the world is 5 mins away - Sand Dollar Beach (there are other nice beaches nearby, I hear, but we liked this one so much we never explored the others). Location is also excellent for runners, if you are in to that.
  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016