On the eastern tip of the province of Nova Scotia lies the hidden gem that is Cape Breton Island. It is where the tallest mountains in Nova Scotia tumble almost straight down to the sea, creating a picturesque sight of the country’s most beautiful coastlines. Cape Breton Island is a melting pot of Celtic and Acadian French cultures, which are blended into a shared island legacy that is celebrated in festivals and events all across the island’s towns and villages. This scenic island is also a treasure trove of natural wonders and tourist attractions that are just waiting to be explored. The best way to get to know the area is by staying in yurts that give guests the chance to fully immerse themselves in the experience. With that, read on for some of the best yurts in Cape Breton Island, Canada.
This yurt has an open-concept living space that features a bedroom, a dining area, and a kitchenette. It is furnished with a queen-size bed and a double-sized futon, which makes it possible to accommodate up to four guests. For those who love to do their own cooking, the yurt’s kitchenette comes with a two-burner stove, a dining table, and a propane barbecue grill. Guests may also rent a kayak if they wish to paddle along and explore the river leading into Bras d'Or Lake.
Secluded off-grid yurt down by the riverBaddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
Top guest reviewsbeautiful spot very private clean and funjust a wonderful spot very clean had everything we neededthe yurt was clean and fully stockedthe hosts were great and it was the perfect place to stay very clean and comfortablethe yurt is authentic beautiful clean and full of thoughtful touches
Host:andrea and clay were wonderful hostsandrea and clay are amazing hostsclay and andrea were great hostsandrea and clay are great hosts and great peoplethe hosts were very accommodating and friendlyRead more reviewsamazing experience great location and great secluded spot for a great getawayvery helpful with suggestions for places to check out near bybeautiful wilderness to explore with established hiking trails and a chance to river walkthis place is a gem in paradiseif you need to get away and truly relax this is the place for you
Along the area of Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort lies a lovely cedar yurt. This roomy yurt is capable of accommodating up to four guests since it is furnished with a queen-size bed and a bunk bed. A wooden stove moderates the temperature as it keeps the inside warm during the colder months. Hike on the property and visit the gardens, forest, and apple orchard around Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort. Guests may also enjoy swimming, canoeing, kayaking, or paddleboarding across Church Pond that gives access to the Atlantic Ocean.
The Cedar Yurt at Cabot ShoresEnglishtown, Nova Scotia, Canada
Top guest reviewsthe couches were really comfortable very relaxed atmospherethe yurt was clean and comfortable
Host:paul and barbara were nice hoststhe staff was very helpful and friendlycool place and great staffhosts and staff alike are down to earth kind helpful and accomodatingthe employees were very helpful with giving us tips on local areas to visit and were very friendlyRead more reviewsgreat location to access the eastern portion of the park and capeit was such a unique and fun experience great location loved the food and amenity optionscabot shores is a great peaceful place to stay wonderful people and beautiful naturesuch a special place
This lovely yurt is ideal for guests who are coming as a group of three. It features a double bed, a twin bed, plus a floor mattress that functions as an extra sleeping area. The yurt also comes with a wooden stove, solar lights, a deck, and a picnic table that caters to all the needs of the visiting guests. While staying in the area, they are given access to the common rooms in the host’s main lodge where a bistro is located. The bistro serves breakfast and dinner made with homegrown produce from the lodge’s garden.
The Big Orange Yurt at Cabot ShoresEnglishtown, Nova Scotia, Canada
Top guest reviewsthe beds were comfortable and warm
Host:friendly and helpful staffthe staff were more than friendlyall staff members were helpful and kindeveryone was extremely helpful and kindthe staff was very friendly and we enjoyed our time there for the most partRead more reviewswhat a beautiful place to stay to get away from the city life
If you are looking for a spot where you can stay for an amazing and romantic getaway, then this might be the ideal place for you. Doze off on a comfortable double bed and wake up to a picturesque view of the surrounding area. This yurt, which is part of Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort, is situated overlooking Church Pond and Atlantic Ocean. It also functions as a good home base for couples who wish to explore other areas as it is located along Cabot Trail and 40 minutes away from Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Guests who plan to stay in this yurt will have access to the main lodge that comes with a ping pong table and other games for indoor recreation.
The Little Blue Yurt at Cabot ShoresEnglishtown, Nova Scotia, Canada
Top guest reviewsbathroom and shower were clean and close to our yurt
Host:owners and staff were lovely amazing viewthe staff are so super friendly and welcoming and also very accommodatingevery detail is looked after for you and the staff are so friendlythe staff were all very friendly and cosmo the dog was an absolute gentlemanthe view was fantastic cabot shores was easy to find and the staff were very friendlyRead more reviewscabot shores is a wonderful place to stayvery unique and fun place to stay
Leave your worries behind and unwind in this adorably hand-crafted yurt on the edge of Urquhart Pond. Enjoy the comfort of the double-sized futon while watching the clouds in the morning or the stars at night through the window located at the top of the yurt. If you are not content with idling around, then you are also welcome to visit the other areas of the property. Appreciate the gorgeous view from the deck platform that overlooks the pond, hike through the woods, walk to the beach, or rent a canoe and explore the pond.
Private forest yurt with gorgeous water viewsSaint Peter's, Nova Scotia, Canada
Top guest reviews
Host:the hosts were very welcoming and answered any of our questions very quicklywill definitely be back awesome spot great host and unreal private beachwe definitely recommend this little gem you can see how much care the owners put in itRead more reviewsthe yurt is right on a pond and a few minutes walk to a beautiful lakethe private lake located just a short walk from the site was beautiful and quietwhether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or some quiet time away this is the place for you
Have a magical escape with your family or friends when you stay at this enchanting yurt. This yurt is ideal for guests who are looking for a place with a magnificent full-circle view of the surrounding area. The yurt is nestled on a deck with beautiful views of Church Pond and Atlantic Ocean. It is furnished with a double bed and a bunk bed consisting of two twin beds that can accommodate up to four guests. This yurt is located along Cabot Trail, and it may serve as a perfect home base for when you wish to explore other areas in the region.
Flying Moose YurtEnglishtown, Nova Scotia, Canada
Top guest reviewsthe yurte is aesthetically beautiful and very clean we had a wonderful stay and the location was beautifulRead more reviews
Host:the staff there were fantastic and friendly overall an amazing experienceamazing property and yurts and hosts we can’t wait to come back really looking forward to next time
Explore the wilderness of Cape Breton Island
The best way to immerse yourself in the Cape Breton Island experience is by staying on any of the yurt rentals scattered around the island. Yurts enable you to enjoy the wonders of nature without the worry of being affected by the elements. Leave behind the worries of the modern world and rejuvenate your soul when you visit one of these yurts in Cape Breton Island, Canada.
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