9 Best Yurts in Nova Scotia, Canada - Updated 2024

Andrea Mae
Andrea Mae 
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Nova Scotia is the go-to destination for some outdoor adventures or self-reflection time. The second-smallest province of Canada will amaze you by its lively seaside, cities, and towns. A holiday here will give you peace with its dramatic coastline and cool sea breeze. Aside from glamping spots, you can also find camping sites to explore. Who says camping can’t be fancy? Add a more glamorous feel to it! Yurts are practical and sustainable shelters that are perfect for those who want to experience a unique vacation. They have amazing amenities like that of chalets and RV rentals, too. There are even modern innovations to make it more luxurious than regular tents. What are you waiting for? Check out our list of the best yurts in Nova Scotia, Canada.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 21, 2024.

1. The Lil Red Yurt (from USD 106)

You’ll discover a great blend of rustic charm and modern comforts within the quiet confines of this yurt, where you can stay connected with Wi-Fi and use the dedicated workplace. As the day ends, retire to the comfort of the double bed, where you can give in to nature’s calming whispers while an electric heater keeps you warm. Indulge in an extra touch of relaxation with the option of a cedar soaking tub, which is available for an additional fee.

You can access the main lodge as a yurt guest, where common spaces welcome you to meet other visitors. Enjoy the lodge’s bistro and indulge in wonderful culinary treats. Take advantage of the kayak, canoe, and paddleboard rentals offered to immerse yourself in the natural world’s beauties.

Stayed at this property?
Englishtown, Nova Scotia, Canada
45 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very well setup clean amazing views and great continental homemade breakfast
glamping at its finest yurts are so cozy and cool peaceful and quiet
the yurts are really charming and comfortable
it was a chilly night but the little heater kept the place toasty warm
Cleanliness:
the yurts were a great experience they were clean and great glamping experience
Host:
the staff was exceptionally friendly and helpful
the staff here was so friendly too
a true friendly east coast experience
paul barbara and the rest of the staff are kind virtuous and attentive
very friend staff would are more than accommodating
Location:
nice location and very cool experience
great location and the yurts are very special
a beautiful location with super-friendly staff and dogs would recommend cabot shores to anyone
very cool place a must stay if you're exploring the area
dinner and live music was excellent totally recommend this place to take a break while doing cabot trail
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2. Hand-crafted yurt with a gorgeous Kyrgyzstan décor (from USD 89)

In Wolfville, you will find a 17-ft (5 m) yurt with a gorgeous Kyrgyzstan décor. This humble Airbnb vacation rental can accommodate up to four guests with its one double bed and one couch. It features a kitchenette and an outdoor kitchen for your convenience. This yurt also has a small library and some board games to keep you entertained. The indoor fireplace will keep you warm during the night. During summer, you can open up the canvas wall of the yurt to enjoy the breeze. You can be at peace with nature or stumble upon a herd of sheep in the area. You can explore nearby wineries just 3 km (5 mi) away, and bike on White Rock Community Center trail. The restaurants and farm stores are also just within walking distance.

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Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada
123 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a warm cozy space hosted by equally warm people
the little kitchen area was great and the extra touches were wonderful (eggs for breakfast milk for coffee)
the yurt was amazing clean and had all amenities to make the stay comfortable
Cleanliness:
the composting toilet was very clean and didn’t feel or smell like an outhouse
comfortable clean unique "glamping" experience
check in was easy the place was clean and everyone was very friendly
great stay the yurt was clean warm comfortable and you both were amazing
she has added many thoughtful touches and it was really clean
Host:
knowledgeable friendly warm hosts too
amazing spot with welcoming hosts
selene was an amazing host
the yurt was unique and authentic and the hosts were lovely
great hosts and they provided nice little treats for us when we arrived
Location:
great location close to gaspereau river tubing
the location is also ideal as it is very close to wolfville and many local attractions
very close to the local wineries for our daytime adventure the next morning
amazing location and such a beautiful yurt
close to hrm prices accordingly well worth the booking
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3. Exclusive yurt near a river (from USD 136)

This secluded yurt is located in the highlands and is near a river. Although it’s in a rural setting, there is a good cell reception that you can depend on. The place can be occupied by up to four guests with its queen bed and sofa bed. The site guarantees a comfy stay with its kitchenette, cooler, and two-burner stove. There is also a propane barbeque grill that you can use for outdoor cooking. If you want additional adventure, you can rent kayaks and party in their communal tipi. You can also explore the highlands by renting an ATV and snowmobile. Grocery stores, cafes, and restaurants are located nearby.

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Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
287 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
beautiful spot very private clean and fun
just a wonderful spot very clean had everything we needed
the yurt was clean and fully stocked
the hosts were great and it was the perfect place to stay very clean and comfortable
the yurt is authentic beautiful clean and full of thoughtful touches
Host:
andrea and clay were wonderful hosts
andrea and clay are amazing hosts
clay and andrea were great hosts
andrea and clay are great hosts and great people
the hosts were very accommodating and friendly
Location:
amazing experience great location and great secluded spot for a great getaway
very helpful with suggestions for places to check out near by
beautiful wilderness to explore with established hiking trails and a chance to river walk
this place is a gem in paradise
if you need to get away and truly relax this is the place for you
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4. Fancy and luxurious cedar yurt at Cabot Shores (from USD 148)

If you want to go on a staycation in Nova Scotia, you might want to book this yurt. Stay comfortable and relaxed even if you are in the middle of the woods with this yurt’s queen bed, bunk bed, and couch that can host up to four guests. You can access the washroom, shower, common room, and bistro at their main lodge. There are reasons why 100% of the yurt’s recent guests are giving it a 5-star review. The main lodge has ping pong and pool tables where you can play all you want. They also have books, games, and free Wi-Fi to keep you entertained.

For an additional 50 USD, you can enjoy their hot tubs and saunas for the whole night. Furry companions are also welcomed with an additional charge of 15 USD. You can also relish the breakfast and dinner served with ingredients sourced from their organic garden. There are also kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards that you can rent anytime.

Stayed at this property?
Englishtown, Nova Scotia, Canada
37 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in yurt 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the couches were really comfortable very relaxed atmosphere
Cleanliness:
the yurt was clean and comfortable
Host:
paul and barbara were nice hosts
the staff was very helpful and friendly
cool place and great staff
hosts and staff alike are down to earth kind helpful and accomodating
the employees were very helpful with giving us tips on local areas to visit and were very friendly
Location:
great location to access the eastern portion of the park and cape
it was such a unique and fun experience great location loved the food and amenity options
cabot shores is a great peaceful place to stay wonderful people and beautiful nature
such a special place
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5. Magnificent camp with ocean and sunrise views (from USD 106)

The place is the best for couples and friends who are craving a serene yurt camping in Nova Scotia. It can accommodate up to two guests with its one bedroom and a double bed. In the morning, look outside your windows to witness the sun rising. You will also be mesmerized by the perfect view of the stars at night. Get ready to be smitten with the magnificent view of the Atlantic Ocean and Church Pond. They have two common rooms located at their main lodge. You can play ping pong, pool, and board games. You can also indulge in their splendid collection of books plus their free Wi-Fi. It is advised that guests bring their supplies with them because the supermarkets in Baddeck and Sydney are 45 minutes away.

Stayed at this property?
Englishtown, Nova Scotia, Canada
25 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Host:
the owners and employees are very welcoming
all of the staff were very friendly and helpful with any questions we had
paul and his staff were very friendly and accommodating
we did the cabot trail and the owner took the time to talk to us and recommend places
the lodge has everything you may need and staff very all very friendly and helpful
Location:
also lovely morning walk around the trail on the property
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6. Cute and affordable yurt (from USD 39)

If you want a place where you can unplug and relax, this one is for you. This cute winter yurt in Nova Scotia can accommodate two guests with its one bedroom. It is unique and crafty because it is 15 ft (5 m) across and has 14 triangular sides. This is a spectacular place if you want to stay away from the city’s noise and be closer to the hum of nature. They can prepare your homecooked meal for an extra fee. The main ingredients are from organic farms or the river nearby. You can discover streams, rivers, and gypsum cliffs just by taking a stroll. If you want to pamper yourself, you can also avail yourself of their massage.

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Upper Kennetcook, Nova Scotia, Canada
301 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
it's really tastefully decorated super clean and the kitchen was well stocked
Host:
it was a very relaxing getaway and aaron truly was the perfect host
amazing spot very welcoming and helpful upon arrival
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7. Orange yurt in a beautiful and quiet spot (from USD 133)

Looking for an Airbnb with a hot tub in Nova Scotia? Then you should check out this particular rental.

The fancy-looking orange yurt with a hot tub in Nova Scotia is a part of Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort. It a place surrounded by gardens, forest, and other breathtaking views. It can accommodate up to three guests with its double bed, single bed, and floor mattress. There is a little bridge that connects your yurt to the main lodge. You can read books and connect to the free Wi-Fi while you relax on the comfy couches in the lodge. You can enjoy its hot tub and sauna anytime you want. You can also join other guests in their morning meditation. It is a tranquil and beautiful spot perfect for some alone time.

Stayed at this property?
Englishtown, Nova Scotia, Canada
28 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in yurt 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable and warm
Host:
friendly and helpful staff
the staff were more than friendly
all staff members were helpful and kind
everyone was extremely helpful and kind
the staff was very friendly and we enjoyed our time there for the most part
Location:
what a beautiful place to stay to get away from the city life
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8. Simple yurt at the edge of Urquhart's Pond

This minimalist 12 ft (4 m) yurt is suitable for two guests with its double bed and comfy futon. As you arrive in the area, you will be escorted by an electric cart to the main site. The management wants to reduce the noise pollution and maintain the roads in the woods so you can’t take your car to the site. It is found at the edge of Urquhart’s Pond, so you can enjoy the view as soon as you wake up. The place offers a fire pit and picnic table for you to soak under the beautiful sky. The washroom, shower, and charging station are housed in the boathouse, which is a walking distance from your yurt. Within seven minutes of walking, you will reach the beautiful beach in the area. You also have the freedom to explore and hike the woods. Rent paddleboards, kayaks, and canoes to explore Urquhart’s Pond.

Stayed at this property?
Saint Peter's, Nova Scotia, Canada
12 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Host:
the hosts were very welcoming and answered any of our questions very quickly
will definitely be back awesome spot great host and unreal private beach
we definitely recommend this little gem you can see how much care the owners put in it
Location:
the yurt is right on a pond and a few minutes walk to a beautiful lake
the private lake located just a short walk from the site was beautiful and quiet
whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or some quiet time away this is the place for you
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9. Charming yurt with a wood stove

As you step inside this yurt, you’ll immediately feel embraced by a warm and inviting atmosphere, thanks to the cozy wood stove that provides comfort. The kitchenette is furnished with propane burners that offer convenience and ease in preparing delectable meals. This property provides the convenience of Wi-Fi access, allowing you to stay connected to the online world even as you enjoy a peaceful getaway.

Indulge in a delightful dining experience amidst the serene ambiance of nature at the outdoor dining area. As the darkness envelops the environment, come together and huddle around the flickering flames of the fire pit. Enjoy peace of mind by leaving your vehicle in the free on-site parking while you set out on your outdoor excursions.

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Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
32 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and straightforward
very clean and very comfortable
a good bed and clean bathroom
Host:
the hosts were very responsive and accommodating
great host and there when you need him
Location:
great location close enough to everything but not in the middle
it’s in a great location walking distance to restaurants
a nice yurt close to beautiful lunenburg
great location for exploring the area we really enjoyed our stay
it was romantic and really close to the nice little town of lunenburg
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Level up your glamping experience

Nova Scotia, Canada, is one of the places where yurt campers go to. Take a break from the chalets and fishing lodges and choose yurts instead. Indulge yourself in the peaceful ambiance of nature, while having full access to spectacular amenities. Give your camping escapade a twist when you book one of the best yurt rentals in Nova Scotia.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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