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Vacation Rentals & Houses in Nova Scotia

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Hubbards/Halifax Oceanfront Home in Nova Scotia

Hubbards house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

“Beautiful Views, Comortable and Relaxing Home” As you drive into the beautifully graveled driveway and see the ocean at the side of the house you just know that this will be a relaxing vacation. When you enter the house you are invited in by a well equipped kitchen that leads into a beautiful family/living room. Downstairs there is a bedroom with a double bed and a three piece bathroom. Upstairs the master bedroom is the full width of the house with a picture window looking out into St. Margaret's Bay. Upstairs at the back of the house is a lovely bedroom with two double beds. As our friends had traveled from the UK we gave the upstairs bedrooms to them and took the down stairs ourselves. Back down on the ground floor the living room leads out onto a large deck which is fantastic for bbq's and just relaxing. This in turn leads to a large grassy area which in turn leads to a small private beach. The area around the house has many services and features and I can sincerely recommend it to anybody that wants a relaxing vacation within easy traveling distance of Halifax and the South Shore. All in all an excellent location and great value for money.

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$257

Double Room Cottage 1

Margaree Forks cottage

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 6

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$202

Modern style ocean front home Gulf of St Lawrence

Inverness house

2 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 7

“the perfect get-away from loud and busy lives to take a break” I spent there just a couple of days three years ago but I was immediately in love with this place and came home feeling like I had been on a long-term vacation. Coming from a hectic life near Manhattan, I truly enjoyed being far away, embraced by open views to the gorgeous bay and nothing else but peace and quiet and nature. The house is modern, wide and open but yet warm and cozy in style. Waking up in the morning and seeing the glistening bay from your bed, taking a walk on the beach (refreshingly empty compared to NJ beaches!), having a drink in the afternoon on the porch while relaxing and admiring the sun set, eating lobsters in town, just wonderful. I am only sorry the golf course was not yet there; however, that's just another reason for me to come back.

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$192

Mountain Sunrise Suite on the Cabot Trail with your own (Private Hot Tub:)

Pleasant Bay b&b

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Price per night from

$133

Character ocean view cottage with spectacular view

Riverport house

3 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 8

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$229

Sailor`s Rest House by the ocean

Arichat house

3 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Price per night from

$145

Stunning Secluded Oceanfront Island Home Near Lunenburg! Car-Accessible.

Lunenburg house

4 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 7

“East Coast Charming” A historical gem preserved in time with all the modern amenities, in a pristine untouched idyllic setting of the Le Have Islands. Snorkelling in the bay, the kids blwn away by all the lobsters and sea life. Crescent beach, island museum, take out fish and chios, farmhouses bursting with local art & antiques, fisherman sunst tours, a great home base for some genuine east coast hospitality. LaHave Bakery and ferry only minutes away to Riverport, Kingsbury, Mackay Lyons modern architectural gems, Hirtles Beach and Gaff Pt spectacular nature trail. My family and friends loved our authentic stay which met all of our expectations from its description. Our next visit were sure to bring some kayaks or canoes. Fennel house was a beautiful experience!

Responds fast! avg. 58 minutes

Price per night from

$195

Bluenose House Breathtaking Ocean View Cape Breton

Cleveland house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 47 minutes

Price per night from

$155

The Blue Heron Dome at Cabot Shores

Indian Brook tree house

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Price per night from

$152

Cherry Lane Cottage Mahone Bay NS

Mahone Bay cottage

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Responds fast! avg. 35 minutes

Price per night from

$174

Ketchum Cottage

Lorneville cottage

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$293

Lakefront Cottage close to Sandy Beaches

Boutiliers Point house

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 6

Responds fast! avg. 28 minutes

Price per night from

$197

Ocean View Cottage

Lunenburg cottage

4 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 8

Price per night from

$233

Secluded ocean front cottage on the LaHave Islands.

Lunenburg cottage

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 5

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 13 minutes

Price per night from

$170

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 47 minutes

Price per night from

$155

Bluefin Cottage

Peggy's Cove cottage

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Responds fast! avg. 58 minutes

Price per night from

$180

Petite Riviere Cottage near Rissers Beach

Lunenburg cottage

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$119

Sand Point House - Ocean Front Vacation Home

Guysborough house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Price per night from

$210

Breath taking Ocean Harbour Front 3 Bedroom 2 Bath

Chester condo

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$183

EZ Breeze Seaside Cottage

Head of Jeddore cottage

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Price per night from

$184

Oyster Cottage

Peggy's Cove cottage

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Responds fast! avg. 58 minutes

Price per night from

$211

A modern, cosy, ocean-front, beach

Birch Plain cottage

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 5

Price per night from

$129

Sanderling Beach House

Louis Head house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$370

Warm 2 Bedroom + Den - King's Wharf

Dartmouth hotel apartment

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Price per night from

$205

Troy Lodge Cottages

Inverness cottage

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Responds fast! avg. 20 minutes

Price per night from

$110

SURFS UP OCEANFRONT

Liverpool cottage

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

“An amazing getaway” The drive to this cottage is beautiful to say the least. A tranquil drive on the road with a different feel and a change of vegetation. Right in front of the house is a vast expanse of water. During low tide, the water goes out to expose 200 ft out to the sea. Once you get to the cottage it's gets even better. The outside looks flawless. Almost like a house out of a lovely short story. Inside is what tops everything. Everything looks new and it has a modern feel. The ceiling is amazingly high, giving an open feel. There are a lot of windows and are strategically places so you can see the sunrise and sunset overlooking the sea. The place had everything in it, including napkins, towels, all kitchenette, and the owner (who lives next door) also gave us an HDMI cable upon asking, which allowed for some good movie time. All in all, this was the most beautiful and homey cottage I have ever been to. It was certainly an experience and will be coming back for sure.

Responds fast! avg. 51 minutes

Price per night from

$181

Oceanfront, So. Shore, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia

LaHave house

4 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 8

“Ideal location for a seashore holiday” My family and I spent a week at this property and thoroughly enjoyed the week. The house is spacious and well equipped with all the comforts of home and everything you need to prepare and serve meals. The seashore is, literally, in the back yard and a sandy beach, with rolling surf, is just 6K away. For fishing enthusiasts, there is an opportunity to fish off a wharf less than 1K from the property. The location is very rural, peaceful and quiet but Bridgewater, a popular shopping destination, is only about twenty minutes away. I would definitely recommend this rental property for anyone interested in a holiday by the seashore.

Price per night from

$241

single cottage 3

Margaree Forks cottage

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Price per night from

$167

MacToimin Cottage on Cabot Trail with (Private Hot Tub)

Pleasant Bay cottage

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Price per night from

$133

Tides and Time Vacation House

Annapolis Royal house

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 5

“relaxing, scenic home away from home” We loved the house and Sheila made us feel totally at home. the location was right in the heart of the town yet peaceful and quiet. we had all we needed and really enjoyed the satellite radio and TV when we were not out enjoying the town and bay view. There is plenty of room to relax and the layout of house is awesome. loved the awning, it gave us plenty of shade to sip cool drinks while using the BBQ. there was nothing we really needed that wasn't provided except maybe air conditioning if it got hot. the weather was great while we were there in July. To be right in town and still feel like you are in a private location is rare thing. to top it off the rates are excellent and we recommend Tides and Time to anyone looking for a great place to stay that is suited for couples and family. Loved it.

Price per night from

$112

Quiet Lakeside Setting in Cole Harbour

Halifax apartment

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Price per night from

$105

4BR Cottage, Sweeping Ocean Views, Walk to Beach

Riverport house

4 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Price per night from

$351

Martinique Beach House ON THE BEACH!

Musquodoboit Harbour house

3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 10

Price per night from

$909

Seaside Cottages at Ginger Hill

Lockeport cottage

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Price per night from

$204

Stunning 5 bdrm Oceanfront Home w Panoramic Ocean Views! 10min from Peggy's Cove

West Dover house

5 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 12

Price per night from

$554

Oceanfront 2-bedroom Chalet at the Bay of Fundy

Parrsboro chalet

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$211

single cottage 4

Margaree Forks cottage

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Price per night from

$167

Waterfront House

Meteghan house

4 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$223

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About Nova Scotia

As one of Canada's most beautiful and welcoming states, Nova Scotia draws millions of visitors from all over the world who come here to experience breathtaking natural landscapes. This area is steeped in history and culture as well, and offers a wealth of museums and historic sites. Nova Scotia is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway or a family vacation, and the best way to experience it all is with a stay in a vacation rental of your own. A downtown apartment or cabin in the wilderness can offer convenient access to your favorite activities, and all the space you need to relax in style and store your outdoor gear.

Wake up in your lakeside cabin or beach condo and watch the sunrise while enjoying coffee on your private deck. Spend your days exploring the downtown shops and art galleries, teeing off on a champion caliber golf course, sailing, hiking, or biking. At the end of a long day of exploration and adventure, come back to your home away from home and host dinner for your family and friends.

Here are a few additional suggestions for your trip:

  • Go hiking and camping: Nova Scotia is home to the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, a beautiful place to hike or bike the trails and spend a night under the stars.
  • Visit the North Highlands Community Museum in Cape North: Explore the exhibits of this fascinating local museum to learn more about the culture and natural history of the Canadian coast.
  • Take a whale watching tour: Nova Scotia is famous for its whale watching opportunities. Tour guides here will take visitors to the best places to view elusive whale species during any season.
  • Visit Fort Louisburg or the Citadel National Historic Site: Both of these preserved military fortifications offer guided tours explaining Canada's French colonial history.
  • Wander the Halifax Public Gardens: These beautiful gardens are located in the heart of downtown Halifax and offer a wide variety of native and exotic blooming plants and trees.
  • Visit the Peggy's Cove Lighthouse: Climb to the top of this historic lighthouse that has protected ships from Nova Scotia's rocky shores for centuries.

No matter what fun and inspiring activities you have in mind for your vacation, you'll find what you're looking for in Nova Scotia. And you won't have any trouble finding the perfect vacation rental or luxury cabin that offers everything you and your family need. While you're visiting Nova Scotia, consider trips to other beautiful Canadian destinations as well, like Prince Edward Island.

Top Destination reviews

Tranquil Cove Near Lunenburg
A home away from home

We loved our week stay. The location is perfect for doing day trips. We visited Lunenburg, Mahome Bay, Lockeport, Chester and Wolfville to name a few and then came home to spend a nice quiet evening. We felt very much at home in this very attractive, clean place that had everything we needed - not to mention the beautiful surroundings, including deer grazing in the backyard. Highly recommended and would love to go back another year.see more
Newly renovated house in the heart of Dartmouth
Perfect House for our large group with an accommodating owner

We had a large group in Dartmouth for our son's wedding. The location was perfect, close to MicMac Mall, Dartmouth Crossing, grocery store, gas station and bridges to Halifax. Jeff was awesome. We had our 9 month old granddaughter with us and Jeff provided us with a pac n play, high chair and stroller. The house was perfect with the large back deck to host our son's Rehearsal get together for 30 + people. Jeff even purchased a new BBQ to accommodate us. Thanks so much Jeff for everything.see more
Secluded ocean front cottage on the LaHave Islands.
Views to die for

The lahave islands are breathtaking and so much fun to explore. The cottage was quaint and cosy with everything you need for a peaceful vacation away listening the waves and the birds. The beaches are golden and at every corner. We had a wonderful week away in this idilic part of Nova Scotia. … see more
Tiny Heaven house with secluded sandy beach and waterfall near Inverness
Absolutely beautiful

Wow!!! The views were absolutely amazing. The private beach was beautiful as well. The walk to and from the beach was more like a hike. So wear appropriate foot wear. The tiny house was really cool! Very comfy and very adequate. I thought there was a fire pit outside but I guess I was mistaken. It was very breezy so I guess safety would be an issue with a camp fire. Also, the hot water heater was down at the time of our stay but they have the outdoor shower. Not too cool if the weather is bad though. But it worked. He needs to put a regulator on the outside water heater. Kept shutting off and had to keep starting it. Again, no big deal. The area was amazing. The restaurants and the coffee shop were top notch.see more
423 'By the Sea' Ocean Front Apartment
Location and Comfort

Right on the ocean, the view was spectacular. The apartment had everything plus some, that we could ever need. It was great for day trips but unfortunately we were only there for 2 nights. The owners, Paul and Darlene were wonderful hosts and had lots of suggestion of places to explore. Our dog loved being able to run around. Thank you to them, so nice.see more
Hubbards/Halifax Oceanfront Home in Nova Scotia
Better than home!

Lovely home, fantastic view, and walking access to cafe, groceries, and antique stores. We would go back for an even longer visit. … see more

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