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Nova Scotia, Canada
Vacation Rental • 77 m² • 2 Bedrooms
Grosszügiges Traum-Ferienhaus auf einer privaten ruhigen Insel (32'000 m2) inmitten der Natur und direkt am Wasser. Die Insel ist mit einer Brücke verbunden und mit dem Auto befahrbar. Das Haus ist in 2 separate Wohneinheiten aufgeteilt , und ist ideal für 2 Familien, die zusammen urlauben möchten. Zum Grundstück gehören ebenfalls ein separates Saunahaus und eine Garage.Die Wassertemperaturen sind im Sommer/Herbst dank der geschützten Lage der Bucht warme 20-24 Grad. Ideal für Wassersport wie zb. Kanu fahren, Standup-paddeln, Boot fahren, angeln ect. Die Boote, Kanu und Standup paddles könn...
from CA$285 / night
Nova Scotia, Canada
Vacation Rental • 5 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
(20 reviews)
Two bedroom bright lower flat (all linens included, full kitchen with all amenities, full bath with washer/dryer, living & dining room. Barbecue and fire pit. Pets welcome. Several sandy beaches within walking distance in magnificent St. Margarets Bay (don’t forget your bathing suits and sunscreen). Magnificent 32 km. hiking/biking/4 wheel trail right at your doorstep and bicycle rental/touring company nearby. Also close to Queensland Beach and beautiful downtown Hubbards. Approx. 40 min to Stanfield International Airport, Peggy's Cove or downtown Halifax. Just bring your food and cloth...
from CA$141 / night
Nova Scotia, Canada
Vacation Rental • 10 Guests • 5 Bedrooms
(42 reviews)
Located on beautiful Black Duck Lake in East Dalhousie, Nova Scotia, the year round accommodations at Ledge's Edge Lodge offer a one of a kind hunting, fishing, or vacation experience. There are numerous activities to choose from: hunting, fishing, birding, canoeing, kayaking, snowmobiling, ATV-ing, cross country skiing, camping. Ledges Edge Lodge is the perfect spot for corporate retreats, special occasions, or some good old-fashioned relaxation.Ledge's Edge Lodge is a peaceful oasis of natural beauty. A welcoming 5 bedroom lodge with two wood stoves, 2.5 bathrooms, full kitchen, satellite...
from CA$330 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Nova Scotia

CA$261for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
CA$309 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability Nova Scotia

44%for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
53% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Nova Scotia

Lovely Nova Scotia locations

Come and vacation in one of Canada's smallest most iconic provinces, the beautiful Nova Scotia Peninsula nestled on Canada´s eastern Atlantic seaboard! Here you will find 4000km of breathtaking coastal scenery dotted with fishing villages, stunning beaches, tiny offshore islands and a lifetime of hiking and canoeing trails to discover. The climate is maritime with bright, breezy days in summer and snow in winter.

A vacation rental for everyone

With a fabulous selection of vacation rentals strategically dotted around the Halifax area, Cape Breton and Prince Edward Island you will be poised to enjoy all that Nova Scotia has to offer! Find an idyllic wilderness or small town vacation rental in a peaceful woodland setting. Many of these stunning, spacious, fully equipped, comfortably furnished, wooden cabins and traditional white, painted, wooden colonial style house rentals are located a stone's throw from breathtaking ocean views or lakeland scenery and feature a pool as well as a splendid outdoor terrace and a lovely private garden. Find a perfect rental for just 2 or size up for 4, 6, 8 or even 10 guests with huge rentals on offer that can even accommodate as many as 18 guests!

Vacations in Nova Scotia

The area and getting around

Lobster and seafood haven

Not only will you find peace and serenity in the midst of unsurpassed beauty and serenity of raw wilderness naturescapes and easy access to towns via a sophisticated network of well maintained roads but you will be able to enjoy premium fresh lobster and seafood like nowhere else in the world throughout the year in different regions of Nova Scotia to prevent overfishing. Average flying time from London and the Midlands to Halifax is under 11 hours with Air Canada flying directly from Heathrow to Halifax. Flying time from Quebec or Montreal to Halifax is around 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Majestic scenery and unique local attractions

Nova Scotia is a place of quiet wilderness scenes, dark night skies with abundant twinkling stars, great conditions for surfing on the east coast, fabulous family friendly beaches along the Northumberland Strait and a vibrant, happening foodie scene in the Annapolis Valley where incredible menus and fine wine await your discovery! On Cape Breton you can lose yourself in haunting Celtic music and out of this world scenery while Prince Edward Island offers gorgeous pastoral village scenes and serene meadow landscapes!

Travellers and activities

Nova Scotia for nature enthusiasts

Nova Scotia is a pristine haven for nature lovers with the fabled Cape Breton Highlands National Park situated in the rugged northern part of Cape Breton Island where beautiful old growth deep, dark boreal forest and steep mountain slopes provides a spectacular setting for renowned trails such as The Cabot Trail. Kejimkujik National Park and Seaside offer miles of lush wilderness forest, shimmering lakes, waterways and cascading waterfalls. The combination of high mountains and deep dramatic valleys make Cape Breton Island the ultimate playground for hikers. These are just some of the natural wonders awaiting your discovery!

Nova Scotia for lovers of wine and fine dining

Get ready for second to none taste sensations and famed world class homegrown and bottled Nova Scotia wines as you explore the abundant, vibrant, cutting edge foodie culture that has put this region firmly on the world gastronomical map! Find farm to table excellence in the Annapolis Valley and Bay of Fundy regions. Explore a multitude of fantastic high end eateries and discover exquisite wineries, wine tours, dining and culinary tours as well as unique insights into local artisanal breweries and distilleries as you sample some of the best menus on the planet in Nova Scotia´s prime agricultural region located on Nova Scotia's Bay of Fundy region around 1 hour 45 minutes from Halifax!

Did you know that Nova Scotia is world famous for its lobster! You can embark on the legendary lobster trail that showcases over 40 Nova Scotia restaurants that serve up lobster delights such as lobster roll, lobster poutine and even lobster pizza!

Top 5 travel tips for Nova Scotia

1. Visit Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Island hop to Nova Scotia´s stunning northern island, Cape Breton where you can drive the scenic Cabot Trail through Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Here mountain slopes and sparkling North Atlantic Ocean views provide the backdrop for viewing moose, beaver, eagles and deer! Walk the Skyline Trail boardwalk path overlooking the Gulf of St Lawrence and see whales!

2. Visit the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Calling all sailors and sea lovers! Step right into the history of Nova Scotia and the North Atlantic through excellent multimedia exhibits on display. Admire more than 200 model ships, an extensive exhibit chronicling the recovery efforts of the Titanic and several sailing vessels moored in Halifax harbour. You can step aboard the CSS Acadia here as part of your museum admission!

3. Canoe in Kejimkujik National Park

Fancy truly getting away from it all? How about a heritage national park that is only accessible on foot or by canoe! Here you will find 400 square km of pristine forested wilderness and remote waterways that culminate in a stunning white sand beach on the coast. Hike or canoe along traditional Mi´Know trails and learn about aspects of Mi´Know culture such as building birchbark canoes!

4. Visit Lunenburg

If you are a fan of heritage sites you will love the 1 hour, scenic drive south from Halifax to the beautiful Lunenburg community, a UNESCO world heritage site. This is an absolutely splendid place for photo opportunities with gorgeous crimson coloured waterfront buildings. Here you can stroll about and enjoy the day to day comings and goings of an active fishing port with vessels docking at the wharves and fishermen unloading the catch of the day!

5.Halifax Public Gardens

If you are a fan of gorgeous gardens and horticulture you are going to love a field trip to Halifax Public Gardens! Here you can enjoy a guided tour of the oldest Victorian gardens in North America dating back to 1867! In spring you can enjoy a dazzling show of bright tulips, irises and daffodils set against a blaze of blooming cherry and magnolia trees. In summer the gardens are replete with azaleas, rhododendrons, dahlias, peonies and roses. This is a lovely place to relax on a bench!

FAQs: Vacation Rentals and Apartments in Nova Scotia

How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Nova Scotia?

With an average price of CA$268.02 per night, Nova Scotia lies at the lower end of the price range for vacation rentals in Canada.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Nova Scotia?

]If you are looking to make the most of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit Nova Scotia are November (CA$207.94 the average per night for accommodation), December (CA$213.8), and June (CA$237.44).

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Nova Scotia?

In 2020, the month that offered the highest average prices in Nova Scotia was March, with an average price of CA$304.7 per night. This was followed by September, with an average of CA$298.12, and May, with CA$295.85.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Nova Scotia?

It is recommended that you book your stay in plenty of time when visiting Nova Scotia, as only 36% of our accommodations are usually available throughout the year.

Which months offer the highest availability?

The months when it's easiest to find free accommodation in Nova Scotia are May (the average amount of properties that are available reached 54.6% of the total in 2020), June (49.75%), and January (41%).

When are fewer rentals available in Nova Scotia?

According to data from 2020, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in Nova Scotia are, in order, August (with 22.4% of available rentals), December (29.67%), and July (31.5%).

How many rentals are there in Nova Scotia?

In Nova Scotia we offer you a comprehensive catalogue of around 1000 properties, with options for all tastes, thanks to our 8 local and international providers.

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