November 2018 Newsletter

Beaver Cove Dome at Sunset. Photo Credit: Sydney McGillis

Fall was full of amazing music, colorful leaves and stunning sunsets (as above).  Now as winter is coming, guests are still enjoying hot tubs on the decks of yurts, chalets and the lodge.  Under the stars and occasional snowflakes…

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Cabot Shores in the News

~ “Englishtown Resort Expands Green Energy” ~

Erin Pottie from the Cape Breton Post published an article November 9 about our new event and retreat building! “Cabot Shores new events and retreat building is now equipped with an array of solar panels installed by Appleseed Energy of Cape Breton.” Click here to read all about it on the Cape Breton post website.

Interested in hosting a retreat, family reunion, wedding, or other event at Cabot Shores? We are booking now for 2019! Please click here to fill out our Event Request Form, and our Event Coordinator will be in touch. smiley

“Cabot Shores has created a wonderful environment for retreat programs. I felt totally supported in my practice by the natural environment, the accommodation and the beautiful nourishing food.” – Miranda, Halifax

“I just got home from a weekend Retreat at Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort. If you are looking for a hideaway, a wonderful place to reconnect with your kids, a romantic getaway, a wedding or a meeting place for your office staff retreat…this is the place.” – Mairhair, Cape Breton

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The Gift of Relaxation

~Cabot Shores Gift Certificates~

Looking for a unique gift this Holiday season? Give the gift of relaxation with one of our popular packages! Stay cozy in one of our authentic Mongolian yurts with woodstove, relax under the stars in a private hot tub, and eat delicious meals in our Bistro. Gift certificates packages are available for 1 or more nights. Visit our website to view our various getaway packages. If you would like to purchase a package gift certificate please phone 902-929-2584 or email cabotshores@gmail.com.


Can’t decide on a package? Gift certificates are also available in any dollar amount through our website! These make great stocking stuffers for friends and family (or yourself!), and do not expire. Gift Certificates can be emailed directly to you or the lucky recipient, whichever you prefer!

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Chef’s Corner


~ Braised Lamb Shank with Tomato and Honey Barley ~

Here’s a sneak peak of one dish we will be preparing for guests over the holidays! Lamb is a great meat to cook for family gatherings. While keeping in mind that you want to treat your guests; you probably don’t want to spend your whole day in the kitchen! This all-in-one recipe is great because it only takes roughly 20 minutes of preparation, but it looks and tastes like the real deal! Click here to view recipe. Looking for a great side dish? Also try our Roasted Pepper and Potato recipe!

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Cabot Shores Blog

~ Circumambulating the Bay of Fundy ~

Late this past October Paul and Barbara took some time to make their way around (and across) the Bay of Fundy. “We had previously explored the Minas Basin part of the Bay hiking such places as Economy Point and Cape Chignecto, as well as Blomidon and Cape Split (a favourite), but hadn’t seen any of the South-Western areas of this amazing body of water.

After a longish drive from Cape Breton and two ferry rides, we arrived on Brier Island, NS’s most Western point, at sunset and managed to take a quick walk to the Western shore which we then explored more fully on the next day.” Read more on Cabot Shores Blog.


~ The Rescue of the Eagle Feather Ferry ~

Beloved by guests from 5 to 91, the Eagle Feather Ferry takes you from the end of the apple orchard to Eagle Feather Beach at Cabot Shores. Guests love taking their kids (and dogs) out to Eagle Feather Beach, with its colored rocks and the chance to swim in the Atlantic Ocean, with a rinse off in the fresh water of Church Pond.

While Barbara and Dr. Paul were hiking this fall at Fundy Park, there was serious flooding at Cabot Shores. The concrete pole holding the Eagle Feather Ferry to land was pulled out of the ground, canoes and kayaks went floating around Church Pond and the Eagle Feather Ferry sunk! Read more on Cabot Shores Blog. 

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Upcoming Events

December 21st weekend

Shambhala Children’s Day and Winter Solstice Celebration. Stay tuned for details in our December newsletter, or email barbara@cabotshores.com.

December 24

~ Community Dinner ~

Join us, and the rest of the community, for Christmas Eve dinner from 6pm and 9pm. Good food and good company guaranteed! Phone 902-929-2584, or email barbara@cabotshores.com for details.

December 25

~ Christmas Buffet ~

Christmas is all about spending time with the ones we love. Bring your whole family and join us for this special Christmas buffet from 6pm and 8pm. Includes soup, salads, meat dishes, seafood dishes, vegetarian/vegan dishes, roasted vegetables, potato, various desserts and more for $40 per person. Get your tickets online now

December 31

~ New Years Eve Buffet & Concert ~

New Years Eve always calls for celebration! Join us at Cabot Shores for an evening of delicious food and music with the Terry’s. The Terry’s are family from Truro, NS who spend their time creating music. With their three part harmonies, and a blend of guitar, fiddle and piano, they combine timeless songs with a youthful energy. A mix of traditional, classic rock, and jazz sets the tone for a wonderful evening of musical entertainment. Buffet Dinner from 6pm to 8pm, Concert from 8pm to 9:30pm and Jam Session afterwards for $50 per person

The buffet will includes soup, salads, meat dishes, seafood dishes, vegetarian/vegan dishes, roasted vegetables, potato, varieties of desserts and more. Get your tickets online now

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