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As Fall Begins, plan your trip to Cabot Shores. Come and enjoy a stay in one of our domes/yurts or other unique accommodations, relax in a cedar hot tub, eat at our bistro, where you're sure to find something that delights your taste buds!

To Book, call us on 902-929-2584 or go to "Book Now". 


Check out our Fall Cider-Making Package

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*Packaged savings represent discounts offered when items such as lodging, hot tub, meals, and experiences are purchased as a package rather than individually. Savings are already reflected in the package prices quoted in the Packages section of our website.

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Cabot Shores:
The Cabot Trail's Wilderness Resort

Cabot Shores is a Wilderness Resort & Retreat Centre that offers lodging like yurts, domes, cabins, lodge room, and also offers food, outdoor & cultural adventures, wellness services, meeting & conference facilities, and various types of retreats in an eco-friendly environment.

We are not merely a bunch of rooms for rent on the Cabot Trail. Rather, Cabot Shores is a special place that serves as home base for many visitors to Cape Breton. a place to connect with people and with nature. It's simply a fun and relaxing place to be.

Our mission is to help you create your own experiences, both at Cabot Shores and around Cape Breton, in the company of your loved ones.


Unique accommodations - yurts, domes, chalets, Lodge rooms, campsites...



Nourishing meals in our Bistro...



From mild to wild! Outdoor adventure, live music, healing arts...




Save on fantastic getaway experiences!


Cabot Shores Blog

Read about Cabot Shores Stories during Summer/Spring, Fall and Winter.

Healing Artist in Residency

July 27, 2010

Cabot Shores is pleased to be pioneering the first established Healing Artist in Residency program of its kind.   A natural place for all to relax and rejuvenate, this  program allows healing artists  to offer personalized services to our guests.
Each day, our Healing Artist will make a morning offering to guests.  This is usually an experiential activity geared toward reconnecting your body, mind and spirit.  Healing Artists in Residency also offer their specialty services for your to enjoy throughout their stay.  Additionally, many times weekend intensive programs are held for guests to delve more deeply into your “wellness”  experiences, combined with […]

Cape Breton Lobster, Lobster, Lobster

July 20, 2010

Many of us enjoy a good lobster dinner and go to Maine and Nova Scotia for the authentic experience. Here at Cabot Shores, we get our lobsters from Merrill MacInnis. For more on lobster and lobster fishing, click to see our video on Lobster Fishing Off Cape Breton Island
We asked Merrill: What’s the difference between “Canners” and “Market Lobster?” His answer can help us understand the history of lobster fishing on Cape Breton Island, in addition to, which lobster to order.
The MacInnis family has been fishing lobster for over 80 years off the eastern (Atlantic coast) of Cape Breton, […]

Celebrating Our 7th Year In Business

March 8, 2010

As a doctor in Psychology, a teacher and a businessman, Dr. Paul and his wife, Barbara, “B”, a nurse and acupuncturist, have created Cabot Shores as a place for rest and renewal along life’s journey.  Founded in 2004,  Cabot Shores is now celebrating 7 years as a destination along the Cabot Trail.
Barbara is getting more involved as director of Gate of Life Healing Arts and turning our Bistro into a popular stop not only for guests, but for locals and for other travelers along the trail.  And, Paul,  a doctor of psychology, now focuses more on being a doctor […]

History of Cape Breton Island

February 8, 2010

Original Inhabitants Cape Breton Island’s first residents were likely Maritime Archaic natives, ancestors of the Mi’kmaq, the latter of whom inhabited the island at the time of European discovery. Giovanni Caboto (John Cabot) reportedly visited the island in 1497 to become the first European explorer to visit present-day Canada. However, historians are unclear as to …

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Alexander Graham Bell Museum

January 18, 2010

Located on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, the site consists of 10 hectares of land, overlooking Baddeck Bay, part of the Bras d’Or Lakes, and Beinn Bhreagh, Bell’s summer home, where much of his scientific work was pursued. The land slopes steeply from the exhibit complex to a small pond beside Highway 205. The Site …

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A Magic Experience at Cabot Shores

January 12, 2010

“During my stay at Cabot Shores, I enjoyed playing pool in the downstairs and walking down to the beach in the morning…”
Mathew Benoit, 9, Portland Maine
“Cabot Shores is a very special place. We loved building rock sculptures on the beach and finding treasures like lobster buoys and wonderful drift wood. Thank you for keeping an running such an ideal resort…”
Anna Benoit, social worker and Matt’s Grandma, Portland, Maine
“I had one of these magic experiences in Cabot Shores when we went up the Indian Brook. We canoed, walked and swam up to these amazing waterfalls. Everything was just right. There […]

Upcoming Events At Cabot Shores

Exciting things are happening here at Cabot Shores! Stay updated on our latest concerts, events, and retreats. Inquire about further details or planning your own event with our front desk staff (902-929-2584 or [email protected])

Dinner and Concert with Steve MacIntyre, October 1st, 2022

Steve MacIntyre will be performing at Cabot Shores on Saturday, October 1st, part of the …

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Dinner and Concert with Janet Bickerton and Marcel Aucoin, September 30th, 2022

Janet Bickerton and Marcel Aucoin will be performing at Cabot Shores on Friday, September 30th, …

Read moreDinner and Concert with Janet Bickerton and Marcel Aucoin, September 30th, 2022

Cindy and Shelley Allen

Dinner and Concert with Cindy & Shelley Allen, August 27th, 2022

Cindy & Shelley Allen are performing at Cabot Shores on Saturday August 20th, for a Dinner …

Read moreDinner and Concert with Cindy & Shelley Allen, August 27th, 2022

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Dinner and Concert with Jordan Musycsyn, August 20th, 2022

Jordan Musycsyn is performing at Cabot Shores on Saturday August 20th, for a Dinner and Concert …

Read moreDinner and Concert with Jordan Musycsyn, August 20th, 2022

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