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Voted as Best Places to Stay in Novia Scotia! 4 Star Chalets and Resort!

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Last updated: 07/06/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Indian Brook chalet description

Welcome to the warmth and rustic luxury of Cabot Shores, four-star Adventure and Retreat Center. Dr. Paul and his friendly staff will ensure that you enjoy the finest comfort for a rare experience with your friends and family.

Cabot Shores is a 55 acre private sanctuary, with all modern conveniences, breathtaking views, and a 2000 ft private beachfront. Nestled in this peaceful setting that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, you will discover a magnificent lodge, 4 chalets, and a selection of alternative shelters (yurts, tepee, and wigwams).

Whiff's Lodge has 7 bedrooms each with air conditioning, 4-piece private baths, and queen or double beds. Our cafe-restaurant offers fine dining and breathtaking views of the Bird Islands and their famous puffins. One of our suites is Barrier-Free.

In our chalets, you will enjoy the freshness of the native wood, the original art, the the openness of the kitchen, dining and sitting area. Each chalet is over 950 sq ft and can accommodate 2 to 8

They all have 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen (fridge, stove, microwave, and utensils), ceiling fan, electric heat, and a TV and VCR. Relax and take in the spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean from the upstairs living room or while sitting on your covered deck.
Our alternative shelters are a unique opportunity to experience a different style of lodging in a beautiful wild setting. According to the culture of your choice you can spend a comfortable night in a yurt, a wigwam all big enough to host up to 6 people.

We also provide a variety of guest facilities including outdoor barbecues, shower facilities and coin laundry.

There is a restaurant serving full breakfast and dinner, with lunches packed by as well.

Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 480 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Massage
      • Private Chef
      • Concierge
      • Staff


      • Smoking Allowed:

        outside buildings...moreless

      • Limited Accessibility:

        one chalet is wheelchair accessible to downstairs (no elevator)...moreless

      • Non Smoking Only:

        Canadian law forbids smoking inside the chalets; can smoke outside...moreless

      • Wheelchair Accessible:

        one chalet is wheelchair accessible to downstairs (no elevator)...moreless

      • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
      • Children Welcome:

        yes, lots to do for kids......moreless

      • Pets Considered:

        yes, each chalet is pet-friendly, by reservation...moreless

      Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

      • Bedroom: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon


      • Bedroom: 1 double


      • Bedroom 3


      • King Bed in upstairs bedroom of Green chalet, as well as trundle bed and optional futon/sofa downstairs in living room. Int the downstairs bedroom is a double bed....moreless

      Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

      • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


      • Bathroom: toilet, shower


      • two baths, one with full shower/bath, toilet and sink; the other with a shower, sink, toilet. There's a 20x10 foot front deck looking out on the lake and ocean beach....moreless

      Other Amenities

          • Chalets - 1 queen, 1 double or 2 twin, 1 queen futon / Lodge - 1 queen or double in each room. Air Conditioning in Lodge Suites, ceiling fans in Chalets Lodge Suites Queen or Double; Hair Dryers in all accommodations; Canoe/bike rentals . ...moreless


          • Television
          • Books For Adults
          • Books For Kids
          • Game Room
          • Games
          • Music Library
          • Piano
          • Ping Pong Table
          • Pool Table
          • Video Library:

            300 plus videos...moreless

          • Video Games
          • VCR
          • DVD Player
          • CD Player
          • Stereo


          • Family
          • Adventure


          • Coin Laundry
          • Restaurants
          • Waterfalls
          • Winery Tours
          • Live Theater
          • Autumn Foliage
          • Bay/Sound
          • Caves
          • Churches
          • Forests
          • Library
          • Pond
          • Recreation Center

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseshoes
          • Whale Watching
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Boating
          • Wildlife Viewing

          local services and businesses

          • Babysitter
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Location Type

          • Near The Ocean
          • Resort
          • Beach View:

            chalets have beach view...moreless

          • Beachfront:

            2007 foot beach, accessible by canoe, kayak, rowboat or yoloboard (stand up paddling) ; or via the Eagle Feather Ferry which is rowboat with pulley...moreless

          • Lake View:

            you look out at Church Pond...moreless

          • Lakefront:

            you can walk to Church Pond...moreless

          • Mountain View:

            see the Cape Breton Highlands--the Indian Brook Wilderness...moreless

          • Ocean View:

            each chalet has an ocean view...moreless

          • Oceanfront:

            access to ocean ...moreless

          • Ski-Out:

            can do cross country skiing and snowshoeing out the door...moreless

          • Water View:

            also there's access to Indian Brook...moreless

          sports and adventure activities

          • Swimming
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountaineering
          • Skiing
          • Wind-Surfing
          • Sailing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Hiking
          • Hunting Big Game
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Ice Skating
          • Snorkeling
          • Spelunking
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Ski Privileges Optional
          • Snowboarding
          • Kayaking
          • Hunting
          • Basketball Court
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Cross Country Skiing

          Arrival Day

              • Saturday

              Communication / Internet

                  • Fax

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card


                      • Wireless Internet:

                        available in lodge...moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Parking Off Street:

                        in front of chalet, included...moreless

                      • Bottled Water
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking
                      • Internet
                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        there's a coin operated laundry...moreless

                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Linens Provided:

                        linens provided...moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        there's coin operated washers at lodge...moreless

                      • Telephone:

                        in lodge...moreless

                      • Telescope
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Safe
                      • PC
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Firewood
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Restaurant Guide

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional


                          • Refrigerator:

                            full refrigerator with freezer...moreless

                          • Oven
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Cooking Utensils:

                            all provided...moreless

                          • Toaster
                          • Microwave
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Catering Available:

                            our Bistro will cater meals or you can eat in the Bistro...moreless

                          • Kitchen:

                            yes, stove, microwave, refrigerator with freezer, coffee maker...moreless


                          • Deck / Patio:

                            (4) chalet has a deck...moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Wood Deck
                          • Kayak / Canoe
                          • Canoe
                          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                          • Walkway To Water
                          • Bicycles
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Binoculars
                          • Boat With Paddles
                          • Fish Cleaning Table

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Hot Tub
                          • Communal Pool:

                            there are numerous swimming holes and ocean swimming...moreless

                          • Outdoor Hot Tub


                          Write a review 4.9
                          from 8 traveler reviews
                          $100-$350night; $700-$2450/weekBased On Double Occupancy
                          2 Bedroom Chalets
                          $275-350 Per Night 
                          Special deluxe offering: $495 a night (please inquire)
                          Lodge-7 Suites
                          $165-225 Night 
                          $900-1400 Weekly 
                          Alternative shelters (yurts, tipis, wigwam)
                          - per night 
                          $100 Per Night

                          Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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                          Last updated: 07/06/2014
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                          The Chalets are a Perfect Gathering Place for Two Familes, Two Couples or A Private Getaway like An Anniversary, Golfing Trip or Just Plain R&R

                          Year-round, you can choose from a wealth of activities including outdoor sports, nature awareness expeditions, and native cultural experiences. Canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, bird and whale watching, massages and acupuncture, and many other activities are available in Cabot Shores. You can create your own program at your own rhythm, or sign up for one of our all-inclusive adventures and retreats.

                          Cabot Shores is also a local hot spot for evening entertainment. Join us in Whiff's Lodge for cabaret-dinners, ceilidhs, concerts and dances to celebrate and learn about Cape Breton's culture and heritage!

                          Easily accessible and less than an hour drive from Sydney's airport, Cabot Shores is the ideal year-round destination - inside or out.

                          Other Activities: concerts, art gallery, dinner theater

                          Golf: Cabot Shores is midway between two of the best rated golf courses in Canada, Highland Links in Ingonish and Bell Bay in Baddeck (see Golf digest)

                          Typically guests stay in chalet, golf and come back for a barbecue or special concerts. Non-golfers are also happy at our adventure and retreat destination.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2004

                          About the owner: Your costs are Barbara and Dr. Paul. Barbara is an accomplished gardener, acupuncturist and vegetarian chef...Dr. Paul is a former "road warrior", teacher and psychologist, who now considers his doctorate in "adventure travel". He loves to hike with Barbara and their dog Cosmo, to yolo board and to jam on the blues harmonica and trombone.

                          Why the Owner Chose Indian Brook:
                          We've traveled the world and found Cape Breton to be a unique, unspoiled and sacred place. We bought and renovated a farmhouse at Breton Cove in 2000 and then saw the property at Indian Brook where we saw the opportunity to build a special Resort and Retreat Centre, one where people can easily discover and create their favorite adventures. The natural beauty of Cape Breton, the warmth and hospitality among its 3 main cultures all drew us to create Cabot Shores, where great stories and memories are guaranteed.

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                          Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, Mi 'kmaq

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