Nova Scotia vacation rentals

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Select from 574 houses, 244 apartments, and other vacation rentals to find the perfect place for your stay in Nova Scotia. Vacation homes offer the amenities you expect for your stay with friends, family, or just your pet, like WiFi and parking. At the end of the day, you're sure to find a rental to meet everyone's needs, including a place that is accessible or non-smoking.

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Head to the friendly city of Nova Scotia

The area's museums and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Nova Scotia. Travelers like the restaurants, shopping and local tours in this welcoming and walkable city. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities and attractions in Nova Scotia

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Nova Scotia has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • RBC Centre (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Playdium Dartmouth (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Hatfield Farm (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Hope For Wildlife (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Shore Club Dance Hall (23.2 mi / 37.3 km)
  • Atlantic Playland (10.2 mi / 16.3 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Nova Scotia

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Nova Scotia is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Halifax Public Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Ferry Terminal Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Chocolate Lake Beach (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Point Pleasant Park (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Albro Lake Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Shubie Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)

How to get to and around Nova Scotia

The nearest airport is in Stanfield Intl. Airport (YHZ), located 16.8 mi (27 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Halifax Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is the best area to stay in Nova Scotia when booking a vacation rental?

If you're thinking about a Nova Scotia trip, Chimney Corner is one of the most popular places to stay. Whether you choose a cottage, chalet or another style of property, you'll always have the entire place to yourself.

How many vacation rentals are in Nova Scotia?

The whole property to yourself and no sharing with people you don't know — that's what you get when you book a vacation rental with Vrbo. All it takes is a quick Vrbo search to book a comfy stay to share with your favorite people. Our current selection of vacation rentals in Nova Scotia is ${propertiesCount}.

What is the most popular type of vacation rental accommodation in Nova Scotia?

The most desirable types of vacation rentals in Nova Scotia are houses. Want something different? Vrbo offers a variety of options to match the diverse needs of our guests, so you'll see vacation properties in all sizes and shapes. The ideal home away from home is waiting for you — book yours today.

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

The average price for a vacation home in Nova Scotia is based on several factors, such as time of year, length of stay and property type. Whether you'd like a villa with space for extended family or a quaint cabin just enough for two, just add your travel dates to view stays with amazing value.

How much does it cost to rent a beach house in Nova Scotia?

Prices for beach houses in Nova Scotia can vary depending on the style and size of the property and when you're traveling. Simply enter your travel dates into Vrbo and the number of guests to see available options and prices. From there you can use our filter tool to narrow your search by amenities, ratings, nearby activities and more.

Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Nova Scotia?

Pack a travel bag and a bone for your pup because Nova Scotia has 255 vacation rentals that roll out the welcome mat to doggie guests. Let your four-legged pal have fun with the family at one of our pet-friendly vacation rentals on Vrbo. Simply enter your destination and dates, then check our 'Pets allowed' filter box.

Can I rent a house with a pool in Nova Scotia?

Add an extra element of fun to your getaway by booking your crew into one of the 76 houses with a private pool in Nova Scotia. Use our handy search filter to find the kind of property you want on Vrbo, and then spend your downtime splish-splashing around in a swimming pool that's exclusively for you.

What are popular rental amenities in Nova Scotia?

When it comes to rental amenities that guests are looking for in Nova Scotia, a fridge, off-street parking options and a microwave oven are at the top of the list. With Vrbo vacation homes, you'll enjoy choices to match your taste and style, whether you're on a trip with friends, relatives or even pets.

Are there large group vacation rentals in Nova Scotia?

With 93 properties that can sleep 10 people or more in Nova Scotia, you won't have to keep your invite list short. From vacations with the extended family to special events like Christmas and birthday parties, Vrbo will help you find a large group rental to match the occasion.

Are there vacation rentals in Nova Scotia that welcome kids?

Nova Scotia has 411 family-friendly vacation rentals to choose from. And discovering a stay that welcomes kids is a cinch with our Properties good for families filter. On top of having the whole place to yourselves, you'll enjoy access to conveniences and perks such as dining rooms, private pools and yards.

What are the top attractions for families in Nova Scotia?

Keep the kids happy at these fun family-friendly attractions in Nova Scotia:

  • Dartmouth Crossing
  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park
  • Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in Nova Scotia?

Yes, you can choose from 314 one-bedroom rentals in Nova Scotia. Whether you're searching for a townhouse or a cabin, Vrbo's one-bedroom properties are perfect if you don't need a huge amount of space. One of the major perks of having your own pad? You'll never need to share your adventure with strangers.

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