Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Grand-Etang

The ocean views and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Grand-Etang. This relaxing and walkable city entices travelers with its hiking and seafood restaurants. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Grand-Etang

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Grand-Etang a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Centre de la Mi-Careme (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Le Portage Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Cheticamp Visitor Centre (8 mi / 12.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Grand-Etang

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Grand-Etang is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cheticamp Harbour Range Front Lighthouse (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Cheticamp Visitor Centre (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Skyline Trail (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Doyles Bridge Pool (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Sea Wolf Island National Wildlife Area (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park (22.6 mi / 36.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Grand-Etang

Fly into Sydney, NS (YQY), the closest airport, located 54.3 mi (87.4 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Grand Étang, NS, CA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 28 vacation rentals around Grand Étang. From 21 house rentals to 7 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Grand Étang?

Nestle yourself and your crew high in the hills and get ready for awe-inspiring sunrises, excellent stargazing and tons of fresh air. Vrbo has 13 alpine getaway rentals available. Open to other ideas? Vrbo is brimming with other property options to investigate, including:

  • 12 oceanfront vacation rentals.
  • 12 beachfront vacation rentals.
  • 10 ocean-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Grand Étang?

Instead of staying in a cookie-cutter hotel room this vacation, you could rent an entire house. You'll feel like part of the neighborhood in no time! There are 24 options currently listed on Vrbo. Prices begin at $109 per night. Looking for something a little different? You could always go with a cottage. Starting from a mere $187 per night, we have 7 available.

Can I stay in Grand Étang in a large group?

Whether you're setting off on a break with the family or spending a week away with all your old school mates, it's a whole lot of fun hanging out under the one roof! The good news is that Vrbo has options that'll suit. The favorite option for large groups here are house vacation homes, and we have 8 currently listed. The vacation properties that are on offer for large groups around here include:

  • Looking for vacation homes that can hold 6 guests? We have 22 that will be perfect. The prices start from $146 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your crew, you'll be thrilled to discover that there are 12 vacation homes that are perfect. The starting price is $109 per night.
  • Organizing a trip away with a group of 5? We've got 6 vacation homes that will be ideal. Prices start from $168 a night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you can take your uncle, your brother and all your mates to Grand Étang.