10 Unique Places to Stay in Nova Scotia

When it comes to unique places to stay in Nova Scotia, there are plenty to choose from. Of course, you can always choose a Nova Scotia hotel, resort or cottage but we think there are more exciting places to stay. Here are 10 very unique places to stay in Nova Scotia that aren’t hotels.

1. Sally’s Brook

118 Black Head Rd, Englishtown, NS B0C 1H0 | year round

The cabins are nestled in the trees with views overlooking St. Ann’s Bay and the mountains of the Highlands. Each accommodation here at Sally’s Brook offers something different.

If you’re looking for a glamping experience you’ll love the Aurora & Galaxy Star view tents. But, if you’re looking for something a little more on-grid you’ll want to check out Eagles Nest which sleeps up to 2.  Amenities include a wood fire sauna, a fully-equipped cook-house with Chef’s kitchen, walking trails, fire pits and panoramic views from every balcony.

Pet Friendly: Yes

Unique places to stay in Nova Scotia - Sallys Brook Seacan

2. White Point Beach Treehouses

75 White Point Beach Resort Rd, White Point, Nova Scotia, Canada B0T 1G0 |year round

Nestled in the trees and perched right on the ocean’s edge, these luxury treehouses include a king bed, air-conditioning/heat, TV, kitchenette and your own private deck for the perfect oasis.

On the grounds, there is restuarnt/lounge, resident bunnies to look for and year-round activities.

Pet Friendly: No

Unique places to stay in Nova Scotia - White Point Treehouse

3. Shobac Gate House

386-440 Net Yard Ln, Riverport, NS B0J 2W0 | Year round

The Gate House sleeps 5 comfortably. A small courtyard on the south face is great for basking in the morning rays and the enormous courtyard on the north face is just the spot to enjoy the breathtaking sunsets or snuggle up beside the open fire pit.

An outdoor BBQ is available for cabin guests to use and firewood, for the pit and the interior wood stove, is provided. Outdoor sports enthusiasts can enjoy surfing, cycling, and more.

Pet Friendly: Yes

Unique places to stay in Nova Scotia - Shobac Gate House

4. Train Station Inn

21 Station Rd. Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, CA |May 1st – October 8th

The Train Station Inn might be one of the first truly unique Nova Scotia accommodations in the province. Vintage Canadian-built cabooses & boxcars, authentic on the outside have been redesigned into private deluxe suites on the inside with reflections of their railway past throughout. The property has a restaurant/bar on site, and walking trails located directly behind the accommodations. The suites include heat/air conditioning, TV, wifi and a full shower.

Pet Friendly: No

Unique places to stay in Nova Scotia - Train Station Inn

5. Ôasis – Kejimkujik National Park

3005 Kejimkujik Main Parkway, Caledonia, NS B0T 1B0 | Year round

This teardrop-shaped tree house is located in a wooded area. The interior features a convertible table/bed on the main level and a suspended hammock loft above. Which makes sleeping a memorable experience. Outside features your own picnic table, and outdoor firebox and is steps away from Kejimkujik park.

Pet Friendly: No

Unique places to stay in Nova Scotia - Oasis Pods

6. Marina Villas – Fox Harbour

1337 Fox Harbour Rd. Fox Harbour, NS B0K 1Y0  | Year Round

Pet Friendly: No

Unique places to stay in Nova Scotia - Marina Landing Fox Harb'r

7. Acher’s edge Luxury Camping

1660 Shore Road , Judique B0E 1P0 | June 01 – October 31

Each geodesic dome is fully enclosed, 100% waterproof, insulated, ventilated and comfortable. With views of the sea and sky that offer everything from peaceful contemplation to inspiration for adventure. The domes include air conditioning/electric heating, a queen bed and a private balcony.  At your door step is Celtic Trail Tours (ATV ride) through the beachside and wooded trails.

Pet Friendly:

Unique places to stay in Nova Scotia - Archer's Edge

8. Summers BnB

24 Sprucewood Dr, Yarmouth, NS B5A 4N1 |: year Round

Stay as a guest and leave as a friend. This beautiful  B&B is located steps away from downtown Yarmouth. Rooms feature queen-size beds, a full bathroom and free wifi. Parking is included and breakfast is served daily! Minutes walk from downtown, and a nature trail nearby for some sightseeing.

Pet Friendly: No

Unique places to stay in Nova Scotia - Archer's Edge

9. Tidal Bore Rafting Resort

12215 NS-215, Urbania, NS B0N 2H0 | Year Round

The chalets are situated on the mighty Shubie river, nestled in the woods with breath-taking views of the daily tidal boar. Each chalet has heat/air conditioning for those cold or hot nights and a full bathroom. Wifi is included. Additionally, you can enjoy the seasonal outdoor pool, take a stroll on one of the hiking trails or ride the waves in a tidal boar rafting adventure!

Pet Friendly: Yes

Unique places to stay in Nova Scotia - Tidal Bore Rafting Resort


10. Natura

 50 lynch Road, Ellershouse, Nova Scotia Canada. B0N 1L0 | Year Round

The tents are equipped with state-of-the-art memory foam mattresses to ensure a beautiful sleep is achieved by guests. Lovingly furnished with all the essentials you need to ‘survive’ in the woods.  All you need to bring are your clothes and your meals – everything else is provided in the luxury tents. Amenities on site include bathrooms, heater and clean running water! Minutes away from local wineries and breweries, this glamping tent is an ideal location.

Pet Friendly: Yes

Unique places to stay in Nova Scotia - Natura

We hope this list of unique places to stay in Nova Scotia helps inspire your next trip! If you found this helpful, please leave us a comment and let us know which you’d choose or if there are others on your wish-list!

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