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Escape To Nature

Relax.  Recharge.  Renew.

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Welcome 

to Cliff Waters Cottages

Welcome to Cliff Waters Cottages, a vacation destination on the picturesque shores of

Cape Breton Island's northwest coast.  Our well-appointed cottages provide a

harmonious balance of comfort, peace and privacy, catering to those who

like remote destinations, beautiful scenery and outdoor adventure.

 

We invite you to join us and discover the beauty of Cape Breton Island from the

comfort of our private cottages, conveniently situated in Pleasant Bay:

Our Cottages:

The Cliff Water Cottage

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The Premiere Destination on
the Island's Northwest Coast 

Cliff Waters Cottage is set on a private 89-acre oceanfront property with panoramic views of the ocean, sunsets, mountains and coastline. Whales and eagles are regularly spotted from the deck of this thoughtfully designed open-concept cottage.

 

The breathtaking property, with secluded beach access, is located just minutes from the Cape Breton Highlands National Park and all it has to offer, making Cliff Waters Cottage the premier destination for couples who love privacy and the stunning beauty of Cape Breton Island’s northwest coast.

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 The Old Salt Cottage

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The Most Central Location
for Families & Groups 

With room for up to seven guests, The Old Salt Cottage offers a rich blend of historic cottage charm and modern comfort in this well-maintained old-fashioned four-bedroom home, centrally located in the foothills of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park.

 

Whale watching, hiking trails, beaches, wildlife, shops, restaurants, and the Cabot Trail are just minutes away, making this the most central location for families and groups of friends exploring the Cape Breton Highlands National Park and all that it has to offer

The Trailhead Cottage

The Best Place to Stay on
Your Hike to Pollett’s Cove

Tailored for couples embarking on the 19 km return trek to Pollett’s Cove, this restful little retreat ensures a restorative stay. As a guest at our oceanfront acreage, we’ll treat you to farm-fresh breakfasts delivered to your door each morning. You can enjoy an outdoor shower with views of the vast ocean and mountainous landscape.

 

With it’s door opening directly on to the Pollett’s Cove hiking trail, this guest house offers an unmatched location for couples seeking to immerse themselves in remote beauty, providing a serene haven for rest and relaxation before and after the challenging hike to Pollett’s Cove.

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Features of our Cottages

01.

Cleanliness

Our high standard of cleanliness is one of the many reasons why Cliff Waters Cottages are such popular destinations. 

 

Since 2002, we have been welcoming guests and continuously improving our hospitality standards.

 

You will always arrive at a clean and comfortable space.

02.

Location

Our cottages are located on the stunning northwest coast of Cape Breton Island, in the charming town of Pleasant Bay, at the foothills of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, along the the world famous Cabot  Trail, with unparalleled access to the most scenic hiking trails in the region.  

Our location is prime, saving you time.

03.

Comfort

We have worked closely with our guests to identify what makes a cottage work well.  We thoughtfully stock all of our cottages with the things you need, and we take great pride in maintaining our cottages. 

 

You can trust that your stay with us will be hassle free and relaxing.

04.

privacy

At Cliff Waters Cottages, we understand the importance of privacy when it comes to enjoying a peaceful getaway.

 

Our cottages and properties are designed to provide our guests with privacy, allowing you to truly rest, relax, and rejuvenate, both inside and outside the cottage.

There is room for you to be you.

05.

Support

We're available to help you with everything you need during your stay.

 

To ensure you are well-prepared, we'll send you our guest information package with directions, tips on where to get groceries, and things to include on your itinerary for the best vacation experience.

You will be independent, but not alone.

Our 
Story

Get to Know Us

Cliff Waters Cottages was established in 2002 with the goal of inviting visitors from around the world to experience the breathtaking beauty of Cape

Breton Island's Northwest coast.

 

We take pride in our family's century long commitment to Pleasant Bay, with roots running six generations deep. 

We are dedicated to ensuring that your stay with

us is nothing short of exceptional.

Explore Pleasant Bay

From the rugged trails of the Highlands to the serene beauty of Pleasant Bay, Cape Breton Island offers an escape into a world where nature's magnificence is on full display. Experience the warmth of the local community, the richness of history, and the endless possibilities for exploration that make this area a unique and unforgettable destination.

Visit our 'Plan Your Stay' page for a comprehensive guide to the enchanting northwest coast of Cape Breton Island, where adventure and tranquility await at every turn.

Our Cottages

  Pleasant Bay - Cape Breton Highlands  - Cabot Trail

Cliff Waters Cottage

The Premiere Destination on the Island's Northwest Coast 

Cliff Waters Cottage is set on a private 89-acre oceanfront property with panoramic views of the ocean, sunsets, mountains and coastline. Whales and eagles are regularly spotted from the deck of this thoughtfully designed open-concept cottage.

 

The breathtaking property, with secluded beach access, is located just minutes from the Cape Breton Highlands National Park and all it has to offer, making Cliff Waters Cottage the premier destination for couples who love privacy and the stunning beauty of Cape Breton Island’s northwest coast.

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Discover Cape Breton Through Our Eyes

Immerse yourself in the gems of Cape Breton Island that we share in our blog. From tales on trails to places to find serene moments of coastal beauty, our posts are a way to help you understand the heart and soul of this enchanting island. Read our latest entries and be inspired for your next visit.

Beyond the Boat: Exploring Cape Breton's Landscape Through Whale Watching

Whale watching from Cape Breton Island is a great way to connect with nature and gain a new perspective on its stunning landscapes.

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As the Cape Breton Highlands transform under a blanket of snow, the serene winter landscape becomes a bustling hub for an array of bird species that either call this place home year-round or visit during the colder months.

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The Pollett's Cove hiking trail winding along Cape Breton Islands’ northwest coast offers a captivating journey through pristine wilderness.

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