Cheticamp Island Resort on Cape Breton Island offers a tranquil setting with a panoramic view of the Atlantic ocean, Highland mountains and beautiful ocean sunsets from the living room, kitchen and private deck of each of its 5 two-bedroom, deluxe, year-round, housekeeping cottages. Cheticamp Island Resort is the only ocean-front cottage accommodation in the Cheticamp area. Ocean swimming and a sandy beach is only 100 metres in front of the cottages. A local golf course is only a 10-minute drive away. The Cape Breton Highlands National Park is only a 15-minute drive away, with a park entrance at the northern edge of the town of Cheticamp.
Cheticamp Island Resort provides an excellent base from which to drive the Cabot Trail, play one of Canada's platinum golf courses, whale watch, fish the world-renowned Margaree River, or commune with nature.
Cheticamp is an Acadian fishing village located beneath the Cape Breton Highlands on the Gulf of St. Lawrence. It offers a variety of recreational opportunities including an 18-hole golf course, whale tours, fly fishing, deep sea fishing, sailing/boating, horseback riding and hiking trails. Cheticamp's services include: restaurants, stores, financial services, museums, a hospital, a public wharf and an indoor ice rink/arena. An entrance to the Cape Breton Highlands National Park and a visitor centre are located at the northern edge of the village. Cheticamp features warm Acadian hospitality, Acadian cuisine and Celtic music.
Cape Breton Island was recently named the world's second best tourist destination (after the Norwegian fjords) in the National Geographic Traveler magazine. Cape Breton Island is also home to the Cabot Trail, one of the top 5 road trips in Canada as recently noted in Canada's national newspaper, The Globe & Mail. The Cabot Trail is a route that skirts rugged peaks, waterfalls and high headlands, offering spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Directions to Cheticamp Island Resort
From the Canso Causeway, Sydney, North Sydney, etc., travel on the Trans Canada Highway, Route 105 to Exit 7 at Nyanza where the Cabot Trail begins. Travel north on the Cabot Trail (Route 19) for 40 miles - passing on your way Margaree Harbour and Grand Etang. Turn left onto Cheticamp Island Road, the first road on the left after passing Flora's local crafts & gift shop. Cottages are located on the right, with entrance off first road on your right. Should you desire, phone for detailed instructions and places of interest along your way.