Unique Accommodation with a Canoe on a Private Island in Blue Rocks, Nova Scotia

Blue Rocks, Nova Scotia (Canada)
1 unit
2 guest capacity

Accommodation Description

This yurt accommodation is located on a fantastic private island in Blue Rocks, Nova Scotia, and can accommodate up to two guests, making it ideal for a romantic getaway. Inside this unique accommodation, guests will find a comfortable queen-size bed with luxurious, fresh linens. There is a cozy sitting area, a dresser, and a skylight that offers unbelievable views of the night skies. Guests will have full use of the well-equipped kitchen with a propane stove, a kettle, a sink, and some basic kitchen equipment. There is also a lovely dining table with seating for two.

Because this island is off-the-grid, guests will not have running water but will be provided with water, propane, LED lighting, and a cooler. Outside, they will find Adirondack chairs that sit on the water's edge, where guests can take off in the provided canoe. A fire pit is the best place to enjoy a night on this island, where guests can roast marshmallows under the stars. Guests will have access to a private compost toilet. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Toilet
  • Parking
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Queen-size bed
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Garden
  • Linens
  • Dining table
  • Stove
  • Tea kettle
  • Fire pit

This glamping site has a range of facilities to ensure a comfortable stay for guests, including fresh linens and a small kitchen with a propane stove and dishes. Guests will be provided with LED lights, propane, water, basic kitchen needs, and a cooler. Outside, there is a fire pit and a compost toilet. Guests are also provided with a canoe to use during their stay.

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Location + Surroundings

  • Supermarket
  • Museums
  • Shopping

This spectacular glamping site is situated on a picturesque, private island in Blue Rocks, Nova Scotia. The two-acre island overlooks the famous fish shacks of Blue Rocks and is an ideal off-the-grid getaway for those seeking true relaxation and peace. Next to the glamping site is a general store, while nearby guests will find a canoe and kayak tour agency named Pleasant Paddling. The town of Lunenburg is less than 15 minutes from the site by car, while the town of Mahone Bay is 20 minutes from the site.

In approximately an hour and a half by car, guests will reach Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, located on the eastern shore of Halifax Harbour. Dartmouth boasts some famous tourist attractions like the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the Discovery Centre. Read More


  • Bird watching
  • Swimming
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Horseback riding
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Biking
  • Water sports
  • Stand-up paddleboarding

While staying at this incredible glamping site, guests will find a wide variety of activities to enjoy. Just minutes away is Pleasant Paddling, an agency that organizes canoe and kayak tours. Guests can enjoy an exciting tour around the private, two-acre island and in the gorgeous blue waters that surround it. At night, guests can sit under the night skies and roast marshmallows around the fire pit. This location is perfect for fishing, water sports, and paddling in the shallows.

Guests can make the short trip to Lunenburg, a port town with plenty of restaurants, cafes, and shops. Here, guests can spend an afternoon at the Ironworks Distillery, an impressive micro-distillery found in a blacksmith shop. Keen anglers should head to the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in:
    3 p.m.
  • Check-out:
  • No smoking

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
  • You will be charged for one full night’s stay plus 50% of the cost of the rest of the stay if you cancel within 7 days of check-in.
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Additional Information

Pets and smoking are not permitted.

Guests should note that, as this island is off-the-grid, there is no running water. They will be provided with water during their stay.

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