Ingonish, on the world famous Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.
Welcome to the rugged headlands, sandy beaches, lush green valleys and wild, open barrens... a destination point for all ages in all seasons and the starting point for your adventure into the Cape Breton Highlands.
The area known as Ingonish is actually a cluster of five small communities on the Cabot Trail, nestled between the National Park, Highlands and Atlantic Ocean. It consists of Ingonish Ferry in the South followed by Ingonish Harbour, Ingonish Beach, Ingonish Centre, and ends with Ingonish in the North. From start to finish the area covers only 16 kilometers, so no matter where you stay in Ingonish, you are only minutes away from all recreation and services. Much of the Ingonish area borders the 950 square km Cape Breton Highlands National Park which contains campgrounds, look-offs, picnic sites, beaches and hiking trails.
The area offers both saltwater and freshwater fishing with ocean charters available. The multitude of lakes, ponds and rivers provide excellent salmon and trout fishing from June 1st thru early October.
In the Spotlight
- This sweet little house on the water, with its Incredible views is located 2 minutes away from the gateway of Cape Breton Highlands National Park and its numerous beaches and trails. The top floor is all windows facing south looking at Ingonish harbour. It has a complete kitchen, a bathroom, one bedroom and a deck outside. The walk-out basement is set up as our children's bedroom/recreation room. It has bunkbeds with a double below and a twin above, a 1/2 bath, a woodstove and the washer/dryer. The space If in the house you feel in a gondola suspended in breathtaking sceneries, a short walk downhill takes you to the water where you can kayak, swim or fish at high tide or look for mussels, clams and oysters at low tide. Perfect place to have a bonfire by the water. Book Now!
- Salty Rose's is located in Ingonish on the beautiful Cabot Trail. Its rooms are above an interesting art & craft shop/café and in walking distance of two stunning beaches. Find restaurants and local shops nearby, and visit the Groovy Goats farm next door where our signature soaps are made. Book Now!
- A vacationer’s dream, Glenghorm is ideally located so you can take advantage of all that our little slice of heaven has to offer. Ingonish is close to so much to do in Cape Breton. Right on the Cabot Trail, and next to Cape Breton Highlands National Park, if you enjoy beautiful scenery and the great outdoors, you are in for a real treat. Book Now!
- From sandy beaches, lush green valleys and wild open barrens of Cape Breton we invite you to make Skyline Cabins your vacation destination and the starting point for your adventure into the Cape Breton Highlands. The area known as Ingonish is on the Cabot Trail, nestled between the National Park, Highlands and Atlantic Ocean. From start to finish the area covers only 16 kilometres, from the Skyline Cabins you are only minutes away from all recreation and services. Much of the Ingonish area borders the Cape Breton Highlands National Park which contains, look-offs, picnic sites, golf, beaches and hiking trails. Book Now!