Kennington Cove Beach Kennington Cove is just one of many sandy beaches on Cape Breton Island and is just 10 minutes from the resort.
This historic beach is where New Englanders came ashore in 1745 and the English in 1758, beginning sieges that lead to the fall of Louisbourg. Today, there is only sand, sun and sea.
Battery Provincial Park The Park is located on a hillside overlooking St. Peters Bay on the southeast coast of Cape Breton Island. The lighthouse found in the park serves as a landmark for the entrance to St. Peters Canal. The park is open from mid-June until early September and offers a wooded hillside camp ground, open picnic area, and beach. It also features archaeological ruins of Fort Dorchester, an abandoned lime kiln, and an old farmstead.
Dominion Beach Provincial Park A 1.5km supervised sandy beach with boardwalks which provide access to the beach and protect the dunes. Changing facilities, canteen and salt rinse showers are available.
Ingonish Beach A national park beach at the entrance of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, with fresh, saltwater and beach swimming.
Inverness Beach A 3 km long sandy beach with warm ocean water (up to 75 F), beachfront gourmet patio-restaurant and spectacular sunsets.
Mira Gut Ocean Beach and Boardwalk 10 minutes away nestled beside the Atlantic, Mira Gut Beach is one of the Island’s most popular beaches. When the tide is out, you can walk out far on the sand. The “Gut” is known for excellent swimming and sun-bathing but watch for strong tide currents (areas are clearly marked).
Point Michaud Beach Provincial Park This park features a fantastic 3km sandy beach backed by marram-covered sand dunes and large cranberry bogs.
Pondville Beach Provincial Park Placed on Isle Madame this park has a picnic area, sandy beach, and is backed by gentle dunes, a large lagoon and salt marsh.