Between Breton and Wreck Cove they say there's buried treasure. Use your Breton Cove Hideaway as a jumping off point for your own great treasure hunt.
Sample wild blueberries in fields with eagles flying overhead. Take a path to the beach smelling fresh mint in the woods. Hike down to the beach and you'll find myriad shells and rocks of many colors. About a km further south there's sandy beaches and caves and a fresh pond on one side. Watch for trout at dusk. Ask for clues for treasure holes!!
Return to the Hideaway and relax in a spacious living room with extended Douglas fir beams, 4 bedrooms sleeping 8, cozy stoves in dining and living rooms, a deck ... Even a ballfield across the Cabot Trail, for the young of heart and body next to the Gaelic Singers hall just across the Cabot Trail.
Enjoy a day pass at sister property Cabot Shores or an evening of entertainment great food. Then return for romance or an evening with your family.
Hiking the Highlands of Cape Breton from Skir Dhu: Do you like to hike off the beaten track?
Just go out the door at Breton Cove/Skir Dhu and there's great hiking and walking?
Go across the Cabot Trail and there's a trail with scenic vistas of the highlands, the Atlantic/St. Anne's Bay and the Bird Islands.
Go up the Trail to the National Park and you'll find countless trails including that for Walker Lake, Mt. Frenny and more.
Come back to Cabot Shores (8 miles south) for a great dinner.
Or go to Cabot Shores for a morning of complementary canoeing/kayaking on our lake and Indian Brook.
Explore The Cabot Trail and Have : Whether a whale watch, local shopping for souvenirs or doing a cultural/historical tour, you're right on the Cabot Trail at Skir Dhu.
Go up Cape Smokey from May-October for views and hikes.
Go down the Trail for Ceilidhs and kitchen parties.
Stay in the Farmhouse and relax, write, meditate, cook...good time with your family or mate or friends...