Skir Dhu, Nova Scotia, Canada is one of the smallest communities to be found on Cape Breton. Despite its size, there are numerous Skir Dhu vacation rentals available to those who wish to visit this Atlantic Coast destination. Skir Dhu, Nova Scotia rentals are found along the Cabot Trail, which is considered the most scenic road in the area and leads to Cape Breton National Park. Many Skir Dhu accommodations put guests fairly close to the ocean or the freshwater lake.
Like most communities in Nova Scotia, Skir Dhu is a fishing village with tourism supporting its economy as well. With a variety of Skir Dhu vacation rentals to choose from, it is possible to find those with two or more bedrooms that can sleep six or more. Many Skir Dhu accommodations are island homes converted into rentals, thus offering at least two bathrooms, waterfront views, internet access, and television. There are a few Skir Dhu, Nova Scotia rentals with gardens and beach access, and all of them have fully equipped kitchens.
The shoreline around Skir Dhu, Nova Scotia rentals is a mix of cliffs, large beach rocks, and wooded forest. Many find Skir Dhu vacation rentals perfect for whale watching, birdwatching, and enjoying the sunsets and sunrises. If you want a day trip away from your rental, there are whale watching tours, lobster and crabbing opportunities, as well as access to the national forest for picnicking, hiking, and more beach access.
Skir Dhu accommodations are about 10 minutes by car from Cheticamp, which houses a variety of tourist attractions such as shopping, restaurants, and the Acadian Museum. The Museum showcases the history of Nova Scotia and fishing villages like Skir Dhu by offering displays based on weaving and rug hooking. The Museum also displays French-Canadian antiques, glassware, and early 1900s' rugs. Elizabeth Lefort Gallery is another museum-style location with rugs and other wares of interest.