Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Wreck Cove getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Wreck Cove with a stay in a private vacation home. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Wreck Cove

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Wreck Cove a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cape Smokey (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Highlands Links (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Franey Mountain (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Wreck Cove

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Wreck Cove is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cape Smokey Provincial Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Middle Head Trailhead (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Franey Mountain (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Chutes Mary Ann Falls (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Black Brook Beach (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park (17.1 mi / 27.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Wreck Cove

Fly into Sydney, NS (YQY), the closest airport, located 31.6 mi (50.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Wreck Cove?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 24 vacation rentals near Wreck Cove. From 4 Houses to 10 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Wreck Cove for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Wreck Cove?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Wreck Cove. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Chutes Mary Ann Falls: 17 vacation rentals
  • Franey Mountain: 34 vacation rentals
  • Whale Interpretive Centre: 23 vacation rentals
  • Highlands Links: 34 vacation rentals
  • Cape Smokey Provincial Park: 61 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wreck Cove listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Wreck Cove?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 4 Houses in Wreck Cove. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wreck Cove include:

  • Cabins: 10 rentals available
  • Cottages: 10 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 10 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Wreck Cove?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 22 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Wreck Cove. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.