Holiday rentals in Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia
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Best holiday rental deals in Nova Scotia

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House ∙ 2 guests
Guysborough, Guysborough County, Nova Scotia
from £47 £76
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5.0
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-24%
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
New Ross, Chester, Nova Scotia
from £60 £78
HomeAway
5.0
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-36%
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Dingwall, Victoria, Subd. A, Nova Scotia
from £48 £74
HomeAway
4.4
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7,433 welcoming holiday lettings from 30 different providers, including VRBO and Booking.com, are listed in Nova Scotia. HomeToGo allows you to directly compare the offers for each rental from various partners to find the best deal and save up to 38%.

Recommended holiday lettings in Nova Scotia

Rent a holiday home, apartment or cottage in Nova Scotia from just £21 per night

House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Crousetown, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
from £63
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5.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Berwick, Kings, Subd. A, Nova Scotia
from £91
CanadaStays
5.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Port Joli, Queens, Nova Scotia
from £77
CanadaStays
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Convoy Place, Halifax, Nova Scotia
from £27
Airbnb
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 3 guests
Melville Cove, Armdale, Nova Scotia
from £21
Airbnb
4.5
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Condo ∙ 2 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Harbourview, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
from £22
Airbnb
4.5
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Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Upper Tantallon, Halifax, Nova Scotia
from £32
Airbnb
5.0
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Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
North End, Halifax, Nova Scotia
from £22
Airbnb
5.0
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Private room ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Spryfield, Halifax, Nova Scotia
from £23
Airbnb
5.0
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Most popular holiday lettings with a fireplace

Fireplace
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Bedford, Halifax, Nova Scotia
from £23
Airbnb
4.5
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Fireplace
Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Clayton Park West, Halifax, Nova Scotia
from £20
Airbnb
5.0
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Fireplace
Shared room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Windsor, West Hants, Nova Scotia
from £21
Airbnb
5.0
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Recommended pet-friendly holiday lettings

Pet-friendly
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Indian Harbour, Halifax, Nova Scotia
from £158
HomeAway
4.8
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Pet-friendly
Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Wolfville, Kings, Subd. B, Nova Scotia
from £28
Airbnb
5.0
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Pet-friendly
Camping ∙ 4 guests
Margaree Forks, Inverness, Subd. A, Nova Scotia
from £21
Airbnb
4.5
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Best holiday homes with a patio or terrace

Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Sherbrooke, St. Mary's, Nova Scotia
from £113
HomeAway
5.0
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Italy Cross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
from £87
HomeAway
4.9
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Afton Station, Antigonish, Subd. B, Nova Scotia
from £86
HomeAway
4.2
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Nova Scotia

  • Kitchen (5,579)
  • Internet (5,387)
  • TV (4,416)
  • Washer (3,675)
  • Microwave (2,800)
  • BBQ (2,177)
  • Garden (2,059)
  • No smoking (1,922)
  • Parking (1,865)
  • AC (1,814)
  • Pet allowed (1,771)
  • Fireplace (1,620)

Price and Availability Index in Nova Scotia Province

Holiday Letting Price Information in Nova Scotia

We summarised price information data in the above graph to give you more insights into prices in Nova Scotia. in Nova Scotia, prices rise to around £120 (13/07 - 20/07). Conversely, the cheapest average prices are in one week of November (30/11 - 07/12).

Holiday Home Availability Information in Nova Scotia

Our availability graph helps you identify the busiest months in Nova Scotia. The week with the highest booking rate in the next 6 months is in December (22/12 - 29/12), when 50% of the holiday lettings are booked. Conversely, you will find the highest number of available rentals during one week in September (28/09 - 05/10).

The Weather in Nova Scotia


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Here is our climate diagram for Nova Scotia. This year, July will have the highest average temperatures. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under -12° in February. The rainiest month is July, while the driest month is January.

Accommodation options in Nova Scotia

In Nova Scotia, nearly half of the 7,433 holiday properties in Nova Scotia are house rentals, which represent 42.2% of the short-term lettings. These types of accommodation have an average size of 135 m² and cost, on average, £127 per night. Moreover, if you're going in a group of 5, house rentals are most likely the perfect property type in Nova Scotia, as they can usually welcome 5 holidaymakers. If you would prefer something else, you can search many other offers, such as hotel rooms, which are another popular type of accommodation in Nova Scotia. Our analysis shows that the standard cost of hotel rooms is £97 a night for an area of 49 m².

History and whale watching await at Nova Scotia holiday cottages

The Canadian province of Nova Scotia brings together diverse experiences. With whale watching and folk festivals, ancient fossils and relics from the sinking of the Titanic, petroglyphs and fresh lobster, there’s a bit of everything within reach when you stay at a holiday cottage here.

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Art & Culture

UNESCO World Heritage

Nova Scotia is home to five UNESCO sites. Wander the streets of Lunenburg's Old Town, or take a tour on a horse drawn carriage of North America's best-preserved colonial settlement. Grand-Pré's spectacular vistas are a testament to the ingenuity of its farmers, while Joggins Fossil Cliffs see some of the highest tides in the world. Some of the fossils here date back 300 million years.

You can also sail through the Bras d'Or Lake Biosphere Reserve, or the slightly smaller Southwest Nova Scotia Biosphere Reserve. At Kejimkujik National Park, you can discover petroglyphs and other artefacts produced by the area’s past inhabitants.

Local Attractions

Whale watching and following the Cabot Trail

Halifax Waterfront is home to a number of exciting attractions. Start at the Canadian Museum of Immigration, discover the Seaport Farmer's Market, the oldest in Canada, and then learn about the sinking of the Titanic at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.

Whale watching is another unmissable Nova Scotia experience. See twelve whale species, along with porpoises, seals, and seabirds. Meanwhile, Nova Scotia's Cabot Trail is one of the top motorcycle trips in the world. The 300km seaside trail winds through national parks and stunning scenery.

Local Events

Festivals to remember

The musical tradition of Nova Scotia is as well developed as its lobstering culture. In July, Halifax Jazz Festival features over 500 performers, while 12,000 folk fans descend on Canso for the Stan Rogers Folk Festival, a fusion of jazz, country, blues, rock and, naturally, folk. The Celtic Colours International Festival, which takes place in October, features 250 musicians, storytellers, and dancers.

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