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Municipality of Chester


While Chester's proximity to the city of Halifax makes it great for a day trip, you may decide you'd like to spend more than just one day in the Municipality of Chester.

Whether you're looking for an efficient motel, a seaside resort, a charming bed & breakfast, or a home away from home - you'll find it here. Then again if you prefer to sleep under the stars we've got some wonderful campgrounds ready to welcome folks with their tents or RVs.


Far Far Away Cottages - Martin's Point

Far Far Away Cottages hosts three cottages located in Martin's Point - 10 minutes from Mahone Bay and 15 minutes from SENSEA Spa. The cottages are listed on Airbnb by super host Jay.


Gray Gables Bed and Breakfast - Chester

Gray Gables exterior. A gray building with a wrap around terrace.

Location: 19 Graves Island Road, Chester

Gray Gables Bed & Breakfast is a 4.5-star spacious Cape Cod house overlooking Mahone Bay and Graves Island Provincial Park. They offer travelers a choice of three comfortable and spacious guest rooms, all with a magnificent ocean view, internet, High Definition TV with On-Demand movies, DVD, welcome basket, welcome refreshments, and robes. All rooms have four-piece private bath suites (one with a hot tub) and private sitting areas in all. Offering Queen, Twin, and King beds. They serve a full breakfast in one of the dining areas or on the veranda overlooking the ocean.


Oak Cottages - Martin's Point

Location: 70 Murray Drive, Martins Point

This holiday home is idyllically situated in the heart of a top sailing environment. On picturesque Mahone Bay on the south coast of Nova Scotia, with the Atlantic at its doorstep, The well-designed cottage (approx. 90 sqm) features a spacious living/dining room with a fireplace and a wall-to-wall windows opening onto the huge garden with magnificent views of the sea; 3 bedrooms, 2 with queen-sized beds and 1 with 2 single beds; two large bathrooms; an open kitchen with dishwasher, microwave and breakfast bar; telephone, flatscreen-tv, internet connection; and a generous terrace (with garden furniture and barbecue grill) also faces the ocean.


Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre - Western Shore

Bird's eye view of Oal Island Resort showing tennis court, swimming pool, lake, wharf, hotel, and ocean.

Location: 36 Treasure Dr, Western Shore

Wake up on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean with salty breezes and life-altering views at Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre. Unwind in one of their nautically inspired guestrooms, cozy weathered chalets, or luxurious seaside villas. Enjoy fresh regional cuisine, live music, water sports, a luxurious spa, crackling bonfires, ocean panoramas, and more. Open year-round.


Mecklenburgh Inn - Village of Chester

White building with green framing and red doors with sailing flags hanging from the balcony.

Location: 78 Queen St, Chester

The “Meck” is a historic turn-of-the-century inn circa 1902, just 40 minutes from Halifax and two blocks from the Atlantic Ocean, in the heart of the charming village of Chester. The harbour is dotted with sailboats and on a clear day the sunshine sparkles off the water and the view is simply spectacular. Proprietor Suzi Fraser is Cordon Bleu trained making her the perfect host to offer healthy and eclectic breakfasts. Depending on your mood you can choose to have it served at the large harvest table amidst the lively dialogue or take it outside on the deck. The atmosphere at the inn is decidedly casual; just kick off your shoes, make a cocktail, and relax. The living room is perfect for fireside chats, a game of Scrabble, or perusing magazines. Or perhaps grab a book from the library and settle in for the night. For more information and to book your stay visit


Sherwood Golf & Country Club Chalets - Sherwood

Location: 500 Sherwood Rd, Chester

Overlooking their premier 18-hole golf course, Sherwood Golf & Country Club chalets are beautifully furnished with your choice of two, three, or five bedrooms, full kitchens, and one/two bathrooms per chalet. Fresh linens and towels are provided. In keeping with the serenity reflected on their course, there are no telephones or televisions in the chalets. These are private, restful places. The emphasis is on the natural world, allowing the mind to think without the ever-present buzz from the corporate world. They are a beautiful place to relax, rejuvenate, and refocus.


Sunroom Restaurant & Inn - Village of Chester

Location: 28 Pleasant St, Chester

Located in the heart of the historic seaside village of Chester on Nova Scotia’s South Shore/Lighthouse Trail, Sunroom Restaurant & Inn is furnished in classic east coast style with locally crafted furniture. The three inn rooms are all newly refurbished and have Queen-size beds made with top-quality all-natural fiber linens and bedding to ensure a restful sleep. Your private ensuite bathroom, which features a soaking tub with shower, is stocked with lots of luxurious 100% cotton Turkish towels and amenities to pamper you.