The top of Cape Breton Island welcomes you with friendly staff, charming cottages and delicious, locally sourced cuisine!

Welcome to the Markland. In these uncertain times, we want to take a moment to assure you that the safety and
well being of our guests and our community is of paramount concern.  We are taking the Covid-19 situation day by day based on the science, the government's direction, and an overall commitment to everyone's safety. 

We are happy to announce that we will be open for the summer starting July 1st to all Maritimers within the Atlantic bubble. As Canada reaches its vaccination goals, we'll be welcoming Canadians from all across the country, from sea to sea to sea. We look forward to that day! To all our U.S. and International guests, we are keeping our fingers crossed for an early reopening of Canada's borders. There is a light at the end of the tunnel and we can't wait to welcome you the moment international travel resumes. 

We are taking bookings by phone and look forward to welcoming you to a summer holiday. Our highly successful take-out service will resume again in 2021 for the enjoyment and convenience of our guests and community friends.  And our acclaimed restaurant will be opened for inside dining following government protocols. We're ready for you. Make your booking by calling (902) 383-2246 or 1 (855) 872-6048 and let us look after the rest.   

The Markland is located on over 60 acres on the most northern tip of Cape Breton Island with self-contained cottages situated at a comfortable distance from each other. Most of our cabins have fully equipped kitchenettes for those who wish to cook their own meals and enjoy the ocean views from their cabins. Our aim is to make you comfortable and safe while you relax on the ocean's edge keeping the physical distance that we've all become accustomed to.

Guests have access to our kilometer long beach and sandy shore, a simply breathtaking stretch of unspoiled and pristine ocean front.   Nature truly comes alive here where the mountains touch the sea.  These inviting surroundings will replenish and nourish your soul at a time when we all need to get outdoors and simply be.

The Markland is just minutes away from the world renowned CABOT TRAIL, named by Lonely Planet as one of the best road trips in the world.  Cyclists, hikers and bikers can enjoy the invigorating landscape and find an enchanting place to rest at the Markland.  With accommodating cottages, fine food, hospitality and the sounds of the ocean at your window... you'll find it a perfect completion to your Cabot Trail journey!
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