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.

With that said, we are excited to be opening a Take-Out Restaurant Service starting Friday June 5 for our guests and the community. This will enable us to continue serving some of the very best food at the top of the Island. We have put together a fabulous menu (including our famous seafood chowder, the Markland burger, and Adrienne's homemade pies) so that you can continue to dine with ease, pleasure, and safety. Breakfast will be delivered to your cabin and as always, this home made breakfast is included with your stay. 

We have reduced the rates on all our rooms by 19% in the hopes that this significant reduction will encourage you to visit and to make the most of this remarkable Covid year. 

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 WORLD RENOWNED CABOT TRAIL

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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