Skip to main content

Markland – Coastal Beach Cottages

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Trip Advisor Rating Based on 397 Reviews

802 Dingwall Road

902-383-2246


The Markland welcomes you to the TOP of the ISLAND. 

We are beautifully situated on a peaceful 50-acre private ocean beach setting. We feature 23 chalets/log cabins which are well stocked and cleaned daily by our friendly and accommodating housekeeping staff. We offer chalets and log cabins with King or Queen beds, sofabeds, 4-pc bath, Wi-Fi, living room, microwave. 

We also have a fabulous restaurant on site that features some of the best seafood and homemade pies in Cape Breton. A continental buffet breakfast is included with your stay, and barbecues are available for your use. In addition to our pristine beach, we have a heated outdoor swimming pool and a wedding/concert hall perfect for music, ceilidhs, and community events.  

Friendly staff, comfortable cabins and a stunning location – the Markland Coastal Beach Cottages is perfect for families, reunions, or romantic getaways. Located in the picturesque fishing village of Dingwall, the Markland is just minutes away from the world-reknowned Cabot Trail and a great base to explore other local activities such as whalewatching, kayaking, and golf. 

Nearby Things To Do

Freshwater Lake Look-off Trail

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Trip Advisor Rating 7 Reviews

Region: Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

Short but steep, or, steep but short! A picturesque vista unfolds before you: Ingonish Beach, Freshwater Lake, Middle Head and Cape Smokey. ...


46.646 -60.4028

Go Wild!

Region: Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

Choose your own guided adventure to discover the Cape Breton Highlands National Park’s secrets. Awake your senses as you explore remote wa...


46.645975 -60.401894

Jack Pine Trail

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Trip Advisor Rating 1505 Reviews

Region: Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

This scenic trail overlooks the Atlantic coastline and winds through a post-fire jack pine stand. This pocket of jack pine is significant be...


46.7786 -60.3322

Cape North Farmers' Market

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: Cape North

Our region – the northeast Highlands of Cape Breton Island – is a mountainous, rocky one, with harsh weather and many, if small, pockets...


46.885 -60.4959

Salmon Pools Trail

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Trip Advisor Rating 2 Reviews

Region: Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Community: Chéticamp

Ideal for a fitness walk or a stroll, this level trail follows the bottom of the Chéticamp river canyon with cliffs almost 400 metres (1300...


46.6433 -60.9468

Related Stories

Celtic Heart of North America

Experience Celtic Colours

Destination Cape Breton will be live streaming from Celtic Colours. Experience the music, energy and excitement as people come from far and wide to celebrate Celtic culture.

View More