Ocean Mist Cottages

Where Solitude Meets Adventure

Year Round Beachfront Cottages on Crescent Beach, Lockeport Shelburne County, Nova Scotia

Ocean Mist Cottages boasts one of the best beachfront locations in all of Nova Scotia with six fully equipped, two bedroom, oceanfront units that promise to meet your every expectation. The tastefully decorated interiors of our beachfront cottages create a cozy atmosphere that is bound to please. You’ll find pine cathedral ceilings and locally crafted pine furniture with all the amenities required for a comfortable stay. Garden doors open to a spacious deck overlooking Crescent Beach where you're only a stones throw away from the Atlantic Ocean. Each of our cottages has a BBQ, picnic table, deck chairs and outside fire-pits.

Interested in peaceful walks on a fine white sand beach where the only sounds you'll hear are the rolling surf and the laughter of children? Spend your days lazing on famous Crescent Beach in Lockeport, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia or relaxing with a book on the deck of your cottage rental. This mile long white sand beach is never crowded yet provides endless hours of enjoyment for those who visit year after year....whether for an hour, a day or a week.

The picturesque island town of Lockeport is joined to the mainland by Crescent Beach and its causeway. It is renowned for its fine white sand beaches and friendly people. With a population of around 600, the community is rarely busy except during its summer festivals -The Shelburne County Lobster Festival, Lockeport Canada Day Celebrations , Harmony Bazaar - Festival of Women and Song  and the Lockeport Sea Derby. We are also proud to co-sponsor Lockeport's open air,  Afternoon Market in the Park every Friday from May 22nd to mid September at the Pavillion.
If you're tired of crowds, and longing for solitude with a little adventure, this is the place for you and your family. Come experience what so many others have grown to cherish....life in the slow lane.

News & Updates

February Availability 

We have  availability for most weekends throughout February but typically do not take one night reservations until fairly last minute and only if it can be put back to back with another booking. Please enquire.


Summer Reservations

It's never too early to consider making plans for your summer holidays as many of the prime weeks in July and August are already completely booked.

  • we rent by the week or longer in peak season ( July, August & September) 
  • the middle three cottages are rented from Saturday to Saturday
  • the chalet and two end cottages are rented from Sunday to Sunday
  • pets are allowed in two specific units and fees apply 
  • 25% deposit required to secure booking ( partially non-refundable - see policies tab) 
  • maximum of 4 adults in any unit or a family of 6 including children


Portland to Yarmouth Ferry 2016 - New Service Next Year

According to the Province of Nova Scotia, negotiations with Bay Ferries are underway for the 2016 season. We will update and provide a link to their site once details of operating dates and schedules are finalized.