Winter is one of the best times to head to a cottage. There's nothing like relaxing at a charming log cabin surrounded by fluffy snow and getting cozy by the fireplace to leave you feeling recharged. Even if you don't have a family cabin, there are plenty of affordable options to rent instead. On Airbnb, you can find all sorts of cheap cottage rentals in Nova Scotia this winter for you and your closest pals.
While there are tons of events and activities to enjoy this winter in Nova Scotia, like visiting a massive Christmas lights festival or going for cocktails at some of the new bars in the city, we understand sometimes you want a bit more adventure.
Thankfully, you don't need to break the bank to have fun around Nova Scotia. We've found plenty of places to stay this winter that will protect your wallets and leave you more funds for gift-shopping.
Many of these cabins make the perfect spot to enjoy winter activities, such as snowshoeing, cross country skiing, building a snowman, or even soaking in a hot tub.
It's time to plan your perfect winter getaway with your friends now, before all the cheap places are fully booked.
Here are 12 affordable cabins you'll want to rent with your BFFs this winter in Nova Scotia.
Price Per Night: From $134 for four guests
Neighbourhood: Wolfville, NS
Why You Need To Go: This historic Airbnb dates back to the 1800s and is super cozy inside.
The River House
Price Per Night: From $181 for five guests
Neighbourhood: Yarmouth, NS
Why You Need To Go: This waterfront cottage can comfortably sleep up to five people, so it's perfect to rent with your friends.
Cottage At Mahone Bay
Price Per Night: From $113
Neighbourhood: Mahone Bay, NS
Why You Need To Go: This is a charming cottage that's only a short walk from downtown Mahone Bay.
Quiet Riverside Retreat
Price Per Night: From $113
Neighbourhood: Crousetown, NS
Why You Need To Go: You can escape the city to spend your time relaxing at this cottage. It comes with a fire pit that's perfect for roasting marshmallows outdoors, and a wood stove inside to keep the home toasty.
Cozy Cottage Loon
Price Per Night: From $305 for four guests
Neighbourhood: St. Esprit, NS
Why You Need To Go: The gorgeous private hot tub at this cabin is the ultimate spot to relax this winter.
Tall Pine Cove
Price Per Night: From $177 for five guests
Neighbourhood: Annapolis, NS
Why You Need To Go: With enough room for five people, this beachfront cottage makes a great weekend getaway.
Price Per Night: From $224.50 for three guests
Neighbourhood: Cheticamp, NS
Why You Need To Go: You'll quickly fall in love with this charming cottage that has a view of the Cape Breton Highlands.
River Cabin Hideaway
Price Per Night: From $221
Neighbourhood: LaHave, NS
Why You Need To Go: You'll want to curl up with a good book at the amazing window seats near the fireplace.
Lakefront Log Cottage
Price Per Night: From $163.50 for six guests
Neighbourhood: Wentworth, NS
Why You Need To Go: We can't think of anything more picturesque than relaxing at a log cabin this winter.
Price Per Night: From $184 for six guests
Neighbourhood: Hubbards, NS
Why You Need To Go: This newly renovated chalet is bright and airy inside.
Price Per Night: From $254 for four guests
Neighbourhood: Westchester Station, NS
Why You Need To Go: This cabin not only has a unique A-frame structure, but a hot tub and fireplace, too.
Price Per Night: From $226 for seven guests
Neighbourhood: Salt Springs, NS
Why You Need To Go: You can stay here with up to seven people for super cheap.