Places to stay in Five Islands, Nova Scotia

We currently have 17 accommodations in and around Five Islands with other regional listings available for Campsites, Hotels, Bed & Breakfasts, Motels and other properties.

B&Bs - 4 Motels - 3 Camping / RV - 7 Cottages / Lodges / Rentals - 3

Five Islands is a rural community located on the north shore of the Minas Basin in Colchester County Nova Scotia. The islands form an exposed part of the North Mountain Basalt. Local restaurants include Diane's Restaurant, and Jack's Ship Diner.

Wondering where to stay? Accommodations in the community are primarily limited to Campgrounds and RV parks, though there are a few nearby Bed and Breakfasts. If you are travelling in the area, Five Islands is located close to Shad Brook, East River, Diamond Island, Carrs Brook and Boyd Brook.

Hungry from travelling? Try checking here for Five Islands restaurants.

Best reviewed accommodations in Five Islands

The Five Islands Ocean Resort, Five Islands

Photograph of Five Islands Ocean Resort, 8 OUT OF 10

Loved this park...clean facilities,friendly staff and amazing views. Yeah, the pool was being repaired but it was no big deal cause the owners sent us to some nearby water falls so the kids could still swim. The kids had a lot of fun plus they had a LOT of fun playing in the mud and digging for .....

The Five Islands Ocean Resort, Five Islands

Photograph of Five Islands Ocean Resort, 9 OUT OF 10

My husband and I stayed for the entire season from early May until late August. The location is spectacular. The campground is in a transition phase, and the new owners Sandy and Tim are investing a great deal of time and money into making this a first rate destination in Nova Scotia. We saw the .....

Selected properties

Five Islands Ocean Resort

Campsite located 1km from the center of Five Islands.

Experience a hidden piece of paradise at Five Islands Ocean Resort & RV Campground in Lower Five Islands, Nova Scotia, Canada and enjoy THE BEST VIEW OF THE WORLD’S HIGHEST TIDES at the same time!.

Photograph of Five Islands Ocean Resort, Five Islands
482 Highway #2
Five Islands, Nova Scotia
"Loved this park...clean facilities,friendly staff and amazing views. Yeah, the pool was being repaired but it was no big deal cause the owners sent us to some nearby water falls so the kids could ..... "


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Other local Five Islands information and places to visit.

  • Longitude: -64°2'12.796
  • Latitude: 45°24'42.642

Valley Drive In Theatre - Hwy #1

Originally one of Canada's oldest solo screens, the Valley had gone dark when it's lease was not renewed. In an interesting turn of events, it was the local Lions Club that came to the rescue, and succeeded in obtaining a new lease on life for the venerable Drive-in. Since their re-lighting of the Valley, the Lions definitely roar .with continuing support from appreciative and supportive audiences. The Valley is open on weekends, seasonally, from mid-May thru the end of September. The screen is lit with double features. Admission: $20 per carload (covers all passengers).

Historic Ottawa House by the Sea Museum - Box 98

This Georgian-style dwelling overlooking island, beach and bay, was originally the focal point for world renowned shipbuilding and international trading businesses. In 1871, Sir Charles Tupper, Prime Minister and Father of Confederation, purchased and expanded the house as his summer residence for the next 18 years. After thriving for nearly a century as a country inn, Ottawa House is now a museum devoted to exhibiting and interpreting part of Tupper's life, as well as the seafaring, lumbering and social history of the Parrsboro Shore. Programming includes: Sunday concerts on the verandah; costumed teas; ongoing activities for children; plus genealogical research facilities. Operated by: Parrsboro Shore Historical Society

Arlene Collins Art Gallery - 10182 Highway 209, Diligent River

Growing up in the country, Arlene’s love for art began at a young age, sketching wildlife scenes and admiring the beauty of landscapes. She was born near Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, and began painting in the early 90’s, first experimenting with acrylics, but preferring oils because of better control and a truer color.(Open by Chance or Appointment)

Nearby towns

Five Islands is close to:

Upper Economy - 10km

Walton - 13km

Parrsboro - 15km

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