There are many activities available in and around Pomquet Beach Cottages. Games, as well as the lifejackets and paddles for canoeing and kayaking can be found in the Office building which is behind Cottage #5. Please note that all water activities at Pomquet Beach Cottages are done at your own risk. There is also a number of brochures available to you in the Office building.

Pomquet Beach Cottages

We offer the following activities on site.

  • Beach Access
  • Lawn Bowling / Croquet / Horseshoes
  • Canoe and Kayaking
  • Children’s Playground
  • Firepits

There’s also a number of activities in the area, including:

St. Francis Xavier University

St. FX hosts a number of significant events throughout the year. Graduation and homecoming are the two signature events; but there a many more like Festival Antigonish, and numerous sports events and tournaments.

Riverside International Speedway

Riverside is the only stock car racing facility in Canada east of Quebec to be sanctioned by NASCAR, hosting the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series annually since its inception in 2007.


Our cottages are within driving distance to two of Canada’s premier music Festivals. Use Pomquet Beach Cottages as your home base for music in Nova Scotia.

Chez DesLauriers

The Chez Deslauriers property is located on a coastal rise in Monk’s Head with commanding views of St. George’s Bay, Pomquet Beach and Cape Breton in the distance. The property includes a heritage home (converted to a tearoom), an interpretive centre, and an outdoor stage.

Antigonish Highland Games

The Antigonish Highland Games has built a worldwide reputation based on authenticity, attention to detail, and hospitality. The week long schedule features athletes, pipers, drummers, and highland dancers from across the country and around the world.

Antigonish Golf and Country Club

The Antigonish Golf & Country Club is a private 18-hole golf course located in the Town of Antigonish. This par-72 (6109 yards) course is designed by Bob Moote, with a course rating of 70.2 and a 125 slope. Green fee players are welcome.

Visit Antigonish

Visit Antigonish allows you to plan your adventures throughout Antigonish Town and County. Check out the Events Calendar and take in all the fun and exciting events in Antigonish at a glance! Discover downtown shops, explore scenic parks, soak up the local music festivals, or enjoy fine dining - all within minutes of Pomquet Beach Cottages!