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Luxurious Lake Cottage Bear- Outdoor Hot Tub/Sauna

SuperhostSt. Esprit, Nova Scotia, Canada
Entire cottage hosted by Liane
4 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Sparkling clean
19 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Liane is a Superhost
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*If there is no availability during the time that you wish to stay, message us and we'll accommodate you at a different cottage at the same location via airbnb!
Cottage Bear will allow for a peaceful upscale vacation stay within nature. Relax by the lake, hike along trails, or kayak to the ocean beach with complete privacy. Features: a beautiful wooden interior, indoor LED remote-controlled fireplace in bedroom, WiFi, bell TV, designer log furniture, balcony, hot tub & the best lakeside view.

The space
The waterfront cottage is neatly nestled in a clearing that is surrounded by trees to ensure privacy relative to other cottages, yet has a clearing on the balcony side, yielding for a stunning view of the lake and the surrounding lush green plant life and scenery.

The cottage is completely detached from the host house (about 80 meters away) with trees acting as a barrier for privacy.

You'll be able to lounge on the balcony and bask in the sun while enjoying your outdoor BBQ with the utmost amount of privacy.

Access to the lake (which often reaches temperatures of 26-27 degrees celsius (79-84 F) is just seconds away, and reaching, arguably the most private beach you'll find in nova scotia, is just another 30 minute kayak tour away. 99% of the time, you'll be the only one on St. Esprit beach with no one around for miles on end! Check out the guidebook for other fun adventures that await you with your next stay.


Cottage Bear features one bedroom with a Kingsize bed as well as one beautiful log-style futon in the living room that is able to accommodate another two people if needed. Additionally, the cottage has Bell Satellite TV with a flat screen, wi-Fi, mini-fridge, coffee maker, stove, toaster oven, microwave, balcony with patio furniture, outside BBQ, lakeside fire pit and free parking. The bathroom also features a shower where the tub component is a jacuzzi with water jets.

The cottage has clean well water and that has been tested for heavy metals and contaminants.

Guest access
Guests are able to access any part of the resort they wish (this includes the lake, ocean or wherever they wish to go exploring!) other than the cottage areas since these are private areas occupied by other guests.

The outdoor hot tub is situated in probably the most private spot available from a resort in Canada, it is about 70 meters away from all other cottages and is surrounded by trees so no one else can see the hot tub from anywhere. This is unlike all other resorts where neighbours could see you or other guests etc.
The hot tub fits 5 people and is available to all guests over 5 years of age, but we always make sure that each guest is scheduled in for a free block of time where they can use the hot tub privately. If guests wish to spend more than 1 block of time in the hot tub, they can purchase one additional block at 30$. Unfortunately no guests can book more than 2 blocks as there would not be enough time slots left over for other guests on our resort, except for the situation where no other guests have booked the hot tub.

Hot tub schedule
4.30 pm - 5.30 pm
6.30 pm - 7.30 pm
8.30 pm - 9.30 pm
10.30 pm - 11.30 pm

Free:
-complimentary breakfast with a la carte option

Free:
-Luxurious outdoor hot tub.
All guests are allowed to book 1 block for free per booked night. Year-round Access;
26 back-lit jets, waterfountain, 102 F (40 Celcius) water temperature.

-Internet access (available in the cottage and most areas of our resort)

-Boating (canoe, kayaks, paddleboat)--> typically available from April/May to November/December. These times are not set in stone as it depends on how mild our winter and spring is)

-Table Tennis ( typically available from April- November although winter access may be possible weather permitting)

-Lakeside Firepit

-Free Propane BQQ (includes free propane) & charcoal BBQ (the charcoal BBQ itself is free to all guests except for the charcoal which has a 12 $ fee if you wish to purchase it here.

-Free & easy 24/7 access to snack/bar in our main office but food and drink items must be purchased

Access for a fee:
--Infrared Sauna is available (20$ for 1 hr; fits 2 people, 1 session max per day,
except for the situation where no other guests have booked the infrared sauna.
A natural way to relieve built up stress & tension in the midst of nature, all while promoting more detoxification with our infrared sauna than traditional dry & steam saunas. Download the Sonos App (Google Play & App Store) to listen to music during your sauna visit with our provided speaker.
How to reserve a time-slot for our outdoor sauna?

Sauna Schedule
9.00 am - 10.00 am
10.30 pm - 11.30 am
12.00 noon - 1.00 pm
1.30 pm - 2.30 pm
3.00 pm - 4.00 pm
- Neuroptimal Neurofeedback Brain Training—>20$/session
- Joov LED light Therapy (810nm/635 nm)—> 10 $ for 20 min
-Hunting Bow Target Shooting ( 15$/ 30 min). Lost or broken arrows are subject to a 14 $ fee per arrow.
-Charcoal for BBQ (12$)
-firewood bundle 10$

Other things to note
NEW Facilities as of 2018:
1) Joov Red and Near Infrared Light Therapy

Our guests now have the opportunity for whole body rejuvenation with powerful LED technology. Our full-body light delivers professional grade power with clinically-proven wavelengths.
You can experience the amazing benefits of light therapy for your entire body in just a few minutes.
Benefits of Light Therapy
• Aids in muscle recovery and enhances athletic performance
• Improves skin clarity, tone, and texture (boosts collagen and helps improve wrinkles)
• Diminishes fine lines, age spots, and acne
• Fades scars and stretch marks
• Speeds wound healing and reduces inflammation
Fee: 15$ for one 20 minute session

2) Neurofeedback Brain Training
Using the renowned Neuroptimal software, clients are able to retrain their brains to operate more efficiently without exerting any mental or physical effort. In fact, many clients choose to sleep during their sessions while achieving the same results observed clinically! Five sensors are strategically placed onto the scalp which serve to pick up the electrical signals from underlying brain activity (note: these are sensors and serve to detect activity rather than emit electrical activity). Neuroptimal has been in use for 17 years with over 3 million hours of use worldwide and thousands of success stories. See the difference that Neuroptimal can make for you today and book an appointment with us!
*If there is no availability during the time that you wish to stay, message us and we'll accommodate you at a different cottage at the same location via airbnb!
Cottage Bear will allow for a peaceful upscale vacation stay within nature. Relax by the lake, hike along trails, or kayak to the ocean beach with complete privacy. Features: a beautiful wooden interior, indoor LED remote-controlled fireplace in bedroom,…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

Amenities

TV
Kitchen
Bathtub
Free parking on premises
Hot tub
Carbon monoxide alarm
First aid kit
Wifi
Smoke alarm
Hangers

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St. Esprit, Nova Scotia, Canada

In St. Esprit, you will find the peace and quiet in the midst of nature that few places can offer. Most of the time there will be no one else around for kilometres on end, allowing you to relax by the lake and the adjacent oceanside beach, hike along trails, or boat to the Atlantic Ocean via kayak/canoe without anyone else disturbing your vacation experience.

No restaurants are in the area (nearest is 30 min away which includes fine dining), however, upon request, homemade gourmet pizza can be made and delivered as room service.
In St. Esprit, you will find the peace and quiet in the midst of nature that few places can offer. Most of the time there will be no one else around for kilometres on end, allowing you to relax by the lake and…

Hosted by Liane

Joined in October 2016
  • 410 Reviews
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I am the owner and super host for St. Esprit Lake wilderness holiday. I have an attention for detail, cleanliness and offer as much hospitality as I can.
During your stay
By default, guests will receive the utmost amount of privacy, peace and quiet. If we are needed, guests are able to contact the host by pressing the button for the bell ( found to your right when walking into the office area entrance, right next to the light switches). We live on premises so guests can reach us 24/7 if needed.
By default, guests will receive the utmost amount of privacy, peace and quiet. If we are needed, guests are able to contact the host by pressing the button for the bell ( found to…
Liane is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Languages: English, Deutsch
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No pets
Smoking is allowed