Established in the 1930s, the Quarterdeck is truly one of Nova Scotia’s hidden treasures. Perched on spectacular Summerville Beach, over a kilometer and a half of pristine white sand, the Quarterdeck has been a popular travel destination for more than 85 years. Centrally located on Nova Scotia’s South Shore, the Quarterdeck is just 1.5 hours from Halifax, Yarmouth and Annapolis Royal.

For nearly a century, the Quarterdeck has been evolving. From its origins as a roadside canteen serving hot dogs to earning the reputation as the South Shore’s foremost destination for authentic maritime hospitality and fresh, inspired Nova Scotian cuisine. As a Taste of Nova Scotia member, our Grill is focused on serving up traditional flavours and new favorites with an eye on sustainability and local sourcing.

The Quarterdeck Resort offers a selection of fifty-seven guest rooms, ranging from cozy studios to expansive three-bedroom units, designed to cater to various preferences. Among them, twenty-two beachfront rooms provide unparalleled access to the sandy shores, while others boast breathtaking ocean vistas.

Spacious Beach Villas, cozy Shoreline Rooms and a large 3 Bedroom Suite are just steps from the beach. The modern Lofts, perched on the hillside, offer panoramic views of Summerville Beach Provincial Park.

For leisure and relaxation, the Recreation Centre housing amenities such as a small indoor pool, fitness room, sauna, seventeen-seat theatre, and a lounge area equipped with games.

Hilltop and Seawood rooms are nestled hillside, and some accommodations offer the added luxury of a private hot tub the deck.

During the season, guests can enjoy access to the outdoor pool and sun deck behind the Recreation Centre, perfect for soaking up the sun and enjoying leisurely afternoons.

Built in 2023, the Champlain Centre venue space boasts breathtaking views and ample natural light. With its large patio and capacity to host up to one hundred people, it’s the ideal setting for weddings, special occasions, or corporate events, complemented by a sprawling outdoor grassy area perfect for capturing memorable photos.

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