July 6, 2015

The Lakes Golf Club - Cape Breton Island

Cape Breton Island is known as “Nova Scotia’s Masterpiece”. Located at the northeastern tip of Nova Scotia, this island destination is a spectacular tapestry of rugged coastline, authentic culture and friendly people.

How to Get Here

Cape Breton Island is easily accessible by road, sea and air. If you are traveling by car, there are two entry points to the Island – the Canso Causeway at Port Hastings and car ferries traveling from Port-aux-Basques and Argentia, Newfoundland, to the Marine Atlantic terminal in North Sydney. Bus service is also available through Acadian Bus Lines and air travel through Sydney Airport Authority which provides several flights each day, connecting from major centers via Halifax International Airport.

By Car

Driving onto Cape Breton Island via the Canso Causeway, take Trans Canada Route 104. The Lakes Golf Club at Ben Eoin is located 120 kilometers east from the Canso Causeway on Route 104. Driving time is under 1.5 hours

By Air

From the Sydney Airport, take a left, travel along Grand Lake Road and turn left to Highway 125 at the Mayflower Mall intersection. Follow the signs that lead you to Route 104 and travel through Sydney Forks and East Bay to Ben Eoin. Driving time is approximately 35 minutes. 

"The No. 2 Summer Escape in the World Gentleman’s Quarterly" (GQ) – August 2007

"No. 2 in the Islands, Continental U.S. and Canada"
Travel and Leisure Magazine - August 2007