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Les suêtes & other stormy spectacles

Storm seasons in Cape Breton bring a dramatic showcase of nature's power and beauty, captivating visitors with their awe-inspiring displays. Particularly noteworthy are the fierce suete winds along the island's west coast, known for their intensity and unpredictability. These winds, fueled by the Atlantic Ocean, whip across the rugged coastline, stirring up crashing waves and swirling mists. As storm clouds gather overhead, visitors can witness the raw energy of the elements colliding, creating a spectacle of swirling winds and pounding surf. Despite the tempestuous conditions, storm seasons offer a unique opportunity to witness the untamed majesty of Cape Breton's coastal landscapes, leaving a lasting impression on all who experience them.

Each cottage at Ridge on the Chimney is specially engineered to withstand the storms. Stay in the comfort of the cottage and watch Nature's power and beauty outside your window. You're view of the coastline below exposes the crashing waves at a safe distance. 

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