Local Interest

waterfrontThe Town’s seaside setting, together with its historic ambiance, beauty and compact scale are some of the reasons that folks of all ages enjoy living and working here.

Despite its tiny size and population of just over 900, Mahone Bay boasts resources to meet most needs of its residents.

The community is served by several service organizations, diverse spiritual groups, public and private schools, recreational resources for all ages, and a thriving cultural community.

Everything is close by – bank, pharmacy, post office, supermarket, gas station, convenience stores, farmers' markets, restaurants and take-out food, specialty shops, legal, veterinary and medical services, alternative health treatments – all amenities are within walking distance. As well, residents enjoy high-speed internet, concerts, theatre, galleries, museums, festivals and life-long-learning opportunities.

Mahone Bay offers all the benefits of a small community plus easy access to larger centres such as Bridgewater (15k), Lunenburg (10k) and Halifax (90k).