Escape to River Ridge Lodge

Savour delicious local cuisine, craft beer tasting, and trail exploring on this five-night getaway!

Just minutes from seaside Mahone Bay, Lunenburg, and Chester and less than an hour from Peggy’s Cove, Halifax, and the Annapolis Valley wine region, we’re a great home base for fun day trips! Whether you want to reconnect with nature, hop between artisan shops and vineyards, or simply do it all, the nearby trails, beaches, and tours make it easy to build a customized getaway. We’ll keep the porch light on and the firepit ready for when you return.

Package Includes:

  • Five-night stay at River Ridge Lodge in a Deluxe Queen, King or Two-bedroom Suite
  • Delicious, hearty breakfast each morning, prepared by your hosts and featuring locally sourced preserves and ingredients
  • Craft beer tasting flight at Saltbox Brewing Company: Choose five unique craft beers or ciders to enjoy at the friendly Saltbox tap room in Mahone Bay
  • $50 dining certificate to enjoy at one of our favourite local restaurants: Mateus Bistro, Oh My Cod!, Betty’s at the Kitch or Rebecca’s Restaurant
  • Bike, walk or snowshoe the Rum Runners Trail with complimentary bicycles or snowshoes (depending on the season), hiking maps, and trail insights. Explore coastal views and nearby communities of Mahone Bay, Lunenburg and Chester—all accessible from the trail. 
  • One complimentary laundry service

Optional Activity Add-Ons:

  • 1.5-hour vineyard tour and tasting of five unique wines at Petite Rivière Vineyards: Available year-round, select days of the week, $25 + HST per person
  • Half-day sea kayak tour of picturesque LaHave Islands with Cape LaHave Adventures: Available May – October; $89 + HST per person
  • Essential Old Town Lunenburg Walking Tour with Lunenburg Walking Tours: Available June – October; $25 + HST per person
  • Winery tour, tasting and $25 gift card at Avondale Sky Winery: Available June – October; $40 + HST per person
  • Admission to Ross Farm Museum: Available year-round, Wednesday – Sunday; $10 + HST per person

Ask us for day trip itineraries and recommendations – we’re happy to help make your stay a great one!

Prices starting at: 

  • $925 + HST for solo travellers in our Deluxe Queen Room
  • $1,059 + HST for two adults in our Deluxe Queen Room

**Custom pricing available for groups of up to eight guests.**

To Book: Available year-round! Check out our online booking (be sure to select two nights) or contact River Ridge Lodge at 902-531-2284 or

Read about our enhanced cleaning policy and Covid-19 protocols HERE.


Package must be booked in advance and is based on availability. Prices of optional activities are not included in the package price. Transportation to activities is not included. Cancellation Policy: Rest assured that we will be flexible if new Covid-19 related travel restrictions get introduced within the cancellation period. For stays from May 1 – October 15, 2022, if the booking is cancelled less than 10 days before arrival, then a charge equal to the full booking amount will be made. From October 16 – April 30, 2023, if the booking is cancelled less than 5 days before arrival, then a charge equal to the full booking amount will be made. In the event of a no-show or booking reduction (after arrival date), the booking’s full cost is charged. For multiple room bookings of three or more nights, a 12-day cancellation policy applies.

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