Exterior view of the Hotel at Atlantica Hotel Halifax

Points of Interest


When it comes to discovering the best of the city during your holiday or business trip in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the Atlantica Hotel Halifax is one of the best places to stay. We think close is good! Close means everything is within reach, so you can experience more. That’s what makes Atlantica Hotel Halifax different. The best restaurants, attractions, party rooms, and entertainment Halifax has to offer are right around the corner. 

Museum of Natural History

The Museum of Natural History is responsible for the collecting and recording of artifacts of cultural significance to Nova Scotia as well as promoting Nova Scotia's natural landscape. Here at the Museum we house collections on Archeology, Ethnology, Mammals, Marine life and more

Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

It’s clear why this strategic hilltop location with a commanding view of the Halifax harbour was chosen in 1749 for the fort destined to protect the city

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

Canada has been profoundly shaped by immigration. The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 aims to inspire and enable Canadians to explore their relationships with those migrations.

Peggy's Cove

Built in 1915, Peggy’s Point Lighthouse still keeps watch over surging ocean waves and working lobster boats. Amble over giant rocks worn smooth by the sea and share in the view.

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is the oldest and largest Maritime Museum in Canada. The original concept of the Museum can be credited to a group of Royal Canadian Navy officers who envisioned a maritime museum where relics of Canada’s naval past could be conserved.

Halifax Public Gardens

The Halifax Public Gardens are Victorian era public gardens formally established in 1867, the year of Canadian Confederation.

Point Pleasant Park

Situated in the south end of the Halifax peninsula, this historic 75-hectare wooded area is a great spot for walking your dog, running, biking, or just sitting on a bench contemplating the ocean. Much of the park is wheelchair-accessible.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is the largest art museum in Atlantic Canada. With locations in downtown Halifax and Yarmouth, the Gallery is home to the Province’s art collection and offers a wide range of exhibitions and programming.

Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk

Surrounded by sparkling ocean, a working port, local artisans, seasonal vendors, and year-round businesses, the Halifax waterfront boardwalk is a can’t-miss item on your visit to Halifax!

There is truly nothing else like it in Canada, making it easy to see why the Halifax Waterfront is the number-one most-visited attraction in Nova Scotia.

Alexander Keith's Brewery

A “jewel in the crown” of Halifax, Alexander Keith’s Nova Scotia Brewery first opened its doors almost 200 years ago. Today, the same brewery serves as a popular destination for visitors and beer fans alike.

Discovery Centre

Halifax Nova Scotia's newest attraction, offering fun, hands-on learning experiences, including Canada's first immersive dome theatre.

Emera Oval

The Oval is open year round! Get outside and enjoy free public ice skating in the winter and free biking, roller blading and roller-skating in spring/summer. How great is that?

There are also skates and helmets available for use at no charge, and learn to skate and speed skate programs.

Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market

The Halifax Farmers' Market is the oldest continuously operating farmer's market in North America having been founded in 1750.

Neptune Theatre

The Neptune Theatre is the largest professional theatre company in Atlantic Canada with a capacity of 458

Fisherman's Cove

Active wharf & fishing village made up of colourful cabins, with a boardwalk, gift shops & dining.

Halifax Shopping Centre

Halifax Shopping Centre, located in Halifax, Nova Scotia is Atlantic Canada's largest multi-building shopping centre.

Mic Mac Mall

Mic Mac Mall is Atlantic Canada's largest enclosed shopping mall.

Bayers Lake Business Park

Bayers Lake, Halifax, Nova Scotia, is one of the largest business parks in Atlantic Canada, a premier destination for shopping, dining and entertainment.

People visiting a lighthouse near Atlantica Hotel Halifax