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Shore Lark by the Sea Nests!!
67 reviews
Shore Lark by the Sea Nests!!
Approaching the Nests from a small boat.
The Nests through sun and fog!
ShoreLak by the Sea Nests
There's the Nests, right next to the fishing boats!
Whales frequently swim just outside the harbour mouth.
Hello! And welcome!
Looking out the harbour from the Upper Nest.
One of the views from your Nest kitchen, looking up the harbour.
Looking out the harbour from the Upper Nest deck.
You can buy them on the wharf...15 minutes from ocean to table!
Your key to a relaxing holiday!
Upper Nest, open concept living room and kitchen.
The harbour is at your door…
Bright and spacious. (Upper Nest)
A fully equipped 'Martha Stewart' kitchen. (Upper Nest)
Everything you need. (Upper Nest)
Tea, coffee, spices, all the basics will be there for you.
A comfy chaise longue to stretch out on.  (Upper Nest)
Guides, maps, whats on where and how to get there!
A warm throw for a cool evening. (Upper Nest)
A comfy queen size bed and memory foam mattress.  (Upper Nest)
Fall asleep to the sound of the waves… (Upper Nest)
And wake up to them too! (Upper Nest)
Fresh sea air all around you… (Upper Nest)
One of the views from the Nest bedrooms.
You can pick blueberries just outside your bedroom!
It's there for when you need it!
A full-size washer and dryer are are there for you too! (Upper Nest)
Luxurious towels, soaps, and even bath salts! (Upper Nest)
You can see whales all the time!
Kitchen and living room. (Lower Nest)
Location is everything! (Upper Nest)
Spacious and bright. (Lower Nest)
The harbour is just outside the door… (Lower Nest)
Perfect after a long hike: a queen sized, memory foam mattress!  (Lower Nest)
People always ask us 'Where did you get that light?! (Lower Nest)
Wardrobe, mirror, towels and soaps, it's all there. (Lower Nest)
Full size washer and dryer! Perfect!  (Lower Nest)
(Lower Nest)
Location is everything! (Lower Nest)
ShoreLark Guest House is located just a couple of minutes walk from the harbour.
You can keep an eye on what's happening down in the harbour… (Guest House)
The Guest House has a commanding view of the harbour.
Sit back and relax…after your hike! (Guest House)
Sit back and relax…after your hike, and watch the activities down in the harbour. (Guest House)
Guest House: Step into your home away from home!
Guest House: Welcome!
Your keys to a relaxing holiday!
Guest House: There's 1400 sq. ft. for you to relax in!
Guest House: Fully equipped kitchen with all the pots & pans, dinnerware, etc. you need. Spices too!
Guest House: Detail is everything!!
Guest House: To help you get going in the morning...
Guest House: Some of the sites you can see on your trip.
Stroll down to the harbour and buy a few fresh-caught lobsters on the wharf…
Guest House: Both kitchen & living room are open. Lots of room and no tripping over each other!
Guest House: Open concept kitchen & living room–perfect for two couples to relax in.
Guest House: spacious open concept to relax in after a busy day.
Guest House: Welcome aboard!!
Guest House: some eclectic reading as well as warm blankets for sitting outside on a cooler evening.
Guest House: Sit and watch some TV with a nice 'fire' going.
Guest House: A fireplace for romance in the Harbour Room!
Guest House: The Harbour Room–you can see the harbour from your window.
Guest House: The Harbour Room.
Guest House: The Harbour Room...small details add to your comfort.
Guest House: The Harbour Room is bright and spacious.
Guest House: The Harbour Room has a memory foam queen size mattress, soft linens, and full wardrobe.
Guest House: a large bathroom with soaker tub, and fluffy towels for four!
Guest House: Lots of space for your stuff!
Guest House: There's even Epsom salts for the bath!
Guest House
Guest House
Yes, why not a chandelier in the bathroom?!
Guest House: down the hall are the laundry room, bathroom and the Sandy Hill Room. Lots of privacy!
Our 2 bedroom Guest House : Sandy Hill room! Soothing sleeps!
Sandy Hill room.
Sandy Hill room.
Guest House: The Sandy Hill Room–the small touches make a difference.
Guest House: You'll appreciate the full size washer & dryer if you've been on the road for a while.
Boone's Head. And yes, you can hike to the top! (Guest House)
The view from the hilltop behind the Guest House.
Whales surfacing in Bay Bulls, just a short drive from Shorelark by the Sea.
A calm summer evening.
Brightly coloured netting and a crabpot.
That's not Photoshop!
Rope, highflyers and bright floats on the wharf.
A humpback whale surfaces while feeding. Sometimes they swim just outside the harbour mouth.
Buoy or buoy!
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador


The Shore Lark NESTS ( Upper & Lower) are each 2 person max. $160(CAN) a night ($480 for the 3 night minimum) or $1100 (CAN) a week PLUS a $45 or $65 departure housekeeping fee (depending on length of stay) and .15% HST (Sales Tax).

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About the Owner, Karen V
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Aug 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 67 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
Our guests have their own key to their unit and come and go as they please - but we are a moment away if you need anything! All information on our units is available on Shore Lark by the Sea web.


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Excellent - based on 67 reviews
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English first
Orillia, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
168 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

Petty Harbour is the perfect place, 15 mins out of St. John's but a world away in terms of atmosphere and sites. Its a working fishing harbour. Yet close enough to all that St. John's offers. Shorelark Nest is the perfect 1 bedrm 2 person accommodation with a spectacular view of the harbour and ocean. Modern amenities with a home...

Management response:

LOL!!! Thanks so much Chip!!! We appreciate the recommendation - we REALLY do! So glad you enjoyed all that Petty Harbour and St. John's has to offer. You really got to see the difference too - what with your time in St. Johns...and then only a 15 minute scenic drive to Petty Harbour - and it's like being a world...


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Tracey P
Burlington, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017
person found this review helpful

The word for our stay in Petty Harbour and the Upper Nest: serendipity. We were unable to find a place to stay in St. John’s, so went looking a little further afield. And what a find– Shorelark by the Sea - a perfect base for our adventures on the peninsula– from sunrise over the harbour, through our count-the-whales sightings, to...

Management response:

Hi Tracey! Thank you for the lovely review! We're so glad you enjoyed you guys enjoyed your stay at the Nest and Petty Harbour itself! Tons of whales AND gorgeous sunsets this year - happy you were here for it all!!! Take good care.... hope you come back for more!!!


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Reviewed 13 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

I was on the east coast trail and needed some days to rest. Throug a coincidence I found this rental house. I met the owners Dave and Caren. Two wonderful people that would help you with every problem you have during your stay. They offered me to drive me to the store if I needed to buy something. But not...

Management response:

Hi Martin & Sebastian! It was wonderful to meet you guys and be able to provide a few nights of warm shelter from the elements on your father-son hiking vacation! Although you did not plan a stay in Petty Harbour we are so glad you found us…and that Chafes Landing Seafood Eatery and the Watershed Café was able to keep...


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Arrival after 3:30 pm. Departure before 11 am. Minimum age 25 yrs. Our Businessite has all policies including full cancellation policy. Rental Agreement will be sent for signing...
    1 Full bath
    1 King
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
  • Cleaning fee (varies by unit and length of stay) from: $45-$100: $45 / stay - Fee
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Rates are High Season Rates (Mayr-Oct incl.) and do not include HST (sales tax) and cleaning fee which will be added at payment processing. Low season and winter rentals also available, please contact us for rates.
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About the neighbourhood
ShoreLark by the Sea self-catered accommodations are located in the utterly charming 500 year old fishing village of Petty Harbour, Newfoundland & Labrador and only 15 minutes from the action of downtown St. John’s, the oldest city in North America! Be mesmerised by the massive hills, crisp sea air and of course, the awesome ocean views. Pop down to Chafes Landing for a fresh seafood meal, the WaterShed Cafe or pick up fresh lobster and fish from the local NL specialty grocery store, Bidgoods. There’s Zip Lining, the Mini Aquarium, Herbies Craft Shoppe, Watershed Café! So many things to do in and around Petty Harbour! ! ! For pictures of all units, full rates, policies, availabilities and Guest Reviews see Shorelark by the Sea (dot) com.
Getting around
We are a tiny fishing community and therefore do not have public transit coming through.

Rent your car as soon as you book your flights as they can be a commodity during high season.

A cab ride to downtown is approximately $30. Ask cab company for exact rate.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: St. John's Intern'l Airport: 22.0 km
Ferry: Argentia: 134.0 km
Make sure you book your rental vehicle as soon as you have booked your flight - they can be difficult to get at that time of year.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby.
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