20 of the Best CoolStays in the Scottish Highlands & Islands

20 of the Best CoolStays in the Scottish Highlands & Islands

31st May 2018

If you are looking to escape and find peace and tranquillity, this is as good a place as any in the UK. Stunning coastal views at every turn, secluded villages, unspoiled beaches and abundant wildlife. The west coast of Scotland is, quite simply, beautiful! Here's 20 of our favourite places to stay in the Highlands and Islands.

AirShip 002

Lochaline - Argyll

Sleeps 2

Airship002 is a comfy, cosy and quirky place to stay near Drimnin in the Scottish Highlands - an ideal and romantic retreat for two

Avernish Lodge

Kyle of Lochalsh - Ross-shire

Sleeps 4

Rugged outside, modern inside… This 2-bedroom lodge on the banks of Loch Alsh has the most beautiful of locations and superb style

Tigh Darach

Oban - Argyll

Sleeps 8

A well-equipped, warm and comfortable self-catered family house in the Scottish Highlands with incredible views of the Sound of Mull

Croft 103

Durness - Sutherland

Sleeps 2

Two contemporary eco-hideouts in a wild Scottish landscape, hidden away from the outside world for the ultimate romance…

Badan Mhugaidh

Torridon - Highlands

Sleeps 4 per cottage

Offering superb views of Loch Torridon and the Torridon Hills, Badan Mhugaidh gives you the Scottish Highlands break you always wanted, and does it in style

Treshnish Cottages

Isle of Mull - Argyll

Sleeps 6

Charming cosy cottage surrounded by rugged coastal scenery with wonderful sea views, perfect for romantic breaks and family trips.

The House at Mackay's

Durness - The Highlands

Sleeps 6

Gorgeous rural retreat in Durness, Scotland, with comfy beds, a roaring fireplace, and big, deep bathtubs.

The Crofter's House

Portree - Isle of Skye

Sleeps 2

A romantic, couple’s cottage on the breath-taking Isle of Skye, with views across a sparkling bay and rugged, forest hillsides…

The Brochs of Coigach

Achiltibuie - Scottish Highlands

Sleeps 2-6

The wondrous views of the coast, mountains and wildlife are just part of what makes this pair of recreated roundhouses so special. Inside you have a sauna and rooms filled with art

Knoydart Hide

Inverie - Scotland

Sleeps 2

Experience views to die for at this newly-built romantic hideout with hot tub and sauna in Scotland’s remote Knoydart peninsula.

Innis-a-Chro Croft Cottages

Kyle of Lochalsh - Ross-shire

Sleeps 4 per cottage

Two stunning cottages in the glorious Scottish Highlands, with legendary views over the Munro Mountains…

Sound of Harris

Isle of Harris - Eilean Siar

Sleeps 2 per unit

Chic and contemporary mid century style holiday units, located in the remote splendour of the Outer Hebrides, a perfect retreat for just the two of you.

Dark Skye Cottage

Isle of Skye - Highland

Sleeps 2

Dark Skye Cottage is the perfect romantic getaway on Scotland’s Isle of Skye offering spectacular views and unrivalled luxury

The Cabin

Durness - Sutherland

Sleeps 4

Quaint rustic cabin on the Northwest coast of Scotland, surrounded by rugged hills and gorgeous beaches.

Sealoch House

nr Ullapool - Ross-Shire

Sleeps 6

A remote and contemporary home in the Scottish Highlands, close to the shores of Loch Broom and the picturesque fishing town Ullapool.

Skye Window House

Isle of Skye - Scotland

Sleeps 6

A beautifully-designed home on the majestic Isle of Skye, where serene coastal vistas will take your breath away….

Lewis Longhouse

Coll Sands - Isle of Lewis

Sleeps 4

Walk on stunning beaches or wrap up warm in front of the stove - Lewis Longhouse is a luxury home engulfed in calming natural beauty.

The Stonehouses

Ullapool - Highland

Sleeps 3-4

Explore Highland life from these luxurious houses that offer you panoramic views across Loch Broom and a private sauna.

Black h

Isle of Skye - Highland

Sleeps 2

Spaciously minimalist and modern, Black h is the perfect self-catered property for two to enjoy the privacy and remote beauty of the Isle of Skye

Tigh Beag

Shieldaig - Ross-Shire

Sleeps 4

The perfect combination of subtle style and stunning scenery, Tigh Beag is in just the right place for that Scottish holiday you always wanted – right by Loch Shieldaig

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