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Highlights on Isle of Skye
- Paradise island with natural beauties
- Amazing Fairy Pools Trail
- Animal farm to play
- Incredible sunset views
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The Isle of Skye is one of the most popular tourist destinations in all of Scotland, and it has some of the most impressive landscapes in the world. Nature lovers and history buffs alike will find majestic works to admire on the Isle of Skye. The multiple accommodation options are in the middle of the best of the island, so you don't miss a single detail. You can stay surrounded by hills and near Raasay Bay in Portree; or perhaps in Broadford near the natural habitat of many wild species; or around Dunvegan Lake. Be that as it may, in Isle of Skye you have many options to enjoy your trip to the fullest.Comfortable rooms with epic views
This island is the ideal destination to enjoy an unforgettable stay. The Holidays rentals are made to live a paradisical experience on this magical island. Recently renovated facilities and rooms with all the comforts and space for the whole family are part of the range of offers on The Isle of Skye that can be found from Brogaig, Carbost, Portree or Luch Hourn. With the capacity to receive couples, large families and large groups, the Holidays rentals can accommodate from 2 to 10 people. Facilities with lush gardens, Jacuzzis, epic views, easy access to the beach, swimming pools and many other details
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The area and getting around
The Isle of Skye stretches for 50 miles and is famous for being the largest of Scotland's Inner Hebrides and lies off the West Coast of Scotland. The Isle of Skye has incredible natural, historical and cultural attractions in almost every corner. The main town on this island is its capital, Skye. In the north of this island there are picturesque towns such as Dunvegan, where you can visit the incredible Dunvegan Castle; Edinbane, Uig, where the ferry port is located that take boats to the islands of Uist and Harris; and Staffin, while in the south we can find some like Broadford, full of craft shops and artist studios; Armadale, Carbost and KyleakinTour all the paradisical beaches of this beautiful island.
Skye is recognized for its historical value and the beaches are not left out of these. To the north of the island is Staffin Beach, loved by geologists and explorers, as here are amazing dinosaur tracks dating back 165 million years. The most convenient thing is to visit it in winter to be able to appreciate these footprints more closely; And those who like the subject can learn more about dinosaurs by visiting the Staffin Dinosaur Museum. In the north are Braes Beach, perfect for venturing out on exploratory trails through its caves; Camas Ban, located at the end of a path; and Waterloo Beach, near Broadford, surrounded by lots of sand, winds, and rock pools. In the south, you can access the marine lake of Elgol Beach, in the west, visit the vast sandy beach Glen Brittle Beach or discover the beautiful views of the cliffs and waterfalls in the mind-blowing Talisker Bay
Travellers and activities
One of the best things to do on the Isle of Skye is take a walk on its many trails. There are hiking trails for people of all levels and ages, so no one will be left out. The Fairy Pools trail is an ideal short route for comfortable and relaxing walks that stretch along the river and with incredible views of the Fairy Pools. Another perfect route for beginners is Fairy Glen, which is only 1 mile long and allows you to explore a very particular corner of the island. One of the most iconic routes in this town is Old Man of Storr, which for its 3 steep miles of wooded path offers a spectacular view of the island. The Rubha nam Brathairean trail is a beautiful trail along the entire shoreline with amazing views of The Brother’s Point peninsula. There are many other routes to explore and discover such as Quiraing, Bla Bheinn, Sgurr Alasdair and the famous The Skye Trail. Skye will never cease to amaze you.Isle of Skye for Adventurous people
An island of epic landscapes that seem taken from another planet. There are an infinity of activities to do and live thousands of adventures in this magical place. Skye has a coastline that stretches for more than 400 miles perfect for exploring and coasteering, diving into the wild Atlantic Ocean, swimming, jumping and exploring the magnificent and secluded sea caves. This area is home to hundreds of colonies of local seabirds such as cormorants, oystercatchers and fulmars that dot the cliffs during most of the year. We have been coasteering on Skye for over 8 years, and we choose locations that are spectacular, quiet, and off the beaten path. Canyoning is also another perfect activity for the more adventurous. Sessions from Glen Brittle to the mighty Black Cuillin Ridge. Skye has many rivers and canyons ideal to explore as it is a truly unique place.
„Did you know that Skye's largest city, Portree, has a population of just over 2,000?“
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History buffs can't miss a visit to Dunvegan Castle, which was home to the MacLeod Dynasty for 800 years.2. Stroll along the amazing Fairy Pools Trail
Near the town of Glenbrittle, bordering the Black Cuillin mountain range, is this magnificent hike whose route is approximately 1.2 kilometres from the car park. This amazing place has crystalline streams, deep pools of an intense emerald colour, towering waterfalls and parodied pools of virgin waters that invite the most daring to immerse themselves in its waters. Fairy Pools are so captivating that you will find it difficult to keep your eyes on anything else.3. Admire the beauty of The Old Man of Storr
Without a doubt the most iconic point of the island is the Old Man of Storr and every year it attracts thousands of tourists it is located on the Trotternish ridge, in the north of Skye, who can decide between admiring this monument from the road or approaching it on foot doing a hiking route. It is a vertical rock-type monolith that measures approximately 50 meters high and resembles the head of a man, and its construction served as a reference point for sailors for several centuries. It is located in a privileged location with viewpoints over the Trotternish peninsula. The sunrises are incredibly mind-blowing, so it's worth getting up early to not miss them.4. Connect with nature at Waternish Farm
On the northwest coast of Skye, a group of people are dedicated to reserving the lush shrubs home too much of the area's wildflowers and providing a safe habitat for the breeding of scripts for quail and other birds that nest on the ground. The experience at this farm also includes educational talks about the more than 100 species of wild flowers and the fauna of the locality, and some delicious cakes made with resources from the region at the end of each hike. Waternish Farm is a working farm with a herd of wet nurses combining beauty among humans, animals and vegetation.5. Talisker Beach
Near Fairy Pools, on the west coast of Skye in the town of Carbost, is the picturesque Talisker Beach is a relaxing and easy walk that can take approximately 20 minutes to complete, leads to the rocky beach, which combines its landscape with particular greyish sand. This beach is surrounded by steep cliffs and many sea animals, thus offering the perfect setting to take photos or simply contemplate the splendour of nature. The nearby Talisker Distillery offers a cosy spot to enjoy a whiskey sampler for anyone who needs a little warm-up after their walk on the beach.
FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings on Isle of Skye
How much do the holiday lettings on the Isle of Skye cost on average?
COVID-19 has severely impacted the travel industry. Based on our 2020 data, The Isle of Skye has an annual average price of £151.76 per night.
What time of year offers, on average, the best holiday rental prices on the Isle of Skye?
According to our most recent historical data, the months that hurt your pocket the least on the Isle of Skye are January, February, and March, with average prices of £109.92, £113.82 and £116.18, respectively.
In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday letting on the Isle of Skye?
In 2020, the month that had the highest annual average on the Isle of Skye was May, with an average price of £186.84 per night. This was followed by August, with an average of £183.22, and July, with £178.07.
Is it necessary to plan a trip to the Isle of Skye well in advance?
When going on holiday to the Isle of Skye, we recommend you to be proactive, as 75% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.
When are more holiday lettings available?
January, December, and February are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that present the largest number of accommodations free, with respective average availability figures of 48.5%, 46% and 43.6%.
Which months is it more difficult to find available rentals?
The months with the lowest properties available on the Isle of Skye are, in order, August, September and July, with respective average availability figures of 2%, 3.75%, and 7.25%, based on data collected in 2020.
Are there many holiday rentals on the Isle of Skye?
We have 530 properties for you on the Isle of Skye, provided by our 10 local and international partners.