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Skye Croft with unspoilt views over Loch Snizort and beyond to the Minch and the mountains of Harris
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Skye Croft with unspoilt views over Loch Snizort and beyond to the Minch and the mountains of Harris
Inside your Skye Croft The cosy bedroom area, complete with alarm clock (should you need one) and MP3 attachment so you can
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Skye Croft with unspoilt views over Loch Snizort and beyond to the Minch and the mountains of Harris
Inside your Skye Croft
The cosy bedroom area, complete with alarm clock (should you need one) and MP3 attachment so you can
Modern kitchen area with everything you should need if eating in
Dining with a view of the garden and shorefront
A clean contemporary bathroom complete with underfloor heating
Snuggle up by the log burner in our cosy livingroom
Private parking and entrance to your holiday croft
A great little getaway
Stunning nature
Grill Kota BBQ Hut at Skye Croft
Seals and cormorants enjoying some summer sunshine
A Heron feeding on the shorefront
Even stormy clouds bring photo opportunities
Make sure your camera batteries are ready for stunning sunsets at the croft
Red skies at sunset
Kilt Rock and the Mealt Falls
Portree only a short drive away
The Old Man of Storr
Uig Harbour with ferry links to the outer isles
Gail - your holiday accommodation owner
Guest photo on the waterfront at Skye Croft
Guest photo of sunset skies from Skye Croft
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Portree, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland

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Pwllheli, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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“A little home from home!”
Reviewed 27 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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person found this review helpful

An excellent location with superb accommodation...as the sun shone all week it was even better than I'd hoped. Portree is only around 8 miles away...wi-fi access is available at the Aros centre.
The Croft is well furnished and equipped...even fishing gear is supplied...I actually caught a pollock off the headland a couple of hundred metres from the Croft (beginners' luck). A freezer or freezer compartment in a fridge would have been very useful though..as would a pedal-bin.
We have already booked 2 weeks for next year..I hope the weather is half as good.

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Ian F
Crewe, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“An excellent property in an idyllic location for a quiet holiday.”
Reviewed 20 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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If bird watching, seal spotting or just lazing around are your idea of a good holiday, look no further. The Croft is alongside Loch Treaslane, literally 50 yards away, with a heronry on the opposite bank of the loch. At the end of the promontory on which the Croft stands is a small island, used by seals for sunbathing in good weather or a rest from fishing if not. A regular visit from a buzzard (or was it a hen harrier?) on a daily basis was another bonus. The Croft provides an excellent base from which to explore the rest of Skye, if you can bear to be away for any length of time. The property was superbly fitted out with every convenience for a really comfortable break; compact but ideal for two people. Many thanks Gail!

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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MickHough...
Haworth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A fantastic small croft for two in an idyllic location”
Reviewed 6 April 2014 for a stay in March 2014

Stunning location yards from the loch. Very well equipped and really cosy. Perfect for couples looking for a relaxing break. Seals. otters and plenty of birdlife. Just 7 miles north of Portree so really handy for Troternish and Dunvegan. Couldn't fault it at all!

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: The week went too fast
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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james f
Perth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“cosy”
Reviewed 27 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014
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person found this review helpful

Everything you need while remaining uncluttered, a lovely fire, quirky BBQ hut, loads of information, spotlessly clean, good appliances, well finished, warm and most of all an excellent location.

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Liked best: the fire
Liked least: lack of wifi
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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RossCulle...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“If you want a romantic getaway this is the place for you!!”
Reviewed 19 December 2013 for a stay in December 2013
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person found this review helpful

I took my girlfriend up to Skye Croft for her birthday, she had no idea where we were going all she knew was that she had to pack some warm cloths as it is winter. When we got there she was amazed with the place and couldn't believe how lovely it was. I had seen the pictures myself before we had went but looks nicer in person and Gail our host couldn't of done more for us. The place was set for Christmas... Christmas trees and presents already set up for us arriving. Usually it would look quite tacky going some where with decorations but everything was perfect, couldn't of done a better job ourselves. If anyone is looking to get a remote romantic getaway, this is the place without a shadow of a doubt.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: We were there during a storm which made it all the much better that we couldn't do anything but sit in front of the log fireplace
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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