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We had an amazing stay here. The house is in a great location that allowed for fabulous sunset views and a quiet retreat, but it was close enough to everything else we wanted to see on the island to be a great home base. The kitchen was well equipped and Alan was very communicative and easy to reach. Can’t recommend this house enough.

AmeliaWashington, DC - Sept 2022

Great, beautiful house and views! We loved the sunsets, the beautiful yard and amazing and practical interior! Thanks - we will certainly come back!!

MatthiasWaldenburg, Germany - Aug 2022

We had a wonderful time at the cottage. The views are just breathtaking and the place is really spacious which makes it ideal for groups as well. My personal favorite was the sunroom from where you can enjoy the views in all weather conditions. Also, the internet is very fast. You can reach Portree in about 35 mins which makes for a nice day out in town. Thanks for a lovely stay, Alan!

Birte Amsterdam, Netherlands - Aug 2022

Shorelands is as described but even better. A quirky croft that is deceptively spacious. The bedroom with a seperate entrance and en suite offers some privacy for each of two couples staying there. It is all well equipped and comfortable. Alan's communication is swift and he is most helpful. The location at the top of Skye is remote, which is what we wanted but it is only a short drive to restaurants and acfes from small to top cuisine. The views from the croft are amazing. Although I said remote nothing is that far away on Skye. our first visit and we will surely return.

ChrisLondon, United Kingdom - Jul 2022

Shorelands is a lovely cottage in a remote and beautiful part of Skye. We stayed for a week in October and had a great holiday. Loved sitting in the conservatory with a book and a cup of tea while the storms raged outside. The cottage is clean, well equipped and a truly stunning place to be. Thanks Alan.

BillieEngland - Oct 2021

Beautiful cottage in a fantastic location. Instructions were clear and the place was very well prepared for us.

NielsEngland - Sept 2021

A warm and welcoming place in a quiet secluded location, with amazing views, surrounded by a lovely garden. Really enjoyed our time here and it had everything we needed. Superb.

LucyEngland - Sept 2021

This is a lovely little cottage near the coast with fantastic views over the sea. It is cosy and yet was comfortable enough for an extended family holiday. We really loved the quiet remote location.

PeteEngland - Sept 2021

Fantastic house, the view was out of this world. There was a pub 30 minute walk away, walks on your doorstep, what more do you need. Fully recommend.

SteveEngland - Aug 2021

Cosy cottage with wonderful views. You'll be fighting to be the one who gets to wash up at the sink with such a view! Amazing sun room with big sofas to read, relax and appreciate this gorgeous location. We had a fabulous week and there's so much to see all within a short stunning drive. Book a table at the Stein Inn 5 minutes drive away or go for a drink on a beautiful evening. Heaven.

MiaEngland - Aug 2021

Amazing views and very cozy cottage with everything we needed. Thanks

PaulEngland - Jul 2021

What an amazing location and such a lovely, cosy cottage. Great base to explore the island and then return to a lovely home where you can forget all about the hustle and bustle of life and lose yourself in such a quaint and homely cottage.

GordonScotland - Jun 2021

Lovely place to stay, great location to go exploring from. Everything you could need from a cottage. Look forward to returning again.

LouiseScotland - Jun 2021

Cozy cottage in an amazing location! The sunroom was perfect for relaxing and taking in the view. As an added bonus the garden is completley fenced in, which was perfect for our dog. And the Stein Inn is a 20 minute walk away, so don't forget to enjoy a cold Guinness by the bay. We will definitely be back!

JustinScotland - Jun 2021

We had a wonderful stay at Shorelands. The place was perfect for myself and my family and so quiet and relaxing and had beautiful views. The cottage had everything we needed, was very clean, check in was really easy and Alan was very helpful if I had any questions. If we are lucky enough to visit Skye again we would try and stay at Shorelands.

CatrionaScotland - May 2021

The house was beautiful with stunning views. A decent garden which allowed our 4 children to run about. Alan was only a message/call away if we needed him. We will be back to this lovely holiday house. Thank u!

SueScotland - Apr 2021

Wonderfully remote and great view of the water. Wood fire was great.

ElizabethSydney, Australia - Jan 2020

This place is absolutely fabulous, quite remote (in a very positive way), and the house is just fantastic. The views over the ocean are stunning. I would definitely come back and I wished I could have stayed longer. Alan is a perfect host, with quick responses for all questions and problems.

SarahEdinburgh, United Kingdom - Jan 2020

El alojamiento es espectacular. Hemos estado super bien! Todo muy limpio i la ubicación excelente para estar unos dias con tranquilidad.

MiquelGirona, Spain - Dec 2019

Great location with an amazing sunset view.

MervinSingapore - Nov 2019

This place is wonderful to explore Skye and has a breathtaking view on the dramatic shoreline. The house is very clean. The beautiful garden has a relaxing place to sit outside to enjoy the stunning view. Besides this the winter garden is a second place to enjoy the view with changing weather conditions. We highly recommend this place to everyone, also with a family!

PeterDüsseldorf, Germany - Oct 2019

Lovely place. We had a wonderful time. Worth for long travel. All the age groups enjoyed the cottage. Better experience than 5 star hotel. Nice view, complete privacy. No negative points. We will go again next year.

DavidEdinburgh, United Kingdom - Sep 2019

Lovely cosy cottage in a beautiful location with outstanding views and lovely local pub and restaurants.

RichardEngland, United Kingdom - Aug 2019

The cottage has the perfect spot on a stunning island. Dunvegan which is a short drive away, has shops, a beautiful castle and grounds and an incredibly beautiful beach. We were able to see many of the epic must see scenery with a relatively short drive from Hallin. The home itself has everything needed for comfort and home cooking. The temperature/heating system is very good too. We had miserable cold weather, although August, but at no point was the house cold or too hot. The beds were comfortable and clean. A selection of book, dvds and board games were also appreciated. The directions to the home, and access were simple and easy to understand. Very much recommend this home and this host!

CarmenCastelldefels, Spain - Aug 2019

Very nice location with a breathtaking view. Very authentic cottage! We enjoyed our stay in Alan’s house.

HaraldDeizisau, Germany - Aug 2019

Cosy and clean cottage in a wonderful spot. Absolutely quiet, exceptional views and a beautifully tended garden. We would love to come back!

Bettina & RenatoWinterthur, Switzerland - Jul 2019

What an amazing location. Stunning views and gorgeous setting. Perfect for couples or families. Very clean, secure and comfortable. Kitchen ideal for self catering. Great directions provided by host. Highly recommended!

StephenAustralia - Jul 2019

One word for Alan’s place (and Skye): PARADISE. We were always debating if we should go on with our sightseeing or just stay home and read in the sunroom and just soak all the beauty surrounding us! It was not very easy, let me tell you ;). Everything in this place was perfect, from the amazing amenities to the tasteful decor, down to the very friendly bunnies who pay us a visit frequently during the day. Thank you, Alan for hosting my family. This place has a special spot in my heart. And I wish to come back soon!

LadySan Francisco, CA, USA - Jun 2019

Cottage spacieux, plein de charme, très bien équipé, calme et avec une vue apaisante à couper le souffle depuis la petite véranda très agréable. Endroit retiré mais indications et plan très clairs! Séjour parfait!

LauraBrest, France - Jun 2019

We stayed in Alan's cottage in Hallin and the scenery was beautiful. It does take some patience and careful driving to get to Waternish (2 way roads but only 1 lane of traffic) but that seems to be the norm in the area. The cottage was very clean and the instructions Alan left were clear. I would definitely stay here again!

MelodyBoston, MA, USA - Jun 2019

This is a great base to explore Skye from. The views are truly amazing- one if the best sunsets I have ever seen. A cosy, comfortable house, with a well equipped kitchen for self catering. Great place to stay with a small group or big family!

KarenLondon, United Kingdom - Jun 2019

A very well equipped place, beautiful location. We were super comfortable.

StephanieVentnor, United Kingdom - May 2019

Beautiful place with an amazing view all the time!

PaulineCoquainvilliers, France - May 2019

Beautiful view looking out from a remote, cozy cottage. It’s a perfect retreat and all you could want for relaxation. I was sad to leave this special place.

BobbieHouston, TX, USA - Apr 2019

The most idyllic location with stunning sea views. Sun-room is amazing! Cottage was super clean, cosy and well-equipped. Clear directions from Alan prior to arrival. Did not want to leave!

LouLake District, UK - Apr 2019

Amazing view and homely place. Lots of kids games and DVDs Really enjoyed the stay there

AlisterScotland, UK - Mar 2019

Great location for an off-the-grid holiday. Lovely place, very nice and cosy. Would 100% recommend 🙂

SandersWythenshawe, UK - Mar 2019

Lovely place as you can see in the pictures and has all the amenities you could need. Alan is a great host and provided all the info we needed to ensure our stay was as easy as enjoyable as possible. Great way to end our trip to the highlands.

CallumHemel Hempstead, UK - Mar 2019

Fantastic place to stay on the isle of Skye, beautiful views from the cottage! The house is clean, warm and cosy and Alan is a great host. Couldn't recommend this place enough to anyone wanting to find some piece and tranquility in a place of outstanding beauty.

WilliamScotland, UK - Feb 2019

Shorelands is a gorgeously warm and welcoming cottage. The views are breathtaking, the garden is fab and the Alan is a great host quick to respond to any emails. It’s completely worth the trek

SianNorth Cave, UK - Feb 2019

Alan’s place is just superb, it’s so peaceful and quiet. It is tucked up away from the road. The facilities were great along with Alan’s extra finishing touches like flannels, shower gels, and some welcome logs. If/when the logs run out you can purchase more in Dunvegan where they sell bags of kindling and logs priced at £5 each. At the same store you can purchase everyday groceries. There is also an ATM machine. Our dog loved Alan’s garden; it’s fully fenced and wraps right around the property. The porch is great too for drying wet paws and storing boots and coats. The views to the front of the cottage are stunning, and can be enjoyed from most rooms especially the heated sun room with its comfortable chairs. We absolutely loved our stay there, and would book it again!

MelissaBuriton, UK - Jan 2019

We had such a nice New Years staying in this traditional Croft house. It was lovely and warm to come back to after our local hikes. We loved sitting in the sunroom and taking in the stunning view in the morning and by the wood burner in the evening.

StephanieLondon, UK - Jan 2019

Lovely cottage and stunning view - wonderful escape!

KateLondon, UK - Dec 2018

A great location with a beautiful view. A host which is active and response within minutes if you have any difficulty regarding the house. Had a lot of amenities and things to do. Thanks Alan hoping to visit again.

YashKingston upon Thames, UK - Nov 2018

The house is in an ideal location for exploring the north of Skye. It’s very cosy and has a brilliant view as well. Quick response from hosts if needed as well. Would definitely stay again.

CatrionaGlasgow, UK - Oct 2018

Shorelands Cottage is in a beautiful location in the north-west of Skye, with outstanding views across the sea, wonderful to wake up to every morning! The cottage was warm and cosy, very clean, with really comfortable beds, a lovely garden, and a well equipped kitchen. The local pub is about 30 minutes walk away (and you'll need head-torches for the walk back in the dark!) but a good place not far to travel to for food and whiskey. Alan the host was very helpful when planning our visit, and really quick to reply to any queries. I would definitely recommend Shorelands Cottage if you're looking for a more remote location to stay in this area of outstanding beauty.

EleanorStony Stratford, UK - Oct 2018

Set in an absolutely stunning location, Alan's place is the perfect accommodation for your stay in Skye. The house is immaculately presented, sparkly clean, equipped with all the necessary amenities and very near to all major attractions in the North of Skye. Definitely recommended, we will definitely come again, thanks for everything Alan!

ClaudioShanghai, China - Sep 2018

Maison bien restaurée et très cosy. Nous aurions souhaité y passer plus de temps.

[House well restored and very cozy. We would have liked to spend more time there.]

GirardOsny, France - Aug 2018

Alan’s cottage is in a lovely idyllic location with stunning views onto the sea. If you want some peace and quiet with great views to wish the world of worries away, this is the place! It is also great for young families as he provided a high chair and travel cot, and had a handy drawer of toys and children’s books too. It is close to SkyeSkyns (a local tannery- free tour) and Yurtea&Coffee about 1 min drive away - you could walk it - which does amazing coffee and cakes. It’s also close to Stein and Fairy Bridge. Portree is only 30mins away and the drive is great (really scenic) and easy to get to other locations in the centre / north of the island. I highly recommend Shorelands to anyone and would definitely come again.

MoiraReading, UK - Aug 2018

La maison est située dans un paysage féerique, et elle est très agréable. Alan est très réactif en cas de problèmes.

[The house is located in a magical landscape, and it is very nice. Alan is very responsive in case of problems.]

RaphaëlSaint-Maurice, France - Aug 2018

This space is absolutely wonderful. The view is breathtaking. I could not have asked for a better place to stay. The cottage itself is cozy and charming. The studio bedroom was so beautiful and modern, with an unbelievable view. The area is so pleasant and far enough from the hustle and bustle of all the tourist areas that you truly get to relax and take in the quiet sounds of the island. Alan was so easy to communicate with and had some wonderful suggestions of things to take in. Thank you for sharing such a lovely place. I would highly recommend this place to anyone travelling to the Isle of Skye and would happily return to Shorelands Cottage.

AshleyBrampton, Canada - July 2018

Alan’s cottage is gorgeous, very tastefully decorated and with beautiful views of the Loch. It was a home away from home which we found very comfortable. I would definitely stay there again with my husband and three children. Many thanks Alan 🙂

NatashaVictoria, Australia - July 2018

We found the cottage really clean with everything necessary for our stay. Alan provided us with a detailed document on how to find the place and how to check in. He was also easy to contact and nice when we had problems with the key safe code. The cottage is cozy and comfortable. Even though its location requires additional time to drive to famous spots on Skye this is rewarded with an amazing view!

StefanBerlin, Germany - June 2018

We had a wonderful, relaxing stay at Shorelands Cottage. The sun-room has beautiful views across the loch, where you can watch buzzards hunting, ships passing and the ever changing moods of the weather. The cottage has everything you could want - comfy beds and all mod cons. It's also in the quietest location I've ever stayed - Shorelands really is the epitome of Hebridean tranquility.

MattScotland - June 2018

Lovely Croft in the Waternish area of Skye. The Croft is a little out the way, but the sea views and quiet location make up for it. The beds are extremely comfortable and the whole place was very clean and well maintained. The kitchen is great and has everything you could need for making a meal. Would recommend.

LauraScotland - June 2018

Shorelands is a great holiday cottage with a wonderful seaview. The cottage is clean and lovely. You can also sit outside and enjoy the view. We really enjoyed our stay and would definitely come back for a longer stay.

KatjaGermany - May 2018

I would highly recommend this house to stay in. I was clean, picturesque, and in a great location. The house had everything we needed and I would definitely stay again.

WhitneyUSA - May 2018

We really enjoyed staying at your house. It was beautiful, warm and cosy. We spent a great time there. We loved your place and, of course, the Island.

PatriciaChile - May 2018

We had a fantastic time at Shorelands - beautiful beautiful location and a great place to base ourselves for a few days of exploring Skye. Stunning views, cosy rooms and everything we needed. Would love to return to Skye one day and would definitely stay again!

AshNew Zealand - May 2018

It's an amazing place, great accommodation, great location to explore Isle of Skye. I'm returning at the soonest.

RCSouth Africa - April 2018