Wood Fired Hot Tub Bliss in Eco Cabins and Your Own Private Beach Hideaway on the Isle of Skye

28/07/2019 Wood Fired Hot Tub Bliss in Eco Cabins and Your Own Private Beach Hideaway on the Isle of Skye

 

The Isle of Skye is one of the most popular, sought after travel destinations in Scotland with rugged landscapes, medieval castles and picturesque villages. Relax in your own wood fired hot tub at Skye Cabins or stroll by the beach at Number Ten.

Skye Cabins Deluxe Rotunda & Luxury Mini Lodges

Stargaze through the dome ceiling window from the comfort of your bed and relax in your own private wood fired hot tub while sipping a glass of bubbly - the perfect escape on the Isle of Skye, overlooking the sparkling shores of Loch Snizort.

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Finnish in design and made to withstand the Highland climate, your compact and deliciously comfortable rotunda makes for the quickest holiday relax. Fully equipped with a bespoke kitchen, en-suite bathroom and exclusive furnishings throughout. There's a luxurious king-size bed where you can even stargaze through the dome ceiling window above, as you drift gently off to sleep. There's a fabulous natural playground on your doorstep to explore if you can tear yourself away from the wood fired hot tub with a canopy covered balcony out the front. Watch the sunset over the sparking waters or if you're lucky you may even catch a glimpse of the aurora (Northern Lights) making a spectacular show in the winter. There is a seating area outside to enjoy breakfast in the morning or a glass of wine before dinner. The owners also have two other properties, both Finnish Lodges featured separately on Best Scottish Cottages as well as a mini apartment each sleeping 2. All four properties can be booked together for parties of up to 8 in total, upon request.

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The Isle of Skye has plenty to offer, whether you seek relaxation and together time or want to immerse yourself in the vibrant landscape, beautiful Gaelic culture and history of the island. There is direct access to Loch Snizort 200 metres from the cabins. You can enjoy all things water related from sailing on the loch to wild Atlantic salmon fishing on River Snizort. Various wildlife can be seen close by with sea eagles, heron and buzzards commonly circling the skies. Red deer, Scottish blackface sheep and Highland cattle are also common in the village. Eilean Chaluim Chille or Saint Columba's Isle is found in Snizort river and can be reached by a wooden bridge. This was the Nicholson Clan graveyard for nine centuries and the ancient headstones can still be seen. The ruined chapel was also once the most important religious site in the islands from 1079 until 1498.

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Skye Cabins are based seven miles from the main town of Portree on the beautiful Isle of Skye. Situated on a small working croft on the banks of Loch Snizort, there are three luxury cabins which looks east onto the back of the Old Man of Storr and looks south onto the Cuillin Mountain range. Skye Cabins offer a relaxing, peaceful and tranquil stay in a stunning central location, where the natural playground of Skye and all its attractions are within easy reach.

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To book your next stay at Skye Cabins see Deluxe Rotunda & Luxury Mini Lodges

Number Ten

A five star, shore side hideaway on the Isle of Skye with uninterrupted views to the outer isles and your own private beach hide with a view for two, just 3 metres from the shore - a Sunday Times listed cool cottage.

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Number Ten is located at the end of a single track road overlooking Loch Dunvegan where the first Lord of the Isles took in his sails and declared camp at Dunvegan Castle, home of the Clan MacLeod. Your stunning accommodation is the perfect romantic bolthole for two, offering couples a wonderfully wild escape to one of Scotland's most magical islands, the stunning Isle of Skye. Couples can relax and unwind in seclusion, whilst also being able to explore the many historical sites and spectacular scenery on offer. With uninterrupted views of the Outer Isles, your accommodation is set in the middle of a five acre field just above a secluded beach, sharing it with otters and bird life.

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Contemporary landscape artist and interior designer owner Diane Mackie has hand selected each piece of furniture from designing the stained glass window installed in the east wall to ensure the morning light shines through and bathes the property in colour to the exquisite black glass chandelier. Enjoy a glorious night's sleep in the luxury bedroom, complete with hand crafted headboard made from old whisky barrel wood and dressed with sumptuous silks and velvets. You'll find comfy sofas and a flat-screen TV with the full Sky package on offer for tranquil relaxation time. The living area features vast windows and a wood burning stove as well as the seating and table designed exclusively for Number Ten. Pad across warm floors with underfloor heating throughout and deep-piled rugs or curl up in front of the fire for a cosy night in after your day's adventures - you'll be forgiven for not wanting to leave.

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Book your next stay at Number Ten here.

The Isle of Skye

The Isle of Skye is known throughout the world, rich in history with dinosaur fossils, clan warfare, highland clearances, Jacobite rebellion and made famous by the escape of Bonnie Prince Charlie with Flora Macdonald after his defeat at Culloden in 1745. Home of the MacCrimmons, the ancient masters of the bagpipes, the island is home to Clan MacDonald and Clan MacLeod both having their Clan Castles on the island. A great destination for wildlife watching with the white tailed sea eagle at the top of bird watchers lists. Otters, seals, whales, dolphins and red deer are just some of the other impressive creatures that can be seen on and around the Isle of Skye. With world class walking and climbing, visitors seek out the Cuillin Range and ‘The Trotternish Ridge' both offering challenging climbs and interesting scrambles. The Cuillins offers 12 Munros - peaks above 3000ft (914m) and there are many low level and interesting walks to enjoy as well. With lots of interesting places to visit you'll have plenty to see and do including the highly instagrammable fairy pools, a day trip to St. Kilda or a glimpse into the life of The Giant MacAskill at his tiny but dedicated museum.

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