If your New Year resolution is to spend more time al fresco than al desko, today’s Big Deal with Skeabost Country House Hotel on Skye is a winner.
Dramatic, moody and mysterious, Skye is the perfect location for a refreshing getaway and Skeabost Country House Hotel, near Portree, is ideally located for exploring the island.
Originally built as a hunting lodge in the 19th century, Skeabost sits in beautiful private grounds on the edge of Loch Snizort.
With only fourteen rooms, many of which look over the loch, the hotel is just the right size for guests to experience the staff’s warm and personal welcome.
Available seven days a week, this Big Deal is for a one, two or three night bed and breakfast stay in a cosy double or twin room at Skeabost.
All options include a welcome dram on arrival and a full Scottish or continental breakfast each morning.
Depending on availability, guests may be able to upgrade to a Superior Room for a supplement.
Round of golf?
The offer includes unlimited golf on the hotel’s own golf course. The nine hole, eighteen tee course weaves its way through the picturesque, landscaped, loch side gardens.
When you come to leave, there is no need to rush – a late check out to 1pm is part of the offer.
While Skeabost Hotel has handsome 19th century good looks, it also has modern comforts and features such as WiFi, ensuite rooms, hospitality trays and flat screen TVs.
Great food, created with the finest, locally sourced seasonal ingredients is available in the handsome, wood panelled dining room.
Guests can end their evening with a drink in the billiards room, formerly the chapel of the original country house, or just relax with a malt whisky in the Cocktail Bar.
Open fires mean that Skeabost is especially inviting in the winter.
See & do
Skye is famous for its challenging climbing and breath-taking walking opportunities not to mention its historical attractions such as Dunvegan Castle.
In season, there is fishing available (additional fees payable) on the hotel’s private trout and salmon river.
Travellers have relaxed at Skeabost Country House Hotel since the 19th century. These have been taken from a selection of recent TripAdvisor reviews:
‘Loved it… Skye is probably the nicest place in Britain and this is the place to stay,’
‘Staff were great and made it feel like a home away from home… Food fresh, good portions and tasty. Breakfast was a good selection fresh cooked.’
‘Toasty fires around the hotel perfect for the cold weather. Beautiful location too – views from our room were amazing.’
Skye and Skeabost have enchanted lots of visitors. Unchain yourself from the desk, take up today’s Big Deal and let them both cast their spell.
With vouchers valid until mid-May 2015, this offer gives you plenty of time to make the most of the island’s magic.