- Sleeps: 2 +1
- Bedroom: 1
- Bathroom: 1
- Minimum stay: 3 nights
Blending the pure simplicity of Scandinavian design with the enduring warmth of village life on Skye, Skuyö (Old Norse for “cloud isle”) is a sublime sanctuary for couples.
You’ll feel as though you’ve stepped between the glossy pages of a high-end style magazine as you explore your sumptuous, clean-lined surroundings, which feature a seemingly endless supply of sensory delights.
These include an al fresco hot tub for stargazing in that enormous night sky, and a Hotel Chocolat Velvetiser to help you mix the best hot chocolate ever – perfect for chilly days!
Not to mention the enormous bathroom with its freestanding bathtub, a ready supply of luxury Arran Aromatics toiletries, and incredible sea-and-mountain views.
You’ll find plenty of tasteful, eye-catching examples of Skye art and craftsmanship throughout the retreat, too; each one personally chosen by welcoming hosts Matthew and Rebecca. Their full focus is on ensuring you feel comforted and relaxed during your stay, blissfully reconnected both with yourselves and the beautiful natural world.
As such, you’ll soon discover a wealth of hygge-infused snuggle-spots to help you unwind in style, from the spacious open-plan lounge with its squishy sofas and soft-glowing log-burner, to the bedroom’s cushion-festooned window seat and Juliet balcony.
Whip up romantic suppers in the well-equipped kitchen, or fire up the barbecue for a sizzling sunset supper, instead. You’ll also be provided with a welcome basket packed with delectable local goodies… ideal accompaniments to those long, lazy conversations with your loved one.Keep reading
At a glance
- An architect-designed, Scandi-inspired retreat, sumptuously furnished and beautifully secluded on the wildlife-rich southern peninsula of Skye.
- The retreat is perfect for a romantic couple, with plenty of snuggle-spots and an al fresco hot tub for stargazing.
- Self-contained facilities include a well-equipped kitchen area, and a large, opulent bathroom with a freestanding bathtub and rainfall shower.
- There is a pub and restaurant in easy walking distance, and a wealth of natural beauty and rich history to explore on the isle.
- Adults Only
- Hot Tubs
Ground floor: open plan living and kitchen space with TV, log-burner, well-equipped kitchen, welcome basket. Bathroom with his-and-hers sinks, rainfall shower, freestanding bathtub, luxury toiletries. Stairs to kingsize bedroom with window seat and Juliet balcony. Outside: hot tub, firepit and barbecue.
Walking, cycling, hiking, climbing, watersports, nature-watching, stargazing, local pubs, independent shops, historic sites, several restaurants within 10 minute drive, local whisky and gin tasting / distillery
After a sound night’s sleep and a languorous lie-in in that downy kingsize bed, savour that first coffee of the morning as you decide what you’ll do with the rest of the day.
You could start by preparing a hearty home-cooked breakfast – essential if you intend to lace up your hiking boots and explore the local area! Life on Skye is extremely focused on the beautiful Great Outdoors, offering some of the best walking and climbing the UK has to offer.
Immerse yourselves in the isle’s rich history and traditions, or browse its many thriving arts and crafts shops. There’s a friendly pub and restaurant in easy walking distance, which is a true godsend for those who don’t feel like cooking, or who just want to get to know the locals a little better.
However you decide to spend your precious ‘you and me’ time at Skuyö, it’s bound to be unforgettable.
Things to note
Check in on Monday or Friday from 4pm, check out by 10am. Regrettably, pets are not permitted.
STL ref: HI-30106-F EPC rating D
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