Mairi Thomson 

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Find the perfect place to stay on Uist – your first step is choosing the one that matches your style!

If you're looking for an island getaway, Uist offers a fantastic range of  accommodation. From charming traditional thatched cottages to modern holiday homes, glamping pods to bunkhouses, campsites, hotels, inns and B&Bs there's something for everyone.

We have a full list of places to stay in Uist here, but we have curated an exclusive list of featured accommodation for you.


NORTH UIST ACCOMMODATION 

Grenitote Pod 

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Sleeps 2 + 1 child

Experience the charm of this cosy pod. Nestled in the grounds of the owners family home, which also features a bookbinding workshop, the pod offers its own private access and a spacious front decking to soak in the evenings and the beautiful view.

Perfect for island devotees, cyclists, fishing enthusiasts, and anyone looking to infuse a bit of creativity into their getaway.

Airigh Mhic Ruairidh - Self Catering 

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Sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms

Picture yourself stepping into a haven where you feel truly welcome, pampered, and serene.

A place that invites you to breathe deeply and simply exist. Marvel at the ever-changing North Uist landscape through expansive picture windows overlooking the historic Vallay Island.

A place with numerous beautiful and empty beaches. 

Tigharry Schoolhouse - Self Catering

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Sleeps 8, 4 bedrooms

Originally built in the 1800s as the local school, this house has been beautifully restored to offer spacious and comfortable accommodation. It boasts two large double-height living spaces and the cosy cottage, which once served as the schoolteacher's lodgings, contains all the bedrooms.

The schoolhouse is set within its own grounds, and has outdoor seating with a BBQ area, perfect for enjoying the stunning views.

Balranald Caravan and Campsite

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Motorhome & Tent Pitches and Glamping Pod (Sleeps 2)

Discover the perfect campsite nestled in the heart of a Nature Reserve, just steps away from a stunning sandy beach! Experience the thrill of spotting the elusive corncrake right from your pitch - a true bird watcher's paradise.

Enjoy the convenience of The Dunes Cabin and The Dunes Larder onsite, where you can indulge in delicious bites to eat and shop for local produce.

Tranquil Sands - Self Catering

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Sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms

Tranquil Sands is a charming detached bungalow, built in 2012 on the family croft. Located on the west side of North Uist, this haven offers stunning, uninterrupted views and is just a short stroll from a pristine beach.
 
North Uist, with its powdery white sandy beaches and crystal-clear turquoise seas, is the perfect escape, whether you seek a tranquil retreat or an adventure-filled base for outdoor activities.

Beacon Light - Self Catering

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Sleeps 8, 4 bedrooms

Beacon Light is an impressive, architecturally designed masterpiece spread across 3  levels. Built to the highest standards, it overlooks a serene sea loch in North Uist. This magnificent home boasts 4 bedrooms and two spacious lounges, with cozy wood/peat burning stoves. 

One of the most talked-about features is the incredible wildlife near the house, including eagles, otters, deer, and seals. 

Langass Lodge - Hotel

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Once an old Shooting Lodge, Langass Lodge has been transformed into the perfect gateway base for island exploration. Known for its welcoming atmosphere and exceptional team, the Lodge is nestled in expansive grounds featuring trails to a sea Loch, a stone circle, and an enchanting forest. 

Guests are welcomed by cosy interiors and a restaurant that offers an unbeatable selection of fresh seafood, local organic meat, and game.


BENBECULA ACCOMMODATION

Stella Maris - Self Catering

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Sleeps 8, 4 bedrooms

Stella Maris is perfectly situated with spectacular views in every direction and just moments away from the shoreline.

From the moment you arrive you will be charmed by this gorgeous home, with cosy furnishings and oodles of space for up to eight guests. Spend evenings in front of the wood-burner with cracking peat fire or enjoy the panoramic views from the gardens and spot wildlife galore.

Studio Vans - Modular Campervan Interiors

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Meet Studio Vans, a local business dedicated to designing stunning, sustainable camper van interiors. Their innovative, lightweight modular system lets you reconfigure or remove components in just minutes. Plus, they actively collect plastic from the beach, transforming it into recycled plastic sheets and products for use in their vans.

Whether you're after DIY camper van kits or a fully customized eco-friendly fit-out, get in touch!


SOUTH UIST

Corrodale - Self Catering

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Sleeps 2, 1 bedroom

Escape to the enchanting Corrodale Cottage. This 5-star luxury retreat has been lovingly restored, blending charming traditional features with the finest in modern 21st Century comfort. 

Unwind in the expansive garden, where you can relax and soak in the stunning views and spectacular sunsets. Perfectly situated, the cottage serves as the ideal hub for discovering amazing beaches and scenic coastal walks. 

The Shieling by the Bay (Airidh a' Bhaigh) - Self Catering

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Sleeps 2, 1 bedroom

Experience the charm of this luxury 5-star self-catering thatched cottage, perfectly situated in a central location. This exquisite cottage, originally built in the 1800s, has been renovated to the highest standards, preserving its authentic Hebridean character while introducing modern luxuries for your relaxation and enjoyment.

Delight in handmade luxury furnishings and the warm glow of a peat fire, creating a ambience that adds a touch of elegance to your romantic escape.

Uist Travel Accommodation 

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10 en-suite rooms, 5 apartments and 2 self-contained pods – sleeping 45-50

Discover the perfect place to unwind at Uist Travel Accommodation! This modern, comfortable, and well-equipped lodging is ideal for visitors including cyclists and walkers exploring the Hebridean Way as well as visiting workers and larger groups.

Just a stroll away from local shops and dining, this property features a secure bike shed with electric bike charging points, laundry facilities with a drying area, and electric vehicle charging stations. 

Lochside Cottage - B&B

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Morag and Alisdair at Lochside Cottage extend a warm traditional welcome to their guests. Good food and home baking are always available. They strive to create a home away from home ambience by providing excellent food and comfortable, modern accommodation.

As Gaelic speakers and islanders, they take immense pride in offering guests an authentic local experience.

Lochside Cottage Caravans

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Uncover the ideal getaway at Lochside Cottage Caravan! Just a quick drive from the ferry terminal and a short walk to shops, bars and eateries, this location blends convenience with charm. 

Enjoy a fully equipped caravan with breathtaking views of the stunning hills of South Uist and the nearby loch. 

And don't miss out on the spectacular white sandy beaches, just a short drive away!

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Grenitote Pod
Camping pods
Grenitote Pod

Cosy pod in the beautiful island location of North Uist within walking distance of spectacular beaches

Airigh Mhic Ruairidh
Self Catering
Evening exterior image of Airigh Mhic Ruairidh, North Uist

Imagine walking into a place that makes you feel welcome, spoilt and at peace. A place that allows you to breathe and just be. Watch the North Uist landscape change from the large picture windows facing the historic Vallay Island. A place with numerous beautiful and empty beaches.

Tigharry Schoolhouse
Self Catering
Tigharry Schoolhouse

Sleeping 8-10 guests, Tigharry Schoolhouse is located on the west coast of North Uist. Surrounded by fields, it overlooks Clettraval hill & Loch Eubhal. A short walk to the RSPB reserve Balranald & the beautiful Hosta beach.

Balranald Caravan and Campsite
Camping Park
Balranald Caravan and Campsite

Campsite located in the heart of the RSPB’s Balranald Nature Reserve only metres from a beautiful sandy beach on the west coast of North Uist. Hear and see the elusive corncrake from your pitch. A bird watchers paradise and an ideal base for exploring the Uists. We are pet friendly.

Tranquil Sands
Self Catering
Tranquil Sands

Our Modern Self-Catering 2 Bedroom Bungalow is situated on the west side of the island of North Uist, offers beautiful and uninterrupted views from all angles and is within walking distance to the unspoilt beach featured on our web page.

Stella Maris
Self Catering
Stella Maris

Classic Cottages have an exclusive collection of self-catering holiday homes located across UK, including Stellar Maris a stunning property on Benbecula with spectacular views.

Beacon Light
Self Catering
Beacon Light ex1

A Jaw Droppingly spectacular house in a fantastic Location" set over a sea loch a few metres away. Architect designed with glass to ceiling walls. and views over the loch from all rooms

Langass Lodge
Restaurant With Rooms
Langass Lodge family room

Originally an old Shooting Lodge, Langass Lodge has evolved to become a great base for exploring these Islands. Renowned for its friendly warm style and fantastic team in its Restaurant.

Corrodale Cottage
Self Catering
corrodale sunset 2020

Luxury 5 star self catering accommodation set in the natural beauty of South Uist, Outer Hebrides. The cottage offers magnificent views of the hills of South Uist and the pristine white sandy beaches are only a short walk away.

The Shieling by the Bay (Airidh a' Bhaigh)
Self Catering
The Shieling by the Bay 2007

A 5 star Luxury Thatched Cottage on the Isle of South Uist in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. Unique handmade furniture, exposed roof beams, an authentic peat fire and top quality furnishings makes this your ideal escape to the magical Hebrides.

Uist Travel Accommodation
Hostel
Uist Travel Accommodation

Situated in the village of Daliburgh ,South Uist just off the Hebridean Way. We have 10 en-suite rooms, 5 Flats and 2 cabins so can accommodate short or long stays single or multiple person groups from 1-40 persons. Secure bike storage and code entry rooms throughout.

Lochside Cottage
B&B
Lochside Cottage external

Morag and Alisdair at Lochside Cottage offer a warm traditional welcome to their guests. Good food along with home baking are always on offer.

Studio Vans Ltd
Caravan Holiday Home
Studio Vans ltd inside back of van

Camper van interiors hand crafted in our Uist workshop. Our unique modular system uses Ocean Plastic waste, lightweight aluminium and sustainable materials. We sell DIY kits as well as completing full bespoke fit outs.

Lochside Cottage Caravans
Self Catering
Lochside Cottage Caravans oven

LochSide Caravan is ideally located in the Isle of South Uist. We are one mile from a choice of two local hotels and bars & restaurants. Close-by is a post office and supermarket. We are a five minute car journey from the ferry terminal.