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Scarista | Scarista, HS3 3HX, Scotland
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent a week here on our honeymoon in July and it was absolutely perfect! The cottage is luxurious and cosy with the most amazing views from the large front window. It is tempting to just sit in and watch the spectacular scenery and ever changing lights, alongside the most wonderful sunsets. The welcome pack with champagne is a lovely... More

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The best self catering cottage we have ever stayed in and worth every penny! Our 4th visit to Harris- we had previously spotted the Blue Reef cottages and have been determined to try to get a booking (it's fully booked year round!) It was everything we hoped it would be and more. Beautifully warm and cosy yet spacious, tastefully decorated... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We spent 3 nights here as part of a honeymoon tour of the Western Isles & Skye. Even more luxurious than expected, unusual architecture and a magical location overlooking a horseshoe sandy beach. Everything in the cottage is high specification and the champagne hamper was a memorable touch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We stayed here May 2013 and had the most amazing week. Absolutly gorgeous accommodation in the most perfect setting. Beautiful sunsets most nights and although the weather wasn't the best all week it was so cosy inside. We toured the island and went up to Lewis, but our favourite trip was to the amazing Luskentyre beach, we could of been... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

After spending this New Year in the Coillabus Cottage on Islay (same architect) we gladly remember our stay in the BLUE REEF cottage 2 years ago ... it doesn't come much better in your lifetime! The views are incredible, the cottage is a dream, the hosts are hands-on efficient and helpful ... we'd recommend a stay without hesitation - 100... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We stayed in August 2013 for one week. Harris is simply stunning and to stay at Blue Reef Cottages just made our trip even better. The location is idyllic and if you like golf there is a golf course right across the road . The cottage has everything you could think of and finishing the day with a sauna and... More

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Beauly, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Just spent a wonderful 3 nights in one of the beautiful subterranean blue reef cottages. Absolutely unique buildings amazingly sensitively blended into the surrounding landscape. If you are looking for something a bit different where the owners have spent that extra effort to impress their guests, this is that place. The location is equally impressive, the views look straight out... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Seclude, pretty, unique, amazing location, views to dream about, every attention to detail thought of and provided.... this place was stunning and we did not want to leave. We stayed at New year and were given a warm welcome by Rhoda. After that we were left in peace and you wouldn't know that anyone else was around. However, we knew... More

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Biddulph, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This place is truly outstanding and really magical... It is the only place I have visited where I have had to fight back tears when we were leaving, I really wish I could have stayed forever! My partner and I spent the New Year period at the cottage, we were greeted by Rhoda, who provided first class service and a... More

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South Wales
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Stayed here over the Christmas period and can only echo what previous reviewers have said. The location is stunning and even in the wildest/windiest weather conditions we had a great time. The service provided by Rhoda & Neil was first class, not just during our stay but also in preparation for the Christmas period. Locally sourced goodies just made our... More

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Address: Scarista | Scarista, HS3 3HX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Outer Hebrides > Lewis and Harris > Isle of Harris
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Blue Reef Cottages Hotel Isle Of Harris
Blue Reef Cottages Isle Of Harris, Scotland

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Blue Reef Cottages is a 5 star, Visit Scotland graded cottage in a world class location on Harris, Outer Hebrides. The cottages are unique in their design in that they are turf roofed, stone walled and built into the hillside. Each cottage has its own Sauna, Jacuzzi and fully equipped office. At Blue Reef cottages we aim to give our guests a world class Hebridean experience in a secluded location overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. ... more   less 
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