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Eilean Shona House and Cottages

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an exquisite stay and we would recommend this to anyone. With beautiful private views of the castle to one side and a huge grass area and woods to the other , we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. This is a truly relaxing Island. We had wonderful peace and quiet with the log fire crackling in the background - pure...

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Vanessa B, Owner at Eilean Shona House and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and we hope to welcome you back one day soon!

Petersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 5, 2016

This place is full of beauty. It's makes you fall in love with every breathtaking view. From the ferry journey over in still water to leaving in the mist the following week our time there was utterly magical. The cottage was warm and well equipped. The staff there were so helpful. I can't wait to go back there. All ages...

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Vanessa B, Owner at Eilean Shona House and Cottages, responded to this review

We live for experiences like this - thank you for sharing! We are so pleased your stay was magical and we hope to welcome you back one day soon. Many thanks again

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Thanks very much for a very special week. The cottages are lovely. Island beautiful and staff great. This is our second visit and we've already booked to go back. A truly magnificent place and the cottages are all in stunning locations with there own individual charm.

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Vanessa B, Owner at Eilean Shona House and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review and for returning again and again to our island. We are so very fortunate to have wonderful guests like you who love and appreciate our little jewel in the Highlands. Thank you once again!

Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Lovely relaxing break in beautiful scenery. Will be back again next year. Hard to choose which cottage as have stayed in Red, White and Sawmill and each has its own ambience, views and visiting wildlife.

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Vanessa B, Owner at Eilean Shona House and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Alison for your lovely review and for returning again to our island. Only 4 more cottages to go and you will have the complete hat trick! Thank you once again and can't wait to see you 2017.

Glasgow
Reviewed October 19, 2016

We finally decided to book another wee trip to Eilean Shona but this time braved ourself and book the most remote cottage on the island, South Shore Cottage. No WiFi/phone Signal, No electricity just the basics, Gas lamps, coal fire and nature. It certainly did not disappoint! it was a week of pure bliss to relax, read books walk our...

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Vanessa B, Owner at Eilean Shona House and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review Henk and we are so pleased that the remote charm and beauty of South Shore worked her magic. Reading by gas light and swimming in the ocean are rare and special experiences. We hope to welcome you back again one day soon and thank you once again for your kindness.

Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 15, 2016

Eileen Shona is a true break from it all, no roads, no shops, no pubs, clubs and casino, just pure nature fresh air and adventure. To begin the holiday a small power boat to the island by the magnificent staff, then you are on your own, quite literally. We spent the most glorious week with our dog taking in the...

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Vanessa B, Owner at Eilean Shona House and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are so pleased you got the essence of Shona - a chance to get back to nature and find inspiration in your surroundings. We hope to welcome you back one day very soon and our thanks again.

Abingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 6, 2016

Eilean Shona is an amazing place and South Shore Cottage is just perfect too. The fact that the cottage has no electricity makes it even more special. There is a bit of a climb with your stuff up to the cottage but it is definitely worth it!!! And the staff are great, especially Paul. There is an abundance of wildlife...

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Vanessa B, Owner at Eilean Shona House and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and what luck you were there while the film was being made! Maybe you will be an extra in the background... Thank you also for returning time and again and for being part of our special Shona community.

London
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Our stay was joyfully just what we had hoped for and imagined - spectacular! A peaceful quiet journey to relaxation. A welcome reconnection to nature. We will certainly return again as soon as we are able.

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Vanessa B, Owner at Eilean Shona House and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and we are so pleased you reconnected to nature. The Old School House is a very special place and we are so happy to have shared it with you.

Kendal
Reviewed September 26, 2016

I had a lovely week on Eilean Shona, staying in the delightful Red Cottage. The cottage was very comfortable, clean and well equipped with a lovely view to the southwest, over Eilean na Gruagaig and South Channel. Hughena, Paul and Elaine were very helpful and kind. I walked and swam and had a very restful time.

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Vanessa B, Owner at Eilean Shona House and Cottages, responded to this review

You must have some Scottish blood to swim the loch! Thank you for your lovely review and we hope to welcome you back one day very soon.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 3, 2016

Eileann Shona is fantastic. The Schoolhouse was magical. Paul and hughenna are amazing hosts. I've already recommended it to lots of friends. It's just a fantastic escape from the world. I'll always remember the views, the stunning walks and the wonderful sense of isolation,

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Vanessa B, Owner at Eilean Shona House and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and we are so pleased that you had a magical stay. Escape is what we are all about and we hope that you can return again soon for more. Paul and Hughena are especially grateful for your kind words. Thank you again.

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Address: Acharacle PH36 4LR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Acharacle
Number of rooms: 8
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