All of the R.Escape properties are perfectly located to explore all that the Isle of Skye has to offer. Bask in some luxury before taking off on your Skye adventure.
Check out the Walk Highland Website for more information and walks nearby your property and all over Skye. For experienced walkers the Skye Trail starts at Duntulm only a half an hour’s drive north of The Eyrie or Monkstadt House & Steadings.
Stunning views, cosy nights in by a crackling wood burning stove, watching the sunrise through panoramic glass windows, gazing out to sea from your luxurious king sized bed and late night star gazing. What could be more romantic?
Enjoy a superb meal in an intimate setting at Scorrybreac restaurant in Portree, this local favourite serves lots of Skye and Scottish produce cooked in a modern European style by talented Chef Calum Munro.
Experience the iconic Skeabost Hotel with a couple’s game of golf or afternoon tea. Afternoon tea is also excellent at Greshornish Hotel.
Bring home a piece of Skye
Pick up a special gift for your other half at ÒR, located in Portree. Showcasing a variety of Scottish designers, craft makers and jewellery made by talented local jeweller Jen Pearson.
Well-known local candle maker, Isle of Skye Candles, have a lovely shop in Broadford which is located on the main road through Skye.
In Broadford you also find Love from Skye offering amazing selection of handmade rings, jewellery and gifts not only for special occasions.
After a lovely sheepskin rug? Check out Skyeskins, they are gorgeous.
Whisky and gin lovers will surely enjoy visiting The Misty Bottle. The lovely owners are ready to help you choose the right bottle or try a few at the tasting.
Skye is every adventurer’s playground but you don’t have to go it alone, some of our good friends are adventure guides and activity providers;
Skye Adventure are a group of local friendly guides offering climbing, walking, gorge walking and coasteering trips. Unforgettable experiences with a bit of craic.
Skye Ghillie offers Wilderness Adventures, fly fishing and wild walks – which include history, wildlife and foraging.
For cyclists; Skye Bike Shack who supply coffee and cake with your bike hire – so you can peddle your way around the hilly landscapes of Skye.
Skye enjoys some of the darkest skies in Europe. Free from light pollution, there are many spectacular things to discover in an evening. For more information on the best places to explore, have a look at the dark skies website or Glendale Skye Auroras.
Often referred to as a ‘chef’s paradise’ Skye’s natural larder has allowed for an array of Michelin Starred restaurants, small locally run cafes, food vans and unbeatable pub dining: here are some of our top picks that we think you might enjoy whilst exploring Skye;
The Three Chimneys Restaurant
If you have Talisker Distillery on your list of things to do, why not tie it in with a visit to the popular Oyster Shed? Serving fresh, local seafood all day.
Heading over to Neist Point? Stop in a Café Lephin for some delicious home baking and coffee and enjoy a cosy seat by their wood burning stove.
There are two supermarket’s on Skye, the Co-op in Portree the Co-op in Broadford, where you can get most essentials.
For information on how to make the most of your trip to Skye, the Visit Scotland information centre in Portree is open all year round and offers friendly advice on walks, tours and local attractions. Located in Bayfield House, Portree.
A great online source of information is also VisitScotland.