You won't find many better views in Scotland than the one you get from Beach Bay Cottage, on the Isle of Lewis.

Staycation Scotland 2022: This quirky stone cottage island getaway has views over a paradise beach with pristine white sands

Foreign travel may be opening up again, but many of us are choosing to holiday at home this year – and this could be Scotland’s ultimate beach getaway.

Friday, 14th January 2022, 3:51 pm

Beach Bay cottage is an island escape that offers a luxurious stay just steps away from a stunning beach.

Set on the edge of the white sands of Uig Bay, on the Isle of Lewis, the unique getaway is built into the hillside and features a turfed roof to boost its eco-credentials.

Inspired by Neolithic buildings, it’s built of natural stone with a 180-degree bay window making the most of the views – no wonder it won the 2012 Outer Hebrides Design Award.

It sleeps up to four people in one double and one twin room, the latter with an en-suite shower room.

A family bathroom includes a luxurious whirlpool bath, while a large open-plan lounge and dining area has plenty of space for relaxation while on staycation.

The kitchen is well-equipped and there’s a stone patio from which you may be lucky enough to see golden eagles flying high in the sky.

If it’s cold outside underfloor heating and a multi-fuel burner will keep you warm, as will the final opulent touch – a two person infra-red sauna.

You can book Beach Bay Cottage at

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