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Inverness Rental Apartment

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Innes Street Apartment

Another great apartment in Inverness just added to our website.

Many of our apartment guests are hotel converts and tell us once you tried a self catering apartment there’s no going back to hotels – that is as long as the apartment is a good one!

Just added to our range of Inverness city centre apartments is Innes Street Apartment, which not surprisingly is situated in Innes Street just a couple of minutes stroll from the city centre.

An ideal location where you can leave the car outside the apartment (parking permit is provided) and walk in to the city centre. This brand new renovation of a traditional stone build property is finished to the highest standard and provides the comforts of home, something very different from staying in a cloned hotel room with the crowds.

With short stays from 2 nights to longer stays of several weeks or longer, plenty space, peace and quiet, easy city access, TV, free internet access what more could you ask for!

Prices from £50 per night (min 2 night stay)

Check out Innes Street Apartment

Beach Holiday in Scotland

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Words not often put together in the same sentence admittedly, especially with this years’ weather, however there can be more to a holiday than lying on a sun bed baking in 100 degree heat – honest guv!

The Scottish Highlands has some of the best beaches around and some of best beaches around that you can enjoy without having to endure the masses, vying for the best spot and their own temporary bit of territory.

Whether it is Big Sand near Gairloch on the west coast, Embo & Dornoch beaches in Sutherland on the east coast or the inland shores of Loch Morlich near Aviemore you are spoilt for choice. Near to Dornoch & Embo is Loch Fleet Nature reserve with spectacular scenery and a fantastic serene place to explore.

Loch Fleet Nature Reserve near DornochWith many family and dog friendly self catering cottages, apartments, log cabins and holiday homes available for Gael Holiday Homes why not consider exploring the Highlands for your next holiday.

PS. Bring your beach towel and sun cream (just in case)

Gate Street Cottage in Embo

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Newly listed holiday home

Gate Street Cottage

self catering cottage in Embo near DornochA comfortably furnished self catering seaside cottage in Embo near to Dornoch, sleeping 4 people in 2 bedrooms.
The cottage is situated centrally in the old part of the village and is only a couple of minutes from the beach.
Embo offers you a tranquil getaway or a good base for touring throughout Sutherland.
View more details and pictures of Gate Street Cottage – here

Easter Cullachie Steading | Speyside Holidays

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Newly listed holiday home

Easter Cullachie Steading – Speyside

Speyside self catering holiday accommodationThis large, stone build converted steading is located between Boat of Garten and Nethybridge, just 7 miles from the popular town of Aviemore.
It provides spacious accommodation, for 2-8 people, with 4 large bedrooms – 2 of which are ensuite.
Perfect for a weekly bookings or short break at any time of the year.
Close to Loch Garten with its famous Ospreys, and nestled between the RSPB Abernethy Nature Reserve and the River Spey.
Any day entry and low occupancy discounts available.
To view more details and pictures of Easter Cullachie - here

The Highlands in Winter

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

The Scottish Highlands, it is often said, are an outdoor playground. Perfect for self catering holidays, the biggest secret is that they are ideal for holidays at any time of year – even in winter.

For the jaded palate of today’s urban dwellers in need to fresh air, open space and dramatic skies unspoilt by the built environment, the Highlands of Scotland are the much needed antidote to stress, pollution and overcrowding. If you are tired of commuting, traffic jams and all the other ills of modern urban living, then set your sights on holidays in the Scottish Highlands. Your lungs – and spirits – will thank you. Trust me on this.

As someone who regularly plays host to people from ‘down south’, and that’s very much a catch all phrase in reality, the one thing that strikes them most is the gentle pace of life. Even mañana has too many connotations of urgency about it.

The laid back environment we are so good at creating clearly makes holidaying here a rare pleasure, a chance to completely unwind, recharge the batteries and enjoy the moment in all its 360 degree splendour. In fact, on more than one occasion I’ve been told, “The Highlands are the one place I feel I can completely relax.”

And who’s to disagree? The Scottish Highlands are a huge wilderness itching to be explored. They are a heather-clad wonder of mountains, glens, wide open spaces and deserted beaches. So why put it off and miss this unique, iconic region? For, if anything, the Highlands are at their most dramatic in winter.

While we do boast some of the most outstanding scenery anywhere in the UK, there are tons of things to do and see.

Winter is here and that means snow. Skiing, snowboarding and hillwalking are just some of the fantastic range of activities the Highlands has to offer. Action and adventure await your inner adrenaline junkie. You can be assured of that.

There are five major ski resorts in the Highlands. They are world famous and attract visitors from across the UK and all over the globe wishing to experience the extraordinary variety of challenges and fun that can be had out on the slopes.

There is also a rich heritage and culture here that is sharply distinctive having been shaped by the twin influences of the Scots Gaelic language and the Old Norse of the Viking era. Even today these cultural factors still resonate in the place names, the music, story telling, the arts and the ceilidhs that take place across the region.

There is a regular programme of events the length and breadth of the Highlands at this time of year, thanks, in part, to the long winter nights. Celebrating a culture that is unique and special, the one thing you will be guaranteed of wherever you go is a warm welcome.

Locals and visitors enjoy a varied calendar of events during the winter, and you may even get the chance to sample a wee dram of whisky in its native home or have a go at some traditional Scottish dancing.