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Highlights the Highlands

  • Magical council of Scotland
  • Marvellous area of grandiose nature
  • Diverse and entertaining landmarks
  • Exquisite products and foods
  • Interesting traditions
  • Wonderful shops

Best Holiday Homes & Rentals the Highlands

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Contin, Highlands
Holiday Rental • 4 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
(10 reviews)
"Isle of Skye", 4-room semi-detached house. Simple and comfortable furnishings: large living room with TV, DVD, DVD collection available and electric heater. 1 large double bedroom with 1 double bed. 1 room with 2 beds. Kitchen (4 hot plates, microwave, electric coffee machine). Shower/WC. Marvellous view of the mountains. Facilities: Internet (WiFi, free). Please note: not suitable for children under 3 years. Fridge without freezer, non-smokers only. TV only EN.
from €47 / night
Isle Of Skye, Inner Hebrides
Holiday Rental • 4 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
(2 reviews)
2-room cottage on 2 levels. Spacious and bright, comfortable and tasteful furnishings: open living room with TV, flat screen and DVD. Open kitchen (4 hot plates, oven, dishwasher, microwave, freezer) with dining table. Exit to the garden. Sep. WC. Heating. Upper floor: 1 double bedroom with 1 double bed. 1 room with 2 beds. Bath/shower/WC. Heating. Beautiful view of the mountains and the countryside. Facilities: washing machine, dryer. Internet (WiFi, free). Please note: non-smoking house. HI-30076-F
from €149 / night
Isle Of Skye, Inner Hebrides
Holiday Rental • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
(5 reviews)
2-room cottage. Rustic and cosy furnishings: open living/dining room with dining table and wood-burning stove. 1 room with 1 double bed and wood-burning stove. Open kitchen (4 hot plates, oven, microwave). Bath/shower/WC. Heating. Beautiful view of the countryside. Facilities: Internet (WiFi, free). Please note: not suitable for small children. Non-smoking house. HI-30153-P
from €102 / night

Prices and availability

Current Holiday letting prices the Highlands

€226for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
€227 annual average
Average price per week

Current holiday letting availability the Highlands

15%for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
40% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Holiday homes and rentals in the Highlands

Wonderful settlements scattered through the council

Dispersed over the area of Nairn, right by the coast of Loch Linnhe or on the heart of Thurso, Highlands' rentals and homes are marvellous and diverse properties where travellers and tourists from all parts of the world can live the holiday of their dreams most comfortably. Tranquil and peaceful or dynamic and action-filled, these houses will guarantee everyone perfect accommodation that will complement their plan of stay to a tee. Choose the perfect spot thanks to Holidu and enjoy without measure while exploring this extensive region in the north of Scotland.

Vintage and modern properties for all styles of guests

Embellished and upgraded with wondrous gardens, luxurious saunas, delighting hot tubs and even refreshing pools, the marvellous homes and rentals of the Highlands will be the most pleasant and magnificently equipped lodgings where to enjoy an unforgettable holiday this season. Boasting spacious areas, these accommodations will assure couples, families and large groups of friends private spaces where to spend some peaceful time alone as well as public areas where to share and have fun with companions. Leave your holidays in the hands of the astonishing Highlands region and enjoy the best experiences available on the market.

Holidays in Highlands

The area and getting around

Loch Ness, a place portrayed even in the dreamiest of Fairy Tales

Known as a location where curious tales of great renown unfold, Loch Ness is a wonderful Scottish attraction that, besides featuring a collection of legends and myths tied to its waters, presents a remarkable area where you can enjoy superb views and exciting activities of all styles. Thus, adventure seekers can navigate the waters of the loch with local recreational companies, whose activity packages can offer fabulous kayaking and paddleboarding experiences whereas, geeks and legend fans can visit the Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition and take part in an exploratory tour around the body of water to learn a little more about one of the world's most famous monsters and try to spot it for yourself. Explore and experience the fantastic attraction of Loch Ness for the full Highland experience.

Skye Island, where the skies are filled with stars and Auroras Borealis playfully dance along with them

Due to its location in the northwest of the country, the fantastic Skye Island presents an unobstructed location where travellers and tourists all over the world can enjoy all aspects of Scotland's nature without the annoying interruptions and inconveniences of the city. In fact, thanks to its large, sparsely populated area, the island's skies and wilderness present pristine, low pollution conditions resulting in breathtaking landscapes where the night skies are filled with stars and the magnificent Northern Lights add a magnificent splash of colour. The island as whole features nine Dark Sky Discovery Sites, of which Glendale, Kinloch Forest and Macleod's Table are the best spots to admire these magnificent natural phenomena. Choose the magnificent Highlands region as your holiday destination and enjoy awe-inspiring natural experiences this season.

Travellers and activities

Highlands for nature lovers

Flowery and full of life, the Highland wilderness is an ideal place for nature lovers who want to explore an overseas location and experience fantastic habitats that will fill their days with beautiful sights and magnificent diversity. Starting in a stellar way, tourists from around the world can visit the imposing mountain of Ben Nevis, the highest elevation in Scotland and the whole of the UK. Featuring fabulous ski trails in the winter and fantastic walking routes in the summer, adventurers will have something exciting and active to do at any time of year to experience the vast expanse of the mountain and, along with it, its diverse flora and fauna. In addition, holidaymakers can visit spots such as Handa, a small rocky and sandy island off the west coast of Sutherland where they can enjoy sights of the country's bird breeds and wonderful landscapes of different habitats. Get to know Scotland's vegetation and animal kingdom and enjoy a nature holiday in the Highlands region.

Highlands for adrenaline seekers

Going hand in hand with the region's fantastic natural highlights, the Highlands also feature fabulous recreational companies with which the daredevils of the world can have fun and explore the area. Traversing the vast Great Glen depression, Active Highs! is the region's best choice for a fun-filled and exciting stay. Offering complete holiday packages for people of all ages, adventurers big and small can explore the waters and lands of the area while participating in thrilling activities such as mountain biking, white water rafting, abseiling and rock climbing that will challenge them to summon their courage and face the great forces of nature. Plan a holiday full of exhilarating outdoor activities and enjoy the fabulous Highlands region beyond measure.

Being Scotland's largest government area, the Highlands comprise communities that speak three different languages in their area, English, Scots and Gaelic.

Top 5 travel tips in Highlands

1. Visit Highlands’ castles to know some of the council's history

Featuring a series of ruins or majestic structures, castles in the Highlands region are popular spots where visitors from around the world can learn about the country's history while enjoying interesting tours. Built over several centuries, castles such as Eilean Donan, Dunrobin and Urquhart invite you to enjoy immersive time travel that will help you learn about living conditions in the medieval era and some of the interesting events that took place in the area during those years. Visit the castles dotted around the Highlands and add a little history to your holiday while exploring the most popular attractions in the north of Scotland.

2. Sample a Highlands' speciality on Tomatin Distillery

Boasting its high-quality distilleries as one of the features that set the country apart from other holiday destinations, these magnificent attractions are some wonderful points of Scotland you must visit to complete your fabulous holiday on the Highlands. Known for creating one of the finest products on the market, Tomatin Brewery is an option we highly recommend due to its informative tours and superb tasting sessions that will present a complete and enjoyable experience for any holidaymaker who visits its facilities. Taste the exquisite whiskies that Scotland is famous for and enjoy a diverse holiday this exciting season.

3. Participate in the Highlands Games to learn about the council's traditions

Held at 22 locations within the council, the Highland Games are Scotland's most popular series of events, offering a detailed insight into the culture and traditions of the region to participants and attendees. Opening with a lively bagpipes tune, the competitions are based on popular games such as caber toss, stone put and sheaf toss and are usually hosted throughout May and September. Additionally, music and dance performances are also organized along with lively fairs where spectators and participants can enjoy delicious Scottish goods that will greatly enhance their experience. Learn about the customs of the Scottish community most actively and entertainingly by attending the Highland Games during your visit.

4. Discover the local talent by purchasing items on Highlands' shopping points

Because exploring the shopping spots of a previously unexplored holiday destination is always recommended for fabulous discoveries, here's a list of popular spots and hidden gems where you can sample and buy the council's best products at the best prices. Offering a wide range of shops with products of all styles, Eastgate Shopping Centre and Holm Mills Shopping Village are the right places to visit when you want to buy clothes, accessories and other types of decorations. On the other hand, if you're more interested in sampling the council's local produce and crops, alternatives such as the Inverness Farmers' Market and Dingwall Farmers' Market will be your best bet. Shop for custom-made shirts or delicious freshly baked bread and get a taste of the local talent the Highland council has to offer this holiday.

5. Taste some of the Highlands' best dishes before heading back home

Featuring a wide variety of mouth-watering dishes, tourists visiting the Highlands region cannot return home without sampling some of its best plates. Delicious and enjoyable even for the fussiest of eaters, dishes such as Scottish porridge, haggis, Cranachan and the Traditional Scottish Tablet promise magnificent culinary experiences not to be missed. Welcome the dishes of this vast Scottish region and enjoy an exquisite carnival of flavours that will leave your taste buds dancing in bliss.

FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals the Highlands

How much do you pay on average for holiday homes in Highlands?

Based on our data, Highlands has an average price of €155.19 per night, which is a relatively high one under the destinations in the United Kingdom.

When can you get the best deals on holiday rentals in Highlands?

Those who want to save as much as possible should visit Highlands in January, March, and February which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of €129.55, €129.68, and €130.48 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.

When are holiday homes more expensive in Highlands?

When it comes to renting a holiday home in Highlands, the highest prices are found in the month of August (with an average of €178.22 per night), followed by July (€174.96), and October (€163.41).

Is it necessary to plan a trip to Highlands well in advance?

It's better to book sooner than later in Highlands as only 30% of the accommodations are available, according to our 2020 data.

When are more holiday homes available?

In 2020, the months with the largest number of accommodations available in Highlands were January, November, and December with average availabilities of 54%, 45.25% and 43.33%, respectively.

When are fewer holiday homes available?

The months with the lowest properties available in Highlands are, in order, September, August and July, with respective average availability figures of 7.75%, 8.2%, and 16%, based on data collected in 2020.

How many holiday homes does Holidu have in Highlands?

We have 3200 properties for you in Highlands, provided by our 25 local and international partners.

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