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Carraigh Fhada House
Ranked #15 of 17 Port Ellen B&B and Inns
Reviewed 27 August 2011

I have stayed at Carraig Fhada many times - at the b&b, in the self catering apartments, I've always had a fantastic trip.
You couldn't get a better location - it's worth the trip along the dirt track (drive slowly)... Total peace and quiet and lovely views across the bay to Port Ellen. Kilnaughton Bay, the magical Singing Sands, and several smaller beaches are all within walking distance. The lighthouse is right next to the accommodation- walk along the rocky path and across the small metal bridge and sit out at the lighthouse - you'll soon forget your troubles!
Rooms are comfortable and very clean, breakfasts are hearty and delicious, the owners are very friendly and welcoming.
It's quite a long (but lovely) walk around to Port Ellen, but this adds to the lovely feeling of being away from it all...
Stay here and you'll experience the true meaning of the saying 'Islay - and it's goodbye to care'

  • Stayed: July 2011
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Reviewed 24 July 2011

Lovely farmhouse on the edge of the sea next to a romantic lighthouse. Sally is very welcoming and is flexible about providing a good breakfast at the time you indicate.(Most places give you a specific time period.) We had a comfortable bed with a nice area for the suitcases. The bathroom was shared with only one other room and was spacious and clean. We loved it because it had both a shower and a bathtub. Harry, her husband, is an artist and his work decorates the home. You can get up at 6 am and look for sea otters playing behind the lighthouse or at the beach nearby. We enjoyed the large sitting room as well. You do need a car to stay here, but it was easy to rent one from DL McKenzie. From the main road near Port Ellen is is about an 8 minute drive and part of the way is on a dirt road. It is about a half hour drive from the ferry at Port Askaig. It is well worth the visit.

Stayed: July 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 21 May 2011

After a rough trip we reached this silent (except sound of waves and a view sea-birds) and peaceful place. The room was comfortable and clean besides the excellent full cooked breakfast; I just like this black pudding. You can get useful informations from the owner due to your day-trips. Absolutely recommendable.

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  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile
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Stayed: October 2015, travelled with family
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Reviewed 10 September 2013
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 September 2013
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  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 31 July 2013
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  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Carraigh Fhada House

Address: Port Ellen PA42 7AX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay > Port Ellen
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Ranked #15 of 17 B&Bs / Inns in Port Ellen
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Carraigh Fhada House Islay/Port Ellen

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