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Sonas Cottage is beautifully situated, overlooking a sea loch and with the North Harris hills providing a spectacular backdrop. Perfect for those who enjoy hillwalking as well as those who prefer to take in the scenery from an armchair.
Purpose built for couples, it is ideally situated on the island of Harris and Lewis, its central location providing the perfect base for exploring.
The main village of Tarbert with restaurants and shops is only 10 minutes drive away.
The cottage benefits from luxury touches such as sauna, cinema room, multi-room music system, wood burner, large cast iron bath and rainfall shower.
The property is extremely spacious, with a 3 bed house plan having been adapted for couples, the other 2 bedrooms housing the cinema and sauna room.
Pets not allowedNot suitable for childrenNo smoking
No pets allowed. Any guests arriving with pets will have to make alternative accommodation arrangements with no refund
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What a fantastic holiday we had at the fabulous Sonas Cottage. A wee luxury haven nestled in the bay, with lots of sheep for company!
The house is fabulous - Angus has thought of everything. Sauna, cinema room, room top bath that's deep enough to float in... it's just fantastic. Really comfy bed, and all the mod cons you could possibly want. We'll definitely come back to Sonas - it's utterly perfect and worth every penny.
Visited July 2023
Written 11 August 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Superb, luxurious, base from which to explore wonderful Harris
Sonas is wonderfully quiet but with lovely views over the sea. Accommodation is luxurious and very spacious. It's "away from it all" but only a mile from a mini-market. As Harris' weather is sometimes not "friendly" it's great to have the in-house sauna and cinema room if confined to the house for the day. The house is clean, comfortable and very well equipped. It would be hard to beat as a base for exploring the whole of Harris and Lewis. 5 ***** all round.
Visited May 2022
Written 20 May 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Aberdeen, United Kingdom41 contributions
Happy in Harris
Excellent cottage, exceeded our expectations. Lots of wee extras .....
Ideal for a week‘s break any time of year
Visited March 2022
Written 13 March 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
The cottages was very well positioned to explore the beautiful island of Harris. The accommodation was excellent. Had everything you could want and more (cinema room was a real bonus given the Covid restrictions).
Visited October 2020
Written 16 October 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
London, United Kingdom
SUPER STAY - FABULOUS COTTAGE
Sonas Cottage is located about 3 miles north of Tarbert but on the West Coast, overlooking the sea, a few minutes' drive from the main road that leads to The Isle of Lewis, so great for exploring both islands.
The property is ideal for a couple and is immaculate and equipped to a very high specification. Very well fitted kitchen, cosy living room with multi-fuel stove, fabulous cinema room with surround sound, a great double bedroom, sauna, and a separate bathroom with a huge roll-topped bath that is perfect for a long soak after a day's hiking.
Very highly recommended...!
Visited September 2020
Written 12 September 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Great cottage in a great location.
This is the perfect place to stay if you're a couple looking for a quiet and relaxing stay. The cottage is very well equipped and the cinema room and sauna kept us entertained during the dark winter evenings.
My favourite part was looking out for the seal popping its head up from time to time in the sea from the living room and looking out for eagles from the back of the house.
Harris is beautiful place and is perfect for longs walks along its amazing beaches and up its variety of mountains if you are so inclined. I am already looking forward to planning another visit soon.
Visited November 2019
Written 3 December 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom7 contributions
You couldn’t ask for better holiday accommodation . Beautifully equipped with extra special features such as sauna , cinema room , Sonos sound system and a well equipped kitchen /diner. Stunning position and not too far from the amenities of Tarbert.
Visited August 2019
Written 19 August 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Bishopton, United Kingdom36 contributions
Absolutely Fantastic Accomodation
What a gem of a house. Located in beautiful countryside over looking a loch. Stunning. House equipped with everything you would need whilst on holiday. Especially loved the sauna and cinema room! Would throughly recommend this cottage.
Visited July 2019
Written 28 July 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Cullompton, United Kingdom29 contributions
Stunning, idyllic, relaxing, peaceful, 5* quality and so much more.
My partner and I visited Harris and stayed in Sonas Cottage for a week in May, for what turned out to be one of our best holidays ever. Harris and Lewis is the best of Scotland, turned up to 11 and we are so glad that we found it. You cannot imagine the beauty of the beaches, the friendly islanders, the mountains and scenery. Coupled with great places to eat and places to visit. Sonas Cottage was an absolute dream, so well appointed with great attention to detail. The creature comforts, sauna, rainfall shower, house-wide music system and stunning views were nothing less than 5*. I must confess, we had such amazing weather, we never got chance to try the cinema room.. We have always visited north-west Scotland every other year, but so blown away were we with Harris and Sonas Cottage, that we are looking to re-book next year,
Visited May 2019
Written 16 July 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time in Sonas and Harris so much! It is always lovely to hear that guests are enjoying staying there and that they are enjoying their holiday.
Best wishes and thank you, Angus and Catriona
Written 17 July 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Beautiful cottage in a beautiful location
Sonas cottage is amazing; the perfect retreat after a day exploring the stunning Isle of Harris. It is immaculately clean, fresh and warm. With a great sauna, superb cinema room and a bath that you just want to soak in for hours. Angus, the owner, is really helpful and responsive. We will definitely come back again to enjoy the cottage and Harris.
Visited August 2018
Written 6 September 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
This dramatic and picturesque island has many places to explore. From the majestic North Harris hills with their spectacular scenery and wonderful wildlife to its many breath-taking beaches.
Offshore, smaller, uninhabited islands may also be accessed, such as the iconic St Kilda, a World Heritage Site with some of the most amazing vistas to be seen anywhere in the world.
The rich cultural heritage of Harris can be seen in its archaeology sites such as St. Clements Church in Rodel, the chapel ruins at Northton, and its standing stones to name but a few.
The living culture of the Isle of Harris can be sampled in the Gaelic language, in music and in song.
This place is truly somewhere special, and the best way to discover how special it is, is to come and experience it for yourself.
How to get there
By sea - CalMac ferries from Uig in Skye to Tarbert, Harris. The cottage is 10 minutes from Tarbert.
CalMac ferries from Ullapool, Wester Ross to Stornoway, Lewis. The cottage is 45 minutes from
By air - Flybe flies to Stornoway from Glasgow, Edinburgh & Inverness
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)Tennis court
Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 4 pm • Check out by 10 am
100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
50% refund* if you cancel at least 8 weeks before check-in
25% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
No refund available once booking is confirmed
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