GLOBAL hosting site Airbnb has revealed some of Scotland’s most romantic and unique retreats ahead of Valentine’s Day.
The platform have uncovered some stunning gems to treat your loved ones and enjoy some quality time in this February, from the Claddach Valley in the Outer Hebrides to a quaint seaside town just outside Edinburgh.
New additions are also available on the site for the first time – couples can escape to the very top of a restored air control tower in Tain in Rossshire. The unusual listing comes complete with magnificent views and quirky touches including aeroplane taps.
Those looking for a Highland fling can hop off the mainland to a nature observatory on its own secluded island, or get cosy in a little Skye bothy. Further south, couples can relax in an al fresco bath in a cabin near the banks of Loch Lomond, or live out a their own fairytale in a castle in East Lothian.
Here are the best examples of romantic Airbnb homes to try out in Scotland in the month of love:
This teeny yet fully functional cabin comprises a beautiful bedroom and an en-suite with covered living area outside with your bath, seating area, cooking area and wood burning stove.
Guests are free to roam about the wild paths on the island and the property owners will let you know which areas are currently inhabited to get that fully remote and secluded feel.
This cabin nestled in the trees offers spectacular sea views over the forest to the beach, machair and Atlantic ocean. There is a wealth of wildlife in this area including the UK’s smallest bird (the Goldcrest) and the UK’s largest bird (the white-tailed eagle).
Live out your fairytale fantasies in this quaint, forest cottage that looks straight out of a Hans Christian Anderson tale.
Lighthouse enthusiasts and those looking for a secluded, wild retreat will adore this listing. Located on the iconic Davaar island with views over the Kilbrannan sound to the Isle of Arran.
A hot tub, stunning rolling hills and tranquil seclusion. Need we say more?
This beautifully restored 16th century mansion with original features is set in a magnificent two-acre garden. Located just a five minute walk to train station, and a14 minute train journey to Edinburgh Waverley.
The View, located in the south of the Isle of Skye looks over the sound of Sleat and Isle of Ornsay. Otters, dolphins and all sorts of wildlife can be seen from this incredible location.
This Airbnb Plus home offers the optimum in comfort, quality and style. It’s coastal location is pretty perfect too. Climb the oak library ladder and drift off to sleep to the sound of the sea.
Although small, this Skye bothy offers everything you could possibly need for a short getaway. Tranquillity and outstanding views to the loch and mountains await.
Experience a piece of history in this one of a kind, renovated air control tower in Tain. It’s been featured on TV and in numerous design publications thanks to its wonderful uniqueness and artistic layout.