Vacation Rentals in Highlands

Vacation Rentals in Highlands

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Highlights Highlands

  • Untouched nature
  • Loch Ness
  • Highland Folk Museum
  • Eilean Donan Castle

Best Vacation Rentals the Highlands

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Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Loch Ness, Scotland
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Loch Ness, Scotland
Vacation Rental • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
9.6
(5 reviews)
This delightful cottage is the ideal choice for a romantic break in the amazing Highlands of Scotland.. All on the ground floor:Living/dining room: With wood burner, 43" satellite TV and Amazon Echo.Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine and tiled floor.Bedroom: With double bed.Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.. Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Initial fuel for wood burner included. External utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer.. Enclosed rear decking with garden furniture...
from $82 / night
Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Highlands, Scotland
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Highlands, Scotland
Vacation Rental • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
Located directly on the seafront, this charming cottage is the ideal base for a romantic break away for two.. Ground Floor:Open plan living space.Living area: With electric fire, 32" Freeview TV and DVD player.Dining area.Kitchen area: With breakfast bar, electric oven, electric hob, combi microwave/oven/grill, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.First Floor:Bedroom: With double bed and 20" Freeview TV.. Economy 7 heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack and doggy extras.. Enclosed garden with sitting-out...
from $79 / night
Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Highlands, Scotland
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Highlands, Scotland
Vacation Rental • 377 ft² • 1 Bedroom
9.7
(19 reviews)
This converted photographic studio is the perfect bolt-hole for a couple wishing for a quiet get-away, yet close to town amenities. Decorated in sophisticated mid-century style, the light and airy open-plan living area is perfect for relaxing, with flat-screen Tv, Bose sound system, High-speed internet and space for working on a laptop. A wood-burning stove and electric heating will keep you cosy on those chilly autumn evenings. The well-equipped kitchen and dining area is perfect for cooking up a storm and dining 'a deux'. We supply complimentary tea, coffee and a range of condiments. The ...
from $129 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices the Highlands

$261for 27 Apr - 4 May
$277 annual average
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Current vacation rental availability the Highlands

18%for 27 Apr - 4 May
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Vacation rentals in the Highlands

Relaxing time out in an idyllic setting

Kilometres of wide grass plains, gigantic mountain peaks, rustic forests and clear lakes create a breathtaking landscape in the Highlands that is perfect for active holidaymakers, those seeking peace and quiet and nature lovers. Surrounded by pristine valleys, you can reside in a romantic vacation rental on the edge of Cairngorms National Park. Equally charming is your stay on the rough coast, where you can rent a holiday apartment or an apartment in tranquil villages.

Holiday in the Highlands

Location and orientation

Nature-rich highlands in the north of Great Britain

In the far northwest of Scotland, the Highlands cover an area of 25,600 square kilometres and are divided into the Great Glen, the Grampian Mountains and the Northwest Highlands. The largest city in the region is Inverness on the banks of the Ness. The region is famous for its rustic vegetation, the mountains (Munros), moors and for the production of Highland Malt whisky.

The landscape of the Highlands served as a backdrop for international films and series such as Harry Potter, Highlander, Braveheart or Outlander.

Top 3 travel tips

1. Legendary waters

The most famous lake in Scotland is about ten kilometres from Inverness. Loch Ness spreads over a length of 1.5 kilometres and a width of 37 kilometres. Its maximum depth is 230 meters. The freshwater waters and the small village of Drumnadrochit attract thousands of tourists every year looking for the legendary sea monster Nessie.

2. From the early new to the post-war period

On the outskirts of Newtonmore is the impressive Highland Folk Museum, which consists of four sections. Visitors can take a trip back in time to the 19th century and visit the original farmhouses and handicraft huts. The buildings include a school, animal stables, a church or a railway station.

3. Celtic defence complex

Near the village of Dornie lies the most famous castle of the Highlands. Eilean Donan Castle was built around 1200 and is situated on a promontory that turns into an island at high tide. The Niederungsburg is the most photographed motif in the region and is visited by 310,000 visitors every year. Today the fortress is used as a museum.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals the Highlands

How much does it cost to book a vacation rental in the Highlands?

At an average cost of $228 per night, the Highlands lies at the lower end of the price range for vacation rentals in the United Kingdom.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in the Highlands?

If you would like to save the maximum during your visit to the Highlands, pack your bags and travel there in March ($209 per night on average), November ($211), or February ($214), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

When are vacation rentals more expensive in the Highlands?

Last year, the month that had the highest annual average in the Highlands was August, with an average price of $259 per night. This was followed by July, with an average of $249, and then September, with $236.

Is the Highlands a good location for a last-minute getaway?

We recommend you to book in advance in the Highlands as only 21% of the accommodations remain free throughout the year, according to last year's data.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

The best months to find available accommodation in the Highlands are January (the average amount of properties that are free reached 35% of the total last year), March (32%), and November (32%).

When are there fewer vacation rental options available in the Highlands?

The accommodations in the Highlands reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 5%. The second most requested month is July, with 6%, and the third is September with 9%. During these three months, the availability is only 7%. It is therefore preferable to book far in advance.

Are there many rentals in the Highlands?

Our catalog features approximately 3,700 properties from 26 partners, giving you plenty of choices when searching for your next dream vacation rental!

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