Situated on the West coast of the Scottish Highlands, Arisaig is a beautiful village boasting silver sands, blue seas and the most gorgeous sunsets across the small Islands of Eigg and Rum.
As well as the wonderful beaches, there are several accessible summits that you can reach on foot to observe Arisaig from up high, promising unforgettable views. You will never run out of things to do or incredible things to see on your holiday in Arisaig.
Food lovers, rejoice! There are lots of edible delights to be found in Arisaig village, with the best part being that there is a wealth of local, natural produce to try. Your stomachs will definitely be spoiled thanks to the locally caught fish, Highland cheese and homegrown fruit and vegetables!
From hotels to houses to glamping spots, there is accommodation available for all in Arisaig. Keep reading to find your next holiday stay in Arisaig!
For holidaymakers looking for a bit more luxury, but still want to be able to cook for themselves, take a look at this list of wonderful cottages on offer in Arisaig.
With 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, this cottage is perfect for bigger groups looking for a holiday in Arisaig. Holidaymakers get the best of both worlds as there are modern facilities such as underfloor heating and a dishwasher, as well as a more traditional wood-burning stove in the large living area downstairs.
There is a large garden/patio area for sitting outside on those warmer nights. You are also walking distance from the nearest shop and pub, as well as being less than a mile away from the stunning beaches in Arisaig.
Cullin View House
This modern cottage sleeps up to six guests and offers a wonderful base for those wishing to explore Arisaig and beyond. It has a 32″ TV as well as a fully equipped kitchen, so you will have everything you need for a luxurious break.
There is a fully enclosed garden, so you can enjoy the views from the privacy of your own accommodation.
This area is particularly good for spectacular walks around Arisaig and surrounding mountains, and those with a sporty personality will find a 9-hole golf course a mere 200 yards away from the cottage, which is situated right on the edge of the sea. You are sure to create unforgettable memories here!Check Online Availability
Having recently been renovated, Arienskill cottage is a beautiful remote cottage just outside the village of Lochailort.
The cottage boasts two double bedrooms and one twin, with two bathrooms and a downstairs open plan kitchen, dining and sitting room. There is also a conservatory from which the views are extraordinary!
There are many activities available such as cycling and fishing, as well as hiking in the beautiful surrounding Moidart hills and the Small Islands.
Hotels are a great option for those who want to be nearer to the action and do not want the hassle of cooking their own food. In Arisaig, there are several hotels that are waiting to offer you a warm Scottish welcome!
Located within 19 acres of landscaped gardens, Arisaig House offers visitors a home from home bed and breakfast experience with delicious, freshly prepared meals using local delicacies.
There are different types of room on offer to suit your party, many with a lovely garden view, and the grounds feature a tennis court for those looking to keep active. Breakfast is included.
The Old Library & Lodge
With six bedrooms on offer, The Old Library & Lodge is an intimate bed and breakfast and is sure to provide a friendly welcome to the area. Steeped in history, the stone-built property was formerly a stable, and has now been converted into accommodation to provide guests with a wonderful Highlands holiday.
Located right on the waterfront, this B&B is an excellent base to explore Arisaig and the nearby Small Islands. There is also a restaurant where you are bound to taste the delectable local produce with your complimentary breakfast.Check Online Availability
With very welcoming guests, Rhenetra is a fabulous choice for anybody looking for a friendly bed and breakfast in Arisaig.
Featuring rooms with both mountain and sea views, guests will love the location. There is a free continental breakfast on offer to guests, as well as a terrace, free Wi-fi and complimentary parking.Check Online Availability
Arisaig Accommodations Self Catering
Self-contained accommodation is perfect for those who want to prepare their own meals and also want the luxury of having a wealth of space to relax in.
Situated in a beautiful part of the Highlands, this accommodation offers views of the Morar Estuary and the surrounding landscape.
The house has two bedrooms and an open plan living and dining area, as well as a fully equipped kitchen for all of your culinary needs.
Located in Tougal, this accommodation is perfect for exploring the local area of Arisaig and Mallaig.
Another delightful self-contained option is Eshaness, a house that is privately tucked away yet still minutes away from Arisaig village.
The house boasts enormous windows providing excellent views across Arisaig bay as well as the surrounding islands. The property features a unique natural stone chimney amongst an open plan sitting room and kitchen area.
As well as the luxurious facilities inside, there is also decking outside with seating and a barbeque, perfect for those warmer summer nights watching the sunset over the bay of Arisaig.
There are so many lovely sites to see on foot, from the Rhu Peninsula where you may be lucky enough to see animals such as otters and seals, and The Larrochmore Gardens, where lovely walks are guaranteed all year round.
Hotels in Arisaig
For ultimate relaxation, there are several Arisaig hotels to choose from to provide you with the ultimate holiday. Especially appropriate for short breaks, the Arisaig hotels on our list feature a variety of rooms, so you are sure to find something for you and your group!
Arisaig hotel boasts 13 bedrooms, all equipped with a bathroom each, as well as a separate self-contained property for bigger groups.
The fantastic location of this hotel means you can easily walk to the local amenities as well as the local transport stations in Arisaig, meaning the Small Isles are just a short ferry trip away!
As well as beautiful bedrooms, this West Highland hotel is also home to the Crofters Rest, where the beverages that make the country famous can be found, from Scottish gins to real ales and wine.
There is even a specially designed beer cellar that is temperature controlled so that each pint that is served is perfect!
Loch Shiel Hotel
As far as hotels go, the Loch Shiel Hotel is one of the best Arisaig hotels for watching the sunset, as you can observe the incredible views at dusk over the bay from the comfort of your own bed!
Offering eight beautifully decorated bedrooms, this West Highland Hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi as well as a tasty restaurant serving freshly cooked food.
In the bar, you will find a wide range of real ale, draught beers and wine, and those that are lucky will be able to enjoy live music from talented locals!
Rooms are available for both single travellers and couples, with a full Scottish breakfast included in the price!Check Online Availability
To truly get to grips with the gorgeous countryside of Arisaig, there is no better option than to camp in one of the various spots in the village and surrounding area. Be at one with nature and submerge yourself in the amazing landscapes.
Sunnyside Croft Touring Site
If you have your eye on the splendid white beaches of Arisaig, then Sunnyside is a great location for your base as it is just a matter of minutes away from the coastline.
This spot is perfect for your tourer holiday in Arisaig, with great facilities and stunning scenery to observe around you.
The Wee Lodge Loch Morar
The Wee Lodge is situated just minutes away from Loch Morar and is the perfect country destination for those seeking a true escape from reality. Here, you will find peace and tranquillity, with incredible views of Arisaig and beyond from the moment you step out of your accommodation.
You will have your own wooden lodge, with luxurious amenities such as an electric heater and your own personal sound system. You will also have your own shower and kitchenette, with a balcony overlooking Loch Morar. There are even barbeque facilities available if you want to cook your own meals!Check Online Availability
A more intimate option is to stay at Kinloid Farm, a family-run site with views of Arisaig as well as the nearby Isles of Skye, Eigg and Rum.
For any Harry Potter fans out there, Kinloid Farm is the place you want to be as it provides a wonderful view of the Jacobite Steam Train, or as you would know it, the Hogwarts Express!
Kinloid Farm has twelve electric grass pitches and many non-electric spots, and also has washing and toilet facilities and a small loch for fishing.
If you want direct access to the sea, then Camusdarach beach is where you want to be as it regularly features in lists of the top 10 beaches in the UK and even Europe.
With both camping spots and self-contained accommodation on offer, there is something for everyone. There is even a shop onsite for your essentials, and if you’re lucky enough to visit in July and August, you will also be able to order delicious pizza!