Seaside Beag - guest book comments
Around 70% of bookings are currently from returning guests.
January 2016 A & B, London
‘We’ve had a lovely week and enjoyed the beautiful views from this cosy cottage. We’ve cooked some lovely meals in your well equipped kitchen and it’s really felt like home from home – the fire was a particular highlight and helped to vindicate our decision to holiday in Scotland in January!
Really loved our stay – we are looking forward to returning as soon as possible!’
November 2015 A & M, Aberdeen
‘The weather has turned wintery and what a perfect, warm little neuk by the sea to enjoy it.
This is a wonderful little place with a lot to offer and incredibly well thought through. Thanks for making our honeymoon ….. a wonderful start to our lives together. See you again soon!’
October 2015 I & G, West Glamorgan
‘We have been visiting Skye for many years and have at last found the perfect place to stay!
Amazing attention to detail & comfort at Seaside Beag & Skye provides the rest!’
October 2015 K & P, Kent
‘Beautiful location. We saw the Aurora!
October 2015 A & B, Merseyside
‘A perfect second visit to Skye and Seaside Beag! No seal or otter this time, but still magnificent views in ever light and weather outside the cottage window.’
September 2015 D & A, Oxfordshire
This is our second visit to Seaside Beag and is exactly as we remember it – Perfect!
Cannot wait for the 3rd visit!
Please let us know if you ever consider selling!!’
September 2015 K & M, North Yorkshire
‘A welcoming, modern, well equipped holiday home. We enjoyed sitting by the window spotting wildlife in the evenings.’
August 2015 B & A, Fife
‘The house is so comfortable and well equipped and the view from the sitting room window is fantastic, an ever changing picture! A highlight was seeing an otter swimming across the rocks! ….. We certainly intend to come back!'
August 2015 J & J, County Durham
‘Thank you John and Jean and your housekeeper here in Broadford who keeps Seaside Beag in such a clean comfortable and welcoming condition. This was our second visit and won’t be our last. Everything is so well thought out to make this such a special place for a holiday. ….. Can’t wait to come back.’
August 2015 H & D, Derbyshire
‘A welcome & much enjoyed week. …. Thank you John and Jean for being so helpful.’
July 2015 J & H, Midlothian
‘Fantastic house in a great location. We had a lovely holiday touring around.’
July 2015 A & J, Jersey
‘Amazing cottage, amazing views.
Has everything you need and more. ….. we will be back.’
June 2015 P & N, Devon
‘It was a wonderful time in a beautiful place!!!’
June 2015 A & T, Somerset
‘Seaside Beag is wonderful, with ever changing views.’
May 2015 J & M, Cornwall
‘….. we arrived in the evening and 10 minutes later we were down a the water’s edge drinking wine + watching the otters playing. …..at the end of each day Seaside Beag has been a much appreciated refuge.’
May 2015 T & S, Cambridgeshire
What can we say that hasn’t already been said. This is a wonderful warm home from home.
The views from the windows and from the car as we have driven around are going to be very difficult to explain when we get home. ….. We hope to return next Year.’
May 2015 D & S, Bristol
‘Back again! Fourth trip to Skye and we have at last seen otters – first morning from the house. We have seen seals nearly everyday from house as well.
Again lovely place to stay.’
April 2015 D & T, Shropshire
‘It would be easy to run out of superlatives – this is quite the best holiday property that we have ever stayed in. Extremely comfortable, exceedingly well equipped, with clear instructions – not to mention the superb location.
After a day’s walking and climbing, it has been a real pleasure to return to somewhere that felt like a home.
We are most grateful for all that has been provided. It has made our first visit to Skye truly memorable.’
April 2015 L & H, Renfrewshire
‘We have had a fantastic holiday, great weather, beautiful scenery & the loveliest accommodation. The cottage was well equipped & comfortable with amazing views.’
March 2015 A & D, Fife
‘The cottage is so cosy and comfortable that it is no hardship to stay inside while it’s stormy outside. ….. We’re already planning a return visit!’
March 2015 L & C, Glasgow
‘Thank you for such a peaceful stay in a beautiful location. The cottage is utterly perfect and we plan to return!’
January 2014 I & M, Essex
‘What a place, a lovely break in a beautiful house. Warm cosy and very well equipped and stocked with literature about the island. Will be recommending when we return home. Will be returning sometime in the future for sure.’
December 2013 H & G, Midlothian
‘We have had sunshine, flat calm sea, wind, rain, hail, snow and a house-shakingly dramatic storm ….. and loved every minute of it tucked up in this beautiful and cosy house. The otters fished and played together in the sea very close by in the better weather and we have enjoyed seeing three golden eagles up on the road to Elgol. Lots of lovely real fires – many thanks.’
December 2013 J & A, Glasgow
‘We’ve had a lovely week at your cottage. ….. The cottage is great & had everything we needed.’
November 2013 L & J, Derbyshire
‘…..thanks to this fabulous cottage ….. we have had a really lovely relaxing week and are finding it hard to tear ourselves away from the view. Despite continuous otter monitoring, no otter seen, …. Feel we may be back to continue the wildlife spotting – this is a gem of a place! Thank you for providing us with such a treat.’
October 2013 B & A, North Yorkshire
‘We have had a ‘PERFECT’ get-away! Your property is of such a high standard and we couldn’t approve on anything, especially the location. ….. Lazy days in and around the cottage were equally enjoyable for relaxing and boat and wildlife watching. We were lucky enough to see nseal (being bothered by the sea gulls!) right outside the cottage window and found a few crabs walking on the beach at low tide. Thank you for sharing you beautiful 2nd home with us.’
October 2013 D & L, Hampshire
‘We have enjoyed our (albeit brief) holiday here on Skye immensely. ….. and watching otters play right here on the shore of Seaside Beag! The cottage has been so cosy with no need for the heating despite the fairly wild weather.’
October 2013 S & T, Staffordshire
‘Delightful cottage and fantastic views. Have been watching the otters playing in the sea. ….. We have enjoyed our stay very much.’
October 2013 D & S, Derbyshire
‘Lovely cottage & fantastic views and we even had good weather! ….. We must come back next year and see even more of the wonderful island.’
September 2013 K & M, Sussex
‘This is the best cottage we have stayed in. A really good location for touring Skye & for just sitting & admiring the view.’
September 2013 J & G, South Yorkshire
‘Delightful week in beautiful cottage. Otters swam past ….. Two more fished in the bay yesterday, with one bringing catch to the shore. …..The ever-changing views a constant delight in so many places, especially from Seaside Beag. Thank you. We will be back.’
September 2013 R & E, Tyne and Wear
‘This is a fabulous cottage – so well equipped, superb views & in a great location! Loved our time here, especially mornings and evenings lazing around the cottage & watching the birds outside the window. Sadly no otter …. But we had a resident grey heron & many other fishing birds.’
August 2013 E & A, Austria
‘It was the best holiday we ever had! Thank you for the nice place! It was our second time at Skye, but your lovely cottage was a fantastic home for us.’
August 2013 J & J, Surrey
‘This was our first stay on Skye and we leave with so many wonderful images and memories from the week. Seaside Beag has been a wonderful base to explore from. Thank you for your care & attention – such a high standard + a breath-taking location.’
August 2013 V & J, Surrey
‘We have enjoyed our stay here very much, and thank you Jean and John for all the thoughtful planning which has made living in the cottage so easy and pleasant. Best wishes and hoping to come back.’
August 2013 E & S, Derbyshire
‘ ….. And what a treat it has been. The cottage what can we say, a fantastic location amazing views, everything you could want and more. The view from the window, as said previously it changes hourly, light, cloud, etc. We saw the otter on a few occassions in and out of water, seals, herons and lots of other sea birds. … We will be back …..’
July 2013 J & M, Yorkshire
‘Despite the weather not being brilliant, we have enjoyed our holiday here. Perhaps the highlight for us was using public transport to visit The Knoydart peninsula and feasting on a seafood platter at The Old Forge. ….. The cottage and views are fabulous. Unfortunately, we only saw the otter at a distance – never mind, maybe next time?’
July 2013 J & S, Yorkshire
‘The cottage and location are perfect and the window view is out of this world! The picture changes every time you look. Everything you could want for a perfect holiday is provided ….. We have seen the otter every day either morning or evening, except the last day. Have seen seals in the bay and every time the tide changed the herons would fly in to sit on the shore fishing. Wonderful!! We have loved this place and will be back as soon as possible.’
July 2013 J & J, Co. Durham
Superb! What a fantastic cottage, attention to every detail has been thought of. The views are fantastic and this is an ideal base for touring Skye and the mainland. ….. This is such a special place we hope to be back again.’
June 2013 H M, Galashiels
‘What a fabulous house; everything you need and so much more. Thank you for all the extra touches ….. It’s been a lovely home from home for me. ….. I’ve seen the otter twice once with a big flatfish which was jealously eyed by a gull! What a treat to be so close.’
June 2013 K & J, America
Thank you so much for making our stay at the cottage such an enjoyable experience. This was our first time to Skye and we loved being able to stay in Broadford.’
June 2013 V & M, Cheshire
‘Second visit to this beautiful island and though we stayed in the ‘big house’ (Seaside) next door last year, this cottage we found just perfect. ….. The otter came up onto the shore outside and took several minutes to devour a flat fish – just fantastic to watch.’
June 2013 J & H, Australia
‘We have had a wonderful few days on the Isle of Skye. ….. We have found Seaside Beag to be the most perfect base – there is everything here and the views are magnificent. We think this is the nicest holiday home we have stayed at in the UK. Thank you Jean and John for setting up such a beautiful appointed and comfortable cottage.’
May 2013 N & W, Gloucestershire
‘An amazing cottage in the perfect location. We have loved looking out at the fantastic vies. Saw the otters twice ….. Had a great time in Skye, can’t wait to return!’
May 2013 L & K, West Midlands
‘This has been our first visit to Skye and the beauty of the island has exceeded our expectations. Our holiday was made even more special by the high standards and comfort of Seaside Beag. We have been delighted to see the sea otter appear in front of us most evenings, only to be mobbed by the nesting seagulls. It has been a truly amazing holiday.’
April 2013 D & L, North Yorkshire
‘We’ve been coming to Skye for over 10 years and this cottage is by far the best accommodation we’ve stayed in. We’ll definitely be back sooner than later. We had mixed weather, with the end of the week being particularly wet – even for Skye! However, the views of the ever-changing seascape from the windows made up for the poor weather.’
April 2013 R & H, Greater Manchester
‘Thank you so much for the beautiful cottage. Nothing to fault. This is our first (but hopefully not our last) visit to the Isle of Skye and it is STUNNING. The weather could have been friendlier but hey! This is Scotland. Highly recommend the boat trip from Portree sea eagles and golden eagles.’
April 2013 N & A, Glasgow
‘We had the most amazing time during our first visit to Skye. Thank you for providing such a beautiful base from which to explore this beautiful place. The cottage is an absolute pleasure. Thank you for being so welcoming.’
April 2013 D & R, West Lothian
‘We had a wonderful holiday. The house and the views are fantastic. Everything we needed and more. Great location, ideal base for exploring Skye.’
April 2013 N & A, Glasgow
‘We have had a most amazing time during our first visit to Skye. Thank you for providing such a beautiful base from which to explore this beautiful place. The cottage is an absolute pleasure.’
March 2013 J & A, London
‘Fantastic views. Brilliant weather and a beautiful house! We will be recommending to others!’
February 2013 G K, Oxfordshire
‘Everything about this place exudes a quiet thoughtfulness, a discreet aesthetic input that is so satisfying. We have nothing to add to the comments that fill the previous pages. Skye is a lovely place, full of changing light and scenery; we came with our wet weather gear and we wore our wet weather gear; this house was perfect to come home to.’
February 2013 A & H, Nottinghamshire
‘Great cottage in a great location. If you get up at sunrise you’ll be rewarded with amazing views & the otter on the shore (NB patience & good binoculars required). Also saw the otters about 12.30 in the bay & on two other occasions saw two otters about 3 ish. Seals spotted on 3 occasions & many interesting birds. ….. Hope future visitors have as good a week as we have!’
January 2013 S & K, Oxfordshire
‘Thank you for a wonderful stay! This cottage is the nicest we’ve ever stayed in on Skye and we’re already planning to return later this year. ….. we even caught a glimpse of an otter as we sat and ate breakfast here. The weather was beautiful in parts but the cottage made up for the not-so-lovely days. What a perfect way to start the New Year!’
December 2012 K & T, Glasgow
‘We had a wonderful time!! The cottage is absolutely perfect, could not have asked for more. ….. Really nothing more to say other than perfect and thank you so much.’
November 2012 L & A, North Yorkshire
‘A really fantastic place to stay. Cosy, comfortable, more kit in the kitchen than we have at home. Brilliant view with more going on if you look hard enough. 3 otters at one time!! Seals, 100 + waxwings on the walk by the harbour. Golden eagle and much more much more. Thank you.’
October 2012 C & K, Cumbria
‘The cottage and location are perfect, don’t want to leave. We are already planning a return trip to do the many things we didn’t have time to do – we would definitely return here. Thank you for everything.’
October 2012 S & R, Glasgow
‘An absolute gem of a cottage! Cosy and welcoming & beautifully appointed. We barely used the TV because the view and/or fire were much more appealing! Great location as a base to explore Skye & it has helped make our honeymoonperfect.’
September 2012 D & A, Oxfordshire
‘Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! You have thought of every luxury. Thank you for making it so homely and so well equipped. We don’t want to leave. Made our 10th Anniversary even more special…..’
September 2012 C & P, Glasgow
‘Had a fantastic week here. A complete home from home with every detail thought of. The cottage is absolutely beautiful, with fabulous views across the bay. This is probably the best cottage we have stayed in and will most definitely be coming back here.’
September 2012 M & P, Cheshire
‘…..this too was our wedding anniversary present (Silver) to each other – and what a gift! We had an amazing week. The cottage is so cosy and well equipped, you relax straight away. The views are heavenly and the rainbows - wow! The sky and the sea are different from every window and merge from minute to minute…..a beautiful holiday home, it made us feel so welcome, you had thought of everything so we could just enjoy our holiday – which we did in abundance.’
September 2012 P & D, West Yorkshire
‘Our Ruby Wedding present to ourselves and it has been a wonderful week. Like many other visitors we think this by far the best holiday cottage we have visited…..What a fabulous place – we would love to return.’
September 2012 S & H, Surrey
‘…..The cottage is great and very well equipped – with lovely views across the bay.’
August 2012 M & G, Australia
‘Beyond our expectations! Just to chill, looking out at the fantastic views was wonderful. We had very full days being tourists on this beautiful island and felt relieved knowing what a great place we had to come back to. Your décor and appliances made this a very high quality accommodation. All the little extras was just icing on the cake. Many wonderful memories and a few days of sun!!’
August 2012 A & G, Worcester
‘Very restful. A great base for motor biking around Skye and Torridon.’
‘It is a very special place – you have made it so.’
August 2012 S & J, Caerphilly
‘What an awesome location and a fantastic cottage, well designed and equipped for every need. It’s a joy to be so close to the sea and mountains at the same time. It has been a fantastic base for exploring the Cuillins. Congratulations for creating one of the best cottages we’ve ever stayed in. We will strongly recommend it to all our friends and family.’
August 2012 M & K, Guernsey
‘Thanks for a lovely week, the cottage couldn’t be better…..After much looking we managed to spot the otter.’
July 2012 U & A, Austria
Seaside Beag is the best holiday cottage we have stayed in. The nature and the wildlife of Skye is great and fascinating. We enjoyed every day the view from the window. We explored a lot of the island and it has been a pleasure to come home again.’
July 2012 M & C, Merseyside
‘From the minute we set sight on the view from this window it has been difficult to drag ourselves away from it. Seaside Beag is just perfect and in a perfect position – we have spent hours “just looking”. Skye is beautiful and we have fallen in love with the place…..We loved just pottering on the beach and wandering round to the old pier….’
July 2012 C & L, Lancashire
‘Thanks for a great “break” just what we needed. Fabulous holiday home everything you needed and more. A beautiful island. Seen the otter and many views of the seal. One actually came on the rocks…..’
July 2012 U & C, Hertfordshire
‘This has to be the best holiday cottage we have stayed in. As birdwatchers we have been delighted by the wildlife on Skye. This was our first trip here and we found the cottage perfect to come home to after days of walking in the wild and ideal for times we just wanted to relax. We’ve seen seals and great skua birds from the window…..Beautiful place, ideal location and we would most certainly like to come again.’
June 2012 P & D, Suffolk
‘A perfect place to stay, 10 out of 10. No otter here, but we saw one in Kyleakin. Seals in the bay here…..This is the best holiday home we have stayed in and we have stayed in quite a few. This is our first visit to Skye and we will definitely return. Such a beautiful island, everyone is so warm and friendly and the scenery stunning.’
June 2012 R & G, Bedforshire
A very well equipped and peaceful place to stay…..Many thanks to the owners for being our neighbours this week and for the very kind welcome.’
June 2012 E & J, Essex
‘Had a lovely restful week in your beautiful cottage. Explored a lot of the island and it was a real pleasure to return every night to the ‘home’ restaurant with the views and the wildlife!!’
June 2012 R & W, Co. Durham
‘Seaside Beag is easily the best holiday cottage we’ve stayed in (we stay in at least one a year!). It has everything you need for a great holiday and the views are amazing…..We will be back.’
May 2012 H & E, Edinburgh
‘What a fantastic place to stay, an ideal base for exploring all of the island Beautiful location, clean, tidy, everything provided – we couldn’t have asked for more. Really enjoyed our time here – I’m sure we will return.’
May 2012 R & A, Hampshire
‘Thank you for providing such a wonderful place for us to stay while on honeymoon. This cottage felt like a home away from home and had everything we were looking for and more. Every day we were mesmerized by the beautiful view of the sea and it was difficult to leave the house. Not only was this house well stocked with all the essentials we needed; it also was quite conveniently located for shopping and exploring the island. We made many wonderful memories here and would love to come back’
April 2012 S & T, Kent
‘Wow what a wonderful place…..Don’t have to say how lovely the house and location are, you can see for yourself.’
April 2012 P & C, Staffordshire
‘The perfect cottage in the perfect location. The view just draws you in and time just slips by. We found many of the local restaurants to be of good standard, the real stand out was Creelers which really is exceptional…..A lot of thought and hard work has obviously been put in to create this cottage and it has certainly paid off, I can think of no improvements. p.s. we also saw the otter’
April 2012 T & D, West Midlands
‘Seaside Beag – what a great place to stay, views fantastic…..Paddled from the shore in front of the cottage to Pabay where we found a seal colony…..Fab week.’
March 2012 C & M, Dorset
‘…..What an amazing place. Ideal location for touring the island. View was ever changing = we saw the otter!!.....’
March 2012 C & J, South Yorkshire
‘This has been (by far) the best self catering accommodation we have ever stayed in. We have had a wonderful week exploring the island and highlands and hope to be back really soon. (have never seen so much wildlife from a living room sofa)’
March 2012 I & J, Lancashire
We had a fantastic time. Spotted a seal, an otter and a submarine. We will be back for our next anniversary. Many thanks great clean cottage with views to die for.’
March 2012 K & R, Surrey
‘We have enjoyed our short break at Seaside Beag, it’s been an incredibly relaxing few days. The house is lovely, we have enjoyed watching the unpredictable snow/hale/sun from the comfort of the sofa with the log burner for company! Nothing has been missed! Thanks, we’ll be back,’
February 2012 G & E, Glasgow
‘We had a very relaxing time, don’t need to explain about how comfortable this place is. What we were surprised about was how we felt as if we were in the middle of nowhere, by the view, yet how handy this place is for the Co-op, etc. Good location for touring Sleat as well as elsewhere and to Kyle and Plockton. ….. Jealous of whoever is next!!’
February 2012 R & S, Worcestershire
‘A beautiful cottage on a beautiful island. …..Thank you for making Seaside Beag such a warm, comfortable place to come back to each evening – a perfect week.’ 18 – 25/2/12
January 2012 R & T, Kent
‘What can we say apart from simply divine! Your gorgeous cottage fulfils every need one could ever have. Its warm, cosy, comfortable with outstanding views and 5* luxury. It has been difficult to leave the cottage and we’ve enjoyed winter evenings in front of the stove watching movies…..’
December 2011 C & S, Germany
‘We had a wonderful time in your beautiful and luxurious cottage. Looking out of the window and enjoying the view was the most beautiful time of our days here in Broadford.’
December 2011 C & A, Aberdeenshire
‘The house is very tranquil & relaxing …..we would definitely recommend it to friends and family. It’s also a great location from which to explore the southern parts of the island.’
November 2011 K & E, London
‘….. Thank you for the use of your warm and very cosy cottage’
November 2011 M & C, Edinburgh
‘Wonderful Cottage! Sorry we didn’t get to see the otter but perhaps next time. We had a most enjoyable time and would recommend to all our friends & family.’
October 2011 F & B
'Wow! what a treat. A perfect week spent in a perfect cottage. It honestly could not have been better. I wish we could transport it all back to the city with us.'
October 2011 M & B, Cheshire
'Second visit this year to Seaside Beag, just as good.'
September 2011 B & B, Lincolnshire
'Simply stunning! - All you could need and more in a beautiful home - the setting is second to none.....We had a most enjoyable time and would recommend to all - the place speaks for itself.....I must say how impressed we were with the standard of the equipment and fittings in the cottage, you have thought of absolutely everything that us holidaymakers could possibly need.'
September 2011 C & J, Cumbria
'...would just like to thank you for allowing us to rent your beautiful cottage for the above week. We were hugely impressed with the accommodation itself & you had literally thought of everything in terms of equipment levels. But - that view!! It was fantastic just to sit and watch the day change - every 20 minutes!! ....as 'Kirsty & Phil would say 'location, location, location' and on that score the cottage is unsurpassable.....we hope to do it again in the not too distant future.'
August 2011 M & S, Bern
'Seaside Beag is a beautiful, luxurious cottage in a stunning location. All that we could possibly wish for was here, plus some extras. We enjoyed very much our week on Isle of Skye'
August 2011 H & A, Berlin
'We have been very comfortable here, you have thought of everything. We have had a wonderful week at a wonderful cottage.'
August 2011 D & K, Somerset
'What a beautiful place to stay. Thank you so much for all the thoughtful things in this lovely cottage that have made it even more memorable…..will have to come back to Skye before too long and we hope to Seaside Beag'
July 2011 J & B, Tyne & Wear
'We have had a thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing week. This is our first time in a holiday cottage and we are delighted it was this one. It is of an extremely high standard and has everything you could wish for - a gem of a cottage on a gem of an island. Seeing porpoises in Sleat bay was an unexpected highlight.'
July 2011 I & L, Co. Down
'What a brilliant holiday we had on Skye. Seaside Beag is a beautiful cottage and we really hope to return someday. Everything we needed was provided and I don't know how I'm going to return home without a sea view from every window.'
July 2011 M & B, Cheshire
'After many holidays on the Isle of Skye we found Seaside Beag as one of the best self catering cottages we have stayed in. Well planned, well designed and very well equipped. Seaside Beag exceeded our expectations. Hope to return in the future'
July 2011 C & M, Perthshire
'Enjoyed Seaside Beag very much. You have thought of every comfort for your guests, well done. Skye is a wonderful island with magnificent scenery......Will recommend your cottage to friends.'
June 2011 R & D, North Yorkshire
'We've had a fantastic week. The cottage is superb and a real treat to return to after a day in the hills. Saw dolphins jumping in the bay.....But it was always great to return to the comfort of Seasde Beag - one of the best cottages we have stayed at in more than 20 years of self-catering holiday.....it was brilliant.'
June 2011 M & S, Perthshire
'Fantastic place, decor and standard is extremely high & the views are simply out of this world.....Had a wonderful, relaxing time in your lovely place & will definitely be back.....P.S. saw the otter.'
June 2011 B & M, Clackmannanshire
'Thank you for the lovely holiday at your Seaside cottage. It was very comfortable with everything you could possibly need plus a few luxury extras. This is a little gem of a place. Beautiful scenery and so central for touring. We have used plenty of self catering in the past, but this excels them all....We wish you both every success in your venture. We will definitely be back. Thanks again.'
June 2011 D & J, North Yorkshire
'Thank you so much for allowing us to share your beautiful views and 'home from home' cottage, everything has been just perfect, even the weather has behaved and the otter made an appearance at 7.30 am this morning, what more could we ask for. We will certainly be back and we wish you every success for the future'