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Choose a holiday rental for your Staffin getaway

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Staffin. This city has something for everyone. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Staffin

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Staffin a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Fairy Glen (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Skyelight Candles (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • The Brother's Point (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • The Shilasdair Shop (16 mi / 25.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Staffin

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Staffin is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Quiraing (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • The Fairy Glen (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Old Man of Storr (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Claigan Coral Beach (18.2 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Kilt Rock (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Big Sand Beach (18 mi / 28.9 km)

What are the top holiday rentals in or near Staffin?

Whether you're after a cosy retreat for you and your sweetheart or someplace spacious to fit all your friends, you'll find some top holiday rentals in and around Staffin. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • Around 12 miles from the centre of Staffin, it's difficult to beat "Traditional Croft Cottage Overlooking The Snizort River". It has 3 bedrooms and a host of amenities including free toiletries and a kitchen.
  • Another great option is "Traditional Croft House, Modern Interior", which is around 7 miles from Staffin. With 3 bedrooms, a living room and a nearby casino, it has everything you need to make your visit comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Staffin holiday rental for you.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in or near Staffin?

Take a rain check on those household chores, because weekends were made for fun. Head for one of these weekend getaways in and near Staffin and experience all the fantastic things to do close by:

  • Enjoy a refreshing change of scenery at "Driftwood Cottage Skye, 2 Bedroom", which is around 2 miles to the northwest of central Staffin. There's plenty of nature and adventure to keep you on the go here. Try some fishing and cycling or just explore the sights of Gairloch Heritage Museum and Quiraing.
  • Alternatively, leave your stresses behind at "Holiday Home Jerrys In North Skye". Stay in and enjoy its comforts, or be adventurous and try kayaking and water skiing. When you're ready to discover some nearby attractions, organise a visit to Inverewe Garden and Dun Caan Summit. This sought-after holiday rental is around 6 miles southwest of Staffin.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Staffin?

Studio apartments set a high bar when it comes to convenience and location. Stay in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Staffin and discover the vibrant local culture:

  • Unpack your suitcase at "Garraidh Ghorm Pod, Conista". Amenities including an oven and a nearby beach will make you feel at home here.
  • Another popular option is "Luxury Glamping, Earlish, Near Uig". Make use of a kitchenette, a barbecue grill and other conveniences during your holiday.

There are loads of highlights around Staffin you shouldn't miss. Satisfy your inner culture lover by visiting Aros Centre and Aros Experience.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Staffin?

Now and then, you just need to take a break from it all, even if it's only for a few days. Experience a pleasant mix of sightseeing and relaxation at one of these short-term rentals in or around Staffin:

  • "Garraidh Ghorm Pod, Conista" is near the heart of Staffin, which means you'll have plenty of things to keep you busy. Find your way to unique sights like Old Man of Storr and Skye Riding Centre when you're not enjoying your cosy rental.
  • "Prince's Point Villa, Uig" is another tempting option. Remember to add Kilt Rock and Skyelight Candles to your must-do list when you're ready to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Staffin?

Whether spent in a log cabin or a beach house, a romantic weekend getaway is a wonderful way to add some fire to your relationship. Whisk your other half off for a few days at one of these enticing escapes in or near Staffin:

  • Located around 12 miles from Staffin, "Traditional Croft Cottage Overlooking The Snizort River" is a perfect place for doting couples. A fireplace and a dining table are among the many amenities you'll find here.
  • "Traditional Croft House, Modern Interior" is another retreat that's guaranteed to impress. It's about 7 miles from Staffin and has a fireplace and beauty services.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Staffin?

Of all the amenities a holiday rental can offer, a pool is easily the most fun. Check out these houses for rent with a pool in or near Staffin and spend your days splashing about. Just don't forget your flamingo floatie:

  • Pack your swimming gear and book a few days at "Taigh Dolag. Skye Holiday House". There are also lots of other great amenities here, including a TV and outdoor furniture.
  • Otherwise, put your bags down and your feet up at "Dalzie Apartment, Peinmore House". As well as its inviting pool, you'll also have use of a kitchen and a garden.

Not sure how to pack your suitcase for your Staffin break? This popular destination has an oceanic climate. During the summer months, you can expect average temperatures of between 50null and 60null. Browse our range of Staffin holiday rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in or near Staffin?

Cousin Aamir, Uncle Elijah ... You can add them to your guest list when you escape to a large family holiday rental in or near Staffin. Get all your loved ones together at one of these spacious retreats:

  • With 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 guests, "Prince's Point Villa, Uig" gives you space to connect with the fam. It's around 7 miles west of Staffin and comes with amenities that'll keep your group happy, such as a living room and a TV.
  • "6 Knott, Suladale", around 11 miles to the southwest of central Staffin, is also perfect for family getaways. As many as 7 of your relatives or friends can fit into this rental which has 4 bedrooms, a microwave oven, a TV and more.

When you're ready to go sightseeing, there are lots of family-friendly attractions nearby to tick off your to-do list. Sgurr Alasdair is a terrific place to start.

Are there one-bedroom holiday rentals in or near Staffin?

Often situated in prime positions due to their smaller size, a one-bedroom rental is an ideal solution for one or two travellers. Here's a taste of Vrbo's range in or near Staffin:

  • Good things really do come in small packages, and "The Lodge, Culnacnoc" is a fabulous example of this. This one-bedroom holiday property is in a handy central location and offers guests amenities like a kitchen and an oven.
  • Also within easy reach of the centre of Staffin, "1 Bedroom Accommodation In Clachan" is another popular one-bedroom option. After a big day of seeing the sights, come home and enjoy a kitchen and a fireplace.

Can I find two-bedroom holiday rentals in or near Staffin?

It's easy to arrange your dream holiday with Vrbo. Whether you decide on a cute cabin or a chic apartment, we've got plenty of two-bedroom options in or near Staffin: Here are some of our top picks:

  • Offering a beach view and an ocean view, "Driftwood Cottage Skye, 2 Bedroom" has everything you need for a pleasant stay. Unpack your luggage and then get out and explore the area.
  • Another highly recommended option is "Lochside, Ellishadder". With useful amenities like a garden and a kitchen, you'll have no difficulty making yourselves at home here. Choose your favourite room, unpack your suitcases and let the good times begin!

What are the best three-bedroom holiday rentals in or near Staffin?

If you need some extra room for your kids (or a tagalong travel buddy), a three-bedroom holiday property will be just the thing. Vrbo can help you find the best options in or near Staffin, starting with these two:

  • Book a few nights at "The Barn, Culnacnoc, Portree, Skye". Including amenities such as a kitchen and an oven, this roomy retreat will have all the gang feeling right at home.
  • Alternatively, check out the sizable retreat that is "Luxury Croft House With Stunning Views In A Peaceful Setting". Stretch out with your crew and make the most of its many conveniences, such as a kitchen and a garden.