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Mint Croft Luxury Self-Catering Cottages

Self Catering

Two luxury holiday cottages perched above the sea on the Isle of Skye. Stunning sea views over Loch Snizort and out to the Islands of Harris and Lewis. Beautifully restored crofters cottages in a traditional Highland crofting township. Recommended by The New York Times; The Times; Condé Nast Traveller; The Telegraph: London Evening Standard; Homes & Antiques.

What makes a stay at Mint Croft Luxury Self-Catering Cottages unique?

“Mint Croft is a labour of love created by a couple of designers turned modern-day crofters”. The Telegraph.  Shaz and Alistair Morton have spent three years renovating Mint Croft's traditional Hebridean cottages with stone walls and turf roof. Luxurious and modern interiors feature wood, lime, stone, wool, and linen. Handcrafted Devol kitchens and designer Fired Earth bathrooms. Spectacular sea views from both cottages where you can spot minke whale, sea eagles, and dolphins. A dark sky area, the Milky Way is visible to the naked eye.

What is the capacity for Mint Croft Luxury Self-Catering Cottages?

Each Cottage sleeps up to two guests. A beautiful retreat for adults only. No pets aside from assistance dogs. Mint Croft is a non-smoking property.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Isle of Skye area?

Set in a traditional Highland crofting township, history oozes from every stone. Shaz and Alistair have designed and renovated every detail to provide a relaxing, luxurious stay inspired by the island. Mint Croft offers the best of the Isle of Skye. Spectacular natural beauty, culture, and history. A romantic retreat, an escape from modern life.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

 A large well-stocked Devol hand-crafted kitchen, where you can cook until your heart's content. A place to prepare great food. A big dining table with spectacular sea views. A range of good cookbooks to inspire. The Isle of Skye is a world-class food destination. Nearby is Michelin-starred Loch Bay Restaurant; Skye's oldest inn, The Stein is next door and owned by TV chef-patron Paul Rankin; the world-famous Three Chimneys restaurant and the new star, Edinbane Lodge. A local taxi service is available.

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Awards / Descriptions

Free WiFi


Based on 23 reviews
Mint Croft Luxury Self-Catering Cottages

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Absolutely perfect stay at Mint Croft! "Our recent stay at Mint Croft was an absolute dream! Friendly, quiet, beautiful, comfortable, meticulously clean...we were torn trying to decide whether to spend all of our time in our gorgeous rooms, or outside in the spectacular scenery. Shaz & Ali have a r...

Mint Croft Luxury Self-Catering Cottages

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Unique "This place is stunning - with the most incredible views over the sea which photos can not do justice to, you have to go there to properly experience it. We stayed in the blackhouse - it has a bench outside and sitting on this in the mornings looking over the sea is one of my best memories o...

Mint Croft Luxury Self-Catering Cottages

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Beautiful and Cozy Hideout on Skye! "Ali and Shaz have a wonderful set-up! The cottages are beautiful, clean and highlight the amazing surroundings. Close to some amazing restaurants in Loch Bay and the best parts of Skye. Truly a five-star experience, can't go wrong with a stay at Mint Croft."

Mint Croft Luxury Self-Catering Cottages

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Just back from a wonderful trip to Scotland. We had the pleasure of staying at Mint Croft. As per all of their amazing reviews, our stay was perfect. The cottage is lovely, you will want for nothing. Mint Croft exudes warmth and hospitality. The setting is peaceful. Just book it. You will not regret...

Mint Croft Luxury Self-Catering Cottages

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Perfect spot for an elopement! We came to Skye to elope in Fairy Glen and could not have been happier with our stay at Mint Croft. The view from the Blackhouse is amazing no matter the time of day and changes all day long. It's located in a remote area, but close to several amazing restaurants. Defi...

Mint Croft Luxury Self-Catering Cottages

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Ultimate Getaway "Excellent spot. Great spot for a home base, in the heart of the Scottish foodie movement and close to boat rides to Harris and beyond. Local restaurants are top shelf. Highly recommended!"

Mint Croft Luxury Self-Catering Cottages

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Excellent place to stay. "Quiet location. Excellent views overlooking the Minch. Decor and furnishing are excellent the bed is very comfortable. Very relaxing place to stay on Skye far from the maddening crowds.."

Mint Croft Luxury Self-Catering Cottages

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Absolutley gorgeous "Beautifully and uniquely decorated with a peaceful feel. Spectacular views right outside the room and even in the room through the windows. The remote location makes it challenging to get to but it is worth it to make the trip because the setting is so pastoral and beautiful."...

Mint Croft Luxury Self-Catering Cottages

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Little piece of heaven - We had a wonderful stay at Mint Croft on our honeymoon and didn't want to leave. I can't remember how we stumbled upon Shaz and Ali's gorgeous place, but if you're reading this don't hesitate to book - it's cosy, romantic, beautifully designed accommodation with stunning vie...

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Facilities & information


Parking (free)


Free broadband access (wifi)

Private/enclosed garden

Awards / Descriptions

Woodland walks


Kitchen Facilities

Linen included

Towels included

Central heating


Bicycling, Cycling

Climbing, Abseiling


Rafting, canoeing, kayaking, rowing, punting

Sailing, boating, cruises, yachts

Surfing, Windsurfing, Diving, Jet Skis

Other Activities (generally outdoor)

Recommended walks

Beach (walking distance)

Pub (a short drive)


Recommended restaurants (a short drive)




Extra info

Room Details: One bedroom in each cottage

Gas & Electric Included: Yes

Mastercard: Yes

Visa: Yes

Price Per Week From: 1,450.00


01470 592701

Mint Croft, 31 Geary, Isle of Skye, Highland, Isle of SkyeIV55 8GQ, United Kingdom

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