This property is 12 minutes walk from the beach. This modern ground-floor apartment is situated in Wester Ross in the crofting community of Big Sand. It is 4 miles west of Gairloch and 5 minutes from the local beach. It is 1 and half hours drive west from Inverness and 62 miles from Ullapool.

The self-contained apartment is attached to the main house. It has a sitting-room with a TV and dining area, a fully fitted kitchen area complete with washing machine, small fridge/freezer, cooker/hob/oven/extractor and microwave. There is a double bedroom with a small en suite shower room. All towels, linen, electricity and WiFi are included.

Inverness Airport is 80 miles away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

Little Haven has been welcoming guests since 29 May 2016.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.9)

Free private parking available on-site


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Hosted by Viveca and John

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Viveca and John
'Little Haven' is a modern, ground floor, well appointed one-bedroom apartment,, with small en suite, and a sitting room with kitchen area suitable for two people. This two room apartment has it's own private entrance and is connected to the owner’s home. It is the perfect Highland hideaway, ideal for romantic breaks and the cost conscious alike.
Viveca is a professional artist and teacher. If you wish you can arrange tuition in drawing and painting convenient to your stay.
Our self-catering holiday apartment is in Big Sand, near Gairloch, Wester Ross, Highland Scotland. The property is on the north-west coast of Scotland, one and a half hours by car from the Highland capital of Inverness. The property has views over the sea to Skye and vistas that include the Torridon and Cuillin mountain ranges. The area is ideal for relaxing or for taking part in a number of outdoor activities. Mountain biking, walking, climbing, kayaking are all popular and equipment and guides are available in the area. There are opportunities to go on marine excursions to see local wildlife and you can visit artists' galleries, the local Heritage Museum and the National Trust for Scotland garden at Inverewe. There are several restaurants and cafes in the area and a number of fabulous beaches. Sand beach is a few minutes walk from the apartment.
Languages spoken: German,English
Property surroundings *
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What's nearby
  • Inverewe Garden
    7 miles
  • Victoria Falls
    10 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant The Barn Restaurant (Sand Caravan Site -April to October)
    0.6 miles
  • Cafe/bar Gairloch Museum and Cafe
    4 miles
  • Restaurant The Shieling
    5.6 miles
  • Cafe/bar Coast Coffee Company
    6.2 miles
Natural beauty
  • Sea/ocean The Minch (Atlantic)
    0.3 miles
  • Sea/ocean Loch Gairloch
    0.3 miles
  • Lake Arctic Convoy Museum
    6 miles
  • Lake Loch Maree
    9.3 miles
  • Mountain Torridon
    25 miles
  • Mountain An Teallach
    30 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Gaineamh Mhor Beach
    3.6 miles
Closest airports
  • Stornoway Airport
    38.5 miles
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Facilities of Little Haven
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Electric blankets
  • Soundproofing
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Sit back and relax
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Wellness facilities
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Beach
  • Horse riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Sea view
Building characteristics
  • Private apartment in building
  • Semi-detached
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives
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16:00 - 22:30

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09:30 - 10:30


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Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Payments by takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Please inform Little Haven in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply. Learn more.

FAQs about Little Haven

  • Little Haven is 3.1 miles from the centre of Gairloch.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Little Haven by:

    • Car 2h 30min

  • Little Haven offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Beach
    • Horse riding

  • Yes, Little Haven is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at Little Haven is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • Little Haven has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 1 bedroom

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  • Little Haven can accommodate the following group size:

    • 2 guests

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  • The prices at Little Haven may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The nearest beach is just 0.6 miles from Little Haven.