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“Ideal accomodation in an ideal setting.”
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Bedroom
Cast iron roll top bath
Cinema room
North Harris
View from the lounge
Sauna room
Fishing trip
Lounge
Kitchen/diner
Winter Beach
Sonas Cottage
Recliners in cinema room
Traditional Helo Sauna
Sonas Cottage
Cinema room
Bedroom
Traditional roll top bath
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 2
Isle of Harris, Lewis and Harris, Outer Hebrides, The Hebrides, Scotland

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Linda P
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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“Ideal accomodation in an ideal setting.”
Reviewed 3 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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Superb cottage, real luxury and lived up to our expectations.
Beautiful island, we had a fantastic week, loved visiting the beaches - which are outstanding and spotted a variety of wildlife, most excitingly golden eagles - a real thrill.
Returning to the cottage at the end of the day was a real treat, we loved the suana, the cinema and the sound system.....now on our shopping list!
We feel Sonas may have spoilt us for staying anywhere else - sad to leave but so happy we stayed :-)

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Liked best: Everything!
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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AFParker
Scotland
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10 reviews
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“Ideal cottage to escape to”
Reviewed 26 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

This 'cottage' is a fantastic find on a gorgeous island. From all the reviews I believed I knew what to expect, but the stay still managed to surpass my expectations. The cottage is modern, clean and very well decorated. The touches of luxury throughout the house are fantastic and it feels like you have a new home with all the modern gadgets you could want for a week!

There has been a clear attention to detail throughout the house, and we were almost disappointed that we had a week of wonderful weather so couldn't use rain as an excuse to hide away inside and enjoy them all more!

We loved the place and were sad to leave. I would recommend Sonas without hesitation!

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Zeeps
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18 reviews
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“Heaven on Earth!!”
Reviewed 7 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014

This was a special treat for us to celebrate our 'Silver Wedding' and it was just the most idyllic holiday ever. The cottage is stunning, with everything you could ever want or need! We enjoyed the sauna and cinema room in the evenings and explored this beautiful island throughout the day. Angus and Catriona made it extra special when a beautiful bouquet arrived with wine and chocolates on our Anniversary morning. Thank you to Granny Joan!! Joan is an absolute sweetheart who shared some history about Harris and we enjoyed very much her knowledge about the 'Whaling Station' which lies at the bottom of 'Sonas' My husband LOVED the music system! He was like a kid in a sweetie shop!

Once again, thank you so much for sharing your beautiful cottage with us. It was a perfect way to celebrate and one which we will always remember.

Corrine & Alistair Mackenzie

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Liked best: Everything!
Liked least: Nothing! All perfect!
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Geoffrey...
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10 reviews
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“Simply Spectacular”
Reviewed 12 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

This is a truly luxurious rental with modern appliances and everything you need to feel at home. The sauna and cinema contribute to make this charming and romantic cottage a comfortable retreat from the vagaries of weather. Sonas is well situated, close to Tarbert, but still remote in a bucolic setting. Harris is a walkers paradise and its beaches are not to be missed.

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Liked best: 5 Star amenities
Liked least: Having to leave
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Fiona G
Inverness, United Kingdom
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“Sublime !!!”
Reviewed 2 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

Have just returned from a glorious week on the Isle of Harris! Sonas is more than a home from home it is truly luxurious. From the kitchen , which is full of wonderful gadgets, to the sauna and cinema room. Not that we watched many movies, we were too busy enjoying the view from the windows. We had evening entertainment with the otters in the bay hunting for fish and the eagles flying at the back of the cottage - truly wonderful!
After a days walking it was great to return to a lovely relaxing bath or a sauna. Angus and Catriona have thought of everything,
A wonderful relaxing break in a fabulous cottage, would definitely recommend and will almost certainly return!

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