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Relaxing Scottish Highlands Seaside Cottage

Gary & Joyce is a superhost.
Gary & Joyce

Relaxing Scottish Highlands Seaside Cottage

5 guests3 bedrooms4 beds1.5 bathrooms
5 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1.5 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Gary & Joyce is a Superhost
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Mara Cottage is a lovely traditional fishing cottage which has been lovingly upgraded without losing any of its character and charm.

Situated in the small fishing village of Hilton of Cadboll it offers a pleasant retreat within a stunning landscape. The village is one of three coastal villages which include Balintore and Shandwick and are collectively known as the Seaboard villages.


Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 single bed



33 reviews
Hannele User Profile
May 2019
We had a fantastic stay at Mara Cottage. The whole house was sparkling clean, nicely decorated (with a particularly lovely kitchen and main bathroom!) and in a great location right by the sea on a quiet street. Easily the best AirBnB I've ever stayed at!
William User Profile
February 2019
Very nice, very comfortable looking forward to visiting again soon!!!
Nicola User Profile
September 2018
A smashing wee cottage in a seaboard village, allowing us to feel remote, whilst being close to some great beaches and small towns. The cottage had everything we needed as a family of four (2 boys ages 9 and 10). We were warm and cozy and extremely comfortable. We especially …
Gary & Joyce User Profile
Response from Gary & Joyce:
Wow! A real bonus. Glad you saw them.
September 2018
Vas User Profile
April 2017
Great stay House was well equipped
一行 User Profile
September 2016
It is a very nice house and have a good landscape which made a really great trip.
Monika User Profile
August 2016
Great accommodation in a beautiful area. Took the kids crab fishing in the harbour and had a wonderful day on the nearby beach. Would definitely recommend.
Natasha User Profile
August 2015
Gorgeous house in a lovely location! Really enjoyed our stay and Gary went out of his way to get in contact before we arrived! Even putting money behind the bar for us as there was a problem with the towels! Gary - we enjoyed being in the house so much we had drinks in rather…

Hosted by Gary & Joyce

Dalry, United KingdomJoined in December 2013
Gary & Joyce User Profile
80 Reviews
Gary & Joyce is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hi, we're Gary and Joyce, originally from Fife and the Highlands now living in the West. I'm self employed and work within the HoReCa sector, Joycie works hard in a job she loves. We love cooking, music, film and life. Jasper is our black Labrador Retreiver we "inherited" but…
Interaction with guests
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Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 15:00
Checkout: 10:00
Self checkin with lockbox
After 15:00

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events