Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Mallaig is ready to explore

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Mallaig. This welcoming city is known for its restaurants, boating and bars. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Mallaig

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Mallaig a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skye Serpentarium (16.1 mi / 26 km)
  • Raasay House Activities Centre (25.8 mi / 41.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mallaig

Travellers enjoy Mallaig for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Mallaig is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Camusdarach Beach (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Morar Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Loch Morar (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Loch Nevis (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Loch Hourn (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Singing Sands (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Mallaig

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Mallaig Station or Morar Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mallaig?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 115 holiday lettings around Mallaig. From 79 cottages to 26 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Mallaig?

Sometimes you just really need to get away from it all. Ditch the crowds and get ready to discover the allure and rustic charm of country living. HomeAway has 46 rural holiday properties in this destination. Of course, that might not be your style. Fortunately, HomeAway has tons more options, including:

  • 45 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 25 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 16 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Mallaig?

If you want an authentic holiday experience and don't feel like sharing space with strangers this time round, renting a whole house is the way to go. There are 60 options available on HomeAway. Prices begin at £68 a night. If that doesn't fit with your posse's taste, we've got a range of other self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • Cottage: 41 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £64 per night.
  • Hotel: 9 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £67 per night.
  • Apartment: 6 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £119 per night.

Can I stay in Mallaig in a large group?

Holidays with your loved ones can be stacks of fun, particularly when you're under the one roof in an awesome new place! If you'll be travelling with a large group, HomeAway can help. 14 cottage holiday rentals are available. Presently, they're the preferred choice here for large groups. If you're planning on travelling with a large group, the property options that can meet your needs include:

  • Looking for places that can hold 6 guests? We have 31 that will be perfect. Prices begin from just £64 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your group, you'll be happy to hear that there are 24 rental accommodation that are ideal. Prices begin at just £95 per night.
  • Organising a trip away with 8 guests? We offer 9 rental accommodation that match your requirements. Prices begin at just £185 a night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you can bring along your mom, your cousin and all your besties to Mallaig.