About Us

A Hebridean Escape - the 'Skipper's Retreat' is a newly completed self-build offering luxury island accommodation with finishing  touches to a very high standard, with a unique 'Steam Room' on site to contribute to the added relaxation of your holiday/short break.  Offering flexibility with bookings, welcoming families and couples alike, the 'Skipper's Retreat' is your next generation of self-catering.

Clachan Sands

Skipper's Retreat


The Skippers Retreat is located on a Hebridean Island of the North-West Coast of Scotland, Isle of North Uist at Clachan Sands.  It is easily accessible in various ways: Leverburgh (Isle of Harris) to Berneray Ferry some six miles away; Uig (Isle of Skye) to Lochmaddy Ferry, again six miles away or a short 30-minute drive from Benbecula where daily flights are operated currently by Loganair from Glasgow.  Weekday flights from Stornoway and Inverness.  Lochmaddy, Sollas and Berneray, all offering services such as groceries, café and the newly refurbished Berneray Bistro.    Skipper’s Retreat has adequate car parking space and the main bus route operated by the local council CNES is accessible from the end of the village road.  Its remote location offers many opportunities for a secluded get-away, offering stunning scenery during all seasons. and a stepping stone to neighbouring islands and easily accessible to local amenities.

Skipper’s Retreat offer the following rotation: weekly bookings from a Friday with entry after 4 pm.  Short breaks can be offered depending on availability.  Please call to discuss your requirements.

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Last updated 5 November 2020

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