Sailing Breaks Isle of Skye | Sailing Trips on a Luxury Yacht

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A unique opportunity to savour the delights of a Sailing break in reputedly ‘the best sailing waters of the world’ without the stresses and strains of being responsible for a yacht or a crew.  This activity was a dream of the owners who were keen to share this magical experience with their guests, sailors and non-sailors  alike, where you can be at one with elements trusting the able boat and its crew of Ken and Anne, to take care of you and entertain you for the day giving an insight into life at sea and also life and living on the Isle of Skye.

Ken is a Yacht master with many years sailing experience. He is also a Master Mariner with great respect for the seas.  Anne is a Day Skipper, a native of Skye and a Gaelic speaker.  There is an abundance of regular sightings of wildlife around our coasts, namely otters, seals, basking sharks, dolphins, porpoise, whales and seabirds.  Sailing breaks in the waters around Skye are offered as a day sailing experience exclusively for guests at both Duisdale and Toravaig House Hotels.

Skye sailing experience

To maximise the Skye sailing experience, the route for the day’s sailing break will be subject to wind direction.  Solus a Chuain is available for exclusive day charter for groups up to 10  persons.  Warm, water/shower proof clothes are required together with light, flexible shoes.

Sailing commences at 10.30am and returning to Skye at 4.30pm approximately.  A freshly prepared buffet lunch is served on deck together with a complimentary glass of fine wine or champagne. 

This exciting package is available for just £145 per person

Call us on 01471 833 202 or use the enquiry form below to find out more.

Sailing breaks depend on the weather and Ken’s decision on the morning of sailing is final.  He has had a wealth of experience of sea conditions and the safety of guests is paramount.  Each sailing day is different and unique in its own way. Come on a sailing break with us! Duisdale Hotel’s sailing breaks are unlike any other.

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Our new Ultimate Skye Escape is unveiled this year. This is your chance to escape to another world of luxury and adventure, full of exciting new discoveries, whilst enjoying the world class experience of a break at one of our boutique hotels on the romantic Isle of Skye.  This break package includes:

  • 3 nights luxury accommodation
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Dinner each night (choice of restaurant)
  • Chilled Champagne on ice in your room on arrival
  • Unique exclusive Day Sailing Trip on board our  50 ft luxury yacht – Solus a Chuain – exploring the crystal clear waters and islands around The Isle of Skye

All in all it’s a break not to be missed and all that’s left for you to do is decide which dates suit best, which combination of Eat and Stay you’d prefer and then get in touch to book.


Ultimate Skye Escape DBB per person for 3 nights 2016
Cosy Double
Twin or Double (Classic Rooms) Woodland or Garden View   £679
Four Poster with Garden View    £724
Double with Sea View     £754
Four Poster with Sea View   £754
The Garden Suite  with separate lounge seating area   £799
Single Occupancy    £817

Available from 1st April to 30th September this breaks includes the freedom to dine at either of our four star hotels each evening - Toravaig, Skeabost or Duisdale, both boast award winning two AA rosette restaurants and specialise in serving only the very best fabulous local produce from The Isle of Skye - it also allows you the freedom to relax and enjoy your evenings as well. We’ll organise the transport to and from the restaurants at either of our hotels.

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