A Home Away From Home

Yardarm Cottage

Portnahaven Islay: Lighthouse and sea views
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6. Sorry no Pets.
Fabulous Kitchen
“We are open and have been certified by Visit Scotland as ‘Good to Go’.

To ensure your safety and that of our neighbours we have introduced the following measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission:

  • Enhanced cleaning procedures
  • Hand Sanitiser provided by local business Spirited soaps

About Yardarm Cottage

A Modern Home in Portnahaven next to the Atlantic Ocean

Yardarm Cottage offers premium holiday accommodation in the heart of beautiful Portnahaven village. On the ground floor our spacious cottage is fully equipped, offering two lounge spaces with TV and fireplace and a large modern kitchen/dining area. Upstairs are three large bedrooms each with a generous en-suite bathroom. The front of the cottage offers sea and harbour views and looks out over the famous Rhinns of Islay lighthouse.


Portnahaven is a special place. Atlantic Islay at its wild best. Standing at our front door you look out over the Atlantic to Ireland.


Our first cozy lounge area has a sofa and lounge chair with fireplace, books, magazines and stereo system.

Kitchen & Dining

The kitchen is a light and airy space, fully equipped with a nespresso machine, microwave, two ovens and other kitchen essentials so guests will feel at home.

2 King size Ensuite Bedrooms

Upstairs, three good sized bedrooms, 2 kings and 1 twin are comfortable, warm and cozy, ensuring a great night’s sleep.

Twin Ensuite Bedroom

The Twin Bedroom is at the back of the house and gives access to a fabulous bathroom.

Luxurious Bathrooms

All bathrooms are generous ensuites, 2 with walk in showers and 1 with a fabulous Japanese-style soaking tub large enough for 2.


Free WiFi
Indoor Fireplace
Central heating
Washer & Dryer
Private Parking
Nespresso Machine
Nearby Restaurants

Restaurants can be found in Port Charlotte at the Port Mor Campsite and the Port Charlotte and Lochindaal Hotels. 

Sunset Tip!

Be sure to take a walk down past the pub to the public footpath on the cliffs – the best place for sunset pix and perfect for a wee dram or a glass of wine.

Neighbouring Village

15 minutes away is the neighbouring village of Port Charlotte with its two pubs, shop and restaurants.

Islay Tips!

For more info about Islay we recommend a visit to www.islayinfo.com. To get around Islay and to read about the best tips for beaches, sites, distilleries and much more download the Islay Info App via https://islayapp.islayinfo.com 


Nearby Beach

Currie Sands, Portnahaven’s local beach is accessible via a beautiful coastal cliff walk. Spectacular in all weathers. For more beaches visit the Islay Beaches Guide

Nearest Distillery

Bruichladdich distillery is a 20 minute drive away along one of Islay’s most spectacular coastal roads.

Whisky Tours

Our property managers can advise you on bespoke whisky tours for those who do not wish to drive to the distilleries and we ourselves provide whisky tours to Islay as well. For more info visit www.yardarmtours.com