Destination guide

Why people love visiting beautiful Portree

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Portree. Well-liked for its sightseeing, local tours and hiking, this city is both scenic and welcoming. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Portree

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Portree a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skye Riding Centre (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Raasay House Activities Centre (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Skye Serpentarium (24.7 mi / 39.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Portree

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Portree is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Old Man of Storr (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Kilt Rock (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Quiraing (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Dun Caan Summit (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Claigan Coral Beach (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Macleod's Tables (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)

Where to stay around Portree?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 239 vacation rentals near Portree. From 92 Cottages to 128 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Portree for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Portree?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Portree. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Portree Harbour: 229 vacation rentals
  • Skye Riding Centre: 212 vacation rentals
  • Skye Museum of Island Life: 158 vacation rentals
  • Duntulm Castle: 109 vacation rentals
  • Old Man of Storr: 214 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Portree listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Portree?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 92 Cottages in Portree. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Portree include:

  • Houses: 128 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 13 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 92 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Portree?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Portree. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.