Port Charlotte Islay Youth Hostel
Islay is an ideal place to relax with beautiful sandy beaches, towering cliffs, birdlife and eight whisky distilleries. The hostel has wonderful sea views and good facilities and is popular with families, cyclists, walkers and independent travellers. Situated in the prettiest village on the island - Port Charlotte - there are good and varied dining-out options nearby
Along with its outstanding natural beauty Islay is also famed for its diverse and plentiful wildlife, and is home to two RSPB nature reserves. With its excellent accommodation and facilities, the hostel (and the attached Wildlife Centre) is an ideal base from which to explore all that Islay has to offer - along with visits to neighbouring wild Jura.
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Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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Bus leaves from Port Askaig and Port Ellen Ferry Terminal (Last Bus 5pm) to Port Charlotte.
There are no buses on a Sunday.
From Port Askaig or Port Ellen Ferry Terminal, take the A846 to Bridgend. At this junction take the A842 to Port Charlotte.
The bus stops outside the hostel gate in the village of Port Charlotte.
Daily ferry service (inc. Sundays) from Kennacraig on the Kintyre Peninsula (on the A83 Glasgow to Campbeltown road). Ferry from Oban (via Colonsay) on a Wednesday only.
Two daily flights from Glasgow to Islay by BA
There are a variety of dining possibilities in Port Charlotte Village - to various budgets.
Internet access nearby.
There is a local shop and petrol station.
Bicycle hire is available in the village.