Bentangaval Self-Catering

Luxury holiday home with stunning views


Bentangaval Self-Catering offers a beautifully furnished and very well-equipped holiday house in a stunning coastal location, yet within walking distance of Castlebay. It is ideal for a relaxing self-catering holiday in the lovely Isle of Barra, one of the most remote and beautiful islands in the Hebrides.  With spacious accommodation for up to 8 people, the house is ideally suited to families or groups, or couples who like plenty of space.  There is a large garden, where you can sit and enjoy the fantastic views of Maoldomhnaich Island, and children can play on the climbing frame.  Unspoilt beaches, walks and Kisimul Castle are all within easy reach.

  • Livingroom - window side
  • Livingroom - fireplace
  • Table football
  • Kingsize bedroom
  • Kingsize bedroom
  • Kingsize bedroom
  • Kitchen
  • Dining area
  • View from kitchen window
  • Main bathroom
  • WC
  • Hall
  • Utility room
  • Single bedroom 1
  • Bunk bedroom
  • Single bedroom 2
  • Hallway
  • Hallway
  • Double bedroom
  • Shower room
  • Shower room
  • Climbing frame
  • Climbing frame
  • Balcony
  • Patio
  • West coast beach
  • View from balcony
  • View from window
  • Cleat beach - within 6 miles
  • Garden from balcony
  • West coast beach
  • House - front
  • West coast beach
  • View of Kisimul Cast;e from path to Leadaig
  • Cleat - within 6 miles


Bentangaval Self-Catering offers very spacious accommodation for up to 8 people in 5 bedrooms, plus 1 additional baby or toddler:
  • Very large sitting-room with open fire, and panoramic views of Bagh Beag and Maoldomhnaich Island. Children's toys, electric piano and full-size table football are all provided.
  • Wi-Fi, smart TV and Blu-Ray DVD player
  • Large double bedroom with kingsize bed and door to outside deck with patio table
  • Second double bedroom with ensuite shower-room
  • 2 single bedrooms
  • 1 bunk bedroom
  • Large, well-equipped kitchen/dining-room with electric cooker, double oven, American-style fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave    
  • Separate utility room with washing machine, tumble-drier and heated drying-cupboard
  • Family bathroom with bath, electric shower and WC
  • Additional bathroom with WC and washbasin
  • Large garden, patio and decking area with furniture and fantastic sea views
  • Outdoor wooden play centre
  • Travel cot, high-chair and other baby items
  • Ample parking.


The house is located on the scenic road to Vatersay, less than a mile from Castlebay, where you will find shops, restaurants, and bars as well as the main ferry terminal, swimming pool, library, Heritage Centre and café. 

It has a large sunny garden with patio and balcony, with stunning views of the bay and across to Castlebay and Sheabhal. There's a wooden climbing frame with swings, slide, and climbing tower.

If you just want to relax indoors, there is a cosy open fire as well as modern electric heating throughout.  There is wi-fi, a wide-screen satellite TV/Video/DVD player, hi-fi, a range of books, games, and a full-size table football! There is also a heated drying cupboard for use in wet weather.

No smoking is permitted, and unfortunately we are unable to accept pets.


2023 prices:
  • High season: £850 per week (end June - late August)
  • Mid season: £740 per week (June, late August to end Sept; Christmas/New Year; Easter - late June)
  • Low season: £630 per week (all other dates)
2024 prices:
  • High season: £975 per week (end June - late August)
  • Mid season: £850 per week (June, late August to end Sept; Christmas/New Year; Easter - late June)
  • Low season: £675 per week (all other dates)
Minimum stay in Mid and High season is 1 week, with a Saturday changeover.
Minimum stay in Low season is 3 nights, with flexible changeover dates.
All prices are fully inclusive of electricity, linen, and towels.

Layout and location

This diagram shows the approximate layout - not to scale!

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