Fàilte – Welcome to Caol-Ithe
Guesthouse and Self-catering Cottages
Cathy and Michael Drury would like to extend to you a warm welcome to their home, ‘Caol-Ithe’ (pronounced 'cool-ee' and meaning Sound of Iona), here at Fionnphort on the Ross of Mull and to Mull itself. For many, the best of the Hebridean islands. It is our aim to provide you with comfortable and relaxing accommodation, either in our guesthouse or in our adjoining self-catering cottages.
"Thank you so much,once again, for a lovely stay in your beautiful home on this wonderful island" R & R, Yorkshire
With just four rooms available and having the benefit of dedicated guests’ dining room and lounge with panoramic views from Iona to the west around to Ben More and Malcolm’s Point to the east, you can be certain of a peaceful and happy stay. All our accommodation is ground floor and being located on the edge of this small village you can benefit from the village amenities and boats to Iona and Staffa, just a few minutes walk away, whilst enjoying the peace and quiet of the surrounding countryside.
"A beautiful place to stay, we've never been anywhere and made so welcome. Hope to return." J & L, Lancashire
Cala Sith - Caol-Ithe's Cottages
Set alongside the guesthouse our two, warm, comfortable, cottages provide the ideal base from which to explore the Ross, Iona, Staffa and the rest of Mull. Being well equipped, with accommodation for four and an inclusive tariff, all you need do is bring yourselves and the island is yours.
"Fantastic place, we felt like relatives, not guests, thanks so much." C & L, DurhamCathy and Mike Drury have just taken over the Caol-ithe guesthouse. Just a "Hi Everybody" especially those who have enjoyed staying at this house which, is now our lovely home to share with you at Fionnphort, Isle of Mull, and of course all those of you who will be here for the first time. Many of you know this place better than we do and that is very exciting for Cathy and I, as we take the first steps to our new adventure in this most lovely and intriguing place. We intend to serve all of those who come here to the very best of our ability, where we hope to be great ambassadors for this very special community on the isle of Mull" and the people who visit us. In brief, we are both professional caterers with a long history of fine service and great food both in the Uk and internationally, having run country pubs, restaurants and a very famous Malt Whisky store in Tomintoul with over 500 hundred fine malts on it's shelves. Goto:- www.whiskycastle.com, for a peek at us. Just to make sure everything is going to be perfect for your holiday we are refitting and upgrading Caol-Ithe this winter, and therefore we do not open until end of march 2015. However we are taking bookings for next year as we go forward for B&B and the holiday cottages. We will keep you updated on what is happing on this website and on the Caol-Ithe Facebook pages. Mike and Cathy Drury.
The Isle of Mull Experience
With over 300 miles of coastline, stunning beaches, wild and remote hills and mountains deserted townships, ancient antiquities and one of the best wildlife watching destinations in Britain you are spoiled for choice.
For those who like a little more guidance and advice, why not join Michael on one of his ‘Isle of Mull Experience’ guided tours. Whether you want to get off the beaten track or want to increase your chances of finding otter or eagle let Michael help you get more out of your visit here.