Guesthouse and Self-Catering Cottages, Isle of Mull

Fàilte – Welcome to Caol-Ithe


Cathy and Michael Drury would like to extend to you a warm welcome to their Guesthouse and Island home, ‘Caol-Ithe’. This is  pronounced ‘Cool-ee’ and in the Gaelic means the Sound of Iona.  Fionnphort on the Ross of Mull is a wonderful Hebrides Location. It is our aim to provide you with comfortable and relaxing accommodation. Either in our Guesthouse for Bed and Breakfast or in our adjoining Self-Catering Cottages.

We are situated 3 minutes walk from the ferry to Iona, the boat trips to Staffa and Fingal’s Cave;  The Keel Row Pub, Ferry Shop and Post Office are along the way.

caol Ithe for web yellow garden

Caol-Ithe Guesthouse

Caol–Ithe Guesthouse offers an abundance of comfortable and luxurious accommodations with 3 en-suite bedrooms and one twin room with a separate and private bathroom across the hall, all neatly packaged in a modern easily accessed and spacious bungalow with its own visitor’s parking.

All our rooms have flat screen TV, Internet access, Tassimo Tea and Coffee making facilities and complimentary toiletries. Locally sourced breakfast is served in our spacious dining room with 180 degree views East to West from Ben More to the Sound of Iona.

The Resident’s Lounge is equipped with a viewing area and has a comfortable inner lounge with TV, CD Player and radio. Outside surrounding the house is our lovely garden for you to enjoy.

A home from home that you can enjoy 24 hours a day.

BOTH COTTAGES Island on left Creel on Right

Cala Sith – The Caol-Ithe’s Self Catering Cottages

Set alongside the Guesthouse there are two warm and comfortable, self-catering cottages providing the ideal base from which to explore the Ross of Mull, Iona, Staffa, Ulva, Geomtra, Inch Kenneth, Erraid, the Treshnish Islands and the wonderful Island of  Mull.

Ideal for families of 4 or 2 couples. The cottages are well equipped with two bedrooms rooms sleeping four, one double and one twin, a lounge diner, kitchen and bathroom.

All you need do is bring yourselves and the Island is yours.

WEB Beach at Fionnphort

Experience the Isle of Mull

Caol-ithe is the perfect base from which you can explore the stunning Isle of Mull; the Abbey at Iona; trips to Fingal’s Cave, Staffa and Sister islands, where wildlife and the outstanding scenery will make you wish you lived here all year round.

Fionnphort is a working seafaring village and supports local shops and a Post office, a fine pub and restaurant (The Keel Row) and a five star eating experience can be enjoyed at the Award Winning  ‘9th Wave Restaurant’.

There are also restaurants and cafes at Bunessan, The Bakehouse, the Argyll Arms Hotel and The Pennygael Hotel.

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 of adventure, when based at the Caol-Ithe, Fionnphort.

There is so much to do on the Ross Of Mull, we always suggest a 2 or 3 night stay with us so that you have time to enjoy all that this wonderful area has to offer.

We are on the regular service bus route from Tobermory and the ferries at Fishnish and Craignure, The bus stops at the door making travelling by public transport straight forward and accessible. Cyclists and walkers of course are most welcome!