Why the Sail Loft isn’t your standard bunkhouse

What image does a bunkhouse conjure up in your mind? Do you think of a humble hostel that’s a bit on the basic side?
When it comes to the Sail Loft, think again. We pride ourselves on delivering a memorable experience in clean, comfortable surrounds, with some fabulous touches that make all the difference.

Superior beds

Our mattresses are made by Glencraft, the Aberdeen specialists that supply a number of Scotland’s best hotels. The company was founded in 1843 and holds a Royal Warrant for supplying Her Majesty the Queen. So, if the sea air hasn’t made you sleepy, our comfy beds are sure to help you drift off to the land of nod in no time.

Hot tub heaven

The Sail Loft’s secluded garden boasts a wood-fired hot tub, the perfect way to relax after a busy day exploring the area or indulging in water pursuits.

Scrupulously clean

The Sail Loft receives glowing reviews for its cleanliness and is following stringent guidance to keep customers and staff safe with enhanced cleaning and social distancing measures in place. Our primary concern is for the wellbeing of guests and staff and the situation is being continually monitored in line with the latest Covid 19 restrictions and rulings.

Five-star rating

Our visitor book is packed with heart-warming comments. At the time of writing we have a 5-star rating on TripAdvisor have been marked 9.5 exceptional on booking.com
Here’s what some guests have said of their stay:
“Exceptionally clean, spacious, well equipped accommodation.” – Sonia UK (booking.com)
“The welcome, location, cleanliness and comfort could not have been better. Such a well-equipped place sitting right on the coast but within walking distance of pubs, shops and many adventures.” – Kate N (TripAdvisor)

Parking? No problem

Whether your mode of transport is people carrier or Porsche, motorbike or Mini, you’ll find bags of free parking at the door. Simple for unloading your bags, convenient if you’ve brought the family, and ideal for canoeists, surfers and golfers who have bulky kit and who, incidentally, love The Sail Loft’s drying room facilities.

Toast your toes

What could be more inviting than the glow from a wood burning stove? Light it up, kick back and enjoy the joy of a living flame.

Come dine

Our large and spacious kitchen comes equipped with classy crockery and all the touches that turn a stay from ordinary to extraordinary – spurtles for stirring your porridge, cafetieres for your coffee, and highchairs for the little ones. You’ll love the side door that provides a direct link from kitchen to picnic platform. The perfect place for an alfresco breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Location, location, location

With uninterrupted views out across Portsoy Links, a stay at The Sail loft is a truly sensory experience. Listen to the waves lapping up the shore, fill your lungs with fresh sea air, and watch out for marine life and magnificent sunsets. Sheer bliss.

Whether a lone traveller, family or group, The Sail Loft ticks all the right boxes. To check availability and prices click here