Cottages for Couples

Looking for something just right for two?

couples fireplaceWhile many holiday cottages, houses and apartments are almost like mansions, there is plenty of small, right-sized self-catering accommodation for two in Scotland. Those properties with one bedroom may top the list, but there are also many owners who welcome couples and who will give a ‘low occupancy’ discount if you are using just one bedroom.

Although it’s the obvious place to start, don’t just look for properties which say ‘sleeps 2’, or ‘one bedroom’ – check out two-bedroomed and larger properties too, and if it’s not obvious, ask the owner/manager if they will take some money off if it’s just a couple.

Accommodation ideal for couples

All the properties below are ideally suited for couples – they are either small and cosy, offer discounts for low occupancy, or have something special to offer.  You can browse this list, or Sort or Filter according to your specific requirements using the options just below.

With EmbraceScotland you book direct with the owner, giving you access not only to the best prices, but also a wealth of local knowledge and advice about how to make the most of the area, and the activities on offer.

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  • Foresters Lodge

    • 1CtQ
    • Pets Welcome

    Foresters Lodge

    Highlands and Skye (8 miles from Strontian)

    Sleeps up to 2

    Foresters Lodge is unique as it is designed especially for couples.This Luxurious self-catering lodge in one of the most spectacular and unspoilt remote areas on the west coast of Scotland, with sauna and jacuzzi bath. Ideally located to explore the Ardnamurchan peninsula, www.foresterslodge.co.uk

  • The Rowan Pod

    • 1CtQ

    The Rowan Pod

    Scottish Borders (19 miles from Duns)

    Sleeps up to 2

    Beautiful and Quirky for 2 people. The Rowan Pod is set in 633 acres of farmland with lovely views, ponies, alpacas and a llama to talk to, lots of hens and bantams and a couple of friendly and very greedy pigs. Complete with its own hot tub and BBQ hut it is the perfect way to "camp" at any time

  • Tomich Holiday Cottages & Lodges

    • 55 Properties with 4 star(s)
    • 77 Properties with 3 star(s)
    • 12CtQ
    • Pets Welcome

    Tomich Holiday Cottages & Lodges

    Highlands and Skye (15 miles from Drumnadrochit)

    Sleeps up to 6

    Peaceful self catering en-suite Cottages or Woodland Lodges in beautiful Highland setting beside Glen Affric and near Loch Ness. Ideal for walking, touring, cycling, nature watching or relaxing. Price includes leisure pass, all bedding, heating, electricity and swimming pool. Wi-Fi. Bike Hire.

  • Cloag Farm Cottages

    • 33 Properties with 3 star(s)
    • 3CtQ
    • Pets Welcome

    Cloag Farm Cottages

    Perthshire, Dundee & Angus (7 miles from Perth)

    Sleeps up to 4

    Three comfortable, family-run farm self catering holiday cottages. Located away from main roads, and with panoramic views, this is a great base for visiting east and central Scotland. Open all year.

  • Morenish Mews

    • 33 Properties with 4 star(s)
    • 3CtQ

    Morenish Mews

    Argyll, the Isles, Stirlingshire (3 miles from Killin)

    Sleeps up to 2

    Ideal for couples seeking a quiet, relaxing self catering holiday. Situated in a secluded wooded hollow with stunning views over Loch Tay to the Highland Perthshire hills. Perfect for outdoor activities including walking, bird watching, angling, golf and touring.

  • Hendersyde Farm Cottages

    • 33 Properties with 4 star(s)
    • 3CtQ
    • Pets Welcome

    Hendersyde Farm Cottages

    Scottish Borders ( 2 miles from Kelso)

    Sleeps up to 4

    You're always welcome at Hendersyde, our family farm, which lies between the River Tweed & Eden Water, downstream from the delightful market town of Kelso.
    A peaceful spot, surrounded by walks, wildlife & wonderful views! Fuel, linen, towels & Wi-Fi included.
    Couple's Discount on all bookings.

  • Burnbrae Holidays

    • 3CtQ
    • Pets Welcome
    • Disabled Access

    Burnbrae Holidays

    Scottish Borders (3 miles from Kelso)

    Sleeps up to 2

    Relax in your south-facing conservatory while enjoying the amazing birds & view to the Cheviot Hills. Walk from your cottage, on the hills or along the coast. Cycle the local lanes or visit historical gardens & houses. Snuggle by your log fire in the peace of Burnbrae. All on one level from carpark

  • Laich Cottage, Appin

    • 11 Properties with 4 star(s)
    • 1CtQ

    Laich Cottage, Appin

    Argyll, the Isles, Stirlingshire (18 miles from Oban)

    Sleeps up to 4

    Wood fired Hot Tub; Tennis Court; Ping Pong Hut; beautiful gardens: Laich Cottage http://www.kinlochlaichgardenselfcatering.co.uk/accommodation/laich-cottage/ has its own private sunny garden with views to the hills and a garden table and chairs. New kitchen and bathroom. Cycling. Walking.

  • Airhouses Luxury Lodges, near Edinburgh

    • 55 Properties with 5 star(s)
    • 5CtQ
    • Pets Welcome
    • Disabled Access

    Airhouses Luxury Lodges, near Edinburgh

    Scottish Borders (20 miles from Melrose)

    Sleeps up to 10

    5 Self Catering 5* Luxury Lodges at Airhouses in the Scottish Borders of Scotland offering peace, tranquillity and a place to escape to in the heart of the Scottish Borders yet close to Edinburgh. Self catering with style!

  • Loch Seil Cottages

    • 33 Properties with 4 star(s)
    • 3CtQ
    • Pets Welcome

    Loch Seil Cottages

    Argyll, the Isles, Stirlingshire (10 miles from Oban)

    Sleeps up to 4

    3 luxury self catering cottages offering comfortable dog-friendly accommodation overlooking Loch Seil. This place is really special, on its own yet not too remote. Whether you seek peace, wildlife or activities, this family run business can provide your home from home, just 10 miles from Oban.

  • Lammerlaw Farm Cottage, near Biggar

    • 11 Properties with 4 star(s)
    • 1CtQ
    • Disabled Access

    Lammerlaw Farm Cottage, near Biggar

    Glasgow and Clyde valley (4 miles from Biggar)

    Sleeps up to 4

    Luxury 4* Self Catering Cottage on a working farm in Central Scotland. Enjoys spectacular views with excellent proximity to the Scottish Borders for walking, cycling & mountain biking, in addition to being a great location to visit Edinburgh and Glasgow by road or nearby rail link.

  • 3 Raeburn Mews

    • 1CtQ

    3 Raeburn Mews

    Edinburgh and the Lothians (Edinburgh)

    Sleeps up to 2

    Just a 15 minute walk from Edinburgh's Princes Street & with its own private parking space, this immaculate little house is perfect for a couple wanting to enjoy a city break. Short breaks are available all year & may start on any day, minimum stay 3 nights.

  • Easter Dalziel Cottages

    • 33 Properties with 3 star(s)
    • 3CtQ
    • Pets Welcome

    Easter Dalziel Cottages

    Highlands and Skye (7 miles from Inverness)

    Sleeps up to 6

    Three traditional fully-equipped cottages on our working family farm, situated in an ideal central location for relaxing and touring the Highlands. Long or short break. You're welcome all year!

  • Lomond Luxury Lodges

    • 22 Properties with 4 star(s)
    • 33 Properties with 5 star(s)
    • 8CtQ
    • Pets Welcome
    • Disabled Access

    Lomond Luxury Lodges

    Argyll, the Isles, Stirlingshire (1 mile from Drymen)

    Sleeps up to 8

    It doesn't get any better than this!!! 4 and 5 Star Luxury Lodges with huge private hot tubs, saunas, smart tvs, wood burning stove, complimentary Prosecco and chocolates on arrival. What more could you want?

  • Rubha Mor Self-Catering

    • 1CtQ
    • Disabled Access

    Rubha Mor Self-Catering

    Highlands and Skye (0.5 km from Ullapool)

    Sleeps up to 2

    Spacious apartment for two that welcomes you with views of the sea and mountains. Warmth and modern, home comforts with a log fire and Wi-Fi/HDTv. Only 10 minutes walk to Ullapool for fine food and entertainment. Open Friday to Friday (No smoking/vaping at any time / No pets). (Z-bed for 1 extra).

  • Thistle Flat, Pittenweem

    • 1CtQ
    • Pets Welcome
    • Disabled Access

    Thistle Flat, Pittenweem

    Kingdom of Fife (11 miles (20 minutes drive) from St Andrews)

    Sleeps up to 3

    The sea is right opposite Thistle Flat in the traditional fishing village of Pittenweem on the Fife coast. Watch the boats return to harbour in the evening and spot the sea life from your windows, or go for a stroll along the shore. Can accommodate 2 or 3 adults, or a small family. Disabled access.

  • Dunalastair Estate Cottages

    • 55 Properties with 4 star(s)
    • 44 Properties with 3 star(s)
    • 9CtQ
    • Pets Welcome
    • Disabled Access

    Dunalastair Estate Cottages

    Perthshire, Dundee & Angus (18 miles from Pitlochry)

    Sleeps up to 8

    Our secluded self-catering holiday homes are scattered around huge Dunalastair Estate in Rannoch, a true haven of rare wildlife and unspoilt highland scenery. Walk from your door, fish the loch, cycle the quiet roads, climb Schiehallion. There’s so much to do. Pets welcome. Log fires. WiFi.

  • Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort

    • 1414 Properties with 4 star(s)
    • 14CtQ
    • Pets Welcome
    • Disabled Access

    Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort

    Perthshire, Dundee & Angus (6 miles from Dundee)

    Sleeps up to 10

    Whether your idea of a perfect holiday is adventuring into the Angus countryside, exploring the city of Dundee, or just relaxing in a peaceful setting, at Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort your break can be tailored to you.

  • Sandford Country Cottages

    • 55 Properties with 5 star(s)
    • 5CtQ
    • Pets Welcome
    • Disabled Access

    Sandford Country Cottages

    Kingdom of Fife (9 miles from St Andrews)

    Sleeps up to 6

    One, two and three bedroom 5 star self-catering cottages and apartments which are part of Sandford House, a ‘B’ Listed Arts and Crafts House designed and built around 1902. Situated in the peaceful Fife countryside, just 9 miles from St Andrews and 5 miles from Dundee.

  • Whitefalls Spa Lodges

    • 22 Properties with 5 star(s)
    • 2CtQ

    Whitefalls Spa Lodges

    Hebrides, Orkney, Shetland (14miles from Stornoway)

    Sleeps up to 2

    There's 5 star self-catering and there is Whitefalls Spa Lodges. Whitefalls offer seclusion and tranquillity in a truly stunning location. We combine Hebridean hospitality together with the style of a boutique hotel with your own exclusive fitness & Spa Suite in your own private self-catering lodge