Enjoy some of the best beaches in the world!

Choose your adventure

Scotland has some of the best beaches in the world, stretching all the way along the coast line from the Outer and Inner Hebrides to East Lothian. You can enjoy a wild swimming experience, go surfing, kayaking, take your SUP and enjoy stunning sunrises and sunsets. 

Our highlights

  • Coll and Tiree
  • Belhaven and Yellowcraig Beach 
  • Benbecula
  • Durness
  • Findhorn

Why are Scottish Hostels great for beach enthusiasts

A variety of our hostels are situated on or very close to a scenic beach and offer you: 


  • Drying rooms for your wet kit
  • Laundry facilities
  • Local knowledge and expert advice on wildlife tours and activities 


If you want to find out which of our hostels are close to beaches, you can see the full list below or use our search facility.

Our top choices for hostels near iconic beaches

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