Situated on the northern shore of Loch Gairloch, Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel offers magnificent sea and mountain views. With free private parking, this youth hostel dates back to the 1880s. This former hunting lodge offers both private rooms and bunk beds in shared dormitories. The communal lounge boasts panoramic views of the Torridon Hills and Loch Gairloch. Guests are welcome to make use of the fully equipped self-catering kitchen and the spacious dining room. Laundry facilities are also available. The village of Gairloch is just 5 minutes’ drive away and is home to several fine pubs, coffee shops, and restaurants. One of the top 5 Scottish Marine Life Watch destinations, Gairloch also offers boat trips to watch whales or dolphins. Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel has sandy beaches on its doorstep and is an ideal stop-off point for many cyclists.