You can also get a boat trip to Staffa direct from Iona. The Iona Community Council has a useful web site for visitors: A list of accommodation is provided at the end of this page.
Wild Isles has a list of wildlife operators on Mull and Iona. The Findhorn Foundation owns a retreat house on of the island of Iona - for details click here. There is a small gift shop accessible from the cloisters and a small museum with carved gravestones.
Guests can be assured that every square inch of this nearly four-acre property has been carefully crafted and properly cared for.
Caledonian Mac Brayne operates a small passenger ferry between Iona and Fionnphort on the southern tip of the Isle of Mull. Adventures (Oban) offers a direct service to Iona from Easdale (south of Oban) by rigid inflatable boat (with cabin seating) in just 75 minutes. The drive to Fionnphort through the mountains and lochs of southern Mull is very inspiring in itself.Iona is thought to be the first Christian site in Scotland.As such, this tiny island (1 mile wide, 3.5 miles long), now in the care of the National Trust for Scotland, is very popular with pilgrims and the thousands of tourists who come to visit the Abbey in the summer months.The former Walt Disney property contains 4 acres and features an 8 bedroom and 17 bathroom home built in 2001 that spans three levels for a total of 35,000 square feet an especially accommodating number for those who enjoy entertaining friends.Of special note are the estate features which include a wine cellar, pool house, tennis court, putting green, custom movie room, three bars, library, gym, and two safe rooms.