Fàilte Welcome Croeso Velkommen Välkommen Tervetuloa Welkom Willkumm Bienvenue Wilkommen Bienvenidos Benvenuti Kalos orisate Irashaimasu Foon ying Huan ying Bem-vindo Dobro pozhalovat…….

....To Islay!!! 

And a very warm welcome to The Island Bear Bed and Breakfast.

Bowmore Main Street



Situated on Shore Street in the heart of Bowmore, with Bowmore itself situated in the heart of Islay, The Island Bear is the only place to stay during your visit to this wonderful island.

We have a motto at The Island Bear….

A warm welcome, A good night’s sleep, A hearty breakfast….

....Ready for Islay!!!

…Which will hopefully sum up your stay with us!

Port Ellen




So have a look around the website, in particular look at the ‘Amenities in Bowmore’ section which will convince you The Island Bear is the place to stay whatever the reason for your visit.Please email us at any time with questions and queries and we will do our best to respond as soon as possible.