There are a whole host of websites devoted to Islay that are tremdously helpful in planning a trip, ouri information below is intended as a breif guide rather than an exhaustive list
The Islay Festival is the last week of May; whiskey, music, distilleries, food & a good time had by all.
Walk Islay is a marvellous opportunity mid-April to walk different parts of the island
The Islay Jazz Festival - mid-September, spread over 3 days with venues all over the island
Port Ellen Angling Club offer angling news and reports from the island
Cycle Hire in Port Ellen
The Islay Hotel offers a wide bar and restaurant menu in comfortable surroundings
SeaSalt Bistro offers a great range of food from pizza & pasta to seafood & steak, for eat-in or takeaway
Indoor Swimming/Gym Facilities at The Mactaggart Leisure Centre in Bowmore
Islay Car Hire - car hire
Caledonian MacBryne - ferry timetables from Kennacraig to Port Askaig and Port Ellen.
The Illeach - the Islay newspaper
Islay Blog - another useful resource to finding some
Distilleries - links to each of the islands Distillery websites
Please do let us know if you come across other sites which other visitors to the island would find useful.