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Coillabus Eco- Luxury Lodges, Islay,Scotland

22 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Fabulous turf-roofed guest accommodation set in an beautiful secluded spot high on the Oa peninsula on the Hebridean island of Islay, Scotland. The architect designed lodge is clad in local stone and has been carefully built by island and Argyll craftsmen. With its turf roof the building appears to flow out of the landscape in perfect harmony with its very special surroundings. The light and spacious interiors are in Scottish eco-chic style with bespoke touches sitting in harmony with iconic mid century furniture. Soft furnishings are in our own tweed designed for us by the iconic Islay Woollen Mill - suppliers of tweed to many films including Braveheart. The lodge sleeps 2-4 in two ensuite bedrooms each with a double ended bath and walk in shower. You can enjoy unpolluted night skies a...Fabulous turf-roofed guest accommodation set in an beautiful secluded spot high on the Oa peninsula on the Hebridean island of Islay, Scotland. The architect designed lodge is clad in local stone and has been carefully built by island and Argyll craftsmen. With its turf roof the building appears to flow out of the landscape in perfect harmony with its very special surroundings. The light and spacious interiors are in Scottish eco-chic style with bespoke touches sitting in harmony with iconic mid century furniture. Soft furnishings are in our own tweed designed for us by the iconic Islay Woollen Mill - suppliers of tweed to many films including Braveheart. The lodge sleeps 2-4 in two ensuite bedrooms each with a double ended bath and walk in shower. You can enjoy unpolluted night skies and amazing sunsets from your own two person out door Star Tub - fill with hot fresh spring water for a chemical free alternative tubbing experience. The lodge also has a sauna, wood burning stove and heated Caithness slab floors. Ultra comfortably Hypnos beds made up with fair trade organic bedlinen and platinum wool duvets add to the luxury experience. Spa treatments, chilled ready meals and an in-house chef service are available. Coillabus is a superb honeymoon destination and is also a stylish base for a romantic getaway or an island holiday with family or friends. Sandy beaches - you'll often have them all to yourselves- a championship golfcourse, iconic whisky distilleries and the airport and ferrry terminal are all within a ten minute drive away. More
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About the Owner
Hester R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2012
Interaction with guests
We are always happy to discuss your vacation plans. You will find more information about Coillabus and up to date availabity on our own online pages. You will always get the best price by booking direct with us.
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Reviewed 22 June 2015

Having a couple of "0 Landmarks" this year (birthday and anniversary) my wife and I were looking for something just a little bit special, in a location that neither of us had visited before . We definitely found it at the Coillabus lodge on Islay....More

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank TravellingMystic
Reviewed 1 February 2015

A stunning place to escape to - we genuinely couldn't fault it. I can't imagine a better place to switch off and relax, and everything has been thought of. Location is wonderfully isolated - the drive is quite an experience if you arrive in the...More

Date of stay: November 2014
1  Thank NushNushandBooBoo
Management response:Responded 5 February 2015

Thanks so much for taking time to write this review. This is just how we want our guests to feel. I'm glad you enjoyed the seclusion of Coillabus - and hope you enjoyed some starry nights in the hot tub! We'd be delighted to welcome...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2014

My husband and I had a fantastic "mini-moon" at Coillabus where we spent 4 nights and 3 days exploring what Islay has to offer. Each morning we did a 5-8 mile walk with our dog from the front door around the amazing Oa Peninsular through...More

Date of stay: October 2014
1  Thank Susie J
Reviewed 17 October 2014

We stayed in the Cnocan Dubh lodge and saying it was amazing would be an understatement. From the drive off the ferry and up to the lodge, to the amazing peaceful rolling hills, to the spacious 2 bedrooms and large lounge kitchen area to the...More

Date of stay: October 2014
1  Thank Robbie C
Reviewed 24 May 2014

A perfect place to stay on Islay. Top class accommodation: well designed, spacious, well-appointed and spotless. Refreshing to have a lodge of this standard willing to allow dogs - usually if you want to take your pet(s) on holiday you have to settle for the...More

Date of stay: May 2014
3  Thank avonside
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Sauna
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Boat Available
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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Does this holiday rental have a steam room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Set high in a world of its own on the Oa peninsula Coillabus enjoys wonderful views over heather and sea towards, Ireland, Kintyre and the rest of Islay. Yet the lodge is just a ten minute drive from the village of Port Ellen and a half hour flight from Glasgow International Airport. The island of Islay is known as the Queen of the Hebrides and is famed for its eight iconic malt whisky distilleriess, miles of sandy beaches, wildlife and bird watching, golf and watersports. The lodge has a fishing permit for trout fishing on the nearby lochs. Golden eagles are spotted regularly from the wide galleried windows of Coillabus.
How to get there
Calmac ferry service from Kennacraig on the Scottish mainland takes about 2 hours. Regular Loganair flights from Glasgow International airport. We.re less than ten minutes drive from the airport and the nearest ferry port. Car and bike hire are available on the island.
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