Melfort Harbour, Scotland – An Idyllic Holiday Retreat

On the Scottish West Coast, where the Highlands roll down to the ocean, is Melfort Harbour, an idyllic lochside holiday location for all.

Melfort Pier & Harbour Holiday Cottages
Holiday Cottages at Melfort Pier & Harbour, Scottish West Coast

“An escape for all seasons” is how you can describe the seaside cottages at Melfort Harbour located on Loch Melfort – one of the most beautiful areas of Scotland, protected on the seaward side by uninhabited islands and sheltered by the hills of Melfort to the North.

There are 15 delightful self catering lochside cottages which offer the ultimate in comfortable living and spectacular views from each of the balconies. Each cottage is different in layout and varies in size to sleep from 2-6 persons. Many of the cottages offer en suite facilities, a spa bath & sauna which is opulence indeed, several have lovely log burning fires for those cosy nights in.

There is a choice of 1 to 3 bedroomed harbour cottages, which are finished to the highest standards, providing freedom, flexibility, privacy and service. Sensible and thoughtful design make the harbour houses blend with the environment and each property is to a Scandinavian design with all “home from home” comforts with a few extras.

These include modern leather suites, underfloor heating, digital TV, Free Wi Fi, CD player, dishwasher, microwave & laundry facilities. Some have a log fire, perfect for winter evenings. All the beds are made ready for your arrival. Three cottages are wheelchair accessible, on one floor with ramps, parking for easy access, and all the required facilities – STB 2 Cat. II disabled awarded.

Most guests come to Melfort to do nothing more strenuous than look at the view, climb into the spa bath, potter over to the balcony, feed the birds, read a book or fall asleep. Others find their pleasures getting out and about, including watersports, golf, horse riding, boat trips, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking and the local diving is excellent. The area is second to none for wildlife and walking and exploring by car. There are panoramic views across to Jura, Mull and Colonsay and many of these lovely islands can be visited by boat. Several National Trust properties can be visited from here.

Melfort Pier & Harbour offers flexible short breaks and week long or more holidays all year round, it is indeed an extremely comfortable base to relax and unwind allowing you to choose the things you want to do when you want to do them.

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