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Coillabus Eco- Luxury Lodges, Islay,Scotland

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Fabulous stone clad lodges with turf roofs on Islay. 5 star eco luxury accommodation for 2-4 guest
stylish interiors
whisky flavoured marigolds? This one's a Laphroaig.
1 of 23Fabulous stone clad lodges with turf roofs on Islay. 5 star eco luxury accommodation for 2-4 guest
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
7 nights minimum
Cottage
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
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We welcome dogs to one of our lodges. Please contact us direct for our dog policy.
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
About the Owner
Hester R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
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 5 June 2017

Everything about these eco lodges are excellent. Hester was terrific to work with. The cottage was beautiful, clean and well situated. all of the recommendations we were given for or stay were perfect. We had Chef Scott come and prep dinner one night for us...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank FoodieDanaPoint
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Management response:Responded 2 July 2017

Thanks so much for taking time to post this review . I can't believe you fitted so much in to your stay with us and I'm glad you found the recommendations helpful. There's so much to do on Islay it's hard to choose. We loved...More

Reviewed 19 January 2017

To be honest, the many five star reviews for these lodges tell you everything you need to know. There is one three star review at the time of writing, but this is by a person who clearly didn't understand that they were visiting the Hebrides...More

Date of stay: January 2017
3  Thank Martin R
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Management response:Responded 22 January 2017

Thanks so much for taking time to review your stay at Coillabus. I'm so pleased you found the lodge a good place for a winter break on Islay and enjoyed the Oa's get away from it all and sleep deep experience. Im glad you were...More

Reviewed 17 September 2016

We have just returned from our perfect honeymoon at Coillabus. Our accommodation was perfect in every way. Stunning views, lovely accommodation and idyllic peace and quiet. Lovely welcome from Elainevthe housekeeper and Debbie who supplied wonderful home cooked meals. If you go use the hot...More

Date of stay: September 2016
1  Thank Lesley K
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

This is lovely with hot tub and sauna. Its not the cheapest but you get a lot fro your money. Super comfy beds, lovely bathrooms with underfloor heating , BBQ, views.It is 20 mins down a single track road to get to, plus 2 gates...More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank Barbie S
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

A little tricky to find for the first time and well worth the effort. Once you arrive it is a beautifully appointed cottage in an idyllic spot handy for all the attractions of Islay and with a helpful, attentive housekeeper.

Date of stay: April 2015
Thank Ali M
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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
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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 NushBoo
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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

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
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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
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Reviewed 23 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
4  Thank avonside
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Boat Available
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Sauna
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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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.
Access
Car advised
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