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Knoydart Hide Award Winning Honeymoon Hideaway w/ Sauna + Hot tub Sleeps 2 - 4

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Hot Tub
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

Lodge in Knoydart, Nr. Mallaig, Scottish Highlands, Scotland - Gorgeously grown up private romantic hot tub hideaway for Couples

Knoydart Hide is a stunning new luxury eco build for 2 on the remote Knoydart Peninsula overlooking Loch Nevis. Well behaved Pets by arrangement. A remote luxury hideaway with infra red sauna, hot tub for 2, underfloor heating, large open beams, vaulted ceilings, floor to ceiling glass, antiques throughout. Wifi, Bose sound dock, Pro-running machine, Lge Gas BBQ, Bluray DVD and freesat.Wifi throughout. Well behaved dogs welcome. Romantic walks, private picnics, lobster potting, hill walking, climbing, beach walks & island hopping to Skye & Small Isles. Local fast water taxis run daily. Share the decking with otters at breakfast, mackerel fishing, watch the dolphins in the bay or go whale watching out in the Sound, with no light pollution experience the Milky Way for the first time! Visit the Old Forge remotest pub in mainland Britain – great for seafood, real ales or a nightcap!

Property Manager
Jackie Robertson
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

About Jackie Robertson

Hi, my name is Jackie Robertson. I run Knoydart Hide which is an award winning and very private honeymoon lodge for 2 people on the beautiful Knoydart Peninsula. We also run Knoydart House Studio Room which is a self contained luxury room with kitchenette for two with private access from our own home here on Knoydart We have 2 children, are pet friendly (well behaved pets) and enjoy sharing Knoydart House and Hide with families with children as well as couples in love who want to unwind and enjoy the unspoiled beauty of the rough bounds of Knoydart Peninsula. Our lifestyle is very different, being accessible only by boat Knoydart offers a true escape, 15 minute by boat off the beaten track. Although boat access only, Knoydart is a bustling little village with pottery tea room. post office. seafood pub and restaurant for great reconnection time with those that matter the most. Knoydart is a fantastic place to bring up children, the lochs are bursting with scallops and razor fish, fresh mussels, lobsters crabs, mackerel and creel langoustines. Folk music figures highly. Go wild swimming in our clear crystal river, relax by a waterfall, go sealife spotting for whales, orca, minke, porpoise, stag, deer, otter or sea eagle.

Jackie Robertson purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Jackie Robertson chose Mallaig

We built Knoydart Hide as a luxury escape for couples. The perfect elopement or proposal stay, minimoons, romantic escape, anniversary or special reconnection time. Sauna, hot tub, bubbles on arrival, totally private. Knoydart HIde is gorgeously grown up and a Conde Nast property. The ultimate escape for couples who want to be away from it all - together! Small children (2 under 12's can be accommodated by prior request). Babysitter can be available as can in house massuese and in house caterer on request.

What makes this cottage unique

The attention to detail makes Knoydart Hide very special. It has won multiple awards Antique furnsihings throughout, crisp white linens, antique canopy bed, en suite large spa bathroom with walk in shower, infra red sauna, freestanding bath in the centre of the room and his and her vanity units. Outside you will find a very private relax area with our outdoor floodlit hot tub always on at a constant 40 degrees. Under floor heating throughout, log burning stove, wifi, luxury robes, port on arrival, bubbles on ice for sharing and all the modcons you could wish for. Induction hob, bluetooth Bose system for your sounds, nespresso coffee machine, denby crockery, lobster picks, champagne buckets etc. There's a gorgeous wildflower meadow planted on your doorstep and floor to ceiling glass windows for the ultimate breakfast in bed views. Watch the sunset on the decking or see the milky way for the first time from the hot tub. All to often you'll be sharing your breakfast alfresco with pine martins and otters, deer and wildlife around you. Our in house caterer can cook you a special meal, provide you with barbeque packages for the gas Weber BBQ, breakfasts, partially or fully catered stays so your stay can be as individual as you are. We look forward to spoiling you at Knoydart Hide.

“Top 10 Best Cool Stays Couples” Cool Stays 2017

"Top 10 Love Shacks in Scotland” Culture Trip 2017

"Winner Best Honeymoon & Romantic Getaways Awards” Lux Magazine Awards 2016/17

"Top 5 most romantic Boltholes” The Times 2016

"Top 100 Best Cottages Britain” The Times 2016

"Top 20 Best Wild Places to Stay” The Times 2015

"Best Scottish Hideaways Top 20 Boltholes” The Times 2015


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Mallaig in Highland

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Ensuite spa, sauna, bath, monsoon shower, outdoor hot tub
  • Large en suite wc, double monsoon shower, freestanding oval shaped bath for 2, infra red sauna and direct access to your hot tub set at a constant 40 degrees under floodlit decking. Stargaze or aurora hunt from the hot tub, look up and see the milky way visible regularly. We also provide a star seasonal chart to help you plot the ightsky. Underfloor heating and luxury waffle robes with complimentary organic lemongrass and ginger HIghland Soaps toiletries for your use. Wraparound flood lit decking.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Gorgeously grownup master bed room with half tester superking canopy bed and wake up to floor to ceiling 180 degree views of the forest and loch in total privacy. Large en suite spa. Hide is designed for couples but with growing families in mind as we have put in an antique stowaway bed that makes up in the separate living area with two full size singles beds upon request. (Surcharge for extra bedding configuration applies, thank you) Sleeps 4 (1 Bedroom) and second living area can be completely self contained for additional 2 guests if required. Our honeymoon lodge has floor to ceiling glass walls on one side of the building taking you even closer to nature. Large antique 7ft half tester canopy bed with floor to ceiling glass views, large en suite with sauna, private decking and french windows, antique furniture throughout has sliding door into open plan lounge to afford privacy for couples and on special request when travelling with 2 children.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: The accommodation is furnished to a superb very high level with antiques throughout. The property also has an outdoor hot tub which is sunk into the decking and floodlit and a new large Weber Gas BBQ for outdoor entertaining on the decking. Outdoor furniture for al fresco meals the house is south facing the house enjoys sunlight all day long and the design of the house with large glass windows maximises the use of our long summer days and to die for sunsets. Outside: Landscaped with grassed area to the sides of the property set in under an acre of private woodland with stunning uninterrupted views across the loch, this waterside property has wraparound decking, floodlit hot tub. The decking makes a stunning outlook for dining alfresco, flick the gas on the BBQ for supper and enjoy the uninterrupted views across the loch from the comfort of outdoor furniture. Floodlit at night brings the inside out great for social gatherings and cocktails pre supper. Utility Room: Miele washer / drier. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Full crisp white organic linen, towels, hot tub towels and luxury robes provided.


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Knoydart has some great low level walks and beach strolls for all ages. Knoydart House is situated approx 70 metres from the beach overlooking our sea loch, Loch Nevis. Less than 5 minute walk. You can watch the otters at dawn and the porpoise out in the bay from Knoydart House.


Take the A830 'Road to the Isles' from Fort William. Best to allow yourself 1-1 and ½ hours from Fort William to Mallaig. 3 ½ - 4 hrs from Glasgow or Edinburgh to Fort William. 2 - 2 ½ hours from Inverness to Fort William. Harry Potter fans see the viaduct bridge made famous on the Hogwarts Express/flying car chase at Glenfinnan monument. Pass the white sands of Morar, made famous as the beach locations for Local hero with Burt Lancaster. Direct Sleepers from London, Glasgow and Edinburgh.


All trains / sleepers go to Fort William and Mallaig via Glasgow train station. Sleeper direct from London. Knoydart local cars and Knoydart House guests can park up cars safely in the car park in Mallaig, situated on the left before you go through the main roundabout entering Mallaig. Local ferry and water taxis depart daily 15 min crossing. They are very comfortable, sail in all weathers across a sheltered sealoch and are very safe. Several sailings a day, we are happy to arrange for you.

Further Details:

We have the most amazing fresh shellfish landing daily. Mallaig is home to several fish merchants who can arrange fresh langoustines, John Dory, scallops, mussels, haddock, oysters etc for your holiday stay. During the week they will arrange pre-ordered fish to Knoydart on the ferry by arrangement as will the local Co-op just ask us at time of booking for information and we will assist you.

There are excellent water safaris to rum eigg and the small isles, or go whale watching with our wildlife operators, see minke whales and orca, porpoise, dolphin and seabirds in their natural habitat. Boat charters direct from Knoydart. The house is 5 mins from the pier.

Visit Gavin Maxwell's museum, see Eilan Donan Castle in Skye by boat, climb munros or simply relax. Knoydart offers something for everyone of all ages.

We offer a personal collection service of all guests and their luggage when arriving and departing Knoydart Hide, with a landrover and trailer on the pier. The house is only 5 mins from the pier but you are on holiday after all!


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £30

Booking Notes:
Please email or telephone 01687 460012 to enquire about your preferred dates. Looking forward to spoiling you.

Changeover Day:
We are flexible and welcome changeovers any day thank you.

2015 Knoydart Hide Price
1st November 2015 – 31st March 2016 (Low Season excl. January, Christmas and New Year*)
Available for short breaks (excl. Christmas and New Year*)

2 nights £275 per night (£550)

3 nights £230 per night (£690)

4 nights £200 per night (£800)

5-6-nights £190 per night (£950 - £1140)

1 Week £1295

Minimum stay: 2 Nights Midweek (Mon – Thurs) or 3 Nights for Weekend Breaks (which includes any Fri and or Sat night) and subject
to availability

2016 Knoydart Hide Prices
1st April 2016 – 31st October 2016 (High Season)

2 Nights £295 per night (£590)

3 Nights £270 per night (£810)

4 – 6 Nights £250 per night (£1000 - £1500)

1 Week £1650

Minimum stay: 2 Nights Midweek (Mon – Thurs) or 3 Nights for Weekend Breaks (which includes any Fri and or Sat night) and
subject to availability.

1st November 2016 – 31st Dec 2016 (Low Season excl. January, Christmas and New Year*) Available for short breaks (excl. Christmas, Valentines Premium weekend and New Year*)

2 Nights £275 per night (£550)

3 Nights £240 per night (£720)

4 Nights £220 per night (£880)

5 - 6 Nights £200 per night (£1000 - £1200)

1 Week £1350

Christmas Week 23rd - 30th December 2016 £1695

New Year Week 30th December 2016 - 6th January 2017 £1695
Minimum stay: 2 Nights Midweek (Mon – Thurs) or 3 Nights for Weekend Breaks (which includes any Fri and or Sat night) and Sun.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.