Multiple award winning and with breathtaking views of the imposing mountains and sea, Auchrannie Resort on the Isle of Arran enjoys a stunning location. There is also excellent choice of bedrooms, award winning dining and a wide range of leisure activities that create this perfect island retreat.
Established in 1988 as a leisure facility, Auchrannie went from success to success under the guidance of the Johnston family who still play active roles in the resort. It now boasts two 4 star hotels with 64 rooms, thirty 5 star self catering luxury lodges, three award winning restaurants, outstanding leisure facilities, a spa and a children’s play barn.
Rooms at Auchrannie
Choose from a range of elegant traditional rooms in the Country House Hotel which dates back to 1869 and is resplendent with cosy lounges and open fires. The 4 star rooms are light and airy, dressed in colours that embrace the stunning scenery of the island, and offer you maximum comfort. Large windows afford views over the picturesque resort and the island beyond, and contemporary bathrooms add a feeling of indulgence, with bath tubs for two and raindance showers.
Luxury lodges offer 5 star self catering accommodation, set in seclusion yet within easy access of the facilities across the resort. Spacious and luxurious, each lodge has its own patio or private balcony, fully equipped kitchen and ample space for relaxation. With two or three bedroom lodges available with a double sofa bed in the lounge, they offer flexibility for groups of varying sizes. A fresh contemporary style creates a luxurious welcoming feeling and reflects the changing landscape of Arran.
Award winning dining
A choice of three award winning restaurants awaits you at Auchrannie, serving up delightful local cuisine to suit all tastes and occasions. With a contemporary setting and a modern take on traditional dishes, the Cruize Bar Brasserie is the perfect place to enjoy homemade pizzas and pastas, succulent meats and fresh fish which are presented with style and finesse.
In Brambles Seafood & Grill, you can delve into a platter of the finest west coast seafood, savour the best of Scottish meats from the grill or sample the notoriously delicious chunky fish cakes. Every ingredient is carefully sourced and local suppliers are proudly named on the menu so you can fully appreciate the flavours of the area’s fantastic foods.
Spa & Leisure
An impressive range of leisure facilities at Auchrannie means that you can get active, relax or be pampered as you please. Take a plunge in one of the two swimming pools, relax in the sauna, beat the calories in the fitness suite or join an exercise class. An exquisite spa provides the chances to unwind and indulge with invigorating treatments designed to soothe and refresh. There is even a hairdressing salon for the finishing touches.
A dedicated children’s area will delight younger guests. The three storey Play Barn offers safe and fun softplay, plus there is an outdoor play and picnic area. Older children will welcome the teen zone which includes a large screen TV, internet and jukebox. Further adventures for all ages await in the adventure centre on the resort which offers a wealth of exciting and challenging activities. Ideal for varying ages and group sizes, activities such as mountain biking, kayaking and abseiling are amongst the adventures on offer.
Auchrannie is the perfect venue for any occasion – a gathering of friends or family, a wedding or a business function and has won many awards for its fine cuisine, hospitality and family friendly facilities. A glorious setting on the Isle of Arran makes this a special place, with views of Glen Cloy and the awe inspiring Goatfell which is the island’s highest peak. Luxurious accommodation, award winning dining and superb spa and leisure facilities make Auchrannie Resort one of Scotland’s finest hotels.
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