The best hotels are those that can make their visitors feel like royalty and allow them to relax and enjoy the ambience. When choosing the perfect highland hotel, the perfect hotel, the first priority must be location. The next might be budget, let caution to the wind and research the better priced facilities, take pleasure in staying in Scotland’s finest hotels.
For a family friendly, spot in the Scottish highlands spend a week or two in a large hotel complex, for instance the Macdonald Aviemore Hotel, Aviemore. This has two swimming pools, spas, shops and skiing facilities. Parents arrive knowing that their children are welcome in a non-smoking environment. This particular facility is rated as 3.9 out of 4 by Hotels.com.
If the large resort is not your palate in whisky, then sample the smaller home based hotels, such as Coul House Hotel, which was ranked number 1 of 8 hotels in Strathpeffer. This unique Rosshire dwelling can be found in the hills of the Scottish highlands and is a wonderful place to see salmon jumping in the waterfall, ride bicycles and hike through the nearby forests and valleys.
Imagine staying in a hotel on Britain’s topmost coast, steps from the water or a car drive away from Duncan’s Bay Heads. Castletown Hotel, Thurso, Sinclair Bay Hotel, Wick, and Sands Bay Hotel, Wick, are the perfect places to do just that. They are located only kilometres from John O’Groats, where a walking trail begins and leads all the way to Land’s End in Cornwall, England.
Experience a night in a Scottish castle; these authentic and original hotels will add panache and elegance to any holiday. Most often, their services include celebration packages for Christmas and the New Year or Hogmanay.
Ackergill Tower stands proud on the edge of the North Sea offering home-grown vegetables and seafood on its menu. Falconry, fishing, horse riding and archery are listed on the activities to ensure its visitors are occupied.
Amhuinnsuidhe Castle, found on the Isle of Harris on the western side of the tip of Scotland has noted to be ‘heaven on earth’. What a perfect place for a holiday destination. Wrapped in history and stunning scenery, it is known for its salmon fishing facilities. Hillside gardens and thousands of acres of beautiful and well-maintained Trust-owned land (protected by the European laws), allow sightseers to observe plants, birds and other wildlife in their natural habitats.
Nestled in the glens and lochs of the west highlands is Inverlochy Hotel, a majestic place fabulous for fishing and boating and strolling along the shores. At the end of an active day, sit in the Great Hall and listen to the piano playing while sipping a glass of malt.
The best hotels are the ones that create a relaxing and soothing mood and linger in the memory after the stay. Explore and find your favourite hotel in the in the Scottish highlands to return to again and again.