Knoydart Hide, gorgeously grown up luxury self catering for 2, private spa, hot tub, sauna, and masseuse on request and guaranteed total privacy – unique to Knoydart.
“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” Times 2015
Knoydart Hide offers couples a secluded and true luxury escape for two, in the Scottish Highlands. Gorgeously grown-up and definitely private it is the ultimate escape for couples who want to be a world away from it all – together. Very special, very different, very private, off grid living with large floor to ceiling glass windows, stunning antique furnishings, coffee machine, running machine, Bose sound dock, wrap around decking, Weber gas BBQ, couples double outside lounger and other special touches. Fast water taxis run every day, several times a day across our sheltered sea loch; crossing time 20 minutes. Knoydart Hide is styled with the same attention to details their sister property, Knoydart House, a Conde Nast property which has also featured on Sky Travel Channel, Homes and Interiors magazine and listed again in the Times 2013 Top 20 Scottish hideaway bolt holes to visit.”
Knoydart Hide is a stunning highland honeymoon destination, luxury self catering escape for 2 guests perfect for mini-moons, romantic escapes, special occasions and reconnecting time, it offers the wow factor for our guests celebrating and marking all kinds of special occasion. It offers the perfect combination of boutique hotel styling, in-house optional massage facility and luxury self catering with unrivalled privacy and personal space. Partially or fully catered stays can also be arranged.
Very special, very different, very private, off grid living with large floor to ceiling glass windows, stunning antique furnishings, infra red-sauna, outdoor hot tub, coffee machine, running machine, Bose sound dock, wrap around decking, Weber gas BBQ and other special touches.
Stunning boutique style interior with antique and contemporary furnishing, romantic superking antique canopied bed with ciel de lit and floor to ceiling uninterrupted breakfast in bed views to share with someone special. 100% Egyptian cotton sheets, Bose wireless sound, cooks paradise of a kitchen with Panasonic bread maker, Nespresso coffee machine, Denby crockery and all the technology. Panasonic flat screen TV with Blu Ray DVD player, selection of DVD’s, luxury magazines and board games just for some evening fun. Port on arrival, bubbles on ice for the hot tub Lie out in front of a roaring open fire. Danish Rais raised wood burning stove to snuggle up beside or relax under the stars in the outdoor hot tub with dimmable floodlit decking, gas weber barbeque and special orbital double sun lounger just for two.
Private Luxury Spa
Retreat to your own private spa. Complimentary use of Highland Organics lemongrass body products and spoil each other with double his and hers antique vanity units, infra red sauna, monsoon shower for two, designer oval shaped bath in the centre of your spa which has floor to ceiling glass uninterrupted views of the forest and loch for you to both relax in total privacy. There’s also a professional running machine in the Hide, for a light workout but only if if running is your thing.
Watch the milky way for the first time, there’s no light pollution here in Knoydart and if your lucky you might even catch an Aurora making a regular appearance in the Hebridean night sky. We live totally off grid and all our electricity is by private hydro with underfloor heating throughout powered by silent air source heat pump in keeping with Knoydart’s ethos of being Britain’s last true wilderness.
Dining in or out
Fresh loch Nevis langoustines, organic hill lamb, Knoydart venison, hand dived scallops, local mussels and fresh fish from our local fishing boats is available locally to buy or you can order a meal to be brought to the Hide so you don’t even have to take off your luxury dressing gown (provided on arrival) if you want to be totally pampered and spoiled during your stay. Our in-house caterer can cater for any diet arranged in advance of your arrival. If you want to venture out of your luxury hideaway we have an excellent award winning restaurant on a magical shore-side setting that can provide a perfect night out for your holiday. There is also our local pub which serves real ales and seafood all a five minute stroll from the Hide. Knoydart has a local tearoom and pottery for cakes and sweet treats as well as rich hot chocolates perfect after long beach strolls and forest walks. The Hide has an induction, hob, dishwasher, microwave, freezer, washing machine etc so you can be as independent or as decadent as you like.
True Privacy and peace
We are here for you if you need us but we make a point of leaving you to have some gorgeously grown up time away from it all – together. You are surrounded by private ancient woodland and from the deck of your hot tub you can see our private sea loch, Loch Nevis. No need to worry about other guests or visitors, being seen or seeing anyone y- you may share the deck with a pine martin, see a startled stag in the woods or spy an otter breakfasting at dawn but that’s the only company you’ll keep, Knoydart Hide is designed for couples in love.
Five Star Fun
Knoydart has been featured on Landward, Panorama, Countryfile, BBC travel programmes, nature programmes and many travel shows due to its stunning scenery and three munros on our doorstep. We are a boat ride from Mallaig, Skye and the Inner Hebrides. Enjoy day trips to Skye, Isles of Muck, Canna and Rum or Eigg, go minke whale or orca spotting, seal trips, otter spotting, eagle watching. Try your hand at sea-angling or join a sunset cruise down our loch and opt for a champagne breakfast on a remote and private beach for the two of you. WE can arrange just about anything canoeing and se kayaking can be arranged while your staying with us s can guided half and whole day walks with our rangers.
Littlies and Pets
Unlike most five star luxury accommodation can accept up to 2 well behaved pets by prior arrangement. Our properties are absolutely immaculate and our guests appreciate the opportunity to experience a luxury stay with a pet for a supplementary charge. We also understand the quirks of modern families and that mums and dads with babes in arms want to be pampered from time to time when babysitters are not always on hand to let you escape for some true me time. We can provide a cot on request and have two secret full size single beds which conceal away into an antique Napoleonic styled sofa if required for 2 chlldren up to 12, strictly by prior arrangement and for a supplement.
Anniversaries,Proposal Stays, Minimoons, Babymoons and Honeymoons
Popping the question, celebrating a marriage, looking for ideas to spoil someone, a reconnection stay or a celebration is the perfect excuse to choose Knoydart Hide. If there’s something you want to arrange, champagne on arrival, boat trips, a days stalking with a camera, wildlife guide, a remote picnic just ask – we are here to make your experience at Knoydart Hide your best one yet.
“Feel utterly spoiled, totally recharged and wonderfully in love, thank you Knoydart Hide”
“Arrived with Mr Xand left and with my husband. Champagne, hot tub, stars – Just perfect we will be back very soon”
“The Hide is so thoughtfully designed. Very private with everything we could want for our honeymoon. Massages excellent and wow what a luxury bedroom and spa. Feeling pampered!”
“Very deserving of its accolade as most romantic bolthole, well done Jackie and Ian for creating an oasis of calm to escape too, back in September”