General

Machrihanish Dunes. Scotland’s Award-Winning Seaside Resort.

Luxurious stone cottages, two lovingly restored historic hotels, the world’s most natural golf course, five restaurants and pubs, and a rejuvenating full-service spa. Together they make up Scotland’s most heralded luxury resort. Machrihanish Dunes has been recognized more than 35 times for its excellence since it opened in 2009. Including the “Best Hotel” award and characteristically high golf course rankings the resort most recently received in 2015.

Why do people love golf breaks at this place so much? Is it the natural beauty? The challenge of the pure links golf course? The stunning rooms and fresh local fare served in the restaurants? It’s all of that. Combined with the genuine friendliness of staff who truly care about each and every guest.

Begin planning your Golf Breaks to Machrihanish Dunes now and experience it all for yourself.

The Ugadale Hotel

Once regarded as the pinnacle of luxury accommodation in the west of Scotland. The Ugadale Hotel has been restored to its former glory and now serves as the centerpiece of The Village at Machrihanish Dunes. In its heyday The Ugadale Hotel regularly welcomed captains of industry and their families. Who descended on Machrihanish for summer holidays with their steamer trunks and visions of relaxing times on the beach and golf links. Today, twenty-two stunning guest rooms and suites are finished to the highest standard. To pamper guests in an atmosphere of casual elegance combined with modern amenities, historic charm and unmatched natural beauty.

Imagine waking up in the morning to views of the sparkling Atlantic and the Hebridean islands of Islay and Jura out your window. Enjoying a hearty Scottish breakfast. Then making your way to the first tee or enjoying a soothing spa treatment. Or setting off on some other worthy adventure. From your home base at The Ugadale, all the beauty and rejuvenating activities that define the Kintyre peninsula will be but moments from your door.

And when it’s time to kick back, the hotel will please even the most discriminating visitor. With its warm and inviting restaurant and pub in a private club setting. The Kintyre Club. After your dinner and a wee dram to cap things off, you’ll be quite sure that life cannot get any better than this.

In addition to its dining and spa facilities for guests, The Ugadale Hotel serves as an ideal venue for corporate golf, golf breaks and other kinds of get-togethers.

The Royal Hotel

A mere 5 miles from Machrihanish in the heart of Campbeltown. The Royal Hotel makes the most of its premier location overlooking Campbeltown Harbour. Guests at The Royal Hotel in Campbeltown enjoy unforgettable views of the harbour area. With its stone piers and scenic walkways. Within the hotel, you’ll find all the contemporary conveniences and amenities you’d expect in a modern luxury accommodation. Set in surroundings steeped in old-world elegance. In addition to its 23 sumptuously appointed guest rooms.

The Royal is also home to The Black Sheep Pub and the elegant Harbourview Grille. Which is sure to become recognised as one of the finest dining establishments in all of Kintyre. Shuttle service is available for guests who wish to stay “in town” but fancy a visit to The Ugadale Hotel and Cottages, Kintyre Club Restaurant, Serenity Spa, The Old Clubhouse Pub or the Machrihanish Dunes Golf Club.

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The Golf

Experience Golf The Way It Began.

Set hard against the Atlantic Ocean on Scotland’s west coast, the award-winning Machrihanish Dunes shares breathtaking views and a majestic dunescape with the neighbouring Machrihanish Golf Club, a world-top-100 course laid out in 1879 by Old Tom Morris himself. More than 100 years later, renowned present-day golf course architect, David McLay Kidd, realized a longstanding dream to build a second course and added to the number of Scottish links golf courses at Machrihanish Dunes. This “new” course, situated on pristine linksland protected by the Scottish government, offers you a rare opportunity to create and craft golf shots just as the men of Scotland did centuries ago, when they conceived the game, brought it to birth – and gave it to the world. Machrihanish Dunes encourages thought, creativity and imagination. For the golfer who accepts the invitation and the challenge, the reward is a truly unforgettable experience.

Machrihanish Dunes
Since opening in 2009, the golf links at “Mach Dunes” have received numerous recognitions as one of the great golfing experiences one will find anywhere in the world. We are humbled by these recognitions that include awards for excellence in overall experience, service, sustainability and of course–the quality of the golf course.