There are many superb diving areas around the coast of Scotland and in the Lochs but where is the best place to stay during your trip? Here we take a look at some of the accommodation available to diving enthusiasts located near to diving areas.
Lochcarron is a family run hotel that is perfectly located for those who wish to explore the area. The original part of the hotel dates back to the 1800's and sits in the Wester Ross area of the west coast Scotland that enjoys calm weather making it great for divers who come here. All rooms but one here are en-suite providing TV and hospitality tray, while many rooms have amazing views of the sea.
Guests at Lochcarron Hotel can relax in the lounge bar that offers views over the loch or enjoy a tipple while listening to live music that is staged at the hotel regularly. The hotel has a superb restaurant where guests can choose from a comprehensive menu, while events and parties are also catered for here. Many outdoor activities are available on the doorstep of this great hotel with Inverness just over an hour away. The hotel is close to 5 Bells Diving that is located in Lochcarron.
Rockvilla Guest House
This fabulous guest house was recently redecorated and offers superb en-suite accommodation for guests to enjoy. Most rooms offer amazing views over the loch, while features include colour TV and hospitality tray. Free Wi-Fi is available here plus the fabulous restaurant offers a comprehensive range of dishes for guests to enjoy including an organic breakfast.
Rockvilla will arrange transport from Inverness Airport, while this guest house is ideally located for those who love the outdoors and wish to pursue outdoor activities such as diving. Whether its adventure or relaxation you seek Rockvilla is the perfect place to rest your head.
Cuillin Hills Hotel Skye
This fabulous four star hotel is located in Portree on the Isle of Skye offering some of the most amazing views guests can imagine. The hotel hails back to 1882 and is set in fifteen acres of beautiful countryside that overlook the bay. The hotel offers twenty nine bespoke rooms all designed and decorated to a very high standard.
The View restaurant located at the hotel offers a real dining experience with many traditional Scottish fish dishes on the menu here. The Cuillin Hills Hotel is an ideal base for exploring the Isle of Skye, including those who wish to dive, while those who enjoy a little luxury when away will not be disappointed with this great four star hotel.
Allan Bank Bed and Breakfast
Allan Bank offers superb bed and breakfast accommodation for visitors to the Scottish borders including those who wish to pursue diving in the area. There are plenty of diving locations in this area including St Abbs, Eyemouth, which has some of the best dives in Europe and the Firth of Forth making this the ideal place to stay.
All rooms here are en-suite and beautifully decorated offering comfortable amenities for guests to enjoy. Rooms feature coffee and tea trays, flat screen TV, iPod docking station, complimentary toiletries and hair dryer.
Allan Bank has a great lounge area where guests may relax with a book or drink, while there is also plenty of literature provided featuring the surrounding area should guests require it. A range of offers are available at the website.
Hill Crest Bed and Breakfast
Hill Crest is located a short distance from the beach in Eyemouth and is an ideal accommodation for those who wish to enjoy diving in this popular area. Hillcrest offers four rooms plus also has onsite parking which is a real plus! Free Wi-Fi is also offered throughout the building.
Rooms here are very comfortable offering TV, hospitality tray, while breakfast is included in the price of the room. Hillcrest also has a family room plus a room featuring super king sized beds. Outdoor enthusiasts will find this great little bed and breakfast an ideal base for exploring the region, while price wise rooms here are really reasonable.
The Creggans Inn Loch Fyne
Loch Fyne is a great location for scuba diving in Scotland as it is the second longest sea loch in Scotland being some forty one miles long! Enthusiasts will be happy to learn that diving here is enabled all year round due to the loch being very sheltered. So, now we know the diving here is great where shall we stay?
The Creggans Inn is a family run establishment offering a lovely residents lounge where guests can relax while taking in the awesome views over the loch plus a further lounge that leads in to the dining area. Rooms offered here include garden view rooms, loch view rooms and superior loch view rooms. Room amenities feature TV, hospitality tray, Wi-Fi, en-suite facilities, luxury toiletries and hair dryer.
Dining at the Creggans is superb with one area offering an AA Rosette menu, while the other has a more relaxed bistro feel to it. Why not visit the Creggans website in order to view their special offers and packages.
Barriemore Guest House Oban
This beautiful guesthouse is located on Oban's picturesque sea front and is a three storey Victorian town house. The Falls of Lora sea loch is located close by where divers can experience a thrilling dive as the smooth outward appearance of this loch covers a somewhat more hectic dive than anticipated for most. In other words it is not for the inexperienced or faint hearted.
All rooms here have great views, are en-suite and are decorated to a very high standard. Barriemore has some of the best views in Oban with ships passing by regularly plus the view of the mountains is spectacular. Free off road parking is also offered here, while the guest house offers a comprehensive menu when it comes to serving breakfast. From family rooms to suites the accommodation here is fabulous!