Romantic Retreats | A Handpicked Selection of the most Romantic Places to Stay

Romantic holiday cottages in Scotland and romantic holiday accommodation in Scotland

Romantic Retreats is one of the leading websites for romantic holiday cottages and romantic holiday accommodation in Scotland. Our aim is to find you the cutest, most stylish or simply most irresistable romantic holiday accommodation.

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The Turbine House, Loch Caolisport

Sleeps 2 - Originally built to provide power to Ellary Estate, the Turbine House has recently been converted to provide luxury accommodation for couples in a romantic setting. Relax on the comfy sofas in the open plan lounge / kitchen with large patio doors or take in the scenery from a spacious decking area with views of the stream and the Loch in the distance. There is a comfortable bedroom and high spec bathroom giving this cottage a real sense of luxury. Late availability options - please contact the estate directly on 01880 770232 for details. Read more...


Goose Cottage, Oban

Sleeps 2 – This pint-sized getaway is perfect for couples looking for a cosy break away by one of Scotland’s most beautiful harbour towns. Goose Cottage is a charming holiday bolt hole on the edge of a loch. It offers peace and tranquillity, and a little luxury for good measure. Read more...


The Coach House, Oban

Sleeps 2 to 4 – We think Oban is one of the prettiest towns in Britain and this retreat is a great place to enjoy a break. The Coach House has been created to please people who want to get away and like a bit of pampering. It has its own wood-burning stove and oak floors, and is a top spot for people who want a Scottish escape. Read more...


Garden Cottage, Isle of Scalpay

Sleeps 2 to 4 – We think this place is pretty special. The Isle of Scalpay is a Scottish island, home to two families and one of our favourite romantic retreats. If you like waking up to a view of the sea then this could be an ideal destination for your break, set just back from the shoreline. Garden Cottage is a hideaway with a long stretching view of the water and a warming atmosphere inside, all set in peaceful gardens. Read more...


Keepers Cottage, Isle of Scalpay

Sleeps 2 to 6 – As runaway destinations go, this has got to be one of the best. The Isle of Scalpay is a peaceful Scottish island and, right on the beach, just 20 metres from the sea, is the lovely Keepers Cottage. Read more...


Cuil Moss Cottage, near Fort William

Sleeps 2 – If you are the kind of couple who want a really dramatic escape, and a place that will stay with you, then Cuil Moss Cottage could be the one. It would certainly make an ideal mini-moon destination. We were won over by the views from this former shepherd’s bothy, with Scotland’s most famous mountains nearby and a whole lot of countryside to explore. Yes please. Read more...


Treetop House, near Ullapool

Sleeps 2 to 3 – If you are looking for a truly inspiring escape then we think we’ve found the place for you. Treetop House is like nothing you have ever seen before, hand-crafted with a true designer’s eye. It is sat up by a gorge with a tumbling stream and panoramic views of the sea and island vistas of the West Highlands. This retreat is just over an hour from Inverness airport, so it’s an easy hop from London, and only a ten minute stroll to Ullapool. Our writer is in love with this place. Read more...


The Garden Rooms, Aberdeenshire

Sleeps 2 - When we really want an escape, a drive through Scotland is about as liberating as we can imagine. The scenery is stunning, the villages are charming, the roads are quiet and there is boundless space to help clear your head. We have handpicked The Garden Rooms as one of our top northern retreats. It offers undiscovered romantic luxury, far away from the everyday. Read more...


Hill Cottage, Durness near Cape Wrath

Sleeps 2 - With uninterrupted views of the sea loch and mountains beyond, Hill Cottage offers stunning self-catering accommodation in one of the UK’s most breathtaking settings. This is self-catering indulgence at its best and provides you with the highest standard of luxury accommodation. It features two baths – both designed to accommodate two people – one of which is outdoors on the secluded patio area overlooking the sea. Special Offer: mention Romantic Retreats when booking and receive a free bottle of bubbly to enjoy in the solar bath under the starlit sky! Read more...


Beach Bay Cottage, Carnish, Uig Isle of Lewis

Sleeps 2 – This is one of the most charismatic retreats we know and will provide you with a luxury break to remember. Set among the stunning scenery of the Island of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides, Beach Bay Cottage is a really beautiful retreat stepped just back from the white sands of Uig Bay. Read more...


Holyrood Cottage, Edinburgh

Sleeps 2 – The beautiful city of Edinburgh is one of our favourites and for a romantic break Holyrood Cottage makes an ideal retreat. This pintsized little sanctuary is nestled by Holyrood Park, in a quiet spot where you can relax. And when you’re ready to see the sights and check out the restaurants, the city’s Royal Mile is just a stone’s throw away. Read more...