Luxury Lodges in Scotland are becoming a sought-after accommodation type for those looking to move away from the traditional hotel experience.

Lodges are fantastic for luxury getaways as they usually are located in areas, off the beaten track, that hotels can’t get close to. With this comes stunning, unrestricted views and a ton of privacy which makes them perfect for romantic getaways. 

There are various types of luxury lodges in Scotland, but in this article, we’re going to explore some of the highest quality luxury lodges we could find – and the destination?


Why Luxury Scottish Lodges are Sought After?

Scotland is home to 150 million visitors each year (pre-pandemic). Since the coronavirus pandemic, domestic tourism has had a massive boost with UK citizens looking for luxury staycations and Scotland has much to offer. 

The vast majority of the search volume worldwide is for cities like Glasgow and Edinburgh, and from the USA there were 534,000 visits to Edinburgh and the Lothian region in 2019.

With Lochs, Lakes, Highlands and Castles, Scotland has a ton to offer and in this article, we’re going to look at some of the best, luxury lodges available for luxury holiday seekers.

7 of Our Favourite Luxury Lodges in Scotland

The Lodges on Loch Ness, Foyers | From £400 /night

One of our favourite luxury lodges in Scotland. This lodge is perfectly positioned on Loch Ness overlooking the water and surrounding hills.

Perfectly set into Scottish nurture, it offers two bedrooms and is perfect for a stress-free, romantic break. It comes with a fully services hot tub, which overlooks the Loch and is perfect for stays all year round.

  • The nearest airport is Inverness just 25 miles away.
  • Hot tub with perfect views
  • Set in the countryside within 1 mile of shops
  • Perfect for a relaxing family getaway or a romantic break

Learn more about this lodge on

Crieff Hydro Lodges, Perthshire | From £390/night

Crieff Hydro offers a variety of lodges across Scotland, and above you can see the images from the MacFarlane Lodge which is in close proximity to the Crieff Hydro hotel and its amenities including the pool and spa which is a short walk away.

Set within the Crieff Hydro resort, there are a ton of nature trails, walks, hikes and Action Glen which offers a host of activities including quad biking, archery and shooting, all surrounded by wonderful Scottish countryside.

  • A 1-hour drive from Edinburgh Airport
  • Set in the Crieff Hydro report with a host of luxury amenities
  • Great for getting out into nature.
  • Perfect for a relaxing family getaway or a romantic break

Learn more about this lodge on Crieff Hydro.

Hilltop Lodge, Scottish Highlands | From £750/night

Hilltop Lodge is masterfully perched overlooking the stunning Scottish Highlands surrounded by 5.5 acres of private grounds. This stunning lodge is totally unique and is located 90-minutes from both Edinburgh and Glasgow airports. This lodge is stunning inside and out and is perfect for luxury getaways with family and friends.

With ample outdoor seating, a picturesque swing chair and firepit this contemporary deck is perfect for evening sunsets overlooking the highland valley and the River Tay.

  • A 90-minute drive from Edinburgh Airport
  • Stunning views across the Scottish Highlands
  • Miele appliances throughout the property
  • Perfect for large groups and private parking for 5 cars

Learn more about this lodge on Oliver’s Travels.

Cameron North Lodge, Loch Lomond | From £620/night

This property, Cameron North Lodge may ring a bell. That is because it sits in the stunning, world-renowned grounds of the 5 star Cameron House Hotel. With a recently renovated extension with unobstructed views over the private Loch Lomond.

Cameron North Lodge feels like it has its own private Loch at the end of the garden, as no other properties overlook the stunning back garden. Situated a short distance to a ton of local attractions such as Stirling Castle, Glengoyne Distillery, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Blair Drummond Safari Park, there’s a ton to keep your trip interesting.

  • A 20-minute drive from Glasgow Airport
  • A 2-minute walk from the nearest bar and golf course
  • Great for getting out into the Scottish Highlands
  • Perfect for a relaxing family getaway or group escapes

Learn more about this lodge on Oliver’s Travels.

Smithy Croft , Carrbridge | From £230/night

Smithy Croft is a stunning, 10-bed lodge that sits aside the River Dulnain. Located in Carrbridge, a quaint village surrounded by natural scenery and home to the Cairngorms National Park.

The village regularly hosts music concerts, and a host of festivals to cater to all tastes, from the Carrbridge Live Art and Music Festival to the Scottish Open Chainsaw Carving Championship – they’re all accessible from this lodge!

  • 1-hour drive from Highlands & Islands Airports
  • Located in Carrbridge and set in stunning natural beauty
  • Great for getting out into nature and star gazing
  • Perfect for a relaxing family getaway, groups, or a romantic break

Learn more about this lodge on Caledonian Escapes.

The Oyster Lodge, Loch Tay | From £265/night

Oyster Lodge is a wonderfully secluded boathouse nestled on stilts on the waters of Loch Tay – which is actually the largest body of fresh water in Perth and Kinross.

This lodge is glass fronted, looking over the lake for picturesque mornings and evenings, alongside a private hot tub (with these stunning views) King-sized beds and Egyptian cotton linen, this lodge is perfect for a luxury getaway and a way to escape the hustle and bustle of your day to day life.

  • 2-hour drive from Edinburgh Airport
  • Comes with a private hot tub with Loch views.
  • Set on Loch Tay, the sixth-largest Loch in Scotland
  • Great for getting out into nature, water sports, and hiking.
  • Perfect for a relaxing family getaway, small groups, or a romantic break

Learn more about this lodge on Loch Tay.

Knoydart House, Knoydart | From £150/night

Knoydart House Studio Room is a romantic getaway perfect for stargazing your evenings away. It’s located in Inverie a small beautiful village that lies on the north side of Loch Nevis.

With options to sample fresh scallops and other seafood from Loch, alongside visiting The Old Forge, which is the most remote pub in mainland Britain. This lodge will take you back to nature whilst providing luxury creature comforts inside the property.

  • 3-hour drive from Glasgow Airport
  • 5 minutes from the pier, amenities, and The Old Forge Pub
  • Great for getting out into nature and walks on the Loch.
  • Perfect for a relaxing romantic break

Learn more about this lodge on Knoydart House.

Visiting Luxury Scotland

As you can see, Scotland is host to some wonderful luxury lodges. If lodges aren’t your thing, there are a ton of hotels and other rentals to enjoy which we’ll discuss in another article.

Have you visited? Where’s your top luxury spots in Scotland – tell us in the comments!

I’ll also leave you with this promo, by Visit Scotland… Enjoy!