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10 Ways to Rekindle the Romance in Eriska

Posted by Christina Jacobsen on May 28, 2013 4:51:00 PM

I had a phone call a few days ago, and they asked me if the hotel was well liked by couples looking to relax and enjoy a proper getaway. And I thought, YES absolutely!

Eriska's LandscapeHaving talked to a few guests and their plans for their stay, we decided to list some of the things couples enjoy doing when they come for a weekend, whether it is for a few days away from the hectic life of work or celebrating an anniversary. We have listed just some of the things you can do when staying at Eriska for all year round and some tips to actually leave the ever present world behind for a weekend. You will undoubtedly find your own ways of making it worth remembering.


10 Ways to Rekindle the Romance in Eriska.

  1. Enjoy long meals together, spend time in the morning and just chat over a long breakfast.

  2. Curl up together by the fireplace in the hall/lounge in the hotel with a good book. The hotel has many books to borrow away and can be found throughout the hotel. 

  3. Take some time off the iPhone and iPad when you are here and enjoy each others company.

  4. Book a spa treatment together, it is the ultimate relaxation. A holistic total body care massage lasts for 85 minutes and will leave both body and soul in harmony.  

  5. Enjoy a relaxing evening in the hot tub - the spa suites come with their own garden and hot tub and are strictly for couples. 

  6. Go for a picnic together! The island has many treasured spots to settle down for a bite, the food is prepared by the kitchen to take away and maps of the island are available at the reception.

  7. Challenge each other in a mini tournament of putting, winner gets to chose next week's favourite TV show or where the next restaurant visit goes.

  8. Go for a day-trip to the surrounding islands, Scotland's West Coast host impressive scenery with beautiful beaches, the romantic Eilean Donan Castle on the Isle of Skye, and rich history and culture to be experienced on the isles of Mull and Iona.

  9. Spend an evening by the bar in the concervatory and wait for the badgers to come visit the steps.

10. Sit by the cairn at Eriska to watch the sunset (which is around 22:00 these days).

Eriska's Wine ListComing to Eriska you will have time for at least two of these 'activities' if not more. As one of our guests said; "All in all, Eriska is a lovely spot to spend some time relaxing, eating well, and curling up by the log fires with a good book".

Eriska has so many places waiting to be explored and is the perfect escape for those in need of some pampering, sea air, delicious food and good wine.  describe the image

Topics: Anniversary Getaway, Perfect Anniversary Getaway, scenery, castle

Isle of Eriska - The Perfect Anniversary Getaway

Posted by Beppo Buchanan-Smith on May 14, 2013 6:00:00 PM


We hope you have had a wonderful start of your week,

Name the otterAs you may know, we recently celebrated our 40th anniversary at Eriska, a wonderful 40 years that are worth celebrating, by putting up a bronze otter at our otter point on the west side of island! We are still looking for a suitable name for him, and you can enter the name our otter campaign before the 31st May by liking our facebook page, or by clicking at the button below.  

Enter our Competition

So why do we celebrate anniversaries? There is something about anniversaries that is special. Anniversaries, by definition, commemorate important events in our lives. They are milestones of so many things; achievement, happiness, commitment, loss, and sadness but maybe most of all they are celebrated in great happiness. They may be wedding anniversaries, the day you got engaged, a special achievement or a birthday – they are all anniversaries that should be recognised and celebrated. They are ways of reliving an experience or even the very start of new ones.  Anniversaries are important, not just because they celebrate an earlier event, but because they help us relive it.

It may all sound straightforward, but in today’s fast phased work and family life, we tend to forget these very important dates. You may find yourself in the position where you realise just in time or you find your self in the position of making up for the forgotten anniversary, for those reasons have a look at our two easy tips to remember the important day;

  • Create the 'dates really worth remembering' calendar on your smart phone or in your diary

  • Set an alarm for it! – In this digital age almost anything is possible, maybe more importantly, set that alarm a month ahead so that you can start to plan for that unforgettable anniversary celebration.

Why not come to us at Eriska for that special anniversary getaway to celebrate? If you have been with us before you can book to relive that special moment, or if you are thinking of coming for the first time, we would love to make it truly unforgettable. At Isle of Eriska you can celebrate in beautiful surroundings and make new memories worth sharing.   


There is more to life than increasing its speed, and at Eriska you can truly relax and enjoy time with your family and loved ones. Walks around the island is a brilliant way to relax and also explore as the weather is slowly getting better.  

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Topics: Isle of Eriska Hotel, Anniversary Getaway, Perfect Anniversary Getaway, scenery, Celebrate