Voted one of the top seven islands in the world by CNN no less, Arran is a tranquil paradise just a couple of hours from Glasgow.
And with its luxurious spa, two swimming pools and three restaurants, Auchrannie Resort is definitely the island’s flagship destination.
Sample some true Scottish luxury for yourself with this Big Deal for an overnight stay there with full use of leisure facilities and the option of including breakfast and dinner.
Magical island getaway
Auchrannie Resort is a very special place. Renowned for its service and facilities, it made headlines at the beginning of the year by becoming Scotland’s first employee owned resort – meaning every member of staff is invested in making your experience there the best it possibly can be.
With three restaurants, a luxurious spa, two indoor swimming pools, a fitness suite, a sports hall and a children’s play barn filled with activities for kids, guests of all ages are spoiled for choice for things to do at Auchrannie Resort. Dogs are welcome too and even have their own area in the bar to hang out in.
Despite its island location, Auchrannie is very easy to get to, both by driving and public transport. The ferry to Brodick leaves from Ardrossan Train Station and there’s a free shuttle bus waiting to take guests without cars to the resort which is just a mile from the centre of Brodick.
Overnight stay with breakfast
There are twelve options for this Big Deal for an overnight stay at Auchrannie Resort, meaning you’ve got plenty of choices available to you.
Options one to three are for a stay in a double room on a room-only basis, choosing from a standard, superior or executive room respectively.
Options four to six are for a stay in a double room on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis, choosing from a standard, superior or executive room respectively.
Options seven to nine are for a stay in a twin room on a room-only basis, choosing from a standard, superior or executive room respectively.
Options ten to twelve are for a stay in a twin room on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis, choosing from a standard, superior or executive room respectively.
See something you like? We hope so – all options come with full use of leisure facilities.
Valid from 3rd September until 23rd December, this deal is available at the perfect time to enjoy Arran in the fully glory of autumn or as a frosty winter wonderland.
Auchrannie Resort is renowned for the high standards of its numerous facilities. Every inch of the resort is slick, modern and carefully attended to.
All bedrooms have comfortable beds with Egyptian cotton linen, a selection of hot drinks, bathrobes, Arran Aromatics toiletries, a TV and free WiFi.
Rooms in the house hotel and spa resort are available on this Big Deal subject to availability.
Choice of three Restaurants
There are three restaurants within Auchrannie resort. Cruize Bar & Brasserie serves a menu of traditional favourites and freshly prepared homemade pizzas and pastas and has a children’s menu and games area for kids, comfortable couches to relax on, a roaring fire to curl up beside and sunshine terrace to enjoy in the summer.
Brambles Seafood + Grill serves produce which is sourced as locally as possible. It only uses free range chicken, 21 day hung beef and fresh seafood. Open all day, guests also have the option of enjoying a coffee by the fire or a glass of wine on the terrace. A children’s menu is also available.
Eighteen69, open Thursday to Monday, serves a menu of Scottish themed tapas in the hotel’s glasshouse overlooking the gardens.
The dinner, bed and breakfast options include a £22.50 per person spend in any of the restaurants. The spend cannot be carried over to another night.
Spa and leisure facilities
Auchrannie Resort has leisure facilities within the hotel as well as a separate spa, The ASPA, which is a haven of luxury and relaxation and offers a number of treatments using ESPA and Ishga products.
Both the hotel and spa resort have a 20 metres pool all the family can enjoy. Other spa facilities include steam rooms, a sanarium and saunas. Guests who would like to keep up with their fitness can check out the resort’s gym which has a wide selection of cardio and resistance equipment, along with classes and activities. The sports hall accommodates team sports such as football, basketball, and tennis.
Auchrannie is heaven for wee ones, who can spend time having fun in the resort’s Play Barn which has three tier indoor mega softplay, an external play and picnic area, a teen zone, internet area, big screen TV, library and WI-FI and snacks and drinks and snacks in ‘The Trough’ cafe. The comfort and fun of kids is catered to throughout the hotel, including the leisure area and Cruize and Brambles restaurants.
Children are welcome to come along on this Big Deal. An extra supplement will be charged.
Isle of Arran
It’s not just us who claim Arran to be one of the best islands in the world – it beat Santorini and Capri to to be named the island with the best hotels in Europe (Auchrannie playing an important role in this), plus American news outlet CNN placed Arran in its Seven Best Islands In The World For Day Trips list.
Often referred to as ‘Scotland in miniature’ due to its rugged mountains in the north and rolling hills and farmland in the south, Arran is considered to have all the best qualities of Scotland contained in one compact island.
There’s numerous outdoor activities available on the spectacular island, including walking, cycling, golf, and kayaking.
Arran is also unique in the number of quality produce that is made on the island, including Arran Aromatics toiletries, Arran Cheese, Whisky and Arran beer. Guests at Auchrannie can visit the business’s shops and its distillery and brewery.
One glance at the reviews of Auchrannie Resort on TripAdvisor leave absolutely no doubt of how much its highly regarded reputation is deserved. Currently the hotel has an excellent overall rating of 4.5 stars out of five. Here are some recent reviews:
‘Excellent. From start to finish this has been an excellent return visit. The room was beautiful, comfortable and had all facilities required with extra touches, the ESPA was even better than I remember — thank you Sarah for a fabulous massage, the relaxation room being the best I have ever experienced. Delicious food and superb service at every encounter made this a lovely return to Auchrannie. Thank you.’
‘Acknowledged as the flagship hotel of Arran, one of the most beautiful islands in Europe. The hotel has two leisure clubs with pools, a spa and an outdoor adventure centre. Large rooms, very good food.’
‘Fantastic. On a respite break, stayed overnight wish it was longer but next time definitely will be, we stayed in the spa accommodation it was absolutely super, the front desk staff, bar staff and spa staff are all amazing, found steak prices a bit OTT but all other choices on the menu in general was pretty alright, I especially loved the cocktails, our room was amazing, very clean and had all that we required, very tastefully decorated and great shower, all in all we were very well rested and the batteries recharged so to speak. We will be back, keep up the good work Auchrannie resort.’
Escape to Arran
For an overnight stay in a fantastic resort on one of Scotland’s most beautiful, easily accessible islands, you simply can’t go wrong with this Big Deal. With full use of the leisure facilities included, you can enjoy a thoroughly relaxing escape.
Add dinner and breakfast, and you’ve got the full package.
If you would like to treat your partner to a romantic getaway, then this would be the perfect opportunity.