The gorgeous sitting room area benefits from a fabulous, semi-circular sofa, perfect for coming together to sit and chat, play games, or catch up on your favourite film or series. You’ll find four Samsung Smart TV’s, each with a selection of Sky TV channels and movies on demand (charges apply). In addition, there’s a LG Bluetooth speaker in the lounge and all bedrooms to create the soundtrack to your holiday.
The perfectly formed Poggenpohl kitchen, in shades of grey and white, is home to everything you could possibly need to rustle up a feast. Packed with Siemens appliances to make mealtimes run smoothly, it’s also home to some luxurious extras such as a Dualit 3-in-1 espressivo coffee machine, to ensure you’ll have everything to hand during your stay.
The spacious dining area lies to one side of the kitchen, perfect for celebratory dinner parties and laid-back breakfasts alike.
There are three stunning bedrooms to choose from, each swathed in bedding from the Mascioni hotel collection.
On the ground floor is a twin room.
A winding staircase leads to first floor master and second bedrooms. The Master boasts a comfy super king bed with delightful private balcony – the perfect spot for coffee with a view. The second first floor bedroom contains a double bed. Both bedrooms have tall, vaulted ceilings making them wonderfully airy.
Well equipped, each bedroom has a Samsung Smart TV with a selection of Sky channels, a safe and a well-stocked automatic mini bar, along with a phone in all rooms should you wish to contact the duty manager on site.
There are two wet rooms, one on the ground floor and one on the first floor. Both wet rooms feature Temple Spa products and a Toto washlet in the downstairs wet room, which combines wellness, cleanliness and sustainability and Hansgrohe rainfall drench showers as well as underfloor heating.
With stunning views, the Lodge has a wonderful decking area that comes complete with table and chairs, the perfect spot for a lazy afternoon, together with your own private, bubbling hot tub – the ultimate spot to unwind and watch twilight descend over the water. In addition, there are picnic spaces, firebaskets and use of a shared barbeque hut.
Ardlui is accessed via a secure code protected gated entrance. Each lodge has parking for two cars. There are facilities on site for charging electric vehicles (tokens are available at reception).
On the water
We realise that your stay at Ardlui is only part of your holiday adventure with water sports for many, as your prime focus. Well you’ve come to the right place. We at Ardlui Retreat aim to provide for all your needs. There’s jet ski hire, paddle board hire, kayak hire and a diving trampoline for hours of water-filled fun (subject to availability). Additional activities include half day water skiing, wakeboarding and speed boat tours. Please be advised these activities are in high demand during the summer months and should be booked in advance to avoid disappointment. Why not hire a 10-person luxury Azimut 43-foot flybridge yacht for a tour of the Loch. A fine dining experience on the yacht would be an unforgettable experience (subject to license and availability).
On the land
On dry land, there’s a motorhome for hire, perfect for exploring around Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. If you’re feeling more energetic, hire the mountain bikes and explore at your leisure. Why not take the ferry to the West Highland Way to follow the paths of this famous walk?
Please note the rental price of the property does not include certain services and facilities which have additional costs such as: hire of the yacht, water skis, diving trampoline, water sports and equipment, motorhome and bike hire, mini bar, nightly berthing costs and launch fees. These facilities are subject to availability.
A state-of-the art gym with Technogym equipment and sun stand hire is there to help you keep fit. The gym being shared with other guests at the Retreat can be booked in advance to particular timeslots.
Technogym Personal Treadmills:
Ardlui Retreat has a state-of-the-art air-conditioned gymnasium with 24-hour access, the equipment comprises of Technogym run personal treadmills designed by Antonio Citterio with 21.5” screens with integrated loudspeakers to let you watch, listen and interact while training, without any distractions. These treadmills are suitable for beginners and sport professionals alike, each treadmill comes with a touchscreen and virtual live trainer who will guide you through a one on one session, offering encouragement and suggesting the level of intensity, which you are free to follow or change.
Technogym Bike Personal:
Why not try our bike personal bikes and get more engagement and motivation than ever with a personal trainer at your fingertips that will guide you through a one-on-one session, choose among techno sessions, routines, beautiful outdoor scenery, and reach your best shape.
Technogym Skillrow Rower:
Our Skillrow rower developed with professional athletes improves both your cardio and power with diverse total body workouts and with the most realistic rowing feel in its class. Download the Skillrow app before your workout and then dive straight into the action. Pick a challenge, train with the best and get real-time feedback on your performance metrics. Everything you need to train like a champion is in the Skillrow app, choose from goal oriented (time, distance, calories and repetitions) interval training and TNT programmes developed by exercise professionals.
Rack personal ensures maximum safety thanks to the innovative smart lock and precision glide systems, allowing user friendly barbell support locking and a smooth, fluid sliding movement of the safety bars. It also includes an ergonomic, chrome plated steel bar pull up with multi grip. Your personal rack ensures an effective and safe strength training system.
There is daily housekeeping available during your stay at an additional charge, there is also a duty manager who lives on site and is always ready to help you.
Babies and children
Babies and children are most welcome – highchairs and travel cots are available on request.
Owing to our rural location, WiFi connectivity is very weak. There is an option to hire a commercial SIM for the duration of your stay at an additional cost subject to availability. Premium WiFi if required will incur an additional charge of £5.00 per day per device.
The premises are licensed for the sale of alcohol in terms of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 for which the proprietors carry responsibility as licence holders. We would respectfully remind you that the consumption of guests’ own alcohol is strictly prohibited. Only alcohol purchased on site or pre-ordered at the time of booking can be consumed within the accommodation and grounds.