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12 Luxury Honeymoon Destinations in Scotland

Looking to spend your honeymoon holiday in style? With rolling hills, dramatic landscapes and impressive lochs, Scotland makes the perfect luxury honeymoon destination for couples looking to unwind after their wedding.

Choose from an array of luxury honeymoon accommodation. There's everything from five-star hotel suites, luxury honeymoon cabins and cottages, to more unusual honeymoon accommodation. We've handpicked a selection of places so you can celebrate your Scottish honeymoon in style. It's also not uncommon to take the wee ones along with you these days, so if you're looking for suitable luxury honeymoons with a baby, there's plenty options too.

Honeymoon breaks in Scotland don't have to break the bank. You can still enjoy a magical getway with the finer elements included if you're looking for a luxury honeymoon on a budget. Scotland is the ultimate honeymoon destination, from city breaks in our historic capital and the finest hotels in our coastal hotspots, to cooring up in a log fire cottage in the rural Highlands and experiencing true romance among ancient Caledonian pine forests in the Cairngorms National Park, you're spoilt for choice.

Luxury Honeymoon Hotels in Scotland

Checking into a luxury hotel is the ultimate indulgence. With guarenteed comfort and a dedicated team of staff looking after you, it's a great option for couples who want to sit back and relax. With so many high-end hotels to choose from, Scotland is the perfect destination for a luxury honeymoon in the UK.

1. Dunkeld House Hotel, Perthshire - Nestled on the banks of the River Tay, this luxury hotel boasts 280 acres of natural woodland for couples to explore. Dunkeld House Hotel has a rich history that's entwined with Scottish dukes, noblemen, and even royalty. Queen Victoria stayed here on many a trip to Scotland, and described the residence in her journals. Step back in time and enjoy the grandeur of days gone by, taking in the hotel's decadent period features and stunning luxury suites. Set in the tranquil Scottish countryside, this will be a honeymoon to remember.

2. The Scotsman Hotel, Edinburgh - If an inner-city escape is more what you're looking for, check in to The Scotsman Hotel located in central Edinburgh. Each stunning suite is unique, reflecting the history and character of the former publishing house. Indulge in the ultimate opulent stay, dine at the sleek Grand Cafe, or visit the restored cinema nestled below the hotel for a vintage film experience. With grand features such as the marble entrance staircase and stained-glass windows - it's the ideal luxury hotel for your honeymoon in the city.

3. Isle of Raasay Distillery, Isle of Raasay - Borodale House is a boutique hotel set in the lovingly restored Isle of Raasay Distillery. With five opulent en-suite rooms to choose from, and stunning views over the Isle of Skye, it makes for the perfect luxury honeymoon hotel to get away from it all. Explore the natural wonders and historic sites of the island, then retreat back into the cosy executive lounge for a wee dram together. Don't forget to take a tour of the distillery and sample some of the finest whisky Scotland has to offer.

4. The Lodge on Loch Lomond, Argyll & Bute -  Situated in a charming sandy cove, The Lodge on Loch Lomond offers panoramic views of Scotland's most famous loch. This luxury hotel offers a range of spa experiences for honeymooners to enjoy, such as a jacuzzi, steam room, and sauna. The award-winning waterfront restaurant boasts two AA Rosettes, and its menu features some of the finest local ingredients.

Luxury Honeymoon Lodges

Langass Lodge North Uist

For a more intimate setting, why not book into a luxurious chalet, picturesque cabin, or a lodge with a hot tub for your Scottish honeymoon? Here are a few examples of what Scotland has to offer:

5. The Stonehouses Ullapool, Ross & Cromarty - Perched atop a hill that overlooks Loch Broom out to The Summer Isles, The Stonehouses of Ullapool make the perfect luxurious honeymoon getaway. A hideaway in the trees, the cottages act as the perfect base for exploring the highlands and nearby town of Ullapool. After a day of exploring, snuggle up together by the wood-burning stoves and enjoy unrivalled panoramic views.

6. Dalriada Luxury Lodges, Aberdeenshire - Settled on the north east coast of Scotland are the Dalriada Luxury Lodges. Take a well-deserved break by the sea and enjoy a luxury romantic honeymoon together. Each self-contained luxury lodge comes with its own private deck, perfect for enjoying the stunning sea views or stargazing in the evening. Explore the impressive grounds of Dunnottar Castle or watch the colonies of puffins and guillemots on the Fowlsheugh Cliffs nature reserve

Luxury Honeymoon Cottages in Scotland

Pennan village

Luxury honeymoon accommodation doesn't have to mean grand. Why not consider staying in a cottage? Here's a selection of some great honeymoon cottages, perfect for a luxury adventure with all the comforts of home: 

7. Beach Cottage, Isle of Lewis - Grandeur awaits you at Beach Cottage on the Isle of Lewis. Just a stone's throw away from Dalbeg beach, and complete with all the mod cons, it's the ultimate luxury honeymoon accommodation. Designed to capture the natural light and seas view, the cottage's luxurious interiors create a calm atmosphere. Perfectly situated with easy access to neighbouring islands and surrounding croft land, this rural retreat is an idyllic escape for newlyweds.

8. The Rock House, Isle of Harris - Just across the water likes The Rock House, set in the Borve Valley on the Isle of Lewis. This unusual dwelling was built with natural materials found in the landscape and is almost camouflaged with its turf roof. A luxury honeymoon cottage that is truly exceptional inside and out, with sophisticated furnishings made from driftwood and natural textiles. Floor to ceiling windows let the sea view roll in, and with cosy interiors it's the ultimate romantic hideaway for honeymooners.

9. The Invergarry, Aberdeenshire - Originally built as a tiny gardener's cottage in 1908, The Invergarry has been extended into a luxury cottage, perfect for honeymoons. With a private garden, chimenea area and enclosed hot tub, couples can enjoy relaxation undisturbed. The interiors are sumptuous and a mix of old and new, with a freestanding bath, underfloor heating and bi-folding doors which allow you to open up the living space.

Unique Luxury Honeymoon Accommodation

Fonab Castle, Pitlochry

Fonab Castle, Pitlochry

On the lookout for something a little different for your luxury honeymoon? Scotland is full of unique places to stay for adventurous couples. Check out some of the many quirky accommodation options we have for you here:

10. Aikwood Tower, Selkirk - This elaborate 16th-century tower has been revamped to provide the ultimate luxury experience. If you're looking to have a unique luxury honeymoon in Scotland, this could be the place! Feel like royalty as you and your partner descend the spiral staircase into the great hall, to relax together in front of the roaring fire. You can opt for self-catering or choose to be waited on with fine food and drink by the Aikwood Tower team.

11. Eagle Brae Log Cabins, Beauly - For a unique luxury honeymoon idea, why not consider the Eagle Brae log cabins. This eco-resort is entirely powered by renewables and consists of 10 hand-carved cabins. With 8,000 acres of untouched wilderness to explore and a range of amenities nearby, there's plenty to do. The Parus cabin, in particular, is the most romantic - as the highest cabin it boasts incredible views. Cosy up beside the crackling fire and enjoy the natural beauty around you for a tranquil honeymoon.

12. The Four Sisters Boatel, Edinburgh - Ever considered having your luxury honeymoon on a houseboat? You can do just that on The Four Sisters Boatel. A truly unique experience for couples who want alternative accommodation. The modern interior is a mix of comfort and luxury, with sumptuous bedding and fittings. The houseboat is also great for those on a budget, offering a more affordable luxury honeymoon option.

Not quite what you're looking for? From ancient castles to pretty lighthouses, Scotland has plenty of unique places to stay to make your honeymoon extra special.