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Natural Beauty the Scottish Seaside

Argyll, Scotland

Featuring what has been heralded as “The World’s Most Natural Golf Course,” Mach Dunes—located on the outer fringe of western Scotland—offers rich experiences in addition to its Great Britain & Ireland Top-100 rated course. Here, you’ll find the ultimate in “off-the-beaten- path” golf vacations, with golf courses, hotel accommodations, dining options, and off-course experiences that rival any in the world.


Experiences at Mach Dunes

The Village at Machrihanish Dunes is a magical place where you can reconnect with nature while reveling in accommodations that surround you with luxury. It offers dining, lodging, fitness and spa service providing visitors with one of Scotland’s most exciting golf and holiday resort experiences.


Our highly acclaimed 18-hole links course—designed by David McLay Kidd—offers breathtaking views and a challenging style of play.

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Two hotels and eight traditional cottages offer visitors to experience casual elegance and historic charm, along with a host of modern amenities.

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Enjoy everything from classic pub fare in a lively setting to more upscale dining options in five bar and restaurant options.

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The Ugadale Hotel features the Serenity Spa, where guests can take advantage of many soothing treatments and beauty services.


Nearby Cambeltown has a long and storied history as one of Scotland’s principal whisky producing regions. Whisky aficianados are steps away from special tasting opportunities.


From exploring nature trails, taking a stroll on the beaches of Kintyre or venturing out into the countryside, there is plenty to take in here.

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An Award-Winning Seaside Resort

Luxurious stone cottages, two lovingly restored historic hotels, the world’s most natural golf course, five restaurants and pubs, and a rejuvenating full-service spa—together they make up Scotland’s most heralded luxury resort. Machrihanish Dunes has been recognized more than 40 times for its excellence since it opened in 2009, not the least of which includes The Ugadale Hotel’s designation as “Best Hotel” for both 2015 and 2016, and our characteristically high (and always climbing) course rankings.

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Why do people love this place so much? Is it the natural beauty? The challenge of the pure links golf course? The stunning rooms and fresh local fare served in our restaurants? It’s all of that—combined with the genuine friendliness of a staff who truly care about each and every guest.

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