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Dail Na Mara

Self Catering

This majestic ground-floor apartment is set beside the spectacular Sound of Kerrera, just 1.5 miles southwest of Oban. This magnificent home exemplifies Scotland's natural beauty and romance. With its high ceiling, ornate cornicing, and burnished oak floor, the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner radiates baronial majesty. The view from the outside is similarly stunning. Open the French doors to the private terraced garden and down the steps to the community garden, which is protected by a castellated sea wall. It's truly breathtaking, and it's a great way to take in Scotland's natural beauty.

What is the capacity for Dail Na Mara?

Dail Na Mara sleeps up to 4 guests. The master king-size bedroom has a wonderful en-suite with a walk-in shower, and the former orangery's king-size bedroom has access to a shower room and glorious tall windows for maximising the splendid views from your bed. Regret no children under the age of 12 years old, due to the waterside location.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Oban area?

What could be better than waking up in your own baronial apartment on Scotland's stunning west coast, far from the madding crowd? The name of this magnificent ancient mansion means 'Sea Meadow,' and you and your family or friends will understand why as you gaze out from your rooms. Oban, the 'Gateway to the Isles,' hosts a slew of festivals and ceilidhs that draw bagpipers, Highland dancers, musicians, and vocalists from all over the globe. The nearby islands are visited daily by boat tours that provide good views of seals, dolphins, and rare whales. Oban ferries connect to Mull and other Inner Hebridean islands. You can visit the 10 Islay and Jura whisky distilleries, as well as the remote home where George Orwell wrote 1984. On Kerrera, see the holy island of Iona and the eerie ruins of Gylen Castle.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

Prepare sumptuous local seafood in the state-of-the-art kitchen, and savour unrivalled flavours in the spectacular, turreted dining room, surrounded by sunset views of Kerrera and Oban Bay. If you decide to eat out, there is something for everyone’s taste in Oban. From fish and chips on the pier to a Michelin star meal with a view. You’ll find some of the finest seafood in the world here.

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Facilities & information


Parking (free)

5 Star Official Rating


Free broadband access (wifi)

Shared gardens

Private/enclosed garden

Garden furniture

Bathroom & Laundry


CD player


Near Beach

Other TV, Audio, Tel, Fax

Parking Available

Linen included

Towels included

Central heating

Open log fire


Sailing, boating, cruises, yachts

Wildlife, bird watching

Beach (a short drive)

Pub (a short drive)

Tennis courts (a short drive)

Recommended restaurants (a short drive)


Electric oven

Electric hob




Arrival information and directions

Address: Dail Na Mara, Oban, Argyll and Bute, ObanPA34 4PE, United Kingdom

Please note there is a refundable £150 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

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