Kayaking is a brilliant way to get active and enjoy the great outdoors. We talk to our kayak guide Richard ...
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Kayaking is a brilliant way to get active and enjoy the great outdoors. We talk to our kayak guide Richard Spinks about paddling in and around Portavadie.
With the season in full swing and the Fife Regatta just around the corner, we talk to Vince Sweeney about boats and berthing at Portavadie Marina.
The summer holidays are just around the corner. We talk to Nicola Coulson, our laundry lady and mum of two, about fun things to do with kids in and around Portavadie.
We talk engines and fast boats with our new Assistant Marina Manager, Matt Orton.
The days are getting longer, the flowers are blooming and the birds are singing in the trees. Summer is on its way. For Mark Roper, our grounds man, one thing in particular heralds the start of the season ahead: the ...
Portavadie is the perfect place for anyone who’s interested in great food. There’s Loch Fyne’s world-famous fish and shellfish, game galore from the hills of Argyll and a thriving community of artisan producers making everything from cheese to kiln-smoked fish. ...
Across the nation people are giving gyms the boot for, well, boot camp-style workouts in the great outdoors. With forest trails and coastal paths right on our door step, Portavadie Marina is ideally located for a spot of al fresco ...
Moonlit skies, romantic rambles and roaring fires. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we get starry eyed with our Restaurant Supervisor, Robbie Baird.
There’s nothing better than a walk on Christmas Day to work up an appetite, and around Portavadie there are some fantastic wee strolls. We talk to our Chef de Partie Per Norèn about the best pre-lunch rambles in the area.
We raised a whopping £8,755 for the Tighnabruaich RNLI Lifeboat Station at our third annual fundraising dinner at the weekend.
As news about our planned spa and leisure centre is announced, we talk to the architect heading up the development, Brian Stewart.
The witches and haunted souls of Glenan Bay took over Portavadie Marina on Sunday 28th October with a day of spooky family entertainment to celebrate Halloween.
We’ve been awarded Five Gold Anchors by The Yacht Harbour Association, making us one of only two marinas in Scotland to join this elite group.
We talk to Bridgeen Mullen, our new Business Development Manager, about putting Portavadie on the map.
The wedding season’s in full swing, so we caught up with our wedding coordinator, Rachael McGugan, about getting hitched at Portavadie.
With the Tarbert Seafood Festival around the corner, we focus on all things fishy.
More great gifts, gear and gorgeous shore wear. We talk shop with Heather Mitchell.
With the Scottish Series just around the corner, it’s time to talk to the sailors.
Get the top tips and inside information from our mountain-biking chefs, Scott Atkinson and Alun McCulloch.
Find out more about our newly opened Beauty Room and meet Head Therapist Cass Ness Atkinson.
As we approach season 2011, our 2nd since our official launch in 2009 we still have a number of developments ongoing on site. Our latest addition of seven luxury apartments will be ready later this year. The vision is coming ...
Yet more to celebrate today as our own Robert Kitchin was found out as trying to keep his birthday a wee secret.
What a treat!! All had a great time as we gave strictly a run for its money with our own night of energetic dancing as we saw in the 2011 Portavadie style.
Santa was right on time, unaffected by the recent weather conditions.
Festive cheer all round today as the secret santas were revealed following a feast for all of the team, family and friends. Simona's Mum, Grandmother and Grandpa came all the way from Lithuania such was the excitement of our festive ...
Winter has officially arrived in Portavadie as a blanket of snow glistens in a crisp November morning.
Friday 19th November saw guests treated to an Indian cuisine buffet!
Sinead and her elf took to the streets of Dunoon yesterday, passing on the Christmas cheer all the way from Portavadie!
Saturday the 4th September we witnessed the Shell Regatta, set inside a marquee, the team did a great job in themeing the marquee with Shell colours, from the seats to the bespoke menu's.
On your marks, get set, GO!!!! Sunday 22nd August saw our inaugural Portavadie Marina Olymipcs.
The Fairlie Yacht Club enjoyed great weather as around 30 yachts graced the marina today. With pre dinner cocktails and a BBQ under the Portavadie sunshine aaahhh - this is the life!!!
The rain of July seems a distant memory as the sun finally shines down in time for Fairlie Yacht club arriving tomorrow. Phew what a scorcher on the "costa del Portavadie".
Angie and Lainie enjoyed a night out on the boardwalk, following a fishing trip with Malcolm we see our girls kicking up there heels - even on a Thursday!!
"We're off to see the Wizard ...The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." On Sunday 25th July a group of eager munchkins got wisked away to the magical land of Oz with help from Dorothy Gale herself. After a miserable start to ...
Fifteen men on the dead mans chest, yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum!
Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and couldron bubble......Sunday 27th June saw the reinactment of Macbeth where a cast of nearly 30 extras supported the Walking Theatre Company.
Portavadie's first Raft race was held on Sunday 13th June, our first ever winner was Team McNee, who recorded the fastest ever time (Ok the first ever winning time). thanks to all who competed in such good spirit - the ...
Our apartments provide the perfect "watchtower" to survey the yachts as they glide into the marina after yet another great days sailing
With a huff and a puff and a few late nights we managed to blow the doors open to the new luxury apartments.
Graeme and the team have done a phenominal job in getting the shop open and trading.
The new luxury apartments are really taking shape and bang on schedule for our first ever lets which coincide with the Scottish series, all part of the fun and adventure here!!
My good friend JB came to join us for a weeks R&R - here we see JB with his first ever line caught fish!!!
A fun day for all the family on Saturday the 24th April.
John Marjoribanks, pictured with us here today enjoying a well earned rest from his UK cycle trek in aid of the Rotarians. I think John had the fish and chips, the fuel of champions!!
Works are really progressing and the views are stunning.
Our much loved Kim celebrated - according to her yet another 21st.