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In the Media

Portavadie Marina is regularly featured in the local and national media. We particularly like what journalist Robin McKelvie had to say: ‘Best of all, this impressive new marina is surrounded by the sort of epic scenery that makes me proud to be a Scot.’

Summer Opening Times 

  • Reception
  • 8am-8pm daily
  • Marina Restaurant and Bar 
  • Monday - Sunday 
  • 9am-Late (subject to change)
  • Breakfast
  • 9am-11am daily
  • Lunch
  • Monday to Sunday 
  • 12pm-3pm
  • Dinner
  • Monday to Sunday
  • 6.30pm-9pm
  • The Lodge at Portavadie
  • Open from 7.30am daily
  • Breakfast
  • 7.30am-10am daily
  • All day menu
  • 12pm-9pm
  • Shop
  • Monday-Thursday
  • 10am-5pm
  • Friday
  • 10am-6pm
  • Saturday and Sunday
  • 9am-6pm
  • Marina Services
  • Sunday - Thursday 
  • 8.30am–5pm
  • Friday and Saturday
  • 8.30am-7.30pm from May 3rd to Sept 29th
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Monday-Thursday
  • 10am-5pm
  • Friday to Sunday
  • 10am-6pm

Please note that management reserve the right to amend opening times without prior notice.

  • Monday-Thursday
  • 10am-5pm

BBC Scotland business news

Portavadie Marina is featured in this BBC piece on how Scottish sailing is 'avoiding the stormy seas of the economic downturn'.

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Trip Advisor

"I am a local to this marina so have been many times & never dissapointed lovely staff & service… worth a visit…"

Homes & Interiors Scotland

"Cowal’s Portavadie Marina is winning the floating vote, thanks to its
luxurious accommodation, wonderful food and sublime sea views"

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Argyll News article

"Portavadie Marina has what it takes to become a way of life for anyone. Every possible visitor’s needs have been taken into account and the layout of the site offers privacy to everyone."


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The Sunday Post Article by Robin McKelvie

"I’m not sure what my dad would have made of spending a weekend at a marina without actually getting on a yacht, but the adults and kids alike in our group found Portavadie Marina an excellent destination for a break away from it all."
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Eat Scotland review of the Portavadie Marina Restaurant and Bar

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The Scotsman review of the Portavadie Marina Restaurant and Bar by Kirstie McLuckie

19 September 2009 Read the article

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A touch of the Med on Loch Fyne's shores by Paul Kelbie, from The Sunday Times

23 August 2009 Read the article

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Argyll marina resort opens by Helen McArdle, from The Sunday Herald

27 August 2009 Read the article

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'Ghost Village' to be demolished by Craig Anderson, from The BBC

23 July 2009 Read the article

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