Welcome to The Machrie

Nestled in the dunes of a pristine seven-mile beach on the stunning Hebridean island of Islay lies The Machrie, a modern, relaxed hotel with a world-renowned championship golf links, where the finest Scottish produce and warmest of welcomes await.
As well as being named in the UK’s Top 30 Hotels in the Condé Nast Traveller Reader’s Choice Awards 2022, The Machrie’s golf course is ranked 75th in the world in Golf World’s Top 100, and No 6 in Europe by Leading Courses.
With outstanding sea views and so much to explore from our doorstep, begin your Islay adventure at The Machrie.

“The Machrie is as close as Islay gets to Hebridean seventh heaven.” – Condé Nast Traveller 2023

The Hotel

The Machrie is the perfect base to explore from, rising grandly from the rugged sand dunes and surrounded by miles of pristine beaches”- Condé Nast Traveller

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The Golf

This place was made for gowf” – Willie Campbell, 1891

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The Island

Easy to get to, but can feel perfectly remote‘ – The Times

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The Evolution of the Links

How this iconic links has changed over the last 130 years into what we see today

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The Journey

Travelling to Islay is part of the unique Machrie experience

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The Location

Find out where The Machrie is – and how to get to Islay

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