Exclusive nature-themed Driftwood Spa opens at Isle of Mull Hotel as part of £3m redevelopment

A new luxury spa with panoramic coastal views over Craignure Bay is opening at the Isle of Mull Hotel in West Scotland this month, with hopes that its island wellness programme will make it one of the UK’s most exclusive retreats.

The new Driftwood Spa at the Isle of Mull Hotel is part of parent company Crerar Hotels’ £3 million-pound investment into the property to enhance the group’s wellness offering and it has been designed to reflect and complement the beauty of the island’s nature and wildlife. 

The interior design, done by Davidson+Company Interiors, is based on a palette inspired by the island’s natural landscape, including Scottish green tweeds, warm heather tones and crisp white linen. 

The spa’s facilities include: a 17m swimming pool; thermal suite with sauna and steam room; relaxing foot spa; experience showers; Rasul mud chamber and four treatment rooms, comprising two couple’s rooms, one single and one seaweed bathroom. There is also an outdoor spa terrace with a hot tub. 

The hotel is also adding a range of other outdoor facilities to enhance the client experience, including an enchanted fairy walk, sea deck dining and external “Wilderness Spa” featuring a secluded hot tub and sauna (due to open in July). 

Woman in bath at Driftwood Spa

The treatment menu has been created in conjunction with the spa’s leading product house, Ishga, with signature experiences that use the organic therapeutic benefits of Scotland’s Hebridean seaweed. There is also a programme of spa and wellbeing packages that incorporate a choice of nature-inspired and mindful activities. 

“We are extremely proud to be opening our spectacular new spa and wellness offering at the Isle of Mull Hotel & Spa. The Isle of Mull is a magical location when it comes to natural beauty and wellness.  As soon as you step off the ferry, you feel like you can breathe again and simply be,” said Chris Wayne Wills, chief executive of Crerar Hotels.

“With our new development, visitors to the island can now look forward to enhancing their experience with stylish facilities, personalised organic treatments and a programme of specially curated spa and wellness activities.”

Rebecca Moses is the spa director at Driftwood Spa and John de Villiers is the hotel general manager. 

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