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sisters' visit

We were four sisters celebrating a birthday and had a really wonderful time in the Hot Box. THe... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hotbox is fantastic place but dont order the pizzas!

We booked out the Hot Box for a few hours for a stag do. We had a fantastic time enjoying the... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
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Explore the loch at you own pace by hiring a canoe, kayak, sail boat, paddleboard, pedalo, motorboat or katakanu. Or why not get a little more information about the area and join one of our trips. We also offer lessons in all activities.
Taymouth Marina, Kenmore PH15 2HW, Scotland
+44 1887 830216
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were four sisters celebrating a birthday and had a really wonderful time in the Hot Box. THe temperature was perfect and the firepit was kept well stoked. Two of us swam in the Loch - too cold for me though!!! We had a bottle...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

We stumbled upon this place during a visit to the Crannog Centre (which is excellent), and thought it looked good. We noticed that they had a bar serving light snacks and drinks so decided to return after a day of mountain biking looking forward to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Angus M, General Manager at Taymouth Marina Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Hi Jo Thanks for the review, glad you enjoyed your visit on the whole. Apologies if the opening times of the al fresco bar were misconstrued, it is only really a fair weather option and weekends out with the summer holidays. I shall disscuss the...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

We booked out the Hot Box for a few hours for a stag do. We had a fantastic time enjoying the sauna, watersports and beers round the firepit. It really was a great thing to do - especially on a chilled stag do. Only slight...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

We booked out the hotbox area and some watersports for a group of 9 but did not stay in the apartments and would highly recommend for a group activity! For the first hour we used the Giant Paddle board which fit 5 (grown men) and...More

Thank rmmccubbin
Angus M, General Manager at Taymouth Marina Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

HI Mr Mccubbin I am so pleased you enjoyed your day out with us here at the marina, and andrea was helpful, I shall be sure to pass on your kind words, Thanks again and we hope to welcome you back soon Angus

Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

I attended the Hot Box at Taymouth Marina with twelve friends as a part of my best friend's hen weekend. We all had a great time. The sauna was lovely, as was sitting by the fireplace looking out onto the Loch. We made use of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We spent an hour or so at The Hot Box on Christmas Eve afternoon, for the most part having the facility to ourselves. It's a great innovation to have this facility at Taymouth Marina and we thoroughly enjoyed the invigorating experience. We spent our time...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank TrevorHall
Angus M, General Manager at Taymouth Marina Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Dear Trevor Thank you for taking the time to review the facility, I am pleased you enjoyed the experience. With regard to the water dispenser, it has now been rectified, having malfunctioned that day. Although the hot box is not a manned facility we do...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Ace venue for a Loony Dook with a difference. The slide into Loch Tay was fab, open fire outside was a nice touch where later I had hot cider and goulash. The Hotbox Sauna was super with plenty of room inside, it was spotlessly clean...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank arh83
Angus M, General Manager at Taymouth Marina Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Hi arh83 Thanks for the comments, we had a great day too.. Hopefully see you next year. Many Thanks Angus

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

we are a party of eight ( adults with v excited children)....ready to go and explore the trampoline jump into loch Tay as advertised available at this establishment...not today...apparently one must book ahead... a fact not mentioned when researching this activity...despite this no one else...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Management response:Responded 4 October 2017

Dear 3glamgirl3 I am sorry to hear you were disappointed. On the day in question it was forecast to have winds gusting up to 25 MPH, this stops us from being able to use the trampoline and it put our guests at risk. This is...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Well, an outdoor sauna, fab but by no means a Finnish One...temperature is lacking and sits around 60 degrees C. The slide into the loch is amazing and after a wee dip the hot box is definitely needed. There is a snack bar which makes...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Management response:Responded 4 October 2017

Dear Valued_guest12 Please accept my apologies for the lack of temperature in the sauna for your visit. It is our intention to keep it between 70 - 90 degrees Celsius. Next time you visit please do let us know and we would be delighted to...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017

We wanted to hire a couple of kayaks for a couple of hours on the loch. We went to the shop in Killin but they were really unhelpful and unfriendly. We then tried Taymouth Marina and I'm so glad we did! They were really helpful...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank SheppertonExplorer
Management response:Responded 4 October 2017

Hi SheppertonExplorer Thanks for the kind words, we are please you enjoyed you experience, hopefully see you again Many thanks Angus and Team

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Anne G
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I really don't know. Maybe you could phone & ask.