Lochaline, Lochaber, Highland, West Scotland
Cala Loch Àlainn visitor pontoons opened in July 2011 and provide around 24 visitor berths within a short walking distance of the village of Lochaline. In July 2013, shore facilities including showers, toilets, laundry facilities and WiFi were added to the development. Lochaline has three licensed premises, a hotel serving bar meals, the Social Club (where temporary membership can be obtained) and The White House Restaurant. Jean’s Snack Bar on the old pier is a favourite haunt for hungry sailors, and the Dive Centre has a café, free Wifi and a drying room, all open to non residents. . Fuel can be purchased from the local shop which sells a wide range of food and goods.
Loch Aline is set in stunning scenery. There are some lovely coastal and woodland walks close to the village, and a number of sites of historical interest can be reached with little extra effort.
A short walk or sail to the head of Lochaline takes you to the splendid gardens of Ardtornish Estate.
Facilities include: Marina Facility, Anchorage, Mooring Fee Payable, Fresh Water, Electricty, Showers, Toilets, Laundrette, Rubbish Disposal, Fuel by can, Gas, Provisions Store, Bar, Hotel, Restaurant, Cafe, Snack Bar and Post Office.
Lochaline is an excellent base for exploring the unspoilt Morvern countryside, with its abundance of wildlife. The island of Mull is just a short ferry ride across the Sound of Mull and there are also excellent coastal walks in the area.