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103 Robinson Crusoe Retreat Cottage

Your perfect hideaway on the Fife coast, a short drive from Elie Holiday Park

The Robinson Crusoe Retreat is peacefully located in a quiet corner of Lower Largo, a picturesque East Neuk seaside village, within a few strides of the beach and the Fife Coastal Path, and just a short drive from Elie Holiday Park.

Set over two levels, the unique holiday accommodation has been beautifully restored to make the most of traditional features and comprises three bedrooms, a bathroom, a separate shower room with wc, a spacious open-plan living/dining area and a fully fitted kitchen (including: fridge-freezer, electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine).

The master and upper twin bedrooms afford superb sea views over the rooftops towards the sea. At bedtime, keep the windows ajar and you can hear the tranquil sound of the waves lapping along the shoreline - magical.

The Retreat is part of the delightful Crusoe Building, a B-listed property which lies on the original site of the birthplace of Alexander Selkirk - the original castaway that inspired Daniel Defoe to write the tales of Robinson Crusoe. Thoughtfully decorated with an eclectic collection of Robinson Crusoe memorabilia, the retreat offers a truly unique holiday experience.

Free WiFi is provided in Robinson Crusoe’s Retreat for your enjoyment.

There is a small garden to the rear and guests are also welcome to enjoy the bar, restaurant and free entertainment at nearby Elie Holiday Park at their leisure (10 mins drive). Elie Holiday Park can also be accessed via the Fife Coastal Path (3 miles) and is home to the UK's only Robinson Crusoe Adventure Park - great for kids.

Please note that the Robinson Crusoe Retreat is accessible via several steps to the rear of the property, with entry at the first floor level. One of the twin bedrooms has adult-sized bunk beds.

Linen and towels included
Included within the price of your holiday is freshly laundered linen and towels ready for your arrival (except for cots).

Free access to Elie Holiday Park

Relive the adventures of Robinson Crusoe at nearby Elie Holiday Park

  • Just a 10 minute drive away
  • Or a 3 mile walk via the Fife Coastal Path
  • Dog friendly bar, restaurant and cafe
Aerial view of Elie Holiday Park at Shell Bay on a sunny, summer's day
Aerial view of Elie Holiday Park at Shell Bay on a sunny, summer's day

Dog friendly cottages

Your waggy-tailed friend is part of the family too. You can bring up to two dogs in our dog-friendly cottages for just £35 per dog, per holiday and well-behaved dogs are welcome in our park bars, restaurants and cafe too.

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Happy family walking small dog between sand dunes

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Days Out

Fife and east central Scotland has so much to offer. Spend the day on the beach, take a boat trip to the Isle of May or enjoy a trip to Dundee's spectacular waterfront combined with a visit to the V&A museum of design. There's so much to see and do on your Abbeyford Leisure holiday - here's some of the best.

V&A Museum Dundee
V&A Museum Dundee

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Summer 80s party at Elie Holiday Park
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Free Papa Johns tasters at St Andrews Holiday Park
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Autumn sunshine at Shell Bay, Elie Holiday Park.
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Premier Park 2022

Elie Holiday Park - independently assessed as one of the finest campsites in the UK

2021 Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice

Recognised for consistently receiving excellent reviews

Scottish Outdoor & Leisure Awards

Four times a finalist - One time runner up

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