There are plenty of opportunities to launch a canoe or kayak to explore the coastline. Or else you could try your hand at a spot of fishing. You are close to the essential amenities, as it is only a gentle stroll to the local village shops that include a paper shop, licensed mini market, gift shop, baker with cafe area, delicatessen and a coffee shop. There is a hotel on the promenade with a lounge bar and restaurant that serves excellent food only in a 10 minute walk away at Hunters Quay. The quiet roads round this peninsula make them ideal for cycling. The area has great walks to explore and you are only a short drive to the argyll forest and the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. There are various activities available in the area such as horse riding, sailing, quad biking. The Benmore Botanic Gardens are a must see with its avenue of Giant Redwoods and wonderful plants. Golf courses are available at Innellan (9 hole) or Dunoon (18 hole). A short drive and ferry ride will take take you to the Isle of Bute where the fabulous Victorian Gothic Mount Stewart House makes a great day out. Dunoon provides a good shopping centre, leisure facilities and a cinema. In August the town hosts the world famous Cowal Games. From Dunoon you can take a ferry to Gourock and then the bus south to Largs or west by train or bus to Greenock and Glasgow. This is a lovely location to relax in or for the more adventurous, explore and find hidden treasures.