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Visitor Reviews - Point Sands Holiday Park

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Point Sands Holiday Park
Tayinloan
Kintyre
Tarbert
Argyll   (Browse area)
PA29 6XG   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01583 441263

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Pitches: 50
Open: April 1st To October 31

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 44 Reviews
              8/10 from 44 Reviews


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Reviews:  44 in total, now showing 7 to 12                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: June 2013 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Garyt 1 review from this member

Home after our first but certainly not last visit to point sands campsite on the beautiful shores of the mull of kintyre, this is a cracking site with spectacular sea views and all pitches are flat and well kept, on arrival the staff were welcoming and friendly.

We were pitched right on the edge of the beach within 10 minutes after a quick rundown from helpful warden on sites facilities. The site shop was well stocked with with fresh produce and useful items, they even have a cafe serving breakfast/ lunch & dinner menu's, the toilet and shower block looked brand new and was very clean.

I cant say enough good things about this site and the 18 per night for a serviced pitch was well worth it & they even let us stay in our place till 5pm on depart day as the weather was glorious and we wanted to make most of it.

Cheers point sands see you soon.

Date of Visit: June 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Enki 1 review from this member

Beautiful location at lovely sandy beach. Staff and campers all very friendly. Shop well stocked including fresh fruit, vegetables & rolls. Good for walking and touring and ferry connections.

The Elsan disposal was via a drain covered by a metal manhole cover. This was also the only disposal point for grey water. We have not seen this before at other sites and it seemed not the best arrangement for hygene.

The toilet facilities, in Portaloo cabins, while clean & recent, did not seem sufficient for the size of the site.

Date of Visit: August 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Dellman 1 review from this member

What a lovely area, views and beach are excellent.

On arrival staff were pleasant and helpful, even offered to show us to our pitch.

Peaceful site even with friendly ducks that seem to own the area!

As site is on the west coast, unfortunately midges came out in evening.

Great place to go touring the Mull of Kintyre and not far to catch ferry to Arran or Islay for day trip.

Nice new play area for the kids looked good.

Site has a small cafe which was unfortunately not open when we were there.

Only down side to site is the toilet block which is rather dated and small.

It is cleaned regularly but still looks slightly in need of cleaning.

Date of Visit: July 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Mmad 6 reviews from this member

Superb location right next to the beach. Very handy for ferry to Gigha. No pub within easy walking distance. It had been raining a lot before we arrived and some of the pitches were a bit soggy and some cars had trouble getting out looking at the ruts left.

Nice little shop with friendly and helpful staff in there. We were having problems with our TV reception and they offered to come to our van to sort it if we still struggled.

Small children's play area.

Downside to the site is that the toilet block is dated and needs upgrading. My wife commented on the the 'wildlife' in there. Only 2 showers in male and female blocks but never had to queue. 20p for a shower and the money lasted for plenty of time (my wife managing to wash her long hair with no problems).

Date of Visit: July 2012 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Dizzy debs 3 reviews from this member

Just back from a wonderful fortnight on this site, fantastic beach very safe for the kids and clean spent many hours crab fishing and collecting shells.

The on-site shop is good and sells most things apart from alcohol so bring your own. The toilet and showers are a bit dated but the managers informed me next year they pulling it down and building a new block, but they are clean and the showers hot.

The owners and the managers are very friendly and I loved chatting to Barbara in the shop every day who greeted me every morning with a lovely smile. We had electric and could just pick our own pitch which was great, only downside is it can be very windy so come prepared with extra pegs.

Have been camping in Scotland for many years and have never seen such beautiful sunsets as I did here, the views are amazing as the whole site looks onto the island of ghiga. Going to sleep every night listening to the waves on the shore was so relaxing and we will have many memories of toasting marshmallows on the beach. This site is certainly 1 of my top 3.

Date of Visit: May 2012 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: H1deh1 1 review from this member

Our first camping trip with the kids to this site and we had a wonderful time during our two-night stay. It was helped in part by the fantastic weather, but the owners were really friendly and helpful and the facilities were clean and well-maintained.

The beach was clean and great for the kids (aged 5 and 6) - the water is shallow for quite a way out so it felt really safe for them to play. The wee playpark was good. We had planned to visit Gigha, but ended up staying around the site for most of the time, as the kids were happy playing on the beach and pottering about in the woods. I also appreciated the fact that the owners seemed to be very aware of the children on the site - matching kids to parents etc.

The wind is probably something of a feature at most campsites in this area and Point Sands is no exception in this respect - our tent stood up to the gusts fine, but a couple of the others were not so lucky, and it did make for rather a noisy night's sleep - not much you can do about the Scottish weather though, and at least it keeps the midges away! I'd definitely recommend this site for a relaxed break in this lovely area.

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