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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 42 Reviews
              8/10 from 42 Reviews


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Reviews:  42 in total, now showing 25 to 30                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: August 2010 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Griswaldo72 1 review from this member

Just got back from a week on this site and had a brilliant time. Site is in a great location right on the beach looking across towards the isle of Gigha. This area had some of the best coastline in the country. The kids, aged 6 and 10, never got bored and loved the bodyboarding at Westport Beach (so did I to be honest).

Weather changes very quickly but when it was warm at night we were never really bothered by midges etc due to the coastal location.

Sites amenities were fine and adequate and the shop very well stocked. The owners were excellent and helped with trip ideas and would do anything for you, even ordering your daily paper in for collection from the shop each morning.

We spent one evening in the sun on our chairs on the beach with a bottle of wine, snacks and a frisbee, brill fun with the kids and a scenic setting with the sun going down over Jura in the distance.

A great family holiday where Kayaking, walking, trips on speedboats, bodyboarding and sand castle building were the order of the day.

Would recommend for a relaxing break away from the daily grind, the kids can't wait for their next adventure.

Date of Visit: July 2010 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Sunsetskye 1 review from this member

We stayed in July for the school holidays, was dreading it as thought it would be really busy but so much space there was a real party atmosphere. Everyone was happy, helped along by the super friendly and always cheerful owners. Kayaking in the rain was great fun and went over to Gigha as much as possible, great bike rides and crabbing off the pier!

Shop was great, real lifeline with fabulous ice cream!

Yes toilet block was in need of updating but understand that the new owners can't do everything at once. Always spotless even at busy times.

Sunsets and beach amazing - have booked to go back again this year! Can't wait!

Date of Visit: July 2010 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Rachel+ali 5 reviews from this member

Quite a pleasant spot on the beach overlooking Gigha. We only stayed one night, very convenient for the ferry to Islay. This is obviously a very popular site with families/groups & booking advisable in high season. The facilities are dated but fine, I would imagine busy at peak times as appeared to be only 2 showers & 1 washing up sink. Can recommend the Argyll Hotel, a short drive south from site for a good meal.

Date of Visit: June 2010 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Maximus and friends 2 reviews from this member

Nice peaceful campsite in beautiful location right on the beach - weather was stunning which was a bonus. Lovely views to Gigha, Islay and Jura. Owners very friendly and helpful. Beach seemed very safe and dogs loved it. Water was warm and shallow for quite a distance out.

Showers nice and big and the 1 lasts a long time. Never had to wait for shower while there.

Well stocked shop which is reasonably priced and newspapers ordered with no delivery charge. Shop was a great lifeline as you are quite a long way from any other shops.

Lots to do in surrounding area. Travelled by ferry to Gigha (foot passsengers) and Arran (with car) for day trips. Lots of forest and other walks. We enjoyed the views from Torinturk and also from the hill above Tarbert castle.

Lasting memory of sitting on beach watching the sun set over the paps of Jura on the summer solstice. Would definitely go back.

Date of Visit: July 2010 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Bowies 2 reviews from this member

We've visited this site for about 7 years now, it's now under new management and you can already see the improvements. Stunning location, very friendly park, toilet / shower block need updating but are clean and have lovely lemongrass hand soaps, (big improvement in cleanliness from previous years). Shop well stocked and staff and owners friendly.

Will continue to visit for many years as it's a wee bit of Scottish Paradise.

An abundance of wildlife you'll spot deer, bats, rabbits, heron, seals and the resident ducks.

Beach location is ideal for wee campfire at night to toast marshmallows with the kids.

Date of Visit: May 2010 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Tentteam 3 reviews from this member

Tent with a view - Good level pitch with amazing views over the Atlantic. The site owners were very friendly and helpful and the shop was well stocked.

The toilets although dated, were spotlessly clean and the showers were well worth the 1. The weather was not exactly great; however it did not stop us enjoying the fantastic clean beach.

This is a very friendly family orientated site with the luxury of barbecues on the beach.

The only small point was that by the Sunday the bins located around the site were overflowing. Would highly recommend a visit and we will be back soon.

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