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Visitor Reviews - Sango Sands Caravan & Camping

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Sango Sands Caravan & Camping
Sango Sands
Durness
Highlands   (Browse area)
IV27 4PP   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01971 511726

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Nearby: (within x miles)
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Pitches: 82
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 103 Reviews
              9/10 from 103 Reviews


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Date of Visit: July 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Regajd 6 reviews from this member

A wonderful location on the cliff tops with nearly all pitches having sea views. Although the site is very busy the facilities are kept very clean. The kitchen and dishwashing areas looked in need of a facelift but we didn't use them anyway. Very welcoming reception. Individual hook up pitches are a bit narrow. It's a long way from home but we'd love to visit again

Date of Visit: July 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Carlos725 7 reviews from this member

4 night stay 16-19 July. Wife, 12 year old, dogs and me. Great pitch reserved on cliff-top, just a shame we couldn't reserve the weather! Site is still as great and popular as ever. All toilet/wash/laundry facilities still of a good standard. Local shops are fine, supplying all you need and easy 5 mins walk from site. Sango Sands Oasis is a great bar /restaurant, although it was very busy and required booking. Food and beer was good and service good. If you like walking, this is the place. A few local hills and less strenuous routes are available, for the less agile or young families. I love this site and will head back out of season, without the family for some serious hill walking.

The only criticism I have is that the drainage was not good and the heavy rain caused substantial run-off into the lower hard standings, meaning I had to dig a drainage channel. However, it was an awful lot of rain!

Date of Visit: July 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Sunny Jim 60 8 reviews from this member

We had 2 pitches together, looking right out over the sea. Stunning in the sunshine! Pitches can be a bit close together due to the uneven landscape but it didn't seem to bother anyone. Toilets and shower block are separate at one end and a small combined block at the other side. All are serviceable but a bit outdated and too few for the size of the site. Queued for 20 minutes one morning for a shower! Visited the local for a meal, and despite an electric power cut, staff and food were excellent. Beach walk was superb and it was great to see kids having fun in the waves

Date of Visit: July 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Maxt46 41 reviews from this member

If you like wide open spaces this is the site for you, minimum signs, rules and regs a great beach.

We all like to do a bit of wild camping when touring Scotland but you do need to empty out and fill up occasionally so this is a great place.

The only down side for us the pub/restaurant didn't let dogs in, and it was too cold and windy outside good job we carry our own supplies.

Date of Visit: July 2016 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Stokewalker 3 reviews from this member

Stayed here 2 nights and pre-booked to reserve a pitch on the cliff front. Fantastic views over Durness beach and the North Coast cliffs. Durness Beach is a fabulous place on it's own. A stretch of beautiful golden sand interspersed with craggy rocky outcrops.

I had expected the site to very basic due to it's remoteness, but I found everything very acceptable - separate toilet and unisex shoer blocks - phone signal was reasonable, I found the wi-fi a bit temperamental in the adjoining bar/restaurant - tv reception was also surprisingly good.

There's a Spar shop just above the site and a bar/restaurant just below.

The lady warden was very polite and chatty.

Overall I thought the site was excellent but there are a couple of points to note:

The pitches are crammed quite close together

For the best views people like to try to get onto the front row just above the beach - it is however the windiest point too, so the smart idea may be to go for a pitch on the 2nd tier to get the best compromise

Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Summersmum 14 reviews from this member

Stayed here for two nights, had booked ahead so got given front row looking over the beach which is exposed to wind but was not a major problem on our visit. Pitches are closely packed together in this area - more spread out further back or if you don't want hook up - so no real space to sit outside our van. Toilets clean in both blocks. 2 individual showers in upper block which worked fine, the other bigger block has unisex area for showering so we avoided this one. Spar supermarket just a couple of minutes walk away. Bar and restaurant on site do not take dogs except when food isn't being served in the bar! As most people seemed to have dogs this is a bit short sighted of the management. Food wasn't brilliant so we only visited once. Beach great for dogs as are the local walks. Café at the craft centre welcomes dogs. Owner friendly - she comes round morning and evening to collect pitch fees and leaves note on door with your pitch number if you book ahead.

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