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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
Tel: 01971 511726
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Pitches: 82
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 131 Reviews
                9/10 from 131 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available    Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop On Site   Bar On Site   Restaurant On Site   Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing On Site   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding   Cycle Hire   Golf <1 mile   Tennis 
 Beach On Site   Watersports   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Coastside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  Dog Walk 

Reviews:  131 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: September 2018 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Pam H 12 reviews from this member

Stunning location just up from a wonderful beach, raising the rating. But the site itself is a bit crowded together, with the pitches very close together on the cliffs. We chose to be on one of the grassy areas instead - since it wasn't peak season and the weather was fairly poor there were only one or two tents. Toilets were ok but a bit institutional. Good showers. Indoor washing-up area and drying lines. I'd stay here again because of where it is (and you can find surprising things - eg tinned braised tofu - in the village shop).

Date of Visit: September 2018 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: BeachDog 25 reviews from this member

Great location overlooking Sanyo Sands beach - mix of hardstanding and grass pitches, mainly level but spaces where some ramps required. Plenty of EHU's. There are a number of toilet and shower blocks, one very recent, others older but clean and adequate. Motor home service point. Cafe, restaurant, Spar shop next door. Some pitches are at the cliff edge with fantastic views but probably wouldn't recommend in bad weather. Helpful owner, if not on site on arrival choose a pitch and book in when she arrives. There's a note on the door if pre booked. Was busy later in the afternoon with NC500 travellers arriving for the night. There's a note that you can stay during closed season for £9 but toilet/shower facilities closed, access to water, waste available though.

Date of Visit: August 2018 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Richardh1905 15 reviews from this member

Busy, noisy, big, but having said that, it is a decent site. Facilities that we used were perhaps a little tired, but perfectly adequate.

Nearby pub serves food but is NOT dog friendly. Food pertty standard.

But the star attraction of this site is of course the stunning location, from beautiful Sango Sands immediately below the site, to the dramatic mountain scenery; Foinaven, Cranstackie and even Ben Hope are all accessible.

Finally - Tent owners beware - this site is exposed, so make sure that you pitch your tent well.

Date of Visit: July 2018 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Babywhale 25 reviews from this member

Back once again to Sango Sands (our 4th visit in 6 years).

The site was very busy at times, due to the local Highland Games being on, and it being right in the middle of the school holidays in Scotland, and the start of the rest of the UK’s main holidays. Site also busy with many international campers. Facilities coped, but many tents pitched close to one another and, with many families visiting with young children (and babes in arms) it was quite noisy at times, with many nights’ sleep spoiled.

New shower block is very good. Plenty of space to get changed in and around your own cubicle.

One gripe - rarely any hot/warm water in the dishwashing area nearest to the main reception. We camped for 11 nights and must have washed up about 25 times, yet only had hot water 2-3 times.

Will visit again (maybe not next year though) but will avoid school holiday periods as simply too noisy/busy.

Date of Visit: July 2018 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Stokewalker 15 reviews from this member

Really like this site sat up on the cliff on the North Coast. This was my 2nd visit. Facilities are good although the shower block is separate to the toilet block. There's a decent pub at the side with a nice bar and good food. There's also a small Spar supermarket close by.

There are cliff top walks and the Smoo caves to visit nearby. You can also get to Cape Wrath via a ferry and minibus if that takes your fancy.

For me the site's trump card is the beach below with perfect sand interspersed with jagged boulders.

A couple of things to be aware of - lot's of people like me like a pitch overlooking the beach but this can be a bit windy. 2nd point is that the pitches are quite close together, maybe 2 metres max. Neither issue bothered me and if I'm doing the NC500 again, I will be stopping here

Date of Visit: June 2018 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Truediamond 77 reviews from this member

Like the other NC500 Sites we stayed at, this had a relaxed atmosphere, great location and better than expected facilities. We stayed before Scottish schools had broken up so were able to choose a pitch with a view - and what a view. Prebooked Sites were allocated a pitch which was listed at Reception but there was still plenty of choices with EHU. It might not be so easy for late arrivals or in peak season though.
The new toilet block is first rate with plenty of showering options. There are other toilets and washup blocks scattered around the Site. Some, are maybe not, as others have said, the most state of the art.
The views from the Site are excellent, out over a blue green sea and lovely beaches.
We walked out to Balnakeil beach - well worth the trip. The village has 2 shops- a Spar and an independent which stayed open longer on a Sunday.

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