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Barking Sands Beach Cottages

Pacific Missle Range Facility (PMRF), Waieli, Kauai, HI
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Barking Sands Beach Cottages
Ranked #24 of 86 Specialty lodging in Kauai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading other reviews before booking I knew not to expect much in the way of cleanliness. However,most of the cottage was clean, however the windows and blinds were disgusting. But, all in all a great place to stay. We were hardly there anyway. Loved sunsets from our deck. So nice to be able to do laundry too with a... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

After a crazy end-of-school year month of May - our family of 4 needed a vacation. Barking Sands was the perfect get-away. I was concerned about the seclusion, but it was perfect for us to reconnect as a family again. Our cottage was one of the newer renovated and on the second row. I thought I would be annoyed that... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The Navy's best kept secret is that they have the best beaches! Cottages have everything you need, including ocean views. We spent hours along the beach, playing in the edge of the surf and relaxing on the beach.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I just finished a 5 night stay at Barking Sands. I am in my early 60s and traveled with two family members in the same age range. We stayed there after a 10 night stay at Bellows AFS on Oahu. I loved, this place. I loved the remoteness, the quiet, the miles of empty beach and especially the birds. We... More

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Augusta, Georgia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Based off of some reviews I expected closer to camping conditions, and was pleasantly surprised. We were in cottage 1109 which is one of the back row cottages on stilts. I was originally pretty bummed about not having an ocean front cottage, but our cottage proved to be just as lovely. We could sit and drink wine in the afternoon... More

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El Cajon, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We were delighted last week to find availability for two nights in cottage #1104. Now we know why somebody would leave early. Check out my pictures of the bathroom and laundry area floors, as well as kitchen cabinets and bottom it tub. Also, the carpet was stained and very "wavy." On the plus side, the furniture seemed quite new and... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We stayed here for 2 weeks Right on the beach ! These cottages have everything you need ! BBQ . Full kitchen , spacious bathroom and a small laundry ! I would stay here again for sure ! MWR has everything you need as well . Snorkel , boogie boards, surf boards

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We loved having the huge beach practically to ourselves. Fishing was good. Cottage was very nice ( we did get some ants). The porch was lovely. We took the boat trip up the Napali coast. Wonderful. Dolphins and whales along with breathtaking scenery. If you can, take the helicopter flight with no doors. It was a spiritual experience for all... More

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Kapolei, Hawaii
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

The thing with reviews is: 1)perspective, and 2) personal taste and opinion. Overall, I didn't care for the cottages and would not recommend this place for families. Your experience here will vary greatly, depending on which cottage you're assigned (of which you have no say) and the dynamic of you and your party. We are stationed in Oahu and decided... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

What a great place to unwind and let the world pass you buy. We got there and decided to devote two of our 4 full days on the island to nothing but our cottage and the beach right in front of it. The other two days we did the canyon and Liko Kauai cruise both near the cottages. The water... More

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Address: Pacific Missle Range Facility (PMRF), Waieli, Kauai, HI
Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai
Also Known As:
Barking Sands Beach Cottages Hotel Kauai
Barking Sands Beach Cottages Kauai, Hawaii

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