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Pacific Missle Range Facility (PMRF), Waieli, Kauai, HI
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Barking Sands Beach Cottages
Ranked #20 of 84 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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arizona
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Barking Sands is on the west side of Kauai, far from the touristy areas, allowing for perfect peace & relaxation. Yes, the cottages are in need of an update, but our ocean front cottage was clean. (You are on the gorgeous island of Kauai, so how much time do you really want to spend indoors anyway?!) The view from the... More

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Salt Spring Island
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Retirees are the last in line for bookings at Barking Sands, so we always feel lucky to get in. The cottages remind me of old time beach cottages on the coasts of the mainland.....sand, wet towels, mould in the shower. Casual living but with the best sunsets on the island and miles of unoccupied beach to explore. We like it... More

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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47 reviews 47 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

For five of the last six years we have been able to get cottage reservations. Two rows of cottages (arranged so that all have great ocean views). Two bedrooms, A/C in bedrooms, washer/dryer, wifi & tv, one bedroom with queen sized bed & other with twin beds. Have stayed in both older & newer cottages......both are very nice. Several miles... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

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
5 helpful votes 5 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 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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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Address: Pacific Missle Range Facility (PMRF), Waieli, Kauai, HI
Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai
Also Known As:
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