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Kintra Bay, Port Ellen PA42 7AT, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Aberdeen, Scotland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If I was reviewing the location and view it would be a five star, wow! Right by the beach overlooking the bay it's very idyllic and peaceful. Just be prepared for the midges! The facilities let the site down. 1 shower per gender and the water supply comes from a bore hole so needs boiled before consumption. Lots and lots... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are considering staying at Kintra Farm, be aware you need to to take your own drinking water. The water on site is Bore water, so drinkable but you are advised to boil it. We played safe and bought bottled water from the co-op. The facilities are basic, and they could do with more showers, one for each sex... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

So....can't really argue with most of the other reviewers, but..... There are two campsites on Islay; Kintra Farm, which is wild camping in amongst sand dunes just above a 7km sandy beach amidst wildlife of all sorts, but with basic shower, toilet facilities etc, or the other one near Port Charlotte, which is basically camping on a football pitch in... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

Great position in the dunes, marred by the multitude of officious notices (information overload and some out of date) and attitude of owners wife. Facilities are basic and for the size of site inadequate (1 male and female shower).

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

What a place! As I was arriving later my girlfriend had to set up camp. Our host was very helpful and allowed us to register the next day after showing Christine the rules etc. Perfect spot right on the beach with a good breeze to keep the midge at bay. Access to the shower/toilets is 24hrs as is the hot... More

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Dunblane, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is great location. The site is quite small and there are rules, many rules, but we had not problems. Site was clean and tidy and well maintained. No electric hook ups - but you are here to get away from it all, and you can!

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

There is a bit of an overload of signs and notices when you arrive and a rather bizarre map with scribbled names / vehicles / arrival / leave info scribbled thereon. You better park where you say you will or else! However, the location cannot be beaten. I don't think there are any facilities, but we were self contained including... More

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
29 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We rented Traigh cottage for a week in May. It is right on the beach...miles of sand and amazing sunsets. The cottage is nice....lovely sitting room with comfy seating, a stove for colder days, compact but well equipped kitchen with breakfast bar and small dining area with patio doors. The bedrooms could do with redecorating and showers do need attention.... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
16 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013 via mobile

Stayed at the campsite. Exceptional location. Facilities clean. Advisory notices written so that you take notice! Great local walks and spectacular scenery. Plenty of wildlife and sheep for neighbours.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

The location is fantastic for an away-from-it-all! Advertised all en-suite....not so, we had a room with separate bathroom. mattress extremely soft, we were going to stay 3 nights but after having to sleep on the floor the 1st night we declined to stay longer. breakfast poor quality and not your typical Scottish fare, not much choice and very little. Not... More

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Address: Kintra Bay, Port Ellen PA42 7AT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay > Port Ellen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Kintra Farm Port Ellen, Islay

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