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Barend Holiday Village

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our second family visit to Barend, but the first for our 22 month old grandson. The main reason we come here is because it's close to where other relatives live. However, I have looked to stay at other local places and nothing quite fits the bill. Barend is good value for money, it's tranquil, it's friendly. The recently refurbished pool... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just returned from a short stay at barend holiday village, we stayed in one of the larger chalets which was of a good standard, but what makes this place special is the beautiful setting of the village, on site there is a bar restaurant which serves good food and drink also there is a indoor pool which we used and... More 

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TeamBHV, Guest Relations Manager at Barend Holiday Village, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay in Chalet 10 walshy40 and had a relaxing holiday with us! Thank you for your kind comments on the setting and for recommending a stay with us, hope to see you again soon! More 

Redditch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a chalet overlooking the Loch. Although the chalet is worn ( we were informed it is about to be upgraded). However it was still comfortable. THE VIEW WAS LOVELY . It was only a 10 minute walk to a nice quiet beach which was dog friendly. The staff were also friendly. We had a nice break there and would... More 

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TeamBHV, Guest Relations Manager at Barend Holiday Village, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us! We will pass your comments onto the owner regarding the chalet (they are hoping to get it upgraded once peak holiday time is over), the view is amazing isn't it!? So glad you found most of the area to be dog friendly, it really is a... More 

South Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fantastic! Myself, my husband and two children annoyed five days stay in a beautiful cabin, and enjoyed the beautiful area, will definitely be back. We were lucky and had beautiful weather, lots to do and the beach is stunning.

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TeamBHV, Guest Relations Manager at Barend Holiday Village, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a lovely review Jayne we are so glad you all enjoyed your stay in Chalet 35 and got such fab weather! Look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Sunderland, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came here for an Easter break because we could bring our two young dogs. Our chalet was comfy and clean and well equipped. It was great that the dogs were allowed in the bar even while we were having a meal and there were plenty of places to exercise them. The pool was a big hit with our boys... More 

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TeamBHV, Guest Relations Manager at Barend Holiday Village, responded to this review

We are so happy you all enjoyed your Easter break with us Rita, glad the doggies enjoyed their holidays too! Look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just had a 2 wk family holiday at barend.chalet 29.The site is clean well kept and quiet, staff are very helpfull and pleasant. The pool was always warm and clean and most of the time we were the only ones in.There is loads to do in the area.we did the chocolate factory,grandkids 6 n 10 loved it.The riding centre was... More 

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TeamBHV, Guest Relations Manager at Barend Holiday Village, responded to this review

Hello Patsy we are so glad you all enjoyed your time with us and were able to get out and enjoy the lovely weather and explore the area. Thank you so much for your feedback on the chalet, we will pass your comments on to the owner, we are aware of the problem with the lights and are hoping to... More 

Oldham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We returned to Sandyhills after a 5 year absence, and again we enjoyed a splendid week at the Barends Holiday village. The log cabin accomodation was faultless (apart from a bat getting into my daughters bedroom one night, & frightening her to death). The views from the verandahs were of the loch just across the road, and we all enjoyed... More 

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TeamBHV, Guest Relations Manager at Barend Holiday Village, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your return to the area davnsue and your stay with us, sorry about the bat! Great to hear you made the most of the swimming pool and enjoyed your time in it, we hope to see you all again soon! More 

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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed in no60 a beautiful lodge! I would recommend a stay here, you won't be disappointed. On site pool is quiet, as is the sauna. The bar is very friendly and the restaurant serves excellent food. The beach is a great place for kids but read the tide timetables!

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TeamBHV, Guest Relations Manager at Barend Holiday Village, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review Bob T, we are so glad you enjoyed your time in number 60, the swimming pool & sauna, the restaurant and the beach, hope to see you again soon! More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Dumfries and Galloway and Barend was recommended by a friend. We stayed in the farm cottage next to the owners house that just sleeps two people. We were amazed at the size of the cottage because although it had only one bedroom, the rest of the property was spacious and really well equipped. A... More 

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TeamBHV, Guest Relations Manager at Barend Holiday Village, responded to this review

We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay in the Farm Cottage so much chris2096 I have forwarded on your comments to the owners and they really appreciate the kind words! So glad you found the cottage to be well equipped and spacious and you enjoyed the views and the Sky TV, hopefully we will get you in the swimming pool... More 

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Has always like previous visits to Barend everyone had a brilliant time. Special praise must go to Gary and Lesley at the bar for good food and drink. Keep up the good work. Great accommodation in lodge 55.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Barend is an idyllic setting, overlooking a loch and surrounded by hills and forests teeming with wildlife, only a quarter of a mile inland from beautiful and safe Sandyhills beach on the Colvend coast. We are an ideal base for walkers, cyclists - including visitors to the famous 7 Stanes mountain bike trails - bird watchers and all those who enjoy all the peaceful outdoor pursuits available in the stunning scenery which is Dumfries & Galloway: an area of outstanding natural beauty. All of our Scandinavian style chalets are comfortable with central heating for all year round use. We offer "Pets welcome" as well as "pet free chalets". We offer 4 different of accommodation: all well equipped for the freedom of self-catering and all with some ground floor sleeping accommodation. Our prices include bed linen and towels. All lodges have TV,DVD players and Dishwashers. Some have Satellite: the rest have freeview or Free Sat and most have Wi-Fi internet access. Our most popular chalets are Type A: A two story chalet with two double or twin bedrooms: one with en-suite toilet & hand basin: a large upstairs playroom / bedroom: sleeping up to eight. Some A types have an upstairs bedroom and full en-suite bathroom instead and sleep up to six. In all, a house bathroom downstairs: large living & dinning area with kitchen: upstairs and downstairs decks with great views. Any length of stay of three nights or more, arriving on any day subject to availability. We are open all year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barend Holiday Village

Address: | Near Dalbeattie, Sandyhills DG5 4NU, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Sandyhills
Price Range: $73 - $463 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As:
Barend Holiday Village Hotel Colvend
Barend Holiday Village Dalbeattie
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