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Barking Sands Beach Cottages

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Freeland, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 6 days in late January, and will be coming back if we can get a reservation. There are basically four different types of cabins/cottages: the 6 oldest beach front, with tiny porches (so no protection from sun or rain); 6 newer beachfront cabins/cottages which are bigger and have large porches/lanais; 6 second row raised cabins/cottages with views...

1Thank lilyb0dge
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Check in was a breeze. Stayed in 1126/beachfront for 6 days. Great view. The cottages are older, but not in disrepair though. You get everything you need. And for the price, well it can't be beat. There is coral which prevents swimming but surfers are plenty here. Clean beach and no crowds. We are coming back next year and staying...

2Thank Daniel M
United States
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I am sitting here on my last day here in paradise, 2nd trip since August 2016 & Have decided to write a comprehensive review of everything Barking Sands, from the airport to leaving the airport. 1st let me say that I have travelled the globe, 51 Countries and hundreds of beaches. I have NEVER seen a beach as absolutely STUNNING...

56Thank USMC_Recon_2003
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This was our second visit to Barking Sands. We were assigned one of the new cottages, this time on the back row instead of beach front. Although they look identical to the beach front units, they are significantly smaller. Not a big deal for us as it was just the two of us. Probably took an additional 20 steps to...

Oro Valley, Arizona
Reviewed 20 November 2016

PMRF has 26 cottages (1 for VIPs) located right on the beach. You need to show IDs at the gate and get to the Outdoor Adventure Center befor 5pm. There is a small base exchange next door to get necessary items. Get bug spray. Your cottage will have wifi, a kitchen with oven, microwave, coffee maker, utensils, dishes, plates, glasses,...

5Thank maggiez99z
New Hampshire
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I so looked forward to our stay at Barking Sands...we had waited so long for availability. We checked in excited and optimistic. We had read all the reviews and were prepared for bare bones accommodation and doing our own housekeeping. We checked in November 11 - the screen in the sliding door was ripped the whole length and as I...

10Thank Stukers
Murrieta, California
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

PMRF is home to 26 cottages (1 is for Distinguished Visitors), that leaves 25 for us peons. If active duty, you can reserve up to a year out, for retirees 6 months in advance. We stayed here again, for 14 days, in #1133, from 11/01 - 11/15. Arrived on base at 1600, checked in at the Outdoor Adventure Center (close...

16Thank SoCalOregonian
Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Was here 2009 just the hubby & I and we stayed in a very basic 3 bdr house on the beach. Nice...but basic. I expected the same for this year but was pleasantly surprised when we were assigned a cute, pretty, renovated (or fairly new) cottage just off the beach. It had cute couches updated dining table and kitchen, two...

2Thank Carmela A
Vista, California
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This place was awesome. The cottages set right on the beach and for the price of $75 a night you can't go wrong. They are located on the west side of the island which can be somewhat of a drive to other areas on the island but still worth it when you see the views you encounter which are spectacular....

3Thank althatjaz
United States
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I am sitting here after my 7th day here in paradise, looking back on what I have seen. This place is truly amazing! It has the most pristine beach I have seen anywhere on earth! The distance from the touristy side of the Island is very welcome! This is the place to go when you want to get away from...

20Thank USMC_Recon_2003

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Barking Sands Beach Cottages

Address: Pacific Missle Range Facility (PMRF), Waieli, Kauai, HI
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
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“Ask for newer cottages closest to ocean”
  • Cottages on the Beach
  • View from Cottages
 of 5 bubbles maggiez99z, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you must go ask for newer cottage”
  • Mice we caught
  • Tub and bathroom filthy
  • Bathroom sink so dirty
 of 5 bubbles Stukers, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the remodeled units”
 of 5 bubbles SanAntonia, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We prefer the cottages directly on the beach but the back row cottages also have an ocean view between the front row cottages”
 of 5 bubbles williamcC7743GI, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“See above comments about the two sides and front/back cabins.”
 of 5 bubbles JustJohnPortageMI, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
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