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Sand Island Beach Cottages

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Reviewed 5 January 2014

If you are looking for a fancy resort where you can drink umbrella drinks by the pool all day surrounded by throngs of other guests, you probably won't enjoy Sand Island. On the other hand, if what sounds good to you is having your own...More

Thank Mike P
Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded 3 February 2014

It was indeed such a pleasure to meet you and your family and have you to stay here at Sand Island and thank you for taking the time to review us. It's hard to beat fish and seafood that comes straight out of the sea...More

Reviewed 4 January 2014

We stayed here in 2013 for a week (January), and loved it so much that we booked for new year 2013/14 before we left...and we weren't disappointed. A few improvements have been made since we were last there, including a bit of a convenience store...More

Thank Wandering_Saffa
Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded 3 February 2014

We love it when we get 'new' guests becoming 'old' guests coming back year after year and look forward to bringing in the New Year (2015) with you for the third time in a row. Wonderful comments and of course we agree that Sand Island...More

Reviewed 1 January 2014

We have just returned from our second trip this year to Sand Island. We arrived early and our cottage wasn't quite ready so Cheryl and Arty gave us access to a bedroom in their own house, a cold drink and space on their verandah to...More

Thank ParishOxford
Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded 2 January 2014

Thank you so much for the review, we really do appreciate it very much when guests take the time out for this. We enjoy having you to stay just as much as you enjoy coming here as you really do embrace the Sand Island specialities...More

Reviewed 18 December 2013

Sand Island is the perfect place to relax in peace and watch the tides roll in and out. The cottages are comfortable, private and fully equipped.... and the managers, Cheryl and Arti are truly generous and gracious hosts. I took my partner to Sand Island...More

Thank Pamela G
Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded 2 January 2014

Thank you so much for your very generous review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and the chocolate cake! It was a pleasure to bake it for you and lots of fun too. Wonderful that you would like to come back and we...More

Reviewed 12 December 2013

For the third time, me and my husband and three kids, went to Sand Island Beach. We love the place, its perfect, the kids enjoyed every single minute in the water, at the beach, around the house, chatting with Cheryl and Arti in their office,...More

Thank Kyra R
Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded 2 January 2014

Thank you for this review - you are such great supporters of Sand Island and we love the fact that you enjoy being here so much. It was wonderful to welcome you and your family, with the new addition this time, back to Sand Island...More

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Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
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Refrigerator in room
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US$25 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$25 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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danielkcohen
March 22, 2018|
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Response from Flora K | Reviewed this property |
They (Artie) are excellent on email. I wish you a great stay!
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nicola s
March 11, 2016|
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Response from SandIsland | Property representative |
Thanks to all for writing to this guest whilst we were away for a few days in Tanzania. Nicola, as mentioned by our guests, we are very much operational and on our website front page you will see the 'Excellence' badges from... More
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Carlos S
September 1, 2015|
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Response from SandIsland | Property representative |
Hi Carlos, please look on our website under the 'Contact Us' section. Telephone and email address is there.
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"All the cottages have lovely sea views."
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"Arty is very transparent manager. Talk to him, tell him your situation and he ll recommend whats best for you"
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"Ask the office to rent reef shoes - this area of the coast does have sea urchins and coral."
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"All of the cottages are great - there is no way to lose."
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