Point Sands Holiday Park

Holiday Park

Rhunahaorine, Tayinloan, By Tarbert, Argyll, PA29 6XG

    Beautiful, peaceful park on the west coast of Kintyre. Well off the main road with woodland walks and safe, private beach for children.

    Point Sands was a Top 100 UK Parks Finalist 2012 and finished in the Top 6 in Scotland 2012.

    We are a family-run park in Kintyre located on our own long private beach well set off the main road in peaceful and tranquil surroundings.

    There are spectacular views to the Islands of Gigha, Islay, Cara and Jura with superb sunsets and local wildlife.  Located close to Arran and Cowal which can be easily explored by ferry. Relax with golf, pony trekking, birdwatching and cycle hire in the local area. 

    Spacious touring park with 40 electric hook-ups, every pitch has a sea view! Four 2 & 3 bed luxury caravan holiday homes to rent for short or long stays. Laundry, plate wash, park shop, takeaway cafe and new children's play park. WiFi Available.

    Our park shop is open all day every day and stocks fresh produce, meat, bread, and everyday supplies PLUS fresh Mr Whippy Ice Cream! Also visit Cara Cafe for delicious takeaway Fish & Chips, Kintyre scallops, local produce, vegetarian & children's menu. All cooked fresh to order. 

    2013 - NEW - Toilet/Shower facilities block in Touring Park

    3 Small Holiday Park
    Opening Times
    2014 Opening Times
    29 Mar 2014 - 31 Oct 2014

    Accommodation Type

    • Cheap Holidays Camping from £7 per night.
    • Chalet
    • Self Catering Holiday 4 luxury new holiday caravans available to hire.
    • Holiday Rentals
    • Caravan Holiday


    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Vegetarian Food Available
    • Kiosk/ Shop
    • Dinner Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Shop Open Daily with fresh bread and milk etc.
    • Breakfast Available
    • Tea & Coffee Available See Cara Cafe opening times.
    • Dairy Free We stock Dairy Free milk in the shop.
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site Cara Cafe - on-site takeaway - fresh fish & Chips etc. Vegetarian & Children's meals. Seasonal opening hours.


    • Shower
    • Tumble Dryer Coin operated.
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex Coin operated.
    • Cubicle Changing Available
    • Washing Machine
    • Toilets 3 toilets for men & women. Disabled access available in each block.
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available

    Leisure Facilities

    • Outdoor Recreational Facilities Woodland Walks and Beach Walks
    • Gift Shop
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Electron
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Cash
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card
    • Cheque


    • Parking
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Cycle Rack
    • On Public Transport Route West Coast Bus - 926 from Glasgow
    • Disabled Parking
    • Cycle Hire Nearby Cycle Hire from Gigha Activities on the island of Gigha.
    • Private Parking
    • Coach Parking On-site By arrangement ONLY.
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Camping Facilities

    • Private Parking Next To Pitch 1 car may be parked with tent or caravan.
    • Mains Electricity Serviced Pitch includes electric hook up.
    • Hot Water Shower/ Washing Facilities


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Highchair Available Free of charge.
    • Children's Menu Available All local produce, freshly cooked in the Cara Cafe on-site.
    • Cot Available Available to hire.
    • Outdoor Play Area New (2012) wooden play tower in touring park.
    • Children Welcome Children under the age of 3yrs stay for FREE.


    • Disabled Access
    • Internet Access WiFi
    • Picnic Area For use by guests.


    • Village Location
    • Rural Location
    • Remote Location 0.5 m from A83 main road down private, single track drive. Surroundings are beach, sea and woodland only.
    • Waterfront Location
    • Coastal Location
    • Sea/Loch View

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Families
    • Pets Welcome Please see website for details/charges.
    • Single Travellers
    • Pets Allowed
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Children Welcome

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Tarbert Tourist Information, 17 miles south A83. Campbeltown 19 miles north A83.

    2013 - Look for the Brown Tourist Information signs on the A83

    Getting there by ferry:-

    Islay Ferry (Kennacraig) A83 towards Campbeltown - 14 miles south of  KennacraigFerry A83.

    Gigha Ferry - 1 mile north of Tayinloan off the A83

    Arran Ferry - 18 miles south-west of Skipness

    Cowal Peninsular & Isle of Bute - Portavadie to Tarbert CalMac Ferry - 18 miles south of Tarbert on the A83


    West Coast Motors operate a bus service from Glasgow (926) and from Oban.  The bus stops at the end of our lane (0.5m) pre-arranged transfer is free to and from the park.


    Campbeltown Airport provides direct flights to and from Glasgow Mon-Fri - www.flybe.com


    The Kintyre Way the walk stretches across the whole of Kintyre from Tarbert in the North to Southend and runs right through Point Sands Holiday Park.  We offer special Backpacker rates.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Building Entrance

    • There is a ramp to the main entrance
      • Handrail by the ramp

    General Questions

    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.


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