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Sand Island Beach Cottages

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Reviewed 25 April 2014

I had read the reviews of Sand Island and was expecting it to be good. Somehow though none of the reviews or even the pictures prepare you for quite how lovely it is. It is so easy just to sit on the cottage verandah and...More

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Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded 16 June 2014

Isn't it always great when the location exceedes your expectations! Thank you so much for your review and the wonderful comments - we really do appreciate the time our guests take to review us and we know it is helpful to other travellers. The 'star...More

Reviewed 22 April 2014

Two times, the first time in October 2013 and now for the second time (for our honeymoon), we have stayed at Sand Island Beach Cottages. What an amazingly beautiful place this is! Truly paradise, beautiful beaches, delicious fresh fish every day from the ocean, very...More

Thank Yvon M
Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded 16 June 2014

Our honeymoon couple - thank you so much for such a super review. We were thrilled when you chose to come back to Sand Island for your honeymoon and no better place, we think, to celebrate the start to your wedded life together - quality...More

Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

This is a truly wonderful resort: small, friendly, intimate, beautiful and genuinely hassle-free. The position is idyllic, with a small but lovely coral reef and a small area that has an amazing proliferation of star fish. The urchins are plentiful so bring appropriate foot wear....More

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Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded 16 June 2014

A super review and thank you so much for taking the time to write about us. Peaceful and unique it definitely is - away from the hustle and bustle of busy beaches and tourist attractions found in other locations. Fresh fish daily, cooked immediately -...More

Reviewed 23 March 2014

This is a perfect getaway. I am not into sandy beaches (prefer to jump into the sea from a cliff :-), but this place is lovely. Managed by lovely friendly people, cottages are simple and very tastefully done, view from the veranda is gorgeous, you...More

Thank lizade
Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded 4 April 2014

It was lovely to have you and your brother to stay and thank you so much for taking the time to review us. The 'no beach boy' factor is wonderful for a truly relaxing and enjoyable beach experience and the fishermen have learnt that if...More

Reviewed 10 March 2014

I brought my family to Sand Island Beach Cottages and couldn't have been happier. The kids freely came and went to the beach all day without our supervision. The cottages were very comfortable. We hired a cook who knew how to make great seafood that...More

Thank MN-NBOTraveler
Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded 4 April 2014

Sand Island is a great place for children - safe swimming, great rock pools, snorkeling and the beach so close that parents can relax on the patio of their cottage whilst the kids enjoy the sand and the sea. It was wonderful meeting your whole...More

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Beachfront
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
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USD 25 - USD 35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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danielkcohen
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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
11 March 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
1 September 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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