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Golden Sands Holiday Park - Park Holidays UK

Week Lane, Dawlish EX7 0LZ England
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#10 of 17 Speciality lodging in Dawlish
Golden Sands is set in the perfect location for a fun-filled family holiday. Just a short walk from Dawlish Warren beach and with use of neighbouring park facilities, there’s so much to see and do. The holiday park features a lively entertainment programme and a huge range of facilities, including indoor and outdoor swimming pools, arcade areas and an adventure playground.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Paid internet
Bar / lounge
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fence around pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Laura B wrote a review Yesterday
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Pod very nice our second stay. Entertainment very good all staff friendly and can't help enough. Pool was fine. My only one thing is cleanliness. Toilets shower blocks very dirty and not cleaned daily. Cleaning staff seemed to be rushed. Toilets in bar very out dated could do with new really. Not enough cleaning staff seems to be the problem. I watched them 8 mins in a pod not long enough to clean I am afraid But over all was good.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Alan b wrote a review Yesterday
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fantastic entertainment me the wife and the kids very much enjoys the night time entertainment.the kids looks forward to 6pm till finish every day thank you so much for the amazing staff that work there can't say thank u enough.to come.all the way from Bristol it's fantastic
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Mellissa P wrote a review Yesterday
Binley, United Kingdom488 contributions54 helpful votes
This is our 3rd year returning to the pods and we were all set to book up for next year at the “book now for the same price” but we’re very disappointed to find out it was only 15% off next year that means we would be paying £258 instead of the £185 we have paid. With the pods having no room to do anything unless you bring a gazebo I can’t understand the price rise. With the pods on the hill we were the only 2 families the rest were empty as were the 2 new pods in front of us. Some were occupied along the bottom but there were absolutely no campers in tents there at all, is that because of the price rise???!!! The toilets are absolutely horrendous and smelt very bad all of the time! They were not being professionally cleaned everyday. The 1 pod per time in the bathroom is a joke! No one really locked the bathroom and people were happy to share as nearly all restrictions are lifted anyway. We booked for the swimming pool but again it was gross!! They need to clean the top of the pool as you can see the skin and grease and crime where it is not being cleaned. Sorry to say we won’t be staying here again. *clean your toilets better! *clean your swimming pool *tell people in pods to bring a gazebo as if it rains you have no where to cook!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Derek R wrote a review Yesterday
Cradley Heath, United Kingdom9 contributions
Last year i booked up and i had been gold. I was told they had no more gold caravans as they were all 5 years old so i was downgraded to silver but still paid £795 for a gold caravan . I went to book for next year and was told all their caravans were now gold and the cost was now£1,600. I asked if all the caravans were being replaced then as last year i was told you had none. The staff just laughed and said they were now 3 years old and if i didn't like it to get in touch with head office. I did and as you may have guessed i haven't had a reply. I can only guess the caravans have had facelifts and botox to make them younger. I have been using this park for 21 years first with my children and now with my children and grandchildren and can say never again as my daughter said "they are trying to mug you off" . Ive booked next year with someone else. This isn't a complaint this is a warning.
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Date of stay: June 2021
Amy H wrote a review Jul 2021
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We stayed in a private caravan so can’t comment on that side, judging by the comments I’m glad we didn’t, standards seem to have dropped a fair bit! I always came to golden sands for our family holiday 30years ago😊 I have lots of lovely memories of this place! Everything was the same apart from the clubhouse😔 I preferred it the way it was, with sweet snacks and fancy cocktails. However the entertainment was brilliant like it always used to be, albeit a bit repetitive on fri and sat night but think that was down to most people arriving on those days. Pool was great however the “hour” slot is actually only 45mins as the call you 10mins before to get out allowing you time to dry, dress and leave, can’t see why when all other restrictions are lifted that you still have a time limit, or having to book! Every member of staff I spoke to were friendly and helpful😊 All in all I still love this place and so do my child now, we’ll definitely be back.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Stacey Brown, Guest Services / Front Office at Golden Sands Holiday Park - Park Holidays UK
Responded 2 days ago
Hello C1601YLamyh, Thankyou for taking time to write us a lovely 4* review. We are so glad that you are still making wonderful memories with us here at Golden Sands. We will pass on your comments to the relevant departments, especially the entertainments team. We have decided to stick to a booking system for the pool as its is still at a capacity and with the amount of guests and owners we accommodate, this means there's more of a fair chance of everyone getting to use the swimming facilities during their stay. Thankyou once again and we can't wait to welcome you back. Kind regards,
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Frequently Asked Questions about Golden Sands Holiday Park - Park Holidays UK
Which popular attractions are close to Golden Sands Holiday Park - Park Holidays UK?
Nearby attractions include Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve (0.7 km), The Paint Hub (0.7 km), and Pirates Cove Adventure Golf (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Golden Sands Holiday Park - Park Holidays UK?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Golden Sands Holiday Park - Park Holidays UK?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a sofa.
What food & drink options are available at Golden Sands Holiday Park - Park Holidays UK?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Golden Sands Holiday Park - Park Holidays UK?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Golden Sands Holiday Park - Park Holidays UK?
Conveniently located restaurants include Forest Fungi/ The Farm Shop, Penaligons Plaice, and The Mount Pleasant Inn.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Golden Sands Holiday Park - Park Holidays UK?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Golden Sands Holiday Park - Park Holidays UK?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Golden Sands Holiday Park - Park Holidays UK?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Golden Sands Holiday Park - Park Holidays UK?
Many travellers enjoy visiting A La Ronde (6.0 km) and Powderham Castle (5.1 km).
Is Golden Sands Holiday Park - Park Holidays UK accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.