We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Barking Sands Beach Cottages

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Kauai
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Barking Sands Beach Cottages
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel_streamline","template":"ibex_photo_carousel_streamline__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel_streamline","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

81 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 80: English reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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,...

3Thank 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...

6Thank 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...

9Thank 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...

1Thank Carmela A
Vista, California
Reviewed 1 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....

2Thank 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...

18Thank DaTravellinMan
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We just returned from a 7 night stay here. I was a little concerned that we would feel deprived by the distance away from "everything". We were far away from gift shops and crowds and traffic and expensive restaurants, it's true---but we were close to nesting shorebirds, breaking waves all night, the Milky Way, Mars and Jupiter lighting up the...

2Thank SanAntonia
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

With the other resorts on island having better offers the price isn't that great. Your at the farthest point from anywhere on the island. The amount of rules is incredible. And you have to clean the cottage before you leave. Do not go!!!!!!!!

4Thank Jeremy D
Oahu, Hawaii
Reviewed 26 June 2016

My husband and I were pleasantly surprised with how quaint the cottage was. Not to mention the location was fantastic, directly across the street from the beach. We stayed in a two bedroom cottage, and came equipped with every kitchen amenity you could think of. Naturally, we spent most of our time outside and enjoyed the comfort of the lanai...

1Thank Jennifer H

113 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (111)
Room/Suite (24)
Pool/Beach Area (17)
View from Room (16)
Hotel & Grounds (15)
Dining (6)
Bathroom (4)
Family/Play Areas (2)
Other (27)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (2)
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Kauai hotels
7.7 km away
Kokee Lodge
Kokee Lodge
#1 of 1 in Waimea
105 reviews
43.5 km away
The Kauai Inn
The Kauai Inn
#6 of 11 in Lihue
348 reviews
44.3 km away
Garden Island Inn
Garden Island Inn
#1 of 11 in Lihue
684 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
13.1 km away
Inn Waimea
Inn Waimea
#1 of 2 in Waimea
65 reviews
12.1 km away
Waimea Plantation Cottages
12.8 km away
The West Inn Kauai
The West Inn Kauai
#2 of 2 in Waimea
37 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • 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:
Barking Sands Beach Cottages Hotel Kauai
Barking Sands Beach Cottages Kauai
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Barking Sands Beach Cottages staff and other travellers.
9 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (9)

Questions? Get answers from Barking Sands Beach Cottages staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“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 R1375DLwilliamc, 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
5 of 5