Written on: 12/07/2012
I have been coming to Golden Sands for years and this will be our fourth year. After reading a lot of negative reviews I can understand why it could drive people away from this site.
However if it were as bad as people say it is, me and my family would not be so eager to return.
I have found that the people complaining must have been expected to be waited on hand and foot. Somebody should have reminded them that this is Haven not the Hilton.
Each year we have been here we have seldom had any problems with our caravan apart from our heating not working and a bulb running out in the hallway area(which is to be expected) and not in any case did these minor issues affect our holiday. All kitchen appliances were clean, bedrooms were clean and presentable, as was the lounge.
As for the site, well it's a haven site, i have found that it is so much better than other sites that I have visited (Devon Cliffs). The pool was always clean and not at all filthy and swimming in algae as some reviews have stated. The on site SPAR shop is expensive but hey, its not the end of the world, do your shopping somewhere else. There are plenty of shops in the Mabelthorpe town (heron foods / the co op).
It is rather difficult to find a table in the bar area because it is so crowded but that is not their fault. If you're that bothered go earlier!
The town in Mabelthorpe is a pretty little seaside town equipped with a fair, a number of pubs, fast food outlets and tacky little souvenir shops, everything you would expect a seaside town to be.
The beach is gorgeous and sandy and dogs are allowed which is a bonus because my dog loves the beach, we take him around 6pm when its less crowded so we can let him off his lead and he can have a run.
The food is always up to a high standard and delicious, we have never had any problems.
Basically anybody complaining about lack of service and so on needs to get a grip, its a busy popular holiday park and the staff are rushed off their feet 24/7. After all the staff are not there just for you and your complaints. Its a perfect little destination and to be quite honest I am very much looking forward to returning in two weeks time.
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