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Great weekend break by the sea

We had a really great time last weekend at Elie. Accommodation in our beach caravan was spacious... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
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Lovely site. Immaculately clean and maintained.Very comfortable, well stocked club bar and very... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
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Nestled behind a wide expanse of dunes and a sweeping sandy beach, multi-award-winning Elie Holiday Park at Shell Bay is a true hidden gem. Voted as the Best Visitor Attraction in Fife by Kingdom FM listeners, families have been enjoying holidays...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Shell Bay, Elie KY9 1HB, Scotland
+44 1333 330283
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

We had a really great time last weekend at Elie. Accommodation in our beach caravan was spacious, clean, modern and right next to the beach. The dogs loved the walks. Food in the restaurant at night (and cafe during the day) was first class and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Lovely site. Immaculately clean and maintained.Very comfortable, well stocked club bar and very polite, friendly staff. We stayed in a Castaway home which was well equipped, spotless and had very comfortable seating and beds. We will definately return.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank brinDerby
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Just back from a few days here. There is lots to see and do around the park. The play park on site is fantastic. We had lunch at the cafe a few times and was very reasonable. The only thing that let it down for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dawn_McG
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

This was our first time staying at Shell bay. *caravan was very clean and well maintained * welcome was easy and very good. * shop was adequate for small items you might have forgotten. Supermarkets can be found in Leven. * bar prices reasonable. *...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SAM F
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely site, right at the beach with stunning views over the River Forth. Large outdoor adventure park for children, clubhouse/bar with live entertainment, restaurant, cafe/bistro/takeaway, wee shop, laundry facilities. The only place we felt that let the site down a wee bit...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank susieblue48
Reviewed 23 July 2018

excellent facilities for family camping, play park, electric pitch, toilet and wash block always kept clean. Staff very welcoming and friendly. Would recommend

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tina F
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Spent a few really windy nights in a camper van and poor sleep quality. Bank holiday weekend was glorious sunshine and a few BBQ's were ongoing. Amenity block well maintained tho' showers were timed & cut off shortly. Entertainment was mediocre with poor quality entertainers...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank skotia
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

This site is close to a beach. When busy can feel cramped. However the children's play area is one of the best we have seen. The restaurant, cafe and bar are modern and clean. The coffee at the café is the best we have found...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Norrie07
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We've been to Elie a few times now and never let down no matter the weather. Whether it's chilling out or going for walks on the many beaches and forests or going for a bite to eat and a drink we always have something to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Roycook67
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I am very much a West person but was persuaded to try the East. We are here in a tourer. Pitch SO uneven, large area covered in dog dirt, children running around unaccompanied at 11pm in pitch black shouting and crying. Cars zoom through pitches...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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28 July 2018|
Response from Brian C |
Unsure as most people had an ariel on their vans though there is a power point to hook up for electricity on each pitch.
6 June 2017|
Response from Roycook67 | Reviewed this property |
not the times we've been