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Sea at Glyfada, Corfu

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Sea at Glyfada, Corfu

Is it sandy or stony in the sea at Glyfada in Corfu?

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1. Re: Sea at Glyfada, Corfu

It's a sandy bottom we didn't need any sea- shoes. We found it great to go right out without getting too deep and it's a lovely area. A lifeguard is on duty and if the red flag is up ( as it was for part of the week we were there) he patrols up and down the shoreline as well as sitting in his tower on watch.

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Many thanks, I don't have to take the sea shoes then! We are staying at the Grand in 2 weeks, any other tips that might be helpful? Thanks again.

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Thanks for that info we will be there in just over 2 weeks aswell.

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The shop in the hotel is rather expensive for toiletries, suncreams etc so make sure you've brought plenty. there are a couple of small supermarkets that serve the nearby apartments and villas that are not badly priced.

The hotel only provides a gel/soap style by dispenser and no hospitality tray with shower cap, tissues, lotions n potions etc, so bring your own! The shower/gel dispenser is good though and we used that rather than what we brought...

You'll get bottled water in your room every day and there's a great drinks hospitality tray of tea and coffee which was replenished as needed. A nice bottle of red wine was also waiting to welcome you as well ad bathrobes and slippers.... All really nice touches we thought.

It's a really nice hotel, unfortunately they slipped up with not giving us the sea view room w had paid extra for

but I think we probably took the easy option and didn't stand firm as others did.... just wanted to get on with enjoying the holiday.... which we did...and have put on the extra weight to prove....lol!!

Hope you have a really great time and this beautiful island captivates you as much as it did us.

Edited: 04 June 2013, 14:32
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Meant to add the sea goes out a distance at the same depth so is great for non swimmers or for children. keep an eye on the flag system as the currents are still there but the lifeguard will always give the warning if it's unsuitable for bathing. Lots of sand castle making material for the little ones.... kept them all happy for hours.

Edited: 04 June 2013, 14:42
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6. Re: Sea at Glyfada, Corfu

Many thanks for the further information Drummermum.

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Yes thanks from.me too. Good to hear about the sea.

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You're both very welcome :))

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9. Re: Sea at Glyfada, Corfu

We have just been and found the beach here very dirty and littered.

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10. Re: Sea at Glyfada, Corfu

the beach is sandy but there are quite large stones in the sea to the right hand side of the beach. To the left hand side it is sandy into the water and perfect for swimming

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