We went to Blue Bay in Corfu October 17th to 31st but actually came home on the 24th becasue we hated it so much. We too paid more for this holiday becasue it was half term yet we saw it was starting to close down around us. The apartment became a prison characterised by boredom and frustration and my 2 children hated it from day 1. The kids club opened as and when the reps felt like it and when it was open the kids were just sat in a corner with a set of crayons and paper. In our 1st week there was just 4 entertainers but we still expected some kind of entertainment, but all we got was a quiz at 2pm and a game of bingo at 9pm. The reps didnt want to listen to our complaints and just shrugged us off and told us to write a letter when we got home. We found out from 1 of the entertainers that they were due to go home at the beginning of our 2nd week and so were some of the reps. we were disgusted at this and when we found out that there was room on a flight home that night we decided we had no choice (for our sanity) but to pay out extra and get home.
The food was awful but we think this was also due to it being the last 2 weeks of season, they were using up all the left overs in the freezer. The pool was dangerous, had lose tiles at the bottom which several people injured themselves on throughout the year, so far nothings been done about it and when I wrote my letter of complaint to 1st choice they tried to make out they were very concerned and said they would deal with it straight away but I know, through reports on here that 1st choice must have known about this problem since May when the 1st child was injured yet nothing has been done.
On the whole it was a holiday from hell and no way will I be going back to Corfu ever again.
hi this comment is for lynn dating back to septemeber when you asked about the restaurant Yannis. When we stayed at Blue Bay all we wanted to do was Escape so although we were all inclusive we did get out for meals and we tried Yannis. It was lovely, prices weren't too bad and the service was excellent. They are really polite in there and treat you like they have known you for ages. They do a brilliant steak!!! By the way, the thumbs up symbol is for Yannis, not Blue bay!!!
This is for Isabel....if you like Kassiopi then you will be able to find great places to eat as this is the closest town to Blue bay and if you are self catering you will spend more time there than actually at Blue Bay. Janis is a lovely restaurant if you like steaks and theres a Mc donalds there and 1 in Sidari and Corfu town.
this is to lexy, you are going to blue bay at the beginning of the season so im not too sure what will be open in the towns but there is a great bar called Valentinos down the end of the road right by the beach! you can get to it easier by going out the gate by the pool but they close that gate at 10 ish so you have to walk for what feels like miles after loads of valentinos brilliant cocktails!!!
valentinos also let kids in and he is real cheap! he mixes what ever cocktails you want and he even gives you little freebies......great stuff!! other than that theres a place in Archaravi called planet olivewood, great people and great drink! there wasnt anything for my 17 mth old to do on the actual resort,he just sat in his buggy the whole time, very poor entertainment and he hated the food! but i do wish you all the best for a great family holiday. hopefully 1st choice will have listened to all our complaints and sorted everything out for 2004! happy holidays lexy luv helen xxxx