Well its good to have any sunbeds at all, considering there weren't any in May for when our daughter and grandsons came here = they need an umbrella at least at that age, so yes, there are too many now but better that than being sunburnt.
Message posted by shilpa on 17 August 2011 at 11:18am - IP Logged
We have just come back from Moraitika and the beach there was lovely, no overcrowding of beds at all and in some parts by the Delphinia there was none at all and not hordes of people either - it was perfect!
Message posted by DAVIDandANN on 10 September 2011 at 11:39am - IP Logged
Too many sunbeds not enough sunbeds, you can never please everybody. If you knew how much the council charges to place sunbeds on the beach you would understand why there are so many, next year I am sure the beds will be out in May. The two guys that run them took on the licence when nobody else would and have done great service to Messongi keeping the beach clean and tidy.
Well done Cristos and Tony
Message posted by janmanessi on 10 September 2011 at 11:44am - IP Logged
Why can't they put out a few sunbeds and have the rest in reserve in case they are needed? The sight of lovely Kerasia the other day, deserted but crammed with sunbeds from end to end was really depressing. Drove past Messonghi recently- also full from end to end with empty beds.
Obviously those making money from putting them out want to make as much as possible, but empty ones make no money- and the sight of them all put in regimented rows puts so many people off that it actually loses them trade!
I avoid, if possible, any beach with sunbeds- if people need shade beach umbrellas are available at all supermarkets for only a few Euros, and a roll up mat does the job quite well if you don't want to lie on the sand- before anyone screams yes I know some people cannot lie down on the beach, therefore a FEW beds are a good idea.
Message posted by Jackie F on 10 September 2011 at 2:28pm - IP Logged
David and Ann, Hiya, we were in Messonghi in June this year, and to be honest we did not think that anyone would be prepared to pay the ridiculous price that the council were asking for the concession. We were lucky in that we were able to borrow beds from Seaside Bar, but it was pretty quiet then and I know that some of the cafe/bar/minimarket owners were slightly worried that people would stop coming down to Messonghi beach due to the lack of facilities at that end.
Even though it was really lovely to be able to share that end of the beach with only a few other people, Im glad that someone had the gumption to get on and do what had to be done.
I would really like to know who Christos and Tony are please!
Message posted by janmanessi on 10 September 2011 at 2:39pm - IP Logged
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