Balos and Gramvousa

Balos lagoon is one of the Cretan beaches famous for its turquise waters and ranks in the top beaches of Europe and the World. Standing above the beach on the hill the views are surreal and amazing. The shallow turquoise waters on the fine sands are so clear and you can see all shades of blue.

There are 2 possibilities to reach this remote beach:

1) Take a boat from Kissamos directly to the beach or

2) Drive up the dirt road from Kissamos to the north west end of the island, park your car and walk down a trail for about 20min. You will be able to enjoy stunning views over the turquoise waters of the lagoon from up there.

Note: You have to pay a small fee to enter into the natural reserve.