Chania Balos beach

General information

Balos Chania Crete: Balos is among the best beaches in Greece and one of the most beautiful beaches in Crete that lies 60 km northwest of Chania Town. It is seen as a lagoon from the hills above the beach.

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Balos has white sand, soft seabed and crystal water. Opposite the beach, there is a rocky island called Gramvoussa and on top of this island, there is a steep Venetian castle with a gorgeous view of the region and the sea.

Balos is reached trough a track raod from Kaliviani, a village close to Kissamos. This track road is about 10 km and can be crossed by a 4-wheel car. Otherwise, visitors can go by excursion boat from Kissamos.

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