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Full-day Tour of Balos and Gramvousa by Boat with Diving
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“dirt road” (98 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (112 reviews)
“boat trip” (86 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Kissamos, Crete 734 00, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

Stunning blue water and just one of the best looking beaches I have ever visited - great for snorkling and bathing and just relaxing.

Thank Greensworld
Reviewed yesterday

We took a daytrip with the boat and ended here. Beatiful colours, that day it was nice and quit. There were a lot of jellyfish, but easy to avoid!

Thank mariekevandeven
Reviewed yesterday

Not worth paying the 25 euros each for this trip, hardly any shade dusty, and not easy to get into the sea because of rocks. very disappointed.boat trip was ok though

Thank RUTHIE1948
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is an extraordinary place and a must to visit; it is more beautiful than Elafonisi beach. So incredible white sand beach with sea water in 4 colours... What is is important to know: you will arrive in a so call reservation and after you...More

Thank Eduard C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After a 7km drive on dirt road and 2€ pp plus 2 km of stairs you arrive to paradise. Bring your snorkels ,cameras, gopros for some great pics and videos. Organize you full day here because there is so much to do and see. Wait...More

Thank Salvo_KANGOO
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A beautiful beach to visit but don't do what we did. We drove up to the top of the mountain and then walked down to Balos...all sounds good so far but then you have to walk up again to get back to the car. My...More

1  Thank IanWD
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is fantastic and well worth the effort. The day we were there was very windy but did not spoil it. It is just like paradise.

1  Thank albthebanker
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is very great! View is amazing. Sand too. Sea too. 5 stars. Road of course is not the best... You need be really good driver go here. And please don't stay here at night because return in this way at night is very...More

1  Thank Jasinka
Reviewed 5 days ago

Balos beach is a truly unique place in the Mediterranean. A Natura 2000 site which should be protected better. There is a lot of litter on the sanddunes above the beach thanks to the massive amount of tourists. This place is clearly worth a visit...More

1  Thank GiggsyBudapest
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The experience itself is a memorable one, so long as you are comfortable with difficult driving conditions!

1  Thank Rob C
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6 August 2017|
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Response from Traveler200782 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We had booked a trip to Balos so we did not use our own car. But everyone advised us to let our car in Kissamos and take the boat. It is much easier and you can visit both Balos and Gramvousa island. I do not think that... More
Kim T
28 July 2017|
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Response from travelingbandacoot | Reviewed this property |
February is colder in Greece. You would enjoy the views but might not get in the water
Razvan S
9 May 2017|
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Response from Marian R | Reviewed this property |
bună...da este de mancare si de băut noi cand am fost acolo am mers fără apa sau mancare la noi...iti poti lua un sandwich sau apa si suc nimic mai mult de la un om care le aduce cu barca atat in rest nu găsești prea multe... More