Balos is an absolutely stunning beach to look at; it is an amazingly beautiful place with stunning views beach and water, a true paradise location off the beaten track. Truly postcard material !!
Balos is famous for its white sand and exotic white, vivid blue and turquoise waters. The sea is very shallow and warm. In many places the sand has a lovely pinkish color, because of millions crushed shells. Beyond the rocks at the boundaries of the lagoon, the water is deeper and colder, ideal for snorkeling.
Kasteli-Gramvousa & Balos
Two small uninhabited island of the coast of north-western Crete. The fortress at imeri Gramvousa was built in 1579 by the Venetians on top of a steep rock at a height of 137m. The panoramic view tempts you to visit it after a short walk of 20 minutes.
Kasteli Kissamou is located 42 km west of Chania.
Kolympari Kissamou-Menies, Gramvousa & Balos
Kolympari Kissamou is located 23 km west of Chania.