Balos Beach Lagoon

Wonder of nature, exotic scenery, landscape of unparalleled beauty, 
blue paradise, gorgeous beach.” 

Balos beach – lagoon is located on the northwestern corner of Crete, 53 Km from the city of Chania and 15 Km from the town of Kissamos.

Balos is an exotic beach-lagoon formed between the peninsula of Gramvousa   1  and cape Tigani   2  , while further to the north lie two islands, Imeri Gramvousa   3  and Agria Gramvousa   4  .

Balos beach & lagoon as well as the island of Imeri Gramvousa can be reached by cruise ship that departs from the port of Kissamos. Also you have the ability to come here by yourself, driving up to a point and then continuing on foot. 

These and many other characterizations tend to ascribe the beauty of this place.


As many ratings as you read, as many nice pictures as you see … Nothing can make you realize how you will feel when you come to Balos! 

  • When you’ ll walk through the serene lagoon or lie in.
  • When you’ ll swim in its shallow, crystal, emerald, aquamarine waters. 
  • When you’ ll relax on the white sandy beach, pink in some spots because of the crushed shell powder. 
  • When you’ ll notice the wild natural beauty of the landscape, the cliffs and slopes rising above your head.