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Full-day Tour of Balos and Gramvousa by Boat with Diving
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  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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“dirt road” (108 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (123 reviews)
“boat trip” (92 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Kissamos, Crete 734 00, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

You can only go here by car or by boat. We went by car and this was quite an experience on it's own, the road was steep and the road was just made of pebbles and dirt. When you arrive, drive all the way till...More

Thank Lieve R
Reviewed 5 days ago

You see photos of locations sometimes and you know they have been 're-touched' to look better but believe us when we say this is as stunningly beautiful as the photos look. We went in November and there were no tourist boats visiting or sunbeds and...More

Thank ranandmandy
Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s a long drive down an unpaved road to get to the beach, when you get close there is limited parking. Don't be afraid it is better than it looks like and doable in any car. Really nice, and splendid beach with breath taking views....More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most beautiful beaches I have seen. Take the boat for the day trip to Gramvousa and then you spend the rest of the day on this beautiful beach. Take the walk to the lookout for a spectacular view of an unforgettable place....More

Thank jo c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of most beutiful beachea i've seen in my life.The cliffs aswell as the sea is remarkable.sand is so white.Wish i was there during the summer.

Thank Janis D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice excursion with the boat. They first make a stop at a Venetian castle where you can walk to. The second stop is at a lagoon with a lot of pink sand. It is almost as beautiful as Elafonissi and Falasarna and if you...More

1  Thank NicciBr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most beautiful beach i have ever seen, the cliffs, the island, the blue sea and white sand, it is just perfect. sadly I didn't make it all the way down because a stone broke loose on the descent and I sprained my...More

1  Thank gekke_henk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don’t say this often but it’s one of the most spectacular views I have ever seen. From the top of the hill looking down was magnificent. So pleased we made the effort. It’s so worth a visit, made my day.

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although it was a bit windy the water was incredibly warm from the surface all the way to 2 meters down (6’7’’ feet) The best way to go, that’s not how we went, is to go by boat and then leave by boat. Driving is...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Balos is a must see. A bit of a trek to get there and approximately 7 kilometres of it are on a very bumpy road. The views on the drive there are worth it anyway! Take sneakers with you as the walk down to the...More

1  Thank Tonis s
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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