Balos, Crete, Greece


Balos Beach boasts a singular location, located between the Cape Tigani and the Cape Gramvousa on the island of Crete, Greece. Its distinctive position results in shallow waters and warmer temperatures than those found on typical beaches. Monastic seals and loggerhead sea turtles can often be observed here. In addition to its natural allure, Balos Beach features a well-developed infrastructure including numerous bars, loungers, showers and restrooms. Visitors can enjoy convenient access via nearby parking and car transportation.
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What to do at Balos?


Balos amenities include parking, toilet, shower and loungers.


You can enjoy a refreshing drink at one of the bars situated on the beach.

Visitor Reviews

Visitor reviews highlight the stunning shades of blue and clean waters of Balos Beach, as well as its shallow and warm waters that are ideal for young children. However, visitors complain about the difficult and bumpy road to get there, which can be particularly challenging for rental cars.

Where is Balos?

Latitude: 35.58400184 / Longitude: 23.58893394

Balos is located in Balos. The following map of Balos shows the exact location.

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