Balos Lagoon, Kissamos

4.4
Balos Lagoon resides on the uninhabited island off the northwestern coast of Crete. The lagoon features warm and shallow waters, making it a popular spot for families with small children. At the height of the tourist season, daily ferries running from the nearby Kissamos port bring hundreds of visitors to the beach. Avoid the crowds by taking your swim early in the morning, before the Kissamos ferries arrive. You can also spend a few solitary moments by exploring the ruins of a small Roman settlement, located just north of the lagoon. The island offers limited tourist facilities, so bring lots of drinking water and a light snack. To visit Balos Lagoon on your holiday in Kissamos, and find out what else Kissamos has to offer, use our Kissamos.
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  • What to say, nature against nature!!!! Everything here is just perfect!!!! Sand,beaches, lagoon itself. One more Must visit places in Kreta.  more »
  • There were no boats sailing to the lagoon so we ventured the shore trail. Go for it only if you are in shape start early and have adequate supplies of water and snacks. Swimming in the lagoon is...  more »

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