Balos Lagoon, Kissamos

4.4
Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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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  • Beautiful place well worth a visit only if you have sea legs was a bumpy ride on boat i was ok but my kids spent the journey with heads in a bag so sea sickness pills advised otherwise if you are in.....  more »
  • We drove to Balos Lagoon from our villa in Falassarna. We decided to having read other reviews to go in the morning and we were pleased we did. You can also visit by boat which im sure is lovely. As....  more »

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