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“Beach of dreams” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Balos Beach and Lagoon

Balos Beach and Lagoon
Gramvoussa peninsula, Kissamos, Crete, Greece
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“Beach of dreams”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

This beach is just excellent. We was there today and you cant get the feeling from pictures. Thats just unimaginable. One of best attractions at west part of Crete.

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“What a spectacle”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Don't try this one in one of those tiny group A hire cars but the drive in something suitable is worth it for the coastal views even before you arrive at the top. The walk to the beach is not for those with weak hearts or vast bodies. Got to be done though

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“Balos paradise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

It takes some time and good tires to get to the Balos beach but once you're there you'll know its worth it. Looks like a paradise...
Warm water, sun, holidays that should last forever...

Visited August 2012
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“The paradise lagoon... all colours, where sky and sea melt together”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

The trip to get there, sailing is not the best one. I will avoid do it by car because of the conditions of the road!

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“Paradise beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

This is one of the must-see beaches in Crete. I like such places where you can combine 'sightseeing' of the island with lazy day on the beach and you don't feel guilty for it. The views are stunning, the color of sand, water, sky, mountains...We took the cruise boat so only had there a couple of hours which was definitely not enough. If you know how to get there, I would recommend a car to spend more time at a better hour (not when the boat unloads its hundred of tourists). But really, plan a day and visit this divine place. The sand is even more pink than in Elafonissi ;)

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