Blue water and white and pink sand is what makes balos most amazing! For a great part of the lagoon water is at ankle, tops knee level. Hardest part is to get there, easiest way being by bus from Kissamos. Still, you will have to climb down, and back up afterwards, a 30 minute distance on a rocky road. You can always use the donkey service, otherwise. There is a canteen there for refreshments and a few umbrellas, but otherwise it's quite natural. It is a must-see if you are in Crete.
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