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A stunning place to swim and snorkel. The sand is nice and the sea was clear and clean. There was even a possibility of collecting real Mediterranean sea salt if we had brought a small container to keep it in. It’s possible to go by...More
Me and my wife decided to taking a boat trip from Kissamos. It was really peaceful and calm. No souvenir shops or tourist traps.
Be aware, there are no food places there so I recommend to bring food for lunch.
we took a hiked to...More
Wonderful place, definitely worth the money and the long journey to get there. There are no bars or restaurants, so make sure you pack your lunch if you want to avoid the huge queues for the (crappy & expensive) food that they sell on boat.
Balos Beach / Lagoon is well worth the day trip. It's even worth getting a slightly larger rented vehicle and driving out, as the cruise out is time consuming. The beach is gorgeous and you could easily spend most of the day. There aren't good...More
We were there in May, went by Ferry from Chania - Vammos/Balos. It was a wonderful experience. Sea such a beautiful colour. There was even a friendly Goat on the beach. The only problem was, I did not think they give you enough time to...More
Be sure to arrive in the morning as it takes 30 minutes to drive last few kilometers and then you still have to walk for another 30 minutes (the parking area is small). It is definitely worth the hike - just make sure to have...More
The drive in is extremely rough in places and narrow too (not for the faint hearted driver!). The walk to the beach is huge and down a large hill, we went with our toddler and this certainly isn’t suitable for a young family.
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You may want to check these depending where you want to catch the boat from. Either Kissamos port with: cretandailycruises Falasarna, this can be bespoke for a smaller group too: falasarna-cruises. You also want to consider... More
You may want to check these depending where you want to catch the boat from. Either Kissamos port with: cretandailycruises Falasarna, this can be bespoke for a smaller group too: falasarna-cruises. You also want to consider a private boat cruise either from the harbour of Kissamos or Falasarna: stratatours