Balos is an exotic beach-lagoon formed between the peninsula of Gramvousa and cape Tigan. It is included among the most beautiful Mediterranean beaches due to its turquoise waters and amazing color in the sand, which, at many of the points, it has a wonderful pink hue (as in Elafonisi) due to millions broken shells. Balos beach is one of the shelters of the protected “Mediterranean Seal”. It is located on the southwest part of the prefecture of Chania, 58 km away from the city of Chania and 17 km away from Kissamos.

HOW TO GET THERE: Balos can be reached by boat that departs from the port of Kissamos. Also, you have the ability to come here by yourself, driving up to a point and then continuing on foot. 
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