the Most Exotic Beach
Nothing can compare to this paradise. In the northwest corner of Crete in the Gramvousa peninsula, located the beautiful and popular Balos beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean sea.
The beach of Balos has very nice white and red sand, while in the centre there is a small lagoon with turquoise waters. Opposite the Balos Lagoon are two small islands, Gramvousa and wild Gramvousa, the first is quite small and rocky, the other is much larger and features a castle built by the Venetians.
If you are looking for accommodation near Balos lagoon, hotel Kaliviani can be an excellent choice.
How to Get
to Balos Lagoon
Hotel Kaliviani can serve as the ideal starting point to visit Balos beach.
How to get to Balos by boat:
If you want to visit Gramvousa islands and Balos Beach starting from our hotel in Kaliviani, you can get one of the boats that organize daily cruises, departing from the port of Kissamos.
The port refrain just 2 kilometres
(5 minutes driving) from the Hotel Kaliviani.
How to get to Balos by car:
Also you can go by car starting from Kaliviani village, drive 9 km, (about 40 minutes driving), on a dirt road till to the end of the road, leave your vehicle at the parking space and then follow the path fror 2 km (about 30 minutes walking) and then you will confort the beautiful Balos lagoon.