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Review of Balos Lagoon

Balos Lagoon
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Full-Day Guided Tour to Gramvousa Island with...
Ranked #2 of 30 things to do in Kissamos
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Balos Beach is simply beautiful. Really stunning & a complete paradise.
There is 8km of difficult dirt track to get to the car park & it was quite a challenge in a normal family car. 4x4 would be better if available. Go early before the car park fills.
The walk down & up again from the beach is not appropriate for anyone with mobility issues & in height of summer I would also not want to undertake this walk with young children. There is no shade on the beach or facilities so please consider this before you go.
In April the temperature was perfect, it was completely unspoilt & I so glad we made the effort to go.

Thank Catherine T
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

it is imperative to see, but one should be careful to choose a larger ship because it can be annoying when it comes out of Kissamos out to the open sea with a smaller boat. The place is a huge lagoon because people on the other side can hardly notice people, but the fact is that the lagoon is very shallow and there is no refreshment there, just down the beach. required to visit

Thank odvjetniknenadhorvat
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

amazing lagoon! totally worth the 30 minute trip to it. you have to get there in a 6 km dirt road but drive slowly and we managed it with a small rental car and you leave the car at the end of the road and turn with the signs to the other side of the ridge and then the beach reveals to you!

Thank Paz M
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

About a 20 minute walk to get down to the beach however this is all along steps and there are plenty of places to stop for a break. Totally worth the journey, the beach is beautiful and the water is really shallow, so perfect for families with kids.

Thank Hope F
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

We drove and then hiked down to the Balos Lagoon. It was a cold and windy day but the beach and the lagoon were beautiful. I understand in the summertime it is very crowded, but in February we had the beach to ourselves...except for some goats.

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