Visiting Balos will require your full day. Plan on starting early in the morning and return back late in the afternoon. This way you will have more time to relax at the beach and to regain your powers for your long trip back.
Balos while is one of the most beautiful beaches in Crete has a disadvantage. During the very hot days, you can sense an unpleasant smell due to the muddy and shallow waters. The smell becomes noticeable especially the days with no wind. Fortunately, even the smallest breeze makes the smell to go away. In case […]
At Balos you can't find any facilities so it's better to get water amd lunch with you. The last years some umbrellas were added but if you don't come to the beach very early in the morning you will not be able to book one.