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A beautiful beach located on the south side of the island, it has a large cave on the beach and excellent snorkeling. Drive to the end of the road and you will see the cave. A few good places to eat and relax are also nearby. Quiet, shade and...more
Balos Beach is a very hard place to rate! For some it is 5 stars and others a big fat zero. If you are prepared and physically fit without a fear of heights and enjoy a grueling physical challenge you will be rewards by a...More
Getting to this beach will take you forever, your car will suffer the worst possible roads in the way and once parked you’ll have to walk for over half an hour... but it’s TOTALLY worth it. Crystal clear waters, several different areas to chill or...More
This trip was booked through the hotel at Elafonisi Travel. The pick-up time and duration of the busride was correct. then we had to board a small ferry to take us to Balos Beach. At the beach which is also accessible by car (with a...More
First of all, this is one of the most incredible beaches I've ever been to. Not too crowded, and absolutely beautiful. We hiked up to the viewpoint, which was absolutely worth it.
NOTE: you have to take a ferry to get here, and the last...More
Well worth the visit especially if you like swimming.
The ferry was oldish but very clean and served good food & snacks.
Bring plenty of water when disembarking on to the beach.
Be sure to get back on the ferry on time.
Did not know this was still an option in Europe in July. A lovely beach with great restaurants and good swimming but almost no almost no people to share this pearl. What a find. Take those special watershoes as it is no sand here. But...More