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We stayed in a Villa called Aeolos Villas in Balos. The beach was 200 meters apart. It was good but... read more

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Istanbul, Turkey

Our friends told us to go there and we did! That was the best excursion we made! visit it if you go... read more

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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a Villa called Aeolos Villas in Balos. The beach was 200 meters apart. It was good but not so many cafes, tavernas on the beach to enjoy. It is very virgin.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our friends told us to go there and we did! That was the best excursion we made! visit it if you go crete

Thank mariusmortensen87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Camden M
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and quite place. Perfect for families and couples alone. Beach with gorgeous Stones and clean sea 😀

Thank 781Anne49
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Soffer2014
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Great beach, difficult to access so best to do your research before going. Best to wear comfy shoes as quite a bit of walking/climbing will be involved! Don’t bring small children... the way back up the hill in the sun is too much for the...More

Thank RositaStan
Reviewed 18 May 2018

We drove up in a little hire car, slow and bumpy but quite easy, a little walk down from the car park to the bay, very pretty and quiet until the boat or ferry pulls in then it's very very very busy, was still very...More

3  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 27 September 2017

No one believes that my pictures from Balos are NOT Photoshop enhanced! Yes, the water is that clear, that blue, that emerald green. The sand is that white, that pink. The last 6 km of the drive was awesome, until a car came from the...More

3  Thank P M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The beach is very long and there aren't many people so it is very peaceful. We went to the end of the beach where there was a restaurant with shower and sunbeds. Sunbeds are free. The sea is clear, it deepens very easily so be...More

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Response from Chris Z | Reviewed this property |
The road is there. The problem is that many people mistaken Balos beach at Samos with Balos beach at Crete!
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