Balos Beach

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Balos beach
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Balos Lagoon, Crete
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Located on the north-western tip of Crete, Balos beach is a strip of sand and lagoon stretching between the Gramvousa Peninsula and the headland of Cape Tigani. The landscape of Balos is stunning with white / pink sand interspersed with turquoise pools all dominated by the bulk of cape Tigani. Despite the beach here being immensely popular there is a feeling of wilderness here - if you were to come before or after the last ferry from Kissamos had left this would be a very different place. A backdrop of rugged hillsides and the Island of Gramvousa just along the coast with its Medieval fortress.

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Balos Beach Weather Info

5 Day Balos Beach UV Index

UV Index scale

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Balos Beach tide times & sea state

Sun 17/11 »

Tide times
Daylight
First light06:35
Sunrise07:02
Sunset17:18
Dark17:45

Mon 18/11 »

Tide times
Daylight
First light06:36
Sunrise07:03
Sunset17:17
Dark17:44

Tue 19/11 »

Tide times
Daylight
First light06:37
Sunrise07:04
Sunset17:17
Dark17:44

Wed 20/11 »

Tide times
Daylight
First light06:38
Sunrise07:05
Sunset17:16
Dark17:43

Thu 21/11 »

Tide times
Daylight
First light06:39
Sunrise07:06
Sunset17:15
Dark17:43

Fri 22/11 »

Tide times
Daylight
First light06:40
Sunrise07:07
Sunset17:15
Dark17:42

Today's weather

Partly cloudy

19 °C
(66 °F)

Light air, 4.7 km/h from ENE

Sea temperature

21.9°C / 71.4°F

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Average: 4 (1 vote)

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