Balos Beach

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Balos beach
Photo: © Pavel Timofeev / 123RF
Balos Lagoon, Crete
Photo: © Olaf Tausch / CC BY

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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

A UV Index reading of 3 or more means some precautions should be taken. For more information visit our guide to the UV Index.

Temperature Averages

Average Water Temp

Balos Beach tide times & sea state

Wed 17/07 »

Tide times
Daylight
First light05:53
Sunrise06:22
Sunset20:40
Dark21:09

Thu 18/07 »

Tide times
Daylight
First light05:54
Sunrise06:23
Sunset20:40
Dark21:09

Fri 19/07 »

Tide times
Daylight
First light05:55
Sunrise06:24
Sunset20:39
Dark21:08

Sat 20/07 »

Tide times
Daylight
First light05:55
Sunrise06:24
Sunset20:39
Dark21:08

Sun 21/07 »

Tide times
Daylight
First light05:56
Sunrise06:25
Sunset20:38
Dark21:07

Mon 22/07 »

Tide times
Daylight
First light05:57
Sunrise06:26
Sunset20:38
Dark21:06

Today's weather

Light rain showers

24 °C
(75 °F)

Light breeze, 10.8 km/h from NNW

Sea temperature

24.4°C / 75.9°F

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Average: 4 (1 vote)

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