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

Sun 19/05 »

Tide times
Daylight
First light05:49
Sunrise06:17
Sunset20:26
Dark20:54

Mon 20/05 »

Tide times
Daylight
First light05:48
Sunrise06:17
Sunset20:27
Dark20:55

Tue 21/05 »

Tide times
Daylight
First light05:47
Sunrise06:16
Sunset20:27
Dark20:56

Wed 22/05 »

Tide times
Daylight
First light05:47
Sunrise06:16
Sunset20:28
Dark20:57

Thu 23/05 »

Tide times
Daylight
First light05:46
Sunrise06:15
Sunset20:29
Dark20:58

Fri 24/05 »

Tide times
Daylight
First light05:45
Sunrise06:14
Sunset20:30
Dark20:58

Today's weather

Cloudy

23 °C
(73 °F)

Light breeze, 6.8 km/h from N

Sea temperature

18.3°C / 65°F

Rating

Average: 4 (1 vote)

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