Tours Crete

Balos Lagoon from Hersonissos

Balos Lagoon Tour
Balos beach Tour

Balos lagoon from Hersonissos. Hersonissos also serves as a starting point for exploring some of the natural wonders of Crete, including the breathtaking Balos Lagoon. A Balos Lagoon tour from Hersonissos promises an unforgettable adventure, allowing visitors to discover the mesmerizing beauty of this unique destination.

The day trip typically begins with a comfortable bus transfer from Hersonissos to Kissamos port, a town located on the northwest coast of Crete. From there, participants board a boat that will cruise along the coastline, providing stunning views of the Cretan landscape. The boat journey itself is an integral part of the experience, as passengers can soak in the Mediterranean sun and enjoy the refreshing sea breeze.

As the boat approaches the Balos Lagoon, anticipation builds among the passengers. The first glimpse of the beach is truly awe-inspiring—a shallow, turquoise lagoon surrounded by a white sandy beach and bordered by dramatic cliffs. The contrasting colors of the water and the beach create a postcard-perfect scene that leaves visitors in awe.

Balos Lagoon Tour from Hersonissos

Upon reaching the Balos Lagoon, the boat anchors, allowing participants to disembark and spend several hours exploring this natural paradise. The lagoon is renowned for its shallow, crystal-clear waters, making it an ideal spot for swimming and snorkeling. The unique geography of the area, with its islets and sandbars, adds to the charm and uniqueness of Balos.

Visitors can also take a leisurely stroll along the sandy beach, capturing the beauty of the surroundings from different perspectives. 

After a day of exploration and relaxation, the boat sets sail back to Kissamos, where the bus transfer awaits to take participants back to Hersonissos. The return journey provides an opportunity to reflect on the beauty of Balos Lagoon and the memories created during this enchanting day trip.

A Balos Lagoon tour from Hersonissos is not just a sightseeing excursion; it’s a sensory experience that immerses visitors in the natural wonders of Crete, leaving them with lasting memories of turquoise waters, sandy beaches, and the beauty of Balos beach.

Balos Lagoon from Hersonissos Details

Hersonissos Schedule

Monday and Wednesday


Hersonissos Pick Up Points

Nana Golden Beach Bus stop 25
Mediterraneo (Main Road Bus Stop)
Opposite Belvedere Gate Bus stop 24
Silva Beach Main Road Entrance
Pela Maria Bus Stop 22
Opposite National Bank Bus Stop 21
Pharmacy Opposite Chalkiadakis S/M
Pigadi Piskopiano(The Well)
Kritikos Supermarket Road
Albatros Corner or Caravel Rent A Car
Creta Maris Meeting Point Bus stop

Places of Visit

Gramvousa Island, Balos Lagoon

Available Day trips to Balos Beach

Gramvousa and Balos Lagoon Tour

Gramvousa and Balos Lagoon Tour

Kissamos Port - Gramvousa Island - Balos Lagoon
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Balos Lagoon from Hersonissos Pick Up points

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