Beaches of West Crete: From Balos to Falassarna

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Beaches of West Crete: From Balos to Falassarna

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The perfect adventure tour for beach lovers including a visit to the Balos lagoon view point and the Falassarna beach.

Visiting Places: Balos lagoon view point, Falassarna beach
Duration: 7-8 hours (approx.)

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WHY WE LOVE IT

Take the best pictures of Balos lagoon following a local insider and enjoy an incredible swim at Falassarna beach - the best beach day in Chania (and an Instagram-worthy excursion of the area!)

Activity Description

Follow a local insider on a road trip to the West side of Crete, towards the peninsula of Gramvousa. Driving along the coastal dirt road you will reach the starting point of a short 15 min trek that will lead you to the breathtaking view point towards the Balos lagoon. The next destination is the famous Falassarna beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Crete with its wonderful fine white sand and warm, crystal-clear water. There, you will unwind and will have plenty of time to enjoy the beach on the sand or in one of the café-bars on the beach (a great spot also to get a snack and drinks!)

Special Features

  • Beach exploration with a local insider, off the beaten path

  • Local insider guide

  • Private transfers

Activity Snapshot

Dates | Start Time: Daily upon request here and upon prior notice at least 2 days in advance.

Duration: 7-8 hours (approx.)

Meeting Point: Chania town (pickup upon arrangement)

Group Size: This is a private tour. For larger groups, get a quote here

Pace: Easy

Spoken Language: English, Spanish, French upon request. 

Included: Private sightseeing tour with a local insider guide, transfer with an AC car/van,

Excluded: Lunch and anything else not mentioned as included.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations min. 48 hours before the tour: full refund. Cancellations less than 48 hours before the tour: 50% refund. No show: No refund.

Additional Info

  • Tour requires at least 2 days notice for higher chances of availability

  • Confirmation to be received as soon as possible (within 24 hours from booking)

  • You can present either a print out or an electronic booking confirmation for this activity

  • Complete information on Vendor, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be sent with your Booking Confirmation. The TravelPorter hand-picks the most remarkable, experienced and reliable vetted professionals for a pleasant experience from booking to completion.


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