Balos Bliss: A 6-Hour Coastal Expedition from Kissamos

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    Embark on a mesmerizing 6-hour coastal expedition from Kissamos, unveiling the unparalleled beauty of the Cretan coastline. Our journey begins at the world-renowned Balos Beach, where turquoise waters meet soft sands in a breathtaking embrace. From there, we set sail to Gramvousa Island, crowned by a medieval fortress that offers panoramic views of the sea. This captivating island is also home to a shipwreck, creating an ideal spot for snorkeling enthusiasts to explore.

    The adventure takes an exclusive turn as we explore the hidden treasures of Balosa collection of secret, small sandy beaches accessible only by boat. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of these secluded gems, away from the bustling crowds, creating memories in the embrace of serenity.

    Continuing our coastal private tour, we navigate Gramvousa Peninsula, encountering the enchanting Agios Sozos. Nestled within a small bay with captivating blue-green waters, this location holds a special charm with its diminutive chapel. Discover the legend of Agios Sozos—the saint that saves—whose name echoes tales of old fishermen finding refuge in this bay during tempestuous seas.

    As we venture further, the journey unveils the mystical Tersanas Cave, a haven for observing wild goats in their natural habitat. Delight in the spectacle of untamed beauty as these majestic creatures traverse the rugged terrain surrounding the cave.

    Join us on this extraordinary exploration, where each moment is a brushstroke painting a vivid portrait of the coastal wonders of Crete. From the iconic Balos Beach to the hidden coves and cultural gems, our 6-hour coastal expedition promises an immersive experience into the heart of this captivating region.

    Free snorkeling supplies (upon request), drinks.

    Suggested starting times: 8.30 – 9.30 a.m.


    • 1

      Kissamos: departure time: 9.00

    • 2

      Balos: arrival time: 9.35, stop 2h

      Balos Lagoon
    • 3

      Imeri Gramvousa: arrival time: 11.40, stop 1h

      Gramvousa Shipwreck
      Gramvousa Fortress
    • 4

      Hidden Beaches of Balos: arrival time: 12.45, stop 1h

    • 5

      Agios Sozon: arrival time: 14.05, stop 20′

    • 6

      Tersanas Cave: arrival time: 14.30, stop 10′

      wild goats
    • 1

      Kissamos: drop-off time: 15.00

    *The schedule may change depending on weather conditions and your specific needs.

    * As we customize your trip to your needs, you can choose how to spend your time on this beautiful Island or build your itinerary with us!

    Kissamos 35.50571326546907, 23.640148527921237 1
    Balos 35.57959632817411, 23.58865100797632 2
    Imeri Gramvousa 35.607850, 23.579472 3
    Hidden Beaches of Balos 35.598482, 23.593494 4
    Agios Sozon 35.592780, 23.602953 5
    Tersanas Cave 35.574504, 23.605732 6



    • Duration: 6 hours
    • Travel Distance: 22 nm
    • Start time: 8:30 – 9.30
    • Languages: Greek – English
    • Number of travelers: 1-10 (per boat)


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    • Skipper


    The boat departs and returns to the exact location in Kissamos Port: SEAze The Day


    • Water, soft drinks, beer, light lunch
    • Snorkelling equipment (upon request)


    • Traditional Cretan Meal or Barbeque on board (fish – meat)
    • Fishing Equipment and fishing guide
    • Drone, GoPro, Photographer
    • Special Requests (boat relocation, tour extension)
    • Transfer to and from the Port


    The price of this 6 hours private boat tour to Balos and Gramvousa from Kissamos starts from 650 euros and goes up to 900 euros per group (1-10 persons)
    The price depends on boat size, number of people, and selected extras.
    You can check prices by clicking “book now” or request a quote via email, WhatsApp, or phone.

    If your group is larger than our maximum boat capacity, we can arrange a second boat to accommodate your group. The boats sail and tie together, so the group does not split. While docked, you can go from one vessel to the other. Ask us about the alternative options.

    Our company does not offer transportation services. However, we can arrange a one-way or round-trip taxi/minivan service for your transfer to and from the departure point at an additional cost.

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