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Rent a Boat from Kissamos to Balos With or Without a Skipper

October 12, 2020

If you’re planning a holiday in Crete, Kissamos is a great place to stay if you want to avoid the crowds of more touristy spots in Chania Prefecture. Not only can you enjoy delicious local food and meet friendly locals, but you’ll also be within easy reach of some of the best attractions in the area. Renting a boat in Kissamos gives you the freedom to explore Balos Beach and Gramvousa Island at your own pace, without having to worry about crowded tours or long lines.

rent a Boat from Kissamos to go to Balos and Gramvousa














How to Go from Kissamos to Balos and Gramvousa with a private boat

Experience the ultimate freedom and flexibility on your boat trip to Balos and Gramvousa by renting a RIB boat from Kissamos‘ Kasteli Port! Say goodbye to traffic jams and hot, crowded roads – with a minimum ride time of just half an hour (12 nautical miles), you’ll be cruising the open waters in no time, soaking up the stunning scenery and meeting amazing local people along the way. Our skippered boat rentals from Kissamos Port offer a stress-free option for those who prefer to sit back and relax, while our bareboat rentals give you the opportunity to be the captain of the day and chart your own course to Balos and beyond. And that’s not all – with our private boat trips from Kissamos, you can also discover the ancient fortress and shipwreck of Gramvousa Island, located just a short distance from Balos.

Gramvousa's Shipwreck on a skippered boat rental from kissamos

Gramvousa’s shipwreck

What if i want to extend the boat rental duration and the travel distance?

Are you looking to explore more of Crete’s stunning beaches? Our boat rentals from Kissamos offer the perfect solution. With the option to extend your rental duration and travel distance, you can add more destinations to your trip, including the beautiful beaches of Falassarna and Elafonissi.

Imagine visiting four of the most beautiful beaches in one trip – Balos, Gramvousa, Falassarna, and Elafonissi. Visiting all of these places by car would take at least three days, but with our boats, you can visit them all in a single trip. And don’t forget, Gramvousa is only accessible by boat since it’s an island opposite Balos Lagoon.

The best part? You can talk directly to your skipper to extend the trip. So why wait? 


rent a bareboat for your private boat trip to Balos and Gramvousa

What to expect on a skippered Boat Rental from Kissamos to Balos, Gramvousa and Elafonisi

A typical private boat trip from Kissamos to Balos beach looks like this

Meet the skipper
Board the boat in Kissamos Port
Sail to Gramvousa
Explore Gramvousa and its sandy beach
Continue to Balos
Splash some water and take some selfies in the lagoon
Have some delicious Cretan lunch
More booze
Continue to Falassarna
Get amazed by how clear the water is!
Even more booze
Set the music louder
Continue to Elafonisi
Start coming back super happy to Kissamos by boat.

So, if this is not enough to convince you to rent a boat from Kissamos, what is?

Let’s #YOLO because we don’t know when COVID-19’s lockdown may come back, people.

BOOK your private boat charter from Kissamos TODAY!


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