If you’re seeking an idyllic beach escape, look no further than Balos Beach in Crete! Nestled on the western coast of Crete, Balos is a true paradise for nature lovers and sunseekers alike, as well as one of the most popular beaches in Greece.

Picture yourself basking in the golden sunlight, with crystal clear turquoise waters stretching as far as the eye can see. 

The beach is renowned for its unique landscape, with a captivating lagoon stretching out into the sea and a small islet called Gramvousa sitting majestically in the distance.

To reach this secluded haven, you can take a boat trip or opt for a scenic 30min hike through the rugged terrain of the Balos Peninsula.