Private Sailing with lunch in Balos

Private Sailing with lunch in Balos


  • Test navigation skills or enjoy fishing during the trip.
  • First destination: Gramvousa island with its Venetian fortress and stunning views.
  • Explore the fortress and admire the turquoise waters of the Balos peninsula.
  • Next destination: Balos beach, a unique and beautiful bay.
  • Swim, snorkel, walk, or simply relax and take in the amazing scenery.
  • Enjoy homemade savory snacks (mezedes) and drinks on board.
  • Sail back after a day of sun, sea, and exploration.
  • Depart with enjoyable memories and a deeper appreciation for Cretan nature.


We sail at 11am. During the trip all participants will be able to test their navigation capabilities or even do some fishing while sailing.

The first destination is the island of Gramvousa. You will have plenty of time to follow the path and explore its Venetian fortress at the top of the hill and enjoy breathtaking views over the turquoise waters of the Balos peninsula.

Our next destination is the one and only bay of Balos beach. Once we arrive, you can swim in the crystal clear waters, do some snorkeling, go for a walk or just simply relax and enjoy the amazing scenery.

This lifetime experience would not be complete without the homemade savory snacks (mezedes) and drinks that you will be offered onboard.

After a day full of sun, sea and the impressive island of Gramvousa and Balos, we will sail back and our mission will be accomplished – you will leave with enjoyable memories and a much better understanding of breathtaking Cretan nature.

What's Included


  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Traditional Cretan lunch (including drinks)
  • Life jackets

Not Included

  • Transfers to/from the port of Kissamos. (Please contact us if you also need transfers)

Additional Information

PLEASE NOTE: As this tour involves sailing and spending the day by the sea do not forget your towel, swimming suit, sunglasses and sun hat.


About the provider


Alma de Creta is an independent boutique travel & tour agency in Chania, dedicated to helping curious travellers wander the island of Crete with ease. We specia...
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