CHQ24. Private Tour to Balos Lagoon and Falasarna


  • Visit view point of Balos Lagoon from above and swim in Falasarna beach.
  • Private tour with multi-lingual driver-escort
  • Off-road route with panoramic views
  • Relax and swim in crystal clear waters of Falasarna beach
  • Free sunbeds and umbrellas
  • Lunch platter and water

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Our escort driver will pick you up from your accommodation for a private tour with a premium vehicle from Chania towards Gramvousa peninsula. You will enjoy the panoramic views and learn information about the area until you reach the top of Gramvousa peninsula, above Balos Lagoon. From there your escort will walk with you a short distance until you reach Balos Lagoon viewpoint, a natural balcony with panoramic views of Balos beach and Gramvousa Island. After taking a short break to admire the view and take some photos you will continue your road trip towards Falasarna, a sandy beach famous for its crystal clear turquoise waters. There your lunch packages will be provided by us, and you will have enough free time to relax, swim and enjoy the beauty of the area.

The day closes with a smooth ride through the North Coast line of West Crete back to your accommodation. An exciting adventure and unique opportunity to visit Balos Lagoon and Falasarna in one day, embraced by the renowned Greek hospitality and enjoying the sights and professional but relaxed service!!* For those who want, we can reduce time from our stop at Falasarna beach, in order to have the opportunity to visit and swim at the famous beach of Balos.

Please note that walking down the mountainside to Balos Lagoon takes 20 -25 minutes and walk up again the slope is approximately 35 - 40 minutes.

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Time Schedule - Tour & Stops Points  

  • 00:00 - 01:20   Pick up and drive to Balos Lagoon  
  • 01:20 - 01:50   Photo Stop 
  • 01:50 - 02:50   Drive to Falasarna beach  
  • 02:50 - 06:20   Free time in Falasarna  
  • 06:20 - 07:40   Drive back to pick up point 

* Time schedules may vary depending on group size and weather conditions         

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What's Included


  • Free hotel pick up and drop off
  • Off road vehicle driven by multilingual escort-drivers
  • Sunbeds and Umbrellas
  • Lunch platter and water in Falasarna
  • Liability Insurance and local taxes

Not Included

  • Towels
  • Drinks or refreshments in lunch
  • Gratuities
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Additional Information

Don't Forget

Don’t forget your comfortable shoes, for example trekking shoes or sandals, camera, sun protection, etc. During spring and autumn, we advise you to bring a jacket.

The trip is not recommended to people suffering from car sickness, having mobility or kinetic or back problems, pregnant women or for children younger than 7 years old as we don't provide baby seats, or people taller than 195 cm or heavier than 130 kg. Alcohol consumption is not allowed to minors under age of 18 years old. Uncharted Escapes reserves the right to make minor changes in the program when considered necessary, for example, in case of unfavourable weather conditions. This can be done without any prior notice.

Reservations must be done no later than 24 hours prior to departure. Any cancellation must be made according to our cancellation policy mentioned under “Terms & Conditions”. In case of late cancellations, no refund will be granted from Uncharted Escapes. If a tour is cancelled due to insufficient number of participants or adverse weather conditions, Uncharted Escapes will refund 100% of made payments. For more information about our terms and conditions please follow this link:

Adventure Tips

The trip is ideal for everyone who's looking for an experience beyond the ordinary, for example youth groups, single or couple participants, families with older children, and companies.

The trip has guided stops every 30-40 minutes, for everyone's convenience.  

When meals are included, Uncharted Escapes can arrange vegetarian alternatives, but information is required upon reservation. This also counts for any kind of food allergies, in order to find suitable alternatives if possible.

Travelers Info: COVID-19

Being always concerned about our guests’ and staff well being and having as a priority your health and safety, we remain committed to our premium standards, fully complied with all necessary measures set by the Government. Always ready to welcome you, we act with responsibility. We stay up to date following the guidelines set by The World Health Organisation and the National Public Health Organisation. We know that your holidays with family and friends are very important to you, so we are here to make sure you can relax, enjoy and dream the way you want to.

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