Crete's own Seychelles! The Lagoon of Balos is located on the Gramvousas Cape in southwestern Crete near the city of Kissamos. You can reach Balos by boat from Kissamos or by car over a dirt road followed by a short walk. The sea is warm and extremely clean and the sand has an exquisite color. Together with Elefonissi, Balos is considered the most impressive place in the Prefecture of Chania.