From Rethymno: Gramvousa Island and Balos Bay
- Pickup available
- Skip the ticket line
- Duration: 12 hours
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Perfect day-trip for a small group of persons. It is highly recommended. Christos, our guide, explained very interesting details about Crete and our excursion, and Stavros, our driver, drove us safely to Elafonissi and had good music in the car. Both were really helpful and kind with us. The excursion was really worth, there were not so many tourists, the sun was there, the water was transparent and hot to swim in it, and the sand was really pink. The restaurant and the cave on the way back were also worth the trip. I highly recommend this tour and thank our two nice guide and driver!
The tour was great and Balos was beautiful. The only thing we didn't like was that the apparent soft white sand they promised was filled with rocks and seashells and cigarette stubs of other people. It was also very hard to get into the water because there are slippery rocks every where. It would've been great to get the tip to wear swimming shoes so you don't hurt yourself like I did. But everything was greta
Great experience! The only hiccup we had was out of the control of our guides. There was a soccer team on our tour that were very late and wasted a lot of our time and had no consideration for the rest of the people on the bus. However, our tour guides did their best to keep the day running smoothly and for that, we are very appreciative. Overall, a fantastic day with fantastic weather!
Really loved this small group excursion. Our tour guide, Barbara was excellent and gave us a fabulous hot tip to get the most out of the experience at the beach - you'll have to book to find out what it is! Very interesting stop for refreshments and an opportunity to explore a fabulous cave. Really enjoyed the authentic Greek cuisine on the way home. All on all, very well worth doing.
The beach is absolutely beautiful and well worth a visit. The shallow, crystal clear waters are so relaxing. The day trip by coach does make for a long day but it is nicely broken up by refreshment stops to and from the beach. It’s also worth mentioning that the trip is really engaging and feels like much more than just a bus service.