Beach Hopping near Chania, Greece

Beach Hopping near Chania, Greece, Chania, Greece (B)

Summer is officially here for most of us, so what better time to post about my visit to a gorgeous Greek island than now? A short trip to Crete in October last year was my way of clinging onto summer for a bit longer when it was already starting to get v̶e̶r̶y̶ cold in Poland 

Crete is the biggest island in Greece that lies on the Southern part of the country. Before booking the flight tickets, I looked up the weather averages for the island and was excited to find out that swimming was possible until the end of October. Although September is considered one of the best months to visit Greece in general, early October is not a bad idea either.

The first thing we did after we landed at Chania airport was renting a car which was very convenient and necessary to make most of our few days there. The apartment we rented was very nice and the hosts gave us a warm welcome too. No Greek person I’ve met so far hasn’t been friendly.

I’ve to say that the gorgeous photos of wild Balos beach I found on the internet were what precisely convinced me to get to Crete as soon as possible. It looked unreal and I had been dreaming for months about it, so I was pretty excited to make a trip to Balos on our first morning there. The last part of the drive leading to Balos was interesting as we had to drive through unpaved dirt roads on mountains with no roadside barriers! It was a bit nerve-wracking for me as a passenger but views like these made up for it: ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Beach Hopping near Chania, Greece
Guide Location: Greece » Chania
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Pooja Gautam
Read it on Author's Website: https://lostinprettyeurope.wordpress.com/2017/06/24/beach-hopping-near-chania-greece/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Seitan Limania Beach