Private Speedboat Charter to Balos Lagoon and Gramvousa Island - Grekaddict

Private Speedboat Charter to Balos Lagoon and Gramvousa Island

Exotic beaches, hidden pirate treasures and extraordinary views make the Private Speedboat Charter to Balos Lagoon and Gramvousa Island an absolute must-do while in Crete!
We dare to say that the Private Speedboat Charter to Balos Lagoon and Gramvousa Island will take you to some of the most beautiful places you have ever seen. Join this full day private speedboat excursion in Crete and experience the legendary island with its unique diversity first hand. Secluded beaches, breathtaking panoramic views, rocky mountainous landscapes and plenty of relaxation are some of the things you will enjoy while on board. Starting your speedboat trip from Kolymvari Port you will voyage towards the Rocky Mountains, through a route that blows one’s mind and easily sets a camera “out of memory”. Summer is just around the corner and you better start imagine yourself floating on crystal clear turquoise waters!


  • Tullio Abbate Elite 25’’/7,5 m speedboat with turbo diesel engine
  • Skipper and deckhand
  • Boat fuels
  • Towels and snorkelling equipment
  • Light lunch on board accompanied with water/beer/wine/refreshments
  • Liability insurance and local taxes


  • Tips/Gratuities for the guide 
  1. You will start your private speedboat tour from Kolymvari port sailing to Rodopou peninsula near the Rocky Mountains, to enjoy breathtaking views.
  2. Your premium speedboat and the knowledgeable skipper will take you to secluded bays, secret caves and coastal locations rich in history. After about an hour, your first dive takes place in Balos before the ferries arrive. Relish the exotic landscape that is absolutely mesmerizing and do not miss to capture the scenery with your camera lenses!
  3. You’ll continue your boat excursion at the small port of Gramvousa with its famous castle, built by the Venetians in 1579. After a 20-min walk, you will reach the highest point of the island - on top of a steep 137m rock - where you can enjoy the majestic panoramic view of Balos lagoon that carries a legend of hidden pirate treasure. Apart from the view you can enjoy a swim in the small beach where can you also have your packed lunch.
  4. Leaving Gramvousa and Balos, the captain will sail the same route back to the Rocky Mountains and you will have a quick dive in the secluded beaches.
  5. Final stop on this speedboat day cruise in Crete will be the private Menies beach where you can enjoy precious moments of relaxation by the beautiful beach, before we sail back to Kolymbari port.


  • Feel the comfort of a private Skippered Tullio Abbate Elite 7,5m Speedboat.
  • Swim in secluded bays with crystal clear waters.
  • Enjoy magnificent panoramic views.
  • Relish Balos lagoon before the cruise ships arrive.
  • Visit Balos, Gramvousa, Menies and Theodorou beaches.