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Kalypso Dive Center & School

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Address: | Kalypso Cretan Village Resort & Spa, Rethymnon, Crete 74060 , Greece
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+30 693 486 3484
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
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Kalypso Rock's Palace dive shop lies within the premises of Kalypso Cretan...

Kalypso Rock's Palace dive shop lies within the premises of Kalypso Cretan Village Resort & Spa hotel, close to the village of Plakias, on the south coast of Rethymnon prefecture in Crete. Next to the amazing Karavos beach, also known as "the Pirates' Fjord", it offers the opportunity to spend the most amazing day of your holiday, either scuba diving or snorkeling with us or enjoying the rest of your time swimming or relaxing in the hotel's luxurious facilities, which include swimming pools, bars, restaurants and of course affordable accommodation.Our dive school offers the full range of PADI certifications, as well as accompanied dives for kids and adults (scuba or snorkeling) or certified divers. We rent all necessary equipment (mask, snorkel, fins, wetsuit, tank, BCD, regulator) and we provide a free pickup and transport service from all touristic areas of Rethymnon county. Our staff can speak English, French, German, Spanish, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Czech, Serbian and of course Greek.Come and learn how to dive in the deep blue Libyan sea! It will be a day to remember!

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Kalypso Dive Center

Great Diving Centre with cool and professional Staff. Nice diving between rockies, all depths, all levels divers will be satisfied.. Crystal clear water.. Top

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My daughter and myself went for an introductory scuba course, we were told it was 2 hours snorkeling, than lunch, I would drive to a nearby village, and then scuba lesson in the afternoon. This was not the case, we were expected to stay from 09.30 until 15.00 without food. This is not easy with a 13 year-old daughter. Her... More 

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Lesley J, Public Relations Manager at Kalypso Dive Center & School, responded to this review

I am very sorry that you did not fully enjoy your day learning to scuba dive with us. When you booked the course the person who sold it to you explained that he wasn't sure if the hotel restaurant and snack bar were open yet as it was so early in the season and suggested that you bring bottled water... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great Diving Centre with cool and professional Staff. Nice diving between rockies, all depths, all levels divers will be satisfied.. Crystal clear water.. Top

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Lesley J, Public Relations Manager at Kalypso Dive Center & School, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review. Please tell all your dive buddies to come and see us and even persuade some of your non-diving friends to give us a try. More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous location. Last time I tried I wasn't happy snorkelling- this time I felt so safe I not only snorkelled but I scuba dived too. Fantastic. Training was comprehensive. Safety was paramount. Such a calming sensation just me breathing and the water reflecting off the bottom - with Greg at my shoulder all the time. If I can do it.... More 

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Kalypso D, Public Relations Manager at Kalypso Dive Center & School, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your day with us. Our client's safety in the water is of paramount importance and a good first experience will always make you want to come back and dive with us again. More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After traveling to Crete with no expectations of diving out of season we were delighted to be approached by one of the kalypso dive team (Greg) and immediately snapped at the opportunity. If you go out of season be sure to take your lunch/ snacks/ drinks etc. As nothing at the hotel complex where the dive centre is based will... More 

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Kalypso D, Public Relations Manager at Kalypso Dive Center & School, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. We always to our very best to make sure everyone has a great day with us. We are lucky to have such a unique and beautiful location for our dive center and we get a lot of job satisfaction sharing it with our clients. If you ever come back to Crete, please do come... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I had an amazing day at Kalypso dive centre. There were 3x8 year old (triplets) and their step dad who took the plunge. I was taking photos and lounging on the sunbeds. The children had an amazing day-including seeing a Kalimera (Calimara) underwater, this gets bigger every time she describes it and it was already about 80cm... More 

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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We were first introduced to Kalypso dive centre by a guy who was walking on the beach offering a free trial at scuba in the hotel pool on the beach. I have wanted to try this for years so myself and another guy took him up on his offer. It was just a quick spin around the pool with him... More 

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Lesley J, Public Relations Manager at Kalypso Dive Center & School, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice review, it is always good to get positive feedback. We are open again this year from the 1st April and offering the same service if you want to come and see us again! More 

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

The most fantastic location for 1st time divers & experienced divers too, I took my 3 kids aged 19. 18 & 14 for their 1st dive. I'm a certified diver so I did a dive with 3 other divers while the kids were taught the basics & had a great snorkel session. After my 1st dive they were ready to... More 

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

What a wonderful day. Just returned from our scuba diving experience and cannot praise the centre highly enough. We were picked up from our allocated hotel pick up point by two lovely guys, who gave us a running commentary on all the different areas we were passing through. The safety talk on arrival was very informative, as were the team... More 

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

It was a really great experience. The team is very good, they know what they are doing, they are very Polite and opened. The sight is lovely, for sure i will come Back next year.

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Reviewed 11 September 2016

We were snorkelling there for one day, the little bay is full of different fish, the stuff is kind and helpful and funny. They took us by car from our hotel to here directly, we were provided with everything that we needed. We had a wonderful day.

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