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Kalypso Dive Center & School

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| Kalypso Cretan Village Resort & Spa, Rethymnon, Crete 74060, Greece
+30 693 486 3484
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Excellent Discover Scuba Dive Trip

The guys attending our hotel pool and allowed us to try the equipment. My son adapted well and we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alison L
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First time scuba diving

My daughters first time, she just love it! The instructors was great and the information was good... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2018
Vicktoria L
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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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  • Average4%
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| Kalypso Cretan Village Resort & Spa, Rethymnon, Crete 74060, Greece
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"diving experience"
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"marine life"
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"hotel pool"
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"split into groups"
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"every step of the way"
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"mini market"
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"making me feel"
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"lots of beautiful fish"
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"languages spoken"
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"amazing instructor"
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"language groups"
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"underwater world"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guys attending our hotel pool and allowed us to try the equipment. My son adapted well and we were sold on a full day adventure with them. We were collected at 8am. Yes, it is a cramped little van, but it's a small centre,...More

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Lesley J, Public Relations Manager at Kalypso Dive Center & School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your Discover Scuba Diving day with us. Our main aim with novice divers is to make sure they feel 100% safe in the water and we obviously succeeded! If you are ever in Crete again, do please come back...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

My daughters first time, she just love it! The instructors was great and the information was good before the dive. Serious and safe with good equipment! Good opportunity’s for our 3 years old girl to play and swim also

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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Had a brilliant discover scuba dive experience with my 14 year old son. One to one tuition, felt safe and fun at all times. The setting was incredible- if the sun is shining well worth rest of the family coming for the pool and facilities.

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Lesley J, Public Relations Manager at Kalypso Dive Center & School, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

So glad to hear you had a positive experience with us, come back and see us again next time you are in Crete.

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Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

We visited here in early May and we able to book through our hotel where we were picked up from and dropped off after a day at the dive centre. It was an experience I will never forgot and was such an fascinating experience, I...More

1  Thank Hannah B
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Lesley J, Public Relations Manager at Kalypso Dive Center & School, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thank you for the very nice review, we always try to make sure that people have a positive first time experience. Why don't you check out doing your Padi Open Water certification when you get home? Or if you are planning to come back to...More

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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Had a great day in Kalypso today. Minimal paperwork, good equipment, great trainer and straight to the water! Easy start from shallow water with 1-1 trainer/diver ratio. Nice “cove” dive then deep water (10-13m) with plenty of things to see from fish to old anchors,...More

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Lesley J, Public Relations Manager at Kalypso Dive Center & School, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Thank you for your very nice review, the first we have had since the season started. We always do our best to provide a first class service so thanks once again and don't forget to come back and see on your next holiday.

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Reviewed January 8, 2018

I used Kalypso dive centre for my first ever scuba dive and was not disappointed. The day started with a safety talk from the scuba instructors (who all spoke excellent English). While we were waiting for our turn to dive we were able to snorkel...More

1  Thank travelwithemmy
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Lesley J, Public Relations Manager at Kalypso Dive Center & School, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

We are very pleased you enjoyed your first scuba experience with us and thank you for your positive comments. If you are planning to dive again in the future and would like to continue your diving education, then why not come back again on your...More

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Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Thank you all so much for the amazing day! It was my first dive outside the diving school I used to go and it has been unforgettable! Because of the team and spot! Not just because of the lion fish ;) Would definitely recommend you...More

1  Thank Melina L
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Lesley J, Public Relations Manager at Kalypso Dive Center & School, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2017

Thank you Melina. Please come back and see us again next time you are in Crete.

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Reviewed September 30, 2017

Me and my wife had our first dive there and it was excellent. Teachers in Diving School showed great talent and great professionalism. I would highly recommend this place to dive whether you are a beginner or farther diver. The surroundings there are hugely beautiful...More

1  Thank Hjörtur P
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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Went diving for the first time and it was the best experience during the Holiday in Crete! We met Greg (what a lovely, funny man!) at the Hotel, he introduced us to the diving. I can’t swim, but he reassured me it wouldn’t be a...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner have recently qualified open water. Diving with Kalypso was our first sea dive, we were amazed with it all. We got picked up early morning and took to the resort which is beautiful, the views, the clear water everything was perfect....More

2  Thank Laura B
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