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Kalypso Dive Center & School

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Rethymnon, Greece
About Kalypso Dive Center & School
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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Our facilities are secreted away in the premises of Kalypso Cretan Village Resort & Spa hotel, right down in the opening of Karavos beach. As our guest you will be offered the diving or snorkeling of your choice (which includes night diving or snorkeling), plus you will discover the magic of the amazing Libyan Sea.You are also welcome to use the facilities and amenities of the surrounding Kalypso Cretan Village Resort & Spa hotel, including swimming pools, bars and restaurants.With Discover Scuba Diving, you will experience the thrill of diving - a mix of excitement and adventure, a sense of freedom and serenity - under the close supervision of your own dedicated Instructor who will make you feel safe and comfortable from the very first moment. Only Kalypso Dive Center provides one to one (1:1) experience - you will dive with your private instructor and have a lesson in your own languages.The Dive Center provides you with a high quality photo service
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Danny S wrote a review Jan 2020
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Highly recommended, fantastic experience, one to one diving. Not done it before but felt comfortable under water after the excellent pre dive instruction I'm going back to Crete in May and will for sure do another dive
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from kalypsodivecenter, Public Relations Manager at Kalypso Dive Center & School
Responded Jan 20, 2020
Thank you for your very nice review, we are so glad you had a positive experience with us last year. We will be very happy to see you again in May, please contact us through our website to arrange the booking.
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Gavin K wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution2 helpful votes
We were fortunate to get the last day of the 2019 diving season at Kalypso. Beautiful location, super friendly, professional staff. We availed of the underwater photographer - would highly recommend. A fantastic day out.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Chris C wrote a review Oct 2019
Obernheim, Germany83 contributions16 helpful votes
Davy treated us we care and patients. He reminded us on subtle things that we over looked.....great job....check, check. 2 dives was very relaxing.....many lion fish present. Davy explained that large ship dump their ballast water which carries eggs from one body water to
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Shelleyash wrote a review Oct 2019
San Diego, California1,769 contributions253 helpful votes
We visited on October 24 and had a super time. I was a little worried about being under water and having problems with my ears but It turned out to be a great experience. Kostas was my instructor/scuba buddy and he helped to to feel at ease, and was kind and patient. He asked me
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Date of experience: October 2019
Simone R wrote a review Oct 2019
3 contributions4 helpful votes
Went there for guided snorkeling. Our guide was very professional and could answer all of our questions about the local marine life. The resort was very beautiful and we had time to explore it after the snorkeling.
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Date of experience: October 2019
2 Helpful votes