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Address: | Kalypso Cretan Village Resort & Spa, Rethymnon, Crete 74060 , Greece
Phone Number: +30 693 486 3484
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Sun - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Fabulous trip

Following a visit from a rep called Greg I decided to book this trip for my daughter aged 17 and son aged 16. I was really impressed that I could accompany the children even... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Helen L
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Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Following a visit from a rep called Greg I decided to book this trip for my daughter aged 17 and son aged 16. I was really impressed that I could accompany the children even though I was not taking part. Neither of my children had ever scuba dived and my daughter wears glasses and was over the moon to find... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to do this following a visit to our hotel by a couple of their team: the free go in the pool was enough to convince Dad, the 17 yr old and 13 yr old they wanted to go to the centre. Mum was able, for a fraction of the cost, to go for the ride. We were picked up... More 

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

We are so glad that you enjoyed your day with us at Kalypso. We do our best to maintain the highest standards and our staff are chosen, not just for their qualifications, but for their outgoing and cheerful personalities. We like to think that we have something to offer all ages and all levels of experience, making it a great... More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on Sunday 24th July 16 with my daughter , picked up in an old battered van, drove 1hr to the resort. Explained that my daughter had never snorkelled before and that I have limited mobility, was only give 5 minutes with the instructor and then left alone. Total waste of money

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

We are very sorry that you did not enjoy your day with us at Kalypso, but as we pointed out to you, you should have mentioned the fact that you had mobility problems and that your daughter had never snorkeled when you made the booking. You also did not say anything on the day, but simply got out of the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This company visited our hotel to do scuba demonstrations in our pool. This was great as I had not considered scuba diving as was worried I would hate it. Was a great mini introduction to get a feeling of breathing underwater and the equipment and the instructor also told us what to expect on the day which was reassuring. We... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

A really friendly, well organised, superbly equipped and fully certified PADI 5 star dive centre, located in the beautiful south of Crete, catering for divers of all abilities. Thankfully I met Emma while she was doing a pool demo at my hotel (Creta Marine) and she booked me on a suitable day having explained what Kalypso can provide - this... More 

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gjay2015, Public Relations Manager at Kalypso Dive Center & School, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent review of our dive center. We always try to make sure that everyone has the best possible experience with us and it is very nice to get positive feedback from our clients. Hope to see you again soon! More 

York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

I did three dives with Kalypso along with my teenage daughter and we were well looked after by all the team, but especially Gerome from Belgium, who took a great deal of trouble to explain the marine life we saw. And we saw lots. These were some of the best dives I have had for seeing things, as the fiord... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

First time I've ever done scuba diving, couldn't have asked for a better experience. Really helpful team of experienced dive instructors, beautiful and safe location

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Very safe introduction to scuba diving! Felt safe at all times thanks to always being with the instructors one on one. Place is stunning too. I'm happy to recommend to anyone looking for a bit of advanture while in Crete. PS It got me hooked, and i will be looking to obtain lvl 1 (open water) licence!!!

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Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

I brought my son age 15 here to introduce him to diving. Can't give enough complements to the dive instructors and the introductory program. Excellent! I myself hadn't been diving in 15+ years, so I felt the need for refreshing my knowledge some and had a quick brief with the senior instructor before going on a nice dive again. Superb... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Anyone deciding to go dive here must consider this is a shore dive facility and they don't have boats. Only complaint I have is they need a bigger selection in wet suits. Nice facility and great location where it's build into a 5 star resort. I probably wouldn't stay there; however, that's my opinion.

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