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Kalypso Dive Center & School

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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...more
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| Kalypso Cretan Village Resort & Spa, Rethymnon, Crete 74060, Greece
+30 693 486 3484
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 August 2013

The diving school is beautiful- a clear bay area that you can snorkel in or scuba dive. All the equipment is on site, and I would recommend suba diving- everybody has a personal instructor doing all the technical bits and the sea life is amazing!!...More

5  Thank david M
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

We had booked four dives here over two days, and after two dives (one day) we cancelled the other two. If it hadn't been for Frenchman Olivier ( instructor) we would never had dived the first two. The whole experience was one of slow unpleasant...More

9  Thank Tamara-Lee B
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

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

1  Thank SamakaPlastic
Lesley J, Public Relations Manager at Kalypso Dive Center & School, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

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.

Reviewed 17 April 2017 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...More

1  Thank Sallybet01
Kalypso D, Public Relations Manager at Kalypso Dive Center & School, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

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.

Reviewed 17 April 2017 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/...More

1  Thank Emma D
Kalypso D, Public Relations Manager at Kalypso Dive Center & School, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

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...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

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)...More

1  Thank Julie G
Reviewed 22 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...More

1  Thank nialltoni
Lesley J, Public Relations Manager at Kalypso Dive Center & School, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

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!

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...More

2  Thank YoYoWen
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...More

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 13 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.

Thank vadanr
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...More

Thank Kata B
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We went there with our very young children. It was the first dive for our oldest. My wife and the youngest enjoyed watching becaus you can really follow the divers, some swimming, the pool and all other facilities for free. The very nice instructors know...More

1  Thank Carl S
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Can you please send me an email via our website?