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Address: | Kalypso Cretan Village Resort & Spa, Rethymnon, Crete 74060 , Greece
Phone Number:
+30 693 486 3484
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Fri 09:00 - 17:00

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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First scuba for my 3 kids

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 October 2016

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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Janet C
Cluj-napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Kata B
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 at least 10-15 languages between them so the change of finding an instructor in your... More 

Thank Carl S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

This was my first experience of diving, and I cannot put into words just how amazing this was. The instructors were incredible, and made this a real once in a lifetime experience for me. I would go back in a flash, and if you have the chance to, I would highly recommend that you use Kalypso!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Diving at this centre was a fantastic experience with very caring instructors. But first we had to get in the wet suits. This was a hysterical experience with members of our family completely unable to get their feet in. I mention this because it served to relax some taught nerves. We had a theory session with an instructor who took... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

My husband and 10 year old son (qualified at Easter) dived with this company and they were brilliant. They both did the 6 dive each package, even though they dived from the beach, the dives were very different. Great dive instructors and team, really professional, friendly and helpful. If we come back to Crete we would certainly use them again.

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Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 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 

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