CRETE - Greece
Elounda, picturesque fishing village and one of the most exclusive and pleasant on the island, is
located in the Mirabelo Bay, in the eastern part of Crete. Until a few years ago, it was prohibited
to dive with bottles in Crete. Now that it is no longer prohibited, you can find 24 dive sites with
very diverse characteristics in one of the most extended diving areas of all the officially
authorized one in Greece.
The crystal clear waters offer a large variety of possibilities: tiered walls, canyons, platforms ...
The diversity of the aquatic fauna includes octopus, moray eels, large groupers, lobsters, and
sometimes dolphins, stingrays and turtles. Crete also offers a multitude of places of interest with
more than 800 Byzantine chapels, one of the most impressive gorge of Europe and beautiful
archaeological treasures and antique cities.
Crete enjoys a pleasant Mediterranean climate, warm and dry between the months of May and
October. The temperature ranges between 14C in March and up to 28C in September /
October. The dive center is closed on Saturdays for the staff to rest. The dives usually take
place from 9h30 to 14h00. All dives are guided and include beads, bottle and ship. There are a
total of 24 diving points in a radius of 15 minutes of navigation.
The level of diving is affordable to all degree programs. The dives are conducted in groups
which do not exceed 6 people in a depth that ranges from 10 to 23 meters. The place is ideal for
snorkeling and introductory courses, as well as to travel with non diver companions.
Day 1: Heraklion - ELOUNDA Transfer from the airport of Heraklion to Elounda and
accommodation at the hotel of your choice.
Days 2 to 7: DIVING IN ELOUNDA - Stay at the hotel of your choice. Pack of 5 days diving with
2 dives a day.
Day 8: Elounda - Heraklion - Transfer from Elounda to Heraklion Airport.
ELOUNDA AQUASOL DEL SOL RESORT **** sup.
It is located on the outskirts of Elounda and about 3 minutes by car from the dive center.
Standard Rooms with two beds, air conditioning, safety deposit box, TV, fully equipped
bathroom and terraces with views over the sea or the mountain.
Bungalows: very spacious and beautifully decorated. Two restaurants, bars, two large
swimming pools, children's swimming pool, spacious sundecks, tennis, volleyball, fitness center,
internet, TV lounge and games area for children. Entertainment in the evenings.
ELOUNDA Ilion ***
The hotel Elounda Ilion is situated on a hill with a panoramic view of the Bay of Elounda, 2 km
from the town and 1 minute by car from the dive center. There is restaurant, bar, swimming pool
for adults and children, playground, mini golf, and parking. The rooms have complete bathroom
and balcony, individually controlled air-conditioning, hair dryer and telephone.
May 1-10 June 16 - July 9
Price per person Regime October16-
31 May 11-June 15
August 28-October 15
July 10-August 24
Elounda Aqua Sol Resort
All included 698 791 844 1006 844
Elounda Ilion Bed and
Breakfast 591 652 652 761 761
THE PRICE PER PERSON INCLUDES:
Transfer airport / accommodation / airport and hotel / dive center / hotel.
Stay 7 nights in a double room with breakfast.
Pack of 5 days of diving with 2 dives a day, including bottle, air, leads, and guide.
Basic travel Insurance.
THE PRICE PER PERSON DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Flights and any service not described above.