CRETA S HAPPY DIVERS
CRETA S HAPPY DIVERSP.O.BOX 30
AGIOS NIKOLAOS, 72100 PREFECTURE OF LASSITHI
Tel: 28410-41850 28410-82546
Web Site: http://www.happydivers.gr
Welcome to Creta's Happy Divers !
Is this your first dive? Are you experienced? Put your swimming costume on. Our guides and instructors will take you to discover the clear and warm waters of the Mediterranean. A unique experience you will never forget. There are at least 12 good reasons to dive with us.
Dive from the beach or with one of our boats that are completely equipped and designed for your confort and safety. All dives are escorted by a qualified member of our staff. You can relax while you
discover the beauty of more than 20 dive sites, during the day or night. Make a quick dive through our photo album.
Do you want more?
Take part in one of our PADI courses, from Open Water Diver to Dive Master. Lessons can be given in English, German, French, Dutch, Italian and Greek.
Are you fed up of doing your course in cold water with bad visibility? Do you want to avoid studying theory during your holidays?
You are a student. You can do the theory at home, at your nearest PADI dive center, and make the Open Sea dives with us. Ask your PADI instructor how to do this.
You are an instructor. Take your students with you and make your course in Crete. Our instructors can assist you only if you want. This can be organized all year round.
Work with us and become a dive-master with free course and accommodation. If you are a diver from 18 to 35 years old, you speak English or German and wish to combine holidays with work, you can become a dive-master for free. We offer you free courses, free accommodation and one meal per day. This is valid for June to September and for a minimum stay of 2 months.
You can see the courses available at the PADI web site
From 8 to 88 years old, we are here for you. Become a Happy Diver!
12 Good Reasons to dive with us...
1. We are authorized and qualified professionals .
2. We have more than 20 different dive sites and it only takes a 5 to 10 min trip to reach them. Their locations enables us to dive with security under almost all weather conditions.
3. You can follow courses in English, German, French, Dutch, Italian and Greek.
4. Ideal conditions for newly qualified divers. Safe conditions for young divers with instructors very experienced with children and youngsters.
5. Most Mediterranean sea life can be found.
6. The water is warm with excellent visibility.
7. We offer you a free pick up service, security and comfort (please let us carry your tank!).
8. Our two professional and luxurious boats are especially conceived for diving (big, fast, shaded, comfortable, with free cold drinks and sweets).
9. Everything is possible. From discover scuba to groups of more than 100 people a day. Private dives can also be arranged
10. Our material is regularly renewed.
11. Our hospitality and kindness is endless
12. We will make you a happy diver!
The owner of the diving center "Creta's Happy Divers" Nikos Koutoulakis started his professional career in diving in 1972. He was a diver in the army for 19 years and has been instructor in P.A.D.I. - C.M.A.S. Nitrox and many specialties. He has an experience of more than 15 000 hours under water. Everything is done under his supervision.
Where are we?
Creta's Happy Divers has 3 Diving Centers in the island of Crete.
The first is at the Blue Palace Hotel Plaka - a village 14 km from Agios Nikolaos.
The second is at the Elounda Beach Hotel in Elounda - a village 10 km from Agios Nikolaos.
The third is is situated in Agios Nikolaos at the beach of Hotel Hermes and Coral and it is 10 min walking distance from the center of Aghios Nikolaos town.
We can pick you up for free anywhere on the way between Kalo Xorio, Aghios Nikolaos, Elounda and Plaka (see our minibuses). Just contact your nearest Creta's Happy diving centre the day before. Once you are here it is very easy to get in touch with us and arrange a dive. Either visit us or call us (+30) 28410 41850 (Elounda and Plaka) or (+30) 28410 82546 (Agios Nikolaos). Cell Phone 6944508684, FAX (+30) 28410 82546.
Trip & Accommodation
You can come here, first traveling by airplane to Heraklion and then take a taxi or a bus to Agios Nikolaos (approx. 1 hour journey) or rent a car.
To get a travel package you can go in a travel agency in your country and ask about our destination Aghios Nikolaos or Elounda or Plaka in Crete. Add at the package price, the price for diving. Otherwise, we can help you to find accommodation in the Aghios Nikolaos and Elounda area (hotel or apartment), as well as renting a car or bike, whatever category you desire. You just only have to find a plane to Heraklion.
We have a special arrangement with several hotels located close to our diving center for best prices for our divers and their family.
Car rental. We have special prices for divers and their family interested in car rental.
Taxi. The price for a taxi from Heraklion Airport to Aghios Nikolaos is approximately 50 euros and to Elounda 55 euros.
Bus. The price of bus from Heraklion Airport to Aghios Nikolaos is for the moment approximately 6 euros. To get the bus at the airport ask were is the KTEL bus stop.
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