Diving Activities

Crete Underwater Center

The Crete Underwater Center is located on the seafront, in the town of Aghios Nikolaos. It is the ideal place to discover the fun and adventure of scuba diving in the warm and clear waters of The Cretan Sea.

Opened in 1998, the Centre is fully insured and licensed by The Greek Authorities. Owned and managed by local diver, Pavlos Marnellos, who has been diving Crete since 1992, and a french instructor (who speaks fluent english), Emmanuel Chateau, they have extensive knowledge of the local sites and marine life. Their qualifications include, PADI Open Water instructor, PADI Freediver instructor.

Authorised from PADI with a qualified and experienced instructor, we offer a wide range of courses, according to PADI’s programmes. Of course, divers from other worldwide recognized Organisations (SSI, NAUI, CMAS,FFESSM, BSAC, IANTD, ANDI ...) are very welcome..


Padi Resort Diving Center S-32437

  • Full range of PADI courses & specialities


  • Daily boat diving trips
  • Beginners and advanced diver's tuition