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Santa Caterina Village

4 star hotel
Corso Mediterraneo 172, Scalea, 87029, Italy
378 rooms
FREE Internet

Diving Calabria

5 star dive center
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Corso Mediterraneo, 172, Scalea, 87029, Italy

Resort Highlights

  • 5* PADI IDC Dive Center on site, with underwater videography course offered
  • Seafront location with direct access to the beach
  • 1000 seat Greek amphitheater with regular theater performances
  • Traditional Mediterranean shopping center on site
  • 4 swimming pools to choose from 
  • Play basketball, tennis or volleyball on the hotel's courts

 

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You only need to pay 48h after your booking is confirmed.

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Booking process

1. BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot

2. CONFIRMATION

We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation terms

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 35% (downpayment)
  • 37 days before trip start: 65% (balance)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 5% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 37 days prior to arrival
  • 35% will be charged if you cancel between 37 and 21 days prior to arrival
  • 55% will be charged if you cancel between 21 and 15 days prior to arrival
  • 85% will be charged if you cancel between 15 and 9 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 9 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Santa Caterina Village

Resort Description

Santa Caterina Village is for those seeking more ways to work up a sweat than on the sun loungers, with challenging dive courses and sports courts aplenty.

True to its name, the hotel sits in its own micro village complete with a shopping center, sports courts, 4 swimming pools, theater, and private beach. Take an underwater videography course,  play a game of basketball, learn to cook Calabrese style and catch some live music at a beautiful Greek ampitheater all without leaving your Mediterranean kingdom. 

The air conditioned rooms all have balconies, and all meals and soft drinks are included in your stay. The 5* PADI dive center on site will take you to the most beautiful dive sites along the Ionian and Tyrrhenina Sea. The Calabrian seabed is littered with fascinating wrecks, sheer vertical cliffs and caves that are full of life. Divers of all levels are catered for, including course tailored to the needs of disabled divers. 

 

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Dive Center

Highlights

  • Courses for all levels of diving, including junior divers
  • Tailored programs for disabled divers
  • Cave, cavern, wreck, and technical dives available
  • Underwater Videographer courses offered
  • A big boat is available for groups of up to 30
  • Dive Against Debris activities run in July

Description

Diving Calabria invites everyone, from first-time divers to expert technical divers, to discover the underwater worlds of the South Tyrrhenian Sea.

The courses range from beginners classes up to PADI Instructor Training, including dedicated children's classes and tailored programs for disabled divers.

Located inside the Policastro Gulf, dive on the "Costiera Amalfitana", one of the most famous cliff dives in the world. The marina position and biodiversity makes for a real Mediterranean experience.

Dive spots are ideal for entry level, advanced and expert level divers. There is an especially nice spot for technical divers on Dino Island where divers can search for black coral. In front of the hotel's beach you can explore the Lillois wreck.

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DIVING SERVICES

PADI® Courses Available

  • Reactivate Program
  • Open Water (Referral)
  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver Certification
  • Divemaster
  • Divemaster Internship
  • Instructor/Idc Course
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Underwater Videographer
  • Night Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Cavern Diving
  • Drysuit
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Sidemount Diver
  • Technical Diving Courses
  • Other Specialties

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Training Pool
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Beach Front Location
  • Facilities For Disabled Guests
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian
  • Other Languages On Request

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Idc

Distinction

  • Padi 5 Star Cdc/Idc

Dive boat facilities

  • Drinking Water
  • Surface Interval Snacks

Resort Amenities

Activities

  • Live Music
  • Cultural Excursions
  • Book Swap/Library
  • Karaoke

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Gluten Free Food

Facilities

  • Beach Front
  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Garden
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Games Room
  • Facilities For Disabled Guests
  • Heating

Great for families

  • Teens Club
  • Kids Pool
  • Kids Club
  • Kids Playground
  • Babysitting/Child Services

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Cash (Eur)

Sports & Watersports

  • Archery
  • Football (Soccer)
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Tennis
  • Ping Pong
  • Horseback Riding
  • Beach Volleyball

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

How to get there

Arrival

  • SUF Lamezia Terme Aiport is a two hour drive away.
  • The hotel can arrange a private limo transfer at an additional cost, bookable in advance.
  • Check In is after 5pm.

Departure

  • Check Out is at 10am.
  • The hotel can arrange a private limo transfer to the airport at an additional cost, bookable in advance.

 

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