Calypso Diving offers PADI courses for complete beginners, through the full range of PADI scuba diving courses. If you have never tried scuba diving before, this is not a problem.

If you are interested to see what is beneath the surface of the ocean then we have plenty of possibilities for you to try diving or go further to become a Scuba Diver with your own diving certificate!

If you have already completed your PADI Open Water Diver course, then there are many possibilities to continue your education, with a range of fulfilling PADI Specialty courses.

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About L'Estartit & The Medes Islands

L’Estartit is a coastal town located along the Mediterranean Sea. Situated in the north east of Spain, the town exploits the reputation of the Costa Brava and allows you to discover a landscape between the sea and the mountains. L’Estartit is known mainly for the natural reserve of the Medes Islands. The Natural Parc Of Montgri, Les Illes Medes I El Baix Ter Is A Nature Reserve Situated In L’Estartit. Created In 2010, This Natural Parc Includes A Marine Protected Area, Montgrí Mountain Massif And The Bay Of The Ter River. L’Estartit offers many possibilities for divers, but also for family vacations.

About Calypso Estartit

Calypso Diving Estartit is a family business run by Peter Lane for over 30 years! Peter is assisted by his wife, Jacqueline. A Divemaster herself, Jacqueline knows well everything related to diving and The Medes Islands. The rest of the team consists of Dani, Juan and Anne-Charlotte.  

We speak 5 Languages: Spanish, Catalan, German, Dutch, French And Of Course English!

Our spirit

Working on a protected nature reserve, our scuba diving center is committed to conservation and protection of the environment as part of our activities.

Calypso Diving is a Longitude 181 ambassador center, and holds the PADI Green Star™ award. In addition, we are part of the “Carta Europea de Turismo Sostenible” from Europarc.

The whole team is constantly working to improve our work process and reduce our impact on the environment.

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3 dives per day to the Medes Islands:
9am to 11 am (meet at the centre at 8.15)
11am to 1 pm (meet at the centre at 10.15)
3pm to 5 pm (meet at the centre at 14.15)
1 dive per day along the coast:
from 5pm to 7pm


We have a good facility to store, rinse and dry.

Diving gear for rent is available.

We have 12 or 15 liter bottles, all double tap, DIN or INT with adapter.


We transport the material to the port and back to the rinsing station after every dives.

We can pick up our diving equipment at your accommodation in L'Estartit. Don't hesitate to ask us.

The boat

The boat journey takes about 20 minutes, then you can enjoy a one hour dive.

It is mandatory to have at least Level 1 or equivalent to dive on the Medes Islands and have to be guided by one of our instructor. From level 2 or equivalent, people can dive independently.


It is absolutely necessary to book in advance.

Please contact us by phone, email, WhatsApp or use the online contact form.