Cote Plongee

Antibes Dive Centre

The conviviality of a professional dive centre!

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After 17 years’ work at the Graillon Beach, on 2017, our dive centre relocate at the Port of Crouton, Parking plage du Crouton, about 1.7km closer to the centre of Juan les Pins.
Our new location is larger and more comfortable for our pleasure to better welcome our divers.
However, Côté Plongée stays the same, human scale, conviviality and our professionalism for your service.

At our scuba diving school, we offer PADI and French training courses, as well as introductory dive and fun dives for divers from children to adults.
The courses are organized à la carte for your convenience. VIP course is also available.
For non-divers, we organize guided snorkeling.

For the training course, we follow the teaching standard but also integrate your needs in the schedule.
We propose a complete range of scuba diving courses for from beginners to professional divers. We provide international trainings such as PADI, ANMP/CEDIP, FFESSM/CMAS as well as many spécialities for your choice : underwater navigation, deep dive, underwater photography, marine biology, night dive and nitrox, etc

Why not make a big jump from today and let our instructors guide you in the crystal clear Mediterranean water.

Fun dives are organized in small groups. Thanks to our privilege location and our speedboat, all the dive sites are accessible within several minutes. In order to avoid you waiting after the dive and to increase the choice of dive sites, the boat is reserved for fun dives and the last stages of training courses 2 times a day.

Who are we?

Côté Plongée Antibes Dive Centre is THE place to learn scuba diving on the French Riviera! Since 2000, our convivial centre has accompanied divers to learn, to progress, to evolve and mostly, to have fun. Whether you’re a beginner or you’re an experienced scuba diver, we have a programme tailored for your needs.

We’re an environment-friendly dive centre. We organise scuba diving activity with the minimum impact on environment. Besides, we participate in the local environment protection activities as well as call on our divers to dive safely and responsibly.

History:
2000: Creation of Côté Plongée, Scuba Dive school at Graillon, managed by Sébastien Charton on behalf of Guides de la Mer and l’Association Nationale des Moniteurs de Plongée (ANMP).
2015: Acquisition of Graillon area by the Conservatoire du Littoral.
2017: Return to natural status at Graillon Beach and relocation of diving centre activity to the Parking of Plage du Crouton – Port du Crouton about 1.7km from Graillon Beach.

How do we organize?

Our dive centre is uniquely located at the Port of Crouton, the Parking of Plage du Crouton, next to the crystal clear water. This beach is a hidden gem on the Côte d’Azur, French Riviera. The Port of Crouton is an old fisherman port with a lot of charm. This place is famous for the restaurant Les Pêcheurs and the luxury hotel Beach Hôtel. This place is on the west coast of Cap d’Antibes Juan les Pins, between Cannes and Nice.
Great scuba diving in turquoise mild water rich in marine life, has made Antibes a top destination in France. The dive sites are in 5-15 minutes’ boat ride. As your choice, you could even start to dive at the Crouton beach right off the shore.

The dive centre is open 7 days a week from 8am to 6pm.
Fun dive and training courses organised at 8:30am and 2pm, introductory dive at 10:30am and 4pm.

In order to plan your dive and training, you just need to contact us. We could arrange to adapt to your schedule.
Come and join us to explore the amazing aquatic world! Feel free to contact us for any inquiry or reservation.

Scuba Diving: a life adventure!

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