Il Grande Blu is open from March to November.

 

BOAT DIVES SCHEDULE

09.30
12.00
14.30 (high season)
17.00 (high season)
20.00 (high season)

Please note departure time might slightly vary from time to time due to daily program and weather.

 

HOUSE REEF DIVE SCHEDULE

9.30-12:30
12:30-15:30 (high season)

Each session is limited to an average time of 3 hours. 
Those time frames are flexible as long as they are booked and agreed in advance.



STEP 1
Once that you decide what type of service(s) you are interested in, check the price list and use the basket to have a quotation.
Please note if  you add more than 1 service to the basket it might apply different discout formulas.

 

STEP 2
Email or whatsApp or call us to check availability specifing the following detailes:

    •         type of dives, services or activities you’re interested in, such as single dives, double dives, wrecks or reef or both, others
    •         date and time of the day to perform these activities (early morning, late morning, early afternoon and so on)
    •         number of people involved, name and surname of each participant
    •         certification level, number of dives and date of the last dive done, for each participant
    •         previous experience in the Portofino Marine Park and which specific dive sites
    •         previous experience using a thick diving suit
    •         rental gear needed and sizes, for each participant
    •         phone number
    •         inform us if you suffer by sea-sick and you want to cancel your reservation in case the sea condition are choppy

 

STEP 3
You will receive more specific informations as by your request and our availability, in order to finalize your reservation.


STEP 4
Together with the confirmation of your reservation you might receive this link, please fill it out . If you are not able to complete that form, contact us so that we can provide assistance during this procedure.


CANCELLATION POLICY
We understand that there are occasions due to unforeseen circumstances you may need to cancel or postpone your dives and we will always endeavour to accommodate your availability and schedule with ours.
Due to staff commitments, tanks or boat seats reservation and the preparation involved in the lead up to the services we offer at IGB, we have had to implement a cancellation policy and respectively ask for a minimum notice prior to the start of the first day of your dives.

In case of bad sea conditions that could affect safety of the divers, Il Grande Blu will warn you as soon as possible and cancel the dive when it is necessary.

Up to 48 h in advance you can fully cancel your reservation.
Unless the sea conditions do not allow safety, for each cancelation out of this conditions listed above, Il Grande Blu will reserve the right to charge 50% of the regular price.

Your booking confirmation is sufficient to apply our cancellation terms.

 

STEP 1
Once that you decide what type of course(s) you are interested in, check the price list and use the basket to have a quotation (Please Note: If  you add more than 1 course or more than 1 partecipant to the basket, it might apply different discout formulas)

 

STEP 2
Email or WhatsApp or call us to check availability specifing the following detailes:

    •         type of course you’re interested in
    •         date(s) or time of the year specifying if you are flexible
    •         number of people involved, name and surname of each participant
    •         current certification level
    •         total number of logged dives and date of the last one
    •         experience logged dives after succeding your previous certification
    •         previous experience using thick diving suits or drysuits
    •         rental gear needed and sizes
    •         phone number
    •         inform us if you suffer by sea-sick and you want to cancel your reservation because the sea condition are choppy

 

STEP  3
You will receive more specific informations as by your request and our availability,

 

STEP 4
In order to finalize your reservation, transfer the 50% of the cost of the course as a deposit + the full amount of the student material.
Below you can find our bank detailes:
IL GRANDE BLU S.A.S. DI LUCA ZANZOTTO
VIA BAIUCCA 20- 16038 SANTA MARGHERITA LIGURE

IBAN CODE IT62K0103001403000000801474
SWIFT CODE PASCITM1GE3

Let us know once you have done the transfer.

 

STEP 5
Check this medical questionnaire and please inform us immediately if you have to answer “YES” to any of those questions.

 

 

 


CANCELLATION POLICY
We understand that there are occasions due to unforeseen circumstances you may need to cancel or postpone your training and we will always endeavour to accommodate your availability and schedule with ours.
Due to staff commitments and the preparation involved in the lead up to the courses we offer at IGB, we have had to implement a cancellation policy and respectively ask for a minimum notice prior to the start of the first day of your course.

In case bad sea conditions would affect safety of the divers or the success of the course, Il Grande Blu will warn you as soon as possible and cancel/move the course if it is necessary.

If the cancellation notice is done 72 hours in advance, Il Grande Blu will refund the 100% of the deposit, exept for the amount you paid for the student material.
Unless bad sea conditions, as consequence of any cancelation notice between 72 and 48 hours we reserve the right to charge € 25 of each day of involved in the training.
Unless bad sea conditions, as consequence of any cancelation notice between 48 and 24 hours we reserve the right to charge € 50 of each day of involved in the training.
Unless bad sea conditions, as consequence of any cancelation notice later than 24 hours we reserve the right to charge € 100 of each day of involved in the training.

This fee will be deducted from your deposit.
Your booking confirmation is sufficient to apply our cancellation terms.


We offer the possibility to stay at Villa Ulivi (our guest house), with car park, bbq, pool and multiple rooms for maximum 6 people (2 bedrooms and 1 living room with another bed). The price for the Villa is €60 for a single room, €90 for the double or €150 for the whole Villa, per night.

The Villa is at less than 10  minutes drive from the dive center, in a great location in the gorgeous green hills surrounding Santa Margherita Ligure.

Alternatively, We are affiliated with some facilities in the area where you could find accomodation. The whole list at this page. In Rapallo, there’s even a camping option.

 


 

If you are interested in our guest house please follow the steps below:

STEP 1
Send us an email in order to check the availability of “Villa degli ulivi”.

STEP 2
In case the guest house is available,  in order to finalize your reservation, transfer the 50% of the total amount as a deposit.
Below you can find our bank detailes:

IL GRANDE BLU S.A.S. DI LUCA ZANZOTTO
VIA BAIUCCA 20- 16038 SANTA MARGHERITA LIGURE
IBAN CODE IT62K0103001403000000801474
SWIFT CODE PASCITM1GE3

Please let us know once you have done the transfer.

STEP 3
Once we receive the transfer we will send you an email with the confirmation of your reservation.

 

 


 

CANCELLATION POLICY

We understand that there are occasions due to unforeseen circumstances you may need to cancel your reservation and we will always endeavour to accommodate your availability and schedule with ours.
Due to staff commitments and the preparation involved in the lead up to the services we offer at IGB, we have had to implement a cancellation policy and respectively ask for a minimum notice.

If the cancellation notice is done 7 days in advance, Il Grande Blu will refund the 100% of the deposit.
If the cancellation notice is done 4 days in advance, Il Grande Blu will refund the 50% of the deposit.
If the cancellation notice is done later than 4 days, Il Grande Blu will reserve the right to charge the total amount of the deposit.

Your booking confirmation is sufficient to apply our cancellation terms.