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Learn to Dive on Holiday

PADI Courses

Learn to dive on holidayLearning to dive on holiday couldn't be easier or more fun and is a great way to meet new people and discover a whole new world beneath the waves. PADI diving courses are designed with you in mind, so no matter how much or little of your holiday you'd like to dedicate, there will be a course that suits you. Diving abroad in crystal clear, warm waters, with the sun shining, makes learning to dive even more enjoyable. To make the most of your learn to dive holiday and maximise your time underwater, you may want to complete the pool and theory classes in the UK before you go. Whatever you decide your 'dive holiday designer' will ensure your learn to dive holiday is tailored to suit you and will be the start of many new encounters in the underwater world.

For the best suggestions to suit your requirements, please call one of our dive travel specialists who will arrange the whole package for you with flights, hotel, transfers, e-learning and diving course, so all you need to do is turn up and enjoy the thrill of learning to dive.

PADI Scuba Diver Course

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The PADI Scuba Diver Course is ideal if you are short on time and only want to spend 2 or 3 days of your holiday learning to dive. Complete the three theory and pool training modules and 2 qualifying open water dives and you'll be certified to dive under the supervision of a PADI Divemaster or above, to a depth of 12 metres. This certification is valid for life and can be upgraded to a PADI Open Water Diver certification if additional training modules are taken. PADI Scuba Divers wishing to take part in recreational diving may have to pay a supplement locally for the services of a private guide.

To enroll on the PADI Scuba Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must be 10 years or older.

You will need the The PADI Open Water Manual or Crew Pak for this course.

PADI Open Water Course

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learn to dive on holiday - PADI coursesThe most popular learn to dive course worldwide is your passport to the amazing underwater world!  Once completed, your internationally recognised certification allows you to dive with any qualified diver to a maximum depth of 18 metres.  During the four to five days of you holiday that it takes to complete the PADI Open Water course you will undertake five knowledge  development and five pool sessions plus four open water dives. Completion of the course qualifies you to dive, independent of supervision all over the world, with a buddy, to a maximum depth of 18metres, within the limits of your training and experience.

To enroll on the PADI Open Water Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must be 10 years or older.

You will need the The PADI Open Water Manual or Crew Pak for this course.

PADI Open Water Referral Course

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Complete your knowledge development and pool training in the UK and the remaining 4 qualifying open water dives on holiday. This course gives you the same qualification as the PADI Open Water Course but will only take 2 days, leaving the rest of your holiday for you to enjoy some recreational diving.

We would be happy to put you in touch with a reputable dive centre in your local area in order for you to undertake the knowledge development and pool training.

Upgrade from PADI Scuba Diver to Open Water Diver

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If you are PADI Scuba Diver, why not upgrade to PADI Open Water Diver. Simply complete the remaining two knowledge development sessions, two confined water dives and two Open Water dives.


To complete your qualification you need to take with you two passport sized photos. You may also have to pay a certification fee of between €25 - €55.

Before booking any courses please read the PADI Medical Statement and related information as some health conditions may prevent you from diving. A positive response to any of the questions means that there is a pre-existing condition that may affect your safety while diving and you must seek the advice of your physician prior to engaging in dive activities. Prior to participating in any diving activity, the dive centre in resort will asked you to complete this form, so please ensure you have any medical clearance that may be required before arriving in resort.


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The Breakers Diving & Surfing Lodge, Soma Bay - Jetty

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