Our PADI instructors will ensure your diving is safe and fun!
The Resort Course is the fastest, easiest and safest way for the beginning diver to discover the underwater world of diving.
Our program takes only 3 hours and includes full equipment, pool sessions where you can gain confidence using PADI skills, which you will enjoy with a beautiful dive on our reef at a maximum depth of 35 feet.
The Resort Course is a great way to experience scuba diving and we will credit the instruction toward the PADI certification if you decide to become a certified diver. This designation will allow you to dive under supervision for 15 days in our diving center.
The PADI Scuba Diver Course offers more than just a resort designation.
It includes the instruction of modules 1, 2 and 3 of the PADI Open Water Course and is designed for those who have a limited amount of time and want to begin certification. After instruction and diving with us, you may then continue modules 4 and 5 of the PADI Open Water Course in any other location to become an Open Water Diver.
It takes 1½ days and includes full equipment, pool sessions to practice with all PADI skills, the work book you need to learn to dive, and two ocean dives under the supervision of a PADI Instructor. The Open Water Course is the full training which allows you to plan a dive and to dive without professional supervision.
It takes 3 days and includes full equipment, pool sessions to practice with all of the PADI skills, the work book you need to learn how to dive, and four ocean dives under the supervision of a PADI Instructor.
The Referral Course is the 4 Open Water dives required in your certification. The Akumal Dive Center is a perfect location to continue in your instruction because of the ideal diving conditions.
Our underwater school is only 5 minutes by boat from the dive center, or the course can also be taken from a shore dive or in the cool freshwater of our cenotes. It takes 2 days and includes full equipment and 4 ocean dives under the supervision of a PADI Instructor.
PADI Advanced Certification includes a Deep Dive, Compass Dive, two dives of Peak Performance Buoyancy and then you can choose two from any of the following: Night Dive, Drift Dive or Multilevel Dive.
The two certifications are the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and the Peak Performance Buoyancy Diver.
The course includes all the equipment that you need, two certification cards and a little refresher in the pool!
The Refresher Course takes half a day and covers a quick review of the most important skills.
It includes full equipment, a pool session practicing open water skills and a dive under the supervision of an instructor on our beautiful reef.
PADI Nitrox certification is designed for those who would like to stay longer underwater using enriched air.
This course takes 1½ days and includes full equipment, two ocean dives on a maximum of 40% of oxygen to a maximum depth of 110 feet/ 30 meters.
The course is limited to no decompression diving.
The Bubble Maker is a fun program designed for children ages 8 to 9 years old. When you learn to dive you dream in color!
Under the careful instruction and supervision of our PADI instructor, children explore scuba equipment and underwater breathing in the beautiful Akumal Bay.
Why spend your time in paradise taking courses? You can sign up with PADI to complete e-learning courses before you leave to reduce your instruction time while on vacation.
*The courses below are in English unless otherwise noted. For other languages, please contact us.
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