PADI Scuba Diving Courses FOR BEGINNERS

INTRODUCTION & CERTIFICATION
Dive Courses with Dressel Divers

Our PADI scuba diving courses will take you weightlessly onto the reef to swim like the fish alongside you. All dive courses imparted by Dressel Divers in its destinations are easy, fun and safe, and will give you permanent access to the wonders of the underwater world!

Beyond doubt the very best option is to get certified straight away as a PADI Open Water Diver or Scuba Diver.  Not enough time for a full certification program? No problem. We also offer the PADI Discover Scuba Diving Course, a resort course that allows you to enjoy the reef with minimum training.

It’s also your kid’s vacation and they always want to do something fun.  So of we have plenty of diving things going on for your children. Among them are all the above courses in junior version and also the Bubblemaker Program.

Half of what there is to see on your vacation is underwater! Diving lets you connect with nature and excites your senses.  Don’t just look at the ocean from your beach chair, go visit! We offer all level courses for beginners to take you there.

Yes!!! The 20% online prepayment discount is applicable to courses (except in Mallorca where it is 15% and Punta de Mita – Puerto Vallarta with 10%).

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PADI COURSES CATALOGUE

PADI OPEN WATER DIVER course

PADI_Open_Water_Diver_CoursesThe PADI Open Water Diver course is a certification course for a lifetime of independent diving! Internationally recognized the PADI Open Water Diver certification is the most popular and complete course in the world.

This is the adequate course for those that want to make diving a new life style and hobby, diving and discovering marine beauty around the world. This certification allows you the freedom to dive without needing the company of a professional.

Also, once you have completed this course you are immediately eligible to start the PADI Adventure Diver Course or PADI Advanced Diver.

The course includes use of dive equipment, your study materials, your certification card, 5 theory modules with video, 5 pool modules and 4 boat dives.

You pick your days and times for the pool sessions and dives on site. We are flexible, we are in your hotel and you have lots of time at your disposal…You are on vacation!

Prerequisites
10 years old and good health
Frequency
Daily
Duration
3 or 4 days(approx. 18-20 hrs)

PADI SCUBA DIVER course

PADI Scuba Diver CoursesThe PADI Scuba Diver Course, is a certification course ofering a lifetime of guided diving! This “sub program” of the PADI Open Water Diver Course grants a basic certification with which you will be able to dive at any time.

The only difference with the Open Water Diver is that you will always have to dive under the supervision of a dive professional and you cannot subscribe to PADI Advanced Diver Courses, limiting your depth to 40 feet / 12 meters.

The Scuba Diver program is a pre-entry level certification that is perfect for vacationers or people who only plan to dive a couple times a year.

Nevertheless for those that have the time we do recommend the two extra pool modules and dives to attain straight away the more complete PADI Open Water Diver level.

The course includes use of dive equipment, your study materials, your certification card, 3 theory modules with video, 3 pool modules and 2 boat dives.

You pick your days and times for the pool sessions and dives on site. We are flexible.

Prerequisites
10 years old and good health
Frequency
Daily
Duration
2 days(approx. 10-12 hrs)

PADI DSD Resort Course

PADI_Discover_Scuba_Diving_coursesPADI Discover Scuba Diving is simply the best resort course! It does not provide a certification, but it will enable you to resort dive with us during your complete stay.

The PADI DSD program allows you to experience the thrill of diving under close supervision of our professional dive staff, in the ideal conditions that your holiday destination has to offer.

With the DSD training you may do shallow dives, up to a maximum depth of  40 feet / 12 meters, allowing you to enjoy the hidden beauty of the sea facing the beach.

During your DSD adventure, you will come to grips with some basic concepts and skills of diving before going on your ocean dive.

The Course includes: 1 theory module, and pool session, 1 boat dive + 1 extra  dive as an exclusive gift from Dressel Divers. (*)

Discover Scuba Diving is a great way to try diving for a while but beyond doubt the very best option is to get certified straight away as a PADI Scuba Diver or Open Water Diver.

(*) Please note that the 1 extra dive is not applicable in Mallorca and Puerto Vallarta.

Prerequisites
10 years old and good health
Frequency
Daily
Duration
1 days

PADI JUNIOR & BUBBLEMAKER courses

Bubblemaker_CourseKids Diving Programs! In all our dive destinations your kids are welcome to start diving with the PADI Bubblemaker program or get certified straight away with one of our PADI junior dive certification.

For young adventurers like your kids, the PADI Bubblemaker program is an introduction to the emotions of diving and breathing underwater.

If your child is 8 or 9 years of age, now is their chance to take the plunge with a professional coach right by their side and go POOL DIVING. Let´s make some bubbles!

Junior dive certifications starting (10 years +)

After becoming 10, they are allowed to start a dive certification course, such as the PADI Junior Scuba Diver or PADI Open Water Diver. From 12 years on they can also progress to do the PADI Junior Adventure or PADI Advanced Diver Course.

Clearly age permitting the junior dive certification courses are the best options for your kids to go scuba diving, for there much wider level of training and because they will love to show their real diver certification cards to friends once back home.

Prerequisites
8 & 9 years olds
Frequency
Daily
Duration
2 hours

PADI Referral course

PADI Referral CoursesFinish your PADI referral course with Dressel Divers!  In all our dive centers we can organize for you to finish your PADI Scuba Diver or Openwater Diver course starting from any point at which you came to a halt back home or on a previous vacation, including theory or pool. Or you simply prefer to finish you course with us en warmer waters.

With our PADI Referral course we can complete everything you still need to earn your certification. We also accept referrals from all the different universal diving organizations, not just those of PADI.

Please bring all your referral documentation, including logbook, to support what you have completed so far, filled out and signed off by the initial Instructor.

This documentation is valid for a year. If it is more than 6 months old, you will have to do a theory review. There is no extra charge for that.

Prerequisites
10 years old and good health + referral paperwork
Frequency
Daily
Duration
Dependent on amount of modules

More info

Course season
extends all year!
Average visibility:
+35 meters (+115 feet)
Coldest water temp.:
78.8 ºF (26 ºC)
Warmest water temp.:
87.8ºF (31 ºC)

Everyone can join Dressel Divers

STAY & DIVE

STAY at a resort with a Dressel dive shop on the premises, where you can board a Dressel boat and DIVE DIRECTLY from the hotel beach!

VISIT & DIVE

Staying somewhere else but want to discover or learn diving with Dressel Divers?

Join us by organizing a daily VISIT & DIVE transfer (exceptions may apply).

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Both the PADI Open Water Course and Scuba Diver Course have a theory section that consists mainly of reading a very interesting manual on the basics of diving and watching some classroom videos.

This can easily be done during your vacation or should you prefer CAN ALSO BE COVERED BEFORE YOUR ARRIVAL with PADI eLearning, from the comfort of your home, with a computor, laptop or tablet.

If you sign up and complete the PADI eLearning before you arrival, during your actual holiday you will only be left with the pool and the ocean diving parts of the course.

eLearning can be especially attractive for kids wanting to complete the junior certification versions of these courses, as they love everything computor and internet related and may find it easier to concentrate on the reading without the holiday distractions.