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Experience hosted by Santiago

2 hours
Includes equipment
Up to 1 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Contact me BEFORE BOOKING no exceptions!
TWO DAY itinerary! The cost includes BOTH days!
Obtain the PADI Open Water certification in 2 intensive full days, 32 hours total. This is the official-full PADI course, valid world wide and never expires. Once you successfully completed your course your certified for life! PLUS pictures and videos are included for FREE (over $60 dollar value). This certification is from 9am to 6pm both days.

Day 1
Pool Training
Independent studying/reading
2 dives in the ocean
Feedback and more book reading.
*You get a full night of homework that night to finish up on you PADI Diver
Manual and answer Knowledge Reviews and quizzes*

Day 2
Pool Training and Q&A
Quiz/Final Exams
2 dives in the ocean
Review and feedback about the diving and exam.
FINISHED: Congratulations you receive you PADI OPEN WATER CERTIFICATION right on the spot!

When you get certified with me, I'm your instructor for life, I'm there for any questions, anytime. Guaranteed!

Also VERY important, THIS Airbnb experience is 100% hosted by a local host (me!). And NOT a big established tour company with employees. I am passionate about my country, my city and water activities and I give a very professional and personal water activity Experiences. Support the local and independent -not company owned- Airbnb Experiences, just like this one!
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Contact me BEFORE BOOKING no exceptions!
TWO DAY itinerary! The cost includes BOTH days!
Obtain the PADI Open Water certification in 2 intensive full days, 32 hours total. This is the official-full PADI course, valid world wide and never expires. Once you successfully completed your course your certified for life! PLUS pictures and videos are included for FREE (over $60 dollar value). This certification is from 9am to 6pm both days.…

Santiago's commitment to safety

This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practising good hygiene and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Equipment
    All scuba gear and PADI Scuba Diving Manual/book.
    Wetsuit rental is N...
From $861
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Santiago

Host on Airbnb since 2012
  • Identity verified
I'm a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, as well as an Emergency First Responder Instructor, a lifeguard and a swim teacher. I've been scuba diving for over 18 years, all over the world and I have close to a decade of experience with "1st time Divers" and "PADI Open Water Certifications" students. I am as passionate about scuba diving, as I am about teaching it! Everyone is capable of scuba diving, BUT I'm capable of showing you that YOU CAN DO IT too!
In my free time I'm very relaxed, laid back world traveler & kiteboarder, Airbnb SuperHosts, and run a tours/tickets/excursions business too.
I'm a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, as well as an Emergency First Responder Instructor, a lifeguard and a swim teacher. I've been scuba diving for over 18 years, all over the world and I have close to a decade of experience with "1st time Divers" and "PADI Open Water Certifications" students. I am as passionate about scuba diving, as I am about teaching it! Everyone is capable of scuba diving, BUT I'm capable of showing you that YOU CAN DO IT too!
In my free time I'm very relaxed, laid…
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Where you'll be

We will meet at 9am and start with an introductory scuba diving talk on a beautiful Cancun beach. We then spend several hours in the training pool learning and practicing the skills required for this certification. Then We will enjoy a beautiful boat ride and go scuba diving at "Manchones - Cancun - Isla Mujeres National Park" with 2 dives each of the 2 days, aprox. 20 - 35min each dive.

Activity advisory

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Know your comfort level
Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 1 guest ages 15 and up can attend.