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PADI Open Water Course at Playa Flamingo

  • PADI certification course in Playa Flamingo
  • Spend two days earning a certification that lasts a lifetime
  • First step toward scuba diving anywhere in the world
PADI Open Water Course at Playa Flamingo
From USD 550.00
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PADI Open Water Course at Playa Flamingo
From USD 550.00
The PADI Open Water Diver certification is the most popular and well-recognized scuba diving certification in the world and is a pre-requisite for participating in most diving trips. Open doors to adventure by completing the PADI course over two days with certified instructors in Playa Flamingo, learning to dive off Costa Rica’s beautiful Pacific coast.
What to Expect
The PADI Open Water Diver course is comprised of four components: classroom or online academic training, equipment training, pool training, and open water training. Choose to complete the academic portion of your training in the classroom, or enroll as an e-learner to complete this portion prior to your arrival in Costa Rica.

At the dive center in Playa Flamingo, take a total of five pool dives (flexible start times) and four 45-minute sea dives over the course of two days. All sea dives begin at 7:30 a.m. and end at approximately 12:30 p.m. and take place on Costa Rica’s beautiful Pacific coast.

Once you have completed the course, you will receive your PADI Open Water Diver certification, enabling you to dive all over the world.
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Reviews (13)
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Reviewed 6 days ago
Great dive spot, better instructors!

I had a great time learning how to dive and felt both comfortable and prepared the entire time. Not only was the marine life great, but Phil set up a place for us to stay, picked us up, and was always ready to help us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank mjordanpayne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amazing diving and overall experience!!! Would not look anywhere else!

I had the pleasure and honor to obtain my PADI Open Water Course at SDCR and I don't think I could have had a better learning experience. From the minute I reached out to obtain my PADI license, Phil was very responsive and attentive. I...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank traveltoscano
Reviewed 15 October 2018
Fantastic Experience!!!

Myself and my two teenage sons just returned from our Costa Rica vacation and diving with Phil and his team was undoubtedly the highlight! Despite waiting until just before departure to book, Phil was extremely prompt with his response and easily accommodated our request of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MJ73120
Reviewed 8 July 2018
Amazing experience with a top-notch crew!

First, I reached out Phil a few weeks before our trip (book earlier if possible as they do fill up), and let him know that we had 2 Open Water Dive course students and 3 Discover Scuba Diving people in our group. Additionally, the 2...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Wayne C
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile
Fantastic experience

My boys and I had a great experience with Phil and his crew. My son's are 13 and 15. We all had a great time and I felt very comfortable that we were well taken care of, always with safety in mind, during the entire...More

1  Thank dannidm
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