Dive enthusiasts seeking certification as a Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI) Open Water Scuba Instructor can head down to Anse Chastanet in the Caribbean for the resort’s in-house dive shop Scuba St. Lucia.
The dive shop, located right off the resort's shores in the heart of the Soufri è re Marine Management Area marine park, provides instructors-in-training opportunities to secure their certification while staying at the 600-acre resort estate.
The entire operation, both the hotel and Scuba St. Lucia, is Travelife Gold certified and adheres to strict, sustainable, no-impact standards.
- Certification as a PADI Divemaster or comparable certification
- Medical statement of physical fitness from a diving medical examination within the last 12 months
- Open Water Diver certification for at least six months and a record of 60 logged dives to start the instructor Development Course. 100 logged dives are required prior to the Instructor Exam.
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and first aid training within the past 24 months
The Anse Chastanet PADI Instructor Development Course at Scuba St. Lucia is available from August 25 to September 4, 2019. Special accommodation rates are available for participants.
Note: To get to St. Lucia, travelers can use a new seasonal flight from Miami. During the summer season, hotels, including Anse Chastanet, are offering up to 50 percent off room rates, resort credits, spa deals and more.
For more information about Anse Chastanet's accommodation rates, Scuba St. Lucia or the PADI Instructor Development Course, call +1 758 459-7755 or email [email protected] .