Club Med: where and how to get your Level 1 Diver Certification

Follow your guide during your first foray into the world of scuba diving

Swimming among the fish in 82-degree water is a dream come true! Immerse yourself in the underwater world at our Resorts designed for scuba diving.* Arnaud Basso, Manager at Euro-Divers (a Club Med partner company), will be happy to offer his recommendations. The magic of a new world opens before your eyes.

Steps for obtaining your Level 1 Diver Certification at Club Med

A diving specialist with over thirty years of experience, Arnaud Basso will be happy to help you achieve your certification.

Level 1 Diver Certification: the PADI Open Water Diver. Over the course of 3 to 5 days, you'll do 9 dives (5 in the pool and 4 from a boat) to get your Level 1* PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) Certification.

Communication signals

Here are a few useful reflexes to ensure safety and good communication among divers.

The "OK" signal: your thumb and index finger touch while your other fingers are stretched out.

The "Problem" signal: hand flat and waving back and forth.

The "Going up" signal: hand in a fist, thumb up.

The "Going down" signal: hand in a fist, thumb down.

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