Club Med: where and how to pass your level 1 diving certification?

Follow the guide for your first dip into the world of scuba diving

Swimming among the fish in water at 28°, 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), gives you his recommendations. The magic of a new world opens before your eyes.

Passing your level 1 diving certification at Club Med: Steps

A specialist in diving for over thirty years, Arnaud Basso will guide you to get your first level.

Diving certification level 1: the PADI Open Water Diver. In 9 dives (5 in the pool, 4 from a boat, over 3 to 5 days), you get your level 1* PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) certificate.

Communication signals

These good reflexes ensure communication and safety for divers. Here are a few.

The "OK" signal: the thumb and index finger touching, the other fingers remain stretched out.

The "Problem" signal: the flat hand waves from left to right and vice versa.

The "Going up" signal: tight fist, thumb up.

The "Going down" signal: tight fist, thumb down.

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