BodyHoliday is an accredited PADI Dive center. We have a purpose built centre with shop, lecture room with audio visual presentation. Our Dive boat “TINY” is pictured above. We offer a complete range of PADI courses and a thrilling Dive schedule. Saint Lucia has some incredible dive sites; reef dives, wall dives, wreck dives and a spectacular Marine park at the base of the famous Pitons. They stretch down below the waves as far as they do above reaching for the sky.
All Scuba, air fill and regulators, bcds, weights and boat trips are inclusive with the cost of each dive certification course. Wet suits can be hired.
The Scuba Diving team will need to check your fitness level using a medical questionnaire in order to determine that you have no contra-indications, which could create a health hazard during your dive.
Clothing: Swimsuit, ‘T’ shirt, shorts or personal wet suit.
For those who would love a taste of what diving is all about and who are not yet certified divers, we offer a PADI Resort Course programme. It includes a 45-minute classroom session, 45 minutes in the pool, then an ocean dive to a maximum depth of 20ft /6m on our beautiful reef right in front of the resort. An instructor will accompany you at all times. The dive is very safe and loads of fun! Best of all, it is included in the price of your St Lucia holiday.
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PADI Diving Courses
BodyHoliday offers the complete range of Diving courses. Under the tuition of Daniel and his team, you will be able to start with the “Open Water” course, and on your next visit progress to Advanced Diver.
TIP: If you are planning on allocating some of your holiday to taking a course, it’s a great idea to arrange it before you come. If we have the time before your arrival day, we can send you the PADI course work. It will save you having to do it all in resort.
PADI Open Water
This course is conducted over 2 to 3 day period. You will need to attend a three-hour session each day, which can be organized to fit your schedule. Once you become certified, you will receive a certification card which will allow you to dive with any dive operation around the world with no further training. You will receive all the Open Water course material at home so you spend more time diving upon arrival. US$550
PADI Advanced Open Water
Advance Open Water Course: This course certifies you to dive up to 100ft/33m. It entails five dives, two of which are compulsory (i.e. Deep Dive and Navigation Dive) and the other three are chosen by the student and the instructor (some of the choices include; Boat Dive, Drift Dive, Fish ID, Photography Dive, Peak Performance Buoyance Dive, Wreck Dive, Night Dive & Naturalist Dive). It also has the theoretical aspect where the student reads five (5) chapters of the Advance Open Water Manual (this is dependent on the dives selected). This course would be completed over a 2-3 day period. As an advanced diver you will become more confident in different types of dives and the course is designed to improve your overall diving skills. USD$470
PADI Rescue Diver
Rescue Diver Course: This course qualifies you to carry out self-rescue or rescuing someone else. The theory part entails reading a small manual that comes as part of the course. The theory part may be done at home prior to your vacation. This course would be completed over a period of 3 days or less. The skills learnt in this course is invaluable as it not only enables you to help a diver who is in need of help, but it also makes you more attentive to your dive environment and your dive gear. To achieve this certification you must also be First Aid Certified which can be done at home, prior to your course or here at the resort. USD$450.00 Rescue Diver Course plus 1st Aid/CPR $615.00. Please note that Advance Open Water certification is a prerequisite for this course.
PADI Master Scuba Diver
Master Scuba Diver: This certification is the highest nonprofessional rating for a Diver. This entails attaining five PADI specialties. This course is ideal for individuals who do not intend on becoming a PADI professional, however wishes to improve their skills further and achieve a highly recognized rating. It will be completed over a period of 4 to 6 days, depending on the Specialties selected. The price is dependent on the specialties selected. Please note that Rescue Diver certification is a prerequisite for this course.
Dive Master: This is the first PADI professional rating and most sought after. This course will improve your dive skills and education to a whole new level as you will cover the physics and physiology behind diving amongst other key aspects covered. As a dive master you will become part of the PADI family, be able to plan and lead dive and assist PADI Instructors with PADI certifications. USD $1100.00. Please note that Rescue Diver certification is a prerequisite for this course.
PADI Assistant Instructor
Assistant Instructor: This is the second PADI professional rating and a great way to complete the first step towards PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. The course reviews a lot of the material learnt in the PADI Dive Master course and introduces each participant to the teaching aspect of diving. Price on request.
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The Dive team offer a weekly schedule of dives for qualified divers. One and Two tanks dives plus our “special” three tank package. The programme wil include reef dives, wall dives, wreck dives and night dives.
TIP: If you plan to dive, please bring your qualification with you: PADI,British Sub- Aqua or NAUI etc
Shore Dives – Body Holiday is privileged to have a beautiful reef along the shore line of our beautiful Cariblue beach. Certified dived are free to sign up for this dive. We offer shore dives on Sundays at 2:45pm to 4:00pm, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 1:45pm to 3:00pm. (Included)
Night Dives – We are lucky to have the coral reef just off shore at Cariblue beach so it only takes minutes to be on site where you can see sting-rays, crabs, eagle-rays, octopus, Spanish lobsters, squid, starfish and puffers just to name a few. Night time wonders can also include “Bioluminescence” a reaction that occurs within certain types of plankton (microscopic sea creatures) that causes them to emit light. US$77
Two Tank Dive – A good look at the colorful corals and varying species of fish at two different dive sites is definitely attractive to fans of the underwater world. This is what we offer during our two tank dives to certified divers who sign up for this trip. A taxi will transport you to the Landings marina which is ten minutes away where you will board our 46’ Newton boat for the trip, or we may board from the shore conditions permitting. Snacks, Drinks and towels are offered as part of the package. Trip goes out on Mondays from 9am to 1pm and on Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. US$120
Single Tank Dives – One dive on a reef just minutes away from the resort ensuring you don’t miss too many of the resort’s activities. Certified divers who wish to spend minimum time away from the resort or enjoy a different dive sit than our shore dive may join our single tank Boat Dive on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:45pm to 3:30 p.m. US$75
Some of the Two Tank Dive packages we offer include (you may also bunch up single tank dives in this package):
3 Two Tank Dive Package
4 Two Tank Dive Package
5 Two Tank Dive Package
6 Two Tank Dive Package
8Two Tank Dive Package
3 and 4 Tank Specials
Certified 3-Dive Special
Our 3-dive special for certified divers includes: All equipment, wet suit rental, and three 2-tank boat dives and a BodyHoliday T-shirt. US$350
Certified 4-Dive Special
Our 4-dive special for certified divers includes: All equipment, wet suit rental, four 2 tank boat dives and a BodyHoliday T- shirt. US$460