St Lucia

Learn to Scuba Dive in St Lucia

Sugar Beach

Embrace curiosity and awaken your inner explorer with the PADI Open Water certification course in St Lucia, home to some of the world’s most impressive coral reefs. Just beyond the shores of Sugar Beach is a kaleidoscopic underwater world to discover. Surrounded by astounding natural beauty, learn to scuba dive in St Lucia’s rich marine biodiversity, with a spectrum of species beneath the sapphire waves.


The PADI Open Water Diver course equips you with all of the essential diving skills, guided by a highly experienced instructor in a supportive learning environment. Learn how to assemble and use scuba gear, manage buoyancy, calmy handle problems, respectfully approach marine life to grow in skill and confidence as a diver. These are unrivalled lifelong skills that can be used time and time again around the world.


Once your course is complete, take the opportunity to embark on recreational dives at mesmerising locations, including Sugar Beach Reef, a gentle dive site within ‘walking’ distance of the beach, and home to Hawksbill turtles, stingrays and curious nurse sharks. Explore one of the world’s largest plateau dive areas at Trou Diable, home to healthy reefs and vivid corals, or plunge into the depths of Piton Wall at Jalousie Bay, bursting with a unique variety of marine life including seahorses.


Length: Recommended for stays of 7-nights or more

Sample Inclusions:

The retreat inclusions provide an example of what can be built into your bespoke retreat. Contact our Wellness Travel Specialists to design & fully tailor the experience. 

· PADI Open Water Dive Course

· Theorical and practical skill training

· Ocean-based dives during the course

· Optional 6 to 10 recreational dives at world-class dive sites

$220 for PADI Open Water Dive Course (not including accommodation) 6 dives - $300.0010 dives - $450.00

Learn to Scuba Dive in St Lucia, Sugar Beach

Sugar Beach

For luxury wellness retreats in St Lucia, Sugar Beach is one of the Caribbean's best hotels, with spectacular piton views and the healing powers of nature.

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