Scuba-Diving, Certification Courses

If you’ve always wanted to scuba dive, experience an unparalleled adventure and see the world under the waves, this is where it begins.

Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the most popular and widely recognized dive course in the world.

Millions of people have learned scuba diving with this course and continue to discover the wonders of the aquatic world.

Vasia Hotels and Resorts


3 to 4 days depending on conditions, your progress or your needs


Pickup from selected hotels

Vasia Resort & Spa, Vasia Village, Zephyros Beach, Vasia Boulevard, Vasia Royal


English speaking instructor / offered in English

Open Water - Sea

4 open water dives

Vasia Hotels and Resorts


5 dives in the pool



On Request



The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases :

  • Knowledge development (online/ independent study/ with your instructor) to understand the
  • basics of scuba diving
  • Diving in a protected environment to learn basic diving techniques
  • Diving in the wild to use your diving techniques and explore!

With the certification “Open Water Diver” you will be able to:

  • Practice scuba diving by diving with a pair of the same level (or higher) without being supervised by a professional Instructor.
  • Participate in dives whose maximum depth authorized by PADI is 18 meters for the Open Water Diver.
  • Your certification will be valid and recognized worldwide​


  • The diving equipment that suits you for the course
  • Your English-speaking instructor
  • Your digital course support
  • Your first diving logbook
  • The organization of your course in a flexible way according to your other planned activities during your stay in Crete
  • Transportation to and from the diving center for the duration of your training*


Min. age requirement is 10 years old. Parent or guardian required?
Good health condition is required for the participation in the course. Each participant will be asked to fill in a medical questionnaire.
NOTE: Divers aged 10 to 14 years receive Junior Open Water Diver certification.

No prior diving experience is required.

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