Learn A New Way to Experience the Ocean’s Grandeur.
December 2-16, 2023
Hotel on the Cay
St. Croix, US Virgin Islands
Start at the beginning. Take two weeks on vacation to learn and become comfortable with equipment and diving in a calm wildlife area at a beach in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. Certification comes at the end if you’re ready. Master the basics of diving and safety the Miracle Swimming way. PADI open water certification. Prerequisite: comfort in deep water. Miracle Swimming graduates only.
Arrive December 1. Depart December 17 unless you wish to stay for the dive vacation afterward.
Course is 14 days, about 72 hours of class time, plus travel days. Two days off. Includes hotel with kitchenettes, PADI* e-learning course, group transportation to grocery store, all diving gear and check-out dives, Licensed Miracle Swimming Instructor who is also a PADI instructor and Melon assisting (certified diver). It’s standard to bring your own mask, fins, and snorkel (about $150). A buying guide will be sent to you after registration. Pass the PADI* e-learning course before arrival. Connect the course to our instructor’s number.
$300 discount if you register by March 31, 2023.
Air fare on your own.
Double occupancy, double queen room: $6828 to share a partial ocean view unit with a classmate if you register by March 31, 2023.
$7128 as of April 1, 2023.
Single occupancy, standard room: $8484 by March 31, 2023. $8784 as of April 1, 2023.
Deposit: $441—$221, one night’s stay for single or double occupancy plus $200 for course, nonrefundable. Total deposit: $421: $200 of which is nonrefundable. Hotel deposit is refundable until November 15, 2023.
We will be outdoors for the entire course.
Stay until December 21 for 3 days of regular charter dives with Miracle Swimming dive buddies and see the typical dive boat charter scenario. December 18-21, 2023. Separate registration for Dive Vacation here (to be added by April 5).
The main beach photo above is in front of our hotel where you’ll learn to dive. Kitchenettes in units. Our hotel is Hotel on the Cay, on its own private island a 2 minute boat ride from town. Free shuttle all day.
*PADI: Professional Association of Diving Instructors