PADI Diver Association

  • (+506) 2670 0308
  • Playas del Coco, Costa Rica

Discover Scuba Diving Course.


For those short on time or just curious about the diving experience, we offer a dive introduction program, the Discover Scuba Diving experience which is also known as a Resort Course. This dive initiation experience will give you access to the under-water world by taking your very first breaths under-water and can be enjoyed by kids as young as 10 years completed. 



Course Technical Information


Course FAQs


How does it work?



• Comprehensive, oral theory without the pressure of an exam

• Immediate access to confined water to practice and enjoy the sensations of scuba diving

• Permanent professional supervision for maximum safety



What’s included?


• Full rental dive gear for the pool and ocean dives

• A boat excursion with 2 dives, refreshments and snacks

• Direct supervision of a PADI Scuba Instructor

• Participants registration on the PADI web-page

• Tons of fun that won’t let you go anymore!


What will I do?



• A short introduction to the theory of diving to be best prepared prior to enter the water

• A fun pool-session mainly to get confident breathing under water and to learn some essential skills

• Boat excursion with 2 dives in the ocean to get the ultimate feeling of scuba diving between 12m/40ft of depth.



Can I do it?


• Everybody can involve from 10 years onward.

• No previous experience required

• A medical questionnaire has to be completed and might indicate a contraindication to check with your doctor.

• This is an easy adventure of a lifetime



Course prices and packages

Ready to become a diver? Choose options and book your course right away! 

$135.00 each Discover Scuba Diving Course


Reasons to do a Discover Scuba Diving Experience in Costa Rica:

• When you participate in a Discover Scuba Diving program, you discover excitement and adventure - freedom and serenity.

• Nothing compares to the "weightless" exhilaration of breathing underwater. Only a diver knows the feeling and that’s why we promise you will not regret and keep this diving experience for the rest of your life!

• This is a “Must-Do” for nature lovers who want to see all the natural richness of Costa Rica! This experience will give you a close-up interaction with an essential part of Costa Rica’s world-famous biodiversity without having to spend precious time in class-rooms and swimming-pools.



Summer-Salt Dive Center is a full service dive operator and member of the PADI International Resort and Retailer Association. 


We are in Playas del Coco, a coastal town famous as "the for diving" in Costa Rica.

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