Nestled along the pristine Jibacoa Peninsula, 30-minutes between Havana and Varadero, Memories Jibacoa is a charming hillside resort. From rolling tree-covered mountains to an untouched beachfront, the property perfectly reflects the character and essence of this Cuban countryside. The resort is also an ideal location to enjoy eco-adventures like scuba diving and snorkeling at the resort’s own naturally formed coral reef just a few metres from the shore. Take your diving certification course here, at Memories Jibacoa!
For more than 40 years, SSI (Scuba Schools International) has provided training, scuba certification, and educational resources for divers, dive instructors, dive centers and resorts around the world. Scuba Schools International (SSI) is in accordance with global certifications. SSI Training standards meet or exceed both the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and Recreational Training Council (RSTC) requirements. Under the guidance of our dive professionals, you will learn the skills required to enjoy your first underwater experience!
Open Water Diver course consists of 3 parts:
- Academics: You can register for the SSI’s Online Training program for free and download your training materials so that you can learn the basics before you arrive to the resort. You can read the coursework at your own pace and at your convenience. Training materials consist of full comprehensive HD videos, animations, informative graphics as well as photos. You can access the material from your computer, smart phone or tablet. The courses are clear, concise, interactive and above all, fun!
- Pool training: For both your pool and open water training at Memories Jibacoa, your instructor will fit the scuba equipment so you can adjust to be more comfortable in this “second skin” under water
- Open Water sessions: You’ll be required to complete at least four open water dives providing you with everything you need to experience all you’ve learned in the pool. After successful completion of your open water training dives you will become a Certified Diver.
Feature services of the dive centre:
- Catamaran ride (with instructors)
- Kayak renting
- Pedal boat renting
- Snorkelling (equipment included)
- Initiation to Scuba Diving (free)
- Scuba diving at the shore with motorized boat: 25CUC – subject to availability
- Scuba diving (equipment included)
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