SCUBA Diving Center

Name SCUBA Diving Center:
Sea Spirit Diving Resort
Website SCUBA Diving Center:
www.seaspirit.it (Please mention Dive O'Clock)
Country:
Italy
Island/State/City:
Giardini Naxos
Green Fins Member:
No
Marine Conservation Efforts:
One of our main aims this year is to organise regular Dive clean up events with PADI Project AWARE, and PADI Dive Against Debris. This will also include many Beach/Land clean ups, in association with PLASTIC FREE Italia to help get our environment healthy and safe!

Teaching and Diving Conditions

Confined water dives (confined open water or swimming pool):
Our Dive resort is based in the UNAHOTEL Naxos Beach. We have access to an Olympic pool of 50m where confined water demonstrations and presentations are conducted. Shower facilities onsite too.
Open water dive conditions:
Open water presentations, assisting PADI courses as well as fun diving in the beautiful setting of the Isola Bella Marine Park in Taormina! Visibility ranges from 5-20m, water temperature ranges from 16-23 degrees.
Classroom details:
One of the many facilities we offer include an air-conditioned conference room for academic presentations in the prestigious UNAHOTEL NAXOS BEACH.
Things to see on fun dives:
The beauty of the Mediterranean! Our daily trips include the underwater beauty of the Isola Bella Marine Park, in Taormina, Sicily. Magical swim-throughs, meadows of Neptune grass, and various species of marine life. From Octopus, Moray Eel & Amber-Jacks, to various species of Nudibranch, flatworms and Seahorses!
House Reef:
No

Additional SCUBA Diving Courses at this Dive Center

Technical diving courses:
It is possible to gain more experience in TEC diving with our PADI Tec-Deep Trainer Carmelo Sgroi. Courses are from TEC 40 - TEC 45 - TEC 50, all the way to TEC Instructor.
Freediving courses:
No
Business related courses:
No
Marine conservation courses and projects:
PADI Marine Management Specialty Instructor PADI/DAN Research Diver PADI Project Aware PADI Dive Against Debris
Internships:
Our Pre-IDC is designed to focus on individual skill development such as, demonstrating skills, working on theory knowledge, encouraging leadership and laying a strong foundation as a PADI professional before beginning that first step into becoming a PADI Instructor.
Other courses:
No

Local Prices

(Indication of your other expenses)
How to get to the SCUBA diving center from the airport:
Transportation with local bus from the airport of Catania to Giardini-Naxos (45 minutes). Once arrived, everything is within walking distance.
Transportation costs of description above:
8 EUR (USD 9.72)
Low budget accommodation (could be a dormitory):
20 EUR (USD 24.29)
Low budget meal in a bar/restaurant:
5 EUR (USD 6.07)
Beer in a bar:
3 EUR (USD 3.64)

SCUBA Diving Instructors / Your Teachers

Carmelo Sgroi
Name:
Carmelo Sgroi
Languages spoken:
English, Italian
Highest certification level:
Course Director / Instructor Trainer
Certification level mentioned above since:
2018
Number of courses per year:
100
Additional information:
In 2020, Carmelo achieved the prestigious award of PADI Platinum Course Director after teaching several IDCs in Thailand and Sicily. Also a PADI Tec Trainer, Carmelo can help you to become a TEC 40, Tec 45 and Tec 50 diver and a PADI Tec Instructor.
Website:
www.seaspirit.it (Please mention Dive O'Clock)
Cilla Lentz
Name:
Cilla Lentz
Languages spoken:
Dutch, English, German, Italian
Highest certification level:
IDC Staff Instructor / Dive Control Specialist Instructor
Certification level mentioned above since:
2015
Number of courses per year:
100
Additional information:
General manager of Sea Spirit, Cilla firmly believes in passion for diving, safety in diving, professionalism and a personal approach to her customers. Her main objective is to train professionals to become all that they can be!
Website:
www.seaspirit.it (Please mention Dive O'Clock)
Amy Hamilton
Name:
Amy Hamilton
Languages spoken:
English
Highest certification level:
IDC Staff Instructor / Dive Control Specialist Instructor
Certification level mentioned above since:
2018
Number of courses per year:
100
Additional information:
Amy began her diving career in sunny England. She was hooked from the very beginning and puts it all down to the sense of community of scuba divers. Now a PADI IDC Staff Instructor, her mission is to encourage others that making this amazing lifestyle a reality is possible!
Website:
www.seaspirit.it (Please mention Dive O'Clock)
Alfio Puglisi
Name:
Alfio Puglisi
Languages spoken:
English, Italian
Highest certification level:
IDC Staff Instructor / Dive Control Specialist Instructor
Certification level mentioned above since:
2015
Number of courses per year:
100
Additional information:
Since 2014, Alfio has been developing scuba divers as well as dive professionals year after year. A wealth of knowledge and experience, Alfio's passion for teaching and the underwater environment truly makes him a valuable member to our IDC team!
Website:
www.seaspirit.it (Please mention Dive O'Clock)
Carmelo Furnari
Name:
Carmelo Furnari
Languages spoken:
English, Italian
Highest certification level:
Master Scuba Diver Trainer / Divemaster Instructor
Certification level mentioned above since:
2019
Number of courses per year:
100
Additional information:
Main skipper at Sea Spirit, you will find Carmelo driving one of our boats as well as imparting his vast knowledge of Scuba diving. He started diving in Sicily, his hometown, where he now enjoys showing divers the beauty of the Mediterranean. Carmelo is also a PADI TEC Instructor.
Website:
www.seaspirit.it (Please mention Dive O'Clock)

Dive Professional Course Package

SCUBA Diving package:
PADI DIVEMASTER / TEC DIVING
Website:
www.seaspirit.it (Please mention Dive O'Clock)
SCUBA Diving professional course level:
Divemaster
SCUBA Diving organization / SCUBA certification agency:
PADI

Duration of the SCUBA Diving Course

Number of course days
29
Number of examination days
1
Total
30

Group Size of Dive Professional Course

Minimum/maximum number of students per dive course:
1 - 8
Average number of students per dive course:
4
Average number of certified assistants (divemaster / staff instructor ) helping:
8

Team of Dive Professionals

How much is done by the dive instructor himself:
We work as a team and there will be several people involved in the teaching / less than half by the same dive professional
Dive instructor joining the students at the exams for support.:
No
Additional languages by team of dive professionals:
Dutch, English, French, German, Italian

Dive Course Price offer

Package price:
750 EUR (USD 911.02)
What is included in this dive pro package:
  • Divemaster course and exams
Other things that are included in this package:
You also have the opportunity to dive into TEC diving with PADI TEC trainer Carmelo Sgroi. This includes TEC40, TEC45 and TEC50. Gaining more insight into Scuba theory and training.

Starting Dates

Between 01 February 2021 and 31 July 2021
PADI DIVEMASTER / TEC DIVING - Giardini Naxos - Italy

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