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Club Med Colombus Isle / Bahamas
  • Scuba
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  • Fitness
  • Spa & Wellness
  • Discovery & Culture

Scuba diving – Columbus Isle*

PLACES ARE LIMITED. WE ADVISE YOU BOOK AT THE TIME OF THE RESERVATION TO GUARANTEE YOUR SPOT. FIFTH SEASON AGENTS WILL BE ABLE TO BOOK THE DIVING PACKAGES FOR YOU.

Club Med proposes the best spots, so that Scuba diving enthusiasts can practice their sport in the best possible conditions.
Scuba diving requires specific technique and training, so to ensure optimum conditions, Club Med proposes courses* and packages* only. Beginners and advanced pupils alike will be able to enjoy their sport in the best possible conditions.

  • Quality teaching by specialist instructors or outside operators, to introduce beginners to the sport and enable experienced divers to perfect their mastery of the discipline
  • Courses* for all levels, to ensure that all participants makes real progress
  • Full equipment for each age group and level of skill: The head of the diving activity will decide whether a refresher dive is necessary (includes a reminder of instructions, technique and safety regulations) before the start of all advanced diving packages – independent or accompanied by an instructor (depending on level, dive logbook, etc). The refresher dive is not included in the price of the package.

For all diving diplomas above CMAS 1 Star or equivalent, you’ll also be required to show a medical certificate stating that you are fit to dive, issued by a doctor specialized in problems related to Scuba diving or hyperbaric medicine or affiliated to a diving federation. The certificate must be less than 12 months old.

Boat trips from the Resort, depending on weather conditions.

Club Med proposes around 20 different diving spots. Magnficent flora and fauna in a splendid site with vertical drop-offs, canyons and coral heads. Among the fish population you’ll see barracudas, groupers, including the famous Nassau grouper, triggerfish, turtles, hammer and reef sharks.

Additional information

Optional Extra*

San Salvador has a multitude of diving sites for all levels, from beginner to experienced diver. You’ll appreciate the beautifully preserved coral reef, water at an average temperature of 27°C, exceptional visibility (beyond 30 m / 100 ft in many cases) and a fascinating variety of underwater life on an impressive drop-off that surrounds San Salvador.

The drop-off begins at a depth of 9 to 15 metres (30 to 50 ft, depending on the spot) and goes much deeper. There are over 35 spots just a few minutes’ boat ride from the centre; the furthest spots are less than an hour away.

  • Dive briefing and surface supervision provided for all dives. In water direct supervision is additional and may be purchased on site • All dives by boat. All diving subject to weather • EAN Nitrox 32% available at extra cost • Club Med asks that guests please register with dive staff upon arrival DIVE BRIEFING AND SURFACE SUPERVISION PROVIDED FOR ALL DIVES The San Salvador sites are within a protected marine area.

Advanced diving package without equipment

Optional Extra*

Minimum level required: CMAS 1 Star, PADI Open Water or equivalent

  • 12 dives over the length of your stay
  • Minimum length of stay: 7
  • Minimum age required: 10 years old.
  • Required: Scuba Diving Insurance (can be purchased on-site per week or more)
  • In water supervision is not included (obligatory for CMAS1* and PADI Scuba Diver). Additional cost per dive for guided group.

Advanced diving package with equipment

Optional Extra*

Minimum level required: CMAS 1 Star, PADI Open Water or equivalent

  • 12 dives over the length of your stay
  • Equipment includes: mask, fins, BCD, regulator, wetsuit, tanks and weights
  • Minimum length of stay: 7
  • Minimum age required: 10 years old.
  • Required: Scuba Diving Insurance (can be purchased on-site per week or more)
  • In water supervision is not included (Obligatory for CMAS1* and PADI Scuba Diver). Additional cost per dive for guided group

Become a Certified Diver – PADI Open Water Course

Optional Extra*

Over a period of 5 days, this course includes:

  • 5 pool/confined water lessons
  • 4 accompanied open water dives
  • 5 theory sessions/videos and final exam
  • Full equipment, instruction and boat trips
  • Cost of the certificate included in the package
  • It does not include: Dive logbook, PADI handbook and course material, on sale on site only.
  • Minimum age: 10
  • Minimum stay: 7 days.

Dive computer rental

Optional Extra*

PADI Discover Scuba Diving – first dive

This one-day course includes:

  • 1 pool/confined water dive
  • 1 accompanied shallow sea dive from the snorkelling boat
  • Full equipment (wetsuit, cylinder, lead belt, stab jacket, diving regulator, flippers, mask and snorkel), instruction and boat trips
  • Minimum stay: 7 days
  • Minimum age: 10

The diving spots on San Salvador island are as follows:

Optional Extra*

A few examples…

  • Doctor John’s
    12 to 40 m deep (40 to 130 ft)
    Vast coral garden on the reef, with tunnels and crevasses.
  • Telephone Pole
    11 to 40 m deep (36 to 130 ft)
    Sandy bottom at 12 m (40 ft) leding to a “tunnel” that comes out at depth of 20 m (65 ft) in the heart of the wall.
  • Runway 10
    11 to 40 m deep (36 to 130 ft)
    A wide vertical wall with a step at 14 m (45 ft).
  • The centre has a decompression chamber and a doctor specialised in problems related to Scuba diving
  • Nitrox available
  • Every day: mornings, 2 dives, afternoon, 1 dive except Wednesday, which is night dive day
  • 2 catamarans, 10 and 12 metres (42 ft) specially equipped for diving
  • PADI 5 Star Resort
  • SCUBAPRO equipment rental
  • Classroom
  • Lockers for your personal equipment (bring a padlock

* at an additional charge

PLACES ARE LIMITED. WE ADVISE YOU BOOK AT THE TIME OF THE RESERVATION TO GUARANTEE YOUR SPOT. FIFTH SEASON AGENTS WILL BE ABLE TO BOOK THE DIVING PACKAGES FOR YOU.

Snorkeling – Columbus Isle*

Optional Extra*

With boat outings. Discover diving program – Beautiful Ocean – over 3 days

Wetsuit rental

Optional Extra* *at an additional charge

Fitness School – Columbus Isle

Included in your package

The Sports Schools propose the best equipment and facilities for fitness enthusiasts. They offer a wide range of activities to help you keep fit and recharge your batteries (stretching, abs, BodyPump, etc).

Beginners and advanced participants alike will be able to enjoy their sport in the best possible conditions.

Columbus Isle has quality teaching by G.O®s trained in their discipline, to introduce beginners to fitness and enable experienced participants to perfect their technique.

For information: from 16 years old

Tennis School – Columbus Isle

Included in your package

The Sports Schools propose the best equipment and facilities for tennis enthusiasts. Beginners and advanced players alike will be able to enjoy their sport in the best possible conditions.

  • Quality teaching by G.O®s trained in their discipline, to introduce beginners to the sport and enable experienced players to perfect their technique
  • Group classes for all levels, 6 days a week, give you the chance to make real progress and master your movements.
  • Full equipment for each age group and level of skill.
  • The Resort has 8 clay courts, 4 of which are floodlit.
  • For information: in group lessons with adults: from 11 years old

Sailing School – Columbus Isle

Included in your package

The Sports Schools propose the best equipment and facilities for sailing enthusiasts, so that beginners and advanced participants can enjoy their sport in the best possible conditions.

  •  Columbus Isle proposes quality teaching by G.O®s trained in their discipline, to introduce beginners to the sport and enable experienced participants to perfect their technique
  • Group classes 6 days a week give you the chance to make real progress and master your movements
  • Full equipment for each age group and level of skill, on loan for use during lessons.
  • Type of equipment (given as an indication): 3 Hobbiecat 15 – 7 Hobbie Wave
  • For information: in group lessons with adults: from 11 years old

Windsurfing School – Columbus Isle

Included in your package

The Sports Schools offer the best equipment and facilities for windsurfing enthusiasts, so that all participants can enjoy their sport in the best possible conditions.

  • Quality teaching by G.Os trained in their discipline, to introduce beginners to windsurfing.
  • Group classes for all levels, 6 days a week, give you the chance to make real progress and master your movements.
  • Full equipment for each age group and level of skill, on loan for use during lessons.
  • For information (given as an indication): in group lessons with adults: from 11 years old

> Nova boards
> Bic Techno and Bic Blast funboards
> Aerotech sail2

Also included in your package

Stand Up Paddle – Columbus Isle

This water sport is done in the sea, near the shore; the paddle boarder learns to keep his balance standing upright on a large board (similar to a surf board). He uses a paddle, whereas in the early days of the sport, the boarder would lie on the board and use his arms like a surfer.

Table tennis – Columbus Isle

Weights room – Columbus Isle*

The equipment available is designed to help you keep fit.

*Activity proposed from 18 years old.

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Saturday
9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
(Except July, closed)
Sunday closed
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