getting started

Congratulations on taking the next step in your dive career! Whether you are beginning your first pro course or advancing your dive career, Pura Vida Divers has the courses and staff to prepare you for success.

course calendar

Visit our course calendar to learn more about when you can start your chosen career program. If you don’t see a start date that works for you, please contact us at We can often set up different start dates.


Prices for our career programs are detailed here. For a-la-carte course pricing, please contact the shop. We are happy to provide you with all the information you need to plan for your courses.


All necessary forms can be found in this section of our site. They include forms for PADI, the VA, and Pura Vida Divers.


Our Pro FAQ page. If you have a question not listed here, we encourage you to contact us!

Where to Stay

Options for short-term hotel stays and longer rentals.

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