The PADI Open Water Diving course, the world’s most renowned recreational scuba diving course, recognised around the globe, offers good theoretical knowledge of diving followed by confined water skill development in the world’s most beautiful swimming pool – the balmy waters of the Indian Ocean. Upon completion of four open water dives, guests are issued with a PADI Open Water Diving Certificate. To make the most of your time on &Beyond Mnemba Island, we recommend that you do the theory portion online prior to your visit. Image the freedom of diving 18m (59ft) discovering the spectacular world beneath the waves. &Beyond Mnemba Island features two dive centers – one on the north of the island and one on the south, used in accordance with the weather patterns, stocked with equipment for diving, snorkelling, kayaking and SUP. The island has a PADI dive school and qualified dive instructors.