$1750 per person


Join us for 3 day immersive training weekend of free diving and mermaiding! This retreat is to earn your PADI Advanced Freedive and PADI Advanced Mermaid certifications (mermaid cert is optional). Led by professional mermaid Brandee Anthony the Vero Beach Mermaid and freedive instructors Zeke Motta and Kaleigh McBride (Live Free Diving).

Cost: $1750 per person

Location: Palm Beach Shores, Florida

Dates: August 26th - 29th

Check in time: 12:00 PM Friday August 26th

Check out time: 8:00 AM Monday August 29th

About the stay:

Enjoy 3 training packed days with the Mermaid Freedive team in beautiful South Florida. Each day is filled with education, in water mermaid and freediving training sessions, acro yoga, breath work, business mentoring and community time.


This is a tentative schedule. this will change and vary!



Check in 12:00 PM


Knowledge Development

Open water session 1 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Check in to airbnb 4:30 PM

Dinner out 5:30 PM

Free time at air bnb


Photoshoots 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Advanced Mermaid 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Yoga 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Lunch 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Back to air bnb

Pool Training 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Break 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Dinner out 6:30 PM

Free time at air bnb


Meet at 8:00 AM 

Open water sessions on boat 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Lunch 1:30 - 2:30

Free time at air bnb


Checkout 8:00 AM

What you need to bring:

Mermaid tail with swimmable monofin (if taking mermaid course)

3mm Wetsuit and bi fins

Mask and snorkel

Reusable water bottle

Weight belt

Yoga Mat & towel 


Perks of the retreat:

Most commercial jobs require these certifications

To increase your breath hold and depth ability

Refine your skills as a mermaid/diver underwater

Greater confidence in yourself and your practice

To ensure safety in the water for you and others

Connect with other likeminded individuals in the community


Who this is for:

This course is designed for anyone interested in getting their level 2 advanced freedive and mermaid certifications! The mermaid certification portion is optional. If you already have your Advanced mermaid but still want to attend, we will have other mermaid training for you to enjoy! Must be 18 years or older to attend. 


This course has very limited spots. To ensure the best experience for all there is an application process. If you are eligible for the course you will be contacted in order in which you are received to move to the next step of payment!

Payment must be made in full to reserve a spot. Please visit the FAQ page before emailing with any questions!


If you are flying in, the best option is to rent a car as you will need transportation. We will be staying in Palm Beach Shores, Florida area. Light snacks and lunch will be served complimentary, dinner is at your expense. After you have submitted your payment upon application approval, you will be emailed a welcome packet outlining all of the specific details about the retreat, what you will need and how to best prepare. 

If you meet all the criteria and you are ready to take the plunge, apply below! This is a first come first serve sign up! If you are approved you will be eligible in the order that you signed up. If you do not make the cut and someone before you does not pay for their spot within 24hrs, you will be notified next in line. 


There are no conditions in which your spot and payment would be refunded to you. These retreats are highly time intensive for our team and very limited in spots. Once you have paid you cannot ask for your money back under any circumstances. 

If you are over 45 or have any medical conditions - please see the required medical form before signing up! There are no refunds if you sign up and do not pass your medical. Medical form can be found here