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Pura Vida Diving

#6 of 92 Tours in Koh Tao Features Animals
Koh Tao, Thailand
+66 77 457 041
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Great experience!

I had previous experience diving, but wanted to do the course to get certified together with my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ignacio C
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The experience of a lifetime

Me, my Girlfriend and a friend of us went to Koh Tao, expecting that we will have a week in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Moritz E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had previous experience diving, but wanted to do the course to get certified together with my wife. Koh Tao is a really nice place to do it, and Pura Vida is an excellent school. Great divers, doing their business, but also having fun. We...More

Thank Ignacio C
Pura Vida K, Propietario at Pura Vida Diving, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your beautiful review! Hope to see you soon again and the best wishes for you. A big big hug from Sophie, your instructor and many thanks again. Pura Vida!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me, my Girlfriend and a friend of us went to Koh Tao, expecting that we will have a week in Paradise. Sadly we had very bad weather, which is not typical for that time(April). We already wanted to start diving and because of the weather...More

Thank Moritz E
Pura Vida K, Propietario at Pura Vida Diving, responded to this review

Thank you very very much our dear friend! What could we say? You have already said everything! We are so happy and proud of our job, our passion, our different way to face the life. But all this won´t be possible without you, guys. With...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I knew about this diving school through Spanish friends that recommended it. Fran was our dive master and we were the only ones in the group led by her. She is a friendly, knowledgeable and patient teacher. We did the open water...More

Thank dalazk
Pura Vida K, Propietario at Pura Vida Diving, responded to this review

Thank you very very much our friend! Is a pleasure to read your awesome review, all the best for you, we hope that you will continue diving and thanks also from Francisca, she was so happy with your course. Pura Vida!!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Koh Tao has loads of diving schools, This one is highly recommended unless you are scared of water. Small groups and thorough explanation of process makes you feel really comfortable diving with them. I was diving with Fran, you can dive too :). Tip: If...More

Thank Jure Z
Pura Vida K, Propietario at Pura Vida Diving, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and of course, Jure, we will be so happy to meet you again for your next step, the ADVANCED COURSE!!! With the night dive, deep dive, wreck dive... and too much fun. A big hug from Francisca and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pura Vida Diving is a big reason why my trip to Koh Tao was epic !!! The entire staff at Pura Vida Diving (especially Alvaro) is friendly, knowledgeable, and organized. Plus, the prices were very fair, and they did everything possible to ensure everyone's dives...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend Pura vida diving. The staff is very friendly, and the dedicated instructor is very professional and fun. Thanks again Marcos. They can speak many languages (Es, En, Fr), and price is very reasonable compare to other diving center. Great time with great...More

Thank MaxStoo
Pura Vida K, Propietario at Pura Vida Diving, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review Max! A big hug from Marcos and all our staff. See you underwater my friend! Pure Life!!!! PURA VIDA!!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friends heard about this place from a Spanish blog and they set everything up so I just showed up not knowing what to expect. Upon arriving you feel the positive vibes that everyone working there projects. Smiles all around, everyone is happy and very...More

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Pura Vida K, Propietario at Pura Vida Diving, responded to this review

Very beautiful words, my friend! Thank you so much and Matias is so greatful also. It is very nice for us when we can transfer our passion to the new divers, even more to a divers with your energy and positive vibes! Pura Vida our...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

If we have to remember 1 thing from this amazing vacation is THE OPEN WATER COURSE with Pura Vida Everything was perfect, incredible human treat, our instructor was the best mermaid we could ever had image, Sara Calvo is sweet , strict , curious ,...More

Thank encisovictor
Pura Vida K, Propietario at Pura Vida Diving, responded to this review

Thank you very much, we send you the best wishes and a big hug from Sara, your great Instructor. Pura Vida, my friend!

Reviewed 23 April 2017

I went to Pura Vida because I was traveling with a Spanish-speaking friend and I'm very happy I did. Every instructor at the school was highly experienced but more importantly, very patient and and super friendly (specifically Santi and Silvia). Their enthusiasm for the underwater...More

Thank luisten
Pura Vida K, Propietario at Pura Vida Diving, responded to this review

TURTLES AND WHALESHARK!!!!!! Impossible better! Very lucky guys, congratulations and a big hug from Santi and Silvia. Thank you very much and Pura Vida!!!

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We did the open water with Sahra and Marcos. Not only did we learn how to dive - Sahra really shared her passion for diving with us and it was the best. She was so positive and we couldn't have found a more friendly teacher....More

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Pablo M
Who do you certify with? I can't find you on PADI's website
22 January 2017|
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Response from Pura Vida K | Property representative |
Hello Pablo! We used to certify both. Padi and SSI, but now we just do SSI. As you know, they accept each other so the dive centers and the students are choosing SSI because the best prices, standards, digital kit, etc... More
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Albert S
Debo reservar ?
29 June 2016|
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Response from Pura Vida K | Property representative |
Siempre es recomendable reservar si vienes a Pura Vida, ahora que hemos abierto nueva escuela en el sur de la isla tienes 2 opciones a elegir que son muy demandadas, las mejores playas de la isla o las mejores puestas de Sol... More
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Dwinetta R
How do I make a booking from the Web page?
16 August 2015|
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Response from Pura Vida K | Property representative |
Easy , just sent us a mail to our gmail !!
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