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Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort

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Iloilo City, Philippines
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So many inviting places to visit in Dumaguete. So glad that my niece Hazel, brought us to this lovely resort, the PURA VIDA BEACH and DIVE RESORT. Many foreign visitors, signifying that we are indeed in the right place. We had our delectable lunch there, and swim in their pool which is beautifully designed , surrounded by beautiful plants.

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chrisheim99, Owner at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi Tedmino Salamat Po visit us at Pura Vida and thanks to Hazel recommend us.Balik balik and happy to serve you with a big smile cheers Thanks for the review

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I spent 4 nights here diving. We stayed in one of the standard air con rooms, a beautiful cottage set around a landscaped garden about 100 metres back from the beach. More expensive rooms were available closer to the water but the 80 second walk was easy. The rooms were comfortable, air con worked, mini bar was...

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chrisheim99, Owner at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

HI Irishbarry78 thank you so much for staying with us and your time to review.come back soon and stay and dive with us with a big smile.best regards your puravida and seaexplorers team

Gold Coast
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Pura Vida as a dive group of 9 people for 4 nights. The accomodation was roomy, well kept and spotless and the grounds were peaceful and immaculate. The staff were wonderful, made an effort to learn all our names and couldn't do more to make our stay perfect. The food and drink were very reasonable and the menu...

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chrisheim99, Owner at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

wow what a review.salamat po with a big smile from Pura Vida best regards be safe and come soon back with another incredible group.

Durban
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From South Africa the traveling time was heavy and very tiring. Johannesburg - Singapore - a few hours transit - Singapore - Cebu. Road trip of 5,5 hours then a ferry ride and another road trip of 45 minutes. The end result was worth the 2 day trip and our tired and irritable group were greeted warmly with hot towels...

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chrisheim99, Owner at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for a great visit be safe back home at south africa and come back soon again to dive and be with us with a big smile cheers

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights while on a Scuba Diving holiday. The service from all departments was outstanding, the staff were friendly and nothing was ever too much to ask. Our room was very comfortable & pleasing to the eye. We also had a massage which was extremely cheap & felt amazing. The meals in the extensive menu were always...

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chrisheim99, Owner at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi Ann wow what a review so happy salamat po. please come back soon best regards . dive and life with a big smile your puravida and seaexplorers team

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Arrived here after 2 days of travelling as the first week of our trip in April. The hotel and the dive resort were absolutely lovely. The rooms were decorated beautifully and were very clean. The diving was run so well, the manager could not do enough to help, the boats were really comfortable, the guides really professional, and all of...

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chrisheim99, Owner at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

HI Diver Bell Thank you Buddy for your review,highly appreciate it.sorry about that englishman you have his name?i need to fallow it up.don't like that at all...... best regards and life and live with a big smile cheers chris

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Booked as part of a dive package with a UK based dive trip company. First impressions seemed ok. Picked up by driver at Cebu hotel & delivered to ferry terminal approx 4 hours later. Short ferry crossing to island (30 mins) where promptly hustled by 2 'porters' who grabbed my case & walked me a short distance to the waiting...

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chrisheim99, Owner at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your open feedback. We are always thankful receiving a feedback from our guest as we are always seeking for improvements. It was a pleasure having you with us in the resort. You are right, during your stay there was no other guest from the UK with us in the resort. We are working...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Hubby and I spent ten nights in a deluxe room and thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The rooms were clean and bright. The staff were friendly and helpful. Everyone from the cleaners and grounds-staff to the restaurant staff greeted you as you walked past each day. We had massages at the spa and Pearl was wonderful and caring. Any small...

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chrisheim99, Owner at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi Kimothy Thank you so much for staying with us and we hope you come soon back.We goth your comment and we work on our booking system. salamat po and don't forget dive and life with a big smile cheers

Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful hotel to stay at! May be one of the best places I have ever been to. Very lovely designed cottages having their own terrace within a beautiful garden. Breakfast was delicious, food in the restaurant (which is located directly at the beach) perfect. Staff super-friendly! The only thing that made everything a little bit uncomfortable is, that...

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chrisheim99, Owner at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Salamat po for your great review.very happy when we have guests like you appreciate our work and service.come back soon again.sorry about el dorado we told them and send security staff there many times to complain.We wish el dorado respect more his neighbors but it wil stop.best regards chris and the pura vida team

Reviewed 19 September 2016

The resort is clean, I'll give it that. The grounds are well maintained, the pool was clean, the rooms were clean. Upon checking in, we were told to make our way to the restaurant for a "briefing". I thought they might have some environmental compliances that requires this, as I've only encountered briefings in Eco-resorts like El Nido, or marine...

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chrisheim99, Owner at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Good Day! First and foremost, we would like to thank you for choosing Pura Vida and staying with us here. It's a great pleasure. We would like to apologize for your inconvenience. We accept full responsibility for the mistake and we assure you, we are taking the necessary steps to prevent it from happening in the future. Thank you for...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The new, spacious resort is located in Dauin, 15 kms south of Dumaguete City on Negros Island. Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort is built from divers for divers and is under Swiss management. Real tropical atmosphere with lots of coconut palm trees and other plants. Directly on the nice sandy beach and with its large swimming pool, it's as well an ideal place for families.Perfekt for Divers.Sea-explorers-management 5 star. Familie rooms-sweets-delux-standart(aircon)and economy rooms and soon 14-luxus appartments have a look at vidahomes.Ph stay with us with a smile ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort

Address: Washington Road | District 3, Dauin, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental 6217, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Negros Island > Negros Oriental > Dumaguete City > Dauin
Price Range: €37 - €62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Pura Vida Beach & Dive Hotel Dauin
Pura Vida Beach And Dive Resort
Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort Dauin, Dumaguete City, Philippines
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“Near the pool, so that you can take a dip anytime.”
 of 5 bubbles tedmino, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Sea View adjacent to Pool”
 of 5 bubbles SharksSupporter1, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe rooms around the pool are close to the restaurant and beach”
 of 5 bubbles Kimothy1003, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask them how to run the TV ”
 of 5 bubbles LeonardoAlmeda, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
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