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    Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort

    Washington Road | District 3, Dauin, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental 6217, Philippines
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    Overview
    • Excellent56%
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    • Average10%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “sea explorers” (24 reviews)
    “dive resort” (17 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 195 reviews

    Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

    Guard took a long time to let us in the resort. The resort was busy. As soon as we got in the server was attentive to give us a table. The food is the only thing that I would not recommend. Better to eat before...More

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    Reviewed 24 August 2017

    Good for those who like diving. For us with kids, just so-so. The swimming pool was small. Not much marine creatures on the beach as kids like exploring things. We did find many in somewhere else. The room rate was average to high. To my...More

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    Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

    Our family spent an amazing week at Pura Vida in Dauin! Loved the resort staff, dive team, and owner Chris! We were at the resort attending Kids Sea Camp and the entire Pura Vida resort and Sea Explorer dive teams were incredibly attentive to anything...More

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    Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

    We had high expectations coming here, but were somehow a bit disappointed without being able to point out the reason directly. Maybe it was the fact we are no divers and this is a dive resort. Maybe it is the fact that the cosy bamboo...More

    Thank Mattijs T
    Response from SeaEx-VidaManagement, Manager at Pura Vida Beach & Dive ResortResponded 5 August 2017

    Thank you for your review of our Resort. We are very much saddened by your disappointment. The management is always there to address any issues in the resort and could have addressed your feedback immediately in order to ensure that you're having a pleasant stay...More

    Reviewed 28 July 2017

    Pura Vida is a great little resort. Rooms are clean, staff is friendly and helpful, food is excellent. Affiliated dive shop is also excellent. I have stayed 4 times in the last two years. Breakfast is included. Seaside rooms are a little more. Prices are...More

    Thank 10RatsRock
    Response from SeaEx-VidaManagement, Manager at Pura Vida Beach & Dive ResortResponded 5 August 2017

    Thank you so much for your review of our resort! We feel very much honored to be your favorite resort in the whole Philippines :) We hope to see you again in the near future! The dive center also says thank you! You can also...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$70 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #3 Spa Hotel in Dauin
    • #3 Top resorts Hotel in Dauin
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Dauin
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Dauin
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 32
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    • Dauin
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    • Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort Dauin, Dumaguete City, Philippines
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    Davidbrn
    19 August 2016|
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    Response from Craig T | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry maybe too late pretty sure they'll organise a pickup.Make sure you go to the whale sharks. If you haven't already.Diving,stick with the DM.You won't miss a thing.
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    Mariano A
    12 January 2015|
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    Response from chrisheim99 | Property representative |
    hi amigo Mariano yes the resort is 20 min.away to the pier.possible as well we have ones a week a dive boot transfer direct from pura vida.hope we are able to help you.hope we catch up soon best regards chris
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    seadocbt
    29 November 2014|
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    Response from chrisheim99 | Property representative |
    hi bill great to hear from you.very welcome back........please send a e-mail to our cebu office they arrange everything for you best regards from the philippines chris
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    "I choose the off beach hotel and save money. I only sleep in the room."
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    "Closer to the beach might be nicer, but anywhere is good."
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    "Small size and individual cottage format make virtually any choice a good one."
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    "My ocean view room was quiet and comfortable."
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