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Address: Ko Tao, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 86 233 1976
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Description: After 10 years on the island, we made our dream come true and we want to...
After 10 years on the island, we made our dream come true and we want to share it with you: PURA VIDA Diving! We offer you the chance to feel differently all the fun, real and professional diving experience. We do what we love, teaching scuba diving from beginner to professional levels. Quality and experience in English, Spanish, Catalan and Basque languages. Visit our Dive School PURA VIDA at Koh Tao, Thailand.
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Diving? Must check Pura Vida

I came to Koh Tao to learn diving as this place was highly recommended by couple of my travel buddies in India. Now I am thankful to them for recommending this place. I will not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Ko Tao, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I came to Koh Tao to learn diving as this place was highly recommended by couple of my travel buddies in India. Now I am thankful to them for recommending this place. I will not say Pura Vida is the best institute here because I have not taken courses with any other BUT I will definitely say that whatever expectations... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

It was the best experience i´ve ever done. The teacher are very friendly! I would do it for many times again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

ibai llena was my instructor is the best! 4th dive site was kinda dangerous for me but I did it well and it was my great experience in koh tao. nice location near to beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Simply the best diving school in the island! The instructors are over qualified, great professionals and really know how to teach diving. And also expect have so much fun, on and off course, because Pura Vida is like a family and they really embrace you! A special thanks to Carmen, the best instructor and fully skilled diver.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The most amazing, helpful, welcoming and profesional group of people will wait for you in Pura Vida to make your diving experience a unique one. They are just awesome people wonderfully captained by Oscar, committed to make you learn to dive and have fun in the most saftiest way. The reason why I chose them it is because I am... More 

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Tilburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I would really recommend Pura Vida Diving as it is not only a very nice group of enthusiastic people, but I have experienced that they are also very responsible regarding the diving. I did an advanced advanture course and José was my instructor. A very pleasant guy that took the time to explain everything and to make sure the students... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I am so happy to have chosen Pura Vida to start diving. Even if I don't speak Spanish, it was really easy to meet the other students and instructors, who were all very welcoming. The courses are cheap, with highly competent and friendly instructors, little groups or even alone, etc. I did my Open Water and Advanced aswell with Santiago... More 

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Erding
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

It's not easy to find a good, friendly and cheep place for diving on koh Tao. When I arrived I went to pura vida diving shop and I met friendly and helpful guys! Not like the other business and sales schools... ;) at the evening I had a great burger and sangria at the Spanish bar. Awesome! I decided to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

Great staff Sebastian just might have been the best dive professional with whom I've done fun dives- fun, caring, knowledgable, made me feel very comfortable, and professional. Thanks!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

During the month of April I was traveling around South East Asia. I always wanted to do scuba diving, but I never found the time or the place to do it. While traveling by ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Tao, I met Nina. She works for Pura Vida Diving and she explained me a little bit about the different... More 

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Address: Ko Tao, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 86 233 1976
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Tao

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