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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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Great place to dive

Pura vida is a unique diving center. Their life style and diving philosophy made us feel very confortable. The staff is also very kind. I warmly recommend to visit them even if... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Province of Barcelona, Spain
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Province of Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Pura vida is a unique diving center. Their life style and diving philosophy made us feel very confortable. The staff is also very kind. I warmly recommend to visit them even if you are not a spanish speaker

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Went with friends. Zigor was extremely helpful in planning the dives for two novices and one experienced diver. I got sick and had to cancel, but my two other friends went on their dives and loved it. The instructors are so friendly and fun. I will go back to dive with them next time I'm in Koh Tao.

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Madrid
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We did our Open Water with Pura Vida and were assigned Carlotta Pages as instructor. We were the luckiest group as we found out later as she was the best instructor! Not only she transmitted us lots of calm but she was a fantástic and very professional teacher (diving practice and theory) and we had lots of fun. She always... More 

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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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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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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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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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