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Address: Ko Tao, Thailand
Phone Number: 086 233 1976
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Description: After 10 years on the island, we make our dream true and we want to share...
After 10 years on the island, we make our dream true and we want to share it with you , "PURA VIDA Koh Tao." Our new Dive Center .We offer you the chance to feel differently the diving Fun , Real , Profesional .We do what we like ,Teaching scuba diving from beginner to professional level.Quality and Experience in English, Spanish,Catalan ,and Basque languagesVisit our Dive School PURA VIDA at Koh Tao, Thailand.
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Brilliant Diving School

Just recently I became an Advanced Adventure Diver at Pura Vida Diving. his school excels not only in teaching how to dive, but is also equipped with a warm and talented crew of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
Massiel S
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Just recently I became an Advanced Adventure Diver at Pura Vida Diving. his school excels not only in teaching how to dive, but is also equipped with a warm and talented crew of divers and in terms of organisation well-organised. All throughout the classes I felt comfortable as my instructors always made sure that I was taken care off and... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Pura Vida is a very professional Dive Center with Spanish gentle crew !!! (Unfortunately the dive was so so because the visibility was short). Btw, highly recommended for staff, equipments, price and professionality!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I and my husband took the advanced course at Pura Vida and we are really happy with the experience. We were lucky to have Juan as our instructor and we couldn't have wished for anyone else. He gave really clear instructions, was supportive and I felt really safe with him. I would suggest Juan and Pura Vida to anyone going... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We had an excellent time with Pura Vida doing our advanced course. It's SSI only which makes it cheaper than PADI courses (the real difference is that PADI makes you pay extra for the manual - we're long term travellers so the less we carry the better!) From the moment we arrived (we shopped around several schools on the island)... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This is a spanish spoken team. Most of them are from Spain so you have the warm approach from everyone. Our experience here was not the best, but we got really impressed with how they managed our problem. We booked for 6 divings. the first 4 was just ok. They choose the spot to accomplish their target with the new... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

My husband and I booked 6 fun dives to do with Pura Vida. Since we got into their shop we had an very good experience. David explained what we should do as we were more than one year without diving. We should do a refresh! So we did a good deal and decided to do it. The whole staff was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Me and my friend participated in the Open water Course with pura vida. There are mainly spanish people Who do the course but we were an International mixed Group(german, Italian, serbian, Finnish ). We always felt safe,we completely trusted our instructor Saul and we had so much fun. Cannot immagine how It could have been better. The language during the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Excellent diving experience with the people of Pura Vida. I went with a friend of Argentina and we have a great experience. They are great teachers and great people. The boat it's super-good and you can go and dive around the island looking for the best locations. The price it's really good too and really affordable for everyone. You can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The best place for diving in koh tao. People are extra nice and they always take care about all your needs in the island. They help you with the accomodation and whaterever you need. The weather wasnt the ideal but i still saw more things i had seen in another diving i have done in spain. I strongly recomend to... More 

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Landskrona, Skåne Län, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

From having a bad start of our Thailand trip we found Pura Vida at ko Tao and that changed everything! We did our open water course and it was good prices, extremely good staff and owner. One of the days was little bit bad weather but even so Zigor(owner) thought us some cool moves! Recommend Pura Vida Diving 100%

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