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Pura Vida Inn & Tours

Serena Street, Buena Suerte, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Ranked #23 of 57 El Nido B&B and Inns
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a very nice stay in Pura Vida Inn, located in the center and frontbeach of El Nido. The B&B is close to all restaurants/bars, and at night is rather quiet because you do not hear the noise (except the sea waves :) bring earplugs if you have a sensitive sleep). El Nido Arts Café (mini-market) is 1 minute... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Little confused about people complaining about the price of this place. It is on the beach, you receive a huge room, and as an American, you can get an American breakfast. Pancakes! Good scrambled eggs! Yes! The shower worked fine while we were there (they have something hooked to the shower to allow for hotter or colder water, so again... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach front deluxe rooms are absolute beach front with the bedroom balcony literally advice the beach. The building is really like a bed and breakfast with what appeared to be very few rooms and no real facilities to speak of. Breakfast was included in the price of our room and was cooked to order and delivered to our bedroom... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have well-designed modern room, neat, and comfortable but very much overpriced. Their tour is expensive in comparison to others.Their dog is annoying! Breakfast is perfect serves by their nice ate.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We arrived to find that our paid for deluxe room had mistakenly been given to the other guests. We went out for a while and a couple of hours later the situation was resolved and we were able to get into the room overlooking the water. The highlights is the balcony and just looking out at the spectacular water and... More 

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Colmar, France
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

It has been a while since my review was published on TripAdvisor. After being rated as "useful" by 30 travelers it has somehow recently disappeared!!! So I guess the owners really have to hide their real faces in the virtual reality! However, we would still warn the travelers not to go to this place where owners humiliate you on the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We chose the deluxe room that was directly on the water front with a balcony for great views & a nice place to eat your included breakfast. The room was clean and quite spacious. It is located a bit further down from the 'night life' so wasn't noisy at night. Ate Juliet was a cheerful and most helpful host. You... More 

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Manila
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Stayed in Pura Vida from June 24 - 28. We booked the standard room (no view), but we had a chance to also look at the beachfront room and view was beautiful! However, the standard room is also good, cosy and comfy. What I loved especially about this place is Ate Juliet's hospitality! She made sure to assist us in... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Had a perfect vacation in El Nido - March 2014. Stayed in Pura Vida for 3 nights. Love the view from the room. It is close to Art Cafe that serves delicious pizza. Maximum no. of guests in the room are 3 pax. We loved the bread from Midtown Bakeshop - walking distance from Pura Vida. We enjoyed our island... More 

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

A very nice place situated at the center of El Nido right next to the beach. The Austrian owner Wolfgang and his wife are extraordinary friendly people and the whole place has a familiar atmosphere. The inn is very nice and clean and the food is said to be fantastic. They also offer motorbike rentals, island hopping and cash in... More 

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