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Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   Washington Road | District 3, Dauin, Dumaguete City 6217, Philippines
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Ranked #4 of 10 hotels in Dauin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 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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Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 8 nights recently at Pura Vida as we were in Dumaguete for an event. I had read through previous reviews on this resort and most were positive, so we decided to give it a go. We certainly don't regret our decision and I can honestly say Pura Vida is hard to fault. The service was second to none... More

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chrisheim99, Owner at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

salamat po come soon back for a glass of wine cheers best regards from pura vida More

Piapi, Dumaguete, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I visited this place for our 4th anniversary just this June 2014. When I inquired about the resort, I got a quick reply even though it was at 3 in the morning. Such dedicated staff! When we finally got to the resort, we received welcome drinks that were made from fresh watermelon. The staff deserves an A+++... More

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salamat po balik balik thank you so much........... More

london
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72 reviews 72 reviews
59 hotel reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a 5 night stay here to dive Apo Island and to see some of Negros. It is just fabulous , beautiful pool ( which we thought was big) and a Wi-Fi signal better than at home. The superior rooms way exceeded our expectations and the food was lovely. The icing on the cake , just like everywhere else... More

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salamat po balik balik thank you so much............. More

Dumaguete City, Philippines
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Foods was great, but the pool was too small. So we rather chose to go swimming in their beach which has a fair quality seashore. There is a big parking space, so you won't have any problems in going out. I would recommend this place for eating.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Beautiful beach resort with very helpful and friendly staff, great food and nice, clean rooms. Very well organized and professional diving center with good quality equipment. The Long Weekend was not enough to enjoy this paradise so of course I will come back soon.

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We spent 5 nights here and it was fantastic!!! From the moment we stepped out of the airport we were looked after and felt very welcomed. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff and they're all so very friendly and professional. The dive operation is very well organised and run; very high standard of service and our guide Carlos... More

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Panglao Island, Philippines
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Last week I spent 5 days diving and staying At Pura Vita. I was completely impressed with the level of service offered both in the diving center and the resort. The dive guides and staff within the center were so professional, we were completely looked after, no need to worry about anything - loved the food at the restaurant -... More

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Nuremberg, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

..... and yes in the year 2014 for me this is a reason to give only 3 out of 5 points. The Internet on the Philippines is slow I am fine with that but creating a WLAN that covers the whole area is not a hard thing to do. The room indeed was nice. I had the IDC Room. Its... More

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chrisheim99, Owner at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Getting your feedback about the concern with the towels I am very thankful as this should be the standard in Pura Vida too. I will follow up this concern an pay closer attention to it. We are also very much aware of the problem with the internet/WIFI. So fare we have big problems... More

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This is our third visit and it doesn't disappoint. This time we stayed in a suite. Rooms are still in top condition and the diving is excellent. This is a gem of a small dive resort. One of the best places for macro diving in the world, without a doubt, and Apo Island has wonderful coral gardens. And service to... More

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Bienne
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11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Amazing Place: it's very quiet, sunny and clean beach Amazing dives: one of the best place ever went awesome Macro! Amazing meats: the food was always excellent, the breackfast awesome and the special bread fo sunday morning just make me feel like home I coun't expect much more. The staff was friendly and the beach bar awsome... just can't wait... More

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thank you so much for visit and review balik balik and always welcome back from the sunny Philippines chris More

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Address: Washington Road | District 3, Dauin, Dumaguete City 6217, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Negros Island > Dumaguete City > Dauin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort 3*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#3 Spa Hotel in Dauin #3 Top resorts Hotel in Dauin #4 On the Beach Hotel in Dauin
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The new, spacious resort is located in Dauin, 15 kms south of Dumaguete City on Negros Island. Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort is built from divers for divers and is under Swiss management. Real tropical atmosphere with lots of coconut palm trees and other plants. Directly on the nice sandy beach and with its large swimming pool, it's as well an ideal place for families.Perfekt for Divers.Sea-explorers-management 5 star. Familie rooms-sweets-delux-standart(aircon)and economy rooms and soon 14-luxus appartments have a look at vidahomes.Ph stay with us with a smile ... more   less 
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