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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 3 weeks ago
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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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    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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Bergen, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this resort a couple of nights this summer (2014), and it was one of the best resorts I stayed in. The people were accommodating and helpful, always smiling and attentive. The food was amazing. The rooms were incredible nice. Nothing negative about the stay! :)

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Traralgon, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Pura Vida for a week on a dive trip. It was wonderful with beautiful surroundings, lovely staff, terrific food and a great room. Everything is so close together, it is only a few steps to the pool, the bar, the restaurant and the dive shop. The hotel spa is so peaceful that we went back three times,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a couple of nights in Pura Vida. Have to say it was really memorable. Warm welcome with the super friendly staff, the beach was great and i really loved the rooms, looked so native on the outside but was really comfortable on the inside. Enjoyed my whole stay. Perfect place to dive with 5 star divers. A must visit... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

fantastic time at pura vida , I was part of a dive group of 24 and you couldn't have asked for anything more from the supa friendly staff , food was great .. not one complaint out of the group , jan jan was just fantastic as our dive master , we will definitely be back , many thanks to... More

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

Salamat po ian balik balik hope you come back soon you and the group was just awesome big hello from pura vida hugs.......... More

North Island, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Our family of 4 (boys 12 & 14) spent a week at Pura Vida and diving with a smile with Sea Explorers. The resort exceeded all of my expectations. The family room was spacious and comfortable, the staff amazingly friendly and the food just delicious. It was great to walk straight from the dive boat to the bar, then the... More

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

Hi Ken and familie big pleasure to have you and your lovely familie with us.salamat po for the review helps us a lot.hope you come back soon best regards from pura vida the team with a big smile...... More

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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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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
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

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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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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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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Address: Washington Road | District 3, Dauin, Dumaguete City 6217, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Negros Island > Dumaguete City > Dauin
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Hotel Class:3 star — Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort 3*
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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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