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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
danerobb Dumaguete City, Philippines
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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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Dumaguete City, Philippines
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pura Vida is the most beautiful looking resort along this whole 30+km coastline! All the cottages are clean, well-landscaped, lovely inside and well-maintained. Some of course are larger but all have a wide-open spaciousness that is enviable. On at least 3 occasions I've been mildly disappointed by their entree meals,but overall passable. The menu is, again, spotty, and so it... More

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Germany
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This resort is the best destination to choose to have a stressfree stay in Dauin. They pamper you with everything. The rooms are spacious and clean. The garden is very nice with such a great tropical feeling, in the evening everything is quiet and you hear the sound of nature, breakfast is great and a big choice at the buffet.... More

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Sieradz
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoed my stay at Pura Vida. Really nice ladies at the bar, very friendly and communicative. The resort is very well organised, everything works just fine you can relax and enjoy your holiday. Rooms are spacious, with AC and cleaned every day. The beach is not too big but enough spacious to play in sand, sunbath and swim... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Finding the resort was quite tricky this is because there are a lot in this area the ambiance and the architectural design of the resort is very impressive you will really feel the culture of the filipinos food was alright but a bit pricy for locals. But it is a great place for a short getaway!

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Bergen, Norway
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

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 August 9, 2014

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 August 2, 2014

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
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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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

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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*
Number of rooms: 32
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