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Pura Vida Diving

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Address: Koh Tao, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 86 233 1976
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After 10 years on the island, we made our dream come true and we want to...

After 10 years on the island, we made our dream come true and we want to share it with you: PURA VIDA Diving! We offer you the chance to feel differently all the fun, real and professional diving experience. We do what we love, teaching scuba diving from beginner to professional levels. Quality and experience in English, Spanish, Catalan and Basque languages. Visit our Dive School PURA VIDA at Koh Tao, Thailand.

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Great experience !!

I went to Pura vida to discover diving and I enjoyed it! Ko tao is the best place to dive and whatever your level, you'll see a lot of beautiful fishes! The dive was great, fun... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
floson1982
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Paris, France
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Pura vida to discover diving and I enjoyed it! Ko tao is the best place to dive and whatever your level, you'll see a lot of beautiful fishes! The dive was great, fun, and my instructor (Luis) really nice and good adviser! Great first experience of diving, I recommend!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They are guys really compromised , dedicated and responsible. I have fun and i got a really personalized class with a really good instructor and a very good crew !! I enjoy a lot my time there i really appreciated all what they do for me !! Thanks Raul pichi ( the best actor )

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, I usually never write reviews for anyone, so the fact that I'm writing one for Pura Vida definitely means I either loved them or hated them. I completed my Open Water Diver's course (SSI) with Pura Vida, and everything about the course brew my expectations out of the water (pun completed intended). I took the course with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best 4 days of our life. We had sergio (diving teacher)hè is a good and positive guy, has a lot of patience and speaks englisch verry well. Sergio has study marine biologist so he learn us a lot of the underwater sea world. We had also a assistent of sergio calls christina. She was a nice girl also with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was nervous about my 15 year old daughter taking her open water diving certificate. At Pura Vida Diving the staff were very reassuring & considerate of my feelings. They were very professional in all aspects of their diving classes. Small groups of maximum 4 students per instructor. Extremely careful with all students at all times. On board the boats... More 

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Thank you and Thank you for everything..All the best !!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I completed the SSI open water course with Pura Vida and found the experience one I won't forget. Our dive instructor (Sergio) was superb and although he and the team are Spanish speaking, he took the time to explain everything to us and was even able to decipher my Kiwi accent. We got to see some amazing dive sites around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I chose to do my open water with Pura Vida. This was the best choice I could have made. Everybody was soo friendly at pura vida, extremely funny and they all represented the name just perfect. My instructior was Nora San Martin and she is the best. always in a great mood, very happy and just fun to dive with.... More 

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Thank Timon A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I spent 6 days here getting my advanced diver license. And I couldn't have been luckier! These guys were like a family and their passion for diving is contagious! Thank you Pura Vida for the great experience!!! Highly recommended! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've been lucky enough to dive in many places over the past couple of years, but ive been even luckier to dive with Pura Vida- a true divers community. The crew is awesome, friendly and know how to make your dive experience spectacular. You become part of this wonderful, passionate, energetic community. If you're umming and aahing about the language... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

I had a try scuba session with Pura Vida (2800BHT). I had walked in to several dive schools in the area asking about try scuba sessions and as they had impressed me with their thorough but extremely friendly approach I decided to go with them, and didn't regret it for a second. When I was there the dive school seemed... More 

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