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Pura Vida Diving

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Koh Tao, Thailand
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About Pura Vida Diving
After more than 10 years on the island, we made our dream come true and we would like to share it with you: PURA VIDA Diving! We offer to 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. High quality and experienced instructors in English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Catalan and Basque languages. Visit one of our two Dive Centers PURA VIDA at Koh Tao, Thailand.
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Iliana D wrote a review Aug 10
Turin, Italy145 contributions62 helpful votes
Review of: Baptism
Spanish diving with super nice guys (they also speak English!!!! ….and some Italian ). Well organized, always on time, easy to reach the boat in 2 min walk. Thanks for meaning the time spent with you so pleasant for Ines & Renato.
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Date of experience: August 2022
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Genevieve S wrote a review Jul 2022
Cork, Ireland2 contributions
Review of: Baptism
Had a great day with Pura Vida doing their introduction to scuba diving with Cata! Got very clear safety guidance before doing 2 proper dives, so felt very safe and secure, and saw amazing things under water. I'll be back!
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Jeroen Toonen wrote a review Jun 2022
Den Bosch, The Netherlands4 contributions1 helpful vote
Review of: Baptism
In Koh Tao I was able to get my open water certificate with the help of Pura Vida. The vibe at the diving club was really good, the instructors are nice and relaxed, they speak English and are very enthusiastic in what they do! The equipment was professional and taken care of. My gf who already has her Pady could join us in the water as wel. The price/quality is in good balance. You can really feel the passion of this diving centrum. I really enjoyed my time here, thanks again!
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Nicolas F wrote a review Jun 2022
Barcelona, Spain3 contributions
Review of: Baptism
My girlfriend and me went together to Koh Tao and I made my first diving experience with Pura Vida. It was great! My instructor Carlos explained me everything very well and made me feel save, even though I was nervous before going into the water. The whole team is very friendly and the atmosphere is perfect, I can highly recommend to dive here, when you are in Koh Tao.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Trenton S wrote a review Mar 2022
Reno, Nevada3 contributions3 helpful votes
Review of: Baptism
Pura Vida is ABSOLUTELY the diving company to chose if you are looking for a family-oriented, professional, and welcoming dive team. I received my Open Water Certification with Matteo in December of 2021. Matteo made the experience so much fun while still following all guidelines to ensure safety. I could not have asked for a better teacher to expose the world of scuba diving to me. I received my Advanced Certification with Galo in December 2021, as well. Galo has so much knowledge and experience relating to scuba diving that it makes him a perfect teacher for the Advanced Certification course. Not once during my time at Pura Vida did I feel stressed, nervous, or anxious. I also do not speak Spanish so they offer courses in English too! You even get a cool t-shirt once you graduate! 10/10 recommend diving with Pura Vida and no one else!
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Date of experience: December 2021
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