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Pura Vida Diving

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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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Advanced certification Pura Vida!

Incredible experience, all the people in the school are really professional and they have a lot of experience. Marc was excellent with my refreshing and fun dive! Martin... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Carlos B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Incredible experience, all the people in the school are really professional and they have a lot of experience. Marc was excellent with my refreshing and fun dive! Martin Gutierrez as the instructor of the advanced was the best! A lot of experience and professionalism. And Aaron how assisted us in all the certification was really helpful and gave us a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good advance cours with Alvaro in Pura vida. The price is really good and we have see a lot of different fish and corales. I recommend you to go in Pura vida.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome experience. Our instructor Rafa Bastos was really good teaching and guiding us into Diving. Pura Vida is highly recommended!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely loved my experience with this school. The staff are so friendly and accommodating. I chose to do my first night dive with them, my instructor Martin made the experience for my friend and I super smooth and comfortable! Pura vida does many classes in Spanish but our instructor spoke English and communication was a breeze. If you're looking... More 

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Pura Vida K, Propietario at Pura Vida Diving, responded to this review

Thank you very very much Karina! Is a pleasure for our team to hear this about our dive center. We feel so grateful, specially, your instructor, Martin! Almost all of your team could speak english perfectly! We hope to see you again, our friend! Pura Vida for you!!! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First part of this review is about the company. We happened upon them just by walking in off the street . They seemed a little smaller than others and that was the case.. They are a Spanish speaking shop but very bilingual and had no issues with language. Everything was top notch, always on time for pick ups , great... More 

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Pura Vida K, Propietario at Pura Vida Diving, responded to this review

Thank you very much, Kelly! It was a pleasure to have you here during your Fun Dives and the Advanced Course. Congratulations and a huge hug from Mireia and our entire team. Pura Vida! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

We chose Pura Vida because of the good reviews, and we certainly did not regret it! The diving school is like a little Spanish family, we're from The Netherlands but they make you feel comfortable right away. Matias was the best instructor we could have. He is calm, makes you feel OK and he explains very well (in English). We... More 

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Pura Vida K, Propietario at Pura Vida Diving, responded to this review

Thank you very very much, Trijntje! Matias and Patricia are so grateful. If you speak Spanish, Pura Vida is your first choice, but if you dont... why not? Just try it and let us do our best. The best profesionals, the best atmosphera and of course, the best prices. Thanks again and Pura Vida for you, our friend! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2017

I chose pura vida because I like the word, and they offer OW certification course that fit my schedule. also it was nice price. But I worried little bit about language because I don't speak Spanish. If I speak Spanish it would be much better to get along with other student and instructor but overall, it didn't bother me. My... More 

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Pura Vida K, Propietario at Pura Vida Diving, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. Fran is so happy and proud of your Open Water certification. Pura Vida for you, Ayako! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

I had a blast with Pura Vida, came for the Open Water and ended up doing also the Advanced. They have the best prices in Koh Tao and you even get a T-Shirt. Everybody is really nice and passionate about diving there. Many thanks specially to my instructors Frank and Javi!

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Pura Vida K, Propietario at Pura Vida Diving, responded to this review

The best price doesn´t mean low quality. We are more than happy and proud to say that we have some of the best Diving Instructors in the island! Passion, experience, safety and of course, the best prices in Koh Tao. Thank you very much Jorge and keep diving our friend. Pura Vida for you! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

Great time with Mati. Real good understanding of the things you need to know when you want to learn diving. Spanish school but Mati his english was on a great level.

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Pura Vida K, Propietario at Pura Vida Diving, responded to this review

Thank you very much our friend, Johannes! Mati is very grateful with your words. We are a Spanish school but we also do English courses of course at the highest quality! A big hug from all our Staff and hope to see you soon Johannes! Pura Vida! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

I went to Pura Vida to do my Open Water but I liked it so much I ended up doing my Advanced there. The school has a very nice vibe to it, good material and very professional instructors. Raul Garrido was ours. He was a very good teacher, funny, very patient and dedicated. The diving spots were great and changed... More 

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Pura Vida K, Propietario at Pura Vida Diving, responded to this review

Thank you very much!!! SUPER LUCKY YOU GUYS DIVING WITH THE WHALESHARK!!!!! One of the best experiences ever, for sure. A big big hug from Raul and Pura Vida for you our friend! More 

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