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    Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort

    Washington Road | District 3, Dauin, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental 6217, Philippines
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    Overview
    • Excellent55%
    • Very good32%
    • Average10%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “sea explorers” (24 reviews)
    “deluxe room” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 197 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Very easy to find and get to this clean resort with well kept gardens and rooms. Chalet style "native" huts with large patio and comfy chairs looking onto the gardens and mountains. Very helpful and pleasant staff who made our stay one step better. Good...More

    Thank Kerry D
    Response from SeaEx-VidaManagement, Manager at Pura Vida Beach & Dive ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you Kerry for your review of our resort. It was a pleasure to have you with us and we are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful time staying with us. We hope to see you again on your next trip back to...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    A really nice place to stay in general. Really helpful and friendly people all around. Only downside is the quality of the huts. They look really nice and pretty but the electronics are a little outdated (the fan is old and creaky, the shower temperature...More

    Thank Maarten S
    Response from SeaEx-VidaManagement, Manager at Pura Vida Beach & Dive ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review of our resort. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you as well for your feedback about our standard room cottages. Since these rooms are built out native materials to give a more authentic experience,...More

    Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

    Guard took a long time to let us in the resort. The resort was busy. As soon as we got in the server was attentive to give us a table. The food is the only thing that I would not recommend. Better to eat before...More

    Thank chichi2_13
    Response from SeaEx-VidaManagement, Manager at Pura Vida Beach & Dive ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review of our resort. We apologize for the inconvenience at the guard house. Our security guards are following standard procedures for all walk-in guests to ensure there is available space at the restaurant before you come in. We are sorry to...More

    Reviewed August 23, 2017

    Good for those who like diving. For us with kids, just so-so. The swimming pool was small. Not much marine creatures on the beach as kids like exploring things. We did find many in somewhere else. The room rate was average to high. To my...More

    1  Thank HIEDWIN Y
    Response from SeaEx-VidaManagement, Manager at Pura Vida Beach & Dive ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review of our resort. Yes, there are not many marine creatures in front of the resort since its a sandy slope and the artificial reefs only start at around 10m, so not much to see for non-divers. There is, however, are...More

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    Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

    Our family spent an amazing week at Pura Vida in Dauin! Loved the resort staff, dive team, and owner Chris! We were at the resort attending Kids Sea Camp and the entire Pura Vida resort and Sea Explorer dive teams were incredibly attentive to anything...More

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    Response from SeaEx-VidaManagement, Manager at Pura Vida Beach & Dive ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for reviewing our Resort. It was a pleasure to have you with us and Kids Sea Camp was a very exciting event for us to host. We are thrilled that it was a great success and that you and everyone had a wonderful...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • $70 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Top resorts Hotel in Dauin
    • #3 Spa Hotel in Dauin
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Dauin
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Dauin
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 32
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    • Location
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    • Negros Island >
    • Negros Oriental >
    • Dumaguete City >
    • Dauin
    • Also Known As
    • Pura Vida Beach And Dive Resort ,
    • Pura Vida Beach & Dive Hotel Dauin ,
    • Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort Dauin, Dumaguete City, Philippines
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    Traveler (314)
    Room & Suite (178)
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    Davidbrn
    August 19, 2016|
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    Response from Craig T | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry maybe too late pretty sure they'll organise a pickup.Make sure you go to the whale sharks. If you haven't already.Diving,stick with the DM.You won't miss a thing.
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    Mariano A
    January 12, 2015|
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    Response from chrisheim99 | Property representative |
    hi amigo Mariano yes the resort is 20 min.away to the pier.possible as well we have ones a week a dive boot transfer direct from pura vida.hope we are able to help you.hope we catch up soon best regards chris
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    seadocbt
    November 29, 2014|
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    Response from chrisheim99 | Property representative |
    hi bill great to hear from you.very welcome back........please send a e-mail to our cebu office they arrange everything for you best regards from the philippines chris
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    "I choose the off beach hotel and save money. I only sleep in the room."
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    "Closer to the beach might be nicer, but anywhere is good."
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    "Small size and individual cottage format make virtually any choice a good one."
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    "My ocean view room was quiet and comfortable."
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