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San Juan, Philippines
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Very pleasant staff. Nice place for family with five star amenities. Will be glad to return anytime. it safe and quiet with a nice pool beside your room. I specially enjoyed the walk in the beach in the early morning to catch the sunrise and the fishermen pulling their nets from the sea.

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ManagementVidaResort, Manager at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hello Leonardo, thank you very much for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us here in Pura Vida. We are very proud of our beach and especially as you said in the early morning for the sunrise over the island of Siquijor it gives it a special feeling and the colors are coming out... More 

Taipa, Macau
1 review
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Pura vida helped our wedding to be a fantastic occasion for everyone present I cannot praise the place enough. The hotel fully accommodated the needs of our guests many of whom had travelled many thousands of miles They were understanding of the local families requirements and never failed. If reception would wake up to the rest of the resort it... More 

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ManagementVidaResort, Manager at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hello Steve, we are glad to hear that you have enjoyed your wedding at Pura Vida. Thank you very much for your great review which you left here for other travellers who are coming to Dauin. As we have a lot of experience with foreign and local guests, i guess we found a great way to accommodate everybody in a... More 

Marion, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 15 August 2016

One of the best trips I have had to the PI's! Intelligent, courteous, attentive staff! By far the cleanest resort I've been to in the Philippines. (I don't remember a single bug in the room the entire time.) We will be back!

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chrisheim99, Owner at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

wow that's a review we are very happy about it.we keep going and we look forward to have you soon back.best reagrds chris and the pura vida familie More 

Seoul, South Korea
1 review
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Dive operation top notch. Really nice location and good feeling to resort. Staff very friendly and helpful. Breakfast buffet was a disappointment but food otherwise was quite good. Rooms well appointed and very comfortable but limited availability of queen bed.

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chrisheim99, Owner at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi Thank you salamat po for your time to review.we are always willing to learn and as well we work on our breakfast.we have now every day a new country to present like on Sunday its the Swiss breakfast Saturday Filipino breakfast usw.best regards and we hope you spend time with us again. chris and the pura vida familie More 

Bern, Switzerland
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1 review
Reviewed 14 August 2016

very good and kind service everywhere in the resort (also room service), well organized diving, well maintained diving equipment, competent diveguides, excellent food, nice lodging and beautiful ambiente, well organized transfers inbetween the different Islands.

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chrisheim99, Owner at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi Bruno wow what a review so happy with.thanks for biing with us and the time.we hope you come soon back and lets have a cold rum coke together at the pool bar.se you soon best regards from sunny dauin from your pura vida familie chris More 

Toronto
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I cannot properly describe how much we enjoyed this holiday. Our room was a bamboo cabin with all of the modern creature comforts that looks like it is out of a movie set. The food was excellent and staff always attentive and helpful. While there I did 2 diving courses and 9 dives over 3 days. My training was highly... More 

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Temecula, California
1 review
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Beautiful resort, clean and the people were wonderful. Nipa Hut like places had everything necessary. They were the cheapest and I thought most authentic. Definately a place to go back to. The snorkeling was in some ways more beautiful than Hawaii because there seemed to be a greater variety of fish and coral. However, there was a lot of dead... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Pura Vida is special because of its staff. From the cleaning ladies to the waitresses in the restaurants. They will go out of their way to get what the guests need. In terms of diving, my husband was quite please with the quality of their operation. He felt safe. My only suggestion is for the resort to offer more things... More 

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ManagementVidaResort, Manager at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hello Irene, thank you very much for your tripadvisor review. We are very happy that you were satisfied with our service during your stay. I will personally inform our staff about your review and tell them that you had special experience with them. The same with the dive center - they will be happy to hear that your husband had... More 

Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We stayed in the Ghostpipe room in April. Everything was perfect from arrival to check out. We had amazing customer service from the owner, front desk, servers, and house keeping. We enjoyed a snorkel trip to Apo Island with Pura Vida Dive and that too was perfect. I can't wait to hopefully return one day soon.

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ManagementVidaResort, Manager at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Good day Belle, these kind of reviews make us happy and we get reminded that we do a good job out here. We always try out best to make our guests happy and that they enjoy their stay to the most. Reading it after in a review is a great feeling for us - thank you! We wish that you... More 

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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Can't say enough good about this resort. Stayed there 7 nights and wasn't disappointed one time. The rooms were clean, good thick towels, comfy pillows, and the most friendly, honest maids ever!!!! The restaurant/bar was great. The food was great, drinks were cold, and service was impeccable. The dive shop was beyond accommodating. They found a way to make everything... More 

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ManagementVidaResort, Manager at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hello Melissa, i think i dont have to tell you how happy we are to read your review. Thank you very much for your words here which hopefully help a lot of travellers to choose their resort for their next holiday. We are really glad to hear that everything went for your expectations and beyond. If you consider to come... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The new, spacious resort is located in Dauin, 15 kms south of Dumaguete City on Negros Island. Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort is built from divers for divers and is under Swiss management. Real tropical atmosphere with lots of coconut palm trees and other plants. Directly on the nice sandy beach and with its large swimming pool, it's as well an ideal place for families.Perfekt for Divers.Sea-explorers-management 5 star. Familie rooms-sweets-delux-standart(aircon)and economy rooms and soon 14-luxus appartments have a look at vidahomes.Ph stay with us with a smile ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort

Address: Washington Road | District 3, Dauin, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental 6217, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Negros Island > Negros Oriental > Dumaguete City > Dauin
Price Range: RM179 - RM295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
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Pura Vida Beach And Dive Resort
Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort Dauin, Philippines - Dumaguete City
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Dauin
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“Sea View adjacent to Pool”
 of 5 bubbles SharksSupporter1, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe rooms around the pool are close to the restaurant and beach”
 of 5 bubbles Kimothy1003, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask them how to run the TV ”
 of 5 bubbles LeonardoAlmeda, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All perfect”
 of 5 bubbles , 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get the superior room bamboo cabins. Away from the crowd at the sea shore and a unique experience to stay in.”
 of 5 bubbles alanbJ4687MU, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
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