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Pura Vida Diving

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Koh Tao, Thailand
+66 77 457 041
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Open Water Diving Course

It has been amazing to spend my last 3 days in Koh Tao doing my OWD course. We were a 4-people... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Josep B
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Amazing experience

Has been a pleasure dive with the guys ... Jordy, Carlos, Adry y Santi were always willing to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Daniele P
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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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It has been amazing to spend my last 3 days in Koh Tao doing my OWD course. We were a 4-people group and the instructor Miguel and assistant Lua have helped us in every moment! They have guided us in every step and have provided...More

Thank Josep B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Has been a pleasure dive with the guys ... Jordy, Carlos, Adry y Santi were always willing to answer every answer we had... And 100% careful and helpful under the water... I recommend them ... they are the best.

Thank Daniele P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So I heard about how great diving is in Koh Tao and ended up at this nightmare of an experience...my friends and I came here to make a course for open water. We did the first course our instructor was good his name was Ri...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I had the best diving experience in Koh Tao thanks to the Pura Vida team, specially our instructors Sandra and Letty, who were very kind, patient and friendly with us since the very beginning and of course highly qualified diving specialists who...More

Thank Lucia D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in koh tao for three days and we really wanted to do a diving course, we went to pure life by recommendation of trip advisor and saw great comments about the monitor Rai, fortunately he taught us the classes, and it really was...More

Thank Jesus Manuel M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had such an amazing time with pura Vida. I did my open water and advance courses here with the lovely instructor letty. I did both of my courses with her in English and had the most amazing week. During the time I had a...More

Thank juleasommi
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This place is like a family. The crew gives off a home-y atmosphere. More or less caters to Spanish speakers, but very welcoming to any language. My pro was Letty, and I felt very safe with her. Rob

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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

My friend and I were honestly a little hesitant, as English speakers to use pura vida but due to their competitive pricing and amazing reviews, we gave it a shot. This turned out to be an awesome choice. Our course was clearly explained in English...More

Thank jackyoungbloodallen
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Incredible experience diving with Pura Vida on Koh Tao. A breathtaking location both above and below the surface. Indescribable experience doing my open water qualification with these guys. Had a few apprehensions about doing it with a Spanish company with Spanish instructors but everyone went...More

Thank saharajake
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

I just completed my open water course with Pura Vida and loved it so much I will begin my Advanced course next! The team at Pura Vida is so welcoming and accommodating.. for English speakers too! I cannot say enough about how wonderful my instructor...More

Thank Olivia S
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Pablo M
22 January 2017|
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Response from Pura Vida K | Property representative |
Hello Pablo! We used to certify both. Padi and SSI, but now we just do SSI. As you know, they accept each other so the dive centers and the students are choosing SSI because the best prices, standards, digital kit, etc... More
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Albert S
30 June 2016|
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Response from Pura Vida K | Property representative |
Siempre es recomendable reservar si vienes a Pura Vida, ahora que hemos abierto nueva escuela en el sur de la isla tienes 2 opciones a elegir que son muy demandadas, las mejores playas de la isla o las mejores puestas de Sol... More
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Dwinetta R
16 August 2015|
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Response from Pura Vida K | Property representative |
Easy , just sent us a mail to our gmail !!
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