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Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Arrived here after 2 days of travelling as the first week of our trip in April. The hotel and the dive resort were absolutely lovely. The rooms were decorated beautifully and were very clean. The diving was run so well, the manager could not do enough to help, the boats were really comfortable, the guides really professional, and all of...

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

HI Diver Bell Thank you Buddy for your review,highly appreciate it.sorry about that englishman you have his name?i need to fallow it up.don't like that at all...... best regards and life and live with a big smile cheers chris

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Booked as part of a dive package with a UK based dive trip company. First impressions seemed ok. Picked up by driver at Cebu hotel & delivered to ferry terminal approx 4 hours later. Short ferry crossing to island (30 mins) where promptly hustled by 2 'porters' who grabbed my case & walked me a short distance to the waiting...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your open feedback. We are always thankful receiving a feedback from our guest as we are always seeking for improvements. It was a pleasure having you with us in the resort. You are right, during your stay there was no other guest from the UK with us in the resort. We are working...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Hubby and I spent ten nights in a deluxe room and thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The rooms were clean and bright. The staff were friendly and helpful. Everyone from the cleaners and grounds-staff to the restaurant staff greeted you as you walked past each day. We had massages at the spa and Pearl was wonderful and caring. Any small...

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

Hi Kimothy Thank you so much for staying with us and we hope you come soon back.We goth your comment and we work on our booking system. salamat po and don't forget dive and life with a big smile cheers

Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful hotel to stay at! May be one of the best places I have ever been to. Very lovely designed cottages having their own terrace within a beautiful garden. Breakfast was delicious, food in the restaurant (which is located directly at the beach) perfect. Staff super-friendly! The only thing that made everything a little bit uncomfortable is, that...

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

Salamat po for your great review.very happy when we have guests like you appreciate our work and service.come back soon again.sorry about el dorado we told them and send security staff there many times to complain.We wish el dorado respect more his neighbors but it wil stop.best regards chris and the pura vida team

Reviewed 19 September 2016

The resort is clean, I'll give it that. The grounds are well maintained, the pool was clean, the rooms were clean. Upon checking in, we were told to make our way to the restaurant for a "briefing". I thought they might have some environmental compliances that requires this, as I've only encountered briefings in Eco-resorts like El Nido, or marine...

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

Good Day! First and foremost, we would like to thank you for choosing Pura Vida and staying with us here. It's a great pleasure. We would like to apologize for your inconvenience. We accept full responsibility for the mistake and we assure you, we are taking the necessary steps to prevent it from happening in the future. Thank you for...

Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

First class facilities and service , only book a deluxe room as standard rooms are too far away , I wish there were some accom/dive packages as the two are run separately but I'm happy , best equipped and run dive facility in dauin on site (sea explorers)

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

Hi Ryan thanks for your great review.yes but we are able to have packages organized true cebu@sea-explorers.com try it out.hope to have you soon back best regards and dive and life with a big smile chris and the team

San Juan, Philippines
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...

Taipa, Macau
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...

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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...

Marion, Illinois
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

Seoul, South Korea
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

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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: ₹ 2,688 - ₹ 4,436 (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:
Pura Vida Beach & Dive Hotel Dauin
Pura Vida Beach And Dive Resort
Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort Dumaguete City/Dauin
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Dauin
#3 Spa Hotel in Dauin
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Dauin
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Dauin
#5 Romantic Hotel in Dauin
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“Near the pool, so that you can take a dip anytime.”
 of 5 bubbles tedmino, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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