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Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort

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  • Terrible1%
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“sea explorers”(24 reviews)
“deluxe room”(11 reviews)
Free Wifi
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All reviewssea explorersstandard rooms aredeluxe roomdive resortapo islandnipa hutgardens and lawnsshort ferry crossingowner chrisswimming pool is a bit smallbreakfast buffetmuck divingperfect endall departmentsmemorable stayprices were reasonablewhale sharks
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place has the best maintained beach in that area. We had the family rooms at the back of the resort 'Blue Ring' and 'Moorish' which were nicely cleaned by housekeeping everyday, (note that because the rooms are under tree cover the mosquitoes are numerous,...More

Thank FranWilliam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the places I really liked and will return many times in the future. This is ultimate beach location with several types of accommodation to choose from. The bungalows are either true beachfront or set back a hundred feet from the beach but both...More

Thank SunsetbeachOz
Reviewed 9 November 2017 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 10 November 2017

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 6 November 2017 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 They look really nice and pretty but the electronics are a little outdated (the fan is old and creaky, the shower temperature...More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 10 November 2017

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 2 September 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 10 November 2017

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

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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
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
Minibar
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US$71 - US$156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Dauin
#3 Spa Hotel in Dauin
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Dauin
#5 Romantic Hotel in Dauin
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$71 - US$156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Dauin
#3 Spa Hotel in Dauin
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Dauin
#5 Romantic Hotel in Dauin
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Davidbrn
19 August 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
12 January 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
29 November 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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"Moorish and Blue Ring are seperate bedrooms with adjoining door if you want privacy from your kids."
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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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