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Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort

Hotel category

4 Star

Rooms

31

Wellness/Spa

YES

Internet

FREE

5 star dive center

Onsite

House reef

YES

Resort Highlights

  • Beachfront 4* resort in Dauin
  • Thatched-roof buildings, tropical gardens, palm trees
  • All-day restaurant above the dive center, on the beach
  • Wide range of tropical drinks
  • Pool overlooking the ocean
  • Fitness center and spa
  • World class muck diving destination

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3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

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  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 55% (downpayment)
  • 75 days before trip start: 45% (balance)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 5% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 39 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 39 days prior to arrival

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Resort Description

Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort is located on the south coast of Negros Island, steps from Sea Explorers Dauin. 

The beachfront resort is comprised of thatched-roof buildings dotted around a well-kept garden area with palm trees and gravel pathways. 

There are two locations for the all-day restaurant; above the dive center and on the beachfront. Buffet breakfast is served each day above the dive center and includes international favourites plus juices, fruits and bread. 

There is a pool with bamboo sun loungers overlooking the ocean, a large fitness center and traditional spa. 

Explore diving around the Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort

Dive Center

Highlights

  • PADI 5* Dive Center on Negros Island
  • Beachfront location, world class muck diving
  • Day trips to Apo Island and Sumilon Island
  • 4 dives per day, small groups (max 4 divers per guide)
  • Kids courses through to pro-level training 
  • Welcome back to the dive center with fresh fruits!

Description

Sea Explorers Dauin is a PADI 5* Dive Centre on the south coastline of Negros Island, Philippines. 

The dive center is directly on the beach, and offers a full range of PADI courses including Bubblemaker, Open Water, various specialties and pro level training. 

You can enjoy up to 4 dives per day, always done in small groups of up to 4 divers per guide.

The area is well known for its world class muck diving in dark brown sand. Day trips to Apo Island and Sumilon Island are available on request. 

The facility has ample gear storage and rinse areas and welcomes all divers back from their dives with fresh fruits.

 

DIVING SERVICES

PADI® Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver Certification
  • Divemaster
  • Divemaster Internship
  • Instructor/Idc Course
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Night Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Boat Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Training Pool
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Beach Front Location
  • House Reef
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Chinese
  • Dutch
  • French
  • Other

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Cdc

Distinction

  • Padi 5 Star Cdc/Idc

Dive boat facilities

  • Tea And Coffee
  • Ladder
  • Custom Built
  • Drinking Water
  • Shaded Space
  • Seating Area
  • Dry Area
  • Surface Interval Snacks
  • Toilet
  • Camera Rinse Tanks
  • Camera Table

Resort Amenities

Activities

  • Cultural Excursions

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • Spa Facility
  • Massage Services

Facilities

  • Beach Front
  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Garden

Great for families

  • Babysitting/Child Services

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Golf (Close By)

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

How to get there

Arrival

  • The best way to arrive in Dauin is via a pre-arranged transfer from Cebu International Airport. This can be arranged for you for an additional cost (advance notice required). 
  • From Cebu International Airport, you will travel to Liloan, Santander pier by car, and then onto Sibulan, Negros by ferry. From Sibulan, it is 1 hour's drive by car to the resort.
  • Overall, the journey will take around 5 hours. 

Departure

  • The resort will arrange a transfer on your behalf to take you back to Cebu International Airport (advance notice required, additional cost). 

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