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Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort

4 star hotel
Washington Street, Dist. Iii, Dauin, Negros Oriental 6217, Philippines
31 rooms
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Sea Explorers Dauin

PADI 5 star dive center
Max 4 divers per guide

Package 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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Booking process


Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 55%
  • 75 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

STANDARD CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel 24 days or less you will forfait 100%, 50% if you cancel between 24 and 39 days ; 5% if you cancel more the 39 days prior to arrival date.

SPECIAL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) TERMS : Payment terms : 5% deposit is due at the time of booking; balance (100%) needs to be paid 45 days before arrival. Cancellation Policy: if you cancel between 30 - 20 days before arrival you will forfeit 25%; if you cancel between 20 - 15 days before arrival you will forfeit 50%; you will forfeit 100% if you cancel between 14 - 0 days before arrival.   

Explore diving around the Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort

Dive Center


  • 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!


Sea Explorers Dauin is a PADI 5* CDC  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.


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Diving Facilities

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

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

Diving gear

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

Languages spoken

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

PADI membership level

  • Padi Dive Center
  • Padi 5 Star Dive Center
  • Padi 5 Star Idc
  • Padi 5 Star Cdc

PADI® Courses Available

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

For your safety

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

Resort Amenities


  • Cultural Excursions


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

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Golf (Close By)


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

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • Spa Facility
  • Massage Services

Food & drink

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

Great for families

  • Babysitting/Child Services

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. 

How to get there


  • 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. 


  • 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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