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Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort

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Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort

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

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

  • 5.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 39 days prior to arrival
  • 50.0% will be charged if you cancel between 39 and 24 days prior to arrival
  • 95.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 24 days prior to 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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Rental Equipment

  • Boots
  • Mask & Snorkel
  • Compass
  • Camera
  • Skin Suit
  • Wetsuit – Shorty
  • Wetsuit – 3Mm
  • Open-Heel Fins
  • Flashlight
  • Regulator
  • Bcd
  • Dive Computer
  • Gauges

Dive Center Facilities

  • Onsite Training Pool
  • Onsite Classroom
  • Adaptive Services Facility
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Retail Shop
  • Waterfront Location
  • House Reef
  • Dive Boat
  • Onsite Accommodation
  • Food & Drinks
  • Parking

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • German
  • Filipino

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Idc

Resort Amenities

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling


  • 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
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

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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