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Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort

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Washington Street Dist. III, Dauin, Negros Oriental 6217 Philippines
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 02/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 02/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#6 of 18 hotels in Dauin
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Diving
Airport transportation
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Poolside bar
Shuttle bus service
Conference facilities
Spa
Full body massage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
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Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Safe
Minibar
Refrigerator
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Jr Riddle wrote a review Feb 2021
Dauin, Philippines3 contributions
We recently stayed here and to begin with this is a very nice resort, however...this is an upscale place and you would expect upon arrival someone would help you with your luggage...didn’t happen. Upon check-in we were supposed to receive a welcome drink...we had to ask for it and received a local instant iced tea that was so sweet it was undrinkable. The room was splendid! It was absolutely beautiful and everything was perfect. I told my wife that when we build our house I would like to have our master bedroom be just like this. The mattress was so comfortable I slept better than I have in ages. The only thing that was wrong with the room was the wi-fi didn’t work at all. I went to the front desk and was told that if I wanted to use wi-fi I had to sit in the lobby or the bar. I’ve stayed in a lot cheaper places that had great wi-fi. The food in the restaurant was ok but a little overpriced in my opinion. We have traveled a lot and never have I been to a resort that wouldn’t allow you to eat in the room. Upon checkout they tried to charge us for food they said was our dinner..we didn’t eat there for dinner. Then they tried to charge us for lunch that we had already paid for. They made us feel like they thought we were thieves. I feel that a resort of this caliber (which is not cheap compared to other resorts in the area) would be better at the basics. We talked to other guests that had similar issues and different ones as well. As the title says I’m really disappointed.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Angeldelight55 wrote a review Jun 2020
Denmead, United Kingdom64 contributions54 helpful votes
We stayed here for 2 weeks , this is our second visit, both my partner and I are divers and this place is on the beach , so you can walk straight from your room on to the boat. The deluxe rooms are spacious and clean, the staff are really friendly and helpful. The restaurant serves a wide variety of meals and can cater for everyone. I'd highly recommend this resort.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Lozaerner wrote a review Dec 2019
Lucerne, Switzerland29 contributions82 helpful votes
Nice resort, very nice rooms. Pool is okay, although a bit small especially when several dive groups do their lessons in the pool (they seem to have priority). In general, this resort is a divers place. As non-divers, you feel that you come second. E.g. when you want to book a snorkelling trip with the on-sight provider sea-explorers.com, you need to wait until the evening before the trip and can only join if it is not fully booked by divers. Breakfast is great, this gives a plus point. There is a very nice snorkelling spot right from the beach. However, it is 15' walk on the beach from the resort.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from Vida H, Manager at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort
Responded 28 Dec 2019
Hi Lozaemer, Thank you for staying with us and for your honest feedback on our property. We are sincerely happy to know that you find the resort nice plus the breakfast is great. We are currently building a new pool to provide more comfort to our in-house guests. We are sorry to learn about how you felt as a non-diver, we took note on your comment to ensure corrective measures be in place. We hope that you will still allow us to host your holiday again when you are in Dauin. Best regards, Pura Vida Team
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Mark R wrote a review Nov 2019
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We have had a wonderful holiday. The resort itself is an abundance of manicured lawns, lush gardens, delightful pool, surreal water features, friendly nocturnal garden frogs and a large diverse menu embracing the local cuisine with no stone unturned in the presentation. The staff themselves are outstanding, caring and deliver the highest standards and professional service. The diving organisation is perfect with a lot of attention to detail with above standard facilities, equipment and what divers of all standards require for cleaning and storage. The dive guides are knowledgeable, attentive and caring. The dive boats are well maintained and well designed with ease of entry and exit to the boat from the water. On a personal level, I am extremely grateful for the highest standards of care and assistance offered to me throughout our stay. Being a paraplegic and confined to a manual wheelchair I truly appreciate of all the extra care and support given to me. ♿️ Thank you everyone for a wonderful holiday.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from Vida H, Manager at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort
Responded 5 Dec 2019
Hi Mark, We are sincerely grateful for your awesome and detailed feedback on our property. We are glad to hear that you had a wonderful holiday. It was indeed a pleasure to have you and your family with us. Hoping to welcoming you again in one of your Philippine dive trips. Cheers! Pura Vida Team
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Waldemar K wrote a review Nov 2019
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Beautiful people, nice and positive. Grounds are kept perfectly clean. Food was amazing. After traveling a lot - I can say, it was a paradise for me. Recommending 100% for anyone who wants to experience peace and happiness. Dive masters were amazing and still dreaming about going back!!!
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Response from Vida H, Manager at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort
Responded 5 Dec 2019
Hi Waldemar, Thank you very much for staying with us and for taking time to write a review on our property. We are genuinely happy to know that you had an amazing holiday here and that we were be able to serve you well. We are looking forward to welcoming you back! Best regards, Pura Vida Team
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PRICE RANGE
US$89 - US$196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
PhilippinesVisayasNegros IslandNegros OrientalDauin
NUMBER OF ROOMS
31
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort
What are some of the property amenities at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Finbar, Dauin Dive Cafe, and Dauin Sanctuary Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Silliman University (13.9 km) and Belfry (12.7 km).
Does Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.