Pura Vida Beach & Dive ResortDauin

Pura Vida Beach and Dive Resort is set in the small town of Dauin approx. 15km (9mi) south of Dumaguete. The hotel, situated in beautiful tropical gardens, has absolute water frontage with a private sandy beach.
Arrival in Cebu/Mactan Intl. Airport:
From Cebu Int’l Airport to Liloan, Santander pier: 3.5 hours by car
From Liloan, Santander Pier to Sibulan, Negros: 30 minutes by ferry
From Sibulan, Negros to Pura Vida Beach Resort: 1 hour by car

Arrival from Cebu Pier:
From cebu pier to Dumaguete pier: 5 hours by fast ferry
From Dumaguete pier to Pura Vida Beach Resort: 30 minutes by car

Arrival in Dumaguete domestic airport:
From Dumaguete Airport to Pura Vida Beach Resort: 1 hour by car
The resort has 27 rooms: 10 Standard aircon rooms, 2 Suites, 3 Family Deluxe rooms and 12 Deluxe rooms with pool, ocean view or garden view veranda. The standard rooms are located in the back of the resort and are airy and built from native bamboo.

The double bungalows which house the deluxe rooms are located around the pool area and close to the beach, each with a beautiful veranda and most with sea views. They have air conditioning, ceiling fan, TV, fridge and large private bathrooms with hot and cold water shower.

The 2 suite rooms are located on the first floor of a two storey building behind the deluxe rooms. They have a big balcony, minibar/refrigerator and two sun beds offering a nice view over the tropical garden towards the pool. The suite rooms have a living room and a separate bedroom, a flat screen TV, air-con, bathtub, hot and cold water shower.
Restaurant, bar, swimming pool and spa services are all featured at this resort.
The restaurant on the first floor above the diving center has a wide selection of delicious international and Asian food. The choice of dishes is really great. Enjoy an evening at the poolside bar, or at the beach bar with a beer or a fine dessert.
The Sea Explorers PADI 5* Dive Centre is located on the premises of the resort. The pool facilities are used for learn-to-dive courses. The dive shop has ample gear storage, rinse areas and a large airconditioned classroom with state of the art facilities.
Staying Connected
Pura Vida Beach Resort has stable mobile phone reception. Prepaid local Sim cards are available. Free WiFi connection is available throughout the whole resort.

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We think...
A highly recommended resort built by divers for divers. Really friendly and professional service.
All prices per person
Inquiry & Booking
 01 Oct 2018 - 30 Sep 2019 with Sea Explorers Dauin
7 Nights Garden View room (dbl/twin) with 10 dives 1,124.00  AUD
7 Nights Garden View room (single) with 10 dives 1,624.00  AUD
7 Nights Deluxe room (dbl/twin) with 10 dives 1,251.00  AUD
7 Nights Deluxe room (single) with 10 dives 1,878.00  AUD
INCLUDED: Accommodation as specified, daily breakfast, 10 dives, tanks, weights, boat, dive guide, return transfers between Cebu Intl. Airport and Pura Vida Beach Resort
Full board: Lunch & Dinner (per day) 50.00  AUD
 EXTRAS payable locally (as of January 2018)
*Cebu Airport Departure Taxes: Intl. 750 PHP & Domestic 300 PHP
*Fees for excess luggage on fast ferry & porter fees
*Sanctuary fees 140 PHP/diver/dive without camera resp. 200 PHP/diver/dive with camera for Dauin coastal dives / 300 PHP/diver/night dive
*Sanctuary fees 300 PHP/diver/day without camera resp. 350 PHP/diver/day with camera for Apo Island day trip
*Sanctuary fees 1500 PHP/diver/dive in Oslob + 1000 PHP/diver/day (min. 4 divers)
*Sanctuary fees 200 PHP/diver/day at Sumilon Island or 400 PHP/diver/day with camera
*Sanctuary fees 100 PHP/diver/day at Siquijor Island or 150 PHP/diver/day with camera
*Sanctuary fees 250 PHP/diver/day at Balicasag + 2000 PHP/boat (will be divided by number of divers) + 800 PHP/diver/day (when joining a transfer)
Nitrox fills (per tank) 200.00  PHP
Nitrox fills (10 dives) 1,500.00  PHP
Full dive equipment rental (excl. computer), per day 750.00  PHP
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