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.
Pura Vida Beach Resort has stable mobile phone reception. Prepaid local Sim cards are available. Free WiFi connection is available throughout the whole resort.