Pura Vida Resort

Pura Vida Resort

Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort was built by scuba divers, for scuba divers. The all-inclusive scuba diving resort has a real tropical atmosphere with lots of coconut palm trees throughout the lush Philippines property. Not far from the resort is Apo Island, home to some of the best scuba diving in the Philippines. Pura Vida is a very spacious, well-designed resort that welcomes scuba divers of all experience levels and preferences – they want to share the wonder and beauty of scuba diving the Philippines with you!

General Information

Experience the wild nature on Negros and a “caramel” brown beach of Dauin, where every diver has the chance for a varied dive holiday. Dauin offers a multifaceted house reef, impressive corals (Apo Island) as well as world class muck diving. Each diver has the chance to find a personal favorite dive spot.

Scuba Highlights

The dive center is located inside Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort directly on the beach. It is equipped with O2 equipment, first aid kit, fish book library. Diving opportunities include:

World class muck diving in dark brown sand
Day trips to Apo Island, Siquijor
Special day trips to Sumilon Island
Dawn dives with Mandarin Fish & Night Dive
2 tanks and single tank dives along the coast line

Marine Life

Stingrays, Nudibranch, Triggerfish,Turtles, and Groupers, as well as, Mimic Octopus, Wonderpus, Blue-ring, Mototi Octopus and other creatures such as Flambouyant cuttlefish, Snake eels, frogfish, and anemone fish.

Travel Highlights

Waterfall, Lake and Market tours are available for your pleasure.


The island of Negros is the second largest in the Visayas. Dauin is located in Negros Oriental which occupies the south-eastern half of the island of Negros. Negros Oriental faces Cebu to the east across the Tañon Strait and Siquijor to the south-east. The Sulu Sea borders it to the south.

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