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Pura Vida Diving

#7 of 96 Tours in Koh Tao Features Animals
Koh Tao, Thailand
+66 77 457 041
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Amazing diving course with Pura Vida

It was a Fantastic experience...i can only recommend this school to everyone. took my Open water... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Que Viva Pura Vida 💫

Pura Vida does it again 😁great vibes & excellent service! We came last years & my daughter Angel... read more

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After 10 years on the island, we made our dream come true and we want to share it with you: PURA VIDA Diving! We offer you the chance to feel differently all the fun, real and professional diving experience. We do what we love, teaching scuba diving from beginner to professional levels. Quality and experience in English, Spanish, Catalan and Basque languages. Visit our Dive School PURA VIDA at Koh Tao, Thailand.
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+66 77 457 041

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a Fantastic experience...i can only recommend this school to everyone. took my Open water and Advanced certificate here, these guys are super prepared and friendly...will make you feel confident from the first dive and you will gain all the necessary skills very quickly!...More

Thank giuseppebucca
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pura Vida does it again 😁great vibes & excellent service! We came last years & my daughter Angel did the open water, so this year at age 16 she did the advanced course & it was a great experience. First she did a refresher course...More

Thank diosa_sleem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great experience and with an amazing team, Santiago and Letty put in 110% to make the course thorough and very in depth academically and on the practical side. It was also an absolute pleasure to see what a vibe is transmitted by all the...More

Thank Rafael M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My Instructor Alvaro was fantastic along with the rest of the Pura Vida crew. Alvaro was very patient and made sure we felt comfortable at all times. He also taught us a lot about the marine life which made the experience that much more enjoyable....More

Thank Brandon M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best dives ever. I came for fun dives while my friends were doing their AOW and Selatse and Alfonso made the dives unforgettable. Great professionals and lots of fun with them. Dive with Pura Vida and ask for Selatse and Alfonso to...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 18 June 2017

After emailing several schools on Koh Tao I decided upon Pura Vida (translated to English it means "Pure Life") to complete my open water dive course. The owner Oscar was prompt in his responses to my enquires and very helpful in detailing the course and...More

Thank nathanshaw2017
Pura Vida K, Propietario at Pura Vida Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks, our dearly friend Nathan! It was a real pleasure to have you, diving with us for these beautiful days and dives. A big hug from Alvaro, our great Instructor. And of course, english speaker also. Pura Vida for you, our friend!

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This was both mine and my girlfriend's first dive and it won't be our last, we enquired a few dive places before we booked anywhere and the staff at Pura Vida made us feel extremely welcomed, more so than the others! The dive itself was...More

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Pura Vida K, Propietario at Pura Vida Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review, Patrick! We always try to involve everyone in our lovely family! Not just spanish speakers. A big big hug from Marcos, our wonderful Biologist and Dive Instructor. Pura Vida for you, my friend!

Reviewed 11 June 2017

I was in Koh Tao with the idea to do some diving there, so i was walking around and asking where is a good place to dive, finally i found Pura Vida diving and i couldn't have more lucky with this school. I took one...More

Thank emilianonicolini
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I went for open water, and ended up doing advanced course as well! My teacher Sara is the sweetest. She was patient, good at teaching and really fun. I feel really lucky I got to have this experience. Pura vida is more than a school,...More

1  Thank mishamaravilla
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I went diving with Pura Vida and not only was it one of the most astounding experiences of my life but the instructors were absolutely fantastic. My instructors name was Martin and you could really tell how much he loved what he did and even...More

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Pablo M
22 January 2017|
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Response from Pura Vida K | Property representative |
Hello Pablo! We used to certify both. Padi and SSI, but now we just do SSI. As you know, they accept each other so the dive centers and the students are choosing SSI because the best prices, standards, digital kit, etc... More
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Albert S
30 June 2016|
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Response from Pura Vida K | Property representative |
Siempre es recomendable reservar si vienes a Pura Vida, ahora que hemos abierto nueva escuela en el sur de la isla tienes 2 opciones a elegir que son muy demandadas, las mejores playas de la isla o las mejores puestas de Sol... More
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Dwinetta R
16 August 2015|
Response from Pura Vida K | Property representative |
Easy , just sent us a mail to our gmail !!