About this resort

The spacious beach resort is located in the Municipality of Dauin, about 16 km south of Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental. The Swiss managed facility was built by divers for divers and opened its doors in December of 2004. Besides having a state of the art dive center, the resort also offers other amenities and activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Dive Sites
32
Nitrox
Yes
House Reef
Yes

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Rooms

  • Garden Bungalows

    Garden Bungalows

    ₱6,000/night

  • Deluxe Room

    Deluxe Room

    ₱8,000/night

  • Suite

    Suite

    ₱10,000/night

  • Family Room (Dolphin)

    Family Room (Dolphin)

    ₱12,000/night

  • Family Room (Moorish Idol & Blue Ring Octopus)

    Family Room (Moorish Idol & Blue Ring Octopus)

    ₱12,000/night

  • Family Room (Hammerhead)

    Family Room (Hammerhead)

    ₱12,000/night

  • Honeymoon Suite Whale

    Honeymoon Suite Whale

    ₱14,000/night

About the Dive Center

This dive center is located inside the resort.

We offer a very well-equipped facility with our own office, small retail shop, air-conditioned classroom and three storerooms for our guest’s equipment directly on the beach. Regular IDC (Instructor Development Courses) are being offered several times the year. Dauin offers an excellent area for courses as well as for all levels of certified divers.

Certifying Agency

Each certifying agency has its own curriculum and approach, but they all ensure that divers are trained to international safety standards.

PADI

Languages Spoken

English, German, Filipino,

• 1 Dive — ₱ 2,450
• 1 Dive EAN32 — ₱ 2,650
• 5 Dive Package — ₱ 11,750
• 5 Dive EAN32 Package — ₱ 12,750
• 10 Dive Package — ₱ 22,500
• 10 Dive EAN32 Package — ₱ 24,000
• 15 Dive Package — ₱ 33,000
• 15 Dive EAN32 Package — ₱ 35,500
• 20 Dive Package — ₱ 42,600
• 20 Dive EAN32 Package — ₱ 45,600

• Full equipment (no computer) — ₱ 800/dive or ₱ 1,100/day
• Full equipment per day (with computer) — ₱ 1,100/dive or ₱ 1,600/day
• Computer rental — ₱ 650/day

Marine fees and surcharges

Dauin coastal dives
• ₱ 150 per diver, per dive without camera
• ₱ 200 per diver, per dive with camera
• ₱ 400 per diver, per dive night dive surcharge

Apo Island Day Trip
• ₱ 150 per diver, per dive without camera
• ₱ 350 per diver, per dive with camera
• ₱ 1,000 per non-diver

• Bubblemaker (min. age of 8) — ₱ 5,300
• Discover Scuba (min. age of 10) — ₱ 4,200
• Back to the Water (Refresher) — ₱ 3,700
• Open Water Diver — ₱ 22,000
• Open Water Diver — ₱ 20,900 (online)
• Advanced Open Water Diver — ₱ 18,000
• Advanced Open Water Diver — ₱ 16,500 (online)
• Rescue Diver — ₱ 23,800
• Rescue Diver — ₱ 22,800 (online)
• Divemaster (min. age of 18) — ₱ 49,900*
*PADI materials, application fees and rental equipment not included
• Instructor Development Course on request. Just let our Aplaya team know

• Nitrox EAN Diver — ₱ 13,600 (2 dives)
• Deep Diver — ₱ 15,000 (4 dives)
• Night Diver — ₱ 12,300 (3 dives)
• Wreck Diver — ₱ 15,000 (4 dives)
• Peak Perormance Buoyancy — ₱ 9,800 (2 dives)
•Digital UW Photographer — ₱ 12,000 (2 dives)
• Others on request — just let us know

• TEC Dive Packages on request

• TEC courses on request

• Freediving courses on request

Pura Vida Beach Resort's dive center

About this resort

The spacious beach resort is located in the Municipality of Dauin, about 16 km south of Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental. The Swiss managed facility was built by divers for divers and opened its doors in December of 2004. Besides having a state of the art dive center, the resort also offers other amenities and activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Dive Sites
32
Nitrox
Yes
House Reef
Yes

Rooms

  • Garden Bungalows

    Garden Bungalows

    ₱6,000/night

  • Deluxe Room

    Deluxe Room

    ₱8,000/night

  • Suite

    Suite

    ₱10,000/night

  • Family Room (Dolphin)

    Family Room (Dolphin)

    ₱12,000/night

  • Family Room (Moorish Idol & Blue Ring Octopus)

    Family Room (Moorish Idol & Blue Ring Octopus)

    ₱12,000/night

  • Family Room (Hammerhead)

    Family Room (Hammerhead)

    ₱12,000/night

  • Honeymoon Suite Whale

    Honeymoon Suite Whale

    ₱14,000/night

About the Dive Center

This dive center is located inside the resort.

We offer a very well-equipped facility with our own office, small retail shop, air-conditioned classroom and three storerooms for our guest’s equipment directly on the beach. Regular IDC (Instructor Development Courses) are being offered several times the year. Dauin offers an excellent area for courses as well as for all levels of certified divers.

Certifying Agency

Each certifying agency has its own curriculum and approach, but they all ensure that divers are trained to international safety standards.

PADI

Languages Spoken

English, German, Filipino,

Scuba Diving

• 1 Dive — ₱ 2,450
• 1 Dive EAN32 — ₱ 2,650
• 5 Dive Package — ₱ 11,750
• 5 Dive EAN32 Package — ₱ 12,750
• 10 Dive Package — ₱ 22,500
• 10 Dive EAN32 Package — ₱ 24,000
• 15 Dive Package — ₱ 33,000
• 15 Dive EAN32 Package — ₱ 35,500
• 20 Dive Package — ₱ 42,600
• 20 Dive EAN32 Package — ₱ 45,600

• Full equipment (no computer) — ₱ 800/dive or ₱ 1,100/day
• Full equipment per day (with computer) — ₱ 1,100/dive or ₱ 1,600/day
• Computer rental — ₱ 650/day

Marine fees and surcharges

Dauin coastal dives
• ₱ 150 per diver, per dive without camera
• ₱ 200 per diver, per dive with camera
• ₱ 400 per diver, per dive night dive surcharge

Apo Island Day Trip
• ₱ 150 per diver, per dive without camera
• ₱ 350 per diver, per dive with camera
• ₱ 1,000 per non-diver

• Bubblemaker (min. age of 8) — ₱ 5,300
• Discover Scuba (min. age of 10) — ₱ 4,200
• Back to the Water (Refresher) — ₱ 3,700
• Open Water Diver — ₱ 22,000
• Open Water Diver — ₱ 20,900 (online)
• Advanced Open Water Diver — ₱ 18,000
• Advanced Open Water Diver — ₱ 16,500 (online)
• Rescue Diver — ₱ 23,800
• Rescue Diver — ₱ 22,800 (online)
• Divemaster (min. age of 18) — ₱ 49,900*
*PADI materials, application fees and rental equipment not included
• Instructor Development Course on request. Just let our Aplaya team know

• Nitrox EAN Diver — ₱ 13,600 (2 dives)
• Deep Diver — ₱ 15,000 (4 dives)
• Night Diver — ₱ 12,300 (3 dives)
• Wreck Diver — ₱ 15,000 (4 dives)
• Peak Perormance Buoyancy — ₱ 9,800 (2 dives)
•Digital UW Photographer — ₱ 12,000 (2 dives)
• Others on request — just let us know

• TEC Dive Packages on request

• TEC courses on request

• Freediving courses on request

Pura Vida Beach Resort's dive center