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Blend of peace and adventure

Pura VIda is the perfect environment for relaxing after exploring the great surroundings through diving, swimming, surfing, cycling in the many close by beaches and paths. Coming back, after a day diving or other exploring, to Pura Vida is the perfect answer when it's time to ...

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great place for making friends- and beautiful places to dive

human kind in it best essence Cristovao and Joana are great people and very good welcomers one of my greatest dives at the cave of cathedral in Sagres a 15 metters chamber hole below earth but very good taste on decor ...

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PuraVida is a wonderful place where the care that Joanna and Cris have put into it shows in every detail. I've never stayed in a hostel that felt as homely as this, with such great hosts and a lovely light and warm atmosphere. I would love to return.

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Fabulous hosts, location & diving!

My son has dived with Cris since 8 years old and completed the Advanced PADI this April here. The tuition is excellent and Cris has proved to be a great influence on our son with his knowledge and passion for the sea and all that lives ...

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Great Place, Great Couple!

PuraVida Divehouse is an excellent place to stay. The bed was really comfortable, the shower was really hot and Cris and Joanna are wonderful hosts. They are so welcoming and make you feel at home. I would definitely stay here again. They have created a very relaxing ...

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Francisco CFrancisco C


fantastic home in a familiar environment. house clean, no noise, good for rest. Fantastic staff always available to help. activities is available in the house, diving , kayak ride and bike. I recommend this house.

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Best Diving instruction in the area

Our son starting diving with Cris after a 'taster' event at a local resort, aged about 10, and he has been hooked ever since, just completing his Advanced PADI. As parents we cannot recommend PuraVida highly enough: Cris's care and attention to detail is ...

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Great people, chill vibe, best dive experience

This is more a dive-club with hostal then a a hostal with dive-club. The rooms are nice, the studio is great and the bathroom is beautiful. The people are great, Chris and Joanna (the owners) are super cool and if you're lucky ...

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Eddie CEddie C

What a wonderful experience

Thank you Cristovao and Joana for a wonderfull holiday. Diving was superb and I am glad to have had you as an instructor. I was amazed by the variety of local species, fauna & flora. Lots of shoals of fish and sub-aquatic plants. The local fish "bodiões, ...

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Hello & Welcome to Pura Vida

PuraVida Divehouse was born as a concept, where Lodging, Scuba Diving, Education, Nature activities and Yoga can be found in one place, where people can meet, live and share their ideas and exciting experiences.

The house has ideal conditions for the wellbeing and the entertainment of our guests and, like hostel accommodation, it encourages the interaction between guests, making your stay richer and unique.

Best Holiday

Once you get to Sagres, you´ll find the most precious treasure of Algarve, you´ll feel like you don´t want to leave. The people, the unique scenery, unspoiled beaches and a laid back atmosphere, are some of the ingredients you´ll get on a very special vacation.

Everyday there will be a new place to discover and a new adventure to live.

How to move around here

Choose the accommodation style, add some fun, diving or exploring Nature and create your perfect holiday package … or just pick one from our home made.


Dive, Bed & Breakfast

Open Water Course // 7 nights

Immerse yourself in the diving culture!

Become a proficient and independent diver by doing the Full Open Water Course, living close by the dive centre and hanging out with your instructors and other diving buddies.

  • 6 nights in dorm room + 1 free
  • 5 Pool sessions
  • 4 Open Water Dives + 1 dive extra
  • Open Water Diver Manual
  • International Diving Certificate

Included: Bed in Dorm Room | Breakfast | Fully Equipped House | Insurance | Equipment for the activities

This promotion is valid between 1st October - 31st May



Discover Scuba Diving // 1 night

New to the diving world?

Come and Discover the underwater beauty with Pura Vida. We will walk you through your first steps in scuba diving and even throw in a night at our lovely guesthouse.

  • 1 Night in dorm room
  • 1 Theory lesson
  • 1 Confined Water session
  • 1 Open Water Dive

Included: Bed in Dorm Room | Breakfast | Fully Equipped House | Insurance | Equipment for the activities




Single Dive, Bed & Breakfast

1 Fun Dive + 1 Night in our Hostel


Included: Bed in Dorm Room | Breakfast | Fully Equipped House | Insurance





Double Dive, Bed & Breakfast

2 Fun dives (double-dive) + 1 Night in our Hostel


Included: Bed in Dorm Room | Breakfast | Fully Equipped House | Insurance




Experience Nature

Experience Nature

Come and see what Nature and the ‘End of the World’ is like! A comprehensive look at what the Natural Park has to offer.


  • Intro Dive in the Sea
  • 1 Kayak & Snorkel Tour
  • 1 Bicycle Tour
  • 1 Surf Lesson
  • 1 Yoga Session
  • 7 Nights
  • Experienced Guides and Instructors

Included: Bed in Dorm Room | Breakfast | Fully Equipped House | Insurance | Equipment for the Activities



Free Ride 1

Ultimate Ocean Experience

Especially created for certified divers with surfing experience.  Neptune’s guided holiday by – and in – the Ocean!

  • 5 Open Water Dives
  • 5 Surf Safaris
  • 5 Yoga Sessions
  • 7 nights
  • Special Dinner
  • Dive and Surf Guides 

Included: Bed in Dorm Room | Breakfast | Fully Equipped House | Insurance | Diving Equipment | Surfboard and surf wetsuit not included