PORTUGAL´S FIRST DIVE CAMP

After a lifelong dedication to the ocean and over 20 years of teaching scuba diving, PuraVida Divehouse dream project became real!
Located in Sagres,  Algarve´s most wild and magical place, also recognized as one of the most unique dive sites in the world.

For almost 10 years PuraVida Divehouse provides high standards on training, guiding, lodging and certifying junior and senior divers, in a professional, yet relaxed atmosphere.
Cris and his experienced team of resident instructors will take care of you during the courses and guided tours. Get certified like thousands of other divers who learned with them.

Puravida Divehouse offers shared or private accommodation, scuba diving, free diving, snorkeling, sailing and other ocean adventures. Create your own complete holiday package, come for a one-day experience or choose our ´dive week`.
Start your adventure now!

 

DIVE WEEK

Get certified with the best dive education, sleep at the guesthouse and hang out with the pros and your dive buddys at the DIVE CAMP

SLEEP & DIVE

Stay in a cozy private studio, with the diving center at home, dive the house reef, come back to fill tanks and go again...

DIVING SAFARIS

Daily boat diving tours for certified divers with experienced guides. Shipwrecks, reefs, walls, caverns, macro and much more...

HOSTEL & GUESTHOUSE

Either your are coming for an ocean adventure or just to relax and explore Sagres on your own, you will love our accommodation.

SAILING EXPERIENCES

Ride the wind, exploring the secrets along the coast in a classic 35 foot sail boat

Francisco CFrancisco C

Great

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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AnnieMeaksAnnieMeaks

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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SEM_FamilyofFourSEM_FamilyofFour

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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aazevedo75aazevedo75

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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S_Wood83S_Wood83

Special

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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SirBrendanSirBrendan

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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tomBCNtomBCN

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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Erik OErik O

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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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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