What a wonderful experience

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, judias, black & white sea bream, moray eels & octopus swim in and…

great place for making friends- and beautiful places to dive

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 of house ill be back cristovao know the place as the plam of his hand wih gives you a…

Blend of peace and adventure

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 unwind. We stayed in the side house and felt so comfortable here for the…

Great Place, Great Couple!

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 and chilled atmosphere. I went diving with Cris (my first time). He is…

Special

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.

Fabulous hosts, location & diving!

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 in it. The area is beautiful and the accommodation and hospitality is second to…

Best Diving instruction in the area

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 first class, his tuition is excellent, and he accompanies this with a wonderful personality and love…

Great people, chill vibe, best dive experience

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 their friend and cook Gita can make you the best “arroz de Polvo” in the world! The dive…

Great

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.