Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Swimming pool
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... Mike's Beach Resort in the town of Dauin. Nice little place with 8 rooms and very hospitable people. Once again, we grabbed our motor bikes and took off for yet another day on the road. Rob ate it at the first turn and now has a boo boo on his arm but sucked it up and away we went music blaring as we cruised through the countryside. First stop was Tumbalomba bay which just happened because we had no idea where we were going anyway other than in a ...
... is diving and snorkelling with one of the best protected coral reefs in the world and a renowned place for turtles. Unfortunately the protected reef on the opposite side of the island was closed as it was damaged in the typhoon last year, but there was still good snorkelling on the other reefs around the island though so no need to worry. We was staying in a place called Mario's guesthouse and apart from the fact it was swarming with Mosquitos (like most ...
... We went on two more dives while staying at Mario's, a drift dive with some crazy current, and a night dive which was super neat! We saw really different stuff on the night dive, like shrimp, octopus, cuttlefish, and the really rare Mandarin Fish. The night dive was a great experience. There was also a group of French divers staying at Mario's. They were there for two weeks and were certifying local kids to be divers and eventually dive masters. They ...
... one of the hotels that we had read about in our Lonely Planet book. It had spacious rooms and was very clean just as the book had described.. what it had not included was that this building used to be a hospital. We aren't 100% sure of this, but every corner we turned there was something new that reminded us of being in a hospital (not to mention the cabinet that was labelled 'utensil sterilizer’). We spent our evening doing a little ...
... and so well designed and built the beach did not matter. There was a small pool in front of the dive centre and main restaurant which was up on stilts overlooking the beautiful plot of land. Our room had a huge ceiling fan which, combined with 24 hour electricity and intensely comfortable beds, meant a really really nice sleep! There is very little to do in Dauin which was perfect for us as we didn't want to do anything for a few days! We chilled out by ...