Located in Sagres, PuraVida Divehouse is a 5-minute walk from Martinhal and Mareta beaches. It offers a fully certified PADI and SSI Scuba Diving School and Center and free WiFi on site. This former holiday house was totally restored and now offers private and shared accommodations. The studio includes an equipped kitchenette and a private bathroom. The dorm room has access to shared facilities. Guests of the dorm are welcome to use the shared kitchen facilities to prepare their meals. Barbecue facilities are also available to all guests, and hammocks are spread through PuraVida Divehouse for a soothing nap. After a day of diving, return to the Divehouse and enjoy a Yoga session to unwind. Meet other guests at the shared living room with a fireplace, and share your experiences. Sagres Fortress is a 6-minute drive from the B&B, and São Vicente Cape Lighthouse is 15 minutes’ driving. Faro International Airport is 74 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

PuraVida Divehouse has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 18, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

FREE parking!


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
1 sofa bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Sagres
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Micaela
    Very pretty and beach vibes. Very chill and great space to relax. A lot of natural light. Amaizing decoration and privacy too.
  • Rodrigo
    I spent my weekend there diving we them and the entire staff was super attentive, they always made sure that i felt confortable and everything went awesome, they even sent me back a book that i had forgotten which was very attentive. I would stay...
  • Cindi
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location was awesome, a few steps from the beach. The Dive House itself is cozy and sweet spot. But truly, the exceptional stellar staff were such sweet and beautiful people, they made it very special and feel like home.
  • C
    Very chill atmosphere and everyone was super friendly.
  • Yuval
    Great beautiful place. Very cozy and quiet. Family vibes house. Everyone was friendly and helpful. Would recommend it to anyone .
  • David
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The shared dorm room was satisfactory as was the shared bathroom and shower. but on the night I stayed in late January it was colder than normal. There were no blankets to be found and everyone was cold, so a resourceful French guy went out and...
  • Edward
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Pura Vida is a sweet mix between a hostel and a dive shop. Although most guests are not divers, it’s the best to share adventures with the people you’re staying with.
  • Martin
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    All stuff were really friendly and helpful everything was such a nice experience!! feels there like home! many thanks!☕️☀️🍊
  • Andyleecooper
    Lovely experience. The host and volunteers were amazing. Missing them already. Fantastic value and family home feeling. Also, diving and surfing!
  • Eva
    Perfect place with super cozy atmosphere and great staff! Ultra recommended.

Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, is it possible to drop off luggage before check in and after checkout ?

    Hello, yes but we do not have a place to lock it in.
    Answered on 1 December 2021
  • Hi! confused with the booking selection. There’s a 4 bed dorm room - single occupancy and then you can choose two rooms? What does that mean?

    Hello we only have two 4 bed dorm rooms, they have the same configuration. We do have private apartments, normally we call them studios because they ..
    Answered on 14 July 2022
  • If sleeping in the dorms do we need sleeping bags??

    Hello, no need. We offer beds.
    Answered on 7 August 2023
  • hi, do you have rooms only for share with other quests? or you have room separate for couple? thanks Katja

    Hello! we do have 2 studios as well. You can check on the booking page for availability. Kind regards PuraVida team :)
    Answered on 10 February 2023
  • Hello:) Is there any place to lock my stuff? Thank you!:)

    hello, we have a room where we can keep your luggage for a few hours.
    Answered on 7 August 2023
  • Can you offer a discount for longer stays?

    We offer discount for longer stays.
    Answered on 26 February 2021
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Managed by Cristóvão & Joana Catarino

Company review score: 9.3Based on 525 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

Just being so close to the beach and to the ocean makes us already happy! hanging out and spending time with our clients, diving, climbing, surfing and others make our days full of joy!

Property info

PuraVida opened in 2013 with a big will of receiving guests and making their holidays different. Being relaxed in a familiar atmosphere actually gave us the exact feeback and return that we never expected! Our accommodation is based on trust, a sense of community, and family.

Neighborhood info

We are close to everything we need, just walking... beaches, restaurants, post office, pharmacy, and shops all over..

Languages Spoken


Area info *

Amenities of PuraVida Divehouse
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Beach
  • Water sports facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Canoeing
    Additional charge
  • Darts
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Yoga classes
  • Beach umbrellas
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

House rules

PuraVida Divehouse takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM


From 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of EUR 5 is required on arrival. That's about 5.33USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 3 are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

3 - 5 years
Extra bed upon request
6+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 15 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Payments by Booking.com

Booking.com takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that the 50% deposit charged on day of booking must be paid by bank transfer. The property will contact guests with further details. The remaining amount will be charged in cash at check-in.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform PuraVida Divehouse of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

License number: 9492/AL

A damage deposit of EUR 5 is required on arrival. That's about 5.33USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about PuraVida Divehouse

  • PuraVida Divehouse is 0.6 miles from the center of Sagres. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The nearest beach is 1,000 feet from PuraVida Divehouse. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at PuraVida Divehouse may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at PuraVida Divehouse can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 5.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Check-in at PuraVida Divehouse is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at PuraVida Divehouse include:

    • Studio
    • Dorm Room
    • Bed in Dorm

  • PuraVida Divehouse offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Canoeing
    • Darts
    • Beachfront
    • Horseback riding
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Yoga classes
    • Beach