Scuba diving in Pura Vida Housereef

From Boat
Diver level
Average: 6.56 ft
Maximum: 65.6 ft
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft

Pura Vida House Reef is a dive spot in front of Pura Vida Resort, located next to the El Dorado House Reef. The site looks like a sandy slope with a flat surface. This location has artificial things like car tires and metal debris from ships and cars. There are many marine inhabitants in the area, including some rare species, so it is an ideal place for macro photography.

When to go

The best time to visit Pura Vida House Reef is November to May, during the dry season, when the visibility is better, around 30m/100ft. The air temperature is 29-35C/84-95F, and the water temperature is 25-31C/77-88F.

What to see

There are a lot of species in wrecked cars and ships, such as angelfish, lionfish, pipefish, seahorses, clownfish, batfish, and snapper.

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