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Dive Review of DiveTech in
Cayman Islands

DiveTech, Nov, 2002,

by Barbara Cordaro, GA, USA . Report 279.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Cozumel, Cayman Brac, Provo, Bonaire, St. Lucia, Florida (West Palm and Springs), Jamaica
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, dry Seas choppy
Water Temp 81 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]No deco diving, usually first dive guided, no deeper than 100', second dive guide available, limit depth to 60'.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 2 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics 2 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 5 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 2 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments [None]Cobalt Coast very comfortable, great views from second story room. Arie went out of his way to ensure that we were happy; we were switched to 2 bedroom oceanfront from 2 bedroom villa located at back of the resort (after I complained only once of roosters keeping us awake at night in villa, Arie had our problem solved the very next day). Staff at Cobalt are so nice. Full breakfast before van ride to South Shore and dock at West Bay. Dove South 3 of 6 days because of uncommon West winds, South dives nice but luckily we were able to dive North at Ghost Mountain, the Wall and a few West dives the other 3 days. Vis. not as good as we hoped for, dissapointed in lack of large marine life. Ghost Mountain a favorite with spectacular black coral. Did not do Stingray City, 6' swells one day, unable to do shore dive at Cobalt due to large swells and swift current all week. Cobalt is geared toward divers and set up is very convenient with rinse tanks, lockers. No beach but a short drive to large public beach 10 min., very nice.
Full breakfast buffet included, full lunch menu with burgers, etc., for dinner recommend Calypso Grill, good Thai and Indian food near SMB.
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