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Dive Review of L.C. Beach Resort in
Cayman Islands/Little Cayman

February, 2005, an Instant Reader Report by Donald Hoft, Mass, usa
Report Number 1644
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Pacific, Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Caribbean
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, windy, cloudy, dry  
Seas
calm, choppy, surge  
Water Temp
74   to 77    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
0
Water Visibility
50   to 100    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
no  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
depth,500psi on return, time,   
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
N/A 
What I saw
Sharks
1 or 2 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
2 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
2 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
3 stars  
Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
4 stars  
Shore Facilities  
4 stars  
Comments
On board and ashore facilities were all that was necessary.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
5 stars
Food
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
N/A
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
N/A    
Beginners
3 stars   
Advanced
3 stars    
Comments  
   The weather was pretty windy for several days, restricting access to
some sites but after 10 days you get to visit most of the good ones. I was
worried re the effects of the hurricane on the diving. I found that the
corals were surprisingly healthy, but that the fish population was down
considerably from previous visits. We had heard that they were seeing
different fish after the storm; we did not find this to be so. Still,
overall it was still an excellent dive destination essentially uneffected
by the storm. The (low) fish population could just be seasonal. The water
temp was as low as I have ever seen it here, 3mm was not enough for this
old body to stay warm. Some people were renting heavier suits.
   Boats are in good shape, the crew was fine,the temporary pier is as good
as needed, and L.C.B.R. is as good as ever. Great place to hang out while
not diving.
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