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Dive Review of Little Cayman Beach Resort in
Cayman Islands/Little Cayman

Little Cayman Beach Resort, Jul, 2014,

by Roger Tachuk, FL, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports). Report 7692.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Bonaire, Florida
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 85 to 87 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 2
Water Visibility 100 to Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Must dive with a buddy, max depth 110, max 60 minutes
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments I traveled to Little Cayman with my local dive shop group July 26 to Aug 2.
Highlights:
#1 dwarf frog fish (p. 359) - found by a dive master by turning over rocks on a sandy bottom area about 30 feet deep.
#2 fingerprint flamingo tongue - also found by a dive master - quite rare flamingo tongue with a fingerprint pattern instead of the usual spots
#3 the underwater topography - the WALL - 3000 foot vertical drop; fantastic swim throughs (think Disney version of Robert Louis Stevenson)
#4 friendly hawksbill turtles on most dives
#5 sharks - reef and nurse sharks - especially off the wall
#6 grouper - the grouper are roughly 25 pounds and they are like friendly dogs
#7 gigantic barrel sponges
#8 black sponges
#9 razorfish - green and rosy
#10 sand tile fish and yellow headed jaw fish
#11 conch - I ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By Craig A Wood in PA, US at Aug 07, 2014 16:01 EST  
Hi Roger, did you see plaque painted with an iguana for Craig's 60th birthday at the bar? Great trip Jan-Feb of this year. I agree with you, great walls, not the most sea life.
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