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Dive Review of Pirates Point Resort in
Cayman Islands/Little Cayman

January, 2014, an Instant Reader Report by David E Reubush, VA, US
Top Contributor   (42 reports, with 5 Helpful votes)
Report Number 7536
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Australia, Belize, Bimini, Bonaire, Caymans, Curacao, Galapagos, Indonesia
(Wakatobi, Raja Ampat, Komodo, Lembeh), Philippines, Red Sea, Southern
Bahamas, St. Thomas, Turks & Caicos
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
cloudy  
Seas
choppy, surge, no currents  
Water Temp
80   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
5
Water Visibility
60   to 100    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
Stay above 100 ft. on first dive, 60 ft. on second dive.  Return with 500
psi  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
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
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
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Boat Facilities
3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
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Shore Facilities  
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Comments
Rinse tank on boat could have become crowded if there had been a large
number  ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
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Food
5 stars
Service and Attitude
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Shore Diving  
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
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Beginners
5 stars   
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Comments  
This was our 17th trip to Pirates Point since 1995 (and there are folks who
have been there more than we have).  That should tell you that we like it -
a lot.  It's perhaps the most civilized and relaxing dive resort we have
ever been to, and, oh by the way, the food is fantastic.  (I always gain
weight.)  All the staff have been there for years and are now all good
friends.  The 40 ft. Newton d ...
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Subscriber's Comments

By Dugaru at Mar 31, 2014 15:51 EST  
I've been there twice now, and this review captures the place extremely
well.  The long-time staff is a big selling point for me, those folks know
what they're doing and are as efficient as can be.
By Mach10 at Mar 31, 2014 17:23 EST  
Hope to see you there someday.  We'll be back there the beginning of
August.  I will also note, as I star rated in the original report, that the
staff are extremely good with beginners.  The most patient and caring group
I have found anywhere.
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