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

May, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Andrew Bernat, VA, US
Sr. Reviewer   (9 reports, with 2 Helpful votes)
"Incredibly relaxing trip to Little Cayman"
Report Number 8241
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Bonaire, Saba, Raja Ampat, Lembeh, Wakatobi, Great Barrier Reef, Bora Bora,
Fiji
Closest Airport
Little Cayman
Getting There
Miami -> Grand Cayman

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, dry  
Seas
calm, no currents  
Water Temp
84   to    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
70   to 100    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
Back on boat with 500 psi.  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
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
Freshwater rinse tub on boat could hold two cameras; freshwater rinse sink
on land could hold two cameras. Could be a problem if there were loads of
photographers. ...
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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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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Dive Operation
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Shore Diving  
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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Value for $$
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Beginners
5 stars   
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Comments  
Little Cayman is widely considered as good as the diving gets in the
Caribbean. So why hadnt we been there? It came down to getting over the
hump of picking a resort (which sounds silly because theyre probably all
fine). There are lots of reviews of Pirates Point Resort on Undercurrent
and the various SCUBA boards and the reviews are almost 100% strongly
positive. But two issues held us back: 1) they only do two dives a day
(possible optional night diving)  whats up with that? Doesnt fit our
usual dive, dive, dive  schedule. And 2) its fixed price all-inclusive
including an open bar. We dont drink much while diving and I didnt like
the idea of subsidizing the heavy drinkers nor dealing with folks who got
out of hand. But we liked some of their other features: 1) they offer great
food (by all accounts); 2) they are sensitive to food issues (as in food
allergies); 3) they do not cater to large dive groups so you are not likely
to be the tag alongs on the boat or in the water.

So we took the plunge and reserved an ocean-front room (ocean-front rooms
are un-air conditioned; other rooms and ...
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