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

Pirates Point Resort: "Pirates Point Resort after passing of Gladys Howard", Nov, 2015,

by Susan, CA, US ( 1 report). Report 8645.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Throughout the Caribbean and Central America, Red Sea, Indonesia
Closest Airport Little Cayman Getting There book early, the connection between Grand Cayman and Little Cayman is often difficult to book

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 84 to Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 75 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No deco, first dive maximum 100 feet, second dive maximum 60 feet, no limit on duration
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 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 3 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 5 stars
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Comments Impact of the passing of founder Gladys Howard
A sad event, but not unexpected. Her daughter Susan Howard and grand-daughter Antonia now own the resort. Susan was there and told us that she intends to keep the resort and continue its traditions, only better. She is planning to spend a considerable amount of time there for the foreseeable future. Gay Morse, who has had day to day management responsibility for the resort for years, told us she was happy with the outcome.

Facilities
Well maintained. Not luxurious, but good quality. Ed Morse continues to keep everything working well at the resort. Any problems we saw were dealt with quickly.
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Subscriber's Comments

By huntzing at Nov 20, 2015 21:05 EST  
Ah, playing Mexican Train. You know you've made it when you get invited to play at the "adults" table ... and then get to hear Gladys fluently curse at you if you make the mistake of beating her! Going to miss her.
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