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

Pirates Point Resort: "Still As Good As Ever", May, 2016,

by Andrew Bernat, VA, US (Contributor Contributor 15 reports with 6 Helpful votes). Report 8938 has 1 Helpful vote.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 4 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Despite the change in management (Gladys Howard's daughter Susan has taken over following Gladys' untimely passing), things continue to role along with the same combination of relaxation, good eating and quality diving. This is a very good thing.

Unfortunately my dive buddy/spouse was suffering a sinus infection and could only dive the last day. We had purchased the all inclusive dive package. Gay and Michelle each pointed out that she could move to the relaxation package, pay only for the dives she did, and we'd save some money. "At least that way you aren't being hit twice." Kudos!

Our group had two fairly new divers and Gay spent time with them on buoyancy and weighting. By the end of the week they'd each dropped pounds and were much more comfortable in the water. Again, kudos.

One of the Yellow Rose's engines kept overheating and was not fixed despite valiant effort. However, it did not impact dive site location, just travel times. Still more kudos.

Brandon is a new chef and keeps to the same high standards. When there were fewer guests, he preferred to plate the meals (with style) rather than the typical buffet. New dive master Tiago keeps up the high level of dive guide performance.

We did switch from an un-air conditioned beach front room to an air conditioned "beach front" room and were more comfortable.

Have an inquiry in for next year!
Websites Pirates Point Resort   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Raja Ampat, Fiji, Great Barrier Reef, Bora Bora, Lembeh, Caribbean, Bali, Wakatobi
Closest Airport Little Cayman Getting There through Grand Cayman; the coffee shop outside the ticket counters was great

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 83-°F / 28-°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40-60 Ft/ 12-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Safety stop at 700 PSI and back to the boat with 500 PSI. 100 foot Cayman depth limit. No limit on dive time.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics N/A

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 3 stars Shore Facilities 2 stars
UW Photo Comments On the boat there is a rinse box and a dry table. At the resort there is a fresh water sink. With more than one rig, things would be tight.
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