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Dive Review of Reef Divers/Little Cayman Beach Club in
Cayman Islands/Little Cayman

April, 2006, an Instant Reader Report by Mark & Lynn Thorne, NC, USA
Report Number 2480
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
All over the Caribbean.
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
78   to 81    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
80   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Typical Little Cayman restrictions of at or abve 130 feet.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
2 stars  
Large Pelagics
  2 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
3 stars  
Boat Facilities
5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
4 stars  
Shore Facilities  
5 stars  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
4 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars   
5 stars    
This is our second trip to Little Cayman.  We found this trip to be
relaxing and pleasurable.  The hotel and dive operation are run very
efficiently with a focus on safety.  Dive briefings are thorough. 
Divemasters are courteous and helpful.  The dive operation uses Newton 42
foot dive boats that are roomy even if the maximum number of 20 divers are
on board.  (Note:  Little Cayman enforces a dive boat limit to 20 divers or
less.)  Fresh fruit, snack bars, chips and water are readily available on
the boat between dives.

Daily routine starts with breakfast between 7:00 - 8:00.  Be on dive boat
by 8:15 for 2 tank dive.  Usually return to dock by 1:00.  Then lunch is
ready.  Afternoon dive is available at 2:30, usually return by 4:30. 
Supper is ready by 6:00 PM.   Food is buffet style and is consistently

Dive boat routine is as follows;  On the first day of diving, your dive
gear is picked up outside your room at 7:30 AM.  Dive staff assembles BCDs
and regulators on tanks by the time you board dive boat.  Once boarding a
divemaster orients new divers to the boat and overall logistics.  Once
moored at dive site, simply walk to the back of the boat, sit down, point
out your equipment to dive staff.  They will bring your gear to you and
assist with donning of gear.  After dive, dive staff will remove gear and
set you up for your next dive.   ...It doesn't get better than this!

Little Cayman Beach Resort is in great shape and it is always kept
spotless.  The resort is picturesque with palm trees everywhere with
hammocks nestled below.  There is plenty of time to nap underneath the
palms while listening to the gentle breezes and distant surf.

We have been to about 30 land-based dive operations and we rank Little
Cayman Beach Resort in our top 5 places to go for overall value and
consistently great dives.
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