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Dive Review of Brac Reef Beach Resort in
Cayman Islands/Cayman Brac

Brac Reef Beach Resort: "Great Week at CBBR", Jun, 2023,

by Jon Sabo, TX, US ( 2 reports). Report 12466.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 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 4 stars
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Comments This was our first visit to the Cayman Islands and Cayman Brac Beach Resort. Getting to Cayman Brac was relatively easy from Dallas, TX via American Airlines. We took a direct flight from Dallas to Grand Cayman, and then Cayman Air to Cayman Brac. There is a direct flight to Cayman Brac from Miami, FL and for future travel that would be the way to go. The flight from GC to CB is via a Saab 340B turboprop with limited space for checked bags. As a result, it seems, not everyone’s bag were able to put on the plane and had to wait for the next flight. As our flight was the last for the day, we had to wait for the next day to get any bags left. Divers whose dive gear did not arrive were provided rental gear by the resort, free of charge, until their gear arrive. All bags arriving the next day were picked up by the resort a ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving US, Mexico, Honduras, Belize, South Pacific, Bahamas
Closest Airport Charles Kirkconnell International Airport Getting There Flew from Dallas to Grand Cayman via American Airlines. Immigration at GC was quick, with multiple kiosks to help process arrivals. Travel to Cayman Brac was via Cayman Airways, on a Saab 340B. One of our bags was left at GC due to weight restrictions on the plane. This happened to several divers on our group. The bags were brought over on the following day. Weight limits apply but were dependent on which agent checked your bags. Some were charged over weight fees but others were not.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy, dry Seas calm, surge
Water Temp 82-85°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 60-100 Ft/ 18-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Max depth and dive times were given at the dive briefing but were not strictly enforced.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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