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

Brac Reef Beach Resort/Brac Reef Resort, Aug, 2014,

by G. Tripp Jones MD, SC, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 65 reports with 20 Helpful votes). Report 7697 has 1 Helpful vote.

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 4 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 4 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments This was our 6th trip to Brac Reef Resort & & it is still a first class dive resort. Our dive group from Wateree Dive Center in Columbia, SC, brought 17 divers for a week. We flew from Charlotte to Grand Cayman, then flew a Twin Otter to Cayman Brac, but half of the group was delayed 8 hours by Cayman Airways for nebulous reasons. The taxi driver, a female, who took us from the airport to the resort (5 minutes) is a piece of work. She works for the government & is as pleasant as a rabid iguana with hemorrhoids. The rooms are fine, as is the pool area. The food is buffet, & is good and plentiful with varied menus.
The dive operation is excellent. Barb & Hellen are superb dive masters & we had a great week with them. We saw a dive master assigned to our boat whom we had had a bad experience with in Saba & our group leader asked to have him changed & the dive operation director did without any hesitation.
The water temp was 85-87, clear, little to no current with excellent fish life & corals. We saw only one nurse shark, but plenty of turtles & friendly flounders. We got 17 dives in& were all really good.
We had a great week & really want to return. This is a consistently excellent dive venue.
Websites Brac Reef Beach Resort   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving All over Caribbean, Truk, Australia, etc.
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 85-87°F / 29-31°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50-100 Ft/ 15-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Back to boat with 500 lbs. PSI; CIWOA guidelines
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 4 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish N/A
Large Pelagics N/A

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities 4 stars
UW Photo Comments My wife, the photographer, had no complaints.
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