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Dive Review of Brac Reef Beach Resort in
Cayman Islands

Brac Reef Beach Resort: "Good trip to Cayman Brac", Apr, 2019,

by Christopher Watt, MA, US (Contributor Contributor 13 reports with 9 Helpful votes). Report 10882 has 1 Helpful vote.

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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
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Snorkeling N/A
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Beginners 4 stars
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Comments We stayed at Cayman Brac Beach resort March 16-23 – very fun trip. This was as part of a group trip with our greater Boston LDS. Our family group was my wife (non-diver) and our 2 kids ages 24, 22.

The Trip:
We flew JetBlue direct from Boston to Grand Cayman and the made the Cayman Airways hop from GC to the Brac. You can definitely see many of the upgrades at the Grand Cayman airport, but there are still things to be done. The positives = much larger departure/check-in area, larger customs and baggage claim area, larger waiting area where the gates are. The good – no more waiting in security line outside the airport. The bad – gate area still feels crowded, additional restaurants are yet to be opened (signs said Subway and Wendy’s coming soon), gate area still apparently has more work to be done, the tent restaurant in the parking lot closed and was packed up during our week there…but no alternative has opened up yet (perhaps moving a restaurant back upstairs where the old one was?). So yes, Saturday in Grand Cayman airport on the way home at this time of year home was crowded, steamy, somewhat chaotic, etc…..but knowing it woul ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving New England, FL Keys, St. Lawrence River, Red Sea, Maldives, Italy, UK/English Channel, Turks & Caicos, St. Vincent, Roatan, Costa Rica, Belize, Hawaii, Bermuda, Raja Ampat, Lembeh, Little Cayman, Cayman Brac, Galapagos
Closest Airport Getting There JetBlue from Boston-GCM; Cayman Airways to Cayman Brac

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 81-82°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 75-100 Ft/ 23-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Loose guidance, but not militantly 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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