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Dive Review of Conch Club divers in
Cayman Islands

Conch Club divers, Dec, 2006,

by Susan Durchslag, Ohio, USA . Report 3153.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments [None]Our trip to Little Cayman began on January 2nd with a long day 2 stops to get there. We arrived at 5:30 pm just enough time to do alittle grocery shopping. We were very pleased with the accommodations at Paradise Villas. All units are ocean front with porches looking out to sea. Each had a bedroom, kitchenette and sitting area besides. The location was great, right next to the airport and next to the small shopping area. Bicycles were provided for island exploring. The units were very comfortable, clean and quite. Marc the manager goes out of his way to have a smooth running operation. Even the snorkling was good right off the little beach to the left of the property (lobsters, flouder, squid +).

Diving was with the Conch Club Divers. 2 am dives and afternoon dive was there schedule. A night dive could be arranges with another dive operation. Three dive masters on a boat and the number of people varied from 15 to twenty. Even with twenty people everything was well managed. Anne, Ben and Tim were excellent in the water finding small and unusual fish. A very well run operation. We were lucky to dive the North side on all 6 days which is unusual for that time of year. (This is the site of Blooy Bay Marine Park)

We usually ate and the Hungry Iguana (resident Iguana Janet usually there). The food was good to very good, often with leftovers for lunch the next day. We did go to Southern Cross for the Friday barbeque and it was excellent.

If you are looking for laid back and quite this is the place. Also Little Cayman is home to the red footed booby and there was an area to observe them which was a 3 minute bicycle ride away at the Trust House (don't miss the ice cream there).

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Cayman Brac, Grand Cayman, Grand Turk, Provo, Belize, Bahamas, San Salvador and Roaton
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas choppy
Water Temp 80-85°F / 27-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 80-100 Ft/ 24-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]The first dive was usally set about 45 minutes 80 feet depth and the 2nd dive 60 minutes depth 60 feet.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 3 stars

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

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]
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