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Dive Review of Little Cayman Beach Resort in
Cayman Islands/Little Cayman Island

Little Cayman Beach Resort: "Comfort Diving: A Destination for the Not Too Adventurous", Apr, 2014,

by Terry Rudden, ON, CA ( 1 report with 2 Helpful votes). Report 8020 has 2 Helpful votes.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Cuba, the St. Lawrence River, Palau, the Great Lakes, Bonaire, the Eastern US Seaboard, Truk Lagoon, Belize, St. Vincent, Yap, Mexico, Roatan, Tobermory, Hawaii, Grand Cayman, and multiple liveaboards.
Closest Airport Little Cayman Island Getting There Twin Otter from Grand Cayman

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp to Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60 to 120 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Depth limits (130 feet), and duration based on mealtimes.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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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
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
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Beginners 4 stars
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Comments Contributing a trip report on a mainstream dive destination like Little Cayman Island to Undercurrents feels a bit like submitting a recipe for tuna casserole to Gourmet Magazine. But letís face it Ė while most of us love reading about that two berth live-aboard in Tierra Del Fuego staffed by New Orleans-trained chefs and operated by one of the lesser Cousteau offspring, we probably wonít be getting there in this lifetime. For those of us whose taste for the exotic is tempered by age, budget or inclination, Little Cayman provides a superb recreational dive holiday just a bit off the beaten track.

Getting There

We were a group of four friends, representing a collective total of seventy years of dive experience in Canada, the Caribbean, the Pacific Florida and the Eastern seaboard of the USA; 4,210 dives; two instructors and two experienced cave divers; and a total of 228 birthday candles.

Our travel was simple: a charter from Toronto, Canada to Georgetown, Grand Cayman Island; a two hour stopover that expanded, Caribbean style, to a four hour wait; and a final, 20-minute hop by Twin Otter to LCI, baggage and composure intact.

The island is completely flat, and tiny: it took as much time to load our luggage in the comfortable, air-conditioned van as it did to drive to the resort. We were checked in, unpacked, and sipping our first punches by the pool within fifteen minutes.
The Diving

We did eighteen dives over our week-long (two morning dives, one afternoon dive, and a night dive). The sites and dives tend to be similar - drop off in 15-30 feet over sand, hardpan or shallow coral; swim to seaward toward a wall, either across the reef or through one of the many easy and dramatic swim-throughs or channels; emerge onto the wall at depths between 40 and 120 feet; spend half the dive slowly ascending the wall i ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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