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

Little Cayman Beach Resort: "Well run resort and dive operation", Nov, 2018,

by Hugh E Aaron, FL, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 11 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 10665.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 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
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments We first visited Little Cayman 29 years ago aboard the Little Cayman Diver. This was our first trip back. We normally avoid all inclusive resorts. However, on Little Cayman, an all inclusive resort makes sense as there are very few hotels, restaurants or dive operators on the island.

Given the limited competition and difficulty getting supplies and services on the island, one might expect Little Cayman Beach Resort to be mediocre. But that is not the case. Both the resort and dive operations at LCBR are first class operations than run like clockwork.

The hotel room was well appointed with a comfortable king bed, plenty of storage space, a fridge, a flat screen TV and a spacious bathroom. The windows in the room had heavy duty wooden shutters that could be closed at night to block out almost all the light. That made for very comfortable sleeping. The air conditioning seemed to struggle some with the humidity, but it was sufficient to keep the room comfortable.

Our LCBR package included three meals a day. They were all served buffet style with a nice variety of soups, salads, entrees and desert choices. The regular dining room was being renovated during our stay so a large conference room was used as a temporary dining room. It would have been fine except the air conditioning was really cold and the room was loud when full of people. Fortunately, for most meals, we were able to get a table on the screened front porch, which was delightful. To compensate everyone for the alternate dining arrangements, complementary wine was served every night. That was a nice treat.

LCBR has a large bar which is the center of the social scene when people are not diving. They have evening activities (e.g., trivia, karaoke, etc.) most nights for those who enjoy that sort of thing. Fortunately, It qu ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving USVI, BVI, California, Hawaii, Cozumel, Isla Mujeres, Caymans, Curacao, Dominica, Roatan, Belize, Saba, St, Barths, St Kitts, Nevis, Saint Martin, Culebra, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Bahamas, Bonaire, Thailand
Closest Airport Little Cayman Getting There Fly into either Grand Cayman or Cayman Brac and then take Cayman Airlines puddle jumper to Little Cayman

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy, dry Seas calm, choppy, no currents
Water Temp 83 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 80 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Around 50 minutes max bottom time on first dive of the day (typically a deeper dive), around 60 minutes max bottom on subsequent dives
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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments We did not travel with a camera. Although many others did. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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