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

Little Cayman Beach Resort/Little Cayman Beach Resort : "Back up to excellent standard", Oct, 2019,

by G. Tripp Jones MD, SC, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 71 reports with 27 Helpful votes). Report 11171.

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 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 5 stars
Comments My wife & I returned after a visit in August & we found a marked improvement in the food at LCBR with continued excellent dive operations. We had an excellent room & the housekeeping services were superb. The staff is focused on customer service & all had a helpful attitude and a smile.
The dive operation is consistently excellent. Our divemasters were Jon & Anna & they are superb. They both found critters consistently & were focused on safety & allowing you freedom to dive alone with a buddy. Roll calls are done regularly & safety talks & dive briefings were thorough.
The diving was complicated by a low pressure system that sat over the Caymans for the entire week. Several days were really less than good with decreased viz with surge (Mixing Bowl) but other days the viz was nearly excellent. All week the days were overcast with intermittent showers with thunderstorms off & on.
We dived the south side one day & the bleaching, especially at Windsock, was quite extensive. From a distance, the corals looked as if they had been dusted by snow & hopefully thy will recover. The water temp was 86-87 degrees F & a rash guard was very comfortable.
Fish life was pretty good. We also saw mantis shrimp, morays, etc. we saw 3 lionfish all week. Turtles were seen occasionally.
The food really improved since our August visit. A new chef was hired & the food was really excellent & we had nothing but good things to say.
Cayman Air is always an adventure getting back to Grand Cayman, but we made it, even with our luggage!
Overall, we enjoyed our trip. The weather was poor, but nothing we could do about that. We look forward to returning soon.
Websites Little Cayman Beach Resort   Little Cayman Beach Resort

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving All over Caribbean, Truk, Australia, etc.
Closest Airport 1/2 mile Getting There Columbia, SC>Atlanta>GCM>LCM

Dive Conditions

Weather windy, rainy, cloudy Seas calm, choppy, surge, no currents
Water Temp 86-87°F / 30-31°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 30-100 Ft/ 9-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [110 ft/60 min dive 1
60 ft./60 min. dive 2
60 ft./60 min. dive 3
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 4 stars
Large Pelagics 4 stars

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities 5 stars
UW Photo Comments My wife, the photographer, had no problems.
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