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

Little Cayman Beach Resort, Apr, 2014,

by Michael Wood, WA, US (Contributor Contributor 14 reports with 10 Helpful votes). Report 7584.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Little Cayman Beach Resort
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 82 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Follow your computer, stay with your buddy
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Nice photo bench, no rinse tank on board; they hose your camera as you ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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 5 stars
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Comments Little Cayman Beach Resort is a wonderful getaway: Beautiful Island, beach, resort is well maintained. Food is 4 star--varied, plentiful and even custom if you need it. Staff is great, especially the kitchen folks from Jamaica. Massage is first class. Bloody Bay Wall and surrounding reefs are among the healthiest in the Caribbean, the viz is nearly gin clear, very little if any current. The walls and "great blue" are impressive and cool to hover over. Great wide dive boats, good dive briefings, nitrox available. This is my second visit to LCBR and 4th to the island. It will be my ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Subscriber's Comments

By woodcain , at May 01, 2014 17:46 EST  
Hi Michael, Your report is right on. I first visited Little Cayman with my son in 2010, I remember a fair number of fish. My wife took me back to Little Cayman at the end of January for my birthday. Walls were beautiful, water was clear, but, where were all the fish? I was luckier than you and did see several Reef Sharks but most of the tropical fish were missing in action. I am spoiled, my wife and I have a house in SE FL and mostly dive Boynton Beach. There are a tremendous number of fish on the reef to the point I generally note, "the usual reef fish" in my log book. This means all kinds of Parrotfish, Filefish, Cowfish, Trunkfish, Angelfish, Butterflyfish, Triggerfish, Porcupine and Burrfish, Wrasses, Cornet and Trumpetfish. Then you can throw in all the Southern and Yellow Rays, Lobster, Green, Spotted and Golden Morays, and Loggerhead and Green Turtles. My favorite site in the Caymans is currently Grand Cayman, East end. There are are many more fish here. Ocean Frontiers at Compass Point is a fantastic operator, perhaps my all time favorite. Good diving, Craig
By report author: Michael Wood in WA, US at May 01, 2014 19:38 EST  
Craig--Thanks for your experience and recommendation for the East End. I've never taken the opportunity to check that out. Guess I'll put that on my bucket list for another Caribbean trip. But I'm so into Indonesia and the Philippines it's hard to work everything in!
By tgrdvrmdin , at May 03, 2014 08:54 EST  
In my opinion, I have never used a better dive operation than Ocean Frontiers. They are superb!
By tgrdvrmdin , at May 03, 2014 08:54 EST  
In my opinion, I have never used a better dive operation than Ocean Frontiers. They are superb!
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