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Dive Review of Paradise Divers/Paradise Villas in
Cayman Islands/Little Cayman

Paradise Divers/Paradise Villas, Jan, 2004,

by Mike Hynan, WI, USA (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports). Report 1142.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving San Juan Islands, WA-USA
Florida Keys
Lake Michigan
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas choppy, noCurrents
Water Temp 79 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 80 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 110 ft, 500 psi
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 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]

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 5 stars
Comments I am new to Undercurrent and have spent the past 2 months periodically looking through the 2004 Chapbook. Nothing I have read tops the overall experience my wife and I have had diving at Paradise Villas/Divers over the past three New Years. As long as we can travel, we will be returning to Paradise Villas. Why? For us, going to Paradise Villas is a sure bet that our diving vacation will be wonderful. Why take a chance elsewhere?
I won't repeat what's in the other Chapbook reports about Marc, Sabine, Vince, Rod,or the villas. The praises are not overstatements. It's all true. Here are a few things I did not read from others. There is a new chief at the Hungry Iguana. The food has gone from "good" to "very good". My wife and I also enjoyed eating dinner on our Villa porch. The frozen steaks and pork chops at the nearby grocery store have been of high quality. While underwater Vince and Rod are very good at finding the "little things". They have taken us out diving when we were the only 2 divers at the resort one day. They have been very helpful with equipment problems, one time loaning my wife a regulator for the trip when hers became unreliable, another time providing me with a flashlight when mine flooded. Vince has updated their website:paradise-villas.com, and new pictures are posted on Fridays. I will be forever grateful to the people who told me about Paradise Villas, and I look forward to diving again with the repeat customers.
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