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Dive Review of Pirates Point Resort in
Cayman Islands/Little Cayman

Pirates Point Resort, Jan, 2014,

by David E Reubush, VA, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 48 reports with 15 Helpful votes). Report 7536.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Australia, Belize, Bimini, Bonaire, Caymans, Curacao, Galapagos, Indonesia (Wakatobi, Raja Ampat, Komodo, Lembeh), Philippines, Red Sea, Southern Bahamas, St. Thomas, Turks & Caicos
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather cloudy Seas choppy, surge, no currents
Water Temp 80 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 60 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Stay above 100 ft. on first dive, 60 ft. on second dive. Return with 500 psi
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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Rinse tank on boat could have become crowded if there had been a large number ... 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
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments This was our 17th trip to Pirates Point since 1995 (and there are folks who have been there more than we have). That should tell you that we like it - a lot. It's perhaps the most civilized and relaxing dive resort we have ever been to, and, oh by the way, the food is fantastic. (I always gain weight.) All the staff have been there for years and are now all good friends. The 40 ft. Newton d ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Subscriber's Comments

By Douglas Garrou in VA, US at Mar 31, 2014 15:51 EST  
I've been there twice now, and this review captures the place extremely well. The long-time staff is a big selling point for me, those folks know what they're doing and are as efficient as can be.
By David E Reubush in VA, US at Mar 31, 2014 17:23 EST  
Hope to see you there someday. We'll be back there the beginning of August. I will also note, as I star rated in the original report, that the staff are extremely good with beginners. The most patient and caring group I have found anywhere.
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