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

Pirates Point Resort: "Incredibly relaxing trip to Little Cayman", May, 2015,

by Andrew Bernat, VA, US (Contributor Contributor 13 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 8241.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Bonaire, Saba, Raja Ampat, Lembeh, Wakatobi, Great Barrier Reef, Bora Bora, Fiji
Closest Airport Little Cayman Getting There Miami -> Grand Cayman

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 84 to Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 70 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Back on boat with 500 psi.
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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Freshwater rinse tub on boat could hold two cameras; freshwater rinse sink on land could hold two cameras. Could be a problem if there were loads of photographers. ... 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 Little Cayman is widely considered as good as the diving gets in the Caribbean. So why hadnít we been there? It came down to getting over the hump of picking a resort (which sounds silly because theyíre probably all fine). There are lots of reviews of Pirates Point Resort on Undercurrent and the various SCUBA boards and the reviews are almost 100% strongly positive. But two issues held us back: 1) they only do two dives a day (possible optional night diving) Ė whatís up with that? Doesnít fit our usual dive, dive, dive Ö schedule. And 2) itís fixed price all-inclusive including an open bar. We donít drink much while diving and I didnít like the idea of subsidizing the heavy drinkers nor dealing with folks who got out of hand. But we liked some of their other features: 1) they offer great food (by all accounts); 2) they are sensitive to food issues (as in food allergies); 3) they do not cater to large dive groups so you are not likely to be the tag alongs on the boat or in the water.

So we took the plunge and reserved an ocean-front room (ocean-front rooms are un-air conditioned; other rooms and ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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