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

Pirates Point Resort: "Pirates Point, Little Cayman", Nov, 2016,

by Joann Mead, OH, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 9404 has 1 Helpful vote.

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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 4 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments It seems like most of the traditions at Pirates Point remain in place as Susan, Gladys's daughter, takes over. She is upgrading some like fresh paint and some new service buildings but many things remain the same. We were there over Halloween and the party was great as people from the island came in costume as well as the regulars. There was a closet full of costumes to borrow for those not prepared (us). The food continues to be great. We chose a oceanfront room that didn't have A/C. It was OK at night but during the day it was warm. They provided big fans which were a help. Maybe A/C the next time.

It had been a long time since we were in the Caymans and we were disappointed in the fish count. Guess the lionfish had done there damage. The dive masters commented on that there seemed to be more fry so maybe the fish are starting to come back. Culling of the lionfish by the dive masters is a ongoing activity. We saw a few on almost every dive. The reefs were still in good shape and they try hard to keep it that way. We were constantly being reminded about our diving and staying away from the reef - maybe a little too much.

We missed our flight home from Grand Cayman because our Cayman Air flight was late getting in. One needs to be at the Delta (or whom you're using) an hour before take off. We were five minutes late and they wouldn't let us check in. We had to stay overnight at our expense. So, give yourself plenty of time between flights especially if you are booking your flight home separately from the flight to Grand Cayman from an outer island.
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Hawaii, Palau, Costa Rica, Galapagos, Fiji, Raja Ampat
Closest Airport Little Cayman Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas choppy
Water Temp 83-85°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 70-100 Ft/ 21-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions come up with 500PSI, max depth suggested for each dive
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

Subject Matter 3 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 3 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Fresh water tub on boat. Not many outlets in the room for charging batteries.
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