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Dive Review of Pirates Point Resort in
Cayman Islands

Pirates Point Resort: "A Very Relaxing Week", May, 2019,

by Andrew Bernat, VA, US (Contributor Contributor 17 reports with 6 Helpful votes). Report 10945.

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Antilles Oxynoe sap sucking slug

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 4 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Our fourth trip so clearly we like it. Shockingly we took a day off from diving to just plain relax and it felt great. Probably won't try it again, though.

Weather was generally fine; it hadn't been raining so there were no mosquitoes. We did end up diving on the south side due to winds from the north. The south side has more coral cover and was every bit as enjoyable as the famous wall.

All the dive guides take their roles in safety and creature finding seriously and both Gay and Michelle found us some exotic fish and creatures. And I found my first pipehorse.

They are aggressively culling lion fish and it shows. We did see a few but not on every dive.

They were incredibly conscious of our various food issues including cooking separate versions of many dishes just for us. And all of the food was delicious as in the past.

My underwater ratings are on the world scale and are at the top of the Caribbean scale.
Websites Pirates Point Resort   [same]

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Raja Ampat, Fiji, Great Barrier Reef, Bora Bora, Lembeh, Caribbean, Bali, Wakatobi
Closest Airport Little Cayman Getting There DC>MIA>GCM>Little Cayman

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas choppy
Water Temp 82-°F / 28-°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-75 Ft/ 15-23 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No deco. Return to boat with 500 PSI.
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 3 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 2 stars

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

Subject Matter 3 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 3 stars Shore Facilities 3 stars
UW Photo Comments There's a sink reserved for cameras by the wetsuit racks. But it would only hold one camera (fortunately I was the only one who used it). On boat there's a small rinse tank which could not accommodate three cameras and a table top reserved for cameras.
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