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Dive Review of Reef Divers/Cayman Brac Beach Resort in
Cayman Islands/Cayman Brac

Reef Divers/Cayman Brac Beach Resort: "Good time on Brac", Oct, 2017,

by Craig A Wood, PA, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 20 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 9938 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, Bonaire, Curacao, Turks & Caicos, Roatan, Cozumel, Key Largo, SE Florida (Boynton Beach, Jupiter, West Palm...), Maui, Oahu, Cape Ann, San Diego, Costa Rica, Cocos Island, Panama, Red Sea
Closest Airport Charles Kirkconnel Intl Airport, Cayman Brac Getting There Flew American Airlines from Philadelphia to Charlotte to Grand Cayman. Flew Cayman Airways to Cayman Brac

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy, dry Seas calm, choppy, surge
Water Temp 80 to 85 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 1st dive 110 feet/50 minutes. 2nd and 3rd dives 60 feet/60 minutes. No decompression. Back on boat with 500 psi. Buddy diving. All were loosely enforced, see narrative.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Good size camera table on the boats, no rinse tub but rinse hose. Large camera only rinse tub on shore. They handled cameras carefully. ... 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 Reservations: I made my reservations though Cayman Brac Beach Resorts US reservations office, Reef Fanta-Seas. The execution was perfect and communication was excellent. I opted for a week with 17 boat dives, 3 meals per day, and 3 drinks per night. Drinks at the bar were relatively expensive, the included drinks seem like a good idea. The only expenses not included were dive gratuities, nitrox, and the night dive. I travelled by myself and was able to get my reservation with only a 20% single supplement.

Travel: I flew American Airlines Philadelphia to Charlotte to Grand Cayman and Cayman Airways to Cayman Brac. My 6 flights went flawlessly, exceeded my expectations. I traveled Monday to Monday, this made an incredible difference in my experience at the airport in Grand Cayman, where I have flown many times before, but always Saturday to Saturday. The airport was virtually deserted when I arrived both days, making reclaiming luggage, check in, and security quick and effortless. The usual standing room only waiting area was uncrowded. I borrowed one of CBBRs bicycles twice to see some of the island. You would need to rent a car if you wanted to do shore div ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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