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

Reef Divers/Little Cayman Beach Resort: "Excellent diving, excellent resort, good food, Cayman Air horrible", Aug, 2019,

by G. Tripp Jones MD, SC, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 63 reports with 18 Helpful votes). Report 11053.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 3 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 4 stars
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Comments Our group of 26 divers from Wateree Dive Center in Columbia, SC returned to LCBR for another week of diving, a regular occurrence for 25 years. Getting there was no problem, but getting home is another story. The rooms are very nice, with 2 queen beds in ours, a mini fridge & was well appointed. The service staff is excellent in every respect. The food was not up to their usual standard the first part of the week, but ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Reef Divers   Little Cayman Beach Resort

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving All over Caribbean, Truk, Australia, etc.
Closest Airport 1/2 mile Getting There Columbia, SC to Atlanta to Grand Cayman by Delta, then Cayman Air to Little Cayman

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 86-87°F / 30-31°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 60-125 Ft/ 18-38 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions 110/50’ first dive
60’/60’ second dive
60’/60’ third dive
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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments No rinse tank for cameras on boat. Dry table for storage. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Subscriber's Comments

By Jill Rainin WA, US at Aug 19, 2019 12:24 EST  
If this is the first time you've run into this problem in 25 years you've had a good run of luck, and I'm surprised you've never heard of CA issues before. I also travel to LC and have learned 1) don't send bags early and 2) leave at least 4 hours leeway between flights to GC and connection. It’s just the way it is. Thankfully now there’s AC and WiFi at the GC airport. As for losing luggage on the way home - who cares, you're not missing any diving, and they'll deliver your bag eventually by UPS/FedEx.
By report author: G. Tripp Jones MD in SC, US at Aug 19, 2019 12:45 EST  
Hey! Never said I hadn’t had a problem with CA before, but this was the most frustrating. I looked at one of my first reports in 2003 or 2004 & mentioned it then. Love the diving & LCBR! Almost like this is the “price we pay” to enjoy diving. Take care & good diving!
By report author: G. Tripp Jones MD in SC, US at Aug 19, 2019 12:45 EST  
Hey! Never said I hadn’t had a problem with CA before, but this was the most frustrating. I looked at one of my first reports in 2003 or 2004 & mentioned it then. Love the diving & LCBR! Almost like this is the “price we pay” to enjoy diving. Take care & good diving!
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