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

Reef Divers/Little Cayman Beach Resort, Jul, 2007,

by Tripp Jones, SC, USA (Top Contributor Top Contributor 72 reports with 28 Helpful votes). Report 3441.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 2 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments This was our dive shop's( Wateree Dive Center, Columbia, S.C.) 5th trip to Little Cayman Beach Resort. Getting there is always an adventure anytime you fly Cayman Air. The resort is clean, and well manicured. The rooms were clean and comfortable.The food was adequate, plentiful and quite good. The food was better now than the last two times we were there (2001 and 2004). The Bar is OK, with pricey drinks and beer, but good, nonetheless. There was plenty of time for eating and getting ready to dive without being rushed to get to the boat.

The dive operation is excellent.Briefings were well presented and the maps/diagrams by the staff were most helpful. The boats are Newton 46's and were clean, well maintained and we had no problems during the week. The staff would allow you to dive your own profile, but were available to show critters to those interested. Phil and Adrienne were excellent and I would ask for them again. We saw turles about every dive, and also Reef sharks and Nurse sharks also. Rays were seen frequently. It was good to see more Grouper now than in the past two visits. The viz was anywhere from 70 feet on the reef to 125 feet on the wall. There was no current and bottom times were adequate and we felt not rushed at all.

LCBR and Reef Divers are a great combination and we look forward to returning in a year or two. Grand Cayman's airport is always a hassle, but that's the only way to get to Little Cayman. I'll put up with the hassle to get there again. This is a great place to dive and stay in a great marine park.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Truk, Belize, Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Caymans, Cozumel, Bonaire, Curacao, St. Kitts.
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, noCurrents
Water Temp 81-84°F / 27-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 70-125 Ft/ 21-38 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 110 feet first dive, 60 feet 2nd dive.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics 4 stars

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities 4 stars
UW Photo Comments My wife said was adequate.
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