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

Reef Divers/Little Cayman Beach Resort: "Back to Little Cayman", May, 2016,

by Richard E. Troop, CA, US ( 1 report). Report 8959.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 3 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments We last dived Little Cayman in 1997; one of our first dive resorts. Since then, a lot of the coral isn't there, and the diversity and quantity of sea life has signficantly gone down. One nurse shark, a few grouper, no pelagics. But the Bloody Bay wall is still very nice, the accomodations were good, and it was a good place to do some very laid back, no current diving.

When we arrived, one dive boat had just had a small fire, and another had rudder issues, so there were only two dive boats operating. About 17 divers on our boat for the morning dives, with 1-2 guides. Some tried to find critters.

There were some great dive-through structures on the wall, with better viz at depth vs. near the boat. The food was served buffet style, lots of it, but not too great. Food at the bar was better, and the pirates' point and constellation were much better
Websites Reef Divers   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Australia, PNG, Indonesia (Irian Jaya, Raja Ampat, Banda Neira, Wakatobi, Moyo Islands, Moluccas, Alor, etc); Fiji (Vatulele, Loma Loma, Nukubati, etc); Maldives (2); Andaman Islands; Mediterrainian; Cozumel (3); Cocos; Little Cayman; etc
Closest Airport On the island Getting There LAX-MIA-Cayman-Little Cayman; home Cayman-Charlotte-LAX

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 84-87°F / 29-31°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 15-50 Ft/ 5-15 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Hard stop at about 107 feet; max dive time (40-50 mins)
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

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

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

Subject Matter 2 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 3 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments No rinse tanks on deck; dedicated camera area.
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