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Dive Review of Sunset House in
Cayman Islands

Sunset House: "Sunset House and Grand Cayman", Jul, 2015,

by Patricia A. Sinclair, LA, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 29 reports with 6 Helpful votes). Report 8612.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Jamaica, Bahamas, Florida, Florida Keys, Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, Little Cayman, Bonaire, Curacao, Roatan, Dumagette/Philippines, Cebu/Philippines, St Eustatius
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas calm, choppy, surge
Water Temp 82 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50 to 75 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions no more than 100 feet and 50 minutes (though they generally looked the other way if your dive went a bit long) and always with a buddy - NO SOLOS DIVING.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales > 2
Corals 3 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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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 4 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments My Grand Cayman Trip – July 11, 2015 to July 18, 2015

The Trip to the Grand Cayman
My MIA flight (first class, all on points) was to leave at 6:00AM, and I like to be way ahead of time. Sadly, AA was not on time, nor was it anything that I expected. I was rerouted (due to plane issues) from MSY to DFW (rather than MIA) and from DFW to GCM. I was not given First class seating (although I had paid for it, from DFW to GCM). After all was said and done, I arrived 2 hours later than planned abd missed the class I had set up with T at Cathy Church’s PhotoCentre.

The arrival
I arrived at Sunset House at about 3:30PM and proceeded to see if I could check in. Of course I could – I was greeted by name upon walking in the front door. My stuff was taken on over to my room and I went down to apologize to T for missing the class due to AA’s flight delays. We rescheduled for Monday.

I went on over to the Dive shop, which was still open, and checked in. I got a locker, presented my C-card(s), filled out the paperwork and signed up for the Nitrox package. Then I went upstairs and got my BCD, fins, BCD pockets and put them into the locker in preparation for Sunday’s diving. All I needed to bring down stairs in the morning was my mask, regulator, camera setup and of course, ME! 

I went back over to the office to rent a safe box, passport, wallet, car keys, cell phone, etc. went into the box for the week. Fewer things to worry about! I spent a little more time with Murphy, who was helping me with my dog withdrawal symptoms.

Lastly, I went to My Bar to eat and catch up on Facebook posting and to ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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