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Dive Review of indigo divers/Plantana in
Cayman Islands

indigo divers/Plantana, Apr, 2009,

by Haryy and Liz Sandhagen, PA, USA ( 1 report). Report 4766.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Australia- Truk - Palau - St Croix - Bonaire - Aruba - Honduras- Little Cayman - Cayman Brac - Grand Cayman
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 78 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 80 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 100 feet max,
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

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

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities 5 stars
UW Photo Comments We dove the west end of the island. We have been scuba diving in the Caymans for 39 years. This trip we saw everything from macro to healthy corals and fish life as good if not better than the first trip to the Caymans we made and we have dove the north, south east and west of the island.

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food N/A
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 5 stars
Snorkeling 5 stars
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments We dove with a lot of operators over the years at least 25 to 30 trips to the Caymans. Over the 25 to 30 trips we have taken and of all the operators we have dove with none have been more attentive or willing to make sure our diving trip was enjoyable. Chris and Kate are two of the nicest and most down to earth owner operators we have met. Their enthusiasm for diving and the environment is refreshing to say the least. They both go out of their way to find special little creatures that you may otherwise over look to photograph or to just view. We would not consider diving with anyone else now that we know such quality individuals are available to us. We intend to return to Cayman and dive with indigo divers yearly as long as we are able. Kate is also well qualified to document your trip with excellent videos which she has done for us and we are more than pleased with the results. One of the other things we like is that they do not take more than six divers on the boat. We have nothing but accolades for Chris and Kate and would not consider going anywhere else. We stayed at Plantana situated on 7 mile beach. That part of 7 mile beach was Plantanas private little beach. The rooms we clean and complete with small kitchen. All amenities including washer and dryer we included. The staff was helpful, friendly and accommodating in everyway. They went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable.
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