Mainly about his diving experiences of diving and snorkelling in Cayman. Went with
Ocean Frontiers in the East End. Also visited the Turtle Far, Butterfly Farm and
Stingray City. Ate out at The Lighthouse, Restaurante Papagallo, Reef Grill,
Calypso Grill, The Wharf and Over The Edge.
Did some unusual trips when in Cayman. Did an island helicopter tour with
Cayman Helicopters, and the Sunset Tour and Bioluminescence Tour with Cayman Kayaks.
Visited Stingray City with Captain Marvin.
Five day trip to Cayman, with a lot of their time spent at the Black Pearl Skate park.
Ate out at Breezes, Castaways, Davey Jones Locker, Over The Edge and Coconut Joe's.
Visited Hell, Turtle Farm, Rum Point and Stingray City with Captain Marvin's.
Their photos are at Cayman Islands Photos - by Louie and Ab
Spent a week at the Courtyard Marriott. Ate out at Pappagallos. We also ate
at Reef Grill, Meza, Champion House, Calypso Grill and Miss Corrita's Silver Sands.
Went snorkeling with Capt Clinton aboard his Seastar 3 catamaran.
Stayed at the Hyatt Beach Suites (as the main part of the hotel is still closed).
Rented a car from Andy's. Comments on how the island is recovering.
Went diving with Neptune Divers. Ate out at The Wharf, Edoardos, Grand Old House,
Deckers, brunch at the Cracked Conch and Luau at Stingers.
This report documents some of the observations and thoughts experienced on
their trip to the island of Grand Cayman aboard the Cayman Aggressor IV from
November 6 through November 13, 2004. Includes some excellent underwater photos.
Stayed at London House. Went to Stingray City with Cayman Divers. Ate out
at Ragazzi, Restaurant Pappagallo, Calypso, Ottmar's, Hemingway's, The Treehouse,
Cafe del Sol, Rum Point, Reef Grill and Ye Old English Bakery.
Stayed at Plantana. Ate out at the Treehouse, Cracked Conch, Coconut Joe's,
Reef Grill, Sunshine Suites, the Wharf, Casanova's and Antica Gelateria for ice cream!
Went snorkeling at Turtle Farm, Rum Point, Cemetery Reef, Beach Bay in
Bodden Town, Smith's Cove past George Town, and Eden Rock and the day trip to
Stingray City with Captain Marvin.
Stayed at Sea Cliff Resort. Rented a car from McCurley's. Ate out at the
Hard Rock Cafe, Marriott Courtyard Breakfast Buffet, Cracked Conch. Visited
Stingray City with Soto's, and had a family photo session with Lucy Best.
Brief trip report. Stayed at Discovery Point and rented a car from Andy's.
Ate out at the Reef Grill, Hook's, Decker's, Papagallo's, Thai Orchid, Yoshi
Sushi, and Havana Vieja. Visited Stingray City with Soto's.
Stayed at the Marriott Couryard. Ate out at Smuggler’s Cove, Casanova,
Lighthouse, Grand Old House, the Reef Grill, Pappagallo, The Wharf, Le Bodega,
Hemingways in the Hyatt, Treehouse, Cracked Conch By the Sea and Eats.
Went diving with Off The Wall Divers.
Stayed at the Treasure Island. Ate out at the Reef Grill, Athenas/Hooks,
Breezes By The Bay, Aqua Beach, Cracked Conch, Eduardo's, Eats, and Deskers.
Spent most evening listening to the music at the Royal Palms.
Hired a BMW for the day from GT Autos to tour the island.
Stayed at the Marriott. Rented a car from Andy's. Ate out at the Cracked Conch,
The Wharf, Casanova's and The Lighthouse.
Went snorkeling at Smith's Cove, and visited Stingray City with Stingray City Tours.
Stayed in a condo at Northside Condos. Rented a car from Island Style.
Did the all-day trip to the Barrier Reef, Coral Gardens and Stingray City
Sandbar with Captain Marvin's. Ate out at Driftwood, Papagallo's, Cimboco,
The Reef Resort and Over the Edge, but had a bad experience at Chicken! Chicken!
Watched Barefoot Man at The Reef Resort.
Went snorkeling at Smith's Code, Cemetery Reef, Eden Rock and in front of
the Northside Condos.
Stayed at Treasure Island Condos. Rented a car from Andy's.
Ate out at Chicken! Chicken!, the Luau at Comfort Suites, Corita's Silver Sands,
Durty Reids, Kaibo Yacht Club. Did Stingray City with Don Foster's.
Stayed at the Turtle Nest Inn near Bodden Town.
Visited Stingray City, the reef and Coral Gardens with Frank's Watersports.
Went snorkleling at Eden Rock, the Turtle Farm, Cemetery Reef and at the
Governor's Mansion. Ate out at the Hard Rock Cafe, Crow's Nest, Casanova's and
An unusual trip report as Jim and Norma are a non-scuba senior couple making
their first trip to Cayman Brac. Looking for somewhere to celebrate their
25th Anniversary, they chose Cayman Brac because they prefer low key vacations.
Some general advice and views from their trip,
impressions on who the island would be suitable for, understanding of why it
is so expensive and including costs for some of their meals out.
Visiting Grand Cayman to celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary. Rented
a car from Andy's, but when they arrived they were allocated a Suzuki Vitara
for the same price. Stayed at the Marriott. Ate out at Coconut Joe's, Bamboo,
Lone Star, Decker's, Eats Cafe, Pirate's Buffet at the Marriott,
Breezes by the Bay, Reef Grill, Bed, Papagallo and the Wharf.
Visited the Turtle Farm, Rum Point, Hell, the Butterfly Farm, and took a
half-day snorkel trip to Stingray City Sandbar, etc with Soto's Cruises.
Rented a Jeep from Andy's.
Ate out at Breezes, the Reef (and saw Barfoot Man perform), Liberty's (not
impressed with the Xmas buffet), Marriott, Decker's, Cracked Conch, Coconut Joe's,
and Smuggler's Cove.
Snorkeled at Cemetery Reef, Turtle Reef, Smith's Cove, Eden Rock, Wreck of the Gamma,
Wreck of the Cali and Governor's Reef. Also took the Stingray City all-day trip with
Captain Marvin's, and Tina's husband went diving with Dive Tech.
Also went on the Jolly Roger sunset cruise.
Visited Cayman for her wedding and honeymoon. Stayed at Villas of the Galleon.
Ate out at Coconut Joe's, Bed, Bamboo, Eats, Cracked Conch and Smuggler's Cove.
Visited Stingray City with Captain Marvin's, deep sea fishing, part of the Mastic
Trail, Rum Point. Did a resort scuba course with Off The Wall Divers.
Got married on the beach at Villas of the Galleon, with their reception at the
Reef Grill. There are photos from her trip at
Stayed at Plantana and rented a car from Hertz. Snorkeled off the beach
at Plantana, Cemetery Reef, Smiths Cove, near Bodden town, and Rum Point.
Ate out at the Lighthouse, Rum Point, Pappagallos, Lobster Pot, Wharf,
Smugglers Cove and Champagne brunch at the Hyatt.
Stayed at the Marriott. Hired a car from Avis. Ate out at Coconut Joe's,
The Cracked Conch, The Reef Grill, The Lighthouse, Chicken Chicken!, Jolly Roger
sunset dinner cruise, Papaggallos, The Edge and the Pirate's Buffet at the Marriott.
Went to the night club at The Next Level.
Went on the Stingray City trip with Captain Crosby Ebanks. Went snorkeling at
Cemetery Reef, the Turtle Farm and Smith's Cove. Hired scuba kit for a
shore dive from Don Fosters and did a boat dive with them as well.
Also visited Kaibo Yacht Club, Rum Point, The Botannical Gardens and
George Town for shopping.
Stayed at Beachcomber Condos. Visited Stingray City with Captain Marvin and
was disappointed in Hell and the Turtle Farm. Ate out at Deckers "All You Can Eat Lobster",
Calypso Grill, Reef Grill, Smugglers Cove, Grand Old House, Ferdinand's, Eats,
and Rackham's Pub. For nightlife went out to Royal Palms, and was pick-pocketed
at The Next Level. Used taxis and the mini busses to get around.
Stayed in a villa on the North Side. Ate at The Edge, Over the Edge,
Rackham's Pub and the Lighthouse. Made two trips to Stingray City - both with
Bob Sottos. Went snorkeling at Eden's Rock, the Wreck of the Cali and Cemetary Reef.
This report has quite a few follow-up posts worth checking out as well.
Stayed at the Treasure Island Resort. Ate out at Vivine's Kitchen, Mezza,
PD's, Smuggler's Cove, Cracked Conch, Myrtles adn John's BBQ. Snorkeled at
Eden Rock, Cemetery Reef, Smith's Cove, Public Beach, Turtle Farm and Colliers.
visited Stingray City, Coral Gardens and the Reef twice - with Bob Sotto and
Stayed at Treasure Island Resort. Ate out at Deckers, Eats (for breakfast),
Fidel Murphy's, the English Bakery, Bella Carpi, Rum Point, Outback Steakhouse,
Crasked Conch, The Wharf, and Hooks. Went snorkeling at Cemetery Reef,
Rum Point and Eden Rock.
Took the Nautilus submarine ride, visited Stingray City with Captain Dexter,
and used Internet facilities at Café del Sol.
Stayed at London House and rented a car from Budget. Ate out at
Reef Grill, Bed, Rum Point, Coffee Grinder and Cracked Conch. Went to
Stingray City with Captain Dexter's, and snorkeled on Seven Mile Beach,
Cemetery Reef, Rum Point and Smith's Cove. Also did some shopping in George Town.
Stayed at Seagul condos. Hired a jeep from Andy's. Visited Stingray City
with Captain Dexter's, the Turtle Farm and Rum Cake Factory, Hell, the
Botanical Garden and the blow holes.
Ate out at Chicken! Chicken!, The Wharf, Decker's, Cracked Conch,
the Lighthouse, Reef Grill, Smuggler's Cove and Hook's.
Went snorkeling at Rum Point, Devil's Grotto and Eden Rock and Cemetery beach.
Stayed at the Westin. Hired a car from Andy's. Visited Stingray City with
Captain Dexter's, went parasailing with Pro Parasail. Was in George Town for
the Pirate's Week closing ceremonies. Ate out at Chicken, Chicken!, Eats Café,
the Lobster Pot, Cimboco and Ferdinand's.
Checking out both ends of the spectrum of holiday accommodation on Grand
Cayman. Stayed at the Harbour View and the Westin, but also checked out the
Turtle Nest Inn, Treasure Island and Cobalt Coast and the Marriott.
Ate out at The Wharf, the Almond Tree and Chicken! Chicken!.
Visited Stingray City and the Turtle Farm.
Visiting the island to fix-up their property, but also to do some diving.
Ate out at the Lazy Lizard, the Reef Grill, Kaibo Yacht Club and the Outback Steakhouse.
Went diving with Ebanks Diving, Cayman Diving Lodge and Divetech for his
Advanced Open Water and Rescue Diver certificates.
Locations dived included Eden Rock, Oro Verde, Cobalt Coast, Sunset House,
Seaview and Stingray City. Also went riding with Pampered Ponies.
Stayed at the Coralstone Club and hired a van from Dollar.
Ate out at the Outback Steakhouse, the Crow's Nest, Rum Point, Rackham's
Grill & Bar, Lobster Pot and Cracked Conch.
Visited the Turtle Farm, Hell, Blowholes and Stingray City etc with Captain
Stayed at Cassa Caribe condos. Rented a convertible from Marshall's.
Went snorkeling with Captain Dexter's twice and snorkeled at Eden Rock,
Sunset House, and Paradise reef. Played golf at the Sunrise
Family Golf Centre in Newlands and went on the sunset sail with Red Sail
Sports. Ate out at the Calypso Grill, Crows Nest, Reef Grill, Bed, Cimboco,
Bamboo, Naked Fish, Almond Tree, and Casanova's.
Stayed at the Turtle Nest Inn (TNI), and then at the Westin. Rented a
car from Budget. Ate out at The Edge, Vesuvio, TNI for their weekly Indian
dinner, Miss Vivine's, Eats Café, Decker's and Smuggler's Cove.
Went to Healing Hands for a massage, and Café Sol to check her e-mails.
Snorkeled at Cemetery Reef, Public Beach, Sunrise Reef, Sunset Reef, Stingray
Sandbar (with Soto's) and Governor's Reef.
Another long trip report. On the island for a friend's wedding.
Stayed at the Westin. Following Scott's recommendations, ate out at Calypso
Grill, Eats Café, Reef Grill, Pizza & Ribs and Smuggler's Cove,
Visited Stingray City Sandbar.
Very long and comprehensive trip report! Stayed at Turtle Beach Villas.
Snorkeled at Treasure Island Reef, Cemetery Reef, Stingray City and Reef (with
Captain Dexter) and Eden Rock. Ate out at Calypso Grill, Reef Grill,
Lazy Lizard, Deckers, Billy Bones, Naked Fish, Ristorante Pappagallo,
Crow's Nest, The Wharf, Smuggler's Cove, Rum Point, Chicken Chicken!, drinks
at the Royal Palms, East Café and The Peninsular.
Rented a car from Andy's, and went out on waverunners from Red Sail Sports,
on a fishing charter with Captain Asley, diving with Divers Down, and parasailing
with Cloud Dancer Tours.
Stayed at Sunshine Suites. Visited the islands on a tight budget, so
tended to do their own catering. However, ate out at Comfort Inn, and The
Peninsula at the Marriott, Ferdinand's and Cassanova's.
Visited Stingray City with Captain Dexter. Rented bikes from Coconut's to
visit Hell and the Turtle Farm.
Stayed at the Villas of The Galleon condos. Rented a car from Andy's.
Got married (arranged through Cayman Weddings) on the beach in West Bay. Ate
out at Eats, The Wharf, and the Canton Restaurant. Trips included
parasailing, and riding with Pampered Ponies. Sunday snorkeling trip
to Stingray City etc with Cayman Delight (included lunch).
Stayed at Treasure Island. Rented a cary from Andy's. Visited the
Botanic Garden, Hell, the Turtle Farm and Rum Point. Snorkeled at Treasure
Island, the Wreck of the Gamma and Smith's Cove. Ate out at Big Daddy's,
Chicken Chicken! and the Cracked Conch.
Brief trip report. They went snorkeling at Cemetery Reef, Eden Rock and
Devil’s Grotto. Visited Stingray City with Captain Marvin’s, hiked the
Mastic Trail and visited Rum Point. Includes a selection of almost 40 photos.
Stayed at the Westin and Villas of the Galleon. Rented a car from Avis/Cico.
Ate out ate Ristorante Ragazzi, Lobster Pot, Deckers, Lone Star Bar and Grill,
Café Mediterraneo, Athena's Vesuvios, Chicken Chicken! and Cimboco and Eats.
Went shopping at Fosters. Visited the Blow Holes, San Pedro's Castle, Stingray
City (with Captain Dexter) and Hell. Went windsurfing at
Morritt's Tortuga and snorkeling at Governors Reef, Eden Rock and Cemetery Reef
Originally booked in at the Marriott, but was disappointed with the state
of the hotel and beach and managed to get a transfer to the Westin. Ate out
at Deckers, Reef Grill, The Wharf (didn't like it), Bamboo (at the Hyatt),
The Brasserie, Chicken Chicken!, Lazy Lizard, Britania Golf Club, Smugglers Cove,
Ferdinands at the Westin, and Sunday Brunch at the Westin. Went snorkeling
with Captain Marvin's and Captain Dexter's to Stingray City. Visisted Rum Point
(thought it was overcrowded).
Stayed at his old Caymanian home in West Bay that he is renovating, and at
London House. Went horse riding with Pampered Ponies, and ate out at The Wharf
and the Reef Grill at the Royal Palms. Report includes links to lots of
photos, including some from Tim's snorkeling and dives (including Stingray City).
Stayed at the Westin. Ate out at Reef Grill, Smugler's Cove, The Wharf,
Lone Star Bar & Grill, Chicken! Chicken!, and Eats. Hired a car from Budget.
Went on the Atlantis submarine, and snorkeling with Captain Marvin's to
Stingray City, and for music to Legendz and the Royal Palms.
Stayed at Georgetown Villas at the south end of Seven Mile Beach.
Diving with Fisheye at Eye of the Needle, Paradise Reef West, Trinity Caves,
Governor’s Reef, Eagle’s Nest, Mesa and Stingray City. With Treasure Island
Divers went to Aquarium, Oro Verde the wreck of the Balboa as a night dive.
Ate out at the Thai Orchid and Cimboco
Useful trip report for the photos of where they stayed and
went, including their meals! Stayed at the Westin (not impressed).
Used Red Sail Sports to go water skiing, the catamaran trip
to Stingray City and a resort scuba course. Also snorkeled at Governor's
Reef and Eden Rock. Visited Hell. Played golf at The Links at Safehaven.
Went out to Sharkey's and the Royal Palms and had meals at Eat's, Casa
Havana, Smuggler's Cove, The Brasserie, Ristorante Pappagallo, The Reef
Grill and Bamboo.
Stayed at a condo at the Anchorage. Snorkeled at Eden Rock, the reef off
Paradise Grill, the reef off Seaview hotel, and Stingray Sandbar with Captain
Marvin Ebanks. Ate out at Eats, Chicken Chicken! and Bella Capri.
Mainly details of their dives, including some underwater photos. Stayed
at Treasure Island Resort. Dives at Neptune’s Wall, Governor’s Reef, Orange
Canyon, Oro Verde, Big Sister Wall, Eagle Ray Rock, Stingray City, Exotica
Reef and Twisted Sister!