The Holiday Inn Resort & Suites is conveniently located in West Bay, overlooking the North Sound on Grand Cayman. It offers modern facilities and an on-site dive centre.
Surrounded by palm trees, the beach-front resort is adjacent to an 18-hole golf course and enjoys fantastic sunrise views.
The smoke free facility features 173 rooms and suites on three floors offering poolside and ocean view options. There is a wheelchair accessible room available. The spacious rooms are air-conditioned and have an en suite bathroom, small fridge, microwave, coffee maker, flat screen TV and a balcony or patio. The suites have a separate dining room and full kitchen.
Facilities include the Blue Iguana Grill and Lounge serving classic Caymanian and international cuisine, a bar, a swimming pool, gym, tennis court, three meeting rooms and a dive centre. The resort is just eight kilometres from the airport, and a complimentary shuttle bus operates throughout the day to George Town, the local supermarket and Seven Mile Beach, all within a five kilometre radius. Complimentary WiFi internet access is available throughout the resort.
Dive Tech offers a comprehensive range of recreational and technical courses. Affiliated with PADI, BSAC, SDI/TDI, IANTD, SSI and HSA there is something for everyone at this professional and friendly centre, including speciality weeks for children and adults throughout the year and Free Diving courses.
Daily guided morning and afternoon two tank boat trips allow divers to explore the north walls and pristine reefs throughout the day. Nitrox, Trimix and CCR rebreathers are available. The team also includes some HSA certified instructors. It is also possible to snorkel and dive the Kittiwake, a submarine rescue vessel scuttled in 2011 to create an artificial reef.
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Enjoy wonderful wall diving, shipwrecks and superb marine life on this iconic dive itinerary, which takes you to Grand and Little Cayman. The diving is suitable for all levels and you can expect some fine turtle and stingray sightings.
When to go: Jan-Dec
Duration inc. flights: 14 days
Price inc. flights: From £3,245 pp
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Grand Cayman is the largest of the three islands and home to the capital, George Town. Ideal for divers and snorkellers, the island is known for its coral reefs and underwater walls, as well as a number of shipwrecks, plus stingrays and turtles galore.
Ideal for viewing: southern stingray, spotted eagle ray, white-tip reef shark, Atlantic tarpon, green turtle
Excellent for: Liveaboard diving, Resort based diving, Family diving, Technical diving, Underwater photography, Wreck diving