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Monthly Archives: January 2006

The Reef Resort at New England’s largest Travel Show

The Department Of Tourism brought some sunshine to cold Boston and last week’s Vacation Outlet’s Travel Expo. Together with several Caribbean islands, Mexico, Europe and many more exhibitors the vacation spirit was high. The show attracted several thousand visitors to give them ideas about their next holiday destination. The Cayman team of six (represented by [...]

The Happiest Hour

The latest photos from Linda’s Friday night Happy Hour at our beach bar have been published on The Reef Resort website bringing back sweet memories for all you Reef dwellers out there. Some of the latest batch hold record figures as Linda’s Friday night fan-base grows like a great 2 for 1 oak from a [...]

Wedding Central

Hot off the press, the Spring 2006 edition of ‘Destination Weddings and Honeymoons’ magazine features The Cayman wedding of Andrea Simkins and Philip Watt. This two page editorial feature covers all aspects of the wedding that took place last summer. The Reef Resort was ‘Wedding Central’ for just under 90 guests, who traveled from around [...]

Mann Power

Michael Mann is back in the hot seat taking care of all our Reefians and bringing some extra life to the place. Great news! Michael has not only returned to The Reef but has also brought back the ‘Star Gazing’ weekly event – hosted by The Mann himself at 7pm on Sundays (just after Happy [...]

The Fish Report

Another whopper of a day for Ecoventures yesterday. Captain Joey and 1st Mate Shane hooked up this huge Yellow Fin Tuna and friend (Barracuda) yesterday afternoon. Joey is seen here standing on our beach with his catch. There was plenty to go round and the fresh Yellow Fin tasted beautiful, grilled with a sprinkle of [...]

Caribbean Creativity

We’re not all sand, sun and sea you know. The Cayman Islands are the only location in the Caribbean to have their own International Arts Festival, held from 10th of February 2006 until the 18th. Traditional entertainment comes in the form of The World Famous Harlem Gospel Choir – reputed to be one of the [...]

Pied Peart

Thanks to Jim and Sharon Van Dyke who sent in these ‘action’ photos of John ‘The Pied Piper’ Peart, one of the Reef Resort Maintenance Crew. John has pioneered the lunch-time fish feeding from our dock which, as you can see, is proving popular – especially with the scale-skinned community (that’s the fish I’m talking [...]

Go East

When TomCayman (of The Reef) and Steve (of Ocean Frontiers) originated the ‘Go East’ initiative, little did they know that their angle would be co-opted by the Ministry. Extract of Article from Cayman Net News: THE Ministry of Tourism’s “Go East” initiative, which intends to create more business opportunities in East End and North Side, [...]

Crowing about Cayman

I’m not about to divulge the secret as to how Odd Blog got a ticket to the Ritz Carlton Grand Opening on Saturday night, but I will tell you that I did The Reef proud by getting a couple of blurred close-ups of Sheryl Crow as she sang to the fizz-filled party-goers. While you may [...]

Love is in the air…

This is Sara & Jamie’s story and it started almost two years ago with a romantic dinner at a Barefoot Man night (click here for the pictures). Jamie proposed to Sara that night and of course – she said YES!The romance continues and they reported a new arrival to this planet – little ‘Cayman Rose’ [...]

A mate for Castro ?

The Grand Cayman Marriott has followed in the footsteps of The Reef and they now have their own feathered friend, a young lady by the name of Ruby… hmm.. a friend for Castro perhaps ?

A Lad in Cave

….. Yes it’s a groaner, but I couldn’t resist. Superdave is demonstrating the wonders of the Ecoventures Cave and Woodland Treck:1) You can explore something that you will not find anywhere else in Cayman 2) you can get the person in front of you to take a picture that makes you look like you’re crawling [...]