Southern Cross Club wins 2 prestigious 2018 Traveler’s Choice Awards


The Southern Cross Club, Little Cayman’s original dive and fish resort, has won 2 prestigious 2018 Traveler’s Choice Awards from TripAdvisor©, the world’s largest travel planning and booking site. Based on reviews posted by travelers during the past year, the resort ranks in the top ten in the Caribbean for Customer Service and Romance.

“We are thrilled and extremely proud!” said General Manager Jennifer Mills, noting that this is the third year the resort has won the award for Customer Service and the first for Romance. “These accolades clearly indicate the Southern Cross Club is maintaining a high level of customer service and providing guests with an extraordinary experience – validation for the hard work put in every day by resort staff. From Chef Anu and his culinary team, to our dive staff and other resort personnel, everyone puts in 100%.”

TripAdvisor© determines the winners by using an algorithm that considers the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for hotels, restaurants and attractions around the world. Traveler booking interest on the site is also measured. Data gathered over 12 months determines the outstanding destinations in 24 categories worldwide. In the Caribbean region, the Southern Cross Club ranked #6 for Customer Service and #7 for Romance.

TripAdvisor© offers advice from millions of travelers – more than 465 million reviews are posted covering 7 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions.  The website gives people a place to quickly share experiences and discoveries with friends and fellow travelers. Positive reviews on this powerful website are excellent referrals, especially for those looking for a perfect place to spend their honeymoon.

Amazing! We spent our honeymoon at the SCC and it is truly wonderful! We were so blissful while staying there.” Posted Taylor D of Clive, Iowa.

Maria E. who traveled to Little Cayman from Sweden wrote: Magnificent honeymoon – we had an absolutely brilliant time!”

Jennifer Mills says the resort is perfect for romance and they always try to make special occasions exceptional. The secluded and picturesque honeymoon suite offers privacy with breathtaking views. Honeymooners are often surprised with champagne in their room, or a private romantic dinner setup on the beach. Mills says picnic lunches can be packed for a private excursion to one of Little Cayman’s stunning beaches – all special touches to make a honeymoon unforgettable. She credits resort owner Peter Hillenbrand with creating a casual and friendly atmosphere where everyone is on a first name basis and customer service is a priority.

A repeat guest from Salisbury, North Carolina, Doncd94 from Salisbury, NC wrote a review of his 16th trip to the Southern Cross Club.

“We go there two to three times a year to relax and dive. we always have a great time there, and the whole staff are so accommodating and friendly. Peter (the owner) has done an outstanding job in making his resort, in my opinion, one of the best in the Caribbean.”

“The Southern Cross Club, the oldest and best boutique resort in the Cayman Islands, continues to get great accolades and awards for our brand of Barefoot Luxury,” responded Peter Hillenbrand. “It is very telling that a 14-room dive and fishing resort be awarded two Trip Adviser Travelers Choice Awards for our service and romance. No other resort in the Caribbean offers the unique atmosphere and island adventure that can be found on Little Cayman at the Southern Cross Club.”

About the Southern Cross Club

The casually sophisticated Southern Cross Club, Fish & Dive Resort is Little Cayman’s oldest original resort, offering a top-rated, professional in-house diving and fishing operation. The Southern Cross Club property has an untraditional layout featuring 12 spacious ocean-view beachfront bungalows. Along with diving, Southern Cross Club’s beach-based location provides flats fisherman with access to Bonefish and Permit just minutes from the resort. Many of our guests are repeat customers who have become friends, and they often describe Southern Cross Club’s environment as “barefoot luxury.”

For reservations or more information contact the Southern Cross Club at 1 (800) 899-CLUB (2582) or visit




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The Cayman Bottom Times is news collaboration by five leading dive operators to promote the superb diving of the Cayman Islands, and keep the diving public informed of important developments and events. Divetech, Ocean Frontiers, Red Sail Sports and Sunset house in Grand Cayman, and the Southern Cross Club in Little Cayman, all members of the Cayman Islands Tourism Association, represent more than 100 years of solid experience in a destination that is recognized as the birthplace of recreational diving. With a unique combination of deep wall and shallow reef diving, several wrecks, and world-famous Stingray City, the Cayman Islands has cemented its place as the top diving destination in the Caribbean. Offering diverse and wide-ranging dive programs on both Grand Cayman and Little Cayman, the members of this dive group represent the best Cayman has to offer; Divetech (, Ocean Frontiers (, Red Sail Sports Grand Cayman (, Sunset House ( and the Southern Cross Club ( For more information on The Cayman Bottom Times contact Adela Gonzales White at or call (941) 350-8735.

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