COVID-19 Travel Updates
Belize’s Tourism Gold Standard Certification Program
Villa Rising Sun is a certified Gold Standard hotel. In addition to this certification, we have also taken additional proactive and voluntary steps to ensure all our customers have a safe and healthy experience.
Masks are required when in public spaces but not while at Villa Rising Sun but we will always wear a mask to protect you. However, while in country facemasks are mandatory in all public spaces except our many restaurants and on aquatic tours, and you’re advised to practice social distancing and proper hand hygiene, to protect yourself and others you come in contact with.
The following are some guidelines to help you prepare for your trip and know what to expect when you arrive in Belize.
Before Your Visit
- Download the Belize Health App and complete the required information prior to boarding the flight to Belize, but not more than 72 hours before arrival. A QR code with a unique ID number will be returned to you, and will be used for contact tracing while in Belize.
-Download for iOS https://apps.apple.com/us/app/id1526504478
-Download for Android https://sib.org.bz/downloads/com.gob.travelhealth.apk
We encourage you to take a Covid-19 PCR test within 72 hours of travel to Belize, as a negative result will allow for a ‘fast track’ arrival process. If you do not bring a test, allow about 1/2 hour additional time. A positive test result will require you to quarantine with at an approved hotel, at your expense, until the Ministry of Health provides clearance. Here is a new at home PCR test Lets Get Checked
For more information on the new destination protocols and frequently asked questions, please visit: https://www.travelbelize.org/health-safety
Thank you for choosing Belize, and we look forward to having you with us!