COVID-19 Travel Updates

Belize City, Belize, 14 July 2022—The Belize Tourism Board advises effective today, that the Government of Belize has decided to remove all public health measures at the points of entry in Belize (land and sea). With the updated regulations coming into effect, the following changes have been implemented for persons travelling to Belize:

• Belize Travel Insurance: Purchase of the insurance is now optional for entry but encouraged for protection against incurred medical and non-medical emergency expenses. For more information visit and

• Vaccination and Testing: Proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test is no longer required upon arrival and for entry into Belize at all official border points (land and sea).

International Tourists are also reminded that they must book their stay at a BTB approved hotel. Villa Rising Sun is a certified Gold Standard hotel. In addition to this certification, we are one of two facilities in Belize to have also been awarded the prestigious Caribbean Travelers Health Assurance Stamp and WTTC Safe Travels Stamp.  This ensures all our guests have a safe and healthy experience while visiting Belize. Our staff is fully vaccinated.

Thank you for choosing Villa Rising Sun in Belize, and we look forward to having you with us!