18th Street, San Ignacio , Cayo

Covid-19 Regulations

LA’s Guest House Covid-19 Regulations

Thank you for your interest in staying at L. A’s Guest House. We are happy to inform you that our accommodation is a Tourism Gold Standard Recognized Accommodation, which means we have implemented all measures to mitigate any risks for our guests and employees. The health of our guests is of our utmost importance, so we have incorporated these new safety and sanitation measures for all of us to be in the safest environment possible.

The following are some guidelines to help you prepare for your trip and to inform you of what to expect when you arrive in Belize:

On Arrival:

Belize is now accepting proof of full COVID-19 immunization received at least 2 weeks prior to arrival.
OR
Negative COVID-19 PCR TEST took within 96 hours of travel.
OR
Negative rapid test (Rapid Antigen, Sofia, SD Biosensor, and ABBOTT (Panbio) taken within 48 hours of travel

*Children under the age of 5 are not required to present a negative COVID test; however, children 5 years and older must present a negative COVID test.

*If you were unable to bring the results of a PCR test, you must proceed to the testing area where they will be required to take a COVID-19 test. Testing is at the passengers’ expense and costs U.S $50.00 (per passenger).

*Keep your Proof of Vaccination or your COVID-19 test results readily available for Health Officials. Depending on your health screening, you may be randomly selected for secondary testing. If you test positive, you will be required to quarantine at a Government approved hotel. Quarantine is mandatory for a minimum of 14 days and health officials must provide clearance for you to leave the country.

Transportation from the Philip Goldson International Airport (PGIA) to San Ignacio
It is recommended to take Gold Standard Approved transportation.

During your stay in Belize:

NOTICE: There is a curfew from 10 PM to 4 AM for adults. Children under the age of 16 are not allowed to be out after 6 PM unless accompanied by a parent/guardian. 

– While in the country, face masks are mandatory in all public spaces. Please plan on wearing your mask through the airport, and during transport to the hotel. Masks are required at our front desk.

– Please be advised that the Belize Tourism Board (BTB) recommends that you choose only Gold Standard restaurants, gift shops, sites or attractions, that we know have implemented the necessary health and safety measures. A complete listing of Gold Standard entities can be found at: https://www.travelbelize.org/health-safety

– We have implemented daily health and temperature checks for guests and employees

– Daily housekeeping will not be offered. Housekeeping services will be limited to once every 2 days during your stay (if you stay 5 nights or more) to help mitigate exposure to COVID-19.

– If exhibiting any symptoms while at the hotel, health officials will be contacted, and we will follow all protocols and procedures to ensure guests and employees are not affected. You will be required to quarantine until cleared by the Ministry of Health. All quarantine expenses are at the traveler’s expense

– Enhanced room cleaning and frequent sanitization of public spaces and high-touch surfaces have been implemented.

– Follow all safety protocols and enjoy your Belize experience!

Enhanced cleaning protocols:
L.A’s guesthouse is taking appropriate measures to clean and sanitize all accommodations and public areas in the property for the safety of guests. We have increased the frequency of cleaning and disinfecting in all public areas and high touchpoints, and sanitation stations have been placed throughout the property for guests and employee use.

Social distancing and face masks:
All guests are required to wear masks at all times in a public place except for eating and drinking.

Health Screenings:
– We are required to provide temperature checks for all guests and employees daily.

COVID-19 TESTING Before your departure:

– Kindly advise us if you will require testing to return to your home country. Antigen (rapid) testing is available across the country, by health facilities approved by the Ministry of Health & Wellness. Cost $75USD per person. Testing results are available in 30 minutes, and an electronic and printed copy of the results will be provided to you. We can assist you with getting an appointment booked while you are here.

NOTE: **The US, Canada, and several other countries now require proof of a negative COVID test for entry.

* Click here  to see the complete listing of approved testing facilities in Belize

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at reservations@seadreamsbelize.com.

We thank you so much for your patience and continued support during these unprecedented times! We look forward to sharing with you!

For information on Belize’s new protocols and FAQs, please visit:
https://www.travelbelize.org/health-safety