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Covid Notice


Belize Covid Notice

Here at Black Rock Lodge, we have spent the last year working tirelessly to prepare for operating in the era of COVID-19. From implementing intensive new systems and procedures for cleanliness, to ensuring that mask wearing and social distancing are strictly adhered to, we have gone above and beyond to enhance our naturally resilient location.
Black Rock Lodge is privileged to be in a setting and have the infrastructure that is inherently conducive to preventing the spread of COVID-19. All of our cabins are independent with no nearby neighboring rooms. All of our walkways and public spaces are outdoors, and our restaurant is open-air with ventilation on all sides. When the breeze is calm, high-powered ceiling fans keep air circulating. Plus, the private nature of our tours means contact with others can be limited.

Gold Standard Certificate

We are Gold Standard Certified – see certificate

Black Rock Lodge is Gold Standard Certified as a lodge and tour operator. These standards are extremely vigorous and ensure that all lodge areas are operating with the highest safety standards. All of those procedures are documented and supervised by the Government of Belize. Please find details on the Gold Standard certification here: Belize Enhanced Hotel and Restaurant Guideline (June 2020)

As part of the program, we have Gold Standard Managers who are in charge of overseeing these new protocols and meeting with all of our guests to discuss how the procedures work and address any concerns you might have. Throughout the lodge, you will find safety signage, handwashing stations, hand sanitizer, and social distancing designations to help everyone enjoy their vacation as safely as possible.

  • the option of meals delivered to your private porch
  • safety-glass screens between our guests and reception staff to assist in eliminating unnecessary contact
  • a no-touch menu in restaurant
  • Intense cleaning and sanitizing systems that meet rigorous standards

These new protocols are in place to ensure safety for our guests and staff remains the highest priority. We are delighted to welcome you to Black Rock Lodge, and we are so pleased you are considering us for your Belizean adventure. We are proud and delighted that enjoying Black Rock Lodge through the highlights that have always been here – hiking, kayaking, swimming in the pool or river, enjoying wildlife and the local attractions – can all be easily and safely accomplished in this new COVID-19 reality.

as of March 2021
  • Fully vaccinated visitors with proof of vaccination are welcome to visit without a negative COVID-19 test
  • All other visitors must provide proof of negative testing for COVID-19, taken 96 hours prior to travel with a PCR test. A negative result through rapid testing is valid from 48 hours prior to arrival.
  • Untested visitors will be screened separately and administered a rapid test on arrival, at their own expense of $50 USD.
  • If a positive result is shown, you will be required to quarantine for 14 days at a Ministry of Health approved hotel
  • All visitors arriving or departing the international airport will be scanned by thermal scanners.
  • Visitors must download and fill out the Belize Health App prior to arrival
  • Visitors must show proof of booking at a Gold Standard resort or hotel
  • The use of face masks is mandatory within the airport, border points, and all public places. The police may fine $500 for those found violating the protocol.
  • A countrywide curfew is in place between 10pm and 5am
  • Many testing sites around the country are ready to get you tested before your trip home. We are ready to help you arrange your test, which can include concierge service.

For more in depth information about COVID-19 safety and requirements in Belize, please visit the Travel Belize site.


What is the Belize Health App and its role in visitors coming to Belize?

All guests coming to Belize must register for The Belize Health App before entering the country. The App is free and allows for Belize’s Ministry of Health to check in with guests throughout their stay. If a new case arises while a visitor is on vacation, contact tracing will be much easier, and notification of other parties who may have been within your vicinity will be quick and efficient, enabling us to #stopthespread as best as possible. The Belize Health App is now available for download on iOS and Android devices.

What important contact numbers should I have when traveling to Belize in case of an emergency?

Ministry of Health Hotline: 0-800-MOH-CARE (664-2273) Belize Tourism Board Information Line: 1-800-624-0686

Should you need any further information about your stay with us, feel free to contact us:

Email – reservations@blackrocklodge.com Phone – +005018344049

For the most updated information, please visit the websites of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Government of Belize, the Belize Tourism Board or your local health authority.

We can't wait to welcome you!

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