Things To Know When Traveling To Belize in 2020/21

It’s always the perfect time to visit Belize! With its sparkling blue waters, tropical fauna, and mouthwatering cuisine, there’s a plethora of excitement waiting in this Caribbean tropical paradise. This year has been unique, and many people haven’t been able to travel as much as they’d like. Thankfully, Belize has reopened and is thrilled to welcome visitors of all nationalities. To learn all the essential things to know when traveling to Belize in 2020 and the New Year—read on!  

Once you book your stay at Mahogany Bay Resort & Beach Club, Curio Collection by Hilton™, it’s time to let the fun begin and start planning your trip to Belize! From diving the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere to exploring the eclectic town of San Pedro, there are so many fantastic things to do! 

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6 Things To Know When Traveling To Belize 

1. Belize is Open


Yay! Belize reopened to guests on October 1, 2020, and the international airport (BZE) has reopened as well. Mahogany Bay Resort reopened on December 9, 2020, and we’re thrilled to welcome you back. 

2. There Are Requirements To Enter Belize 

Now that you’re able to book a flight and embark on your dream getaway at Mahogany Bay Resort, there are some important things to be aware of. To enter Belize, you must have: 

  • Negative COVID-19 test results 
  • A confirmed reservation at a Gold Standard hotel (see below) 
  • View all of the latest Belize travel requirements and regulations

3. Belize Has Implemented the new Tourism Gold Standard Program 


To protect residents and incoming visitors, Belize has implemented strict new reopening protocols for businesses, including hotels and resorts. In order to be recognized as part of the Gold Standard Program, a business must report daily temperature checks for all team members, practice social distancing and enhanced cleaning and sanitation procedures, implement a response plan for COVID-19 cases, use digital technologies to reduce physical interactions, enforce maskwearingand moreMahogany Bay Resort is proud to be a part of the Gold Standard Program 

4. Our Resort Is a Part of the Hilton CleanStay Program 

We want our guests to be excited about their trip to Belize and feel comfortable when they stay with us. We’re proud to be a part of the Hilton CleanStay program, which builds on our already rigorous cleaning standards. Our promise to you is to deliver the same level of reliable and friendly service you’d expect from Hilton, but with the added confidence of industry-leading hygiene practices created to keep you safe and give you peace of mind.  

5. Our Onsite Businesses Are Open 

private cabana dining

The best part about staying at Mahogany Bay Resort is having access to an array of fantastic amenities. Within our village and throughout the property, you’ll find delectable restaurants, unique bars, a serene spa, and sparkling pools. When we reopen, all of these amenities will be open and accessible as well!  

6. Adventure Is Waiting 

When you stay here with us, the best adventures on Ambergris Caye are always at your fingertips. You can rent a golf cart and explore the city of Belize on your own. You can also explore the island paradise of Ambergris Caye on your own. We’re happy to offer various excursions, including diving at Shark Ray Alley, Caye Caulker catamaran sunset sails, Mayan Ruins tours, cave tubing, and much more!  

It’s Time To Book Your Trip To Belize 

There’s no time to waste! It’s time to book your trip to one of the best vacation destinations in the world—Ambergris Caye, Belize. Our resort is surrounded by natural beauty and offers top-notch accommodations 

Check our availability and book your stay at Mahogany Bay Resort today! 

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