Anguilla really want’s to welcome you back – safely.
The Anguilla Tourist Board recently revealed ‘Phase 2 ‘ of their reopening strategy. I think it’s fair to say that our island’s approach to welcoming guests back to our hotels, villas and condo’s for shorter stays, marries safety with hospitality.
This is True Anguilla’s quick take on the do’s and don’ts of Phase 2.
What you can do
Stay in place at your chosen accommodation and enjoy their beach, pool, and dining facilities – as well as the facilities available within their ‘bubble*.
Play golf, practice yoga, go on boat trips and enjoy other safe environment certified activities (reservations required/must use certified ground transportation).
Enjoy meals at safe certified restaurants like Straw Hat on specified days (reservations required/must use certified ground transportations).
Travel to Anguilla via Dutch St Maarten/Princess Julianna airport then transfer to Anguilla by safe certified boat (Dutch side only) or air line.
What you need to do:
Check with your chosen accommodation about what is included in their bubble* and what activities and facilities they have on site.
Use your chosen accommodation’s concierge to manage your restaurant, activities, and transportation bookings.
Always use safe certified ground transportation (booked in advance).
What you are unable to do
Walk, cycle or drive yourself to your chosen accommodation or move around freely in Anguilla (in some cases you may be able to walk the beaches to certified restaurants – check with your accommodation).
Leave your chosen accommodations safe certified boundaries unless you have confirmed reservation for an approved dining or safe certified activity.
Visit a restaurant or activity without a reservation or that has not been safe environment certified.
Break your ‘stay in place’ agreement with your chosen accommodation.
Day trip to and from St Martin/Sint Maarten or other islands to Anguilla.
Travel to Anguilla from St Martin (French side).
What we recommend you do next:
If your chosen accommodation is not yet safe certified ask them to notify you when they are. There is a waiting list and they will probably be in the process of doing so.
Or visit the Anguilla Tourist Board web site for an regularly updated list of safe certified properties here.
Use your concierge, or visit the Anguilla Tourist Board as well as local restaurant Facebook and social media pages – for updates on opening days and availability.
As soon as you have decided on your chosen accommodation and want to book your vacation it’s as easy as 1, 2, 3…
1 Complete pre-registration on the official Anguilla Tourist Board website here.
2 Make sure you have Insurance which covers COVID-19 medical costs and full hospitalization, doctors’ visits, prescriptions, and air ambulance.
3 Obtain a negative PCR test three to five days prior to arrival. On arrival in Anguilla Visitors will be given a PCR test on arrival. A second test will be administered on day 10 of your visit, for those originating from low-risk countries, and on day 14 for guests arriving from higher-risk countries.
Remain quarantined at your approved location for 10-14 days of your stay and once you receive a negative PCR COVID-19 test to be released from quarantine.
Following that final negative Coronavirus test, you are free to enjoy all Anguilla has to offer.