Covid-19 Information and Updates
Updated April 1, 2022
ON SITE COVID-19 TESTING available!
We can arrange Covid testing for you directly on the property with the Belize Diagnostic Center. Results within 30 minutes and you will receive digital confirmation. Let us know and we will make arrangements!
April 1, 2022:
1. Fully vaccinated visitors DO NOT require a Covid test for entry to Belize. This applies to arrivals at the International Airport as well as all land borders.
Visitors that are not fully vaccinated will be required to present a negative Covid-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel or a negative result from any approved Antigen Rapid Test taken within 48 hours of travel. If no test is presented, a Covid-19 Rapid Test will be administered at the airport for a fee of USD $50 per passenger. Children under the age of 5 years will not be required to present a negative test; but unvaccinated children 5 years and older will be required to present a negative test.
2. Belize Mandatory Health Insurance will be required for entry starting February 15 , 2022 and will be $18 USD per traveler for up to 21 days (cost is for the entire 21 days; not per day). This is in addition to any individual travel insurance purchased and specifically covers you if you get COVID-19 while visiting Belize. You can purchase in advance https://www.belizetravelinsurance.com or purchase upon arrival to the Philip Goldson International Airport.
3. There are testing sites throughout the country for persons departing Belize. Includes a site at the Philip Goldson International Airport (rapid testing only). If a PCR Test is required the Belize Diagnostic Center, among others, can facilitate that particular test. Contact us for more details.
On-site RAPID testing available at Kane Villas by the Belize Diagnostic Center. Cost is $75 usd/person. Test results received in 30 minutes.
Rapid testing and PCR testing can also be done in San Ignacio at the Belize Diagnostic Center (cash or card). Cost for a rapid test is $75 usd/person (results in 30 min). Cost for a PCR test is $200 usd/person (results within 60-90 minutes).
4. Face masks are no longer mandatory indoors or outdoors.
Gold Standard Certification Program
Our secluded location and design, consisting of three private villas/houses spread over 5 acres, inherently allows for social distancing. In addition, we have implemented enhanced security, sanitization, and safety protocols. Kane Villas is now open to foreign guests as we have completed the Gold Standard Certification process, a rigorous program governed by the Belize Tourism Board, in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism. The Gold Standard Certification seeks to ensure the health and safety of citizens and international travelers and tourists. It is our top priority to create a safe and healthy environment for staff and visitors. For further details on the protocols outlined in the Gold Standard Certification program please see the graphics below and click here: