A: The reopening date has been set for Friday, June 19 unless local
and state authorities issue new restrictions. On this date we will also
reopen the Isla Navidad Country Club.
2.- Will we be allowed to use the pool and beach areas?
A: Yes. We have information that the water in the pool does not
represent a risk of contracting the virus, but social distancing is highly
recommended. Regarding the beach area in front of the hotel, it can
be used, as long as social distancing guidelines are followed and we
do not have any other restrictions imposed by local and state
3.- What will be the restrictions for guests when staying at the
A: The use of a face mask will be required upon arriving to the resort
as a part of your own PPE equipment (Personal Protection
Equipment). The face mask will also have to be used in all public areas
(provided by the guest). However, face masks will be available for
purchase in the hotel’s boutique and mini market in case you need
-Temperature will be taken to all guests entering the resort or the hotel.
In case your temperature is higher than 99.5° farenheit, access will be
denied. In case a guest has as fever or any of the Covid-19 symptoms,
the house doctor will have to conduct an evaluation.
-You will be asked to fill out a questionnaire upon arrival.
-Food and Beverages will be served taking into consideration the
sanitization processes and of social distancing set by local and state
-In case you have any additional questions we kindly ask you to
consult all the protocols that will be implemented in guestrooms and
public areas in our web page www.islanavidad.com.mx
4.- In case I am travelling by car from Guadalajara, Colima or
Puerto Vallarta, are there any sanitary check points on the
A: The sanitary check points that exist today if you are travelling from
Guadalajara or Colima are: Tlajomulco, San Marcos and Marabasco
(before crossing the bridge to Cihuatlan). From Puerto Vallarta: Boca
Tomatlán, El Tuito, and Bahía de Banderas.
5.- Do I have to bring my own antibacterial gel or is the hotel
A: The antibacterial gel will be placed throughout all public areas for
the use of all guests such as restaurants, lobby area, hallways, pool
area as a preventive measure and according to the new sanitization
and hygiene norms established by local and state authorities. The hotel
will be providing the gel, however you are welcome to bring your own
for your personal use.
6.- Will the pool bar be open?
A: All beverage service will be done by a waiter who will be in charge
to bring your beverages to your lounge chair or table around the pool
and beach areas. The wet bar area and the bar area will be closed until
further notice to make sure we can comply with social distancing
7.- Are you going to diminish the number of tables in your
restaurants to comply with social distancing guidelines?
A: Yes. The capacity will be reduced by 50% and we will comply with
social distancing guidelines separating tables 6 feet from each other.
We will comply with all guidelines provided by state and local health
authorities in terms of social distancing and capacity guidelines. We
will also use mostly outdoor areas
8.- Are you going to have sanitizing mats at the main entrance of
the hotel? ¿As well as entrances to restaurants, meeting rooms,
kids club, spa, beauty parlor?
A: Yes, this is correct.
9.- How can I be sure that food preparation is adequate with
regards to new sanitary standards?
A: All kitchen personnel has been trained over the past weeks and
knows perfectly the norms of the Health Department with regards to
food preparation and prevention such as: use of face masks and
rubber disposable gloves, which are changed constantly and as
needed, cleansing and disinfection of equipment and work tables, the
washing of hands after each process or at least every 30 minutes.
10.- Will my kids stay safe when using the Kids Club?
A: The hotel will comply will all of the protocols established by state
and local authorities as well as the WHO (World Health Organization)
such as: sanitizing all areas. The Kids Club caretaker will always use a
face mask and rubber disposable gloves. All of the objects and
materials used in this area will be cleaned and sanitized constantly.
Social distancing and the use of masks for children will be required.
11.- Will the hotel’s fitness center and spa be open?
A: The fitness center and spa will remain closed until further notice.
The beauty salon will be open, but clients will have to make an
appointment in order to comply with social distancing guidelines.
12.- How will the valet parking service be handled?
A: The luggage will be handled by the doorman only and must be
sanitized before entering the hotel. The car will have to be parked by
the guest in our very ample parking lot. The doorman will point you in
the direction of the parking lot. The doorman or bellman will pick you
up in a sanitized golf cart to bring you back to the main lobby. The car
keys will remain with you at all times.
13.- Is the doctor service in the hotel?
A: Yes, we have a house doctor available 24/7 who actually lives on
the property. Additionally, we have an in-house emergency clinic and
an ambulance to take guests to a nearby hospital in case it is
necessary. All of the services have an additional cost that will be
provided by the doctor.
14.- How are restaurant utensils being disinfected? This includes
plates, silverware and glassware used by guests?.
A: With the processes and protocols established by health authorities,
such as washing and disinfecting utensils with chlorine and iodine
containers. As well as the use of industrial dishwashing soap and a
washing temperature of de 74 to 83°C (165 to 190 degrees F)
15.- How often will my room be cleaned?
A: On a daily basis. Using the new protocols for cleaning and
sanitization established by the health authorities. For more information,
you can consult our webpage www.islanavidad.com.mx
16.- How are you disinfecting linens, bed spreads and towels in
A: With bio degradable chemical products and very high temperatures.
They will be changed on a daily basis. For more information, you can
consult our webpage www.islanavidad.com.mx
17.- Will all hotel employees be using facemasks and sanitizing
products at all times?
A: Yes. Our personnel will be wearing facemasks at all times until
further notice and our kitchen, food and beverage and maids will be
also using rubber gloves that will be replaced frequently or as needed.
Also, all of our personnel goes through a sanitary check point upon
arriving to the hotel’s employee entrance.
18.- When will the golf course be open to the public or hotel
A: The golf course will be opening to the public on Wednesday, June
17. Tee times must be reserved in advance and will be available from
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. New sanitization and social distancing protocols
will apply. For reservations and information please contact Gabriel
Rosas at firstname.lastname@example.org You can also call at (314) 331-
0500 and we will connect you to the clubhouse.
19.- Is it permitted to cross to the town of Barra de Navidad? What will I have to do upon returning to the hotel?
A: Yes. It is possible to cross at any time. Upon returning to the hotel,
the guests will have to go through the sanitary check point, that is
located in the pier/dock, where you will be checked as if you were
arriving for the first time to the property. We recommend the use of a
face mask at all times.
20.- Can I cancel or make changes to my reservation?
A: Yes. You can cancel or make changes to your reservation up to the
day of your arrival without penalty as long as you have made your
reservation directly with us. For cancellations and changes for
reservations made with third party vendors, we recommend that you
verify with them.