Dear friends, partners, guests,
Here we share detailed information on the ever changing COVID-19 protocols in Guatemala.
REOPENING AND STANDARDS ADHERED TO AT LA LANCHA
We reopened on December 19, 2020, adhering to the Guatemalan Tourism Institute (INGUAT), and Ministry of Health & Social Assistance guidelines for hotels and restaurants. These requirements focused on enhancing hotel and restaurant cleaning, health, and safety standards as well as operating procedures to ensure safe traveling with minimal impact to the guest experience. Those standards can be found here.
GUATEMALAN ARRIVAL PROTOCOLS
(updated Mar 2022)
You must keep to the social distancing rules and wear a mask at all time in all public spaces, including at the airport.
Effective Mar 11, 2022, all travelers age 12 and over arriving in Guatemala by air and land are required to show ONE of the below requirements. (See here):
Travelers aged 10 and above must present a negative antigen or PCR test, taken no more than 3 days prior to arrival.
It is important to note that the use of a mask is mandatory for persons over 2 years of age. The exception is for travelers who have a certified medical contraindication for its use.
Local authorities have advised against travel if you are suffering from any respiratory disease, or presenting COVID-19 symptoms.
We are sharing the latest advisories from the UK and US below, which have important information on arrival requirements and restrictions.
Latest advisory from the US here
Latest advisory from the UK here
CDC REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL AIR PASSENGERS ARRIVING INTO THE US (EVEN FOR USA CITIZENS)
All air passengers traveling into the US, regardless of vaccination or antibody status, are required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery. We highlight some important information below:
Test Time Frame:
Complete details on CDC International travel guidelines are found here
Our Concierge team can easily help to book in a one-day test in Santa Elena.
Please do not hesitate to email our front desk colleagues with any further questions to arrange for your testing. We'll be back to you within 24 hours of your email.
Please be safe and be well.
Yes, extra nights can be added to any standard package including extensions to another Family Coppola Hideaway. Please Contact Us directly for rates and availability.
Yes, tours and activities can be booked and paid for in advance. Please Contact Us directly for more information on pre-booking tours and Guatemala hideaway activities.
American Airlines, Copa Airlines, Delta, Avianca (formerly known as TACA), Iberia, Spirit, United Airlines, Volaris, and Aeromexico fly into La Aurora International Airport in Guatemala City. Connecting flights on local airlines would have to be arranged to arrive at Mundo Maya Airport.
Yes, all of our hideaways have complimentary wireless Internet access. Wi-Fi hot spots are located close to the reception and bar areas with some access available in the adjacent accommodations. Charges for use vary per location. Certain restrictions may apply.
Yes, we accept VISA and MasterCard credit cards. U.S. traveler’s checks and U.S. dollars are also accepted.
Yes, please ask what special offers may be available when you contact our vacation planning office.