Puerto Rico announced it will formally reopen for in-bound tourism on July 15 as a part of a four-phased reopening plan. Beaches have reopened and limiting group gathering within the same household is permitted.
Puerto Rico has exercised an abundance of caution since the onset of COVID-19, with policies in place to avoid the spread of the virus throughout the Island. Enhanced policies are being implemented that follow the U.S. Travel Association (USTA) Health and Safety guidelines along with locally enforced measures.
Below is some additional information that travelers should know as they plan their visit to Puerto Rico:
• A curfew remains in effect through June 30th but has been extended from 10:00PM – 5:00AM; exceptions are for emergencies.
• Beaches have reopened for sunbathing and other recreational activities, limiting group gathering within the same household is permitted.
• Hotel pools are open and increasing capacity to 50% starting June 16.
• Restaurants are open and increasing capacity to 50% starting June 16.
• Malls and other retail stores remain open, but no leisure strolling is permitted for now. Appointments required.
• Casinos and playgrounds will remain closed until further notice.