Saint Barthélemy, a French-speaking Caribbean island commonly known as St. Barts has officially reopened its borders for tourism as of June 22, 2020. Known for its white-sand beaches and designer shops, Saint Barthélemy is now allowing visitors from all countries to enter!
Who Can Enter Saint Barthélemy?
Any country can visit. That is to say, Saint Barthélemy is not putting any restrictions on tourists from select countries and that all are welcome.
Are There Testing and/or Quarantine Upon Arrival?
Firstly, all tourists should bring a negative Covid PCR test no older than 72 hours before departure. If passengers successfully bring this test they will not be tested again upon arrival and no quarantine period is required.
However, if the incoming tourist wasn’t able to bring a negative Covid PCR test upon their arrival, they can be tested at their cost at the airport upon arrival. The tourist should then wait in quarantine for 24 hours for test results.
Moreover, if any tourists is staying longer than 7 days on the island, they will need to be tested again on the 7th day of their stay. And children below 10 do not need testing.
Health Protocols and Safety Measures
As of July 17 masks are required when entering indoor establishments such as shops, grocery stores, banks, etc. Tourists are no need to wear masks while outdoor in the streets or while enjoying the beaches. In addition, social-distancing is also taking place.
What’s Open in Saint Barthélemy?
- Hotels are open
- Restaurants and cafes are operating
- Supermarkets, boutiques, and shops are open
- Beaches are open