Covid-19

Your safe stay with us

Jumby Bay Island is closely monitoring the Covid-19 pandemic and our foremost priority is the health and comfort of our guests and team members.

In addition to implementing new hygiene and safety measures, we have developed specific protocols for the following procedures, strictly adhering to the public health guidelines of the Antigua and Barbuda Government, to ensure your stay with us is safe and secure:

Safety measures

  • Private island sanctuary

    Measures

    Space
    300-acre island with its natural abundance of space provides for easy physical distancing.
    Experiences
    Countless opportunities for memorable experiences (private dinners, beach picnics, nature walks, biking etc.)
    Security
    Private, restricted access with 24/7 discreetly observed security protocols in place.
  • Guest Wellness

    Measures

    COVID-19 RT-PCR
    All arriving passengers by air must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR (real-time polymerase chain reaction) taken within seven (7) days of their flight. (this includes transiting passengers).
    Port Health
    Passengers arriving by sea (private yachts/Ferry Services) are subject to quarantine according to guidelines issued by Port Health.
    Face mask
    All arriving passengers must wear a face mask on disembarkation and in all public areas. Additionally, the wearing of face mask in public spaces is mandatory throughout Antigua and Barbuda and social/physical distancing protocols must be adhered to.
    Health
    Temperature check at the airport on arrival by the Antigua airport and health authorities.
    "Meet & Greet" service
    Fast track through the airport by dedicated representative wearing PPE.
    Check-in
    Pre-arrival online registration with the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment mandatory for persons travelling to Antigua and Barbuda.
  • Employees wellness

    Measures

    Health
    Temperature checks before the start of each shift.
    Cleaning
    Sanitation of uniforms and footwear before the start of each shift and mandatory use of masks and PPE.
    Education
    Comprehensive training on new health and safety protocols, on proper wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE – masks, face shields, gloves) and reinforced training on the importance of handwashing, cleaning, and physical distancing guidelines.
  • Digital innovations

    Measures

    F&B
    Use of Jumby Bay App to display menus (F&B, Activities, Spa etc.) for guests to view on personal mobile devices.
    Registration
    Keyless access to accommodations with revised registration and check out protocols.
  • Etiquette & Emergency Response protocols

    Measures

    Protection
    Handshaking replaced by a nod and a smile.
    Social distancing
    Physical distancing with mitigation protocols as found necessary (i.e. signage indicators, limiting occupancy in restaurants, boutique, spa, pool decks, gym etc.)
    Health measures
    Medical personnel available on site 24/7 (Nurse and/or First Responders). Fast track access to private medical clinics on the Island.
  • Enhanced hygiene and sanitation

    Measures

    Certification
    Property inspected and certified by Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Health and Ministry of Tourism as safe to operate, with all required protocols in place.
    Hygiene
    Increased cleaning, sanitation, and personal hygiene protocols, starting with luggage handling, private car and ferry transfer to the island, continuing throughout the entire resort and the island experience. Hand sanitizers available throughout all areas.
    Cleaning
    Use of cleaning products containing disinfectant and high temperature steamers and ozone machines to sanitize. High priority on air quality and our A/C systems to enhance their effectiveness, cleanliness, and sanitation
  • Service and offer enhancements

    Measures

    Hygiene
    In room sanitizing kits for guest use.
    Gastronomy
    F&B a la carte offering for all meal periods.
    Games
    Private and personalized kids activities.
    Lessons
    Private tennis lessons and water sports activities.

With these safety measures in place, and upholding our values of excellence and refined hospitality, we look forward to welcoming you back to Jumby Bay Island.

Aleksandra Vukojevic
Managing Director