COVID-19 Update and What to Expect

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Keeping you safe

Resort updates on services and facilities abiding by the relevant measures against the spread of Covid-19


The health and wellbeing of our Guests and Staff are our priority, we kindly seek your understanding for the following requirements and implementations. We are here to make your stay as pleasant and memorable as always, and will do our utmost to assist you within the legal requirements.

Upon arrival, there will be a screening procedure that may include temperature checking and questions regarding health and recent travel. Please help us to maintain the safety of our public areas by complying with local regulations, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask covering mouth and nose whenever you are in public areas of the resort, unless you are eating, swimming or actively practising sport.

We are extremely thankful for your support and understanding.

Important Information


Ensure you have with you a valid ID or Passport which will be required at check-in for every room occupant. As per the Decree and Orders of the President of the Republic of Cyprus, issued by the Ministry of Health with regards to the prevention of the spread of Covid-19 virus, Guests are legally allowed into hospitality venues provided they show proof of holding a Safe Pass consisting of:

A.   A valid certificate of a completed vaccination for COVID-19 or a valid certificate of recovery from COVID-19

B.    If such persons are 6 to 17 years old, a negative laboratory PCR test or a rapid antigen detection test for COVID-19, with the sampling having been carried out within 72 hours

C.    If such persons cannot be vaccinated due to a medical issue, the medical certificate issued by the Ministry of Health and a negative laboratory PCR test or a rapid antigen detection test for COVID-19 with the sampling having been carried out within 72 hours

D.   If such persons have completed their vaccination and a timeframe of 7 months has elapsed without getting the booster shot, the vaccination certificate and a negative laboratory PCR test with the sampling having been carried out within the last 72 hours, or a rapid antigen detection test for COVID-19 with the sampling having been carried out within the last 48 hours

E.    Either a vaccination certificate for the first dose if it is a two-dose vaccine and a vaccination date that does not exceed 35 days, or a vaccination certificate for a single-dose vaccine for the first 14 days since the vaccination date, as well as a negative laboratory test (PCR) with sampling having been carried out within the last 72 hours, or a rapid antigen detection test for COVID-19 with sampling having been carried out within the last 48 hours

F.    If such persons are not vaccinated a rapid antigen detection test for COVID-19 with the sampling having been carried out within the last 48 hours or a negative laboratory PCR test with the sampling having been carried out within the last 72 hours and for persons 6-17 years old a rapid antigen detection test for COVID-19 with or a negative laboratory PCR test the sampling having been carried out within the last 72 hours.

Please also note:

* Wearing a protective mask is mandatory in all indoor and outdoor public areas. Areas where people are seated whilst consuming food and beverage are excluded from this provision. Also exempted are beaches, swimming pools and instances where persons are exercising.

* Admission to social events, such as weddings, christenings, and catering areas within hotel units, are allowed provided the guests show proof of holding a Safe Pass.

* Hebe SPA’ sauna, steam bath, jacuzzi and the gym are accessible upon booking only: due to limited space we recommend reserving your preferred time at your earliest convenience.

* The Den Kids Club is accessible upon booking only, please make a reservation at your earliest convenience. Children can swim in the indoor heated pool from 9am until 2pm.

* It is not mandatory for persons under 6 years old to present a negative laboratory PCR test or a rapid antigen detection test for COVID-19.

  • SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES
    • Courtesy signage throughout our Resort reminds guests about the required social distancing, public area occupancy and capacity limits, in compliance with local protocols.
    • Hand sanitizing dispensers are located at every outlet or building entrance, including lifts.
    • All our staff members wear a respiratory protective mask, Front Desk and Spa reception desk are complemented by plexiglass shields.
    • A sign is placed next to each property elevator displaying the maximum number of people allowed to enter and recommending the use of face masks. Exception to the maximum capacity is made for guests occupying the same suite.
  • DIAMOND SAIL CLUB MEMBERS
    • Our loyal customers will not see any change in their Diamond Sail Club membership’s acquired benefits.

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  • HOUSEKEEPING ENHANCED CLEANING PROTOCOLS
    • Every suite is thoroughly cleaned and sanitized prior to, during guests’ stay and upon departure. Please be informed that between back-to-back occupancy of the same suite, this must be kept vacant for 2 hours for permitting adequate aeration. We count on your understanding for any delay in the assignment of a suite upon check-in.
    • Our suite cleaning and sanitation procedure have been upgraded: our team use only cleaning products approved by the Health & Safety authorities.
    • Regular suites’ turn-down service is provided between 6pm and 9pm: Guests can choose to decline this service by informing the Front Desk.
    • Guests can choose the frequency of suite cleaning and linen change upon arrival.
    • The suite cleaning takes place only when guests are not in the suite, unless specifically otherwise permitted by the Guest.
    • Suite linen is changed daily, unless otherwise requested by Guests. Linen is washed in a hot-water cycle (90°C) with laundry detergent. If a hot-water cycle cannot be performed (due to the characteristics of the material) other sanitizing products will be added to the wash cycle.
    • In our efforts to be as environmentally friendly as possible, as well as compliant with Covid-19 measures, we have kept only the most necessary information printed on a one use or a cleanable sheet in the suites.
  • RESORT FACILITIES

    HEBE SPA, Sports & Relaxation

    • SPA treatment rooms: please note that between treatments we observe a 30-minute gap to sanitize and aerate rooms and equipment
    • Jacuzzi, Steam Bath & Sauna accessible only upon booking, please note that a reasonable time gap between usage is observed to sanitize the rooms
    • Lockers available upon request at SPA reception
    • Changing rooms and showers restricted use as located in enclosed areas
    • Gym accessible only upon booking; hand sanitizers and machines' disinfectant available in wall-mounted dispensers
    • Fitness studio classes booking is mandatory
    • Squash & tennis courts accessible upon booking
    • Face, beach towels, bathrobes and complimentary bottled water can be collected from the SPA reception
    • Our team ensures regular cleaning and sanitizing of equipment, however, we encourage our guests to disinfect gym machines or tools after use

    We warmly recommend reserving the above SPA facilities in advance to avoid disappointment. For children’s access to the indoor pool, please visit the HEBE SPA facilities page.

     

    Beach & Swimming Pools 

    Sun umbrellas are distanced at 3m from each other as per protocols. We regret we might not be in the position to move or add sunbeds.

    The Den Kids Club & Cub Life Crèche 

    • The Den Kids Club: limited capacity, accessible only upon reservation
    • Cub Life Crèche (up to 3yrs old): available upon booking, at a fee
    • Our Childcare Supervisor is certified in Childcare Covid-19 Safety
    • The Kids Club team perform regular cleaning and sanitizing of the toys and playing kits.

    Due to the Kids Club limited capacity, we strongly recommend making a reservation for your children well in advance.

  • FOOD & BEVERAGE OUTLETS

    Restaurant & Bar Facilities
    We recommend making a reservation for your main meals, especially during weekends, and for families with young children we warmly suggest early dining.

    • Breakfast (á la Carte or Buffet Serving) are operated with social distancing guidelines, sanitizer and PPE available. The practice of regular cleaning and disinfection of facilities and equipment has been implemented.
    • In dining areas there is a minimum table distancing of 1 metres both indoors and outdoors which we must observed by law, we therefore have limited space for adding or moving tables and chairs.
    • A maximum of 10 guests can be accommodated at one table.
    • Food and drinks can only be served to guests seated at tables; drinks cannot be served at bar counters.
    • We have replaced our traditional menus with single use and sanitizable laminated menus.
    • Disinfection of tables, chairs and utensils is completed after guests leave their table.
    • Signs have been placed on the floor to assist in keeping to the required 2 metre distance.
    • We recommend electronic payments whenever possible and that cash payments are avoided.
    • We recommend sanitizing hands upon entering any Food & Beverage Outlets – whether indoor or outdoor.

The information provided on this page reflects the current situation as per the latest Cyprus Government announcement, which may change, hence our services and facilities may be revised accordingly. For the latest property information and Resort facility bookings during your stay,
please contact us directly.

Although the journey to our intimate corner of paradise may now be slightly different, we promise we will strive to deliver the same high-quality service and offer the sincere and warm welcome we are known for.

Please check the full implementation of our measures against the spread of COVID-19

Please visit the CY Government official website for more information on travelling to Cyprus and local measures.