July 21, 2020
Due to the increase of COVID cases on Grand Bahama Island in the past couple of weeks, the government has closed our borders for domestic and international crossings. The Prime Minister announced this morning that Grand Bahama Island will be on lock down for 2 weeks starting from Thursday, July 23rd at 7pm until Friday, August 7th at 5am. Please note that we will have limited staff and we will do our best to return calls and emails within 48 hours.
July 13, 2020
Bahamas Ministry Of Tourism & Aviation Enters Phase 2 Reopening As Of July 1
All Islands Of The Bahamas Reopen to International Travel; Visitors Must Present Negative COVID-19 Test and Complete an Electronic Health Visa to be Granted Entry
NASSAU, Bahamas, July 10, 2020 – The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation has entered into Phase 2 of the Tourism Readiness and Recovery Plan, which began on Wednesday, July 1 and allows for the resumption of international travel to The Bahamas.
It is recommended that all travellers interested in visiting The Bahamas review requirements applicable to each member of their party at Bahamas.com/travelupdates before booking a trip, to determine what steps need to be taken to be granted entry.
June 16, 2020
The Islands Of The Bahamas is preparing to re-open our borders and welcome international travelers back to our beautiful island nation. The health & wellbeing of our residents and visitors is our number one priority, and we are putting even greater emphasis on making sure The Bahamas is safe and clean for all to enjoy.
As of June 9, 2020, In accordance with the government’s phased reopening plan, inter-island domestic travel has resumed across The Islands Of The Bahamas. Travel by commercial flight, as well as mailboat, passenger ferry, domestic pleasure craft and yachts, are permitted across all islands.
All persons intending to travel domestically within The Bahamas are required to complete a Travel Health Card application prior to departure. Travellers can visit travel.gov.bs to complete the form online. This is an important step for contact tracing purposes. In the coming weeks, The Bahamas will continue preparing to reopen the country’s borders for international travel, which is expected on July 1. Full details surrounding the three-phase Tourism Readiness and Recovery Plan can be found here and press release here.
April 7, 2020
On April 6, the Prime Minister of The Bahamas announced full lockdown orders for all of The Bahamas as follows:
- From 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 8 through 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 14.
- From 9:00 p.m. Friday, April 17 through 5:00 a.m. on Monday, April 20.
- From 9:00 p.m. Friday, April 24 through 5:00 a.m. on Monday, April 27.
During these lockdown periods, virtually all businesses and service providers will be closed, including grocery stores. Hospitals, hotels with guests, law enforcement and essential utility personnel are exempted from these around the clock shutdown restrictions.
Please note that, as a result, the office will be closed from Thursday April 9th through Monday April 13, 2020.
March 30, 2020
Dear Taino Family,
First and foremost, Taino Beach Resort & Clubs would like to say that our thoughts are with all of you as we all continue to deal with the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
At Taino Beach Resort we take great pride in making the safety of our guests and staff our top priority. To do this we are following all of the COVID-19 Regulations imposed by the Bahamas Government in its Emergency Powers orders.
As of March 29, there have been 14 confirmed cases (thankfully, no deaths) in the Bahamas. The entire Bahamas is currently on a 24 hour curfew with all incoming passengers restricted from entering the country by air and sea.
The Resort is waiting for the reopening of the borders before accepting guests.
We have limited office staff and the current office hours for reaching the Reservation department (242-350-2200) are between 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday, although this is subject to change as regulations are amended.
Any questions, concerns or reservations requests can also be done via email; we will do our best to respond within 48 hours.
We wish you and your family well and we can’t wait to see you down here hopefully in the near future.
Taino Management & Staff